NYC Mission Society’s Summer Power Academy Olympic Day

Everyone had a great time participating in the Wheel Barrow Race.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Many Summer Power Academy campers enjoyed some much needed fun in the sun this season. Over 700 campers from New York City Mission Society’s Summer Power Academy Summer programs took to the field at Van Cortlandt Park to compete in the time honored ‘Olympic Day’ on Thursday, August 9. The annual event designed to let campers display their knowledge and physical prowess featured field events; team-building exercises and health, fitness and nutrition activities.

Students were hopping with excitement as they participated in the Potato Sack Relay.
Photo by Edward Watkins

The students engaged in such creative team building activities as Hula Hoop Relay.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Nike staff members joined in the summertime festivities.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Many students and NYC Mission Society staff members enjoyed a day a Van Cortlandt Park!
Photo by Edward Watkins

Summer Power Academy students enjoyed some fun in the sun this summer.
Photo by Edward Watkins

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