South Lake Tahoe, CA - The City of South Lake Tahoe Recreation Department is partnering with the Giants Community Fund to offer a modified Junior Giants Baseball Program for the 2020 baseball season. The program features a Digital Dugout offering coaching sessions including physical activities, lessons on health and wellness, reading incentives and character development.
Participants will learn skills and drills through videos made especially for Jr Giants by San Francisco Giants Manager, Gabe Kapler, and his coaching staff! The program offers two summer sessions beginning June 7th.
“We are pleased to continue to offer Junior Giants through the virtual “at home” format and promote the important core values of the program,” said Recreation Superintendent Lauren Thomaselli, “Participants will gain self-confidence, understand personal integrity, build teamwork, and know what it means to be a leader as well as learning baseball fundamentals.”
About Junior Giants
Junior Giants, the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund, is a free, non-competitive, and innovative baseball program for boys and girls ages 5-18 years old.
In 1994, the Fund sought a program that would give at-risk kids a meaningful partnership with community-based organizations and provide an alternative to drugs, gangs and crime. The Junior Giants program now reaches over 22,000 children in 90 leagues across California and into Nevada and Oregon. This is South Lake Tahoe’s fifth season hosting the program.
When: Registration is open now for session #1 beginning June 7th.
What: Jr Giants At Home is a virtual baseball program that brings the fun of the field to your home.
Who: The program is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 18.