Every summer, XSTEF provides affordable, full-time summer programs for local urban youth. The esteemed XS High Performance Tennis Camp is an intensive tennis program for tournament players seeking to improve their game. The XS Sports & STEM camp is for local youth interested in an active summer program where sports such as tennis, basketball, volleyball and baseball are supplemented by field trips and academic enrichment in science, technology, engineering and math. Coaching is provided by XS’s professional coaching staff and counselor jobs are provided to local area youth through After School Matters.

  • XSTEF serves 100 Chicago youth per summer
  • Communities served include: Washington Park, Woodlawn, South Shore, Englewood, Auburn Gresham, Chatham, Bronzeville and Hyde Park
  • Summer Programs provided include: High Performance Tennis, Beginner/Advanced Beginner tennis, basketball, baseball, volleyball, basketball, creative arts, summer reading, field trips, and STEM educational programming
  • In last 6 years, provided camp counselor jobs to 100+ Chicago teens
  • In last 6 years, provided community service opportunities to 50 Chicago teens