Junior Ravens Football

Junior Ravens Football is an introductory program that provides youth the opportunity to develop fundamental skills and techniques (e.g. catching, throwing, tackling, blocking) that are essential to the game of football.  Players will be divided into four age categories (Mite, Tyke, Mosquito, and Peewee) to participate in an eight-week program.

Junior Ravens Football has three seasonal sections:

Junior Ravens Spring Football

Junior Ravens Spring Football is an introductory program that provides youth the opportunity to develop fundamental skills and techniques (e.g. catching, throwing, tackling, blocking) that are essential to the game of football.  Players will be divided into four age categories (Mite, Tyke, Mosquito, and Peewee) to participate in an eight-week program. Each participant of the Junior Ravens Football Program will have the unique privilege of being coached by Ravens players and coaches.

Our Mission

Introduce youth to the game of football in a safe and structured environment that promotes the values of teamwork, respect and self-confidence. Young athletes in the Jr. Ravens Football program will acquire the necessary tools and knowledge that are essential to playing the game.

Philosophy of Junior Ravens Football

Physical preparation:

The preparatory period is scheduled in the early part of the program. During this period, the technical and tactical skills will be taught with an emphasis on reviewing football as a contact sport. Whatever the level of the player, this period will allow adequate familiarization prior to playing situations. For players with a little experience, it will be a period of improvement.

Initial assessment:

During the first weekend, all players will be assessed on different physical and technical abilities. Some assessments will be administered during the preparatory period. The results will be recorded in order to balance the caliber of teams in the league. The age, experience and technical competencies (throwing, catching, blocking and tackling) and physical qualities (strength, endurance, agility and speed) will be evaluated. Equitable sharing of all resources will be made during the formation of teams.

Overall experience:

Junior Ravens Football offers each player the opportunity to play several positions to acquire the technical and tactical skill-sets that are essential to experiencing a long-term football pursuit.

  • Equipment: Each player will receive full equipment from the program. Participants will only be required to bring proper footwear.
  • Eligibility Be between 6-14 years old by Dec 31st of 2015.
  • Junior Ravens Football Age Categories:
    • Mites – Birth Years 2008 & 2009 Level of contact: Review
    • Tykes – Birth Years 2005, 2006 & 2007 Level of contact: Introduction
    • Mosquito – Birth Years 2003 & 2004 Level of contact: Acquisition
    • Peewee – Birth Years 2001 & 2002 Level of contact: Refinement
Age GroupTimesDatesLocation
SaturdaySunday Spring 2015Carleton UniversityBarcodeCost
Mite 8:30 am-10 am8:30 am-10 amApril 26 – June 15Keith Harris Stadium8435 $299
Tyke 8:30 am-10 am8:30 am-10 amApril 26 – June 15Keith Harris Stadium8436 $299
Mosquito 10 am-12 pm10 am-12 pmApril 26 – June 15Keith Harris Stadium8437 $299
Peewee 10 am-12 pm10 am-12 pmApril 26 – June 15Keith Harris Stadium8438 $299

For questions regarding programming details or any other aspect of the Junior Ravens Football Program please contact Joshua Sacobie .

Equipment Fitting/Pick-up

Each player will receive helmet, shoulder pads, football pants and jersey for duration of program. All players are required to attend equipment fitting session at the Ravens Football Locker Room (Rm #1350, Alumni Hall) on April 11th 2015:

  • Mites – 10am
  • Tykes – 11am
  • Mosquito – 1pm
  • Peewee – 3pm

Junior Ravens Football 2015 Forms and Information Letters

Letters and forms for the 2015 program can be found below:

Junior Ravens Endzone Football Winter

New for 2015

The Endzone Football Camp is a developmental program for youth between the ages 6-18. The 12-week off-season training and conditioning program aims to improve a player’s skill set in the key areas for their position. With representation of athletes from nearly every NCAFA team in the city, along with high school, and new players, we combine traditional football drills and position specific training with new and innovative training methods to elevate player performance.

Equipment for the program, including helmets, shoulder pads, football pants and jerseys is provided for the duration the duration of the program. Players are required to bring proper footwear (non-metallic cleats or turf shoes) and mouth-guard.

Our coaching staff is made up of players and coaches of the Carleton Ravens football team and dedicated members of the local football community. There will also be sessions with guest coaches from the the CIS, NCAA, CFL and NFL ranks, sharing messages about teamwork, commitment, goal-setting and how to be a good student-athlete.

The Endzone Winter Football Program has three sections:

  • Junior (6-7 / 8-10)
  • Intermediate (11-12)
  • Senior (13-14 / 15-17)
Age GroupTimeDay DatesLocationCostRegistration
Barcode
Junior 9 am-10 amSundayJan 11th – March 29thCU Fieldhouse $1759178
Intermediate 10 am-11amSundayJan 11th – March 29thCU Fieldhouse $1759179
Senior 11 am-12 pmSundayJan 11th – March 29thCU Fieldhouse $175 + HST9180

Equipment Fitting and Pick-Up

Junior, Intermediate, Senior – January 9th 4pm-9pm at the Ravens’ Football Locker Room

ALL PLAYERS should be present for equipment fitting to ensure appropriate sizing. Each player receives a helmet, shoulder pads, football pants and a practice jersey for the duration of the program. We hope to avoid long lines, so we ask that you please arrive during the desired group times listed below:

4:00pm to 5:30pm – players ages: 6-7 & 8-10

5:30pm to 7:30pm – players ages :11-12

7:30pm to 9:00pm – players ages: 13-14 & 15-17

 

 

 

Click here for the Junior Ravens Flier

For more information please call 613.697.2992

Testimonials

Hi, I’d first like to thank you very much for the football camp. It is in fact the very first sport that we’ve been able to get Noah involved in.

Not only that, he looked up to his coaches and genuinely loved it.

My older son plays competitive hockey all year round, with soccer, and other sports somehow mixed in there as well, but Noah has never been interested in playing anything.

Then he asked me to play football and your camp was the only available place for him to play. He only turned six two days before the camp began.

I will say this much, having played up until junior hockey myself, and having had my older son in numerous camps as well, this football experience was absolutely the best camp I’ve ever had a child involved in

Great organization, great motivating, and excellent teaching. And again, my son Noah, who doesn’t like sports, loved it!

We will be returning next year for sure, and thank for the great time.

– Vince Gravel

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