ELT Baptist Church

East London Basketball Camp (ELBC)


A three-day community basketball camp for 11-16-year-olds in East London providing high-quality basketball coaching from professional experienced coaches from the UK, USA, and Germany in a family environment.

When/ Where?

15th - 17th August 2016

Daily timetable @ Raines Foundation upper school, Approach Road, Bethnal Green, E2 9 LY from 10am-4pm

Evenings @ ELT Baptist church youth centre 5:00pm-7pm 

Monday Evening - Pizza, NBA2K Tournament, Snooker, Table Tennis

Tuesday Evening - No activities!

Wednesday Evening - BBQ, Certificate and Prize giving, Music set by A-Star, NBA Night - Zack sharing his NBA experiences, taking questions.  

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)

Contact/ Enquiries


Telephone: +44 7932 043 694

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elbc1517/

Twitter: @eltbaptist 

Address: ELT Community Center, Burdett Road, Mile End, London E3 4TU

To book

Follow the link below



£40 – 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