Join us on June 25th through June 29th at the the Carmelo Anthony Youth Development Center in Downtown Baltimore as we kick-off our first Summerscope camp of the summer. Special guests include Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets who is also the founder of the development center, among others. Summerscope is a free, week-long sports and entertainment camp for youth. Campers will receive on-site interaction and motivational messages from prominent sports and entertainment figures.
TheSummerscope camp has two components: sports andentertainment. In the sports camp you will engage in intensive drills and practice for the ALL STAR BASKETBALL GAME at that end of the week. Professional coaches and athletes team up to teach you about basketball technique, leadership, and teamwork!
The entertainment camp focuses on the music and media industry and gives you an opportunity to develop your talent as an artist! Local and national celebrities will show you what it takes to be a singer, actor, rapper, producer, or music executive. You will also provide the talent for the ALL STAR GAME HALF TIME SHOW! If TV is more your style, learn how to opearate a camera, and produce and edit a film with the production team who document what goes on at the camp each day!
Welcome to the SUMMERSCOPE ON-LINE BLOGSPOT COMMUNITY! We will be updating this site with tour dates, photos and video footage from each camp. Everyone is a friend of SUMMERSCOPE. Be sure to check back frequently for the latest camp updates.
Spread the word! SUMMERSCOPE is a FREE, WEEK-LONG sports and entertainment camp that provides inner-city youth the opportunity to develop their talents in basketball, performance, music management and television production.
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SUMMERSCOPE was established in 1984 by Sheila Eldridge, Founder and President of Miles Ahead Entertainment. Through the years it has devolped into an enriching program that gives inner-city youth a crash course in the sports and entertainment businesses through celebrity seminars, basketball clinics, hands-on projects and activities – at no cost to the campers. The camp’s theme, "Empowering youth to empower their community," reflects Summerscope’s goal to encourage future generations to become leaders in their communities.
Since its inception in 1984, SUMMERSCOPE has touched the lives of over 20,000 young people across America with its anti-drug, community empowerment message. Started by entertainment publicist Sheila Eldridge, SUMMERSCOPE has featured appearances by numerous well-known sports and entertainment figures including Patrick Ewing, Michael Jordan, Steve Francis, Cuttino Mobley, Kenyon Martin, Dana Barros, Mark Jackson, George Lynch, Alonzo Mourning, Kwame Brown, Malik Rose, Kerry Kittles, Eve, Kelly Rowland and Damon Dash.