Free Summer Basketball Academy

Are you aged 14-18 and want to learn basketball for free? Put on your sneakers, bring your smile, and come enjoy the summer at the THI Summer Youth Academy!

Applications open until 14/6. Don't miss it!

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Who/When/Where

Boys & Girls
Ages 14-18
Period A: 1-12/7
Period B: 15-26/7
Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00
Leonteios School, Patisia

Free Participation

No membership fee
Participants receive training clothes,
nutritional lunch & snack
Priority to vulnerable families

Curriculum

Basketball training
Games & Tournaments
Mentorings
Creative activities

About

The Program

Τhe THI Summer Youth Academy curriculum involves basketball training sessions, theoretical basketball schools, mentoring sessions, inspirational meet ups with Mentors, theatrical play, dance workshops and educational excursions.
The schedule presents an enriching daily itinerary, commencing at 09:00 and concluding at 17:00, Monday through Friday, offering a full 10 days of immersive experiences for each young athlete.

Get Involved

Join us in our mission to use basketball as a tool for social development and empowerment. Whether you choose to sponsor, mentor, or volunteer, your involvement will make a real difference in the lives of the communities we serve and contribute to the growth and success of our academy. Together, we can create a supportive and nurturing community where young athletes can flourish and reach their full potential through the transformative power of basketball.

Sponsoring

By becoming a sponsor, you can help provide essential resources and support for our young athletes.

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Mentoring

We are seeking dedicated mentors who are passionate about basketball and eager to inspire and guide our players.

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Volunteering

If you are looking for a meaningful way to give back and support our community, volunteering at our academy is a wonderful opportunity.

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THI

The Hellenic Initiative

Founded in 2012, The Hellenic Initiative – THI, is a global non-profit organization that brings together Diaspora Greeks and Philhellenes to invest in Greece through programs focused on economic development and crisis relief. Since its founding, THI has invested more than $22 million in Greece and has grown to be the largest Greek Diaspora organization in the world.

At The Hellenic Initiative, we are committed to providing every young person with the tools they need in order to thrive. Through this partnership with Eurohoops Organization, we aim to create an unforgettable summer experience that empowers deserving individuals to reach their full potential, both on and off the court. Join us in transforming lives through education and sports, one participant at a time.

Empowering Youth Through Sport

The THI Summer Youth Academy is an initiative fueled by the belief in the transformative power of education and sports. In partnership with Eurohoops, a leading basketball organization, we are proud to introduce a groundbreaking summer program designed to empower under-rescued boys and girls aged 14 to 18 years old living in the city of Athens.

The Academy combines rigorous basketball training with educational inspiration, unlocking development opportunities for participants, hosted at the Leonteios School of Athens.

At The Hellenic Initiative, we are committed to providing every young person with the tools they need in order to thrive. Through this partnership with Eurohoops Organization, we aim to create an unforgettable summer experience that empowers deserving individuals to reach their full potential, both on and off the court. Join us in transforming lives through education and sports, one participant at a time.

In Partnership with Eurohoops Organization

Eurohoops stands as the foremost organization in Europe, working on spreading the love for sport and fostering sportsmanship. Through a range of online and offline initiatives, Eurohoops works on teaching basketball’s fundamentals to children, shaping the next generation while utilizing modern and secure sports venues. Eurohoops is active in designing and executing many social awareness programs and high-profile events.

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Put on your sneakers, bring your smile, and come enjoy the summer with us. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to participate in our basketball training, games, tournaments, mentorings, and creative activities.