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May 14, 2014

East Central University to host pair of June football camps

Ada — The East Central University football team will be hosting Tiger Youth and NFL High School Player Development camps for the second straight year. The Tiger Youth Football Camp will be June 17-18, and the NFL High School Player Development Camp is set for June 18-20 at Norris Field.

Tiger Youth Camp is for students who will have completed kindergarten through eighth grade and will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 17-18 at Norris Field. The camp will focus on football fundamentals and character development.

Participants can come as a team or individually, with the cost being $80 per person. The camp fee includes a T-shirt, refreshments, pictures and awards. Participants are required to bring cleats, tennis shoes, sunscreen, appropriate clothing and medical and liability forms.

The NFL High School Player Development Camp, in conjunction with the National Guard, is a FREE camp for current ninth through 12th-graders, June 18-20 at Norris Field. The camp will start at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, and conclude Friday, June 20, at noon. The camp was developed by the University of Washington and has a curriculum designed to instill the fundamentals of football.

The camp concludes with a 7-on-7 tournament, with the winning team qualifying to compete at the Cowboys regional 7-of-7 Tournament in Dallas at the Dallas Cowboy Training Facility on Saturday, June 21.

 The cost of the camp is free, but participants can choose to add two nights of room with five meals for $90. 

Deadline to sign up for the room-and-meals portion of the camp is June 5. Space for the camp is limited to 300 participants. For more information on the camp visit www.nflhspd.com. Participants are required to bring cleats, tennis shoes, sunscreen, appropriate clothing and medical and liability forms.

Deadline for youth camp registration is Monday, June 16, at 5 p.m.  Registration can be complete for both camps through ECU Continuing Education by contacting Mary Weddle at markwed@ecok.edu or 580-559-5859. 

Youth Camp online registration will save $10 by entering the promotion code “10OFF” at checkout.

Questions for both camps can be directed to ECU defensive coordinator Randy Pippin at rpippin@ecok.edu or 580-559-5359.

 

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