Nike Girls Soccer Camp Willamette University

Nike Girls Soccer Camp Willamette University
Nike Girls Soccer Camp Willamette University

At NIKE Soccer Camps, our goal is to stimulate a love for the game in young athletes by showing them how to accelerate their own progress and success.

Set in the lush rolling hills of the Pacific Northwest, Willamette University provides the perfect setting for rigorous soccer training. Join women's head coach Hillary Arthur for am exciting week of intensive soccer training.  Ages 12 and up benefit from the warm summer climate while pushing their bodies and minds to the limit.

Highlights Include

  • Trained by top-notch college coaches
  • Players are grouped by age and ability
  • Skill development, team play, and games
  • Personal take home evaluation
  • Camp completion certificate
  • Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Hillary Arthur
Camp Director

Hillary Arthur

Hillary Arthur is in her sixth year as the head women’s soccer coach at Willamette University. In her first five seasons, she has led the team to three third place finishes in the Northwest Conference (2008, 2009, 2011). In 2011, Willamette achieved an 11-8-1 record, including 10-5-1 in the NWC. Arthur was named NWC Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year.

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Arthur previously coached at Western Nevada College (CC) in the NJCAA. While at WNC, Arthur led the women’s soccer team during its three seasons of existence. In the squad’s first year in 2005, she led the Wildcats to a third place finish in the Scenic West Athletic Conference.

In 2006, WNC won the Region 18 title and advanced to the NJCAA Tournament, with Arthur being selected as the Region 18 Coach of the Year. In 2007, WNC earned second place in the Scenic West.

As a college player, Arthur started all four years at Humboldt State University, where she played center midfielder. She was a three-year captain from 1997-99. At HSU, she earned First Team All-Conference honors three times. As a freshman in 1996, she helped the Lumberjacks achieve a #6 national ranking and advance to the NCAA Division II Far West Regional. HSU finished second in the Northern California Athletic Conference in 1996 and 1997 and claimed Pacific West Conference championships in 1998 and 1999.

During her senior year, Arthur received a West Region Player Award and qualified for Academic All-Conference recognition. She has continued to stress the combination of academic and athletic success as a coach. Her 2007 team at Western Nevada ranked second in the NJCAA in team grade point average and her 2006 team ranked fifth.
While at WNC, Arthur led the women's soccer team during its three years of existence. In the squad's first season in 2005, she guided the Wildcats to a third place finish in the Scenic West Athletic Conference. In 2006, WNC won the Region 18 championship and advanced to the NJCAA Tournament, with Arthur being selected as the Region 18 Coach of the Year. In 2007, WNC earned second place in the Scenic West.

Prior to starting the women's soccer program at WNC, Arthur was an assistant women's soccer coach and physical education instructor at California State University-Chico for the 2001-04 seasons. She helped Cal State-Chico qualify for the NCAA Division II National Tournament in 2004.

Arthur earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science and Cardiac Rehabilitation/Kinesiology from Humboldt State in 2001. She received a Master of Arts degree in Sports Psychology/Kinesiology from Cal State-Chico in 2004.
 

Camp Details

The Willamette University Soccer Camp will focus on individual skill development to help the players enjoy the game of soccer while improving their skills. Campers play a  variety of games that allow them to showcase their  new skills. Students have access to the newly renovated Sparks Field, with state-of-the-art lighting, and two other grass fields. The campus dining hall prides itself in offering a variety of high-quality choices to please both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
 

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2014 SESSION INFORMATION 

Check-in:  Between 12:30-1:30pm.
Check-out:  Closing ceremonies from the field.  Check out from the dorm between 3:00-4:00pm

INSTRUCTION

Ratio: 1:10
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Facility: Campers train on grass and turf fields.

HOUSING

Dorm: TBA
Campers Per Room: 2
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: no, fan recommended
Key Deposit: $75– Bring a check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $40
Medical Facility: an athletic trainers are on-site and a doctor is on-call for emergencies

TRAVEL

Closest Airport: Portland International Airport
Transportation: Not provided

TEAM DISCOUNT 

If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $25 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.

DAY ONE – MONDAY – JULY 7th 

12:30-1:30pm Move in - Staff at Dorm for registration and move-in
1:45pm Counselors walk campers over to Sparks for Opening Ceremonies /Role Call/ Staff Introductions/Rules– be ready to start your first field session
2pm  Campus Safety talk at Spark Field
2-3:45pm  Afternoon Session (1)
4:00-4:30 Campus Tour – Paige, Liberty and Sarah
4:30-6pm Dinner
5pm – 6:30 Free Time – Camp Store Open – Paige – All Pizza Orders must be turned in to Paige
6:45pm Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
7:00-8:30pm  Night Session (2) – Small Sided Games
Commuters picked up at 8:45pm at Sparks Field – Check out with Hillary
9:00pm  Pizza Pick up at DORMS – Staff meeting
9:00-10:00pm  Free Time / Camp Store Open – Sarah
10:00pm - IN ROOMS LIGHTS OUT!!! – check every room!!!

DAY TWO – TUESDAY - JULY 8th

8:00   WAKE UP
7:30-9:00am  Breakfast
Commuters arrive at 9:20am to Sparks Soccer Field-Check in with Hillary
9:20am Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
9:30-11:30am  Morning Session (3)  
11:30 -1:00 Lunch
12:30-1:30  Swimming  
1:50pm Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
2:00-3:30pm Watch soccer game – Ford Hall 122 
3:30-4:30 Afternoon Session (4) - Soccer Tennis Tournament on the 3 tennis courts closest to Sparks if space allows or Soccer Field
4:45-6:00pm Dinner
5:30-6:30pm  Free Time – Camp Store Open – Liberty – All Pizza Orders must be turned in to Liberty
6:45pm Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
7:00-8:30pm Night Session (5) - Small Sided Games
Commuters picked up at 8:45pm at Sparks Field – Check out with Hillary
9:00pm  Pizza Pick up at Dorm – Staff meeting
9:00-10:00pm  Free Time / Camp Store Open / Dorm Floaters Sarah and Liberty
10:00pm IN ROOMS LIGHTS OUT!!! – check every room!!!

DAY THREE – WEDNEDSAY - JULY 9th 

8:00   WAKE UP
7:30-9:00am  Breakfast
Commuters arrive at 9:20am to Sparks Soccer Field-Check in with Hillary
9:20am Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
9:30-11:30am  Morning Session (6)   
11:30 -1pm Lunch
12:30-1:30  Swimming
12:30-2:20pm  Rest / Free Time / Camp Store – Sarah
2:20pm Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
2:30-4:30pm Afternoon Session (7)
4:30-6:00pm Dinner – Turn in Pizza Orders
5:00-6:30pm  Free Time – Camp Store Open – Sarah – All Pizza Orders must be turned in to Sarah
6:45pm Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
7:00-8:30pm Night Session (8) Full Field Game Campers vs Staff
Commuters picked up at 8:45pm at Sparks Field – Check out with Hillary
9:00pm  Pizza Pick up at Dorm – Staff meeting
9:00-10:00pm  Dorm Room Clean up and pack bags / Camp Store Open
10:00pm IN ROOMS LIGHTS OUT!!! – check every room!!!

DAY FOUR – THURSDAY - JULY 10th – Last Day

8:00   WAKE UP
7:30-9:00am  Breakfast
Commuters arrive at 9:20am to Sparks Soccer Field-Check in with Hillary
9:20am Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
9:30-11am  Morning Session (9)
11:30-12:30pm Lunch
12 – 1:15pm Camp Store Open – Paige
12 -1:15pm  Dorm clean up and move out – bring everything to Sparks Field
1:20pm Role Call - Campers and Counselors meet in front of Dorm to walk over to Sparks
1:30-3:10pm Final Session (10) – Full Field Game / warm up with teams 15 minutes
3:15-3:30 Closing ceremonies -
4-4:30  Clean-up & Camp Closed

Facilities

Overnight Campers: Professional coaching and instruction, all meals, housing, supervision and evening activities.

Extended Day Campers (varies with location) 9am-9pm: Professional coaching and instruction, lunch, dinner and evening activities.

Soccer balls may be purchased when you register for camp for an additional $15. Campers are not required to bring a ball to camp and purchasing one is optional.

Camper Reviews

Willamette University Camper

  • 5/5.
Personalized attention

"Nike Soccer Camp provides a safe and healthy environment to learn and excel in soccer. It also provides a great opportunity to meet new people. The coaches help you personally with your difficulties."

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Willamette University Camper

  • 5/5.
Learned so much

"This was the highlight of my summer, I learned so much more than I thought I could. Being on a college campus was awesome, and everyone became friends on the first day."

Willamette University Camper

  • 4/5.
Learn new skills

"This camp was lots of fun and is a great place for beginners to learn some new skills. I made lots of friends and played lots of soccer, a great combo."

Willamette University Camper

  • 5/5.
Friendly staff

"They were very friendly and they did their best to accommodate the large range of skill levels."

Willamette University Camper

  • 4/5.
Pushes your skills

"They push you farther than you thought your skills could allow you to go."

Willamette University Camper

  • 4/5.
Challenging

"It challenges all of the people who attend. Increasing their abilities in all areas of soccer."

Parent of Willamette University Camper

  • 5/5.
Will Now Pursue Collegiate Soccer

"Because of this camp, my daughter plans to attend Willamette University - she knew their academic program was excellent but meeting the coaching staff solidified her decision to pursue collegiate soccer."

Parent of Willamette University Camper

  • 5/5.
Great Feedback

"My daughter had a lot of fun and really enjoyed the counselors and the coach. The player-coach interactions were very positive, they gave great feedback to the kids and there was lots of field time."

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