|Meets||June 26 -August 3 Monday -Thursday; 8-5pm, Required Noon-3:30pm|
Basketball Summer Academy
To build an enriching educational setting for economically disadvantaged youth, using athletics as a vehicle to inspire them to fulfill their academic, physical, and personal potential.
The program uses extracurricular activities, namely basketball, as a vehicle to engage participants in academic and other “off-the-court” activities. The program is designed to meet the academic needs of each individual participant and to offer experiences for learning that are unique, engaging, and new. The wide spectrum of academic areas address include literacy, homework help, individual and group tutoring, SAT/ACT prep, Regents Prep, and an array of curriculum-based classes that uses relevant and engaging subject matter to inspire students to think critically and to apply their learning to the real world.
Takes place at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Fort Greene.