A cornerstone of the Otterbots’ partnership with Danville Public Schools, the BOTS Read Around the Bases summer reading program officially kicked off in spring 2022.
To encourage students to stay academically active between school years, the Otterbots — with support from Noblis, Inc, KG Graphics, and BookEnds — will provide all DPS elementary and middle school students with the opportunity to earn incredible prizes and recognition as they Read Around the Bases! Over the course of the spring semester, Scotter the Otter will make appearances at all elementary and middle schools to distribute scorecards and get students excited about summer reading.
Our challenge to students is simple: Just like our team has to run 90 feet to advance around the diamond, students need to read 90 minutes to advance a base! When a student reaches a new base, they earn a new prize.
All students who Read Around the Bases and hit a Home Run (360+ total minutes) will get a one-of-a-kind Otterbots T-Shirt and FREE ticket to Reader Appreciation Night at the ballpark, featuring a pregame parade around the warning track. In total, students have an opportunity to win five amazing prizes and be recognized in front of thousands of fans, just for reading over summer break.
For more information on the BOTS Read Around the Bases Program, please call (434)-554-4487, or email [email protected].