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MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University football team will hold its 2011 Football Camp on June 17 and 18 in the Superior Dome and the Outdoor Fields. The two-day camp is $150 with a special session for high school seniors for $10.

Campers will be instructed in all phases of football. The camp will accommodate all positions and will offer numerous opportunities for personal, one-on-one instruction.  Camp will be focused on teaching fundamentally sound football skills and stress individual leadership skills and the importance of teamwork. Each camper is guaranteed a memorable and positive camp experience.

NMU coaches and local high school coaches will be on hand for instruction. There will be a session with the Olympic Strength Coach. Friday’s session starts at 11 a.m. and runs to 3:45 p.m. Dinner will be at 4 p.m. The Friday evening session is from 6:30–8 p.m. There will be pizza and a movie showing after the evening session. Saturday’s session is from 8:30–10 a.m. There is a 10:30 a.m. lunch followed but the afternoon session (noon–3 p.m.). The Senior Only session is from 3–5 p.m. and will focus on testing and positional work.

Campers are asked to bring a helmet, regular tennis shoes, t-shirts, a sleeping bag, a tent, a pillow, shoes for natural grass, shorts, a water bottle and quarterbacks need to bring their own balls. Housing on Friday night will be in tents in the Superior Dome.

Registration deadline is June 10. Please call camp director Joe Ballard at 906-458-5932 with any questions.


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Calvin Larson
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