On Now
Coming Up
  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST Packers at Minnesota Vikings Packers at Minnesota Vikings
  • Mon., Nov. 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Linsley, Bush, Barrington appearance Packers Corey Linsley, Jarrett Bush and Sam Barrington are scheduled to appear at the Big Red Kettle at Bay Park Square Mall on behalf of the Salvation Army bell-ringing campaign.
  • Mon., Nov. 24, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST American Red Cross "Celebrity Bartender" Players tentatively scheduled to attend: Davante Adams, Brandon Bostick, Letroy Guion, Andrew Quarless and Richard Rodgers
  • Sat., Nov. 29, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM CST Alumni Appearance (Beebe, Harris) Don Beebe and Bernardo Harris are scheduled to appear at the Packers Pro Shop on Saturday, Novemeber 29th, from 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 11:25 AM - 3:25 PM CST Toys for Tots Collection The U.S. Marine Corps will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for distribution to needy children in the area.  Cash donations will be accepted as well.  The collection will take place in the parking lot and at each of Lambeau Field’s gates.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM CST Alumni Appearance (Beebe, Harris)

    TTZ: Don Beebe
    Club Level: Bernardo Harris


News

Print
RSS

Packers Hall of Fame offers e-field trip focusing on football safety for children in grades three th

Posted Aug 14, 2013

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame is offering a different kind of field trip — one that doesn’t require leaving school. The new “Packers Hall of Fame E-Field Trip with Kris Broderick��� allows students to learn about football health and safety through webcasts with Packers strength and conditioning coordinator Mark Lovat and Packers assistant equipment manager Bryan Nehring.
 
Packers Hall of Fame coordinator Kris Broderick will connect to the schools through a video conference system at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay during each e-field trip to lead the students through activities and live discussion. The field trip is offered to any school (grades three through six).
 
Each session begins with a review of football vocabulary, followed by a discussion on how Packers players prepare for each game. A video of Lovat demonstrating some player exercises will be shown, and the children will have the opportunity to try the same exercises following the video.
 
Another component features an interview of Nehring discussing the importance of the correct equipment, followed by a comparison of equipment from previous eras and equipment used today. A Q-and-A session with Broderick will conclude the e-field trip.
 
“The Packers are excited to offer this field trip to interested schools everywhere,” said Broderick. “Educating our youth on sports safety is a top priority, and we love the chance to also teach kids about the history of our organization while we do it.”
 
For more information, visit www.packers.com/lambeau-field/hall-of-fame/visit.html and click “youth programs.”
 
blog comments powered by Disqus

You May Also Be Interested in...

Recent Videos

  • Final Thoughts: Packers at Vikings

    (3:50) Posted 1 hour ago

    Packers.com's Vic Ketchman and Mike Spofford preview the Green Bay Packers' Sunday matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. Vic and Mike talk about what's at stake, players to watch, and ways the Packers can win.

  • Playbook: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings

    (3:52) Posted 1 hour ago

    The "Playbook Primetime" crew previews the Green Bay Packers' Week 12 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings.

  • Trailer: Packers at Vikings

    (2:22) Posted Nov 21, 2014

    The Green Bay Packers travel to TCF Bank Stadium to meet conference-foe Minnesota Vikings in Week 12, after scoring 53-plus points in back-to-back games at Lambeau Field.