Since opening its doors in February 2006, the Urban Youth Academy
has instructed over 2,000 youths in one or more of its developmental sessions. Along with the various instructional leagues/tournaments the Academy sponsors year- round, the facility offers Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter camps to boys and girls, ages 8-17. The Academy breaks the camps down into five groups based on age and gender. – Boys 8-12, 13-15, and 16-17 – Girls 12 and under and 13+ The Urban Youth Academy utilizes numerous local high school, college, and professional ballplayers, along with its own staff, to help run the different Major League-caliber training camps throughout the year.