Activities 2019

 

Includes free lunch and snack. Certified educators and instructors.

All activities take place at the JH Morgan Gym, from 10am - 2pm, unless otherwise indicated.

 

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YOGA

June 3-4

Monday - Tuesday

 

It's Yoga time! This program is designed for beginners ages, 6 and up. The program will be taught by Ashley Johnson, a certified Yoga instructor. Youth will be taught deep breathing techniques, be an introduction to meditation and learn several poses. Yoga will enhance their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. Yoga improves their coordination, and body awareness. Yoga improves their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improves. On the last day, the youth will be asked to demonstrate a Yoga move that he/she has learned.  Watch out for a surprise.

 

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TRACK & FITNESS

June 5-7

Wednesday - Friday

 

He's back... Coach AT Barnes is back for the second year in a row, to instruct our youth during the track and fitness camp. Coach AT Barnes, a certified sports performance coach and personal trainer, graduated from Cartersville High School (2005) as a scholar athlete. He earned a full athletic scholarship to Georgia Tech where he played as an outside linebacker (2010). He too, was a former ELW youth, and enjoys investing his time and talents  to serve and mentor the youth in our community. Coach Barnes is now the owner of Prodigy Transition Services, LLC.   As participants, you will learn running and stretching techniques, how to sprint properly, and the value of nutrition, proper nutrition and the importance of physical fitness. The participants will be divided into groups based on their age and skill level.  Fitness and good nutrition are essential for being healthy. Bring your water bottles or Gatorade. Come join us... run, sweat, get fit and have fun.

 

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BASKETBALL

June 10-18, JH Morgan & Aubrey Street

Monday - Thursday (1st week - no program on Friday)

Monday - Tuesday (2nd week)

 

This two-week program is our largest and open to all youth, ages 6-17. College basketball players and high school coaches will teach this program.  As a participant, you will be taught basketball fundamentals, the rules of basketball, the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship and proper stretching techniques by high school coaches and assistants and college players. The participants will be divided into groups based on their age and skill level.  All participants, ages 6-17, must participate in the Read, Write, Now Program. Watch out for a visit from a "Guest Celebrity." Attend and learn the game of basketball, read, write and soar endlessly!

 

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READ, WRITE, NOW

June 10-13

Monday - Thursday

 

Darya Dismuke Barnes, Ed.S., will teach our this program. Darya is a state certified educator with 16+ years of experience. This program will help participants improve their reading comprehension, become better readers, writers and listeners.  Participants will be grouped by age and skill level. The participants will be accessed and will learn strategies to improve academic skills.  All instruction is geared from the CRCT domain. This program will coincide with our basketball program.  All basketball participants must participate in the Read, Write, Now, program.  You are a learner! Learning lives in you!  We will make reading and write incredibly fun!

 

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STEM, LET'S GO!

June 19-21

Wednesday - Thursday

 

Our unique science and technology summer program is designed to meet the needs of youth ages, 6-17. Carefully researched STEM based science lessons help engage students in observation, measurement, identification of properties, and experimentation involving life, earth, and physical science concept. We will end this week with a guided, engaging, local outdoor exploration. On the last day, we will on a group field trip.  More details to come. So, register your child so he/she can experience a Science adventure.  Join instructor, Darya Dismuke Barnes, Ed.S., for this fun Science adventure.  AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED.

 

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EVERYDAY MATH

June 24-27

Monday - Thursday (no program on Friday)

 

Math is everywhere! The participants will learn different techniques to solve mathematical problems and most importantly learn how Math is used everyday life. Darya Dismuke Barnes, Ed.S., is thrilled to teach this program again for the fifth year. Mrs. Barnes will use everyday examples to spark an interest. This will give them an understanding how we use Math every day and the importance of learning Math. The Program will change a youth's negative attitude about learning mathematics to a positive attitude, increase mathematical skills, and improve a youth's critical thinking and reasoning. The Game Truck is coming to back to camp on the last day.  AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED.

 

 

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DAILY TRIVIA & TEAM BUILDING

June 3-27

 

Every day we play trivia and team-building exercises! It's a program favorite. We have educational questions for each age group and if they answer correctly, they will receive a prize. Most of the answers require research and if so, they have to write the answer in completed sentences on paper. The participants are so motivated and eager to learn. So, attend do the research, learn, have fun and win!

 

 


 



ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED

 

VOLUNTEER

 

SUMMER
BASKETBALL
LEAGUE WAIVER

 

BROCHURE

 

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Activities

 

June 3-4

Yoga

 

June 5-7

Track & Fitness

 

June 10-18

Basketball

 

June 10-13

Read/Write/Now

 

June 19-21

STEM, Let's Go!

 

June 24-27

Everyday Math

 

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Summer
Basketball League

 

June 1-July 13

Youth Ages, 6-17

 

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Contact Us

 

Athletic Director

PO Box 722

Cartersville, GA 30120

infoelwyouth@gmail.com

 

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Gym Locations


JH Morgan Gym

129 Aubrey Street

Cartersville, Ga 30120

 

Aubrey Street Gym

29 Aubrey Street

Cartersville, Ga 30120




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