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Summer Camps

CAMP DESCRIPTIONS

Total Player (U8-U16): Elevate your game to the next level. Train, play, and learn new skills with experienced, licensed coaches to elevate your game for the fall season.

Goal Scoring (U8-U16): Learn how to outwit, outmaneuver, and outfox the opposing goalkeeper!   Learn the intricacies of textbook finishing; timing and and trajectory of runs into the box; shooting from various distances and angles; volleying; heading; and turning to shoot/finish.    Become the consummate striker!

Goalkeeper (U8-U16): Learn both fundamentals of goalkeeping and advanced tactical play.   Become the master of your box!   Learn all aspects of positioning and gain confidence in every type of situation.   Topics include:  fundamentals; 1v1 saves;  defending crosses; when to catch versus parry; angling; vertical and horizontal positioning; communication; distribution.

Foot Skills (U8-U19): Emphasis on ball control, creative flair, and improvisation.   Players will be taught to think of the ball as an extension of their foot; and learn how to turn, evade an opponent, and protect the ball using a variety of deceptive moves, fakes, and feints. 

World Cup (U8-U19): Fun, Sun, and the Cup!   This camp is designed to capture the thrill of competition and World Cup fever.   Variety of small sided tournaments, competitions, and contests, echoing the exhilaration of the world’s greatest sporting event.  

ELITE (U12-U19): Prepare yourself to excel and exceed your expectations.   This camp is designed for high level players with a heavy emphasis on advanced tactics.   Learn the intricacies of the game from coaches who have played at the collegiate, professional, and international level.

Box-to-Box Top Midfielder (U8-U16): Develop the technical, tactical, and psychological characteristics necessary to become the type of midfielder that can control the tempo of the game, create and score chances, and can turn defense into a powerful attack in an instant.   Improve your soccer IQ, field vision, technique, mental speed, and confidence in a fun-filled week with former top midfielders. 

Unbeatable Top Defender (U8-U16): Defensive qualities are often overlooked, but an essential part of the game nonetheless.  Become more proficient and learn a variety of ways to win the ball by utilizing the proper, and effective, technical applications.  Also learn the tactical aspects such as positioning, timing, angling of defending.   And learn how to transition into attack more effectively.  

CAMP PRICES

Early Bird through April 1st:     

$175.00 – Full Day;   $125.00 – Half Day

On-Time through May 1st:           

$225.00 – Full Day;   $175.00 – Half Day

June 1st  and later:                         

$250.00 – Full Day;   $200.00 – Half Day

Camp Dates

June 18-22:      Total Player & Goalkeeper
June 25-29:       Foot Skills
July 9-13:           Goal Scoring & Goalkeeper
July 23-27:        World Cup
July 30-Aug 3:  ELITE
August 6-10:     Box-to-Box Midfielder
Aug 20-24:         Unbeatable Top Defender 

                                  & Goalkeeper

Camp Times

Half Day:  9AM - 12:30PM
Full Day:   9AM - 3:00PM

CAMP LOCATION

Hooes Road Park - Tentative

7233 Hooes Rd, Springfield, VA 22150

At the site:  Canopies, water coolers, and first aid equipment is provided  by camp.   

What to bring

Full day campers should bring a lunch, and healthy snack, as well as a water bottle.   Water coolers will be provided at camp.   

Half day campers should bring a healthy snack such as fruit.  

All campers need to bring a ball, shin guards, sunscreen, and soccer shoes and apparel.