Training Camp

Bears training camp

Chicago Bears RC Cola Training Camp will be held on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL. Located about 60 miles south of Chicago, Bears Training Camp will allow fans an opportunity to watch the team practice for FREE. Additional entertainment will include multiple Theme Days, alumni autograph sessions, the annual Run with Staley, and more.

GATE INFORMATION
Gates will open at 8:30 am on dates when practice begins at 9:35 am. Warm-ups will begin at 8:50 am and practice will conclude at approximately 11:30 am. Camp grounds will remain open with fan and kid-friendly activities until 12:30 pm.

Gates will open at 10:00 am on dates when practice begins at 11:15 am. Warm-ups will begin at 10:30 am and practice will conclude at approximately 1:10 pm. Camp grounds will remain open with fan and kid-friendly activities until 2:00 pm.


2015 CHICAGO BEARS TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
DAY DATE (THEME DAYS) PRACTICE TIMES CAMP OPEN/CLOSE
Thursday July 30 (no pads) 9:35 - 11:30 am 8:30 am/12:30 pm
Friday July 31 (no pads) 11:15 am - 1:10 pm 10:00 am/2:00 pm
Saturday August 1 (Youth Football Day) 9:35 - 11:30 am 8:30 am/12:30 pm
Sunday August 2 (Vamos Bears Day) 11:15 am - 1:10 pm 10:00 am/2:00 pm
Monday August 3 9:35 - 11:30 am 8:30 am/12:30 pm
Tuesday August 4 NO PRACTICE CLOSED
Wednesday August 5 (Ladies Day) 11:15 am - 1:10 pm 10:00 am/2:00 pm
Thursday August 6 9:35 - 11:30 am 8:30 am/12:30 pm
Friday August 7 (Bears Blue and Orange Day) 11:15 am - 1:10 pm 10:00 am/2:00 pm
Saturday August 8 (Meijer Family Fest) 11:35 am - 1:30 pm SOLDIER FIELD
Sunday August 9 NO PRACTICE CLOSED
Monday August 10 (Armed Forces Day) 11:15 am - 1:10 pm 10:00 am/2:00 pm
Tuesday August 11 9:35 - 11:30 am 8:30 am/12:30 pm
Wednesday August 12 NO PRACTICE CLOSED
Thursday August 13 Preseason game vs. Miami SOLDIER FIELD
Friday August 14 NO PRACTICE CLOSED
Saturday August 15 (Kids Day/Run with Staley) 11:15 am - 1:10 pm 10:00 am/2:00 pm
Sunday August 16 (Fan Appreciation Day) 9:35 - 11:30 am 8:30 am/12:30 pm
All practices will take place on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL unless noted.
Practice dates and times are subject to change at any time.
Gatorade Junior Training Camp Dates: 8/3, 8/6, 8/11, and 8/15.
Dr Pepper Pad Experience Dates: 7/30, 8/2, 8/3, 8/7, 8/10, and 8/16.
Deja Blue Kids Autograph Dates: 7/31, 8/1, 8/5, 8/6, 8/11, and 8/15.

Youth Football Day

Saturday, August 1
Youth Football Day will be held on Saturday, August 1. Youth football organizations and cheerleaders who attend and wear their team uniforms/jerseys can enter their information for a chance to win prizes, including Bears Autographed Memorabilia, Bears apparel and more.

Vamos Bears Day

Sunday, August 2
Vamos Bears Day is set for Sunday, August 2. There will be kids' activities, crafts, alumni autographs and giveaways.

Ladies Day

Wednesday, August 5
The Chicago Bears invite women of all ages to come out to Bears Training Camp and join us for Ladies Day on Wednesday, August 5. In addition to our daily activities, ladies can enjoy a Zumba© dancing lesson, on-site salon services, summer hair styling, giveaways, a Pro Shop discount on select ladies items and a special guest speaker.

Bears Blue and Orange Day brought to you by Dr Pepper

Friday, August 7
Bears Blue and Orange Day brought to you by Dr Pepper is set for Friday, August 7. Show your pride and come check out some of the best Bears tailgating vehicles, compete in a Best Dressed Fan contest and get an autograph from Bears alumni.

Armed Forces Day

Monday, August 10
Armed Forces Day will be held on Monday, August 10 and is dedicated to the men and women who have served and are currently serving our country. Special reserved bleacher seating will be available for those who dress in uniform. If you are interested in being part of Armed Forces Day, please contact the USO of Illinois for more information.

Kids Day/Run with Staley brough to you by Daily Journal

Saturday, August 15
Kids Day will be held on Saturday, August 15. In addition to giveaways, Kids Zone inflatables and the Dr Pepper Pad experience, kids can enjoy a candy station, video game trailer, face painters, balloon artists and much more.
Run with Staley brought to you by Daily Journal will be held the morning of Saturday, August 15. This annual event features the official mascot of the Chicago Bears, Staley Da Bear. Race participants will run a one-mile loop around the campus of ONU. A kiddy dash will be available for kids five years and under at GATE 1 before the one-mile run. All participants will receive a t-shirt and ribbon. Stick around after the race as Staley will be performing his very own Dance Express.

Fan Appreciation Day brought to you by PNC

Sunday, August 16
Fan Appreciation Day brought to you by PNC will be held on Sunday, August 16. This is YOUR day, thank you for being the best fans in the world. We invite you to attend the final day of this year's Bears Training Camp for multiple giveaways, alumni autographs and 100 lucky fans will receive a complimentary hot dog and bag of chips.

Gatorade Junior Training Camp

Gatorade Junior Training Camps are held on specific dates. This is an organized area for kids ages 4-12 to participate in football drills and competition. Adult supervision for children is required and a waiver must be signed prior to entering. Dates are 8/3; 8/6; 8/11; 8/15.

Gatorade's Heat Safety Kit: Click here to view the 10 tips to help athletes stay healthy in intense heat.

Dr Pepper Pad Experience

Dr Pepper Pad Experience winners will be selected by random draw on specific dates. Training camp attendees ages 6 - 12 can request a raffle ticket at the Dr Pepper booth for a chance to win. Contestants are instructed to return to the Dr Pepper booth prior to the end of camp for the selection of two winners. Two lucky kids will have the opportunity to participate in the pad experience on-field after practice. Dates are 7/30; 8/2; 8/3; 8/7; 8/10; 8/16.

Deja Blue Kids Autographs

Deja Blue Kids Autographs are held on select days only. The first 150 kids ages 4-12 to enter Gate 1 during the designated days will be given a Kids Only Autograph Pass. This pass will allow entry into the Kids Only Autograph area post-practice. Fans with passes should be in line 30 minutes BEFORE the end of practice, to secure their spot in line. Specific players or number of autographs are not guaranteed. Dates are 7/31; 8/1; 8/5; 8/6; 8/11; 8/15.

Training Camp Photos

Bears WR Alshon Jeffery runs after catching a pass.

Bears fans watch practice from the sidelines during training camp.

Bears RB Matt Forte signs autographs for fans after practice.

Bears CB Tim Jennings pursues another player.

QB Jay Cutler takes a few reps under center during practice.

Service men and women attend Bears training camp for Armed Services Day.

Bears fans take a train ride through the Jewel-Osco Kids Zone.

Run with Staley features race participants running a one-mile loop around the campus of ONU with the Bears' mascot.

Youth Football Day

Saturday, August 1
Youth Football DayYouth Football Day will be held on Saturday, August 1. Youth football organizations and cheerleaders who attend and wear their team uniforms/jerseys can enter their information for a chance to win prizes, including Bears Autographed Memorabilia, Bears apparel and more.

Vamos Bears Day

Sunday, August 2
Vamos Bears Day is set for Sunday, August 2. There will be kids' activities, crafts, alumni autographs, and giveaways.

Ladies Day

Wednesday, August 5
Ladies DayThe Chicago Bears invite women of all ages to come out to Bears Training Camp and join us for Ladies Day on Wednesday, August 5. In addition to our daily activities, ladies can enjoy a Zumba© dancing lesson, on-site salon services, summer hair styling, giveaways, a Pro Shop discount on select ladies items and a special guest speaker.

Bears Blue and Orange Day brought to you by Dr Pepper

Friday, August 7
Bears Blue and Orange Day brought to you by Dr Pepper is set for Friday, August 7. Show your pride and come check out some of the best Bears tailgating vehicles, compete in a Best Dressed Fan contest and get an autograph from Bears alumni.

Armed Forces Day

Monday, August 4
Armed Forces DayArmed Forces Day will be held on Monday, August 10 and is dedicated to the men and women who have served and are currently serving our country. Special reserved bleacher seating will be available for those who dress in uniform. If you are interested in being part of Armed Forces Day, please contact the USO of Illinois for more information.

Kids Day/Run with Staley brough to you by Daily Journal

Saturday, August 15
Kids Day will be held on Saturday, August 15. In addition to giveaways, Kids Zone inflatables and the Dr Pepper Pad experience, kids can enjoy a candy station, video game trailer, face painters, balloon artists and much more.
Run with Staley brought to you by Daily Journal will be held the morning of Saturday, August 15. This annual event features the official mascot of the Chicago Bears, Staley Da Bear. Race participants will run a one-mile loop around the campus of ONU. A kiddy dash will be available for kids five years and under at GATE 1 before the one-mile run. All participants will receive a t-shirt and ribbon. Stick around after the race as Staley will be performing his very own Dance Express.

Fan Appreciation Day brought to you by PNC

Sunday, August 16
Fan Appreciation Day brought to you by PNC will be held on Sunday, August 16. This is YOUR day, thank you for being the best fans in the world. We invite you to attend the final day of this year's Bears Training Camp for multiple giveaways, alumni autographs and 100 lucky fans will receive a complimentary hot dog and bag of chips.

Dr Pepper Pad Experience

Concert SeriesDr Pepper Pad Experience winners will be selected by random draw on specific dates. Training camp attendees ages 6 – 12 can request a raffle ticket at the Dr. Pepper booth for a chance to win. Contestants are instructed to return to the Dr. Pepper booth prior to the end of camp for the selection of two winners. Two lucky kids will have the opportunity to participate in the pad experience on-field after practice. Dates are 7/30; 8/2; 8/3; 8/7; 8/10; 8/16.

Bears Kids Zone

Kids ZoneBears Kids Zone is an area open daily for kids ages 4-12 and is located outside of the main Pro Shop between Gates 1 and 2. It offers a variety of fun inflatable games and activities. Adult supervision for children is required and a waiver must be signed prior to entering.

Deja Blue Kids Only Autographs

Kids only autographsDeja Blue Kids Only Autographs are held on select days only. The first 150 kids ages 4-12 to enter Gate 1 during the designated days will be given a Kids Only Autograph Pass. This pass will allow entry into the Kids Only Autograph area post-practice. Fans with passes should be in line 30 minutes BEFORE the end of practice, to secure their spot in line. Specific players or number of autographs are not guaranteed. Dates are 7/26, 7/28, 7/30, 7/31, 8/5, 8/6, 8/11.

Gatorade Junior Training Camps

Gatorade Junior Training CampGatorade Junior Training Camps are held on specific dates throughout camp and will take place on the baseball field. This is an organized area for kids ages 4-12 to participate in football drills and competition. Adult supervision for children is required and a waiver must be signed prior to entering. Dates are set for 7/28, 7/31, 8/6 and 8/12.

Gatorade's Heat Safety Kit: Click here to view the 10 tips to help athletes stay healthy in intense heat.

Staley's Corner

Staley's CornerStaley's Corner is open each practice and is located just east of the tennis courts. Staley Da Bear, the official mascot of the Chicago Bears, is the all-time funniest, friendliest, fuzziest, funkiest bear in the history of the NFL! Staley’s Corner provides fun-filled entertainment for the entire family.