On August 10, Fury FC pro players Jamar Dixon and Giuseppe Gentile and Elite Girls Sandrine Butler, Samantha Mann, and Magalie Kayrouz were hosted by over 100 local campers aged 11-14 at Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa.
Founded in 1935, Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa provides children ages 7-16 an incomparable Jewish camping experience. Campers, independent of their family’s financial ability or level of Jewish observance, experience the outdoors, learn new skills and develop life-long friendships while enhancing Jewish affiliation, values, traditions, and community, in a safe and nurturing environment.
Fury pro and Elite Girls players ran two sessions for both boys and girls where campers learned fundamental soccer skills and participated in mini-games alongside the Fury players.
Elite Girls Program Head Coach Audra Sherman was ecstatic over the experience that both campers and Fury players took part in at this F.I.T. Program session.
“Camp B’nai Brith staff and campers were so welcoming and incredible to work with. This was the first time the Fury Pro players and Elite Girls have been to a sleep away camp. As high performance soccer players, their childhood summers were committed to league play. This was a welcoming new experience for the players and one that they will remember.”
Elite Girls Program player Maggie Kayrouz also had a great time teaching the kids at Camp B’nai Brith of Ottawa.
“Coaching the young players was a great experience! It was the first time playing soccer for many of these kids, but they kept a positive attitude and were open to learn new skills on the ball. The staff was fun and enjoyable to work with as well.”