Youth Athletes Learn Valuable Skills from the Pros

Football camp teaches lessons for success on and off the field WALLACE, N.C.—June 17, 2017: More than 600 youth athletes gathered in eastern North Carolina this weekend to participate in North Carolina’s second-annual Jeremiah Castille Character Football Camp. House of Raeford Farms, through the company’s FLOCK Foundation, sponsored the two-day camp during which student athletes […]

Ninth annual Castille Camp shows no signs of slowing down

BY: Jake Winfrey [LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE] There was no shortage of eager participants at Friday’s Castille Character Camp. For the ninth consecutive year, the annual speed and agility football event rolled out the red carpet for athletes spanning all the way from tiny first-graders looking to take part in the sport to soon-to-be […]

9TH ANNUAL CASTILLE CHARACTER CAMP JUNE 10-11

Photo: Cullman County Schools Superintendent Shane Barnette, Jeremiah Castille and  John Riley, president and CEO of Cullman Savings Bank [LINK TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE] CULLMAN – An event that has become a favorite among local youth athletes and parents alike will return to the Cullman area for its ninth consecutive year. The Jeremiah Castille Character […]

Life Lesson

Monday, June 1, 2015 Cullman Times Loretta Gillespie Former University of Alabama football standout Jeremiah Castille made a lasting impression on a local resident years ago, a meeting that established a foundation for many  area young people to enjoy for years to come. T.J. Franey, special projects coordinator for the Cullman County Board of Education, first met Castille in 2008 when he […]

Austin homecoming: Ole Miss’ D.T. Shackelford returns home to help coach character camp

Gary Cosby Jr./Decatur Daily Former Austin and Ole Miss star D.T. Shackelford works with campers at the Jeremiah Castille Character Camp at Austin High on Friday. Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2015 12:00 am By David Elwell Sports Writer |   If there had been a popularity contest at the Austin High football field Friday morning, […]

Castille Character Camp in Decatur, AL June 20-21

By Justin Graves Sports Writer, Decatur Daily June 21, 2014 Young at Heart Jeremiah Castille believes he fits the label. The former Alabama football star at least looks, and acts, the part. These days, Castille’s hair has faded a light shade of grey. There are a few extra wrinkles and lines around the eyes. But […]

Castille Character Camp in Cedartown June 27-28 [updated]

Click to watch video highlights of the Successful Cedartown, GA Castille Character Camp 2014 [Credit to Aimee Madden, City of Cedartown] Previous Article on camp by: Brad Easterwood Jeremiah Castille is confident that if parents bring their child to his Character Camp on June 27 and 28, they will be glad that they did. “The […]

LOCAL SPORTS: Castille Character Camp leaving its mark on community

By Jake WinfreyThe Cullman Times CULLMAN — Broc Malcolm sees a little of himself in each and every athlete who takes the field when the Castille Character Camp makes its way back to Cullman County. The Hanceville graduate and current Idaho State wide receiver is no stranger to the annual event — now in its […]

LOCAL SPORTS: Former Tide player Bates excited for upcoming Castille Camp

The Cullman Times— May 23, 2013 -The entire time he played football for the University of Alabama and Tennessee Titans, Todd Bates was a poet. His teammates just didn’t know it. All rhymes aside, the big, burly defensive end didn’t know how his creative side would be accepted in the locker room, so he kept […]

Campers Develop Character and Football Skills

CULLMAN – June 12, 2012 -Here in Alabama, it’s a given that football is important. But what former Alabama defensive back Jeremiah Castille tries to instill in some of Cullman County’s youth at his annual camp is that character is a lot more valuable. “It’s about the abilities and skills they can take into life,” […]