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Jul 26, 2012

Summer Campers Become Fresh From Florida Farmers With IGrow Buckets

Florida Citrus Sports and its recentpartnership with Fresh From Florida has shown to be very beneficial to the campers attending the annual FCSports Summer Camp. The summer camp is entering its 19th year, allowing Central Florida’s underprivileged youth a place filled with fun and learning in a safe environment. Thanks to Fresh From Florida, this year the campers have been learning something new — how to grow their own food. Fresh From Florida is providing all campers with IGrow buckets […]

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Jul 27, 2009

Summer Camp Nears Close to 16th Year of Service

The Orlando Police Department G.R.E.A.T (Gang Resistance Education And Training) Program and Florida Citrus Sports partnered again this summer to sponsor a fantastic sports camp attended by over 250 disadvantaged youth ages 10-15.  Two three-week sessions offer students the opportunity to participate in various sporting events, enhance their computer skills, learn to swim and experience personal growth through a variety of enrichment activities.  The first session of camp has ended and session 2 is currently under way at Florida Citrus […]

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May 18, 2009

Florida Citrus Sports Foundation Awarded Disney Helping Kids Shine Grant

Walt Disney World Senior Vice President of Global Sports Enterprises Ken Potrock announced Friday that the Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) Foundation has been awarded a Disney Helping Kids Shine grant in the amount of $25,000.  The grant, which will go towards FCSports� summer camp program for children from low-income families, was presented by Potrock to FCSports officials on Friday morning.   �We are so grateful to Disney for investing in the lives of these deserving young people,� said Foundation Director […]

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Jul 01, 2008

Shaq Makes Surprise Visit to FCSports Camp

The first session campers at Florida Citrus Sports’ Summer Camp got a big surprise — literally — when NBA legend Shaquille O’ Neal popped in unexpectedly on Monday.  O’Neal, who owns a home in Windermere, stopped by Monday to offer advice and encouragement to the FCSports campers.  In his brief stop, he reminded the children to stay out of trouble, stay in school, respect their parents and believe in themselves.  He jokingly added to “stay off of YouTube.” Before heading […]

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Jun 29, 2007

Orlando Harley-Davidson Visits Summer Camp

Orlando Harley-Davidson visited FCSports Summer Camp on Friday, June 26 for an afternoon of demonstrations and education about the business of one of America’s iconic brands. The event, held at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in conjunction with Junior Achivement of Central Florida, covered many different aspects of the motorcycle industry. Campers watched the award-winning Orlando-Harley Davidson drill team perform, and then rotated through a series of career stations where they learned about the various jobs that make the business […]

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