Archive for Wednesday, June 3, 2009

National Youth Sports Program comes to KCKCC

June 3, 2009

The 14th annual National Youth Sports Program will take place June 15 to July 17 at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Open to the youth in the Kansas City, Kan., community whose parents or guardians meet Department of Health and Human Services income guidelines, the NYSP combines sports instruction with educational programs. Activities include basketball, football, softball, volleyball, soccer, golf, swimming and track and field, as well as alcohol and drug abuse prevention, nutrition and health, higher education and careers, math and science and service learning.

Camp hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays with the one exception of Friday, July 17. Also, no camp will be held Monday, July 6.

Cost is $25, which includes daily USDA-approved meals, transportation to and from the college campus, interaction with area professionals, college students and staff and an NYSP T-shirt.

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration packets are now available at the Community Education Building on the east side of the KCKCC campus, 7250 State Avenue, and must be picked up in person. They will not be mailed. Registration will not be considered complete until a current physical examination form is on file. Further information is available by contacting the KCKCC Community Education Division at (913) 288-7660.


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