MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The NCAA’s Fan Jam stopped into town ahead of the Final Four that will take place in Minneapolis next year.
Kids in the Brain and Body Camp got to shoot hoops, see the official championship trophy and spin a prize wheel.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 5 More Deaths Reported, With Hospitalizations Still Trending Up
The program pairs kids with Minneapolis police officers in the Police Activities League so they have a safe place to spend their summer.READ MORE: Overnight Shooting Leaves 3 Hurt In St. Paul; 1 Injured Man Arrested As Suspected Shooter
“For them to bring the excitement of the Final Four to our program is amazing,” Sgt. Rena Dudgeon said. “The kids are extremely excited for this privilege and opportunity.”MORE NEWS: Eligible Minnesotans Can Now Submit Requests For $100 COVID Vaccine Reward: 'This Is The Time To Do It'
The Final Four will take place at U.S. Bank Stadium in April.