2017 Session Information
Junior and Premier ID Academy
Junior: Ages 10-13
Premier: Ages 14-18
This summer, Cal Soccer will be offering two weeks of Junior Premier & Premier Academy. Our goal at these academies is the same as it has been for the past ten years and is designed for advanced level individual players and teams! We offer a rigorous training regimen designed to identify, evaluate, and prepare players seeking to compete at the elite level in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. Technical development with the ball is a major focus of the camp to ensure all of our players leave at the end of the week as more refined and developed players. Specific Goalkeeper Training is offered to all interested players.
Premier and Junior ID Academy: Check-In will take place between 12-1:30pm at the Foothill Residence Hall.
Extended Day Camper Schedule: First Day 1:30pm-8:30pm, Day 2 & 3 9:00am-8:30pm, Last Day 9:00am-12:00pm
Awards Presentation at Witter Field at 11:15am. Parents are invited! Check out is at 12:00pm from the dorms.
We recommend extra spending money for optional pizza at night after the evening training session. An assigned coaching staff member helps order the pizza for the campers. No other food is ordered. There are multiple vending and soft drink machines in the dorm complex for additional snacks if needed.
Full Day Camp - Ages: 8-13
Half Day Camp - Ages: 5-10
This camp is designed for beginner through advanced level soccer players ages 5-13. Individuals are placed in groups with participants of similar age, size and ability to ensure a beneficial training environment. We offer special goalkeeper sessions within each camp. Come join Coach Grimes and the CAL staff for lots of soccer and great fun!
Full Day Campers: 4pm at Maxwell Field Daily, except Friday pick-up which is at noon.
Half Day Campers: Noon each day. Full day campers, camp ends at 12 noon on Friday.
For an additional $50 (collected at the time of registration), campers can stay from 12:00pm-4:00pm on Friday. To add this afternoon session, call our offices at 800-645-3226.
Full Day & Half Day Camp: On Monday, July 13th at Memorial Stadium and Monday July, 20th between 8:30am-9:00am at Maxwell Family Field.
Full Day and Half Day Camp: Noon on Friday at Maxwell Family Field.
Overnight campers reside at the Foothill Residence Hall location a few blocks down from Witter Field.
Dorm: Foothill Residence Hall, 2700 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Campers stay 2 per room. Roommates are guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms: Shared on floor
Linens: Please bring your own linens, pillow and towel.
Air Conditioning: No
Meals: All meals will be provided in the Crossroads Dining Hall
Suggested spending money: $40
Key Deposit: Not required
Lost Keys: For lost keys you will be responsible for a $50 charge for regular rooms/$75 for suites
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during all field sessions
Players are grouped by age and ability
Facility: Turf and grass fields
If you have a group of five or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount.
To register a group online: Please have one person contact the USSC office with the names of each camper in the group at 1-800-645-3226 to create a unique discount code. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during check out.
To register a group via mail/fax: Please have each camper fill out our registration form. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All registration forms must be received at the same time via mail or fax. Fax registrations to 415.526.5945. Mail registrations to USSC Soccer Camps 1010 B Street, Suite 450, San Rafael, CA 94901.
A detailed registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
ATC are on staff and they stay on campus in the dorms along with our coaching staff members.
Due to University and NCAA Policies, we are not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Berkeley campus is Oakland International Airport; San Francisco International Airport is also within a reasonable distance. There are several options that we suggest.
There are a few shuttle services that offer transportation to and from Oakland & San Francisco International Airports. Reservations must be made at least a few days in advance, you can make reservations over the phone or online.
Phone: 1-877-467-1800 (Local, Bay Area) 1-415-467-1800 (Long Distance, Outside Bay Area)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $25.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $29.00 (One Way)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $32.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $35.00 (One Way)
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a beautiful 178-acre central core.
Boys attending the Premier ID and Junior ID Academy play on newly renovated Memorial Stadium and on Witter Field, nestled in Strawberry Canyon. Full Day and Half Day Session I campers train at Memorial Stadium. Full Day and Half Day Session II camper train at Maxwell Field.
Sample Daily Schedule
- For Premier ID and Junior ID Academy
- 7:15am Wake up & breakfast
- 8:30am Depart for training with coaches, commuters meet on field
- 9am-11am Training
- 11:30pm Lunch
- 12:30pm Rest
- 1:30pm Depart for training with coaches
- 2:00pm-3:30pm Training
- 5:00pm Dinner
- 6:30pm Depart for training with coaches
- 6:45pm-8:30pm Evening games
- 8:30pm Resident players return to dorm, commuter players depart from the fields
- 9:30pm Snacks, optional pizza
- 10:30pm Return to rooms
- 11:00pm Lights out