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Media Advisory: 150 youths to gather at free sports & educational camp in Salem Aug. 1-3 (Photo) - 07/30/22

WHAT:  The Maurice Lucas Foundation and Capital Fieldhouse will hold a free, three-day, youth sports and education camp. The attendees will play basketball and volleyball.

Guest speakers, including former NBA player Martell Webster, will tell the youths about their career successes and challenges. The foundation and Capital Fieldhouse will also provide free tee shirts and three meals daily to all participants.

WHERE:  Capital Fieldhouse, 3575 Fairview Industrial Drive SE in Salem

WHEN:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 1-3 (Martell Webster will speak at 12:45 p.m. on Aug. 3)

WHO: Up to 150 Salem-area youth in Grades 4-10 will gather with 20 volunteer coaches. The foundation worked with several local community groups to register the participants.

WHY: The free camp, one of two the foundation will hold in Oregon this summer, continues a tradition started decades ago by the late NBA great Maurice Lucas. During his life, Lucas hosted similar free camps attended by thousands of Oregon youths.
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