Summer Camps

SOCA offers a variety of summer camps and academies in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area for all ages and levels of players.  Check out the descriptions and schedule below, to find the camp that is right for you!

Summer 2022 will have a full line-up of Camps, Academies and Clinics.  Check the 2022 information on the tabs below.  2022 Summer Camp Registration will open on January 26, 2022.


Due to continuing COVID-19 complications we will not be hosting the Blue Ridge Residential Soccer Academy in 2022.  We hope to return in the future!


All Summer 2022 programs will operate under prevailing COVID-19 restrictions and protocols in place at the time of the activity.

  • Summer Academy Description

    2022 Summer Academy Info 

    SOCA’s Summer Soccer Academy features individual player development within a dynamic small group training environment. The focus is on developing the technical components of the game with repetition and precise movements. In each Academy players will work toward mastering age appropriate individual skills.  These skills will be applied toward improving small group tactics in a game environment. The Academy seeks to help players establish and develop excellent training habits to facilitate continued soccer development.

    The Academies are intended for eager players who are high achieving within their age group and level.  Training will be age appropriate, focused, challenging and fun!

    Field player sessions are 75 minutes long.  Goalkeeping sessions are 45 minutes long.  Each Academy has a low player-to-coach ratio (12 players maximum) allowing focused skill training.

    For Ages U7-U16 (players born 2007-2016); Boys, Girls and Co-ed sessions  (see Schedule of available Academies on following tab)

    $150 per Field  Player Academy.  $100 per Goalkeeper Academy.

    Note Unique Format For GK Academies!  Five Monday evenings, small groups, 45 minute sessions, great price.

    All Summer Academies take place in the SOCA Field House, central Virginia’s finest dedicated indoor soccer facility.

    Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • Summer Academy Schedule

    2022 Summer Academy Info 

    SOCA Summer Academy Series

    NOTE:  All field player Academies are four consecutive days within a week.  Goalkeeping Academy takes place on five Monday evenings, see below.

    All Academies located at SOCA Field House: 875 Belvedere Blvd., Charlottesville, VA. 22901.  No rain-outs!

    Academy 1: June 27-30 (Monday-Thursday). Available to all players.

    Registration Deadline:  June 22, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

    • U8 Skill Builder (players born 2015, 2016) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am.  FULL!
    • U10 Skill Master (players born 2013, 2014)  Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am  FULL!
    • U12 Skill Master (players born 2011, 2012) Co-ed,  9:00-10:15 am  FULL!
    • U15 Skill Master (players born 2008-2010) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am  FULL!

     

    Academy 2: July 5-8 (Tuesday-Friday). Available to all players.

    Registration Deadline:  June 29, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

    • U8 Skill Builder (players born 2015, 2016) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am FULL!
    • U10 Skill Master (players born 2013, 2014)  Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am FULL!
    • U12 Skill Master (players born 2011, 2012) Co-ed,  9:00-10:15 am FULL!
    • U15 Skill Master (players born 2008-2010) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am FULL!

     

    Academy 3: July 25-28 (Monday-Thursday). Advanced Academies, Invited and Travel Players Only

    Registration Deadline:  July 20, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

    • U10 Boys Jamboree (2013, 2014), 9:00-10:15 am
    • U10 Girls Jamboree (2013, 2014), 9:00-10:15 am
    • U11/12 Boys Travel (2011, 2012), 9:00-10:15 am
    • U11/12 Girls Travel (2011, 2012), 9:00-10:15 am  FULL!

     

    Academy 4: July 25-28 (Monday-Thursday). Advanced Academies, Invited and Travel Players Only.

    Registration Deadline:  July 20, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

    • U13/14 Boys Travel (2009, 2010), 10:30-11:45 am  FULL!
    • U13/14 Girls Travel (2009, 2010), 10:30-11:45 am
    • U15/16 Boys Travel (2007, 2008), 10:30-11:45 am
    • U15/16 Girls Travel (2007, 2008), 10:30-11:45 am

     

    Goalkeeper Summer Academy:  Mondays;  June 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18

    Registration Deadline:  June 9, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

    • U9-U15 Recreation & Challenge (2008-2014), Co-ed, 5:00-5:45 pm FULL!
    • U11-U19 Travel-Only (2004-2012), Co-ed, 6:00-6:45 pm  FULL!

    Groups will be subdivided by age, ability, experience.

    Note Unique Format For GK Academies!  Five consecutive Monday evenings, small groups, 45 minute sessions, lower price.

    View your personal SOCA account to see the specific options available in your age group.  All registration is via your personal SOCA account on the SOCA web site.

     

  • Summer Soccer Day Camp

    2022 Summer Day Camp Info 

    SOCA Day Camp Series


    Week 1: June 13-17  (Monday-Friday)
    .  SOCA Field House, Charlottesville.  Registration deadline June 8.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

    Week 2: June 20-24  (Monday-Friday).  SOCA Field House, Charlottesville.  Registration deadline June 15.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

    All Summer Day Camps located at the SOCA Field House.  No rain-outs!  Fabulous indoor, soccer-specific facility!

    • Available to all players, all levels, including novices.
    • Ages U7-U14, Co-ed.  For players born 2009-2016.
    • All camps are Half-Day Camps, 9:00 am-12:00 noon
    • Play fun training games, learn soccer skills, make new friends!  Five-day (Monday-Friday) recreational soccer day camp. No playing experience required.  Fun learning activities, and lots of games. Players receive a camp t-shirt and soccer ball.
    • Snack breaks provided.  Bring your own snacks.
    • Cost: $160

    All Summer Soccer Day Camps are strictly limited in size.  Registration will close at the deadline, or when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

    SOCA Field House: 875 Belvedere Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22901

     

  • World Cup Camp

    2022 World Cup Camp Info 

     

    July 18-22 (Monday-Friday); South Fork Soccer Park, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

    Fun international soccer environment for all levels of play. The World Cup Camp is a Charlottesville soccer tradition.   The camp creates an exciting and positive learning environment for players to develop their soccer skills and increase their enthusiasm for the world’s game. All sessions include expert instruction and demonstration, small-sided games, and a fun World Cup tournament format. Players receive a camp t-shirt, soccer ball, and Friday night pizza party!

    • Ages U7-U15, Coed.  Players born 2008-2016.
    • Players are placed on teams (countries) and train in essential skill areas.
    • Players grouped by age (U8, U10, U11-15) for best learning environment.
    • Matches each evening in fun World Cup format.
    • Trivia contest and prizes nightly.
    • Big Fun on Friday!  Pizza, drinks, etc.
    • Cost: $155

    Registration Deadline: July 12.  Program closes when full.

    Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • Summer Soccer Skills Clinics

    2022 Summer Soccer Skills Clinic Info

    The Summer Soccer Skills Clinics are a skill development program intended for all players.  The program focuses on individual player development within a small group setting.  The clinic will be formatted in a unique structure, with players rotating through four skill stations each day.  Over the three clinic days players will receive training in twelve essential topics.  The emphasis is on learning important skills such as ball mastery, dribbling, receiving, passing, shooting, defending, and other fundamental skills.

    Each session includes rotation through a variety of technical topic stations.  Players will be grouped by age, experience, and ability.

    Low player-to-coach ratio enables individual attention.  Twelve players maximum per training group. All Summer Soccer Skills Clinics are three days in duration, each daily session is 90 minutes long.

    Sessions are active, fun and focused.   Players will enjoy the fast pace and variety of activities.

    All instruction will be provided by SOCA staff coaches and other selected, experienced coaches.

    Location:  SOCA Field House; 875 Belvedere Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22901

    Registration Fee:  $65 per player, per clinic.  Great price!

    Includes:  Great instruction, training in small groups, fun format and emphasis on skill development.

     

    Clinic Schedule

    Clinic #1: July 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday), 9:00-10:30 am, (U8-U14, co-ed, born 2009-2015). Registration deadline July 6.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

    Clinic #2:
    July 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday), 11:00 am-12:30 pm, (U8-U14, co-ed, born 2009-2015).  Registration deadline July 6.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

    Note: Clinics #1 and #2 will cover the same material and activities.

    Clinic #3:
      August 2-4 (Tuesday-Thursday), 9:00-10:30 am  (U7-U15, co-ed, born 2008-2016).  Registration deadline July 27.  Program closes when full.  FULL!


    All Summer Soccer Skills Clinics are strictly limited in size.  Registration will close at the deadline, or when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • Summer Programming COVID-19 Safety Measures

    For current SOCA policy and procedures regarding COVID-19 safety measures, view complete information here:  https://www.socaspot.org/covid-19-policy/

     

     

  • Summer Academy Description
  • Summer Academy Schedule
  • Summer Soccer Day Camp
  • World Cup Camp
  • Summer Soccer Skills Clinics
  • Summer Programming COVID-19 Safety Measures

Summer Academy Description

2022 Summer Academy Info 

SOCA’s Summer Soccer Academy features individual player development within a dynamic small group training environment. The focus is on developing the technical components of the game with repetition and precise movements. In each Academy players will work toward mastering age appropriate individual skills.  These skills will be applied toward improving small group tactics in a game environment. The Academy seeks to help players establish and develop excellent training habits to facilitate continued soccer development.

The Academies are intended for eager players who are high achieving within their age group and level.  Training will be age appropriate, focused, challenging and fun!

Field player sessions are 75 minutes long.  Goalkeeping sessions are 45 minutes long.  Each Academy has a low player-to-coach ratio (12 players maximum) allowing focused skill training.

For Ages U7-U16 (players born 2007-2016); Boys, Girls and Co-ed sessions  (see Schedule of available Academies on following tab)

$150 per Field  Player Academy.  $100 per Goalkeeper Academy.

Note Unique Format For GK Academies!  Five Monday evenings, small groups, 45 minute sessions, great price.

All Summer Academies take place in the SOCA Field House, central Virginia’s finest dedicated indoor soccer facility.

Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

Summer Academy Schedule

2022 Summer Academy Info 

SOCA Summer Academy Series

NOTE:  All field player Academies are four consecutive days within a week.  Goalkeeping Academy takes place on five Monday evenings, see below.

All Academies located at SOCA Field House: 875 Belvedere Blvd., Charlottesville, VA. 22901.  No rain-outs!

Academy 1: June 27-30 (Monday-Thursday). Available to all players.

Registration Deadline:  June 22, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • U8 Skill Builder (players born 2015, 2016) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am.  FULL!
  • U10 Skill Master (players born 2013, 2014)  Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am  FULL!
  • U12 Skill Master (players born 2011, 2012) Co-ed,  9:00-10:15 am  FULL!
  • U15 Skill Master (players born 2008-2010) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am  FULL!

 

Academy 2: July 5-8 (Tuesday-Friday). Available to all players.

Registration Deadline:  June 29, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • U8 Skill Builder (players born 2015, 2016) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am FULL!
  • U10 Skill Master (players born 2013, 2014)  Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am FULL!
  • U12 Skill Master (players born 2011, 2012) Co-ed,  9:00-10:15 am FULL!
  • U15 Skill Master (players born 2008-2010) Co-ed, 9:00-10:15 am FULL!

 

Academy 3: July 25-28 (Monday-Thursday). Advanced Academies, Invited and Travel Players Only

Registration Deadline:  July 20, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • U10 Boys Jamboree (2013, 2014), 9:00-10:15 am
  • U10 Girls Jamboree (2013, 2014), 9:00-10:15 am
  • U11/12 Boys Travel (2011, 2012), 9:00-10:15 am
  • U11/12 Girls Travel (2011, 2012), 9:00-10:15 am  FULL!

 

Academy 4: July 25-28 (Monday-Thursday). Advanced Academies, Invited and Travel Players Only.

Registration Deadline:  July 20, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • U13/14 Boys Travel (2009, 2010), 10:30-11:45 am  FULL!
  • U13/14 Girls Travel (2009, 2010), 10:30-11:45 am
  • U15/16 Boys Travel (2007, 2008), 10:30-11:45 am
  • U15/16 Girls Travel (2007, 2008), 10:30-11:45 am

 

Goalkeeper Summer Academy:  Mondays;  June 13, 20, 27; July 11, 18

Registration Deadline:  June 9, 11:59 pm.  Closes when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

  • U9-U15 Recreation & Challenge (2008-2014), Co-ed, 5:00-5:45 pm FULL!
  • U11-U19 Travel-Only (2004-2012), Co-ed, 6:00-6:45 pm  FULL!

Groups will be subdivided by age, ability, experience.

Note Unique Format For GK Academies!  Five consecutive Monday evenings, small groups, 45 minute sessions, lower price.

View your personal SOCA account to see the specific options available in your age group.  All registration is via your personal SOCA account on the SOCA web site.

 

Summer Soccer Day Camp

2022 Summer Day Camp Info 

SOCA Day Camp Series


Week 1: June 13-17  (Monday-Friday)
.  SOCA Field House, Charlottesville.  Registration deadline June 8.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

Week 2: June 20-24  (Monday-Friday).  SOCA Field House, Charlottesville.  Registration deadline June 15.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

All Summer Day Camps located at the SOCA Field House.  No rain-outs!  Fabulous indoor, soccer-specific facility!

  • Available to all players, all levels, including novices.
  • Ages U7-U14, Co-ed.  For players born 2009-2016.
  • All camps are Half-Day Camps, 9:00 am-12:00 noon
  • Play fun training games, learn soccer skills, make new friends!  Five-day (Monday-Friday) recreational soccer day camp. No playing experience required.  Fun learning activities, and lots of games. Players receive a camp t-shirt and soccer ball.
  • Snack breaks provided.  Bring your own snacks.
  • Cost: $160

All Summer Soccer Day Camps are strictly limited in size.  Registration will close at the deadline, or when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

SOCA Field House: 875 Belvedere Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22901

 

World Cup Camp

2022 World Cup Camp Info 

 

July 18-22 (Monday-Friday); South Fork Soccer Park, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Fun international soccer environment for all levels of play. The World Cup Camp is a Charlottesville soccer tradition.   The camp creates an exciting and positive learning environment for players to develop their soccer skills and increase their enthusiasm for the world’s game. All sessions include expert instruction and demonstration, small-sided games, and a fun World Cup tournament format. Players receive a camp t-shirt, soccer ball, and Friday night pizza party!

  • Ages U7-U15, Coed.  Players born 2008-2016.
  • Players are placed on teams (countries) and train in essential skill areas.
  • Players grouped by age (U8, U10, U11-15) for best learning environment.
  • Matches each evening in fun World Cup format.
  • Trivia contest and prizes nightly.
  • Big Fun on Friday!  Pizza, drinks, etc.
  • Cost: $155

Registration Deadline: July 12.  Program closes when full.

Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

Summer Soccer Skills Clinics

2022 Summer Soccer Skills Clinic Info

The Summer Soccer Skills Clinics are a skill development program intended for all players.  The program focuses on individual player development within a small group setting.  The clinic will be formatted in a unique structure, with players rotating through four skill stations each day.  Over the three clinic days players will receive training in twelve essential topics.  The emphasis is on learning important skills such as ball mastery, dribbling, receiving, passing, shooting, defending, and other fundamental skills.

Each session includes rotation through a variety of technical topic stations.  Players will be grouped by age, experience, and ability.

Low player-to-coach ratio enables individual attention.  Twelve players maximum per training group. All Summer Soccer Skills Clinics are three days in duration, each daily session is 90 minutes long.

Sessions are active, fun and focused.   Players will enjoy the fast pace and variety of activities.

All instruction will be provided by SOCA staff coaches and other selected, experienced coaches.

Location:  SOCA Field House; 875 Belvedere Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Registration Fee:  $65 per player, per clinic.  Great price!

Includes:  Great instruction, training in small groups, fun format and emphasis on skill development.

 

Clinic Schedule

Clinic #1: July 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday), 9:00-10:30 am, (U8-U14, co-ed, born 2009-2015). Registration deadline July 6.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

Clinic #2:
July 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday), 11:00 am-12:30 pm, (U8-U14, co-ed, born 2009-2015).  Registration deadline July 6.  Program closes when full.  FULL!

Note: Clinics #1 and #2 will cover the same material and activities.

Clinic #3:
  August 2-4 (Tuesday-Thursday), 9:00-10:30 am  (U7-U15, co-ed, born 2008-2016).  Registration deadline July 27.  Program closes when full.  FULL!


All Summer Soccer Skills Clinics are strictly limited in size.  Registration will close at the deadline, or when full.  Registration is through your personal SOCA account.

Summer Programming COVID-19 Safety Measures

For current SOCA policy and procedures regarding COVID-19 safety measures, view complete information here:  https://www.socaspot.org/covid-19-policy/