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Join us for an amazing week of camp at Nike Girls Soccer Camp at NIU - Collegiate Experience in Dekalb, Illinois. Team up with Camp Director and Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer Head Coach Michael O'Neill for the ultimate soccer training camp! 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. Sure to be a summer highlight, camp offers a unique opportunity for aspiring soccer players aged 10-18, to train in a FUN and engaging camp setting! Throughout the week campers learn new skills, perfect techniques, increase game knowledge, make new friends and have fun playing soccer!

This camp is open to any and all entrants limited only by age, grade, gender or number of participants.

Highlights Include
  • Unique and structured curriculum
  • Elite technical training & game knowledge development
  • Competitive and Fun Scrimmages
  • Full residential camp experience
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • Campers grouped by age and ability level
  • Nike Camp T-shirt & Prizes
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Camp Coaches

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    Women's Soccer Head Coach - Northern Illinois University Michael O'neill

    Michael O’Neill has been selected as the new head coach of the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer program, NIU Vice President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced on Monday (March 14). O’Neill joins the Huskies as the sixth head coach in program history after leading Saginaw Valley State for the past eight years, guiding the Cardinals to the NCAA Tournament three times.

    View Michael's Bio
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    Assistant Coach Laurence Paterson

    Northern Illinois University women's soccer head coach Michael O'Neill announced the hiring of assistant coach Laurence Paterson to the Huskie soccer staff on Wednesday (July 6). Paterson comes to NIU following three seasons as an assistant coach with the Saginaw Valley State men's and women's soccer programs.

    View Laurence's Bio
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    Assistant Coach Valentina Giambanco

    Northern Illinois University women’s soccer head coach Michael O’Neill announced the addition of Valentina Giambanco to the Huskie soccer staff as an assistant coach on Thursday (July 28). Giambanco comes to DeKalb following two seasons as the head varsity girls soccer coach at New Haven (Mich.) High School.

    View Valentina's Bio
  • Assistant Coach Taryn Jakubowski

    A highly accomplished collegiate player, Jakubowski played professionally for two years in Finland before joining the Huskie staff.

    View Taryn's Bio

Camp Details

SECURE YOUR SPOT!

You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots. With that in mind, we encourage you to register now!

CAMP INFO:

  • Camp Dates: July 22-24, 2024 (Mon-Wed)

  • Ages: 10-18 (Grades 6-12)

    • All Skills: Ages 10-12

    • High School: Ages 13+

  • Gender: Girls

  • Options: Overnight or Extended Day 9:00am-9:00pm

  • First-day check-in location: 1:00pm at Grant Hall Tower
  • Final day check-out: 12:00pm at Grant Hall Tower

*Daily check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time

**View Overnight camp information below

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!

HOUSING

The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year. Final housing information for this camp will be provided in the Information Packet, emailed to all campers closer to the camp’s start date.

  • Number of Campers Per Room: 2

  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual, If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!

  • Linens: Not provided. Bring twin sized linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel

  • Air Conditioning: Yes, AC is available in dorms

  • Campers will receive access cards upon arrival

    • Campers will be charged ($10) for lost access card

EXTENDED DAY INFORMATION

  • Day Camp Hours: 9:00am-9:00pm
  • Daily Check-In & out: NIU Track and Field & Soccer Complex
  • Meals: Day 1: Dinner | Day 2: Lunch, Dinner
  • A closing ceremony will take place approximately 30 minutes prior to camp check-out on the last day. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately follows the closing ceremony.

OVERNIGHT INFORMATION

  • Check-in & out location: 1:00pm at Grant Hall Tower

  • Meals: Day 1: Dinner | Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Day 3: Breakfast

  • A closing ceremony will take place approximately 30 minutes prior to camp check-out on the last day. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately follows the closing ceremony

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?

  • Instruction: Training from the Northern Illinois University Women's Soccer coaching staff.
  • Meals & Housing: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in rooms strategically placed throughout the dorm to provide optimal supervision and participate in all activities
  • Camp T-shirt: All campers receive a Nike Soccer Camps t-shirt and a chance to win prizes
  • Evaluation: Written by coaching staff

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:

  • 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.

OVERNIGHT

  • Athletic clothing (1-2 pairs/day)
  • Soccer Cleats (no metal studs)
  • Shin guards
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Comfortable off-court clothing (pants/shorts, shirts, sweatshirts, 1 pair/day)
  • Undergarments (1-2 pair/day)
  • Pajamas
  • Bathrobe
  • Flip flops
  • Laundry bag
  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, bodywash, facewash, hairbrush, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.)
  • Personal items & medications
  • Eye mask, ear plugs (optional)
  • Washcloth and bath towel
  • Alarm clock
  • Fan (optional)
  • Bed sheets (Twin)
  • Comforter or sleeping bag
  • Pillow and pillowcase

DAY CAMPERS

  • Athletic clothing
  • Soccer Cleats (no metal studs)
  • Shin guards
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Small gym bag/backpack

SOCCER BALLS

Nike Soccer Camp Balls can be purchased during registration. Players can choose between a size 3, 4 or 5 ball, which will be shipped out before camp. Shipping is included in the listed price. Please note that it is not required to bring a soccer ball to camp as they are provided by the staff for camp instruction. All sales are final.

TRANSPORTATION

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.

TEAM DISCOUNT

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

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.

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

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

  • 7:30 am Run/Breakfast
  • 8:30 am Video/Lecture
  • 9:30 am Field Session (Technical Skills Development)
  • 12:00 pm Lunch
  • 2:00 pm Field Session (Tactical Training)
  • 5:00 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Field Session (Tournament Games)
  • 9:00 pm In dorms - evening activities
  • 10:30 pm Lights out

NIU Track and Field & Soccer Complex

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    June 24, 2023: All the knowledge that was gained through these sessions that will help my daughter be a better player and utilize those tips in games and practices as well as help others.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 30, 2023: Well organized and fun experience! My daughter wants to return next summer

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    We loved it

    — Anonymous

Nike Girls Soccer Camp at NIU - Collegiate Experience

Michael O'neill, Women's Soccer Head Coach - Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University - 1425 W Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, Illinois 60115
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike
Soccer
Illinois
Dekalb
https://www.ussportscamps.com/soccer/nike/nike-girls-soccer-camp-at-niu-collegiate-experience
Nike Girls Soccer Camp at NIU - Collegiate Experience
USD
64188
Nike Girls Soccer Camp at Northern Illinois University - Collegiate Experience
Girls
10-18
Jul 22-Jul 24, 2024
525.00
Programs: All Skills (Ages 10-12), High School (Ages 13-18)
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
First-day check-in: 1pm at Grant Hall Tower Last day check-out: 12pm at Grant Hall Tower
Overnight $525.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Extended day 9am-9pm $415.00 USD
Availability: Yes

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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