Teacher's Lesson Guide

Youth Football

Detroit Lions Youth Football
Youth Football Summer Camps

Join Detroit Lions Youth Football for one of 23 Youth Football Camps and Academies around the state of Michigan during the summer of 2012!

Detroit Lions Youth Football Camps and Academies are non-contact and designed to develop and enhance your player's beginning, intermediate, or advanced skill-level. Athletes will be grouped based on age and skill-level.

Camps and Academies Feature:

  • High-Energy Instruction
  • Technique Training
  • Highly-Interactive Drills
  • Video Analysis
  • Chalk Talk
  • Skill Competition and Scrimmages*
  • Life Lessons and Leadership Seminar
  • Training provided by the Detroit Lions Youth Football Coaching Staff featuring high school and college coaches from across the state
  • Quality Football Instruction
  • Lions T-Shirt
  • 10:1 Athlete-to-Coach Ratio
  • Guest appearance from a current or former Lions player*
  • Certificate of participation
* 4-Day Camps only

Camps/Mini-Camps

  • 2-day mini-camps and 4-day camps
  • Ages 6-14 years old
  • All-purpose offensive, defensive and special teams football fundamentals
  • Every position is taught to every participant

2012 2-Day Mini-Camps ($89 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
June 23-24 Midland Northwood University 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 7-8 Holton Holton High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 14-15 Grayling Grayling High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 28-29 Jackson East Jackson High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon SOLD OUT
July 28-29 Paw Paw Tyler Field 8:30 a.m. - Noon SOLD OUT

2012 4-Day Camps ($159 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
June 11-14 Brighton Hawkins Elementary 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
June 18-21 Detroit Ford Field 8:30 a.m. - Noon SOLD OUT
June 18-21 Grand Blanc Grand Blanc High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
June 25-28 Traverse City Traverse City West MS 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 5-8 Plymouth Central Middle School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 9-12 Chesterfield L'Anse Creuse MS East 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 9-12 Jenison Jenison High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 16-19 Allen Park Lions Training Facility 8:30 a.m. - Noon SOLD OUT
July 23-26 Lake Orion Lake Orion High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register
July 23-26 Adrian Madison High School 8:30 a.m. - Noon Register

Academies

  • 2-Day, 3-Day and 4-Day Academies
    • Lil' Lions Academy (Ages 4-8)
    • Youth Academy (Ages 8-14)
    • Middle School and High School Academy (Ages 12-18)
  • Position-specific training
    • Quarterback/Wide Receiver Academy
    • Offensive Skills Youth Academy (Quarterback, Running Back, Wide Receiver)
    • Kicking and Punting Academy

2012 QB/WR Youth Academy ($75 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
June 9-10 Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day 9 a.m. - Noon Register
July 21-22 White Lake Lakeland High School 9 a.m. - Noon Register

2012 QB/WR Academy - Middle/High School ($159 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
June 29-30 Detroit Ford Field 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Register

2012 Offensive Skills Youth Academy ($159 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
July 30 - Aug 2 Grand Rapids MVP Fieldhouse 9 a.m. - Noon Register

2012 Kicking/Punting Academy - Middle/High School ($99 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
June 20-21 Detroit Ford Field 2 - 6 p.m. Register

2012 Lil' Lions Academy ($40 investment)

DatesCityLocationTime
July 9, 10, 11 Southgate Municipal Complex 6 - 7 p.m. Register
July 12, 19, 26 South Lyon Volunteer Park 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Register
July 16, 17, 18 Woodhaven Civic Center Park 6 - 7 p.m. Register

For more information or to book a Detroit Lions Youth Football program for your community, please contact:

Chris Fritzsching
Director of Youth Football
(313) 262-2248
cfritzsching@detroitlions.com