Our Take on COVID-19
Since March 2020, due to the pandemic, we’ve converted our programs to be online. We’ll return to in-person activities only when public health authorities agree, as the safety and health of our participants and team members are our top priority.
Check out our virtual activities
Getting to know Square Circle
Square Circle is committed to delivering a new way of engaging, educating and empowering youth. We work to strengthen the local community in fostering more confidence, resilience and courage among young leaders through the use of Social Circus and creative arts.
The Four Pillars of Square Circle:
Teach and educate youth in a new and inspiring way
Foster personal development and enhance social skills
Increase physical activity
Develop personal self-expression and creativity
Based on the tradition of Social Circus, our programs develop communication, interpersonal, artistic, and physical skills of young people in a safe, collaborative and fun environment. We use unique, innovative ways to educate and foster confidence. Through this dynamic approach of arts-based education, our programs embody teamwork, creativity and play in a non-competitive, non-judgmental and safe environment.
Engaging young people through creative, innovative ways
We focus on youth between the ages of 9 and 14 in underserved neighborhoods of Toronto. Our range of programs help develop communication, interpersonal, artistic and physical skills in a safe, collaborative and fun environment.
What we do is designed expressly to assist young people strengthen their self-esteem and trust in others and to teach them important social skills while expressing their creativity.
We teach circus disciplines: juggling, poi, team building games, aerial techniques clowning and pyramids, and a variety of creative arts: dance, acting, improvisation, and photography.
We offer young people free participation in our programs and events as the costs are kindly and generously covered by charitable donations, in-kind contributions, sponsorships and grants.
We offer free:
March Break programs
Events like our interactive Open House
By supporting Square Circle, you give youth in Toronto's Regent Park and nearby
communities meaningful experiences that will help shape their future
Your donation will go directly towards making a difference in the lives of underserved youth through:
Free access to all of our Social Circus Programs
Transit for all youth to attend the programs
Food (lunch and snacks)
Safe space for the programs to run & for youth to be who they are
Outings which broaden youth experience
Up to six hours of impact activities each day
The opportunity for the youth to gain key skills and meaningful memories
Certified Social Circus instructors to facilitate programs
End of program 'Show & Tell' skill demonstration
No amount is too small.
We greatly appreciate all contributions.