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This Nike Contact Football Camp, located on the campus of the University of San Diego, is just minutes from downtown San Diego. Beautiful weather, great coaching, and excellent facilities make this camp a favorite for many young athletes. Camp Director, Jonas Jackson is dedicated to providing a positive camp experience for all involved.

During one of our most popular camps, athletes train at the position(s) of their choice focusing on skill development. The contact portion of the camp is entered gradually with controlled drills to the whistle, paying special attention to proper technique and safety. Participating campers dine daily at the USD’s gourmet cafeteria and have access to many other campus training amenities.

Note: There is no rental equipment available. Each camper will need to bring their own equipment.

Highlights Include
  • Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Potentially Other Prizes!
  • Professional Instruction from Coach Jackson and Staff
  • Daily Training to Develop Speed, Strength and Agility
  • Contact Drills and Scrimmages
  • Grouping by Age, Weight, and Ability
  • Discussions on Proper Technique and Concussion Safety 
  • Low Camper to Coach Ratios
  • Excellent Residential, Dining, and Training Facilities
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Camp Coaches

  • Jonas Jackson

    Camp Director Jonas Jackson

    Jackson, joined the Panthers football coaching staff in July of 2022 where he serves as the Defensive Line Coach. Prior to PVAMU coach Jackson was on the staff at Delaware State.He most recently served as defensive line coach at NCAA Div. III (Albany State (Ga.) in 2019. In 2018 and ’19, Jackson was an assistant at Your Call Football, an interactive competition in which participants call plays in real time for a series of live exhibition American football games with players, some of whom have played in the NFL or CFL. The participants watch the game via live streaming media and use a smartphone app to select the plays.

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Camp Details

Nike Contact Football Camps feature skill development both offensively and defensively. At camp, "contact" is introduced in a slow, gradual progression before any actual "contact" is initiated. Practices will progress to be full pads towards the end of camp. Campers are divided according to age, weight, and ability.

Note: There is no rental equipment available. Each camper will need to bring their own equipment.


  • Dates: July 14-17, 2023 | Friday-Monday
  • Age Group: 8-18
  • Gender: Boys
  • Camp Type: Overnight | Extended | Day
  • Check-In: Begins 30 minutes prior to the camp start time.
  • Meals: All meals are provided for overnight campers. Lunch and dinner are provided for all Extended Day (commuter) campers. Lunch is provided for day campers.


  • Check-in: 1:00pm on Friday for all campers at Valley B Dorms
  • Check-out: Graduation takes place at 1:00pm on Monday. Parents are invited to attend. Check-out will take place immediately after.
  • Day Camper Schedule: 1:00pm-9:00pm (dinner is included), Saturday-Sunday: 9:00-4:00pm, Monday: 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Friday: 1:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday-Sunday: 9:00am-9:00pm, Monday: 9:00am-1:00pm

Please note: Camp schedules and details may be subject to change.


  • Dorm: Valley B Dorms

  • Campers Per Room: 2

  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!

  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens (Twin) or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.

  • Air Conditioning: Yes


  • Daily Football Instruction
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
  • Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Potentially Other Prizes!


  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio

  • Groupings: Campers are initially grouped by age and moved around accordingly based on skill level.

  • Facility: Outdoor Fields. Indoor facilities are available during inclement weather conditions.


To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.

All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

  • Small gym bag/backpack

  • Athletic clothing: t-shirt, shorts, pants

  • Warm-up jacket

  • Two jerseys (one light/one dark)

  • Helmet

  • Shoulder pads

  • Football Cleats (NO metal-tip cleats) & sneakers

  • Athletic supporter

  • Cup

  • Mouth guard

  • Sunscreen

  • Water bottle

  • Packed lunch and snacks


  • Athletic clothing mentioned above

  • Comfortable off-field clothing: pants, shorts, shirts, sweatshirts

  • Undergarments

  • Pajamas

  • Flip flops

  • Toiletries

  • Personal items & medications

  • Washcloth and bath towel

  • Pillow, pillowcase, bed sheets, comforter or sleeping bag

  • Fan (optional)

  • Additional snacks/drink


Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.


Nike Football Camps does not provide transportation from airports, train stations or bus depots. If you have a child flying to camp, please arrange a shuttle or taxi service.


If you have a group of campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a discount. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 with the names of each camper in the group and we will create a unique discount code for your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during checkout. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our football camps please see our FAQ page.

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Sample Schedule

Sample Daily Schedule

  • Day 1
  • 12:00pm Check in
  • 2:00pm Intro/Rules/Orientation
  • 2:30pm To field
  • 3:00pm Practice #1
  • 5:30pm Dinner
  • 6:30pm Evening Activity
  • 7:00pm Practice #2
  • 8:30pm Development Series
  • 9:00pm Day/Extended Day Campers Depart - Free Time
  • 10:30pm Lights Out
  • Days 2-3
  • 7:00am Wake up
  • 7:30am Breakfast - Transition to Field
  • 9:00am Practice #3 and 6
  • 11:30am Head to Lunch
  • 1:00pm Afternoon Activity
  • 2:00pm Practice #4 and 7
  • 4:00pm Day Campers Depart
  • 4:30pm Dinner
  • 6:00pm Transition to Field/Warm Up
  • 7:00pm Practice #5 and 8 - Competition
  • 8:00pm Development Series
  • 9:00pm Extended Day Campers Depart/Free Time
  • 10:30pm Lights Out
  • Day 4
  • 7:00am Wake Up
  • 7:30am Breakfast
  • 9:00am Practice #9 - Competition
  • 11:30am Head to Lunch
  • 1:00pm Practice #10/Final Competition
  • 2:00pm Final Check-out

Manchester Valley Athletic Field

Campers train daily on the Manchester Valley Athletic Field, which is a multi-purpose facility that serves as the practice field for the USD Football and Soccer programs, as well as Rugby, Intramurals, and recreational softball.

Campers move from non-contact drills to full contact in a gradual progression, culminating with our final day "live" scrimmage. Each camper practices with and learns from pros and coaches, as well as college coaches from top football schools across the country.

Nike Contact Football Skills Camp University of San Diego

Jonas Jackson, Camp Director
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, California 92110-2492
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: General Skills
Age Group: 8 - 18
Gender: Boys
Please review our cancellation policy thoroughly. You are required to agree with our policy before completing your registration.
Extended (9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.) $695.00
Availability: Limited

Day (9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.) $645.00
Availability: Limited

Overnight $845.00
Availability: Limited

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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