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SteelersHoss
03-21-2008, 10:16 PM
I am proud to say, my wife is the best. She just presented me with a form that she she sent in for me to attend the Men's Steelers Fantasy Camp in May/June.
I am curious, has anyone been there before? How good of a time is it? Do the players, special guests sign autographs, pictures taken? I am pumped. Just me and myself for a weekend hanging out with fellow Steelers fans. Any and all information is grealtly appreciated.

BettisFan
03-21-2008, 10:23 PM
I am proud to say, my wife is the best. She just presented me with a form that she she sent in for me to attend the Men's Steelers Fantasy Camp in May/June.
I am curious, has anyone been there before? How good of a time is it? Do the players, special guests sign autographs, pictures taken? I am pumped. Just me and myself for a weekend hanging out with fellow Steelers fans. Any and all information is grealtly appreciated.
wow thats tight, i saw that on steelers.com looks tight, enjoy it let us know how it goes.

steeltheone
03-21-2008, 10:43 PM
Went last year and will be going this year too. Great time. Meet all the players, hear the stories...work out with position coaches...great food...very relaxed.

SteelersHoss
03-22-2008, 08:08 AM
do the guys share dorm rooms? Is there Beer allowed in the rooms? I read last year that gift bags were handed out, what were in them? I am like a 8 year old boy again.

Stlrs4Life
03-23-2008, 10:20 AM
Have a good one Hoss! Make sure you save some $$ so you can make it to another game this season.

SteelersHoss
03-23-2008, 07:52 PM
Have a good one Hoss! Make sure you save some $$ so you can make it to another game this season.

My Friend, my wife and I are waiting for the schedule to come out to decide what game to go to. We will be there with Bell's on.

Preacher
03-23-2008, 08:26 PM
My Friend, my wife and I are waiting for the schedule to come out to decide what game to go to. We will be there with Bell's on.

I made that trip last year.

May I suggest you stay at the Springhill Suites by mariott.

it is very close to the stadium (walking distance).

They also have a shuttle to take you pretty much anywhere you want except the airport.

make sure you get a room with a stadium view and a hot tub!!

BettisFan
03-23-2008, 08:29 PM
Wait preacher where are your from? I thought pittsburgh

SteelersHoss
03-24-2008, 09:54 AM
I made that trip last year.

May I suggest you stay at the Springhill Suites by mariott.

it is very close to the stadium (walking distance).

They also have a shuttle to take you pretty much anywhere you want except the airport.

make sure you get a room with a stadium view and a hot tub!!

Actually, we stayed at a the Marriot by the Mellon Arena. A little farther, but we stayed there each night for no more than 40 bucks. Scored the rooms on Priceline. If you don;t care what hotel you stay at, good site to check out.
We were able to walk around downtown, and it was only a 40 mnin walk back from the football stadium. I love your City, I really do.

steeltheone
03-24-2008, 02:00 PM
do the guys share dorm rooms? Is there Beer allowed in the rooms? I read last year that gift bags were handed out, what were in them? I am like a 8 year old boy again.

Yes, you stay with another camper in the dorms. We got a jersey w name on it ,hat, tshirt,stickers. You get a photo and video with all the camp activities later.

Carolina Steelers
08-13-2013, 07:33 PM
Yes, you stay with another camper in the dorms. We got a jersey w name on it ,hat, tshirt,stickers. You get a photo and video with all the camp activities later.

I know this thread is 5yrs old but wondering how hard is it to go and does it sell out fast I called last month to get on waiting list. Ive got 1/2 money saved up already I'm assuming previous campers have priority then the rest of us over 300 went last yr. Just wondering how it works if ur on waiting list to you get priority before people not on list.

Carolina Steelers
02-24-2014, 04:10 PM
Anyone that's interested 2014 steelers mens fantasy camp is now open for registration I paid and signed up this morning. 699.00 is not cheap for a weekend but I've been saving all yr on and off always wanted to attend

http://www.steelers.com/schedule-and-events/Mens_Fantasy_Camp.html

Carolina Steelers
04-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Things got real today my itinerary came in mail for fantasy camp

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Fire Arians
04-21-2014, 05:04 PM
when you said mens fantasy camp i immediately thought angelina jolie, scarlet johanson, jessica alba...

harrison'samonster
04-21-2014, 09:01 PM
hope it's a real blast!

pjgruden
04-29-2014, 07:01 PM
After being on the fence for months about this, I signed up today. I need a break from the day to day grind and am hoping this fits the bill. I can't wait!

Carolina Steelers
06-01-2014, 10:09 PM
just got back thought ill post a few pics, if anyone is interested I could post more about my experience or maybe I will tomorrow anyway just for me lol had over 100 pics but no need to post all just a few. like I said I could let you guys and gals know what else took place like drills on field super bowl IX review with JT Thomas, wagner, and mullins plus Donnie shell spoke etc. had plenty of one on one time with players on field and off


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harrison'samonster
06-02-2014, 06:48 AM
nice! the sign was a great idea.

Carolina Steelers
06-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Looks like I made the cut on steelers.com they have a short video up of camp we get a longer version in a few weeks but at the 1:59 mark you'll see me real fast #15.

http://www.steelers.com/video-and-audio/videos/2014-Mens-Fantasy-Football-Camp/bbc7c98d-7bee-4ffa-b736-9e02dc08822b

harrison'samonster
06-02-2014, 07:17 AM
CarolinaSteelers thanks for sharing, how many days were you at the camp?

Carolina Steelers
06-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Check in was 5pm Friday night and ends at 1:30 Sunday afternoon.

pjgruden
06-02-2014, 10:57 AM
I saw you around at camp, Carolina Steeler, but didn't know you were the one who posted on this board about this event.

My own experience I had a lot of fun. I'm not much of an autograph seeker, but if you were there were ample opportunities to get all the signatures you were looking for. There were 6 drills in total, they were as follows:

Wide Receiver Drills-Yancy Thigpen: He had us do a bit of stretching first, then had us running different routes, mostly slants, crossing patterns, and fly routes. Some stations had a number of interns who would work with you as well, since the pro couldn't really effectively run the drill by themselves.

QB Drills-Bubby Brister: Bubby taught us how to hold the ball and where to release, as well as how to square yourself to your target. When you followed his directions it was quite amazing how accurate the passes were and how tight the spiral.

Kicking-Jeff Reed: He taught us his kicking technique. Basically with kicking it's either you have it or you don't.

DB Drills-J.T. Thomas: He had us doing a lot of backpeddling and taught us how to recognize when a qb would be about to throw the ball so we could break on it. Also taught us how to properly turn and run with a receiver so you wouldn't get burned.

Line Drills-Jeff Hartings & John Banaszak: They first had us doing drills were you would run through blocking pads strewn on the ground to help simulate manuevering through traffic. Then we were on all fours moving laterally and rolling. Once this was done you borke out and were taught how to come up in a stance to block, and they let us go one on one with those in our group in a back on backers kind of drill.

Linebacker drills-Marcel Pastoor (strength & conditioning assistant); He took the place of Jason Gildon, who had a family issue come up and could not attend this weekend. He ran us throughobstacles back and fourth while tossing a football to us, and had us run through pads on the ground and a dummy to simulate getting by a defender. We were also taught how to do a couple of pass rush moves such as a club and a swat.

All of the alumni who participated seemed like pretty cool guys. They were all very approachable and would shoot the breeze with you about whatever. Another unexpected thing for me was the comraderie and brotherhood you got with the guys who attended the camp. The guys that do this seemed like they were all friends. There were also quite a few opportunities to imbide in beer, if you're a drinker. If anyone is on the fence about going and you have the funds, I say it's a great time. One word of advice, though, bring sunscreen. I got quite cooked.
And, when you wake up Sunday morning you'll feel like you got hit by a truck from these drills.

Carolina Steelers
06-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Good right up Pj, like how you broke it down and I agree its worth money to attend at least once if you could.