The Batavia Blue Devils Youth Football Camp will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, July 18 and 19, behind Batavia High School, located at 260 State St. in Batavia.
The camp is for children entering grade two through grade eight. All school districts are welcome.
It is hosted by Head Coach Brennan Briggs and the Batavia High School football coaching staff. Plus current BHS football players and members of the two-time Section V Championship teams will speak to, and work with, the campers.
Cost is $40. Deadline to register is July 8.
Bring shorts, T-shirt, cleats, and a bottle of water.
Campers will get a T-shirt and pizza after Tuesday's camp.
The camp will feature offensive and defensive position work.
There will be speed challenges; flag football games at the end of each day.
What they'll work on (All drills will be modified for age group):
Quarterbacks -- Hand placement, 3-step, 5-step, footwork drills, throwing mechanics, ball handling drills;
Wide Receivers -- Stance, start, footwork drills, hand drills, route running;
Running Backs -- Stance, start, footwork drills, run blocking, pass blocking;
Offensive Line -- Stance, start, run blocking drills, pass blocking drills;
Linebackers -- Stance, start, footwork drills, tackling form drills, run stopping, pass defending;
Defensive Backs -- Stance, start, footwork drills, man coverage, zone coverage, pass defending;
Defensive Line -- Stance, start, 1 v. 1 drills, speed and quickness off the ball.
Make checks ($40) payable to:
Blue Devils Touchdown Club, 306 S. Jackson St., Batavia, NY 14020
Mail check with a piece of paper that includes:
- Name of camper
- Grade the camper will enter this fall
- Emergency contact and phone number
- Offensive Position
- Defensive Position
- T-shirt size