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G3: Getting Girls in the Game

Unlocking the Potential of Every Girl Through The Power of Basketball

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Our team has responded to a call from the City of Boston to get urban female youth more actively engaged in and have equal access to sport programming. By following our global mission of educating and inspiring at-risk youth through basketball, we have partnered with Boston Public and Charter schools to launch Getting Girls in the Game, a free sport-for-development program open to all Boston inner city girls. G3 enrolls elementary through high school girls. 

PROGRAM GOAL:

The primary goal of G3 Boston is to provide a safe, supportive, sport-based response to barriers in girls' health, self-esteem, and access to regularly scheduled physical activity. 

HOW WE DO THIS:

We accomplish our goals by achieving the following four objectives:

  1. Provide Places of Play: Create a safe and supportive environment for structured sport and education programming.
  2. Increase Female Participation in Sport: Provide inactive girls with opportunities to be physically active in order to prevent disease and encourage health and education.
  3. Connect and Integrate Coach-Mentors and Youth: Equip young female leaders with the life skills and experience needed to positively impact themselves and their peers through the mentorship of Coaches, Educators, and the Boston Police Department.
  4. Educate and Empower: Increase nutritional knowledge, instill a sense of body positivity and develop habits for healthy living and community engagement.
G3 encourages us to try something new...basketball can take you really far.
— Catanzia Cooper, G3 Athlete

PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE:

In partnership with the Boston Police Department, Shooting Touch looks forward to rolling out the following:

G3 Preseason Training: 9/7-11/30 2017

G3 Enrichment Outings: 11-3/2018

G3 Thanksgiving Clinic- 11/18/2018

G3 Saturday Trainings- 11/11-12/16 2018

G3 Christmas Tournament: 12/16-12/17 2018

G3 and Celtics Jr. Academy 1/20-2/23 2018

G3 Spring Training League: 2/27-TBD 2018

G3 Summer Clinic: 7/24-8/30 2018

G3 Summer league: July-August 2018

 

 

 

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G3 in partnership with the Jr. celtics


G3 in partnership with the Jr. celtics


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JR. CELTICS ACADEMY

Shooting Touch's G3 Program is pleased to announce a great partnership with the Boston Celtic's Junior Celtics Program. 

The Jr. Celtics Academy program is presented by New England Baptist Hospital challenges over 600 3rd-6th graders to develop their basketball game through skills, drills and leadership training.

Registration is open to 3-6th grade females.

The Academy is FREE and there are only 20 spots available!

The 5 week academy will run from January 20th-February 22.

The first session will be held on Saturday January 20th at the Madison Park High School in Roxbury, MA. Here, participants will receive their Celtics jerseys. Subsequent sessions (beginning Thursday January 25th) will be on Thursdays at The Epiphany School (154 Centre St. Dorchester, MA) from 6-7:30pm.

 Jr. Celtics Coach's will conduct workouts and track drill scores from Jan. 21 until Feb. 22. The top 10% of improvers will receive tickets to the Celtics home game on Sunday, Mar. 11 vs. the Indiana Pacers and one "MVP" will be selected and honored at half time of the game!

This Jr. Celtics Academy is run by G3 Program Director and Jr. Celtics Coach, Kash Cannon.

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