Young Quakers host Urban Youth Lacrosse Jamboree

Penn Today Staff

Penn Today

Thursday, June 6, 2019

The Young Quakers Community Athletics, an initiative between Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships and Penn Athletics, hosted the fifth annual Urban Youth Lacrosse Jamboree on June 1-2 in partnership with the Penn lacrosse programs. The event featured four boys teams and four girls teams, an increase from previous years.
One hundred and seventy-five youth lacrosse players from the Young Quakers and Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership programs in Philadelphia, New York, and Boston, gathered at historic Franklin Field to learn, compete, and make lasting relationships through the sport of lacrosse.