National Sports Talent Camp

The Academy has laid strategies to tap grassroot talent under the omnibus ‘Talanta Hela’ initiative spearheaded by the Ministry of Youth Affairs, the Arts and Sports. Among the programmes tailor-made for school-going children is the Annual Sports Talent Holiday Camp aimed at sharpening athletic skills and competitive performance of selected talents from across the country.

The Inaugural National Sports Talent Camp took place from 14th to 20th August 2023, in Nairobi County. The camp brought together 1,789 student-athletes, of 14 to 19 years from all 47 counties. These athletes were scouted during the Kenya Secondary Schools Sports Association (KSSSA) and Kenya Primary Schools Sports Association (KPSSA) games. The athletes received training in the following sports disciplines: Football, Volleyball, Rugby, Basketball, Deaf Basketball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Hockey, Netball, and Chess