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Summer Camps

Soccer For The City™

Summer Camps

Our summer camps foster appreciation of the game through fun, exciting and engaging activities through large-and small-group activities. Our unique curriculum will familiarize players of proper techniques and increase each player’s skill level. All sessions will be held at Porter Park.

Camps will be led by Tato Chiaparro and a staff of local college soccer players. Coach Tato is a competitive coach for Brookside Soccer Club, has worked with the men’s soccer team at UMKC and their camps and played professional futsal in the U.S. and Brazil.

Camps and clinics are available for all soccer players: recreational, competitive and non-club kids.

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Striker Camp

June 11-15

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

2-Day Pass

$75

1-Day Pass

$50

Striker Camp is designed to awaken the goal-scoring skills within every player through attacker-centered activities. At the Striker Camp we target technical, tactical and physical skills that will allow players to take advantage of every goal scoring opportunity.

Brazilian Skillz Camp

June 18-22

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

2-Day Pass

$75

1-Day Pass

$50

Brazilian Skillz Camp is designed to cultivate footwork, ball control and dribbling technique similar to that of typical Brazilian soccer clubs. Through proper guidance, the players will learn moves and timing useful to easily duck opponents. We will focus on every technical aspect of ball control through small-sided and specific game scenarios.

Shooting Champs Camp

June 25-29

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

2-Day Pass

$75

1-Day Pass

$50

Shooting Champs Camp is designed to teach the proper technique for an accurate and powerful strike. We will focus on position-specific scenarios that will be useful for every type of player; defenders, midfielders and forwards.  Among the specific scenarios we will cover crosses, free-kicks, penalty kicks, volleys and breakaways.

World Cup Camp

July 9-13

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

2-Day Pass

$75

1-Day Pass

$50

The World Cup Camp is designed to keep our young players up to date with the world-class skills taking place this summer. We will emphasize the current efficient styles used by various countries. We’ll also focus on fundamental basic techniques required to achieve a world-class level.

Pre-Season Camp

July 16-20

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

2-Day Pass

$75

2-Day Pass

$75

Pre-Season Camp prepares player for their respective upcoming season. Pre-Season Camp targets technical skills, physical endurance and tactical aspects to enrich each individual’s performance for the upcoming season. It includes drills to improve ball control, speed and agility with and without the ball.  The player gets specialized training for each position on the field.

Elite Training Camp

July 23-27

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

2-Day Pass

$75

1-Day Pass

$50

Elite Training Camp is designed to incorporate learned skills from each of our previous camps but anyone can attend. The camp is a combination of individual and team exercises to prepare players to understand the game on and off the field. Elite Training is intended to enhance each players’ ability to use their strengths in a team setting, maximizing their full potential as athletes.

Goalkeeper Camp

June 11-15

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

June 18-22

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

June 25-29

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

July 9-13

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

July 16-20

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

July 23-27

9 am-Noon
Porter Park

Full Week

$125

1-Day Pass

$50

1-Day Pass

$50

Goalkeeper Camp will develop skills to deal with scoring chances in and out of the penalty area. Players will learn the demands of goalkeepers through unique and pertinent activities, such as extending range, shot stopping and dealing with crosses.

Mini Stars Camp

June 11-15

9-10:30 am
Porter Park

June 18-22

9-10:30 am
Porter Park

June 25-29

9-10:30 am
Porter Park

July 9-13

9-10:30 am
Porter Park

July 16-20

9-10:30 am
Porter Park

July 23-27

9-10:30 am
Porter Park

$90

Full Week

Mini Stars introduces young players (2- to 5-year olds) to the game in an age-specific program for 1½ hours each day. Players learn soccer skills like kicking, dribbling and throwing in the ball in a low-pressure setting. Mini Stars is designed to introduce soccer, not groom them for college. We use soccer to develop physical development (gross and fine motor skills) and psychosocial development (interact, accept, respect).