NFL players, Lowcountry natives hold football camp for kids

NFL players, Lowcountry natives hold football camp for kids

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Three NFL players originally from the Lowcountry will host their annual football camp this weekend.

Every off season, Carlos Dunlap of the Cincinnati Bengals, Robert Quinn of the Los Angeles Rams and Byron Maxwell of the Miami Dolphins head back to Fort Dorchester High School to give back to the community.

According to a press release, the camp will consist of two days: Friday's Fun Day and Saturday's Football Camp.

"Growing up my, parents always made sure I worked on all my crafts during the summer from sports with my father to education with my mother. It was important for me to give the opportunities I always had has a child to other children following in my footsteps," stated Carlos Dunlap, Jr.

Event organizers say Friday's Fun Day is for all ages and consists of bounce houses, face painting, food, a meet and greet with NFL Players, and more. The event will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday's Football Camp will be from at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for kids ages six to 14.

Camp attendees will each receive T-Shirts, drawstring bags filled with items and lunch provided by Zaxbys.

With camp capacity at 300 children, pre-registration is strongly recommended.

For more information on the event, contact Bianca Dunlap at 919.813.8485 or

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