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The Chicago Bears announced a nine year extension with Olivet Nazarene University to keep their training camp at the school's facilities. If you've had the chance to see training camp this off season we'd love to hear about your experience.

Jonathan Daniel

In a move that surprised no one, the Chicago Bears announced that an agreement was reached with Olivet Nazarene University to keep training camp in Bourbonnais through 2022.

It was a nine year extension, and that will extend the ONU - Bears partnership longer than the last training camp home of the Bears, Platteville, WI, which ran from 1984-2001.

Yesterday's practice was visited by more than 20,000 fans, and thus far over 100,000 Bears fans have made the trip to Bourbonnais.

If you've had the chance to see training camp this off season we'd love to hear about your experience.

Now on to some tweets about the presser:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Bears&amp;src=hash">#Bears</a> GM Phil Emery said ONU offers players and staff a bonding experience that wouldn&#39;t be possible if training at Halas Hall.</p>&mdash; Bob LeGere (@BobLeGere) <a href="https://twitter.com/BobLeGere/statuses/366995964147412992">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>ONU says the practice fields will be completely rebuilt and the locker rooms will be doubled in size.</p>&mdash; Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) <a href="https://twitter.com/ZachZaidman/statuses/366996403261673474">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Phil Emery on <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Bears&amp;src=hash">#Bears</a> training camp in Bourbonnais: &quot;What a great touch point for our fans.&quot;</p>&mdash; Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) <a href="https://twitter.com/ZachZaidman/statuses/366995080118145024">August 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Tell us about your camp experience in the comment section!

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