University of Rochester

EVENT: Roland Williams Brings Football & Life Skills Camp to University

June 11, 2009

WHO: The Youth Lifeline America Free Football & Life Skills Camp brings more than 200 eighth-, ninth-, and tenth-graders from the Rochester region to a two-day camp that provides life skills education and positive mentorship in an athletic environment.

TIME, DATE, PLACE: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14, Fauver Stadium, University of Rochester River Campus

WHAT: The Free Football & Life Skills Camp is sponsored by the University of Rochester and Youth Lifeline America, a not-for-profit organization founded by Super Bowl Champ and Rochester native Roland Williams.

Williams, along with several other National Football League players, will spend time on the field with the campers, teaching basic football drills. In the classroom, local business professionals provide comprehensive life skills education including computer and financial literacy, college preparation strategies, and goal achievement.

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE:
9:00a.m. Team Meetings, Life Skills Workshops, Discussion Groups
11:00a.m. Football Practice
2:00p.m. Team Meetings, Life Skills Workshops, Discussion Groups
4:00p.m. Football Practice
5:30p.m. Life Skills Workshops

SUNDAY'S SCHEDULE:
8:00a.m. Team Meetings, Life Skills Workshops, Discussion Groups
10:30a.m. Football Practice
1:30p.m. Team Meetings, Life Skills Workshops, Discussion Groups
3:30p.m. Football Practice
5:00p.m. Life Skills Discussion
6:00p.m. Camp Graduation

PARKING: Visitors may park at the Library Lot, located behind Rush Rhees Library or along Library Road by Fauver Stadium.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Media interested in covering the camp should contact Melissa Greco Lopes at 585.276.3693 or email mgrecolo@ur.rochester.edu.




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