JSLA

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    Learning about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Our Junior Sports Leadership Academy is our multi-sport after school program where students also receive academic support services. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day our JSLA students started a new program, which will extend into the next few weeks, to learn about the Civil Rights movement and the the individuals who contributed to […]

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    JSLA Program Kicks Off!

    We’re pleased to have guest contribtor, Kip O’Rourke Brown, share insight into the Junior Sports Leadership Academy as they kick off their Fall programming! As the 2014 school year is just 8-weeks old this autumn, I wanted to take an opportunity to recognize the launch of our Junior Sports Leadership Academies (JSLA) at PS75 Emily Dickinson […]

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    JSLA Summer Camp gives kids a choice!

    One of the cornerstones of the Play Rugby USA approach to youth development is our purposeful activities designed to maximize student’s social and emotional growth – what we call intentionally designed programming. At this year’s Junior Sports Leadership Academy Summer Camp students were empowered to design their own camp experience, creating opportunities for students to experience self-determination and to grow […]

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    Making Every Day a Mandela Day

    Play Rugby USA united with 29 other rugby-based social change organizations to form the Global Rugby Collaborative, an organization that connects and supports “Rugby for Good (R4G)” projects across the world. Beginning Friday July 18th we joined the GRC and millions of others around the globe to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day in our three US cities! Check out what our kids have been up […]