Learn about the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy!
The Urban Youth Academy wants to transform our communities by providing youth the opportunity to build a better future for themselves with guidance from coaches and mentors in a free, safe environment.
The Academy will serve approximately 800-1,000 youth per year, ages 6-18. In addition to providing free, year-round baseball and softball instructions and play, including hosting tournaments, coaching clinics and skills camps, the Academy will provide youth with access to tutoring programs, college prep classes, college and career fairs, financial literacy and internship programs courses teaching math through the use of baseball statistics and MLB industry alternative career workshops. Youth will also have opportunities to be involved in drug-resistance and gang-prevention programs and healthy lifestyle classes.
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