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RNB believes in the development of youth through the game of basketball, RNB provides basketball camps for youth to foster teamwork and other skills that can be used on and off the court. Through these camps RNB has found another opportunity to help youth in the Central Ohio area. Beginning in 2011 RNB developed the Charter School Basketball League to allow student athletes who do play in district sponsored leagues the opportunity to participate in sports activities through their school. This fosters self –esteem and sense of belonging that impacts the community.
RNB has renovated the former Boys and Girls club of Central Ohio to provide a facility for these student athletes to showcase their talents. Starting off with 6 teams, RNB’s charter school basketball league continues to grow and has recently started working with the YMCA of Central Ohio to provide a new facility for these student athletes. Over the years support for the league has grown with the championship games brining in hundreds of spectators from all over Central Ohio to watch these students showcase their talents.
Winners of the Championship have bragging rights for an entire year, and challengers work all year to help their team to compete to be #1.
Focus Learning Academy has won the Carter School Basketball League 2 years first in 2011 and again in 2013; with Magic Johnson’s Bridgescape winning in 2012.
The RNB Charter School Basketball League has become a yearly staple in the Central Ohio community by providing student athletes with the place to showcase their talents.