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Cowboy football to host state-wide summer camps
Mar 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information
LARAMIE, Wyo. - This summer the Dave Christensen Football Camps presented by Infinity Power and Controls will be going on the road around the state of Wyoming. Christensen and his staff are implementing a new format for their camps in 2012 to try and reach more youth campers, both boys and girls, in the state of Wyoming.
"We wanted to try and get out to several communities around Wyoming and give as many kids of all ages, not just high school kids, an opportunity to get exposed to Cowboy Football and our coaching staff," said Christensen. "We've designed our camps this year as an outreach program. We're going to six different cities, and we're hoping the attendance numbers will be such that we will be able to continue this in future years."
The first of seven day camps will kick off on June 5 in Laramie with a camp for kids from grades Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Five more day camps for children in Kindergarten through 12th Grade will follow on June 6-11 in Cheyenne, Sheridan, Gillette, Casper and Rock Springs. A day camp in Laramie on June 10 will be offered for strictly high school age children in Grades 9-12. The complete schedule is as follows:
Date / Location / Times / Age Group
Tuesday, June 5 - Laramie, Wyo. (War Memorial Stadium) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (K-8th Grade)
Wednesday, June 6 - Cheyenne, Wyo. (McCormick Junior High School) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (K-12th Grade)
Thursday, June 7 - Sheridan, Wyo. (Sheridan High School) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (K-12th Grade)
Friday, June 8 - Gillette, Wyo. (Campbell County High School) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (K-12th Grade)
Saturday, June 9 - Casper, Wyo. (Natrona County High School) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (K-12th Grade)
Sunday, June 10 - Laramie, Wyo. (UW Indoor Practice Facility) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (9-12th Grade)
Monday, June 11 - Rock Springs, Wyo. (Rock Springs High School) - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (K-12th Grade)
Cost for each day camp is $55 per camper for pre-registration (if registered prior to May 15) and $65 on the day of event. The cost includes: lunch, camp t-shirt and football instruction.
Registration is available online at: www.CoachChristensen.com. For questions call 307-766-3155.
Instruction for Kindergarten through 8th Grade campers will be a fun-filled day of football. The 9th through 12th Grade campers will receive intense football skills training.
Sponsoring this year's tour are: Holiday Inn of Laramie; Pepsi; Modern Printing; Premier Bone & Joint Centers; Luciano's Italian Restaurant; First Interstate Bank; Laramie Spinal Care Center; Bob Ruwart Motors; and Chili's. Thanks to to all of these sponsors for their support.