Press Box

May 19, 2006


MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Northern Michigan University will be hosting a football camp from June 12-14 in the Superior Dome and onthe adjacent football practices fields.  The camp is open to children enteringgrades 10-12. The cost of the camp is $250 for resident campers and $150 forcommuters.  A $25 family discount is also available.


Campers will be instructed in all phases of football, withnumerous opportunities for one-on-one instruction.  All positions will beaccommodated.  The coach to athlete ratio will be approximately one-to-four. Many of the drills and competitions will be filmed.  The camp will focus onteaching the fundamentals of football skills, individual leadership skills andthe importance of teamwork. Each camper is guaranteed a memorable and positiveexperience.


Each camper is asked to bring a helmet, shoes for naturalgrass, regular tennis shoes, shorts and t-shirts.  Quarterbacks need to bringtheir own ball.


The registration deadline is June 5.  For more informationcontact Tom Wender at 906-776-1665 or 906-396-0035.  Information and a campapplication are both available on the NMU web site



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director