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Baltimore SquashWise

  • Baltimore SquashWise
  • 3600 Clipper Mill Rd.
    Suite 107
  • Baltimore, MD 21211
  • (443) 682-7126
  • 2007

Program Description

SquashWise is a unique youth development program providing long-term academic and social support to public school students in Baltimore City, combining intensive academic tutoring with instruction in the sport of squash. We are a college access program which uses squash opportunities to motivate students and open doors for their future, both academically and athletically. Our short-term goals include improved grades, academic effort,fitness and nutrition. Our long-term goals are to ensure 100% high school graduation and to support college completion and life planning.

SquashWise aims to:

Ensure high school graduation, college acceptance, and community service involvement.

Create a culture of achievement with intensive academic tutoring and positive goal-setting.

Use squash as a medium to teach sportsmanship, respect, and self-confidence.

Reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity through intensive exercise and nutrition education.

Create a safe, fun and constructive afterschool environment for underserved youth.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 35
  • Middle School: 20
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • More than 75%