The CRBF run various programs including the below. Use the links at the bottom of this page to find out more about our programs.
The Mentoring programme is a CRBF ran programme which is delivered in partnership with the Canterbury Rams organisation. The programme’s purpose is to increase the provision and accessibility of activity for tamariki and rangatahi. Through the mentorship of the Canterbury Rams players with the tamariki & rangatahi social outcomes of confidence, competence, knowledge and on-going motivation are developed. The programme is for all young people and not just those interested in basketball. The sessions involve activity followed by opportunities for smaller group mentoring.
Rams In School
The Rams In Schools programme is a CRBF ran programme delivered in partnership with the Canterbury Rams organisation. The programme’s purpose is to introduce and provide opportunity for school aged children to participate in the sport and overall general physical activity. It also aims to educate and empower the teacher of the class to be able to run a basketball session, with the support of Canterbury Rams players.
The Mainland Eagles Academy was established in 2014 by the Canterbury Regional Basketball Foundation. The role of the Mainland Eagles Academy is to support development pathways for junior players & coaches throughout the South Island to open opportunities for National teams, US College scholarships & career pathways. The Academy utilises basketball as the driving mechanism to support the athlete in learning healthy habits & routines on & off the court. The athletes & families are mentored through the basketball pathways including US Collegiate and Professional opportunities. A focus of the Academy is on striving for excellence in all aspects of the young persons life including academics, leadership & extra curricular activities. The athletes receive support for basketball training, strength & conditioning, physio, mental skills and academic support in regards to following the US College pathway.