GSU hosts Rod Broadway football camps

With the approaching of the second annual “Rod Broadway Tiger Football Camp” coaches and staff members are preparing for their expected 100 to 150 prospective campers.
This year’s goal for the camp is to provide the finest football instruction possible in all phases of the game.
“It’s a privilege to work with the campers. It gives me the chance to work with young men who may be future Grambling Tigers,” said Coach Andre Robinson, camp coordinator.
Boys ranging in age from 9 to 17 is the requirement to participate in the week-long camp that begins on Sunday, June 22 to Friday, June 27 on the campus of Grambling State University. This non-contact camp will focus on football fundamentals, position techniques in addition to an assortment of recreational activities.
The camp is $280 for residents and $210 for commuters (8-6 p.m.) with a $50 deposit.
The final camp of the month is the Rod Broadway Senior Evaluation Camp. This one-day $30 camp will take place on June 28 at 9 a.m. and is limited to players who’ll be a member of the 2009 senior class. The camp will consist of three sessions ranging from the NCAA Clearinghouse, position evaluation and an overall evaluation session which will feature a variety of football related drills.
Campers are advised to bring: rubber-cleated shoes, tennis shoes, gym towels, personal items (toothpaste, soap, towels, etc.) twin sheets, pillow case, blanket and pillow, swimwear, casual wear, and spending money.
Campers will eat and sleep in Grambling State air conditioned dorms. They will have assess to Robinson Stadium and the GSU football practice field among other facilities.
Day campers will enjoy all the activities as other participants but will need to report at 8 a.m, and picked up at 6 p.m., said Robinson.
Camp participants will be grouped by grades, age and ability. All activities will be supervised by coaches and staff. Swimming, recreational games, weight training instructions, and an award ceremony are just a few of the special activities scheduled for the campers.
Campers are expected to come from local areas such as Monroe, Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and as far as Alaska.
Guest speakers such as the Dallas Cowboy’s Jason Hatchet and Chief Jefferson Walker from the Grambling State Campus Security, are just some of the speakers planned for this year’s camp at Grambling Hall at 1 p.m.
June 23rd: Chief Walker
June 24th: Lincoln Parish Sheriff D.A.R.E program
June 25th: Crisis Center
June 26th: Jason Hatchet (Not confirmed yet) Rev. Baldwin of
The camp wrap up on Friday, June 27 with closing ceremony will take place to distribute awards for the long week of hard work. Parents and Guardians are advice to pick campers up by 11am on June 27th.