The middle school years are critical time for students, who must attain valuable skills to determine a future path of academic success and workplace success. By strengthening communication, perceptual and intellectual proficiencies, the Write on Sports program provides a set of skills than can be applied to academic and other areas beyond sports writing.
Write on Sports is a literacy program designed to inspire under-served middle school students to become better writers by teaching them to write about something they love -- sports! The program revolves around a two week summer camp where students participation tuition free in classroom instruction, group activities, video production, interviews and panels with pro athletes and journalists, and a field trip. In addition to improving communication skills, Write on Sports improves critical thinking, self-esteem and provides a readiness for students as they move through high, college and into the workforce.