Read Around the Bases

The Onondaga Flames encourage literacy and reading comprehension both in and outside the classroom. We are excited to provide libraries, elementary and middle schools the opportunity to participate in our 2017 “Reading Around the Bases” Reading Program, which is designed to encourage students to discover the joy of reading through incentive-based reading goals designed by their educators.

Students will be rewarded with prizes upon reaching goals for each base. Teachers are encouraged to decorate their classrooms with baseball themes and a scoreboard of achievement for participants, which we will supply.

LET”S GET STARTED!

CALL US WITH ANY QUESTIONS 
Call the Flames with any questions. (315) 308-0889

ENROLL
Complete and submit the Enrollment Form below.
(Priority given to early submissions.)

SET YOUR READING GOALS
Establish your program requirements and goals.
(E.G. Number of books, pages or hours spent reading, etc.)

MANAGE READER PROGRESS
We will provide all materials needed to track the progress of each student to Home Plate. Award prizes for each level achieved.

AWARD CERTIFICATES 
Award certificates to students who get to home plate.
Distribute ticket order forms to students.

ENJOY YOUR DAY AT THE PARK
Enjoy your complimentary ticket, hot dog, & soft drink at a Flames baseball game!

CnyBaseball_Opt5The Read Around the Bases reading program is run in partnership with CNY Baseball, Inc., a New York State Not-For-Profit corporation and IRS Section 501(c) 3 tax-exempt nonprofit corporation.

EDUCATOR BENEFITS

  • EASY-TO-START PROGRAM
    We provide all the materials you will need to run the program
  • ONLINE LESSON PLANS
    Baseball-related lessons are available (coming soon).
  • FLAMES MASCOT APPEARANCE
    Schedule an appearance by Sparky the Flames mascot.
  • FREE TICKET
    Educators get a free ticket to the game, too.

STUDENT BENEFITS

  • EDUCATIONAL
    Fun way to encourage reading development.
  • REWARDS
    • Level 1 – Single  Flames Logo Pen
    • Level 2 – Double Flames Logo Window Decal  
    • Level 3 – Triple Flames Logo Draw String Sportpack
    • Level 4 – Home Run Free ticket to a Flames baseball game.
  • ADDITIONAL TICKETS
    Discounts available for students who complete the program.
  • GAME DAY REWARDS
    Free Hot Dog & Soft Drink, a surprise Grand Prize, & the chance to run the bases!

 

Enrollment Form

Reading Program Enrollment Form

Contact Information

School Dates

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School Dates
March 31st
Deadline for registration.
April 15th
Program begins
May 20th
Program ends
May 27th
Deadline to order tickets
June 8th
Game night
Library Dates
April 30th
Deadline for registration.
June 10th (or last day of school)
Program begins
July 20th
Program ends
July 25th
Deadline to order tickets
July 28th
Game night

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