Austim Youth Basketball Leauge
AYBL starts Saturday, January 14th at Premier Sports Academy in Winterville, from 9 - 10am. The leauge is tailored to meet the unique needs of children with Autism and is FREE to all individuals with Autsism ages 5 - 21! Children will start by learning fundamentals and work their way to fun non-competitive games. Please feel free to come any Saturday you are available.
For more information please contact:
Amy Soderstrom (Autism Society)
Water, water everywhere...
Rent a kayak, paddle boat, canoe, or Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) for the day. Or the summer! EVERYONE should be able to experience the awesomeness of these activities. We can help make that happen! Check out the links below (all local), and if you need help with some modifications, just let us know!
The Boathouse at North Campus Complex (Greenville, NC)
Inner Banks Outfitters (Washington, NC)
River Park North (Greenville, NC)
NC Beaches - lots of rental places on the coast. For more specific recommendations, contact us.
Exceptional Community Baseball Leauge
The Exceptional Community Baseball League (ECBL) began in 2005 as part of Greenville’s Little League division called Challenger League. The objective of this league is to provide the Special Needs Population of Greenville and the surrounding areas with a baseball program.
Visit their website for more information
Disc (Frisbee) Golf
Every year we do a unit on Frisbees/Disc Golf. Disc Golf, is a lifetime sport! There are three courses in Greenville...some a little more bumpy and woodsy than others, but all are free!
ECU Course - N. Campus Complex
For more information on these and other courses, click HERE.
Real life treasure hunting! Geocaching is a great activity that the entire family can do. Grab your GPS or simply download an app, and you're set! There are a ton of caches in this area! Click these links to find out more!
What is Geocaching?
Local Caches - beginner/easier caches highlighted in green
Goose Creek State Park Geocache Trail (Washington, NC)
Local Parks and Greenways
Lots and lots of light hiking/walking opportunities in eastern NC. Load up the dogs, some water, and a snack (or two), and get outside. Many of these greenways and trails are wheelchair accessible!
Pitt County Walking Trails and Routes
ECU Walking and Running Routes
Sunset Park (Rocky Mount, NC)
Goose Creek State Park (Washington, NC)
Dismal Swamp State Park (South Mills, NC)
Pettigrew State Park (Creswell, NC)
And many more! Click HERE.
List of activities that involve minimum set-up and equipment. Subjects, such as reading and math, can be integrated into many of these activities. All activities can be easily modified to meet the needs of all students.
Great activities for students of all skill levels. Activities are grouped according to activity level: low, moderate, high.
Great activities to play with multiple children during the holidays! Equipment needed, variations, and grade level included.
Diagrams for general set-up and examples of possible variations for each.
Examples of obstacle courses appropriate for all students. Great for large classes. Variations are endless!
Modifications for commonly used fitness tests: Mile Run, Shuttle Run, Sit-ups, Pull-ups, Sit and Reach.