Monday, May 20, 2013
Building Young Entrepreneurs is about encouraging your kids to discover and follow their passion
Behave LLC is launching it’s inaugural summer program, Building Young Entrepreneurs (BYE), in Historic Downtown College Park to train the next generation of entrepreneurs. “Building Young Entrepreneurs is about encouraging your kids to discover and follow their passion,” explains Lakeitha Grey, CEO of Behave and BYE Program Administrator. “I’ve read business success stories of kids as young as nine. Anything is possible with a dream and a little direction.” The 9-week day camp for middle school students will cover all of the steps of developing a business plan, from discovering your passion to presenting your plan. The program will feature mentorship from area entrepreneurs and give students the opportunity to pitch their business idea …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Students within grades 4 thru 8 have the opportunity to partake in a special science camp at Morehouse College.
Act now and meet today's application deadline to register your child in the Morehouse School of Medicine's Summer Science Academy, called the Ben Carson Science Academy at Morehouse College this summer. The Ben Carson Science Academy Camp is a day camp that lasts from 8am to 3:45pm from June 3rd to June 28th. The camp is open to students in grades 4 thru 8, and the application deadline is March 15th. According to promotional information for the camp, "The Academy provides an enrichment program for elementary and middle school students (4th-8th grade) to enhance their knowledge of science and health careers." This camp is supposedly for all those students that have already shown interest in health and sciences, and for students that have…
Monday, August 13, 2012
Boyz Rock is an outdoor excursion to help boys age 8 – 12 begin building firm foundations.
The 2nd annual Boys Rock event was held Sunday, August 12, from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 pm at the pristine Mants Estate at 7755 Hall Road, Fairburn, GA. There were an array of exciting activities planned. They included horseback riding, fishing, team building and discussion groups. The topics of discussion included: -Bullying – Dr. James Griffin, Morehouse School of Medicine; -Entrepreneurship - Endura Govan, founder//president - -Personal Hygiene - Larry Veal, comedian and motivational speaker; -Healthy Eating – Chef Denin and others. "It’s imperative we help our boys build a firm foundation” said NSA co-founder Henrietta Turnquest. “Our various programs will empower the children and give them the necessary tools to become successful in …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
This special summer camp teaches teens how to produce their own song and record a music video.
Be Proactive Foundation has probably one of the coolest summer camps in Atlanta. This elite group of Atlanta teenagers are learning from music industry professionals, how to write, produce, and shoot their own music video and song. Over 25 teens come together during the summer weeks at F22 Studios in East Atlanta to spend quality time being productive and proactive, instead of wasting away at home during the summer break. Their reward is the opportunity to learn how to make their own song, that will eventually be professionally produced, mastered and printed on a CD. For the past 2 years Peniece LeGall, the Director of Writer/Publisher Relations at SESAC, has mentored and supported the campers. She said it is just something that she …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
The Summer Session Art at Work program will take place July 9 – August 3.
Artists age 14-16 begin the Summer Session of the Art@Work Program on Monday at the West End Performing Arts Center. Art at work is an impact driven job readiness program that uses art as a vehicle to teach 21st century employment skills to under-served teens in Fulton County. Emphasizing critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration, the program uses theater, visual arts, creative writing and dance to prepare them for a positive future. All the participating students had to submit examples of their art and letters of recommendation to be accepted into the program. This year's participants will be paid a stipend to perform their summer duties and to partake in a collective production and exhibit and the end of the summer …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Fulton County hosts Camp 911
Saturday, June 23 is the start Of Fulton Couty's Camp 911 which will be held July 23-27, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To be eligible, prospective campers must live in unincorporated Fulton County or be the child of a Fulton County employee. The camp is offered at no cost through a coordinated effort by the Fulton County Police Department, Fire Rescue Department, Sheriff’s Office and Marshall’s Office. During Camp 911, campers will learn about topics including fire safety, first aid, and crime prevention through a variety of hands-on activities. Camp sessions will also cover topics such as bullying, self-defense and gang resistance. The camp will be held at the Fulton County Public Safety Training Center (3025 Merk Road, College Park, …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Summer Camp dates are May 29 - June 22.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Our friends at NPU- T sent over this flyer for Summer Camp Registration at the West End Performing Arts Center. Register at www.FultonArts.org or you can register in person Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Campers will participate in music, theatre, dance and visual arts activities. Ages 5-12.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The organization is also accepting applications for its summer camp.
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Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Athletes On The Rise will host a free summer camp on Saturday, May 5, for girls ages 7-18. The event is being held at English Park, 505 Bolton Road, in Atlanta. The Cascade-based organization is also currently accepting applications for its four-week summer camp that begins in June. "Girls ages 7-18 are encouraged to come out to jump rope, race, hula hoop, dance, exercise, talk about nutrition and being more healthy, and much more," said Shannon Florence, program director. "Wear athletic gear and tennis shoes!" Athletes On The Rise is a non-profit organization deisgned to fight childhood obesity and encourage young students to eat healthy and be active
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
This is the second part of our summer learning series. Find more incredible websites to keep kids grades Kindergarten through high school on task during the summer break.
Sometimes something I say or do will strike a nerve among my real life and online friends. After my previous article, "Keeping Up While Laying Back," readers requested more educational websites that they could use during the summer. From the article: Indeed, the notion that learning stops in May and begins again in September has been quite the controversial conversation in my mommy circles over the past few years. In the book "Outliers," by Malcolm Gladwell, (which I humbly believe should be required reading for all parents), the author states, “For its poorest students, America doesn’t have a school problem; It has a summer-vacation problem.” Putting numbers to the idea of the summer learning slide, The National Summer Learning …