COVID 19- Our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our participants, coaches, and all involved.
With the information provided from the NC Department of Health and Human Services regarding camp guidelines as well as the guidelines from Davidson College, all camps offered in July 2020 will be a day camp only format and will follow all social distance guidelines and restrictions. These guidelines eliminate the ability the play larger competitive games (5v5, 9v9, 11v11) and in turn, we will provide skills training sessions in a safe, small group setting. As we continue to receive updates over the next couple months from the NC Department of Health and Human Services, a final decision on what can be safely performed as part of each camp structure will be updated accordingly. I realize these are difficult and unprecedented times. However, I feel we can provide a safe learning environment with the restrictions in place that will allow players to improve their skills and be stimulated both physically and mentally after a difficult period.
Davidson Soccer School, hosted at Davidson College, provides a unique environment that covers every aspect of the game of soccer. We have camp opportunities for all ages and levels. Davidson Soccer School provides a safe, fun camp experience where each player will have the opportunity to improve her game technically, tactically, and physically.
Davidson Soccer School has an excellent, experienced, and passionate staff that loves working with players. The staff counselors have extensive soccer backgrounds, with a focus on staff counselors that are currently playing or have previously played at the college level. The core staff is made up off NCAA Division I Davidson College staff coaches as well as excellent coaches at the club level, and a collection of excellent college players.
Prospect ID Clinics follow a one day curriculum, designed by the Davidson College Women’s Soccer staff, that will expose players to the training methods and practices used by the Davidson Soccer staff. These Prospect ID Clinics are for competitive, ambitious club players that are considering playing college soccer at the NCAA D1, D2 or D3 level. The camp will be held at the Davidson College soccer facilities and will cover technical and tactical aspects of the game. Separate goalkeeper training is available and is directed by Davidson’s goalkeeper coach. Along with training at our top-notch facilities, players will have exposure to our coaching staff and the opportunity to interact and learn more about our program.
The Junior Advanced Day Camp is for highly motivated and competitive players. It provides premium instruction and quality competitive competition. The campers will be divided by age and ability in order to provide both a competitive environment and a positive platform to build on during the five-day camp. With thorough training of the game’s technical skills, the players will also be introduced to more complex functional and tactical components of the game. We will also provide GK specific training. GK will have GK technical practices during the morning sessions, functional sessions/games during the afternoon. The camp is led by the NCAA Division I Davidson College coaches, other invited college and club coaches, plus current college players who serve as camp counselors.
Our Youth Day Camps are the perfect environment for the young, developing player. This fun and educational camp is centered around fundamental soccer skills with a curriculum based on understanding and improving correct technique via exercises, small-sided games, and group activities. The full day campers will spend time perfecting these newly acquired skills with our enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff.
Elite Residential ID camp (Field Players and GK’s) follows a two day curriculum designed by the Davidson College Women’s Soccer staff. The training sessions focus on enhancing and developing technical skills and tactical awareness. Additional areas of emphasis include speed & agility training, nutrition, and academic preparation. This camp is for competitive and ambitious club players (high schoolers and rising 7th and 8th graders) that are considering playing college soccer at the NCAA D1, D2 or D3 level. Separate goalkeeper training is available and is directed by Davidson’s goalkeeper coach. The camp will be held at Davidson College and players will be able to experience the Davidson College environment by staying in the campus residence halls, eating in the cafeteria, and training on our top notch soccer facilities. Players will have exposure to our coaching staff and the opportunity to interact and learn more about our program through our players and staff.