Emerald Gems Foundation: Mission

To enhance the lives of the youths of the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing positive experiences and learning opportunities utilizing basketball as a means.

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Basketball Camps

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EMERALD GEMS 2016 2nd Annual U.S.V.I Basketball Coaching Seminar

By |July 7th, 2016|

COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS:
When: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Time: 9am-12noon
Cost: FREE
Location: Ivanna Eudora Kean High School

 

 

Please register by Tuesday, August 2nd via the Online Registration link. 

Camp Director
MILTON NEWTON

Proud native of St. Thomas U.S.V.I., Former General Manager of the NBA Minnesota Timberwolves and CoFounder of Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. is offering their 2nd Annual Basketball Coaching Seminar and Youth Camps at no cost.

Coaching Seminar Guest […]

Timberwolves and Sun Country Airlines® to Host High School Students from Emerald Gems Foundation

By |February 27th, 2016|

CREDIT: Timberwolves.com

Group of students from U.S. Virgin Islands to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Minnesota Timberwolves and other Minneapolis businesses

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Timberwolves and Sun Country Airlines® have teamed with the Emerald Gems Foundation to provide six selected high school juniors from the U.S. Virgin Islands the opportunity for an all-expense paid trip […]

Education & Basketball Enrichment Program

By |February 26th, 2016|

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2016 Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. Education & Basketball Enrichment Program – Minnesota Twin Cities Area Trip Recap

Emerald Gems held a promotion offering high school students in their junior year who play basketball the opportunity to participate in a week long robust and fun trip to Minnesota Twin Cities […]

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Coaches

By |August 27th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Ages 14-17

By |August 27th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Ages 8-13

By |August 25th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Basketball Camp, Friends and Family

By |August 24th, 2015|

Photos: Emerald Gems Inaugural Camp, Sponsors and Contributors

By |August 23rd, 2015|

Park Named in Newton’s Honor

By |August 10th, 2015|

(Original story credit: Matt Schoch of the Virgin Islands Daily News)

ST. THOMAS – Milt Newton’s park is now Milt Newton Park.

The Bordeaux basketball court where he fell in love with the game was rededicated to the Virgin Islands native in a ceremony Friday night in his old west St. Thomas neighborhood.

“I’m proud to be from […]

Coaching 101 From a Master as Newton brings Larry Brown to V.I.

By |August 10th, 2015|

(Original story credit: Matt Schoch of the Virgin Islands Daily News)

ST. THOMAS – One of the greatest coaches in basketball history came to Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on Thursday to give local coaches a free clinic on how to mold young players and young people.

As Milt Newton said as he introduced his college […]