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Football 17th Annual Black & Blue

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Male Quarterback Readying Hike
Come develop your football skills and test your mettle at our football camp and combine! Camp features an additional three days where players will receive instruction in a non-contact environment to safely learn the fundamentals of the game; participate in competitions, 1 on 1 events and football related challenges; and get a head start learning the scheme and techniques of his school’s team!

General Information
  • The second week includes fundamental skill development at each offensive and defensive position: stance, footwork, blocking, tackling, receiving, route-running, pass covering, ball carrying and passing.
  • Coaches will prioritize instruction of safe, proper tackling technique and limit the full contact sessions to ensure the safety of our campers.
  • In addition, players will compete with teammates and with other players from other high schools both from inside and outside of Section 2.
  • The camp will conclude with controlled scrimmages (FR/JV will scrimmage separately from Varsity).
  • May 28 - May 30, *5:30-7:15 pm (No transportation available)
  • June 3 -7, **3:30-6:15 pm (busing from FMS to GHS available)
  • Taping and pre-practice will begin at *5:15 and **3:15 pm and FMS players will start at 4:05 pm

Cost
  • $129 per camper which includes coaching from high school and college staffs, field and equipment preparation and usage, certified athletic trainer on the premises every day and tee shirts and food on Friday!

Sign-ups
  • Residents may sign up on-line, through the mail or turn in payment to Coach Penna at the high school.
  • Make checks out to “Town of Guilderland.”
  • Payment due date: Friday, May 24th.
  • Late registrations ($10 additional fee) will be accepted throughout camp.
  • Please send these directly to the high school (attn: Coach Penna) or bring them with you to the first session. Non-residents: Coordinate payment directly through your school’s coach.
  • Bus Transportation: NOT AVAILABLE

What to bring
  • Equipment - helmet, shoulder pads, jersey and leg pads (assigned through high school)
  • Bring mouthpiece, cleats and sneakers.
  • Bring helmet, mouthpiece, May 28 - May 30; helmet, mouthpiece and shoulderpads June 4 - 5.
  • Bring full equipment on Wednesday - Friday, June 5 - 7
  • Sports drink (water will be also available)
  • Any questions or concerns, contact Coach Penna at Guilderland High School (861-8591 ext. 5709; pennad@guilderlandschools.net).

Instructor's Experience:
  • Guilderland Varsity football head coach Dan Penna is in his 15th year leading the GHS program and has been a Guilderland teacher for over 20 years. Campers will receive specialized instruction from each member of the GHS coaching staff.


* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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