WHEATON – The Wheaton College football program hosted a free sports camp for kids from the Austin neighborhood of Chicago on July 30 and 31.
There were over 100 campers each day, ages 8 to 12, with the children coming from the Boys and Girls Club, Circle Urban Ministries and other organizations.
The camps were put on by the Chick-fil-A Foundation and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Along with learning about sports and physical activity, the kids were welcomed off the bus by the Wheaton College cheerleaders, mascot and football players. There were then led to the field by the Wheaton College drummers and were led in several drills by players and coaches.