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Community and Continuing Education

Summer Basketball & Literacy Program

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Last updated on Tuesday, April 03, 2018.

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Summer Basketball & Literacy (or Numeracy) Programs

Community and Continuing Education is pleased to work with several HWDSB schools to offer a summer Basketball and Literacy focused program for students in Grades 6 to 10.  Eligible students may attend one or more of the five program weeks.

Programs Available:

Location Dates Times Notes
Elizabeth Bagshaw July 9-13, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  East Hamilton – NUMERACY Program
Saltfleet  July 9-13, 2018  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Upper Stoney Creek
Sir Allan MacNab  July 9-13, 2018  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  West Mountain
Saltfleet July 16-20, 2018  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Upper Stoney Creek
Sir Allan MacNab July 16-20, 2018  9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. West Mountain
Saltfleet July 23-27, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Upper Stoney Creek
Sir Allan MacNab July 23-27, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. West Mountain
Tiffany Hills July 23-27, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ancaster
Saltfleet July 30-August 3, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Upper Stoney Creek
Sir Allan MacNab July 30-August 3, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. West Mountain
Chedoke August 7-10, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. West Mountain
Saltfleet August 7-10, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Upper Stoney Creek
Sir Allan MacNab August 7-10, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. West Mountain

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Registration Deadline is Friday, June 1, 2018

Program Information:

FREE for eligible students in Grade 6 to 10 and who attended an Ontario School in 2017-2018

  • Play basketball, develop skills, meet new friends and have fun! Students can participate in one or more one week sessions
  • Literacy supports provided.  Reinforces teamwork, organizational and time management skills
  • Good attitude, behaviour and attendance is expected of every student
  • Visa students, visitors and students who did not attend an Ontario school in 2017-2018 may attend for a fee of $100 per session.  Fees must be paid in advance by cash or debit at the Hill Park Learning Centre, 465 East 16th Street, Hamilton.  Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,  July and August 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (statutory and board holidays excepted).
  • Students are asked to wear athletic clothes and shoes and bring nut free snacks and drinks each day.
ATTENDANCE:  Inform the teacher each day if you will be absent.  Please remember, parents are responsible for the timely arrival and departure of their child(ren) each day.
BEHAVIOUR:  Students enrolled in Summer Programs must make every effort to complete both in class and homework assigned to them.  Any lost time and / or assignments must be reconciled with their classroom teacher.  Students must be respectful of their teachers, fellow classmates and all other support staff on site at designated schools.  Parents will be contacted by the teacher and / or Principal should there be any concerns.  Students may be asked to leave the program if there are any concerns.
SUPPORT: 
There are no Special Education Resource Teachers available to assist with program modifications / accommodations.  Every effort will be made by the classroom teacher to support and enhance the learning of each student.  Identified students with Individual Education plans are welcome to attend with the above understanding.  HWDSB is committed to protecting your personal information.
What to Bring:
Program participants need to bring the following items with them to the Summer Basketball & Literacy Program everyday:
Pen/Pencil, Eraser, Peanut Free Lunch/Snack, Water Bottle, Athletic wear, Running Shoes, Summer Hat, Sunscreen
To find out more information about our program call or e-mail:

CCE Hill Park Learning Centre at 905-561-2190 or cce@hwdsb.on.ca

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