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Things to Do at Steelers Training Camp

Posted by Alexander Byers on Fri, Jul 13, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

Steeler Media BriefingFor 53 years, Saint Vincent has been the official summer home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Thousands of people from all over the United States gather to watch their favorite football players practice on Chuck Noll Field.

As an SVC employee, this will be my third year working Steelers Training Camp and here are my tips and recommendations of things to do while you're on campus. 


2017-8-9 Steelers Training Camp-0005Steelers 2018 Training Camp Schedule
Wednesday, July 25 - All players report by 4 p.m.
Thursday, July 26 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Friday, July 27 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Saturday, July 28 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Sunday, July 29 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Monday, July 30 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Tuesday, July 31 - Players Day Off (No Practice)
Wednesday, Aug. 1 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Thursday, Aug. 2 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Friday, Aug. 3 - 7 p.m. Latrobe Memorial Stadium (Open to Public)
Saturday, Aug. 4 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Sunday, Aug. 5 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Monday, Aug. 6 - Players Day Off (No Practice)
Tuesday, Aug. 7 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Wednesday, Aug. 8 - Practice Not Open To Public
Thursday, Aug. 9 - First Preseason Game at Philadelphia Eagles (7 p.m. KDKA-TV)
Friday, Aug.10 - Players Day Off (No Practice)
Saturday, Aug. 11 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Sunday, Aug. 12 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Monday, Aug. 13 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Tuesday, Aug. 14 - 2:55 p.m. (Open To Public)
Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Practice Not Open To Public, BREAK CAMP
*Schedule subject to change

  • Campus Map
    First and foremost, it might be a good idea to save this map, especially if you're not familiar with our campus. This will help you park, navigate and take full advantage of our facilities. The parking gates open at noon everyday of camp and practice begins at 2:55 p.m. each day. The parking lot is a grass field which is located a few hundred feet from Route 30.Steeler Training Camp Map

 

  • Air Show
    This year, the city of Latrobe will be “booming” the opening weekend of Steelers Camp. The Westmoreland County Air Show and Steelers Training Camp both fall on July 28-29. If you plan to attend camp and watch the air show, you will need to arrive early due to traffic. The airshow starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Visit palmerairport.com for more information.
    Blue Angels
    Photo: The Blue Angels soar across the sky above Saint Vincent.
  • Tour
    Cool off by taking a tour of campus on the Mister Rogers-inspired Saint Vincent Trolley. The trolley tours start at 11 a.m. and run till 5 p.m. on open camp days. Jump on the trolley at four different stops; Steelers fan entrance; Robert S. Carey Student Center; campus entrance booth; and the Basilica.
    Trolley

    Photo: The Saint Vincent Trolley touring across campus.

  • Steelers Opening Mass
    Join us for Steelers Opening Mass on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in the Saint Vincent Basilica. Guests are invited to wear their Steelers attire and say a prayer for their favorite football team.19874538380_6016c0aae1_o
    Photo: Families gather in the Basilica for Mass.
  • Practice Field Passes
    If you or your child is a junior or senior in high school, please stop by our Saint Vincent College tent for your chance to win two field side passes for practice. The raffle winner is announced by calling a cell phone at 2:45 p.m. Please note: Field passes are only good for practices hosted at Saint Vincent. Please, come see us!
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    Photo: A high school junior field pass winner poses for a photo with his family.

  • Steelers Tent
    When you enter camp, you'll walk through the Steelers merchandise tent. Be sure to grab your favorite Steelers gear including training camp T-shirts, Terrible Towels and much more.2017-7-28 Steelers Training Camp-2
    Photo: Saint Vincent College Steelers Training Camp Terrible Towel.

  • SVC Bookstore
    Campus doesn't really have any shade around Chuck Noll Field, so when you get too hot, visit the bookstore for air conditioning and some ice cream! Come say hi to Fr. Anthony Grossi, O.S.B., our bookstore manager! All campus facilities are available to assist our guests.
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    Photo: Fr. Anthony Grossi, O.S.B., and Thomas Fitzsimmons in the SVC Bookstore.

  • Explore
    Our campus is filled with many unique and picturesque locations. While you're waiting for camp to begin or on your way home, please be sure to visit the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve, the Basilica, the Saint Vincent Gristmill Wetlands and the Fred Rogers Center exhibit (second floor of the Fred Rogers Center). The cemetery is also a really unique location.
    SVC Collage
    Photo: Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve, Saint Vincent Gristmill, Wetlands and Fred Rogers Center Exhibit.

Looking for more tips and inside information about Steelers Training Camp? Visit the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau website:

https://www.laurelhighlands.org/blog/post/steelers-training-camp-guide/

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