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Kirsty Petrides  February 1, 2013 5:59 PM

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The West Coast Eagles head to Northam next week for Community Camp

Once the season starts its very hard to get away - Community Camp gives us chance to meet some of our regional fans and thank them for their ongoing support.
The West Coast Eagles will hit the road to Northam next week the club’s annual AFL Community Camp.

The two-day trip will see the entire squad and coaching staff visit schools and communities in the Northam region, giving talks, signing autographs and running coaching clinics.

The club will also host a dinner at the newly renovated Northam Community Centre, where locals will have the chance to meet their favourite West Coast stars.

Reappointed skipper Darren Glass, originally from Northam, says Community Camp is a great way to interact with West Coast’s regional members and fans.

“Western Australia is obviously a very large place, and we have supporters who live several hours away from Perth,” the all-Australian captain said.

“Once the season starts its very hard to get away, this gives us chance to meet some of those fans and thank them for their ongoing support.”

The West Coast Eagles hit the road on Thursday February 7, where they will be visiting students at:

York District High School
Northam Senior High School
West Northam Primary School
Beverly District High School
Meckering Primary School
The WA College of Agriculture
Cunderdin District High School
Goomalling Primary School
Dowerin District High School
Wyalkatchem District High School
Calingiri Primary School
Yerecoin Primary School
Avonvale Primary School
Tammin Primary School
Bakers Hill Primary School
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
St Joseph Catholic Primary School
St Joseph High School

Players and coaches will also be making special appearances all around Northam to meet fans and sign autographs. Members of the community are encouraged to attend to meet some of their favourite West Coast stars at the following locations:

Thursday February 7
Bankwest - 159 Fitzgerald Street, Northam
1.00 til 1.45pm
Will Schofield, Eric Mackenzie, Nic Naitanui

Northam Toyota – Peel Terrace, Northam
1.00 til 1.45pm
John Worsfold, Andrew Gaff, Ash Smith

Boulevard Shopping Centre, Northam
4.00 – 4.45pm
Handball competition with Eric Makenzie and Ash Smith

Friday February 8
Australia Post – 239 Fitzgerald Street, Northam
9 - 10am
Will Schofield, Andrew Gaff, Nic Naitanui