Blair Charity Group

Taking steps to help the community make strides.

The Blair Charity Group serves youth by offering high-quality, year-round programming that promotes teamwork, leadership and community-service in a sports-based setting. In 2000, Joseph Blair started The Arizona Basketball Academy in order to offer a professional basketball camp experience to youth who may not otherwise have the opportunity. Offered as a weeklong summer camp and monthly daylong clinic, the program focuses on basketball and life skills. Every session includes a segment designed to build skills off the court including: financial literacy, social media responsibility and life skills

Objectives include:

  • Maintaining physical optimization and balance
  • Cultivating teamwork and personal responsibility
  • Social interaction between diverse economic, social and geographic groups

CAMP

The Arizona Basketball Academy hosts a weeklong summer camp that not only focuses on teaching basketball skills but also builds social and life skills.

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CLINICS

Arizona Basketball Academy offers FREE one day basketball clinics throughout Southern AZ. Clinics are limited to 50 kids so register early to ensure a space!

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FAMILY FUN NIGHT

This fun-filled annual event is held at Golf N’ Stuff on the last night of Joseph Blair’s weeklong camp in Tucson. Attendees have unlimited access to all of the games and attractions. All campers are invited to enjoy this celebration which also provides a wonderful opportunity for supporters and participants to connect.

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GOLF EVENT

Proceeds from this fun-filled event support the Arizona Basketball Academy camps, clinics and programs. Not a golfer, but still want to participate? Sponsor a Camper or join us on the course by purchasing an in-kind sponsorship, sponsoring a hole or donating a raffle item to get some great exposure for your company with an in-kind sponsorship, sponsoring a hole or donating a raffle item to get some great exposure for your company.

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MISSION

The mission of the Blair Charity Group is to develop the youth and young adults of Southern Arizona through accessible programs, sports camps, clinics and leagues that build leadership, life skills and community engagement.