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OAKLAND RAIDERS and ANTHONY MUNOZ FOUNDATION TO HOST NFL PLAY 60 CHARACTER CAMP.
Oakland Raiders in partnership with the NFL, have partnered with Hall of Fame offensive tackle Anthony Muñoz to host an NFL PLAY 60 Character Camp locally for the fourth time.
This Friday at 10am, Laney College en Oakland, CA will host approximately 300 Hispanic youth, ages 9-13, with little or no football experience for the free camp.
This is part of a series of NFL PLAY60 camps taking place this summer and fall.
The mission of the event is to make a positive impact on youth through teaching football skills, emphasizing exercise, and reinforcing the importance of character in athletics and life. The program will work in collaboration with USA Football and its NFL FLAG curriculum which introduces participants to be physically active through non-contact, continuous action while learning the fundamentals of football, lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship. In addition, the camps will teach character values that are core to the Anthony Muñoz Foundation, as well as promote NFL PLAY 60’s health and fitness message. NFL PLAY 60 is the league’s youth health and fitness campaign, aimed at getting kids active for 60 minutes a day.
WHEN: FRIDAY, August 11th from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM
WHERE: Laney College, 900 Fallon St, Oakland, CA 94607
WHO: Hall-of-Famer, Anthony Muñoz (available for phoners) Other spokespeople/players, TBD
About NFL PLAY 60:
Since the launch of the NFL PLAY 60 Character Camps in 2012, over 50 camps have been held impacting nearly 20,000 youth across the country.
Designed to tackle childhood obesity, NFL PLAY 60 brings together the NFL’s long-standing commitment to health and wellness with partner organizations. PLAY 60 also is implemented locally, as part of the NFL’s in-school, after-school and team-based programs. Since the program was launched in 2007, the NFL has committed more than $325 million to youth health and fitness through programming, grants, and media time for public service announcements. The NFL and its teams have built more than 200 NFL Youth Fitness Zones and integrated programs into more than 73,000 schools nationwide since the campaign launched. All 32 clubs activate PLAY 60 locally, with more than 2,000 NFL PLAY 60 events held annually. For more information, visit www.NFLRUSH.com.
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