Programs & Services: Camps

Marauder Football Skill Clinics

McMaster football is proud to announce our annual Marauder Football Skills Clinics. Led by the Marauder Football coaching staff, we offer several camps tailored to skill development at specific position groups. The goal of all camps is to provide an enjoyable learning experience in a safe and structured environment.

 We will be featuring all three development clinics on one date: Saturday, April 4th, 2020. Please see the camp descriptions below for further details. 

  • Player registration begins at 8:30am at the main entrance of the David Braley Athletic Centre
  • Practice starts at 9:00am and pick-up is at 4:00pm

For Group Registration, please contact John Parkes, opsmacfb@mcmaster.ca

 *New in 2020*: Flag Football Summer Clinics (ages 7-15) - scroll down for more information!

Registration OPEN!

For more information contact John Parkes: 905-525-9140 x24464 opsmacfb@mcmaster.ca

Marauder Football Skill Clinics

Activities include: Children & Youth Programs

Trench Academy Lineman Clinic: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Trench Academy Lineman Clinic: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

McMaster Football is excited for the return of our annual lineman skills camp which is now rebranded as the Trench Academy! The first of two on-field sessions is entirely non-contact with the focus on fundamentals and teaching the techniques necessary to be a successful lineman on either side of the ball. The second session will see those skills put to use in an optional, light contact (helmet and shoulder pads - rental available), competitive period. Cleats & mouthguard mandatory. 

 

  • Great coaching with a high coach-to-player ratio
  • Access to some of the best facilities in USports
  • Two on-field and classroom sessions
  • Strength & Conditioning Seminar
  • Nutrition Seminar
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Nutritious Lunch

*Option for equipment rental (Helmet & Shoulder Pad) at the time of registration: $20 flat fee 

  • Early-bird discount $15 off before March 9th
  • $90
  • Age: 12+ as of Dec-31 of the current camp year
  • Registration Required

Pass & Cover Skills Clinic: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Pass & Cover Skills Clinic: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Geared towards both offensive and defensive players, our annual Pass & Cover Skills Camp focuses exclusively on the passing game. The first of two on-field sessions will focus on drills, skill development and 1-on-1’s. Systems will then be installed for a full 7-on-7 skelly session in the afternoon.

Pass & Cover is entirely non-contact, focusing on skill development and fundamentals. This camp is open to all quarterbacks, running backs and receivers on offense, as well as defensive backs and linebackers on defense. Cleats mandatory.

All Pass & Cover athletes receive:

  • Great coaching
  • Access to some of the best facilities in U Sports
  • Two on-field sessions
  • Classroom film session
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Nutritious lunch
  • Early-bird discount $15 off before March 9th
  • $90
  • Age: 12+ as of Dec-31 of the current camp year
  • Registration Required

Good for 3 Kicking Clinic: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

Good for 3 Kicking Clinic: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

The Good for 3 Kicking Camp is designed to teach young kickers the physical and mental skills needed to excel at the next level, be it high school or university.

Athletes will learn fundamental drills and techniques used by both university and professional kickers.  Players will have the opportunity to learn from classroom instruction as well as receive detailed training programs for preseason, in-season and postseason development.  Also talked about in depth is the ever-important mental aspect of being a high level kicker.

 All Good For 3 athletes receive:

  • Great coaching
  • Access to some of the best facilities in U Sports
  • On field and classroom sessions
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • Kicker-specific training manual
  • Nutritious lunch
  • Early-bird discount $15 off before March 9th
  • $90
  • Age: 12+ as of Dec-31 of current camp year
  • Registration Required

Flag Football Summer Clinic

Flag Football Summer Clinic

*New in 2020!* 

McMaster Football is excited to introduce a summer Flag Football Clinic. Program details: During the first half of clinic, coaches will take athletes through a series of Flag Football skills and drills and during the second half, athletes will have a chance to put their skills to the test during a series of Flag Football scrimmages. Athletes will get the chance to take a break half way through the clinic (and enjoy a snack, on us)! The clinic will be run at McMaster on the Ron Joyce Stadium field. 

 

Session Details:

  • Clinic runs the week of August 10th - August 14th
  • These are HALF DAY clinics (AM only)
  • Programming runs 9AM - 12:30PM
  • Drop off is between 8:30AM - 8:45AM in Lot H *Please note this is where all camps drop off in the summer; give yourself extra time 
  • Pick up is between 12:30PM - 12:45PM in Lot H
  • Waterbottle and Jersey will be provided
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Registration Information:

In order to register, visit out registration site and the Flag Football Clinic will be avaiable in the "Spring Season"

  • $150
  • Co-recreational , Age: 7-15 as of Dec-31 of the current camp year
  • Registration Required