Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)

Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:23am
  • Sports

ARLINGTON – Every summer, Arlington High School offers sports camps for the community.

This week, head football coach Greg Dailer, his staff and Eagle players put on a camp at its stadium for boys and girls ages 6-13.

Their motto worn proudly on their t-shirts, “Hard Work, Discipline, Character.”

Each night, from 6-8, more than 100 participants practiced non-contact skills. They were split up by age and position: quarterback, running back, receiver and lineman. Even though they didn’t wear helmets or pads they still used a blocking sled and used a large ring for tackling drills. Quarterbacks passed the ball into a net with targets, while receivers ran routes and caught passes, and running backs practiced taking handoffs.

The camps end next week with soccer for boys and girls ages 9-14. They go from 9 a.m. to noon at the stadium.

For details email head coach Nathan Davis at ndavis@asd.wednet.edu or call the AHS athletic office at 360-618-6306.

Cross country coach Mike Shierk hosts a camp, too, just not at AHS. It’s at Camano Island State Park from July 29-31. It’s for runners from sixth to 12th grade. Arrival time is 3 p.m. that Monday and campers will return that Wednesday at 11 a.m. Cost is $90 for fee, food, firewood, supplies and guest speakers. For details email Shierk at mshierk@asd.wednet.edu.

Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)
Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)

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