NBA Summer Camp: Sixers Camp (Philadelphia)
Organization: MVP Sportive Organizations
Solution Partner: EF International Language Schools
Licensor: Philadelphia 76ers – Sixers Camps
Camp Location: Philadelphia, United States (Sixers Camps, Philadelphia, United States)
Since: 2001 (2001 – 2006: McCracken Basketball Camps; 2007 – Present: Sixers Camps)
Repetition Cycle: Every Year
Content of the Organization: NBA Summer Camp: Sixers Camp provides male and female young athletes between the ages of 12 and 16 with the means and the opportunity to merge basketball with language education and an international experience, improve their English and gain an international basketball experience.
Mission of the Organization: The mission of the NBA Summer Camp: Sixers Camp is to use basketball as a learning tool to encourage young athletes to improve their English, which is the lingua franca both in basketball and in the world, and become a “citizen of the world”, to introduce them to a new country and its culture through which they can widen their horizons, and to help raise them as individuals open to new experiences and tolerant towards differences.
Importance of the Organization: NBA Summer Camp: Sixers Camp provides young athletes with the means to get to know a different country and a different culture, and to learn its language where it is spoken, and the opportunity for them to become individuals open to different ideas and cultures.
History of the Organization: NBA Summer Camp: Sixers Camp has hosted its first MVP-arranged Turkish athlete group in 2007 (2001 – 2006: McCracken Basketball Camps). In cooperation with EF International Language Schools, the Camp has provided approximately 80 young Turkish athletes with the opportunity to improve their English and their basketball in the United States.