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Fire to Hold Inaugural Skills Camp

May 5, 2008 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Louisville Fire News Release

Louisville, KY-The Louisville Fire Arena Football team will be hosting its first ever skills camp this summer for all high school aged players. This elite camp will be held June 30, 2008 through July 2, 2008, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for players in skilled positions focusing on the rushing and passing game. The camp will be conducted by Fire Head Coach Tommy Johnson with assistance from multiple NFL, Fire and collegiate players who will serve as counselors and speakers throughout the week. Each player will receive guidance on specific positions with one-on-one and seven-on-seven drills, along with a last day tournament for all the players. The camp is a great way for kids in the area to learn skills and instructions from some of the best players and coaches around.

The daily camp schedule consists of a guest speaker, individual and team drills, as well as position and team meetings. Each player will also be supplied with daily lunches and snacks for the length of the camp. Individuals will be offered the chance of a lifetime to work alongside great college players, NFL players, and top notch coaches to learn the knowledge and skills that will improve their game that they could not receive elsewhere in the area. Players will also be given the option to work out at multiple positions, both on offense and defense, if they wish.

Enrollment in the camp consists of a registration fee due by June 25, 2008. Costs are as following:

Early - Bird Special (before May 30, 2008): $200

Registration (May 31-June 24, 2008): $225

Late Registration (June 25-June 30, 2008): $250

The registration costs also include a camp T-shirt, lunch and snacks, a gift bag, and a ticket to the Fire game on July 12, 2008 vs. Albany Conquest where all the campers will be recognized during the game. A portion of this fee will benefit charity by being donated to the Will Power Foundation. Team and groups wishing to register will receive a discount depending on the size of the group. Groups consisting of 5-9 players will receive a discount of $10 per player, 10-14 players will get a $15 discount, and 15 or more players will benefit with a $20 discount per player. Those wishing to register can do so by calling (502) 368-0009 or by mailing in the enrollment form with a $50 attachment. The camp is also searching for parent volunteers. Those interested can contact (502)368-0009 to get involved. For additional information call (502)368-0009 or send an email to: firecamp@louisvillefirefootball.com.

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