SPARTANBURG, S.C. - USC Upstate men's soccer coach Scott Halkett announces dates for the various soccer camps coming this summer.
"The summer camps we run offer players at every level an opportunity to participate," Halkett said. "Whether you are a beginner, recreational player or a competitive player looking to come play in a Division I program we have a camp to satisfy your needs. Our team camp gives teams the opportunity to come get great coaching, lots of touches on the ball and tactical work as they prepare for their fall season."
Summer Half Day Camp
This is a three-day camp designed for boys and girls aged 6-14 that teaches skills needed to be a proficient soccer player in a game type environment. The camp takes place on June 17th – the 21st and July 22nd – 26th. The cost for each day is $175 per camper.
The Summer Full Day Camp
This camp is a three-day camp that is for boys and girls aged 8 through 15. The full day camp is designed to teach the skills necessary to perform in a match. The morning portion of the camp will be focus on skill work, and small sided games. The afternoon portion will be focused on implementing skills learned in the morning portion into a match environment. The camp will take place on June 17th – 21st and July 22nd – 26th starting at 9:00am to 4:00pm. The camp will cost $240 for the full day, lunch will be provided.
Summer ID Camp
The Summer ID Camp is designed for boys aged 14 to 18 to work with coaches at the Division I college level. The camp is made for those with a drive to play soccer at the collegiate level and beyond. This is a multi-day camp where players will either stay at the campus over-night in our dorms, or players also have the option to arrive each morning to participate in the camp. This four-day camp starts on July 21st and goes through the 24th. Cost of the camp is $475 for those wanting to stay on, and receive breakfast, lunch, and dinner on campus. The cost $425 for those who wish to commute to campus each day. Commuters will still receive lunch and dinner.
The goalkeeper camp works in conjunction with the Summer ID Camp. Designed for boys and girls 8 to 14 to work on the skills of goalkeeping and using those skills in a match environment. The cost is the same as the Summer ID Camp and all the same amenities are provided for both commuters and campers who will be staying on campus.
Residential and Team Camp
This is a four-day camp for boys and girls that are between the age of 8 and 18. This camp works on an individual player's skill, then allows those skills to be shown in small sided games and full 11v11 matches that are played each day. This camp is a great way for older players to show off their talents and interact with coaches and staff at the college level. The camp goes from July 21st though the 24th. The cost is 475 for those wanting to stay on campus, and $425 for campers who will be commuting to campus.
"We want each camper to walk away from our camps having been challenged and in doing so improved their knowledge of the game in a fun and enjoyable environment," Halkett responded.
2019 USC Upstate Men's Soccer Summer Camps
Summer Half Day Camp I (Ages 6-14): June 17-21, 2019
Summer Full Day Camp I (Ages 8-15): June 17-21, 2019
Summer ID Camp (Grades 9-12): July 21-24, 2019
Goalkeeper Camp (Ages 10-18): July 21-24 2019
Residential & Team Camp (Ages: 8-18): July 21-24, 2019
Summer Half Day Camp II (Ages 6-14): July 22-26, 2019
Summer Full Day Camp II (Ages 8-15): July 22-26, 2019
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