The  African Canadian Heritage Asscoiation is an African heritage program featuring African history lessons, arts and crafts, special events for students, who range in age from 5 to 16 years of age. Our Program includes communal lunches (prepared by parents and students) and a parental program which includes a series of parent workshops. 

Classes take place at Centennial College -- Progress Campus in rooms:
A2-91, A2-93, A2-95, A2-97
each Saturday from September to June
from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm. 

Our Mission

The mission of ACHA is to present an opportunity for children to learn about their heritage; to instill pride, self-worth and a commitment to excellence; encourage commitment to educational achievement, science and technology, social awareness and community development; to provide a stable and secure environment for the growth of our youth; and provide a meeting place for youth and adults for camaraderie and fun. 


  • Youth Retreat (for children 11 years and older)
  • Entrepreneur's Day 
  • Black History Challenge
  • ACHA Walk-a-thon  
  • Cook-offs

  • Kwanzaa Open House
  • Visions of Science Exhibit 
  • January Skate 
  • Fundraising Brunch
  • Oware Day 
  • Hike at Rattlesnake Point