Champions for Children Foundation, Inc.

Supporting Dreams Today ~ To Build Better Tomorrows

Did you know that in fiscal year ending on June 30, 2013, Arizona Taxpayers spent up to$65 per day per inmate for a total of $950.7 MILLION Dollars housing inmates in our state?




Doesn't it make more sense to invest a couple of hundred dollars per child per year keeping them busy and out of trouble to begin with?And, as adults they will be paying taxes, not living off of yours.

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 Why Extracurricular Activities?


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  Extracurricular Activities: What They Mean in College Admissions


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 Extracurricular Activities Can Double ​a Student’s Odds of Going to College ​


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"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future."

​- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Speeches

​University of Pennsylvania

​September 20, 1940

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​Benefits of Extracurricular Activities:


 1. Time Management & Prioritizing

 2. Diversifying a Child's Interests

 3. Learning About Commitments and Teamwork

 4. Better Self Image

 5. Learning Relationship Skills

 ​6. Vital on College Applications​

 7. ​Learning to Compete Fairly

 8. Improve Physical Strength and Ability

 9. Lower Dropout Rates

10. Lower incidence of drug use and Risky Behaviors

11. Higher GPAs Overall

12. Increased Chances of Scholarships for College​13. Better Citizenship and Willingness to Help Others

14. Increased Interest in Church and Spiritual Growth


These are some of the many benefits that occur

from student participation in these activities.