April 16, 2014
The University of Minnesota football program is hosting the "Boys of Fall Elite Camp" for the first time ever in August. The three-day event will run from Aug. 1-3, 2014, and will coincide with the start of the Gophers' pre-season training camp.
Registration will begin at 5 p.m. on Aug. 1 and the camp will end at 2 p.m. on Aug. 3. In addition to getting to know the team and staff on a personal level, attendees will also have unfiltered access to the day-to-day operations of a Big Ten football program.
Campers will receive an in-depth look at Coach Kill's offensive, defensive and special team's philosophy and will be able to attend all team, position and special teams meetings with student-athletes and coaches. Attendees will also attend practice each day and will partake in the team's training table. Each person who attends will also receive gifts, athletic gear and will eligible for raffle prizes.
The camp, which will be limited to 25 total participants, costs $2,000 to attend. Registration is now open on CoachKillFBCamps.com.
Boys of Fall Elite Camp
Start Date: 5 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2014
End Date: 2 p.m. on Aug. 3, 2014
Cost: $2,000 ($500 non-refundable deposit due at registration)
Total Participants: 25
Deadline To Register: July 1, 2014
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