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Benton Harbor High School to Host Pop-Up Registration from 11AM – 3PM, ET On Saturday, July 12
OF BENTON HARBOR, MICHIGAN
$1 REGISTRATION FOR MATEEN CLEAVES “1 GOAL, 1 PASSION ”
SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMPS TO BE HELD IN BENTON HARBOR
Benton Harbor High School to Host Pop-Up Registration from 11AM – 3PM, ET
On Saturday, July 12
WHAT: A special Pop-Up registration will be held at the Benton Harbor High School on Saturday, July 12th to accommodate youth and parents interested in participating in this year’s Mateen Cleaves “1 Goal, 1 Passion” summer basketball camps presented by Grand Rapids, Mich. –based retailer Meijer.
The comprehensive three-day camps in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor, Michigan, provide a platform to encourage children to make healthy choices for their minds and bodies. The camps will focus on basic life skills including goal-setting sessions, self-esteem exercises, environmental awareness as well as health and nutrition education, character development, and basketball drills.
The 1 Goal, 1 Passion summer camp will be held in Benton Harbor, from July 22 – 24. Additional camps will be held in Lansing from July 29 – 31 and in Cleaves’ hometown of Flint – from Aug. 5-7. Two sessions will be held daily catering to different age groups; Session I: 9 a.m. to Noon, ET. (8- to 12-year-olds) and Session II: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., ET (13- to 17-year-olds)
The camps are sponsored in part by Coca-Cola and Fathead.
WHO: Saturday’s registration will be led by former Michigan State basketball
star Thomas “T.K.” Kelly. Kelly will be on hand to answer questions, and help kids register for the $1 camp.
A roster of Michigan’s professional athletes will coach the upcoming summer camps including, Mateen Cleaves, NBA players and Spartans including the “Flintstones” Morris Peterson, Antonio Smith and Charlie Bell, plus MSU’s Andre Hutson, Travis Walton, Jason Richardson, Dujuan Wiley, Draymond Green and Robaire Smith.
WHEN: 11AM, ET - 3PM, ET Pop Up Registration.
(Online registration for the “1 goal, 1 Passion.” camps in Benton Harbor is open through July 21.)
WHERE: Benton Harbor High School
870 Colfax Ave.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
ABOUT: The Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor, Michigan
Located at 600 Nate Wells Senior Drive, The Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor has served the youth of Benton Harbor since 1999. The Club provides afterschool and summer programs promoting educational and career development, character and leadership development, and healthy lifestyles for more than 1000 boys and girls at the Fettig Youth Campus and Joel E. Smilow Teen Center.
CONTACT: Martine Charles
“Mateen Cleaves’ 1 Goal. 1 Passion” Summer Camps