This is our son’s 3rd year at Jr. Ravens Football camp for a reason: we are impressed that our son’s skills consistently improve, and  he loves the camp. We can guarantee you will feel good watching the Jr. Ravens football coaches and your kids interact. The positive energy and encouragement that the coaches invest is guaranteed to assure parents that their kids are in good hands. The staff are 100% focussed on skill development and making sure your son or daughter is the best athlete that they can be.

This is the best run camp we have ever enrolled our son in. We highly recommend it.” – Jennifer Gillespie, Jr Ravens Parent


Junior Ravens Football provides age and skill-appropriate football training for youth between the age of 4-16. Our winter and spring training sessions offer 3 streams of programming: PLAY!Introduction, and Advanced.

The Just PLAY! football stream aims to further develop athletic skills in a non-contact setting, creating a fun, safe, and energetic environment for all experience levels to learn the game!

A football experience like no other, our Introductory stream provide athletes the opportunity to develop FUNdamental skills and techniques such as catching, throwing, tackling, & blocking through a series of exciting drills and games that foster the skills of leadership, teamwork, and having fun while emphasizing player safety.

The Junior Ravens Advanced programs reintroduce the everyday skills required, in becoming a complete athlete while focusing on football positional specialization. The elite program stream is Ottawa’s most comprehensive and widely endorsed player safety program for the returning player to the game. Every player must take-part in an evaluation practice in order to move into our advanced stream.

Winter Program: January – March

Spring Program: May – June

Registration opens September 4th

Just PLAY! (Flag & Touch)

First Down (Parent Assisted U6 & U8)

Junior Blitz (U10 & U12)

Gridiron Girls Football (U12 & U16)

Learn basic playing skills related to game of football in a fun and energetic environment. Running, Catching, and Throwing are the main skills developed through age appropriate activities and games.

Tempo: Active Start – Fundamental Movements

Experience: 0 – 3 Years Playing

Introduction (Tackle)

Tyke (U10)

Mosquito (U12)

PeeWee (U14)

Learn the basic movements and drills that are critical to development of athletic motor skills in any sport. Participate in a wide range of positions and football scenarios that develop athleticism, leadership, and team work. (Throwing, Catching, Blocking, Tackling) 

Introduction Learn to Train (LTAD)

Tempo: Learn to Tackle – Tackle Development

Experience: 0 – 3 Years Playing

Advanced (Tackle)

Freshman (U12)

Sophomore (U14)

Continual development of positional skills while emphasizing mental competence and strength building. Introduction to aerobic power and endurance.

Experienced Train to Train, Learn to Compete (LTAD)

Tempo: Tackle Development – Training

Experience: 2-6 Years Playing

Prospects (High-Performance)

Junior (U16)

Senior (U18)

Please contact Coach Sacobie for further information.

Ravens Football Summer Camps 2020 (June 29,30 July 2,3) & (August 4-7)

Open to girls and boys!

Whether your looking to Blitz or Rush the quarterback this summer, be a Raven for a week during our football skill development camps.

The Junior Ravens football program has set out to introduce new athletes to the game of football in a safe and structured environment, promoting the values of teamwork, respect and confidence. All of our programs have been designed through Football Canada’s recommendations in Long-Term Athlete Development.


Our goal is to expose 10,000 youth to the game of football by 2025.

Junior Ravens Football Programs



Registration by phone or in person is on available during our hours of operation. Register online 24/7. To register in person, visit our Welcome Centre in the Alumni Hall.