ACHIEVE Atlanta, GA (Established 2011)
The camp and race will take place on the beautiful campus of The Westminster Schools, featuring a 50m pool, wooded trails, and a stadium with a 400m track.
The Odyssey Program partners with The Westminster Schools to provide Atlanta Public School children in grades 3-12 wirth an intensive summer academic program focusing on a core academic curriculum, the arts, and exposure to critical thinking skills, free of charge. The Odyssey Program partners with ACHIEVE Kids Tri to bring the program to the youth in Atlanta that need it the most.
Jun 04 - Jul 13, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
ACHIEVE Atlanta will be partnered with the highly successful Odyssey Atlanta program, which for more than a decade has worked to promote academic excellence and a habit of success to underserved kids in Atlanta's public school system, free of charge. The Odyssey program provides youth that might not otherwise have the resources, the opportunity to train for their first triathlon in an amazing facility The Westminster Schools. ACHIEVE Kids Tri is excited to share its resources in the city of Atlanta and is already looking at various opportunities for additional camps in the future.
Coach Highlight: Matt Wren
A research scientist with Georgia Tech Research Institute, Matt Wren is also a committed triathlete and endurance athlete. He has pursued his dream of sharing his passion for multisport with kids by working tirelessly to bring ACHIEVE Kids Tri to Atlanta. Without all of his hard work, ACHIEVE Atlanta would not be possible.
Matt’s role at Georgia Tech Research Institute is to conduct research on the performance and energy efficiency of buildings and infrastructure systems. This includes various assignments on behalf of public and private building owners, such as Georgia Tech's campus energy initiatives, public K-12 schools' energy initiatives, projects for private sector business owners, and work for Yellowstone National Park. The focus is typically on building systems and interactions between building systems, energy conservation measures for existing buildings, return on investment and life-cycle cost analyses, and indoor air quality analyses.