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  • Football (JULY 16 - 20) (9 AM - 3 PM)

    Whether you’re an experienced football player or you want to try football for the first time, this is the camp to get you ready for the upcoming season. The Spartan Football Camp is designed specifically to teach young players entering grades 3 through 8 for the upcoming school year, proper techniques and fundamentals of football. Players will be placed in groups according to age and/or ability. The camp features a fantastic group of teachers, coaches, and players who know how to make the game of football fun and exciting. This is a non-contact camp emphasizing running, receiving, throwing, blocking, and Heads Up Form Tackling. The camp will also emphasize specific football agility and stretching drills to improve speed and quickness. Chalk talk sessions will feature discussions on the rules of the game, play design, teamwork, commitment, and leadership. Afternoon sessions will feature 7 on 7 football games that will highlight the skills learned in camp.

  • Daily Football Camp Schedule

    9:00                    Camp Arrival/Attendance
    9:10                    Dynamic Warm-up and Stretch
    9:30 - 10:15        Offensive/Defensive Skill Work
    10:15 - 10:25      Break
    10:25 - 10:50      Chalk Talk (Coach Instruction inside)
    10:50 - 11:25      Combined Group Instruction
    11:25 - 11:55       Camp Competition
    12:00 - 1:00        Lunch and Video
    1:00 - 1:20          Dynamic Warm-up and Stretch
    1:20 - 1:50          Special Teams/Heads Up Tackling Circuit
    1:50 - 2:00          Break
    2:00 - 2:55          7 on 7 Games
    3:00                    Departure

    Cost: $210.00 which includes a $75 non-refundable deposit that will be applied to tuition.

  • Beginner Football (July 30 - Aug 10) (9AM - 12 NOON)

    Not old enough to attend the Spartan Football Camp? No problem. The Spartan Beginner Football Camp is specifically designed for young football players who are 6 or 7 years of age, and will run for half-day sessions (9:00-12:00). This is a non-contact football camp. The camp will work on teaching the fundamentals of playing football such as throwing, catching, kicking, punting, blocking, running, and form tackling. The camp will also emphasize sportsmanship, teamwork, and having fun. Players will be placed in small groups to practice these various techniques and skills. A snack should be packed for the break that is provided each day in the middle of camp.

    Cost: $150.00 which includes a $75 non-refundable deposit that will be applied to tuition.

  • John Wilson - Camp Director

    Coach Wilson just finished his 12th year as the Head Football Coach at St. Mark’s. He was named 2010 Coach of the Year after leading the Spartan football team to their first State Championship in 32 years. Coach Wilson has also served as a coach in the 2006, 2009, 2011, and 2013 Blue-Gold All-Star Football Games. He has experience working with a variety of different camps, and he knows how to organize and operate a fun camp that also teaches the fundamentals of the game of football. Coach Wilson is also the Director of the New Castle County Football Camps (jwilsonfootballcamp.com). The Spartan camp staff will consist of local high school and CYM head coaches.