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2009 Season - Augustana Vikings Football Camps

Camp Director

Jim Barnes, Augustana College head football coach
(309) 794-7326

One-day mini-camp

Introduce yourself to college football and Augustana!

Sunday, June 13th, noon-6 p.m. l Friday, June 18th 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
For student-athletes entering grades 11 and 12
$35 pre-registered; ($20 refundable; $40 walk-up fee)

If you are a student-athlete aspiring to excel at the college level then Augustana football offers an opportunity to familiarize yourself with both the athletic and academic aspects of your future collegiate experience.

• Be introduced to the college recruitment process and important items to consider when making your college choice.
• Get to know a position coach and the skills needed to make you highly successful at the collegiate level.
• See firsthand the unique academic and personal support services offered by the Augustana Football staff's Game Plan for Success (GPS).

Camp registration form


• Helmets and Shoulder Pads preferred
• See your high school coach for football gear (contact us prior to camp with equipment needs)
• All Augustana coaching staff, including head coach Jim Barnes will be in attendance
• Athletic training staff and locker room available

What to bring

• Running Shoes and Cleats
• T-Shirt and Shorts
• Mouthpiece
• Helmet and shoulder pads
• Shower Items
• Signed Form Below
• Skill players can bring their own football

6/13 6/18 Schedule
Noon 10 a.m. Registration and athletic facilities tour
12:15 p.m. 10:15 a.m. Welcome and introduction to the Augustana football tradition
12:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. Campus tour
1:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. Lunch
2 p.m. Noon Augustana College and the football recruitment process
2:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. Players to locker room / Parents Q&A session
2:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. Warm-up and evaluation (40, pro agility, three-cone, vertical jump, bench)
3:45 p.m. 1:45 p.m. Position and group drill work
5 p.m. 3 p.m. Competition activities
5:50 p.m. 3:50 p.m. Cool down / stretch
6 p.m. 4 p.m. Camp breakout - Coach Barnes

Youth Camps

$55 pre-registered, $65 walk-up

Little Viking camp
Grades 4-6
8:30 a.m. - Noon

Augustana College Football offers a half-day camp introducing 4th through 6th graders to the fundamental skills and fun that are a part of the unique team game of football. The emphasis will be on fundamental skill development and fun. This will be a non-padded, non-collision camp experience. T-shirt for those pre-registered.

Major phases of the game will be introduced and developed through appropriate drill work. Participants will learn how to better move on the football field, handle the ball and be introduced to contact on soft shields and dummies.

Participants are encouraged to bring football cleats (not necessary), snack and a drink. Snacks and cold beverages will be offered for purchase during the one break session. Water will be plentiful.

Rising Viking camp
Grades 7-8
1 - 4:30 p.m.

Augustana College Football offers a half-day camp introducing pre-high school players to the skills necessary to take their game to the ‘scholastic level'. In our three days together we inspire and motivate youngsters regarding dedication, discipline, and perseverance while teaching advanced fundamental skill development. This will be a non-padded, non-collision camp experience. T-shirt for those pre-registered.

Solid fundamental skills for the ‘two-way' offensive and defensive player will be promoted and developed through appropriate drill work with talented coaches and players.

Participants should bring football cleats and their lunch. Cold beverages will be offered for purchase.

Registration form

Additional Questions?

Recruiting coordinator Mark Reade

Head coach Jim Barnes