From unique programming and private training to leagues and camps, take your football talents to the next level at The St. James.
The St. James Difference
Whether you're looking for spirited competition or pursuing dreams of going pro, The St. James is your premier destination for football development, offering:
- Intensive camps featuring instruction from the country's premier coaches and former NFL players
- Football-centric strength, conditioning and safety programs
- Combine training for serious high school and college athletes, including collegiate/pro recruiting exposure
- Fun, instructional league play and tournaments for all levels, including co-ed flag football and youth rec leagues
Training & Instruction
Elite Football Off-Season Strength & Conditioning - High School
Elite Football Off-Season Strength & Conditioning - Middle School
The NFL Comes to The St. James
There are still gridiron games gearing up in the wake of Super Bowl LVI. We invite you to join the NFL Flag Football Season here at The St. James, the most extensive national flag football program meant to safely foster a love of America's favorite sport with the younger set.
Along with our NFL partnership, STJ football leagues provide curated competition for all levels, with off-season, year-round options for all ages.
The St. James Field House is a climate-controlled venue with state-of-the-art locker rooms and stadium seating – ideal for a perennial season. And nearby STJ restaurant Vim & Victor lets the little athletes hang and refuel after matches.
NFL Spring Youth Flag League
One season. Six games. Seven practices. Every Sunday, expect five vs. five non-contact games in co-ed format, with teams comprised of ten to eleven players to maximize field time. This program is perfect for first-timer youth football players seeking fundamentals and those looking to streamline their game before graduating into tackle football.
We will post exact schedules 1-2 weeks before the season's start. Practices take place one hour before game time each week, ensuring a convenient and fun experience for all! Scheduled game and practice times can vary from week to week.
Co-Ed, Pre-K to 6th Grade Divisions
- Friday, April 14th - Meet & Greet
- Sundays, April 30th - June 18th
- 8:00 AM-1:00 PM
7v7 Passing League
The St. James 2023 Spring 7v7 Passing League is designed to give competitive athletes a platform to display their skills during the offseason. The 7-on-7 is all passing and played on a 45-yard field plus end zone, and allows scoring both on the offense and defense. Participating in a 7-on-7 league offers athletes and exceptional, competitive way to hone their skills. 10 Games Guaranteed + Playoffs.
- April 9th - May 28th
- Saturdays and Sundays (full schedule in registration)
- 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
Flag Football Summer Camp
All the guts and glory of the gridiron with less contact – whether you're a seasoned veteran or green to the game, this is the camp for you. The coaching staff will let you in all their playbooks while giving each player the individual attention they need on the field.
9 - 15
Monday to Thursday | 9 AM - 3 PM
- Week 2 | Jun 12 - 16
- Week 3 | Jun 19 - 23
- Week 4 | Jun 26 - 30
- Week 6 | Jul 10 - 14
- Week 7 | Jul 17 - 21
- Week 8 | Jul 24 - 28
Washington Commanders Flag Football Camp
The Washington Commanders Football Team offers one of the best Flag Football Summer Camp experiences around. Our focus is on football education, participation, sportsmanship and FUN.
6 - 13
Monday to Friday | 9 AM - 3 PM
- Week 11 | Aug 14 - 18
- Week 12 | Aug 21 - 25
DMV Grid-Iron Classic Tryouts
The 1st Annual DMV Grid Iron Classic will showcase the best young football athletes in the District of Columbia, Maryland and northern Virginia on Sunday, April 16th, 2023. Youth League All-Star players will be selected through a comprehensive tryout session and placed on age-appropriate teams in the following divisions: 7U, 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, and 13U.
11U thru 13U
- Wednesday, March 22nd
- 5:00 PM-8:30 PM (times vary on age group)
Train with the best to take you to the next level. Coach Dontae Kitchings can train football players of all ages to improve their skill development, football IQ and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about private lessons.
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