Buccaneer Football announces annual football summer camps

Buccaneer Football announces annual football summer camps

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston Southern football team has announced its annual football summer camps on the campus of Charleston Southern University. The Buccaneers will host a Youth Camp, a Kicking/Specialist Academy, a Quarterback/Wide Receiver Camp, and two Rising Stars Prospect Camps at Buccaneer Field.

2017 Charleston Southern Football Summer Camps

The camp season kicks off with the Buccaneer Youth Football Camp, June 5-8, 2017.  The "BUCS" in training is a four-day camp designed to teach the fundamentals of football. Boys and girls ages 5-13 are eligible for participation. The camp is a non-contact camp, providing a fun learning experience for all campers.

This non-contact camp is designed to improve a child's beginning and intermediate skill level. Fundamentals of all positions on offense and defense are taught in addition to life skills such as respect, responsibility, sportsmanship, teamwork and the importance of education. Participants are grouped based on age and skill level. The camp is run by the Charleston Southern Football coaching staff, as well as current Buccaneer players.  Lunch will be provided each day.   

The Rising Stars Camps focuses on position-specific fundamentals, technique and skill development for QB's, WR's, RB's, TE's, LB's, DB's, OL, DL, and Specialist while working with the Charleston Southern coaching staff.  Through a series of individual drills, and spirited one-on-one competition, players will learn the Buccaneer way of preparation and practice. Two-way players will have the opportunity to work with both sides of the ball.

This year the Buccaneers will host their second annual Buccaneer Kicking Academy.  This One Day Clinic will help fine tune the campers' kicking, punting, and long snapping abilities. If you are an experienced kicker, punter, or long snapper or just starting out, our camp will be an experience you will never forget! The staff will concentrate on the fundamentals of the game with the philosophy of teaching each athlete to be the very best kicker, punter, or long snapper they can be! 

The third annual Buccaneer QB/WR camp will once again focus on its primary goal: To build a solid football foundation through the development of the fundamentals of throwing and catching a football.  Head Football Coach Mark Tucker (QB), along with several Buccaneer players will be on hand to instruct campers on drills, fundamentals and technique training. This camp encourages each camper to develop new skills and achieve a new level of play and self-confidence.

If you cannot make one of the listed camp dates and wish to be evaluated by the Charleston Southern Coaching Staff, you may request an appointment through the camp director, Coach David Padilla by emailing dpadilla@csuniv.edu or by calling 843-863-7668. 

All camp fees and required paperwork will be required for the evaluation.  When emailing or calling please make sure you note your position, graduation years, high school name, city, and state.  These evaluation days are available Monday - Thursday, July 10-13, 2017 and Monday- Thursday, July 17-20, 2017. The prospect camps cost $40.00 apiece.

Note: The University/Buccaneer Football Camps may postpone or cancel this, any and all events due to circumstances or conditions beyond its control, such as, but not limited to, natural disasters, acts or war, acts of God, including weather, or public health emergencies. Neither party shall be liable for damages for delay or default if such delay or default is caused by circumstances or conditions beyond its control, such as, but not limited to, natural disasters, acts of war, acts of God, or health emergencies. The Parties will consult with other to determine if the event can be rescheduled. -- It is not permissible for boosters to provide expenses for individuals to attend any of the Buccaneer Football Camps. Expenses include but are not limited to, lodging meals, transportation, and/or camp tuition.

All of Charleston Southern Sports Camps are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level, and sport.)

For more information contact Camp Director David Padilla -Email: dpadilla@csuniv.edu - Office Phone: 843-863-7668

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