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Deadlines / Refunds

The registration deadline for each camp will be at 5 pm the day prior. There is a $25 processing fee for all cancellations – no exceptions. Refund requests must be in writing and received three days prior to the start of camp or campers will not receive a refund. Refund requests must be emailed to registration@PatFitzgeraldFootballCamp.com.

Camp Staff

The one day camps will be instructed by Northwestern Football Coaches and Staff only. The Chicagoland Showcase camps will be instructed by Northwestern Coaches and staff, as well as guest coaches from the MAC, Ivy League and FCS-Level Programs.

In 2016, over 405 coaches from the following 120 schools attended the Chicagoland Showcases:

  • Amherst College
  • Aurora University
  • Ave Maria University
  • Ball State University
  • Beloit College
  • Benedictine University
  • Bentley University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Brown University
  • Bucknell University
  • Butler University
  • Carleton College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Carthage College
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Catholic University of America
  • Centre College
  • Colby College
  • Columbia University
  • Concordia University Chicago
  • Cornell Univesity
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • Denison University
  • Earlham College
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Elmhurst College
  • Fordham University
  • Franklin & Marshall College
  • Georgetown University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Greenville College
  • Grinnell College
  • Harvard University
  • Hillsdale College
  • Hope College
  • Indiana State University
  • John Carroll University
  • Kentucky State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Knox College
  • Lafayette College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Lawrence University
  • Lehigh University
  • Macalester College
  • Marian University
  • Mckendree University
  • Millikin University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • North Central College
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northern State University
  • Notre Dame College (OH)
  • Oberlin College
  • Olivet Nazarene University
  • Princeton University
  • Quincy University
  • Rhodes College
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Saint Anselm College
  • Saint Vincent College
  • South Dakota State University
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Southern University
  • St Cloud State
  • St. Norbert College
  • Stony Brook University
  • Trine University
  • Trinity International University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Military Academy (Army)
  • University of Akron
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Dubuque
  • University of Indianapolis
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University Of Rochester
  • University of Saint Francis (IN)
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Toledo
  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • University of Wyoming
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Valparaiso University
  • Villanova University
  • Wabash College
  • Washington University St. Louis
  • Western Illinois University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wheaton College
  • Winona State University
  • Wofford College
  • Yale University


The $90 fee covers camp instruction and a Northwestern T-shirt. Housing and meals are not included. One day camps and Chicagoland Showcases are limited to student-athletes entering grades 9-12*. (*in Fall 2017)

There is a group rate of $60 per camper available to groups of six or more teammates from the same high school. To qualify for the group rate, participants must all register and pay at least seven days prior to camp. To register for the group rate, please email a list of all camp participants’ names, year in school, and high school to registration@PatFitzgeraldFootballCamp.com

Daily Itinerary

High School Camps: June 2, 5

8:00-8:45 am Camp Registration 
9:00 am Camp Starts 
1:00 pm Camp Ends and Campers Depart

High School Camps: June 4

1:00 – 1:45 pm Camp Registration 
2:00 pm Camp Starts 
6:00 pm Camp Ends and Campers Depart

Chicagoland Showcase: June 9, 10

7:30-8:45 am Camp Registration 
9:00 am Camp Starts 
1:00 pm Camp Ends and Campers Depart

Chicagoland Showcase: June 9

1:30-2:45 pm Camp Registration 
3:00 pm Camp Starts 
7:00 pm Camp Ends and Campers Depart


All participants must bring football cleats to camp. Only offensive and defensive linemen will need to bring their helmets, shoulder pads, and a mouthpiece. All other positions will only need cleats.

Linemen should check with their high school concerning the use of helmet and shoulder pads for camp purposes. Offensive and Defensive linemen who do not have their own helmet or shoulder pads can rent them from Northwestern for $10 per piece of equipment.

Medical Information

Each camper must submit an up-to-date physical (after June 1, 2016) prior to participating in camp. Camp participants must either bring a copy of the physical to camp, or email a physical to medical@PatFitzgeraldFootballCamp.com.


The Pat Fitzgerald Football Camps are conducted at Northwestern University's football facilities, located at 2701 Ashland Ave., Evanston, IL 60208.

Pat Fitzgerald Football Camp Checklist

Submission of an up-to-date physical (after June 1, 2016)
Cleats (All Camp Participants)
Helmet, Mouthpiece and Shoulder Pads (Offensive and defensive linemen only)


There is parking available across the street from the football facilities for $10 per vehicle. There will be parking attendants in place to issue you a parking pass at your expense. There are also a limited number of parking spaces on Ashland Ave. available on a first come, first serve basis.


All pat fitzgerald football camps are open to all: limited only by age and the number of campers.

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