By Elizabeth Chan, Vikes Communications
(ISN) – VICTORIA, B.C. – The University of Victoria Vikes are proud to announce that they will partner with 100.3 The Q to host the TLC Fund for Kids Basketball Camp. The camp, scheduled to run on Sunday, Jan. 18, will feature current Vikes basketball players coaching participants aged seven to 14. All proceeds of the event will go toward the TLC Fund for Kids.
The TLC Fund for Kids was established in October 1998 as a means of raising funds for any not-for-profit organization in the Capital Regional District that dedicate themselves to children’s health, happiness and betterment of life.
The half-day camp will run Jan. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Ian Stewart Complex and will include a lunch. As part of the $25 registration fee, participants will also receive an event t-shirt and a ticket to the Vikes basketball games on Jan. 31.
Registration deadline is Thursday Jan. 15 and the event will hold a maximum of 100 participants. For more information and to register for the TLC Fund for Kids Basketball Camp please visit govikesgo.com/TLC.
Official Vikes partner Thrifty Foods has demonstrated commitment to delivering sport and active living opportunities to Victoria’s youth by expanding its long running Vikes Thunder Squad program to include the Vikes TLC Camps this year. In the spring and summer months, the Vikes and Thrifty Foods will also be working together on the annual Vikes Relays and Vikes Summer Camps program all with the goal of reducing barriers to participation.
Thrifty Foods hopes to maximize the number of kids who benefit from the unique sport opportunities provided by the Vikes, as well as the mentorship opportunities from Vikes student-athletes.
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015
WHERE: Ian Stewart Complex (3964 Gordon Head Rd, Victoria BC, V8W 3Y3)
TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
AGE: 7-14 (groups will be broken up according to age and skill)