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Captains Reading Program

The Lake County Captains (Cleveland Guardians Class A Affiliate) are excited to provide elementary and middle school teachers and their students the opportunity to become an All-Star Reader and take part in our 2022 Reading Program. The Captains Reading Program encourages literacy and reading comprehension inside and outside the classroom for traditional and non-traditional K-8 schools. The program wouldn't be the success it has become without the help from great Educators like you!

The Captains Reading Program is FREE, turn-key, incentive-based and aspires to help students discover the joy and rewards of reading. Receiving Captains prizes along the way, students work toward reaching their reading goals set forth by their individual educators. Last year, the Reading Program had readers from Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake counties. Over 2,000 teachers and nearly 36,000 students participated in the program!

Upon completion of the program, students are rewarded with a *_FREE ticket to a Lake County Captains home game, a hot dog, plus a kids' zone voucher and a gift at the game! *_Participating teachers also receive a complimentary ticket.

Educators interested in participating in the 2022 Captains Reading Program can contact Evan O'Donnell at 440.975-8085 x 102 or [email protected]. Click here for a printable enrollment form. Click here for a printable Reading Program Brochure.

2020 Reading Program Fun Facts

  • Captains Reading Program participants come from all over Northeast Ohio! Counties represented include Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula and Cuyahoga!
  • Numbers:- Over 130 schools participated in the 2019 Captains Reading Program
    - Nearly 36,000 students participated in the 2019 Captains Reading Program
    - Over 2,000 teachers participated in the 2019 Captains Reading Program

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