Inspiring tomorrow's leaders to embrace a lifelong passion for fitness and education today.

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To create a fun, safe environment for children to learn, play and grow as leaders in their communities.

MLB All Star outfielder Curtis Granderson founded the Grand Kids Foundation in 2007 to aid positive youth development through education, physical fitness and nutrition initiatives. Grand Kids Academy – a division of the foundation – was formed in 2018 to produce fitness & education programs for children and young adults around the world.

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From headquarters at Curtis Granderson Stadium on the University of Illinois – Chicago campus, this camp will invite children from the local community to practice baseball skills and spend quality time with Curtis.

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Grand Kids Academy offers free camps and clinics for children across the United States and Canada. Join our mailing list to hear first about Grand Kids Academy programs in your area.

About the foundation

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With coast to coast events including Grand Giving, The New Balance Fitness Challenge, Citi Community Home Runs, Little League Sponsorships and youth baseball programs, thousands of children benefit each year from programming hosted by Curtis and the Foundation.