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Emory & Henry Football To Host Summer Camp June 17-19

Players celebrate after a touchdown.
-photo courtesy of Brian Bishop,

EMORY, Va. – The Emory & Henry College football program will host their annual summer camp on June 17-19 with sessions for players in grades 6-12 across various locations on campus.

The three-day camp will feature instruction from the Emory & Henry coaching staff. The camp includes four practice sessions in addition to "Swarm Ball" our 7-on-7 games held each afternoon.

Activities/instruction will also include height and weight testing, 40-yard and pro shuttle testing, the agility circuit and individual position training with the E&H coaching staff. Campers will also have access to the indoor swimming pool each evening.

"This camp is a way for us to give back to the community and all of our coaches look forward to being able to put on something like this for the young athletes," said Curt Newsome, Head Football Coach at Emory & Henry.

Cost for this camp is $245 for overnight players and $170 for commuters. Deadline for registration is Sunday, June 16. Walkups are encouraged. For more information and to register online, visit

Campers are asked to bring the following items:

  • athletic clothing (t-shirts, shorts, etc.)
  • molded cleats and tennis shoes -- NO METAL TIPPED CLEATS ALLOWED
  • quarterbacks should bring a football marked with the school name on it
  • bed linens, pillow, and blankets
  • towels and toiletries
  • if desired, money for the camp store to purchase sports drinks, pizza, and snacks

About Emory & Henry Football
With over 100 years of history, the Emory & Henry football team has established itself as one of the most prestigious small college programs in the South. The Wasps have won an Old Dominion Athletic Conference-record 11 championships and have reached the NCAA Division III Playoffs on five occasions. Over 60 players have been selected as "All-America" since 1934 and a total of 182 players have received All-ODAC First-Team accolades.