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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Champions for Literacy - Football Camp with SMU QB Preston Stone & Teammates


Champions for Literacy, a leading non-profit leveraging the power of sports to impact childhood literacy, announced today it is teaming up with SMU quarterback and Dallas-native Preston Stone to host two free football camps for Dallas youth on July 9 and 10 at the Cedar Crest Community Center in South Oak Cliff. In partnership with local non-profits Behind Every Door and Mercy Street, the United For Dallas camps will create unique leadership opportunities for middle and high school athletes from across Dallas to inspire reading in their communities.

"I am excited to bring together young athletes of all different backgrounds from across Dallas and share my passion for both football and literacy to help equip and inspire these students," said Preston Stone, a 2020 Texas High School State Champion and current SMU quarterback. 

The July 9 camp will feature a small group of Behind Every Door and Mercy Street program participants and public registration for the camp on Wednesday, July 10 is open to boys and girls ages 11-18. The camp will run from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the newly renovated Behind Every Door Cedar Crest Community Center.

To register a participant for the July 10 camp, click here.

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