RUFC Camp 2016
Ray United FC hosted its second week-long soccer camp in Uganda in June 2016. The camp reached over 1,200 kids from the four sub-counties in Mawokota North District. Besides soccer training provided by professional coaches from Edgars Youth Program, the program offered public, citizenship and leadership health education provided by students from the University of Southern California and Makerere University. Camp participants reached receive a camp bag sponsored by LAUNCH soccer with a new t-shirt, hygiene supplies, a public heath workbook, and a pencil. All participants received nutritious meals and clean water. The camp culminated in a district-wide youth soccer tournament. AYSO Region 13 provided uniforms for all the district teams.
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The town of Mpigi, where the district headquarters are located, lies approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.