B.A.R.S. – Behavioral and Academic Restoration through action Sports.

Intensive mentoring can be a chore for most middle school students, but not when you bring action sports into it! The B.A.R.S. program is a 6- month intensive mentoring program aimed at improving academic outcomes, lowering substance abuse rates, empowering young people through leadership development, and imparting the skills of action sports. Through The course of this program students are assigned tutors for academics, undergo leadership training, substance abuse education, and weekly time with action sports mentors at community parks. Our summer camps the Freewheel project provides all necessary equipment to participants, and all graduates receive their very own professional equipment.