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Youth On Deck

Youth On Deck is designed to motivate and reward the future leaders of our Great Lakes Bay Region. We can achieve this by providing businesses the opportunity to support incentive-based programs in local schools and youth organizations.

To become a Youth On Deck supporter, contact Joe Volk via e-mail or by calling 989.837.6165.


• Promote core values such as honesty, integrity, and teamwork
• Encourage youth to be active in their school and community
• Reward students and young heroes who strive for excellence
• Strengthen community involvement by increasing youth enthusiasm about Minor League Baseball
• Support the mission of the Great Lakes Loons and Michigan Baseball Foundation


Schools and youth organizations can reward students who:

• RESPECT and help others
• BELIEVE in the core values of honesty, integrity, and teamwork
• INSPIRE others to act in a positive way

Supporter Benefits

• Designate a local school or youth organization of your choice
• Recognition in the Great Lakes Loons "LoonsNest" program and on
• All contributions are 100% tax deductible

Full On Deck Donation: $1,500

Includes 32 special Youth On-Deck packages (groups of 4 tickets with a hat for the child, tour of Dow Diamond) and a visit from Lou E. Loon to the school or organization.

Half On Deck Donation: $800

70 reserved box seats for a School Kids Day game (April 26, May 15, May 30) and visit from Lou E. Loon to school or organization.


• Bay City Walmart
• David Kepler
• Members First Credit Union
• Midland Walmart
• Mt. Pleasant Walmart
• Saginaw Walmart (Brockway)
• Saginaw Walmart (Bay Road)
• Spence Brothers
• Howard Ungerleider

Youth Organizations

• Adams Elementary
• Arrowwood Elementary
• Big Brothers Big Sisters
• Boys & Girls Clubs of the Great Lakes Bay Region
• Carrollton Elementary
• Eastlawn Elementary
• Ganiard Elementary
• Meridian Elementary
• Plymouth Elementary
• The ROCK C4YD | Center for Youth Development