Everyone knows that soccer within the state of Oklahoma is a life-style, and this weekend, youngsters of all ages can get soccer suggestions and extra from among the greatest names within the sport.
Armor and Glory Soccer Camp was began in 2008 by Terrane Jackson. And from the start he wished this camp to be extra than simply enjoying sports activities.
“It is about constructing and growing our younger individuals, mentally, bodily and spiritually, athletics is only a bonus,” stated Terrance Jackson, the camp organizer.
Jackson gained a state soccer championship with Midwest Metropolis and understands the strain athletics might be beneath.
“The camp aspect, the place they’re doing the drills, that is simple, the actual half is how can we contact and actually uplift somebody’s life,” Jackson stated.
The camp is taught by former faculty and NFL greats, a few of whom participated within the camp as youngsters.
Collin Clay participated within the camp in highschool and now performs for OSU.
“There are lots of youngsters right here who do not have figures to assist them and encourage them, and I really feel like I had a second once I was their age the place I did not have anyone to encourage me,” Clay stated.
Camp is from 11 am to three pm this Saturday at Putnam Metropolis West Excessive College for ages 5-18. Every participant receives tenting gear and lunch for $60. Terrance has particular lodging for households who cannot afford to camp.
“We’re serving 60 younger individuals who come from single-parent households, who could not be capable to afford to ship one baby, not to mention two,” Jackson stated.
“We actually need to love them, pour ourselves into them and provides them an opportunity to see what the subsequent degree is like,” Jackson stated.
For camp data and to register, go to www.agfaith.com