May 4, 2012; Eden Prairie, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Kamar Jorden (2) catches a pass past cornerback Corey Gatewood (20) in drills at rookie camp at Winter Park. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-US PRESSWIRE
The Minnesota Vikings are set to host their 2012 Verizon Vikings Training Camp in Mankato Minnesota on July 26.
The Minnesota Vikings may not have their rookies under contract just yet, but they're still gearing up for their training camp. A training camp that will take place in Mankato, Minnesota - for the 47th consecutive year. The Vikings will hold their 2012 Verizon Vikings Training Camp there, according to the official website.
It's more of a public training camp - with fans coming from all over to observe daily practices and take part in all the things the Vikings organization has planned for them in the Vikings Village. There will also be autograph signings and all things of that nature, sponsored by Northland Ford.
The players will report to the camp on Thursday, July 26, and will last three weeks, breaking on Thursday, Aug. 16. Not everything will be open to the public, but there will be a lot of things most days during that period, and the Vikings will announce some dates and specific times in the coming weeks.