Education and literacy are at the forefront of the Phillies' community efforts. Using baseball to teach in fun and innovative ways, the Phillies have developed programs and partnered with various organizations to provide teachers, students and parents exciting ways to enhance the learning experience.
Learn below how you can take advantage of a variety of free Phillies educational programs.
Be a Phanatic About Reading presented by Comcast encourages students in grades K-8 to read for a minimum of 15 minutes a day to improve literacy skills. Register now to receive pencils, bookmarks and posters to use as incentives.
Top performing classrooms could receive a literacy visit from the Phanatic!
Phillies Phitness presented by NovaCare Rehabilitation encourages children of all ages to start on the path to a healthy future through exercise and smart food choices. Physical education teachers and after-school program leaders can sign their classes up to receive a tips booklet, posters and the chance to receive a Phitness Session from the Phillies and NovaCare Rehabilitation trainers.
Each year the Phillies create a 16-page educational booklet. This year's HOMEWork It Out booklet looks forward to the 2014 season while honoring the past 10 years at Citizens Bank Park.
It was released on April 3 and is available in both e-booklet and print form.
The Phillies and Cabrini College are honoring area high school sophomores and juniors as Extraordinary Scholars throughout the season.
Students must maintain a 3.0/B average (or equivalent) and submit an essay explaining how they are bettering their community through service.