Here is a look back at PYB’s most successful summer yet! We grew our programs to serve more kids, we grew our staff to accomplish more work, and we grew our community all along the way! We are grateful for everyone who joined our movement this summer and we look forward to using this momentum as we enter our fall and winter season.
19 new staff members!
- 7 corporate based and 12 camp based summer interns joined our team and elevated our game at all levels
- 4 intern led seminars
- 2 special events
- 1 intern Center City Sips outing
6 weeks of Collegiate Summer Camp Series
- 45 campers at Philadelphia University
- 30 campers at Chestnut Hill College
- 112 campers at St. Joe’s University
- 112 campers at Temple University
- 98 campers at Drexel University
- 82 campers at La Salle University
- 2 camp field trips
- 10 special guest visits including Mayor Jim Kenney, Marc Zumoff, Nate Blackwell, the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Truck, and more!
1 week at Barrett Playground running a camp in partnership with Coach Marvin Kilgore
- 184 kids served
- 4 PYB volunteer coaches
- 1 visit from the local fire department!
1 week in Treasure Beach, Jamaica running a camp in partnership with Philadelphia Men’s Basketball League (PMBL)
- 643 campers served
- 38 PMBL coaches
- 4 PYB youth coaches
- 8 PYB adult coaches and volunteers
- 800 pairs of sneakers donated
- Unlimited jerk chicken!