DES MOINES, Iowa--The Drake Bulldog Football Camps for 2012 begin June 11, and again feature a variety of different camp options for all ages and experience levels, under the direction of Drake head coach Chris Creighton.
Camps in 2012 include a series of high school Senior One-Day Camps and an Elite Quarterback and Receiver Academy, as well as the Bulldogs Camps for youth entering grades 7-9 and the Bullpup Camps for kids entering grades 3-6.
"Our staff and players love coaching our Bulldog Football Camps," said Creighton. "We look forward to a fantastic series of camps this year. Our focus is on having fun and learning more about the great game of football."
Senior One-Day Camps: The camps are open to high school football players entering their senior year in 2012. Dates are set for June 2, June 16 and July 21, each from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration cost is $60 before June 1, 2012, and $70 after that date. The camp includes skill instruction by Drake coaches, 7-on-7, linemen competitions, competitive games, lunch and a camp shirt.
Elite Quarterback and Receive Academy: This camp, held June 11-15 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. each day, caters to two age groups, the pre-elites (entering grades 6-8 in 2012) and elites (entering grades 9-12). Cost of the camp is $175 before June 1, and $200 after. Campers will receive instruction Coach Creighton, who has coached five different All-America quarterbacks in 20 years of coaching.
Bulldogs and Bullpups Camps: Two sessions of this popular camp are scheduled for June 11-14, daily from 1:30-5 p.m., and July 24-27, daily from 8:30 a.m.-noon. The Bulldog Camps is for youth entering grades 7-9, while the Bullpups Camps are for those entering grades 3-6. For veterans and beginners alike, these camps teach fundamentals, while also focusing on strategy and football concepts, getting into offensive and defensive schemes and competitions. The cost for each camp is $125 before June 1, $140 after, and there is a sibling discount available.
For more information on the 2012 Drake Football Camps, please visit www.drakefootballcamps.com.