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Bears announce 2017 training camp schedule


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The Bears will conduct training camp from July 26 through Aug. 13 at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, where fans will be able to watch practice and park free of charge.

New in 2017, training camp practices will require a free ticket for entry. All tickets are free and accessible by signing up in advance at

The Bears will hold training camp at ONU for the 16th straight summer. The campus is located 60 miles south of Chicago and boasts four practice fields, air-conditioned locker rooms and dining facilities, a weight room, meeting rooms, and dorms for players and staff.

After reporting to ONU on Wednesday, July 26, the Bears will practice for the first time at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 27. Their final workout open to the public in Bourbonnais is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13.

Eight of the 10 practices open to the public in Bourbonnais will begin at 11:15 a.m. The Bears will conduct their Family Fest practice at Soldier Field on Saturday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. All tickets will cost just $8 and go on sale June 29.

Training camp will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. during open practices. The first 1,000 fans to enter practice each day will receive either a Bears button mirror, rally flag, headband, fan wig, fidget spinner, foam fan, lapel pin, eye black or magnet schedule.

The training camp site on the Olivet Nazarene campus includes a kids' interactive area, a pro shop and a promotional area with games and prizes. In addition, the Bears will host special family-friendly events and theme days during their stay in Bourbonnais.

The 2017 7UP Chicago Bears Training Camp is also brought to you by Kankakee County Convention & Visitors Bureau, PNC and Verizon. The 2017 Meijer Chicago Bears Family Fest is also brought to you by Dr Pepper, Miller Lite, PNC and Tyson.

Click here for complete training camp schedule and additional information.

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