MOUNT CARMEL -- As the summer continues on, football season inches closer and closer. With that ensuing, Mount Carmel will be hosting the Golden Aces Football Camp in late July.
The camp will be for kids grades 3-8 and campers grades 6-8 should wear a helmet, shoulder pads and cleats. Kids grades 3-5 will need just cleats.
Session 1 (grades 6-8) will run from July 22-24 at the Jr. Aces Football Field. The session begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. each night. Session 2 (grades 3-5) will run from July 29-31, also at the Jr. Aces Football Field. Their session will be from 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Cost for admission into the camp prior to June 30 is $40, after June 30 the admission cost will be $50, so be sure to register in order to save $10. Family cost prior to June 30 is $50, after June 30 it's $60.
Campers will receive instruction in football technique and fundamentals from multiple positions on both offense and defense. Campers will also gain skills in leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship while being instructed by Aces High School Coaches and Players. Each camper will receive a t-shirt with attendance and compete in various competitions.
The registration form will be attached to the article, but can also be picked up at Mount Carmel High School. Checks should be made payable to "Golden Aces Football Camp." Registration and payment should be sent to Michael Brewer -- Mount Carmel High School -- 201 Pear St., Mount Carmel, IL 62863.