Wednesday, March 19, 2008
I've recently become involved in helping out an organization called Instructional Sports Camps. Founded originally in Mobile, Alabama by Leno Pugh, the organization (and Leno) are now based in Portland, Oregon. The group uses the playing field as a classroom to coach and mentor underprivileged youth, with a mix of professional and amateur athletes, helping the kids develop self-confidence, leadership and teamwork skills. A number of friends and business colleagues are helping them out in various ways; I'm contributing some website and SEO consulting and helping them find other people who will help them advance their cause.
It's a free program for the kids, underwritten by sponsors and a lot of volunteer hours.
To find out more about this terrific sports camp for kids in Portland, visit www.sportscampsinc.org.