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Nike Soccer Camps will return for its fifth summer in Reading, PA, at Albright College in 2024! Our goal at this co-ed camp is to stimulate a love for the game showing youth athletes how to accelerate their own progress and success.

Team up with camp director Justin Marriott & his True Balance Sports Camps (TBSC) staff for the ultimate soccer training camp! This camp provides a fun and competitive environment for players of all ability levels. Join our staff for an excellent opportunity to take your game to the next level. The players also experience the educational and social growth associated with living away from home in a campus setting. Interactions with and friendships made with players from different towns, schools, clubs and states. We offer an unforgettable growth experience no matter what your age or skill level.

Highlights Include
  • Our diverse, qualified, experienced and professional TBSC coaching staff is selected for their passion for the game and ability to teach
  • Unique & structured curriculum
  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt & camp prizes
  • Elite technical training & game knowledge development
  • Position specific training
  • Goalkeepers receive both field & technical goalkeeping instruction. They are assigned to a field player group, based upon age & ability; if, they identify as a GK, then they’ll be given technical GK instruction, both as part of this group and in separate pull-out sessions
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Justin Marriott

    With over 30 years teaching, coaching, directing, advising and consulting, Justin brings a wealth of experience to Vogelsinger & Nike Soccer Camps.

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  • David Cartwright

    Coach David Cartwright

    Originating from the United Kingdom, having worked with Peterborough United and Nottingham Forest (in Talent Identification). Over 30 Years coaching in youth development, working with Reading Rage, Keystone Athletic and ENCO United in the Lehigh Valley (PA), Spent 4 years as an assistant Coach and Director of soccer operations at Division I, Lafayette College (PA), Asst. Coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ) and 2 years as Head Coach of Lehigh Carbon Community College for men and women.

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Camp Details


You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.


  • Camp Dates: July 7-10, 2024 (Sun-Wed)
  • Ages: 9-16
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Options: Extended Day | Overnight
  • Extended Day Hours: 9am-8pm (First Day 10am-8pm)
  • First Day Check-in: 10am
  • Last Day Check-out: 4pm-4:30pm
  • Check-in Location: Gene L. Shirk Stadium, Albright College **

*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time

** Please note this camp has moved to Albright College.


This program is geared toward Player Development & High-Performance 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!

This is a program for outfield players & goalkeepers. Goalkeepers will be part of a group with outfield players, where they will receive all-round soccer development instruction. There will be GK instruction, both in this general group, in various pull-out groups during the camp, and during game play; there will not be separate GK instruction for the whole camp duration.


Player Development is for campers 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.

High Performance is for campers looking to improve their game in a fun and fast-paced environment. These camps are designed so players leave the camp week more prepared for their club and high school seasons. Experienced coaches will provide campers with a fresh perspective and challenge them to develop technical, tactical, physical, and psychological aspects of their game through a progressive curriculum.

*NOTE: If you believe your camper should be in a different skill level than the age requirement listed, please add a note at check-out and mention it to the camp director on day 1.


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.


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 max. per room, or 3-4 per suite.

  • 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 linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel

  • Air Conditioning: A/C is not available in-room. Campers are encouraged to bring an individual sized room fan


  • Day Camp Hours: 9:00am-8:00pm**
  • Daily Check-In & Out: First Day 10am check in. The first training session will start shortly after check in.
  • Meals: Lunch & Dinner is provided for Extended Day Campers

**A closing ceremony will take place at 4pm prior to camp check-out on the last day. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately follows the closing ceremony.


  • Check-in: First Day 10am. The first training session will start shortly after check in

  • Check out: Last day 4pm on the last day following closing ceremony**

  • Meals: Day 1: Lunch, Dinner | Day 2-3: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Day 4: Breakfast, Lunch

**A closing ceremony will take place at 4pm prior to camp check-out on the last day. Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately follows the closing ceremony


  • Instruction: Training from the Nike Soccer Camps 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

If a player’s ball is lost, a replacement will not be issued. If stock on-site allows, an additional ball ($X) can be purchased from the camp director, or a player brings their own from home. Alternatively, the coaching staff will provide from their limited stock”


  • Ratio: Low camper to coach ratio

  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience

  • Equipment Needed: All campers must bring a well inflated soccer ball, soccer cleats, shin guards, athletic shoes, a change of clothes, rain jacket, and a water bottle (32oz or larger)

  • Facility: Gene L. Shirk Stadium, Albright College

  • Medical Protocol: The camp will have an athletic trainer on-site. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital


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 and several changes per day (1-2 pairs/day)
  • Rain Jacket
  • Soccer Cleats (no metal studs)
  • Soccer Ball (if not purchased from Nike at registration)
  • Shin guards
  • Water bottle 32 oz or larger
  • 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
  • Comforter or sleeping bag
  • Pillow and pillowcase


  • Athletic clothing and a change of clothes
  • Rain Jacket
  • Soccer Cleats (no metal studs)
  • Shin guards
  • Water bottle 32 oz or larger
  • Sunblock
  • Small gym bag/backpack


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 and all sales are final. If a player loses a ball during a camp session, staff coaches will provide for the remainder of the day for camp instruction. For subsequent days, a player must bring a replacement from home. Alternatively, the coaching staff will provide from their limited stock


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.


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.


The camp will have an athletic trainer on-site. 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.


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

  • 7:00am Breakfast
  • 8:30am Campers prepare for the morning session; Extended Day campers arrives on campus
  • 9:00am Field session I (Technical Skills Development)
  • 11:30am Morning debrief // wash up
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Campers prepare for the afternoon session
  • 1:15pm Field session II (Tactical Training)
  • 4:15pm Afternoon debrief // wash up
  • 5:00pm Dinner
  • 6:15pm Field Session (Tournament games)
  • 7:45pm Evening debrief // Shower // Extended day camper check out
  • 9:00pm In dorms - evening activities
  • 10:30pm Lights Out

Gene L. Shirk Stadium, Albright College

Camp Reviews

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

    July 20, 2023: My daughter received an award the 1st night. She struggles with confidence and this was such a big deal to her.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    August 4, 2022: The diversity in the coaches. My child learned so much in such a short time.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    August 9, 2022: My daughter enjoyed the scrimmage games at the end of each day.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.
    Tremendous job!

    — Anonymous

Nike Soccer Camp at Albright College (Formerly at Alvernia U.)

Albright College, Gene L. Shirk Stadium, 1621 N 13th St
Reading, Pennsylvania 19604
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


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 Camp at Albright College (Formerly at Alvernia U.)
Nike Soccer Camp at Albright College
Jul 7-Jul 10, 2024
Programs: Field Player, Goalkeeper
Age Group: 9 - 16
Gender: Co-Ed
First Day Check-in: 10:00am | Last Day Check-out: 4:00pm
Extended Day 9am-8pm $555.00 USD
Availability: Yes

Overnight $655.00 USD
Availability: Yes

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

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