MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP (Open to Any And All Entering Grades 6 - 8)*
This camp will provide a solid foundation of football knowledge and skills. Each camper will learn the basic fundamentals of each position on the field. This one-day camp is geared towards middle-school athletes preparing for an opportunity to play at the highest level of collegiate football. Please take into consideration campers will receive elite level instruction in a fast paced and competitive environment. Instruction will be led by the USC coaching staff and current USC players. The Middle School Camp will include position specific instruction periods, competitive periods of group instruction, and one-on-one competition periods.
Camp activities will begin with registration at 2:00pm and conclude around 6:00pm. The camp is open to all positions for those entering grades 6 - 8. All camp participants will receive one t-shirt.
WHAT TO BRING
It is recommended that you leave electronics (ipods, ipads, laptops) and jewelry at home. Southern California Camps and Clinics, LLC is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Southern California Camps and Clinics, LLC is not responsible for parking citations.
LOCATION, FACILITIES & SUPERVISION
All Trojan Football Camps will be held on the USC University Park Campus, conveniently located on the outskirts of Downtown Los Angeles. Practice sessions will take place on Howard Jones / Brian Kennedy Practice Fields and Loker Track & Field Stadium. Campers will also receive instruction in the weight room of our new state of the art facility, the John McKay Center. Registration will take place at the renovated Heritage Hall, which celebrates the proud history of Trojan athletics and houses 6 Heisman Trophies. Camp instruction and supervision is provided by the USC coaching staff, USC Football support staff, current USC players, USC Athletics Director of Security and selected guest coaches from other top college programs. All camp staff members are required to complete a background check prior to employment. The physical address of Heritage Hall, which will serve as camp headquarters is 3501 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA, 90089. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY ONLY contact our Camp Director, Eric Ziskin, at (213) 205-0021. Do not call this number for informational purposes.
HEALTH, SAFETY & INSURANCE COVERAGE
All participants must be covered by personal medical insurance. In addition to a parent/guardian waiver, we encourage that each camper submit a copy of their Fall 2019 Sports or School Physical. Due to the heat and fast-paced tempo of our practices, each camper is encouraged to come to camp in good physical condition. Every effort is made to protect the health and safety of each camper through our certified athletic training staff, supervised warm-up periods, constant inspection of equipment and responsible instruction. It is the responsibility of each camper to stay hydrated. Water and Powerade® will be available at all times. Campers without the proper parent/guardian signatures on their registration form will not be allowed to participate!
TRANSPORTATION & LODGING
For those traveling from out of the area or out of state to attend our camps we recommend lodging at the Radisson hotel. Rooms are available for direct booking by calling 1-833-BOOK-USC. Rooms may be booked online at uschotel.usc.edu. The hotel is located at 3540 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, California, 90007, a 5 minute walk through campus to our camp headquarters at Heritage Hall.
ADMISSION OF CAMP SPECTATORS
Those who would like to attend a camp and view activities as a spectator must be the family of a camp participant. A coach bringing camp participants to the camp may enter as a spectator by showing evidence of employment as a coach (eg. Business card, team roster, game program etc.). Due to space limitations spectators will not be permitted inside the John McKay Center.
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
If you wish to change a session or cancel one altogether, we must receive your request in writing with a valid reason. For all camps, cancellations received: