On Monday, January 21, 2019, Glen Ridge Taekwon-do in Montclair, NJ held a one-day mini-camp for school children since schools were closed for the holiday. The camp came about as a result of the close relationship the school has with fellow TKDI school, Master Marr's Taekwon-do. It is collaborations like this that show the real value of Taekwon-do International to enable schools and school owners to work together to make each and every school a better version than before.
The camp was run by Master Laura Giletti, 6th Dan and co-owner of Glen Ridge Taekwon-do, who said, "I try to come up with new ideas to keep things fresh for the students as well as the instructors, so when I saw that Master Marr was running a series of one-day mini-camps I thought it would be fun to try it! Master Marr and Master Bayless have a lot of fun events throughout the year."
The full-day camp happened to be on one of the coldest days of the year--temperatures outside were in single digits but inside students stayed warm with taekwon-do lessons, volley ball games with balloons, races to stack school equipment, and each camper got a chance to try the Laser Maze. And even though the campers were disappointed that no actual lasers were used in the making of the maze, the challenge of getting through was enjoyed by everyone, even the camp leader, Master Laura Giletti!