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There is still space available for all camps, and registrations will continue to be accepted at this time. Registrations are processed in the order they are received until each camp fills. There will be a notice on this page if any camp closes.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
All camp sessions will be headquartered at the newly renovated Les Wexner Football Complex at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center located at 535 Irving Schottenstein Dr. on the Ohio State University campus. Camp tuition includes instruction led by the Ohio State University coaching staff, full- time athletic trainer, camp t-shirt, awards, daily competitions, recreation and/or special events, motivational talks, transportation to and from practice sessions, transportation to and from the airport or bus terminal and secondary insurance coverage in the event of an injury. For overnight campers, the cost of camp includes housing in air-conditioned dorms on North Campus. Meals vary by camp. Please refer to each camp description below for meal information. All camps are non-contact.

CAMP SESSIONS
The Kicking and Long Snapping camp (June 15-16) is open to any camper who will be entering the 5th through 12th grade as of the Fall of 2011. Instruction will be led by Steve Woods and his experienced staff of kicking and long snapping specialists. All campers check-in at the Les Wexner Football Complex at 9am on June 15. After check-in overnight campers are responsible for providing their own transportation to their assigned dorm. Transportation from the dorm back to the Les Wexner Football Complex will be provided. All campers will receive lunch and dinner on the first day. Day campers should be picked up after the evening session at the Les Wexner Football Complex. On day two, day campers should arrive at the Les Wexner Football Complex no later than 9am. The camp will conclude at 4pm on June 16. Day campers should be picked up at the Les Wexner Football Complex. Overnight campers should be picked up at the dorm.

The Youth camp (June 20-22) is open to any camper entering the 5th through 8th grade as of the Fall of 2011. The Youth camp will emphasize football fundamentals. Both offensive and defensive skills will be taught. All campers will have the opportunity to receive individualized instruction. Pass, kick and punt competitions will be held with a focus on fun and skill development. Campers will check-in at the Les Wexner Football Complex at 9am on June 20. The camp will run from 9am to approximately 4pm each day. Lunch will be provided each day.

The Three Day Position camp (June 17-19) is open to athletes entering the 9th through 12th grades as of the Fall of 2011. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in Ohio State skill development drills for their specified position. Strength and speed training and techniques will also be emphasized. Campers are divided by age and position. Overnight campers should check-in at the Les Wexner Football Complex on the first day of camp between noon and 1pm. After check-in overnight campers are responsible for providing their own transportation to their assigned dorm. Transportation from the dorm back to the Les Wexner Football Complex will be provided. Overnight campers check-out at 4pm on the last day of camp and should be picked up at the dorm. Meals for overnight campers begin with dinner on the first day and end with lunch on the last day.

Day campers attending the Three Day Position camp should check-in at the Les Wexner Football Complex between 1pm and 2pm on the first day. Day campers are dismissed at 9pm on the first day. The camp will run from 9am to approximately 4pm on the second and third days. Day campers should be dropped off and picked up at the Les Wexner Football Complex each day. Meals for day campers include dinner on the first day and lunch on days two and three.

The Two Day Position camp (June 23-24) is open to athletes entering the 10th or 11th grades as of the Fall of 2011. While the camp is intended for rising high school sophomores and juniors, there are a limited number of spaces for rising seniors. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in Ohio State skill development drills for their specified position. Campers are divided by position. All campers will check-in at Les Wexner Football Complex at 9am on June 23. After check-in overnight campers are responsible for providing their own transportation to their assigned dorm. Transportation from the dorm back to the Les Wexner Football Complex will be provided. Overnight campers check-out at 4pm on the last day of camp and should be picked up at the dorm.

Day campers are dismissed at 6pm on the first day, but are welcome to return for the evening session. The evening session will conclude by 9pm. The camp will run from 9am to approximately 4pm on the second day. Day campers should be dropped off and picked up at the Les Wexner Football Complex.

The Senior Advanced Camp (June 12 or 25) is for athletes entering the 12th grade as of the Fall of 2011. While the camp is intended for rising high school seniors, there are a limited number of spaces for rising juniors. Please contact the camps office at (614) 247-2267 for availability. High School graduates are not eligible to attend. The Senior Advanced Camp is a one-day intensive camp designed for the serious football athlete. The camp will include individual skill and technique drills and group instruction. For your safety, please come to camp in good physical condition. The $75 camp fee is non-refundable in the event of cancellation or no-show.

REGISTRATION
The deadline to register is May 10, 2011. Camp applications are processed in the order they are received. Camp sessions may sell out prior to the May 10 deadline. We cannot guarantee availability in any camp session after the May 10 deadline. A $75 non-refundable deposit must accompany the camp application. Phone and faxed applications will not be accepted. Please do not call to confirm that your application has been received. You will receive confirmation in the mail of your acceptance into camp after your application has been processed.

To register by mail: Complete a camp application and mail it to Ohio State Football Camp, Fawcett Center 7th Floor, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43210. A check or money order for the deposit or full payment must accompany your registration. Please include the camper’s name on the check or money order. The $75 deposit is nonrefundable and is applied to the total amount due. Credit cards are not accepted for mail in registrations.

To register online: log on to www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/camps then choose football. The full camp fee will be charged to your credit card at the time of online registration. Online registration is not available for those wishing to pay the deposit or make a partial payment. In the event of cancellation, $75 is non-refundable.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS
All cancellations must be received in writing prior to the start of the camp session. Cancellations received after the start of the camp session will not be eligible for a refund. The camp sessions begin with registration on the first day. The $75 deposit is non-refundable regardless of the reason for cancellation or no-show. The deposit cannot be transferred to other campers or to future camps. Completion of a refund authorization form is required for processing. A form will be mailed to you upon receipt of the written notice of cancellation. Refund authorization forms received prior to June 1 will be processed upon receipt. Refund authorization forms received after June 1 will be processed by July 31. To cancel and obtain a refund authorization form, please email Cara Singel in the camps office at singel.2@osu.edu.

DISCOUNTS
Discounts are available for the Kicking camp, Youth camp and the Positions camps for groups sending 10 or more campers. To qualify for the discount, all registrations must be submitted together in the same envelope. Online registrations and registrations sent separately will not qualify for the discounted rates. Group registrations do not guarantee that all campers will be roomed together or near each other.

Children of University employees and active military are also eligible for discounted camp rates. Proof of employment or military service must be provided at the time of registration to receive the discount. Online registration is not available for group or employee/military discounts. For more information on discounted rates, please contact the football office at (614) 247-2772 or the camp office at (614) 247-2267.

FAQ
Q When is the registration deadline?
A The deadline to register is May 10, 2011. Registrations are processed in the order they are received. Camp sessions may sell out prior to the registration deadline.

Q What type of supervision is provided?
A There is 24 hour supervision provided by camp coaches and counselors. An athletic trainer is available at all times.

Q What does the cost of camp include?
A Camp tuition includes instruction led by the Ohio State University coaching staff, full time athletic trainer, camp t-shirt, awards, daily competitions, recreation and/or special events, motivational talks, meals (varies by camp), transportation to and from the airport or bus terminal and secondary insurance coverage in the event of an injury. For overnight campers, the cost of camp includes housing in air-conditioned dorms on North Campus.

Q Do I need to bring extra spending money to camp?
A Resident campers may bring a modest amount of spending money if they wish to purchase pizza or other snacks after the evening session. Campers are discouraged from bringing large amounts of money or other valuables to camp.

Q Can parents watch camp sessions?
A Parents are welcome to watch any or all camp sessions. A parking pass is available for purchase during camp check-in.

Q Where and when should I check in for camp?
A All camp sessions are headquartered at the Les Wexner Football Complex at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center located at 535 Irving Schottenstein Dr. Check-in times are as follows*:
• Advanced Camp June 12 or 25 9am
• Kicking and Long Snapping Camp June 15 9am
• Youth Camp June 20 9am
• Three Day Position Camp June 17 12-2pm (commuters should check-in between 1pm and 2pm).
• Two Day Position Camp June 23 9am
*Times are tentative and subject to change.

Q How will I know who my child will be rooming with?
A Roommate assignments will be released at check-in. Each camper has the opportunity to indicate a roommate preference on their camp application. While we do our best to accommodate each camper’s request, we do not guarantee roommates. Please note that listing a roommate preference on the camp application does not guarantee enrollment of that roommate in camp. There will be two to four campers in a room.

Q Where are overnight campers staying?
A Campers will be housed in air-conditioned dorms on North campus. Each room has its own bathroom and is equipped with a small refrigerator. Campers will be transported daily to and from the practice locations.