BORTLES TO CO-HOST 3RD ANNUAL FREE FOOTBALL CAMP

REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 30; NON-CONTACT CAMP FOR KIDS AGES 5-16

Who:              Blake Bortles Foundation, JaxPAL and Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Foundation

What:             FREE youth non-contact football camp for boys and girls ages 5 – 16. Area high school and college coaches will lead campers through traditional football drills and activities, with Blake Bortles and surprise guests assisting throughout the morning. Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Foundation will provide volunteers and athletic training services. Campers will receive a t-shirt, camper bag and lunch.

Where:         JaxPAL Football Fields at Ed Austin Park

                        3450 Monument Road

                        Jacksonville, FL 32225

When:           Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9 AM – 12:30 PM

 

Register:      Registration will open online on Monday, April 30 at      www.jaxpal.com/event/blakebortlesfootballcamp and is limited to the first 500 children to register.

 About Blake Bortles Foundation

 Guided by powerful and moving interactions and experiences in his life thus far, Bortles established the Blake Bortles Foundation to assist two specific areas of need: children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in their pursuit of full, independent lives, and providing support to first responders, with the goal of improving their ability to safely carry out their vital lifesaving work. For more information, please visit www.blakebortlesfoundation.com.

About JaxPAL

The Police Athletic League of Jacksonville, Inc. (JaxPAL) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) youth-serving organization. Through its strong collaborative relationship with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, JaxPAL enriches the lives of children by creating positive relationships between law enforcement officers and the youth of our community through its educational, athletic and leadership programs. For more information, please visit www.jaxpal.com.

About Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute

Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute offers 35 specialty-trained physicians and 11 physician assistants dedicated to delivering comprehensive care for the muscles, bones and joints for more than 500 sports team members. In addition, JOI maintains a rehab division with more than 75 therapists. In February 2011, JOI affiliated with Baptist Health. JOI provides team physicians and athletic trainers for the Jacksonville Jaguars, The Jacksonville Armada FC, Jacksonville Sharks, Jacksonville University and Florida State College at Jacksonville. JOI is also a community partner to and provides athletic trainers and/or physicians to The Bolles High School, Episcopal High School, Bishop Kenny High School, Bishop John J. Snyder High School, Atlantic Coast High School, Paxon High School, and Fernandina Beach High School. For information about JOI, visit www.JOI.net.