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New BoySports Day coming to Truckee

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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; For the last 11 years, elementary aged girls of Truckee have enjoyed an annual day of sports clinics and fun led by local coaches and student athletes, courtesy of Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District. Truckee High junior Michael Reynaud, whose sister has been both a GirlSports Day participant and volunteer, decided to even the score with an innovative Boy Scout Eagle Project.Starting April 16, boys in grades 1-5 will have their chance to participate in the first annual BoySports Day at TDRPDandamp;#8217;s Community Recreation Center. Boys choose four sports from the following clinics: Climbing, Lacrosse, football, basketball, golf, karate, futsal, and pickleball.andamp;#8220;With all the sports offered, kids can choose something totally new, or learn more about a sport they already play. It also gives them a chance to meet local adult coaches and work with older athletes,andamp;#8221; said Reynaud, who loves playing soccer. Snack and lunch are included, and all boys will get a T-shirt and contact info for local sports and activities. Registration forms are available at all elementary schools and the community center. Be sure to turn in forms to TDRPD by Wednesday, April 13 to guarantee your choice of sports and a lunch. Late registrations may be accepted if space is still available, but sports choices and lunch are not guaranteed. Partial scholarships are available for families who need some help with the $15 fee. High School and Middle School athletes who want to mentor in their sport should contact BoySportsDayTruckee@yahoo.com to volunteer. andamp;#8220;Organizing a special event is challenging, and I know Michael is learning valuable life skills, the goal of any top-notch Eagle Project,andamp;#8221; said Recreation Coordinator Susan Duffey Smith, Michaelandamp;#8217;s staff partner at Truckee-Donner Recreation andamp; Park District. andamp;#8220;Itandamp;#8217;s so rewarding to work with students interested in making a difference in our community.andamp;#8221;Whatandamp;#8217;s to do on April 16? Sign up for BoySports Day to support local youth leadership and a fun-packed day of sports clinics for boys only.andamp;#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com


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