The Canggu Club Bali (CCB) recently announced ten new beneficiaries of a Rp. 50,000,000 (approximately US$5,434) Sports Academy Scholarship Fund during a special appreciation dinner held at the Club on Friday, May 19, 2006.
The Canggu Club Sports Academy
The CCB Sports Academy Scholarship Fund sponsors talented children and other deserving children from the community allowing the recipients to attend the Clubs’ Sports Academy. In addition to 20 scholarships already awarded to Indonesian children earlier this year, a further ten were presented to Japanese, Italian, Dutch, German, Swiss, New Zealand British, American and Australian children, aged 10-13 years.
Established in 2005, The Canggu Club Sports Academy
provides an educational platform for children to learn and excel in soccer, swimming, tennis, gymnastics, baseball, martial arts and other sports-orientated activities.
Tutored by qualified professionals and accredited coaches in various fields of sports expertise, the Sports Academy
aims to develop a child's sporting interest and potential to engage in the challenging environment of the modern world.
Currently, approximately 200 children are enrolled at the Academy in addition to the 30 that have been sponsored under the scholarship program.The Scholarship
The scholarships will allow the ten new recipients the opportunity to attend 5 training sessions a week and other Academy programs over a 12 month period.Sports Academy
soccer coach Wolfgang Pikal explained that the Club is working to expand the scholarship program to both Indonesians and foreigners who show talent, a good attitude and commitment. "These kids are here because they display all of these characteristics, regardless of their nationality," he said. "We are happy to be in a position to foster their natural talent and assist their sporting development."
The Club has established a program for CC members to sponsor individual players at the Canggu Club All Stars Soccer Academy.
The yearly sponsorships includes annual fees, registration and monthly training sessions up to 5 times a week under the tutelage of internationally qualified coaches, attendance at training camps, tournaments and clinics. Sponsored children receive an All Stars Sports Academy
training uniforms, 'Play Like a Champ' DVDs, and soccer balls for home practice.Show on balidiscovery.com, pictures of happy members of the All Stars Sports Academy.
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