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Toronto students ready for encore soccer camp in Attawapiskat – Catholic Register

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2017286 Views

May 18, 2017

Anthony Macedo is used to playing soccer with intensity, but nothing prepared the 18-year-old goalkeeper for the emotions that spilled out when his school’s club travelled to Attawapiskat last year.

“Honestly it was a really emotional time,” he said of the trip that turned a soccer camp into an inspirational experience for both the Toronto high schoolers and the First Nations community. “A lot of us were crying up there when we were leaving. We’d made so many great connections with these kids and it was a great experience for us.”

It was such a great experience that Macedo, along with his BMTM Royals teammates and coach, will once again make the more than 1,000-km journey from Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School in Toronto to the remote northern Ontario community. The team is currently raising funds for the June 18-25 trip that will see them run soccer camps for elementary and high school students.

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