ELT Baptist Church

East London Basketball Camp (ELBC)


We had our first three day East London Basketball Camp last year and it was a blast.  We're doing the same again this year. A three-day community basketball camp for 13 -17-year-olds in East London providing high-quality basketball coaching from professional experienced coaches from the UK, USA, and Germany in a family environment. It will headed by an ex-NBA player, whos an acclaimed highschool coach.

When/ Where?

26th - 28th July 2018

Daily timetable @ St Bonaventures school, Forest Gate

Thursday Evening - No activities!

Friday Evening - No activities!

Saturday Evening - BBQ, Certificate and Prize giving, NBA Night - Zack sharing his NBA experiences, taking questions.  Ridley Christian Centre, 94 Upton Ln, London E7 9LW

The Team - Who are we?

This project is being led by Ayo Olajide, a church worker at ELT Baptist Church.

ELT  have twenty years’ experience of running local community projects, including working with Tower Hamlets Council, The Jack Petchey Foundation, local housing associations, Comic Relief and BBC Children in Need. The staff at ELT meet all requirements for working with children. 

The main coach for this camp is an ex-NBA player - Zack Jones - who has many years’ experience running similar camps; he also currently works as a basketball coach and High School principal in the USA. Zack has run similar camps in Germany and around the world for the last fifteen years. Other coaches come with diverse experiences of playing and coaching both internationally and nationally.

The team are all committed Christians and want to share their love of basketball as well as the truths of the gospel that impact their lives both on and off the court.

What to bring/ Wear?

  • Water and lunch each day

  • Come in your basketball kit, ready to play

  • Money for a tuck shop in the evening

  • Travel card if you want to catch the tube to our evening base rather than walk (20mins)

End, London E3 4TU

To Register and book

Follow the link below



Contact/ Enquiries


Telephone: +44 7932 043 694

Instagram: /elbc2018

Twitter: @elbc2017 

Address: ELT Community Center, Burdett Road, Mile 


£25 – this includes a camp T-Shirt as well as snacks and prizes and food each evening.

To pay online or in person at your bank use the following BACS: 

ELT Baptist Church

CAF Bank Ltd,     

Account No: 00009889

Sort Code   40-52-40.

Reference: 'ELBC initial of child.surname'

To pay by cheque:

Make the cheque payable to 'ELT Baptist Church' and send it (or bring it person) to the church office - ELBC ELT Baptist Church Burdett Rd, London E3 4TU