The Youngstown State football program will hold its summer camps between June 3 and June 18 under fifth-year Head Coach Bo Pelini and his staff. All camps will be held at Stambaugh Stadium and the WATTS.
The Youngstown State football coaching staff is accepting individual applications for their summer camps. For more information or for brochures, contact the YSU football office at (330) 941-3478. Campers can register directly online at www.penguinsfootballcamps.com
Youngstown State will offer a variety of camps as a chance for area and regional players to learn as well as showcase their talents to the staff. YSU is offering three specialty camps, two one-day on-campus all-position camps at YSU, and the popular passing and Monday Night Football camps all in June this summer.
All on-campus camps will be held at Stambaugh Stadium or in the WATTS on the YSU campus. The one-day on-campus All-Position Camps will be held the afternoon's of June 3 and June 5. The specialty camps are the QB/WR Skills Camp and the O-Line/Tight End/D-Line Skills Camp are on June 10 while the McFadden/Wilkins Kicking Camp on June 18.
The single-day All-Position Camps are designed to offer instruction and allow the YSU coaching staff an opportunity to access your skill set. The fast-paced two-hour camp (5-7 p.m.) is being held on the YSU campus on June 3 and June 5 for only $50. Coaches will work closely with each participant offering them a chance to experience what a YSU practice is really like.
The QB/WR Skills Camp, which is set for Monday, June 10, is intended be a unique opportunity for those three positions to be taught by the YSU staff with the emphasis on individual improvement. The camp (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) features on-field drills and film sessions with the Penguins' staff. The cost of this camp is $75 and it is a great chance for grades 9-12 to enhance their skills. Quarterbacks should bring a football with the their name written on the ball.
The O-Line/Tight End/D-Line Skills Camp, which is also set for Monday, June 10, will help teach fundamentals and is a great chance for entire units to install offensive and defensive strategies for the fall. The cost of the Skills Day is $75 per participant and is for students entering grades 9-12. The camp starts at 10 a.m. with dismissal set for 2 p.m.
The Penguins' staff will hold their 7-on-7 Passing Camp that will allow teams to utilize the WATTS and Stambaugh Stadium for some key preseason preparation. The camp will be on Thursday, June 13 and run throughout the day (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). It's a great chance for first-team and second-team units to work on chemistry and timing just prior to beginning fall camp. The cost also includes lunch for all participants and coaches.
On Monday, Jube 17 is the all-skills Elite Monday Night Football Camp for juniors and seniors only. The camp will be from 5-7 p.m. and cost $50. This is a helmeted camp which is designed to teach fundamentals and leard new drills for improvement prior to the fast-approaching season.
The McFadden/Wilkins Kicking Camp is set for Tuesday, June 18. Former YSU and NFL placekickers Paul McFadden and Jeff Wilkins along with former NFL long snapper Chris Massey will work with punters, placekickers and long snappers to improve all facets of their game. The cost is $75 per camper and is open to students in grades 9-12. The camp is slated to run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Instruction will be provided at all YSU summer camps.
2019 YSU Football Summer Camps
- June 3 | All-Position Camp (Grades 9-12)
- June 5 | All-Position Camp (Grades 9-12)
- June 10 | QB/WR Skills Camp (Grades 9-12)
- June 10 | O-Line/Tight End/D-Line Skills Day (Grades 9-12)
- June 13 | 7-on-7 Team Passing Camp (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
- June 17 | Elite Monday Night Football Camp
- June 18 | McFadden & Wilkins Kickers Camp (Grades 9-12)