Mission Society's Olympic Day 2019

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New York City Mission Society

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More than 800 campers from Mission Society’s Summer Power Academy will take to the field in Van Cortlandt Park and compete in Olympic Day on Friday, August 9.

The annual event features field activities, team-building exercises, and health, fitness and nutrition activities. The event is designed to let campers show off their smarts, and their physical prowess - youth from kindergarten through fifth grade compete throughout the day.

Olympic Day takes place at Van Cortlandt Park, and will feature athletic events such as relay races, kick ball, and track and field events. The area will be divided into 20 stations that promote physical wellness, and include a healthy eating station (to learn how to maintain a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle) and a recovery station (to find out about muscle recovery during exercise).

EVENT: Mission Society’s Olympic Day, a culminating event for more than 800 students
from Mission Society’s free Summer Power Academy program

WHEN: Friday, August 9, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM.

WHERE: Van Cortlandt Park (Broadway and Van Cortlandt Park South), Bronx

Groups and individuals who are interested in volunteering should contact events@missionsociety.org.

Mission Society's Dynamic Summer Programming

The Mission Society Summer Power Academies deliver the highest standard of supportive educational programming to our most vulnerable youth in New York City. The program operates in over 7 sites providing free Summer Day Camp to over 800 students from under-served communities; providing academic support, cultural enrichment, and healthy recreational activities.

Mission Society of New York City

Since 1812, Mission Society of New York City has led the charge in providing vital programming to support under-served New Yorkers. Today, our progressive portfolio of educational programs, make a positive, long-term impact on the City’s most under-served communities by promoting academic achievement, youth empowerment; providing career opportunities and cultural enrichment. Learn more at http://www.missionsociety.org.

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Fri Aug 09, 2019
10:00 AM - 03:30 PM  


Broadway and, Van Cortlandt Park SBronx, NY 10471




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  • Must be at least 16
  • 10 AM - 3:30 PM

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