The St. Amant Gator Football Camps kicked off a summer of football with its inaugural session June 6-9 for first- through eighth-graders.

Coaches and varsity players facilitated two sessions a day of skills camp for local youths.

Campers participated in a variety of activities and drills and also discussed positive character traits and team mentality.

Other camps are planned throughout the summer for other age groups and specific skill sets.

Organizers are hoping to hold the camps again next year.