The LYSA Summer Soccer Camp develops player skills while players have fun. Instruction is by professional teachers with extensive soccer backgrounds. The camp environment is safe with shelter from hazardous weather. Morning & afternoon camps are offered for ages 7 yrs through high school. A morning Soccer Starter Camp is available for young players ages 5-10 years old who want an introduction to soccer to see if they like it. A half & full day advanced British Soccer Camp is also offered.
LYSA Summer Soccer Camp Activities
The LYSA Summer Soccer Camp develops ball skills, speed, balance and rhythm. The camp environment is safe with shelter from hazardous weather. An outdoor morning ($135) camp & advanced Elite British afternoon camps (half day ($195/full day ($250) ) are offered. "Early Bird" sigsnup ends May 19 and each offering will increase by $50 on May 20 to $185 (morning camps). Challenger Sports provides training for both the Elite British Soccer Camps and the TOPSoccer Camps (MWF:1-2:30pm).
Pre-Camp Individualized Instruction Options
Pre-camp individualized training is available each day from 7:45 am until 9 am for $60 for the week. Individualized training can be customized to develop speed & agility through instruction in form running. Soccer-related training can also be individualized for first-step advantage, balance, core development, flexibility, rhythm, and stretching the upper & lower body.
Camp Directors & Instructors
The camp is directed by Todd Bretz & Tom Morgan who are experienced high school coaches. Each teaches in the Fayette County Public School System, so that professional instruction is the signature of this camp. The Soccer Starter Camp is intended for those who have not been involved in soccer before or are too young for the regular morning soccer camp.Small group instruction is achieved through an instructional staff of former college soccer players.
Specifics of Camp Instruction & Training
The LYSA Summer Soccer Camp will emphasize:1. Ball mastery, 2. Passing and receiving, 3. Shooting & finishing, 4. 1 v 1 attacking & defending, 5. Group play.
The Soccer Starter Camp
This morning offering is for the child who wants to learn about soccer but has never played before or is too young for regular morning camp offerings. The child must be able to be comfortable with the half day camp format. Campers that prove to be too advanced for the Starter Camp once it is underway will be graduated to the appropriate age group in the morning half day camp.
The LYSA Camp Schedule
7:45am-9am --- Pre-camp Individualized Training (Dunbar HS). 9am- noon --- Morning half-day camp (Dunbar HS).9am-noon --- Starter Camp (Dunbar HS).9am-noon --- Half day British Soccer Camp (Dunbar HS).9am-4pm ---Full day British Soccer Camp (Dunbar HS).
LYSA reserves all rights to camper placements in appropriate groups. LYSA also reserves the right to cancel any camp day(s) for reasons of safety, to conduct soccer instruction in sheltered/ protected buildings when indicated because of weather-related factors, and to dismiss a camper for behavioral problems, or when presenting a hazard to themselves or others without refund.
Advanced Elite British Soccer Camps
Conducted by Challenger Sports (Lockland, Ohio). Challenger uses specialist coaches to work with players at an advanced technical & tactical level. A 1,000 touch curriculum takes players to the next level with expert instruction on every aspect of the game to develop experienced players to the advanced level. Using their vast array of knowledge, Challenger coaches will ensure that every player receives individual attention.
The TOPSoccer Camp is for young athletes with special needs and/or disabilities. Challenger Sports has experience with these players & provides meaningful learning, development and physical participation opportunities to these young athletes through soccer activities
Pre-camp individualized training is available each day from 7:45 am until 9 am for $60 for the week. Individualized training can be customized to develop speed & agility through instruction in form running. Soccer-related training can also be individualized for first-step advantage, balance, core development, flexibility, rhythm, and stretching the upper & lower body
$135-250 (Through May 19th)
$185-$220 (After May 19th)