Nike Boys Soccer Camp at University of Portland
Improve your game and have serious fun
at Nike Soccer Camps
Join us this summer for two weeks of Nike Soccer Camp at the University of Portland, in Portland, OR. The camp will be led by the U. of Portland Men's coaching staff for the ultimate soccer training camps! With a mix of traditional and modern soccer coaching methodologies, the curriculum is one that allows every camper the opportunity to continue to progress to a higher level of soccer play. This is an amazing opportunity for any aspiring soccer player to learn from top professional coaches and players in a fun and welcoming atmosphere. Players will walk away from camp with improved skill & technique, a greater understanding of the game, and a stronger passion for the sport.
University of Portland Girls Soccer Camp: There will be a girls' soccer camp run by the UP Women's Soccer program run during the same dates! - Register here Nike Girls Soccer Camp at the University of Portland
- Team up with the Men's UP Pilot coaching staff
- Elite technical training
- Tournament and scrimmages
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Campers grouped by age, gender and ability level
- Nike Camp T-shirt and prizes
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Men's Soccer - Head Coach Nick Carlin-Voigt
Nick Carlin-Voigt, who spent the previous four years as the associate head coach for the UCLA Bruins, was named the head coach of the University of Portland men’s soccer program in January of 2016. Carlin-Voigt previously helped build championship programs at both UCLA and George Mason where he brought in nationally ranked recruiting classes each of the last seven seasons.View Nick's Bio ⟩
Men's Soccer - Assistant Coach Matthew Deemer
Matthew Deemer came to Portland ahead of the 2023 season as an assistant coach for Portland Pilots Men’s Soccer, signing on as the recruiting coordinator and goalkeeper coach for the Pilots. Deemer helped guide the Pilots to a 12-5 record overall and a 5-2 record in WCC play, helping Portland make their third straight NCAA Tournament appearance.View Matthew's Bio ⟩
University of Portland Soccer Current UP Players
Camp coaching staff to also include current players
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
June 17-20, 2024 (Mon-Thurs)
July 8-11, 2024 (Mon-Thurs)
Half-Day Hours: 9:00am-12:00pm*
Full-Day Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm*
Extended-Day Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm*
Meals: Lunch is NOT provided. Please bring a packed lunch
Location: Clive Charles Soccer Complex
This program is geared towards Player Development campers. Players will work on mastering the proper fundamentals, techniques and advancing their overall skills and knowledge of the game. A great opportunity for players to learn through a mix of drills, games, and competitive play. With a number of different camp options for all to enjoy!
Player Development is for campers ages 13 and under of all skill levels. These camps are designed to maximize player participation and ensure each camper develops in all aspects of the game in a fun and engaging environment. Coaches will implement a wide range of technical, physical, and tactical activities with a focus on fun so campers get to improve with a smile on their faces.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.
All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
Instruction: Training from the UP men's soccer coaching staff and players
Day campers: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Supervision: Staff members are strategically placed throughout the camp to provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
Camp T-shirt & Prizes: All campers receive a Nike Soccer Camps t-shirt and prizes
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT, & FACILITY
Ratio: Low camper-to-coach ratio
Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience
Equipment Needed: All campers must bring soccer cleats, shin guards, athletic shoes, and a water bottle.
Facility: Clive Charles Soccer Complex
Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
- Athletic clothing
- Soccer Cleats (no metal studs)
- Shin guards
- Water bottle
- Packed lunch and snacks
- Small gym bag/backpack
Nike Soccer Camp Balls can be purchased during registration. Players can choose between a size 4 or size 5 ball, which will be passed out on the last day of camp. Please note that it is not required to bring a soccer ball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction.
If you have a group of 4 or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. If you have a group of 8 or more campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a $30 discount. please fill out the Team Discount - Soccer form with the name of your group and the names of each camper enrolling in the camp and we will create a unique discount code for your group.
Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.
Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE SOCCER CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our soccer camps please see our FAQ page.
***Camps are open to any and all entrants. Enrollment in our camps is limited only by age, gender, and capacity restrictions as specified by each camp.
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00-9:30am Rosters and juggling
- 9:30-10:00am Speed, agility, quickness drills
- 10:00-10:30am Technical introduction
- 10:30-11:00am Technical development
- 11:00-11:30am Passive pressure activity
- 11:30-12:00pm Full pressure activity
- 12:00-12:45pm Lunch
- 12:45-1:15pm Games based activity
- 1:15-1:50pm Fun games/ daily challenge
- 1:50-2:00pm Scrimmage warm up
- 2:00-3:00pm Scrimmages
July 15, 2023: Learning new footwork and the mini world cup games.
July 15, 2023: Dutch tournament
July 1, 2023: Meeting new friends
July 15, 2023: Playing on Merlo field.
June 23, 2023: Playing on Merlo field.
July 16, 2023: The competitions and tournaments.
July 16, 2023: My son had fun and enjoyed every day.
June 23, 2023: My kid had fun. That's most important!
July 16, 2023: Our son loved the college student coaches
July 15, 2023: Kids loved being coached by the UP players.
July 16, 2023: He loved getting to work on skills and play soccer.
July 16, 2023: The opportunity to meet and be coached by players.
June 23, 2023: My kid loved being with the u of p players and on the field.
June 24, 2023: Being coached by d1 players and playing on great grass fields
July 16, 2023: My son loved interacting with and learning from college athletes.
June 23, 2023: Getting to know a couple UP soccer players who were the camp coaches
July 15, 2023: Meeting the players and having the experience to be coached by the players.
June 23, 2023: Playing on the big college soccer field with the college players as coaches
July 15, 2023: Meeting fellow soccer friends in the area. How fantastic the coaches were with the kids!
July 15, 2023: My son loved every day. The instructors were very friendly and encouraging. The extra games and fun things that were sprinkled in were a great addition!
July 17, 2023: Thought it was well run. I liked the fact that the coaches paid attention to where kids should be grouped and moved them according to ability, not just age.
July 16, 2023: My son enjoyed everyday. He loved playing on Merlo Field, he loved the camp staff, he loved how safe it was, he love all the positive feedback. It was a wonderful experience that he said he would do all summer long if he could.
One on one instruction.
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.