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Seahawks Announce Summer Activities for Fans
RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks today announced a schedule of summer activities for fans throughout the Northwest and Alaska. Seahawks players, members of the Sea Gals and team mascot Blitz will participate in the "12 Tour" with stops in 11 communities this summer. Seahawks Fan Forums will be held in Bellingham, Kennewick and Vancouver.
The Seahawks All-Pro Varsity Skills Camp is designed for youth seeking more one-on-one instruction. The half-day camp is structured to teach first-rate football instruction with a focus on technique, health and wellness for athletes ages 9-14. Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin will be on-site to share tips on how to succeed on and off the field. Camps will be held on June 15 at the Seahawks headquarters, Virginia Mason Athletic Center. The registration fee is $100. All campers will receive a Seahawks tee shirt, football equipment bag, Subway Gift Card and Seahawks Pro Shop Gift Card.
Families are invited to participate in the second annual Seahawks Family Football Fest at CenturyLink Field on June 22 and June 23. Registration is $25 and includes the following: behind-the-scenes tour of the Seahawks locker room, on-field football activities, a timed 40-yard dash and the opportunity to meet current Seahawks players. Children under age four are free and do not need to register.
The Seahawks will host nine Gatorade Junior Training Camps. The camps are a free two hour clinic that combines basic football fundamentals that focus on self-improvement and a motivational life-skills session with a Seahawks player, coach or alumni. The Gatorade Junior Training camps are free to kids ages 7-14. Each Gatorade Junior Training Camp is limited to 230 participants. Host cities include Renton, Joint Base Lewis/McChord, Snohomish, Bellingham, Yakima, West Vancouver BC, Kennewick, Vancouver and Silverdale.
The Junior Sea Gals program provides a fun and memorable experience for young girls in the areas of dance, cheer, teamwork, physical well-being and self-esteem. Juniors participate in three clinics to learn a halftime routine which will be performed at the Seahawks preseason game on Saturday, August 17 at CenturyLink Field. Clinic dates are July 20, July 21 and August 16.
The Jr. Sea Gals is open to all girls, ages 7-14. Registration is limited to the first 200 registrants. All participants must attend all three clinics and the halftime performance. The program fee is $200 per child, which includes: Jr. Sea Gals t-shirt and shorts, Jr. Sea Gals poms, individual photo, Jr. Sea Gals team photo, Sea Gals photo card, halftime music to download, a memory video, and two game tickets for the August 17 Seahawks versus Broncos preseason game.
All clinics will be taught by current Sea Gals assistant choreographer/director, Shannon Kingsley and Sea Gals director Sherri Thompson. The program's administrative director is former Sea Gals/assistant director Lauren Mack.
Fans are invited to join this year's tour on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #12Tour. Read