UWG Summer Camps 2023: Sign It Don't Say It! American Sign Language: ASL West
Dates: July 17-21, 2023
Meets: M, Tu, W, Th and F from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: UWG Carrollton
Early Wolf Registration Fee: $280.00
There are still openings remaining at this time.
UWG Summer Camps
The University of West Georgia Summer Camps offer a unique experience for sixth through twelfth graders looking to explore their passions, make new friends, and learn a lot along the way.
Camp attendees will learn alongside faculty and staff experts to develop life skills and explore hands-on activities related to Arts & Culture, Computing & Entrepreneurship, Nursing, and Science.
Program: Sign It Don't Say It! American Sign Language: ASL West. ASL Campers will learn the 3rd most used language in America during this unique camp opportunity. Campers will have the opportunity to learn the history of ASL, cultural aspects of the language as well as the fundamentals of ASL through lectures, games, group activities and arts & crafts. Campers can expect to learn their ABCs, Numbers, Family Signs, Emergency Signs, Animal Signs, Food Signs, The Pledge of Allegiance and basic communication phrases and questions during this stimulating and engaging camp.
Ages: Rising 6th Graders through 12th Graders. The camp curriculum is designed for youth in middle through high school. Please register in the name of the child/student attending the camp.
Registration Fee: Sign up today for as many camps as you like at the Early Wolf rate savings of $15 off each camp through 4/1. Camp registration includes expert instruction from UWG faculty and staff, rich materials, hands-on activities, and delicious lunches on campus.
Location: UWG Carrollton. Facility TBA.
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Drop-off begins at 8:45 AM and all campers must be picked up between 2:45 PM and 3:00 PM.
Youth Waiver: Upon registration, participant's parent/guardian should complete the online UWG Summer Camps 2023 Youth Waiver Forms.
|Course Fee (Basic)||Early Wolf Registration Fee||$ 280.00|
UWG Carrollton1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118
Angela AshworthAngela graduated from the University of Florida with her B.A. in Communication Sciences & Disorders (Speech Language Pathology & Audiology). While at UF, Angela was a member of the Signing Gators Club and volunteered countless hours working with deaf, hard of hearing and special needs children and adults. She also took ASL I, II, III, and IV while in college as well as several classes after graduation. Angela is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and holds a proficiency rating of Advanced Plus on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview Rating Scale (SLPI), which is a scale for rating sign language communication skills that is based on highly skilled, knowledgeable native-like signers. In 2006, Angela moved to Georgia and began working at The Georgia School for the Deaf, GSD. She worked at GSD from 2007 to 2017 and held many positions there including Accountant, Assistant to the Principal, Office Manager, Speech Language Pathologist, Speech Language Pathologist Aide, ASL Interpreter and Fund Raising Coordinator. She helped to establish the Athletic Booster Club and the Mascot program as well. She also had the unique opportunity to attend an intense ASL Immersion Course at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC., the world’s only university in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. Angela currently teachers ASL classes both online and in person. She is currently a contracted teacher for several charter and home schools in the USA and teaches ASL to students working on obtaining their foreign language requirements for graduation. She is an active volunteer at local schools, daycare centers, senior centers and community theaters, teaching ASL and deaf awareness and acceptance, as well as signs, to incorporate into theatrical performances to students, teachers and members of the community. Angela is a technical advisor and ASL tutor for independent entertainment companies and works closely with actors and musicians to learn and correctly sign their lines in ASL for both on screen and live performances. in 2022, Angela was contracted to teach ASL with the Northern Lights Santa Academy, the largest Santa Claus school in the Southeast which provides quality education to all Santas, Mrs. Clauses and Elves of the Christmas community. For the past 17 years, Angela has offered private tutoring to deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing individuals in both English and ASL. Angela is the founder and C.E.O. of both I Love Learning ASL and Crest Pointe Entertainment Group, LLC. which specializes in the booking, management and promotions of live music. Angela resides in Villa Rica, GA with her husband, and together they are the real life "Brady Bunch," having six children between the two of them.
|07/17/2023||Monday||9 AM to 3 PM||UWG Carrollton|
|07/18/2023||Tuesday||9 AM to 3 PM||UWG Carrollton|
|07/19/2023||Wednesday||9 AM to 3 PM||UWG Carrollton|
|07/20/2023||Thursday||9 AM to 3 PM||UWG Carrollton|
|07/21/2023||Friday||9 AM to 3 PM||UWG Carrollton|