Nike Soccer Camp UC Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California
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Located on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sunny University of California - Santa Barbara is an ideal summer camp getaway. Campers reside just off the UCSB campus in dormitory housing and have access to amenities such as a swimming pool, game room, laundry facilities, and a television room.
Camp provides athletes of all skill levels the experience of life as a student-athlete and helps them enhance their skills, increase their fitness level, and develop a better understanding of the game. Coaches emphasize tactical team training, individual skill development, and evening match play. The week is balanced out with nightly lectures on motivation, college preparation, and game strategy.
- Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt
- Post-camp evaluation and certificate
- Team play, skill development and tournaments
- 10:1 Camper to Staff ratio
- 6 hours of instruction per day
- Evening activities
- Players are grouped by age and ability
Check out the Twitter button on the pictures above to follow the UCSB Men's Program and Head Camp Director Tim Vom Steeg.
This year we are offering two back to back camp sessions. Campers can either go to camp July 21st to the 24th or July 24th to the 27th. Or they can reigster for the two session camp running July 21st - the 27th.Meet your coaching staff
Tim Vom Steeg
Our camp directors are among the finest coaches in
America. They have a major stake in providing camps
of the highest quality: camps that are fun, that improve
the skills of the campers, and that provide the
campers with the opportunity to make new, life-long
friends. The best place to become a better soccer
player is in the company of coaches and players who
share your passion.
•UCSB men’s head coach (8th season)
•2004 NSCAA Division I Coach of the Year
•2004 Big West Coach of the Year (20-2-2 record)
•2004 NCAA National Finalists and regular season NSCAA #1 ranked team
•2002, 2003, & 2004 NCAA Division I National Tournament participants
•2003 NCAA Sweet 16 in College Cup
•Ranked seventh in the country by NSCAA 2003 coach’s poll
•One All-American and three All-Far West selections
•2001, 2002, & 2004 Big West Conference Champions
•United States Soccer Federation license
•1999 MPSF Pacific Division Co-Coach of the Year
Camp code: SOXRSB
Campers experience the thrill of beach soccer! Coaches emphasize tactical team training, individual skill development, and evening match play. Campers receive training from the UCSB’s Men’s and Women’s Coaching Staff with demonstrations by current members of both the men’s and women’s teams. The camp is balanced out with nightly lectures on motivation, college preparation, and game strategy. Campers will participate in “World Cup” evening acitivites! Teams are welcome and encouraged to attend and train together for the duration of camp.
What's included in the fee?
Overnight Campers: Professional coaching and instruction on grass fields, all meals, on-campus 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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00am Breakfast (Overnight campers)
- 8:30am Warm-up (Day campers arrive)
- 9:00am Morning Session
- 11:30am Lunch/Free Time
- 2:00pm Afternoon Session
- 4:30pm Dinner
- 6:00pm Evening Games
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.
Check-in: between 12:00-2pm on the first day at Tropicana del Norte.
Check out: Final games are from 9:00-11:00am at Rob Field. Parents are invited to attend. Check out from the dorms follows at 12:00pm.
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Facility: Grass fields
Dorm: Tropicana del Norte
Campers Per Room: 2-3 campers per room, suite style
Roommates: guaranteed if requested 14 days prior to camp
Bathrooms: shared in suite
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: NO
Key Deposit: $30 Payable to “Go2Soccer”
Spending Money: $60-80, please do NOT bring a pre-written check
Medical Facility: an athletic trainer is on-site and a hospital 2 miles from campus
Nearest Airport: Santa Barbara Airport
Transportation: Not provided, though cab ride is only 5 min
From the South: Take the Ventura Freeway (101) north. Exit at Los Carneros (it is past the UCSB exit), turn left towards the ocean. Follow Los Carneros until it dead‐ends at a stoplight on the corner of Los Carneros and El Colegio Road. Turn left on El Colegio Road. Continue past Embarcadero Del Norte and make a right into the Tropicana Del Norte parking lot just past the Tropicana Del Norte building.
From the North: Take the Ventura Freeway (101) south. Exit at Los Carneros, turn right towards the ocean. Follow Los Carneros until it dead‐ends at a stoplight on the corner of Los Carneros and El Colegio Road. Turn left on El Colegio Road. Continue past Embarcadero Del Norte and make a right into the Tropicana Del Norte parking lot just past the Tropicana Del Norte building.Read camper reviews