AFM RSS Feed Follow Us on Twitter       
AMERICAN FOOTBALL MONTHLY THE #1 RESOURCE FOR FOOTBALL COACHES
ABOUT |  CONTACT |  ADVERTISE |  HELP  



   User Name    Password 
      Password Help





Article Categories


May 2011

May 2011


5 Keys to Running a Successful Youth Camp

by: Sam Nichols
Head Coach - South Haven H.S. (MI)
© May 2011

Thinking about the annual obligatory youth camp stirs up mixed emotions among coaches across the country. On one hand, they are excited to teach their sport to future players. On the other hand, many see this camp as just another time consuming activity taking time away from their varsity teams and their families during the summer months. Unfortunately, not all coaches take advantage of these camps as an opportunity to build their program from the ground up. Instead, these camps often become one or more of the following:

•  Miniature versions of a high school practice fully equipped with screaming coaches and drills that are far from age appropriate.

•  An overly-expensive, glorified babysitting service that spends the majority of its time playing “Duck, Duck, Goose.”

•  Long lines of players waiting....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
Subscribe today!

Subscriber Login
   User Name    Password 
Password Help
NOT A SUBSCRIBER?
Subscribe now to start receiving our monthly magazine PLUS get INSTANT unlimited access to over 4000 pages of 100 percent football coaching information, ONLY available at AmericanFootballMonthly.com!

**SUBSCRIBERS ONLY**
NEED PASSWORD HELP
Subscribe online or call 800-537-4271 and get your password today!





NEW BOOK!


AFM Videos Streaming Memberships Now Available Digital Download - 304 Pages of Football Forms for the Winning Coach

















NEW! Get the Manual




HOME
MAGAZINE
SUBSCRIBE ONLINE COLUMNISTS COACHING VIDEOS


Copyright 2017, AmericanFootballMonthly.com
All Rights Reserved