Ron Johnson and Anthony Toney, former teammates of the Philadelphia Eagles, will direct of the football camp along with Buck Roggeman, President of Transformational Coaches of the Central Coast. Johnson and Toney are long-time employees of BGCMC, and Roggeman serves as Principal at Pacific Grove Middle School.
“Camp coaches will emphasize the following 7 character traits: Gratefulness, Self-Control, Loyalty, Honor, Responsibility, Truthfulness and Integrity. The virtues of good character, team work and respecting others will be emphasized at all times,” Johnson explained.
The tradition of providing fun and inspiring opportunities for 500 youth aged 9-17 continues. Club Alum and former NFL Head Coach Herm Edwards, adds, “I’m pleased that Ron and Anthony, with the Boys & Girls Clubs, keep the camp going. They provide a first-class football camp that is free to all participants.”
Space is limited to the first 500 youth aged 9-17, living in Monterey County. Registration forms are available online at www.bgcmc.org and at local youth centers. Camp expenses this year will total over $12,000. Businesses or individuals wishing to make financial contributions to help cover camp costs or support BGCMC’s healthy lifestyles initiatives, may contact the Clubs at 831-394-5171, or donate online by visiting www.bgcmc.org.
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About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County has played an integral role in the community for over 46 years, providing programs and services to an average of 800 young people daily from Clubhouses in Seaside and Salinas. Over 95 percent of the funding comes from individuals, corporations and foundations. Clubhouses are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. during summer and school breaks, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. when school is in session. Additional information is available at www.bgcmc.org or via phone at (831) 394-5171.