Inspiration at The Get Ahead Project

Written by: Ilma Roux Ilma Roux worked for The Leacock Foundation in 2014, as the Marketing Manager based out of Queenstown, South Africa. She contributed many great things to Get Ahead and to Leacock, and wrote this wonderful, reflective blog post about the inspiration she felt while there.  Early morning and a weak African sun breaks through […]

Children Around the World

Written by: Whitney Miller Whitney Miller is in Grade 12 and her role at Leap Camp this past summer was as a volunteer, helping out in one of the classes. She discovered Leap through her involvement with the Leacock Foundation and her previous volunteering at Rose Avenue’s Reading Buddies program and Saturday Club. “Children Around […]

The Final Week at Leap Camp 14

Written by: Esther Kim Esther Kim taught English in Korea for 3 years and for 8 years after that owned a private after-school education centre in Thornhill, Ontario teaching high school English, K-8 Language Arts, and ESL. She is an Ontario certified teacher, currently working as a supply teacher for TDSB. She has been part […]