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. 

Membership is open to families and adult in the community. Annual membership fees are as follows:

Families with 1 child - $60.00

Families with 2 children - $90.00

Families with 3 or more children - $125.00

Price remains the same for children between 5 - 12 of age or youth between 13 - 18.

Associate/Adult members pay a 60.00 annual fee. This gives them an opportunity to vote at the Annual General Meeting, to sit on the board of directors and sign up for the various committees tasked with running the program.

All members are required to be in good standing at the start of the year.
Registration is not complete until payment is received.


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 12 years and older)
  • Entrepreneur's Day 
  • Black History Challenge
  • ACHA Hike-a-thon  
  • Cook-offs

  • Kwanzaa Open House
  • Visions of Science Exhibit 
  • January Skate 
  • Fundraising Brunch
  • Oware Day