The Ada Mark Foundation Basketball Summer Camp for girls will open at the National Stadium, Abuja with registration on Saturday.
The camp now in its third year, according to the organiser, Ada Mark Ogbole is designed to create safe space for girls to play basketball in a friendly environment and teach them life skills with topics that include decision making, menstruation STI, friendship, puberty and spirit of sportsmanship.
The camp will run through August 6. Its theme is “Step it for Gender Equality”.
Ada Ogbole said that the camp is open for girls between 8-18 years while the first 150 to register will attend the summer camp.
In addition, she announced that as most of the entrants are students, the foundation has bursary system that will reward those in school with some financial grants.
President Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Tijani Umar, thanked Ada Mark for bringing a lot of positives for the federation, assuring that the organisers will get the required back up including technical support at their disposal.