Backyard Sports/Bits and Pieces Summer Field Day

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Once again Backyard Sports and the White Plains Youth Bureau collaborated to provide a Summer Field Day for nearly 200 youngsters who are part of the Bureau’s Bits and Pieces Camp.  Activities included soccer, gaga, basketball, project adventure, golf, and a tug of war.  Assisting with the program were Scarsdale high school students, Josh Wasserman, Jake Fischer, Scott Galst, Will Maybaum, and Max Bunzel.

Backyard Sports Brings NewFlex Youths to Brant Lake

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For the fourth year in a row, Backyard Sports Cares hosted a group of kids from Mt. Vernon’s NewFlex Youth Program at Brant Lake Camp for a weekend of fun camp experiences and activities. It was another fabulous camp experience for the NewFlex Youth Program kids who participated in lots of activities and made new … Continue reading “Backyard Sports Brings NewFlex Youths to Brant Lake”

White Plains Youth Bureau Honors Backyard Sports Cares at 45th Anniversary Gala

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In recognition of the enriching multi-sport afterschool programming that Backyard Sports Cares (BYSC) provides for the White Plains Youth Bureau and the organization’s Bits and Pieces summer camp, Backyard Sports Cares was honored with a video presentation, including heartfelt testimonials of admiration and appreciation for its programs. “After five years of working together with the White … Continue reading “White Plains Youth Bureau Honors Backyard Sports Cares at 45th Anniversary Gala”

A very special summer camp experience

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By Danny Bernstein Once again, I had the good fortune of spending a portion of my summer with dozens of campers from the Edward Williams School and the New Flex Foundation in Mt. Vernon.  While camp holds many nostalgic moments in my heart, new and profound experiences were created over the three days in which … Continue reading “A very special summer camp experience”

BYS Brings Fun & Sports to Bits N’ Pieces Day Camp

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The White Plains Youth Bureau Bits N’ Pieces Summer Camp wraps up its 6-week session on August 14th at the Church Street Elementary School in White Plains. Students entering 1st through 5th grade came together from 8:30am to 5:00pm for camp fun and sports activities. Backyard Sports runs a program in collaboration with the White Plains … Continue reading “BYS Brings Fun & Sports to Bits N’ Pieces Day Camp”

Players vs. Coaches: Soccer Fun At Camp Shape

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Third through eighth grade campers from the City School District of New Rochelle’s Camp Shape took to the soccer field to scrimmage with their coaches, comprised of high school and college students from Backyard Sports.   The day camp runs throughout July from 9am-12pm at New Rochelle High School. The kids enjoy a variety of … Continue reading “Players vs. Coaches: Soccer Fun At Camp Shape”

BYS Coaches 200 White Plains Youth Bureau Day Campers

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This summer, in collaboration with the White Plains Youth Bureau, Backyard Sports’ coaches are providing daily sports and recreation to nearly 200 campers at the White Plains Youth Bureau Bits N’ Pieces Camp, located at Church Street Elementary School.     On July 22, BYS held its annual field day giving campers a chance to … Continue reading “BYS Coaches 200 White Plains Youth Bureau Day Campers”