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Causes: Children & Youth, Youth Development Programs

Mission: To provide quality instruction in a variety of sports, games and activities, and offer youth and adult sports leagues throughout the year.

Programs: Westlake sports camp is open to boys and girls ages 5 - 13. We emphasize a well-rounded approach to sports and the opportunity to improve in a wide range of sports and activities. Our purpose is to provide quality instruction in a variety of sports, games, and activities. Our priorities are as follows: 1) skill development; 2) increasing self-esteem; 3) teaching good sportsmanship; 4) developing long lasting friendships; 5) having fun! The staff is made up of well regarded young people who are concerned with each child's growth and development. Our counselors are selected upon their ability to positively interact with and instruct each child. Westlake sports camp is held at westlake high school in westlake, california. The camp will have use of the most up-to-date athletic facilities. In addition to our all-around program, westlake sports camp is proud to offer specialty camps. These programs are designed for campers who desire specialized instruction for an extended period of time. These specialty camps include: football, basketball, soccer, tennis, baseball, volleyball, martial arts & cheerleading. Westlake sports camp is also designed to provide scholarships to children in the community who cannot afford a camp of this stature. We are looking to unite the community through sports and provide one place where kids can learn about all sports. Game on westlake is a dba of westlake sports camp and offers year-round sports leagues, camps and clinics for both kids and adults.

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Rating: 1

Westlake Sports Camp is operated by a crook - Rob Bloom. As a 2 year "volunteer" in the program, I was told I would be compensated and receive a needed letter of recommendation for college. Didn't happen. Turns out I was paid some made up sub minimum wage which was just over half of the legal sub minimum wage, and 4 times below the legal minimum wage for qualified workers. Bloom never trained us and provided minimal supervision, so we should have been paid $8.50 an hour. Regardless, after the program, he kept all the volunteer money and used it however he wanted - no indication what happened to our hard work. He never did record hours for our having to take home camper evaluations that took 10 hours or so for each camp. And since I worked 2 summers he was required to pay above minimum wage according to Child Labor Laws. Bloom says its a non-profit camp but I've heard his public tax records show he takes home in 8 weeks of camp what many entire families make in 2 years of work. If you privately complain to the school about Bloom, his buddies on the faculty report it to him and you are screwed from getting to participate on his team. He sells candy at his camp and takes over an hour to get going each day of camp - not exactly what parents want for their kids. He's bad news. The program is bad . Avoid it and him.