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4 May 2023

Baltimore, MD – Beyond the Basics Inc. is thrilled to announce that registration for its 7th Annual Beyond The Basics Free Youth Football Camp is now open. Click here to register. The camp will take place on Saturday, June 10, at Gilman School, located at 5407 Roland Ave., Baltimore, MD, 21210. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m., with the camp running from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Beyond the Basics Inc., founded by 10-year NFL veteran Brandon Copeland and his wife Taylor Copeland, is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering underserved communities through exposure, personal development, and impact. To date, the organization has donated over $800,000 to individuals and families in need and impacted over 8,500 lives.

The annual football camp is open to student-athletes from ages 11 to 17, and focuses not only on football skills, but also valuable life lessons. Student-athletes are encouraged to bring football cleats, and lunch will be provided. Parents, guardians and other adults are welcome to register their student-athletes at Beyond the Basics Inc. Football Camp Registration.

Brandon Copeland, a native of Sykesville, MD., 10-year NFL veteran and most recently a linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens, shares his excitement for the camp: "This camp is about more than just football; it's about teaching young athletes the importance of discipline, teamwork, and leadership. Each year since 2016, we’ve hosted hundreds of kids for our youth football camp and I'm proud to give back to my home state of Maryland to help support the next generation."

Taylor Copeland, a finance and strategy associate at Google and CFO of Beyond the Basics Inc., adds, "We are committed to empowering young people in our community and providing them with the tools they need to succeed. This camp is just one of the many ways we work towards that goal, and we're excited to see the positive impact it will have on these young athletes."

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