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Event Desciptions

Team Workouts
Work outs will be scheduled in the off season (Jan-April) and pre season (May-July). All players are encouraged to attend these to receive additional practice and instruction. These workouts may be scheduled indoors during the winter months, and outside once the weather warms up. Depending on the time of year will determine if the workouts will include helmets or not. Work outs are for the full team unless specified by the coach. Penn Manor off and pre season works typically include:

  • Sunday workouts scheduled in Jan, Feb, March, and April as indicated on the team calendar
  • Nook workouts in the feild house-see calendar if scheduled
  • Wednesday workouts in the summer months
  • Wilson Day held in June (excluding lineman)
  • Summer workouts with other schools as scheduled

Flag Football
The Penn Manor football team host Spring Flag football. Spring Flag football is for all boys in grades 2 to 8. Players will be instructed on football fundamentals such as running, throwing and catching. Teams will consist of players of similar ages and grades. High School football players will be assigned to coach each team. Games will consist of two 20 minute halves and are designed to be fast paced and full of action. Each player will receive a game T-shirt.

Plan to arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled game time. Teams will consist of 7 players on the field at a time. Flags will be used. All players are eligible to throw and catch the football.

Lineman Challenge
The Lineman Challenge is scheduled in June and held at Manheim Central High School. The Challenge fees are used to raise money for an identified charity. Schools may put together teams of five at the coast of $100 per team. Only linemen physically ready may participate in this event, others are encouraged to attend to watch to prepare for a future year. Parents are courage to attend to support the teams. The event takes most of the day and lunch is provided to the players. The day is designed with several competitive events testing strength and speed. A permission form is required to attend.

Millersville Camp
The Penn Manor football team will attend the Millersville summer camp. The only fee to our athletes will be the price of the meals paid by our booster club. This camp is for all team members. Depending on availability, specialty instruction may be available to kickers. A permission form is required to attend the camp.

Team Picnic
In early June a team picnic will be scheduled. This will be a cover dish gathering. Each family will be asked to bring a dish to share. This will be a time for families to meet each other. This will also be a time for several tasks to be completed including but not limited to:

  • Introduce the booster club board, and learn where help is needed
  • Introduce the coaching staff
  • Explain the summer program and in season schedule
  • Kick off the beginning sale of the spirt wear
  • Answer questions about the program

Heat Acclimation-Mandatary:
Heat Acclimation is a state mandated activity. All football players must participate in the PIAA required days of heat acclimation before they can begin the regular football practices. Heat Acclimation will be scheduled the week before football camp begins. These are mandatory and may not be missed.

Summer Practices-Mandatory:
Summer practices in August are mandatory. Meals and snacks are often provided. Players must bring water coolers.

Charity and Community Service Events:
The football program is always open to participate in community service and charity events. All team members are also encourage to volunteer when opportunities are made available. These activities vary from year to year and will be announced as they are scheduled.

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