Brotherhood Crusade Jim Cleamons Books and Basketball Camp:One of the most anticipated weeks of the year, the Books and Basketball Camp features a week of instruction in math and science (California Science Center), financial literacy (Wells Fargo and Washington Mutual), social development, personal development, health and nutrition, and, of course, basketball. Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Coach Jim Cleamons and ABA/NBA legend James Jones are joined by a host of former and current NBA players in bringing this fee-free camp to life. The 2009 camp provided services to youth of varying backgrounds including some sent from the Los Angeles County Probation Department.
Brotherhood Crusade Pasadena Youth Sports League: More than 1,100 youth participate in the Youth Sports League, a unique after school experience that helps youth build self-confidence and self-esteem, develop interpersonal skills, learn the principles and importance of teamwork, learn to appreciate diversity, practice conflict resolution and anger management skills, and grow to be physically fit. Youth are exposed to a variety of sporting events and physical activities; giving them an opportunity to discover and build upon their interests while developing healthy behaviors and skills of agility that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.
Soccer for Success: An after-school program for youths 5-18 offers soccer instruction with an emphasis on social skills, health and nutrition education, and mentoring. The program aims at engaging children in a minimum of 200 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week. There are no eligibility restrictions or fee; Soccer for Success has a no-cut policy and is inclusive of high‐risk youth and those with mild disabilities. All equipment needed to play, along with nutritional snacks, is provided.