YMCA d’Haiti Sports Camps
Now in its ninth year, a group of local volunteers, led by former Ridgewood YMCA Board of Directors member, Jim Delia, will return to Haiti this summer for camp in the town of Port-au-Prince. Formerly a soccer only camp, the Haiti Sports Camp now also includes vollyeball and basketball training.
Says Delia, “Soccer is an escape for most of these kids. It’s a way to occupy their day and for many, the game is a lifesaver. Our goal is take that enthusiasm for the game and use it to teach these kids some of the core values of the Y such as responsibility, teamwork, honesty, respect and caring”.
To make a donation to the YMCA d’Haiti Soccer Camps program, please click the Donate button below. Any amount, no matter how small, is greatly appreciated.
A $150 donation to the YMCA d’Haiti soccer camp program provides each boy or girl:
- one week of soccer and volleyball training
- 3 meals per day
- usage of all all sports facilities and cabins
- visits to local cultural destinations such as museums and historal landmarks
- a recreational beach party