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Sports briefs: Chicago Bears camps coming to area this summer

Chicago Bears youth camps coming to area

Several non-contact football camps run by the Chicago Bears and led by professional coaches will make stops in the suburbs this summer.

The five-day camps will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are for kids ages 6 to 14. There will be comprehensive skills camps for kids ages 6 to 14 and accelerated skills camps for kids ages 9 to 14.

The camps cost $399 with a $95 deposit required.

Dates and locations of local camps are:

Carol Stream: Fountain View Recreation Center, June 23 to 27.

Elmhurst: Faganal Hall at Elmhurst College, June 23 to 27.

Naperville: All Saints Catholic Academy, June 23 to 27.

Geneva: Geneva Middle School North, July 21 to 25.

Glen Ellyn: Park View Elementary School, July 21 to 25.

Visit for more information or to register.

Roberto Garza, Jon Bostic to host camp at Benedictine

Chicago Bears players Roberto Garza and Jon Bostic will host a football camp at Benedictine University June 29 to July 2.

The camp is designed for players ages 7 to 18 and features daily instruction, lectures and demonstrations by Garza, Bostic and other members of the Bears. Overnight and day camp options are available.

For information or to register, visit or call 301-575-9400.

Registration open for alumni football games

Gridiron Alumni is trying to rekindle old football rivalries and is looking for former players from local high schools to don the helmet and pads one more time.

Gridiron Alumni travels the country staging full-contact football games between rival high schools. The group is looking to stage games this spring and summer in and around Chicago.

The cost to register ranges from $80 to $100. The first 40 players that register from a high school will be guaranteed to play in the game.

Visit for more information.

June pentathlon to raise money for Noah's Hope

The MFC Sports Performance Pentathlon all take place June 27 and 28 at the MFC Sports Performance complex in Darien.

Registration is $35 prior to the pentathlon and $45 at the event on a first come, first served basis. Male and female winners will be declared in each age bracket with prizes for the winner.

All proceeds will benefit the Noah's Hope charity to battle Batten Disease.

Competitors will be divided into six age groups: 8 to 10 years old, 11 to 13 years old, 14 to 16 years old, 17 and 18 years old, and adults ages 19 and older.

Visit or call 630-796-2537 to register or for more information.

St. Joseph basketball camp dates announced

The St. Joseph Charger Basketball Day Camp directed by legendary head coach Gene Pingatore will have two sessions for boys entering grades six through nine next school year.

Session one runs from June 16 to June 26. Session two runs from June 30 to July 11. Each camp day begins at 1:30 p.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.
The primary purpose of the camp is to develop individual skills and fundamentals while emphasizing the importance of teamwork, self-discipline and sportsmanship.
To register or for any additional information, visit or contact the St. Joseph Development Office at 708.562.7488.

Trevino, McCord to attend Benedictine U. golf outing

Golf Legend Lee Trevino and CBS Sports analyst Gary McCord are the marquee names that will participate in the 20th Annual President's Invitational Golf Outing hosted by Benedictine University on July 28 at Cantigny Golf Club in Wheaton.

The event provides an opportunity to rub elbows with some of golf’s greatest and play a championship course – all while contributing to a good cause. Proceeds from the event help provide scholarships for Benedictine students.

The cost for golf and the program is $300 per person or $1,200 per foursome. The event begins with breakfast at 8 a.m. Golf begins at 10 a.m. sharp. Cocktails and photos are at 4 p.m., followed by a program at 6 p.m. in which McCord will interview Trevino.

Visit for more information.


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