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Plan a Great Summer of Soccer!

April 18, 2012

Soccer camps are wildly popular all throughout the United States, and there are plenty of ways for kids to jump in and hone their skills both near home and overnight at a destination camp. Summer is a great time to focus on a new sport, or to sharpen up their game before team tryouts for the year.

Bay Area

Life Lessons Chess or Soccer Camps At this camp, the focus is on life lessons – developing sportsmanship and skills, teamwork and technique. Run by experienced staff from Stuart Hall for Boys. 20% off through May 31.

Footfire Soccer Camp – This camp local to Berkeley proudly puts fun on the list as its number one priority without compromising the quality of instruction. With expert coaches who emphasize the importance of being a team player, all campers learn to build social skills while also advancing their love of the game. Promotional discounts are available for 3 or more campers in a family, and a multiple session discount is also available.

Spartans Sports Camp – These multi-sport camp sessions include great soccer training by Mountain View High School coaches and student athletes. Sessions are available for grades 3-5 as well as grades 6-9. They also offer strength & conditioning camps for middle and high school students.

Trans-Atlantic Soccer Camps – While soccer is beloved by people throughout the United States, it really enjoys a much bigger spotlight in Europe. So it only makes sense that kids in Saratoga can enjoy learning soccer from a Scottish clan that knows their stuff. This organization offers multiple locations, so contact them to see if you may be able to attend a camp local to you. Children aged 4-13 are welcome to register for the camps that are available a week at a time throughout the summer months.

Bald Eagle Sports Camps – Combine positive coaching with organic lunch options, and you get Bald Eagle Sports Camps. Each coach has an extensive background in coaching young people, and the multi-sport summer session allows kids to both hone their soccer skills and enjoy experiencing new sports as well.

Two Rivers Soccer Camp – For both bay area natives and kids from across the nation, Two Rivers Soccer Camp brings them together for the love of the game with their wide selection of overnight sessions for ages 7-17. Sibling and group discounts are available.

Paye’s Place Sports Clinics & Camps – Based in San Carlos, kids aged 6-14 can sign up for a session of soccer camp, or many other sports throughout the year. Focus is placed on good, honest sportsmanship and they offer both a half or full-day camp option. Best of all, their camps are offered year round, so you can continue to improve your game long after summer is over.

Athena  Camps – This camp is designed for girls aged 6-11 and empowers them through sports and creative arts. Positive mentors work with each child, who receives daily affirmations and the opportunity to make new friends. Locations in both San Jose and Sunnyvale.

These are just a few of the high-quality camps being offered in the San Francisco bay area this summer and beyond.

Philadelphia Region

Greenhill Day Camp – Many parents appreciate this camp’s option of signing up for only one week at a time, so both money and summer scheduling is saved. Campers enjoy a wide range of activities, which includes soccer play. Free after camp care is available.

Lehigh University Sports Camps – Each summer, those local to the Bethlehem, PA region come to Lehigh University to enjoy one of over 45 different camps designed for everyone from beginners to those considered to be pros. Camps available for preschoolers through high school.

Summerside on the Hill Summer Camps – Also in Philiadelpha, preschoolers through high school students enjoy  the Blue Devils Soccer Camp and other great options. Camps vary in length, duration and focus so there is truly something for everyone.

Penn Charter Summer Camps – Penn Charter offers opportunities for those aged three to 15. Children from all over the Philadelphia area can come enjoy a 7-week sports camp that will cover 8 sports including soccer.

Union Soccer Schools – Known as the official summer camp of the Philadelphia Union soccer team, these week-long day camps are designed for kids aged 6-14. Your kids will learn directly from Union players and coaches, and various discounts are available. They have multiple locations throughout Pennsylvania.

If your child has expressed interest in learning a new sport or if you believe they just need to get more active this year, then soccer camps are a great place to start.

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