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At Crusader Youth League, we're dedicated to empowering the next generation through character-building experiences, sportsmanship, and community engagement. As a non-profit organization (501c3), we prioritize the holistic development of our youth, fostering self-confidence, responsibility, and teamwork in a competitive yet supportive environment.

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Flag Football

Our flag football program provides an exciting introduction to this amazing sport for young athletes. Through fun and engaging activities, participants learn the fundamentals of football while honing their skills in passing, catching, hard work and teamwork. With emphasis on sportsmanship and fair play, flag football at Crusader Youth League offers a dynamic platform for personal growth and athletic development. Flag football is open to grades 1st-8th (spring), 1st-6th (fall) and is Co-ED.

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Tackle Football

For those seeking a more competitive experience, our tackle football program offers a challenging yet rewarding opportunity. Under the guidance of experienced coaches, players refine their techniques, strategy, and discipline while competing against other teams. With an emphasis on safety and skill development, tackle football at Crusader Youth League instills resilience, determination, and camaraderie in every player. Tackle football is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

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At Crusader Youth League, we believe in the power of spirit and teamwork. Our cheerleading program offers young athletes the chance to shine as they support our football teams and ignite excitement in the community. From mastering choreography to promoting sportsmanship, cheerleaders at Crusader Youth League embody dedication, enthusiasm, and unity. Join us in celebrating the thrill of competition and the joy of community through cheerleading.

St. Henry Football Camp

SHDHS Crusaders Youth League Camp

Date: June 17-20
Grades: 1-8 School Year 2024-2025
Cost: $135 per athlete which includes:

  • A camp T-Shirt
  • Daily Lunch provided (usually pizza!!)
  • Waters (water will also be available on the field during activities as well)

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Join the Crusade

Whether your child is just starting their athletic journey or aiming for the top, Crusader Youth League provides a supportive and enriching environment for all. With a commitment to excellence, integrity, and inclusivity, we invite you to join us in building a brighter future for our youth. 

Explore our programs, meet our dedicated coaches, and become part of the Crusader community today!

Get Paid To Ref

Must be 16 or older

Games on Wednesdays - $20 Per Game

SHDHS students can earn service hours

Coach Signup & Rostering

Must be 18 or older

Max 10 Players on Team

Volunteer Signup

No Min Age Requirements

Volunteer as Little or Much as you Like

We Need Game Night and League Volunteers

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