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BAFOL BEARS SUMMER ART CAMP-KY

BAFOL BEARS FREE SUMMER ART CAMP

Children ages 8 through 12 are welcomed into the California Community  Center three days a week (Mon., Wed., Fri.), the month of June, to learn how to create different forms of art by a licensed Art Therapist.  Upon completion of the camp, ALL the campers will be participating in the BAFOL Art Showcase July 28, 2018 (Chestnut Street YMCA Ballroom) from 3-5pm (EST) to display their chosen "Works of Art" for purchase.


The campers will enjoy a schedule filled with lunch, art expression, and recess (basketball, hula hoop, and kick ball). 

BAFOL BEARS ART CAMP REGISTRATION-KY

BAFOL BEARS Summer Program

Summer Youth Program

BAFOL BEARS  Summer Art Camp Program  starts June 11, 2018 Ages: 8-12 (siblings 5 - 12 can attend) 

Mon., Wed., Fri.  


 KY LINK TO REGISTER   Hours are (1pm-4pm) for the month of June ONLY


TN LINK TO REGISTER.  Hours are (8:30am-3:00pm) for June 11th ONLY


Program will consist of:  


Engage in a variety of hands-on experiences, and explore art processes to create works of art during this camp designed specifically for high functioning children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Each day will be a new art adventure as we explore different themes through art-making activities, sensory experiences, and the campers' own personal interests. During camp, a special guest (Music & Art) therapist will lead interactive musical activities to spark our imaginations and get our toes tapping! Taught by qualified instructors, the camp will have additional helpers to provide one-on-one guidance. Visual picture schedules and social stories will be used to integrate art, music, social interaction, sensory exploration, and movement.


TEEN CAMP  Ages: 13-17  10:00am - 2:00pm 

Reading Rocket

Come join us for Reading Rocket Discovery Challenge and the BAFOL Bear's Summer Youth Camp...Let's get out of our comfort zone and discover more, move more, lean more, and have fun!  

BAFOL PC Lab & Library

Ages: 13-17  2:00pm - 6:00pm (school year) & 10:00am - 2:00pm (Summer Program) Starts June 18, 2018.



The Computer  Lab & Library volunteers works one-on-one with students to help them learn and  practice specific skills such as Microsoft Office, online KHAN Academy, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing and communication skill building.


Application for the July 9-Aug. 9 class is at this LINK

PC LAB & LIBRARY REGISTRATION FORM

THIS ONLINE FORM IS A PRE-REGISTERATION FORM ONLY

YMCA (930 W. Chestnut Street, Room 702), Louisville, KY 40203

We love our "Auttie Families, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Booker Autism Foundation of Learning, Inc.

101 North 7th Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, United States

833-828-8476

Hours

The BAFOL BEARS PC Lab & Library Program starts July 9, 2018.  The summer hours of operation will be Mon-Thur 11am-2pm and the JCPS schedule will be Mon-Thur 2pm-4pm.

BAFOL Bears Art Camp Registration Forms for JUNE 11-29

Please download, fill out, and bring the Summer Art Camp Registration Forms for each child to participate in the camp ( on the first day).

BAFOL Art Showcase, Saturday, July 28, 2018 3-5pm

We encourage family participation with our BAFOL's Art Showcase.  Every BAFOL Bears Art camp student will have an opportunity to display and sale there art work at the Art Showcase.  

BAFOL BEARS TEEN CAMP

KENTUCKY

BAFOL BEARS TEEN CAMP in KY

BAFOL BEARS PC Lab & Library Program engages TEENS (13-17yrs) in Computer Learning Programs (ABC Mouse, KHAN Academy, PBSkids, NASA Kids, Softschools, etc.)

INDIANA

BAFOL BEARS TEEN CAMP focuses on Athletics for Fitness Games, Team Building, and indoor Sports FUN! 

GEORGIA

BAFOL BEARS TEEN CAMP in GA

BAFOL BEARS TEEN CAMP is designed to help students discover their strengths, exercise their creativity and overcome academic difficulties using an Arts-based  curriculum with an Athletic component for team achievement.

CALIFORNIA

BAFOL BEARS TEEN CAMP focuses on Yoga, nature walks, arts, crafts, music and more. Learn yoga poses, games, self -calming and mindfulness techniques (2-4 sessions).


More information TBA 

CANINE & AUTISM

Canine & Autism

Have you opened YOUR inner thoughts to Canine & Autism Therapy?  We have!


More information TBA

Booker Autism Foundation of Learning is a 100% volunteer ran and operated 501 (c)3 Charitable Nonprofit Foundation that is privately funded by the Honorable Rev. Dr. Jasmine L. Booker and her husband Mr. Christopher Booker.  Of whom do apply for grants to maintain the FREE programs to the community.  If you have questions or concerns regarding any of our services, please feel free to reach out to us at the link provided.

THEATER & ARTS DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEERS

Mistt Trisha Grant-Actress

Trisha L. Grant

Director of the Theater & Arts Department

Christopher C. Booker

Theater & Arts Consultant & Manager

Miguel Hernandez

Bilingual Artist Consultant & Interpreter 

Theater of Artistic Arts

Miss Ayi Jihu

Miss Ayi Jihu-Children on the Spectrum of Autism

As a Ambassador for BAFOL, Inc., I know that children on the Spectrum of Autism learn by seeing & doing.


You can read more about her at https://www.ayijihu.com/about-ayi

Indian Performers

Cultural Theater and Dance Generate excitement

A Two (2) week Camp Session that will focus on students putting on a Broadway Jr. Show at the end of each session (starting 2019).


Session #1 – June 4 – 15
Session #2 – June 18 – 29 


More information TBA 

A Message from our VP/CFO/Arts Manager

Happy New Year~


I am Mr. Christopher Booker, VP, CFO, and Arts Manager of the Theater of Artistic Arts (TAA) for Booker Autism Foundation of Learning, Inc. (BAFOL).  I would like to encourage everyone to read about our newly formed division for "THE ARTS" with children on the Spectrum of Autism.  The Playwrights Symposium for Special Needs Children Theatre Awards will become an annual event that honors & educates the under recognized "Auttie World" in the Theater, TV, Film, and literary arts industries from around the country and abroad.  Our program will embody educational workshops, networking opportunities, an awards ceremony, and our newly added 30 minute Theater of Artistic Arts that will be traveling to perform in (TN, GA, CA).

BOOKER AUTISM FOUNDATION BROCHURE

BAFOL Brochure 2017-2018(1) (pdf)

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