Nike Soccer Camp Calverton School
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Improve your skills with the Nike Soccer Camp location at the Calverton School. Campers learn about the game at the site of DC United's Residential Academy. Exercises and drills focus on individual skills and team strategy.
The Calverton School, just 40 miles from Washington D.C., will be back hosting the Nike Soccer camp in 2019. Instruction is available to boys and girls, ages 6-16, for the beginner to advanced player. Evaluations are conducted on the first day and placed in appropriate groups on age and ability. Improve your skills and meet new friends this summer at the Calverton Nike Soccer Camp!
- Low 10:1 camper to coach ratio
- Technical and tactical instruction
- Nike Soccer Camp T-shirt
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Camp Director Bryan Frates
Bryan Frates is involved on many levels at The Calverton School. He has taught Spanish, leadership skills, music, and PE and has served as house parent. Frates coaches varsity soccer, varsity golf, varsity lacrosse and middle school basketball. Bryan received a BA in Rhetoric from Bates College. Prior to Calverton, Bryan worked as the boys program coordinator for the Utah Lacrosse Association which acted as the Utah chapter of US Lacrosse.View Bryan's Bio ⟩
Coach Frates grew up in Vermont playing soccer since he could walk. He continued through high school where he captained his senior year. In 2015, Bryan assisted the boys varsity soccer team at Calverton, winning the MISAL league championship. The following season he coached the girls, and assisted them to a 2016 MISAL league championship. This fall he took the reigns of the girls varsity soccer team and lead them to their second championship in two years in a thrilling game that ended in PK's.
Bryan looks forward to working with his staff to develop the skills of young players, while working to build their leadership qualities on and off the field.
Head Soccer Coach Jason Boxx
Jason Boxx came to DC United as an intern in the summer of 2016 working with their camps. In August, 2016, Boxx was offered the assistant coaches position with the Academies U16 & U18 teams respectively, serving also as an assistant in the DCU residential program. In June, 2017, Boxx was named the U12 academy head coach as well as taking over as the head of the DCU residential program. Originally from London, Boxx came to the U.S. to play intercollegiate soccer at Cayuga Community College, the University of West Alabama & SUNY Cortland. Boxx graduated with a B.S. in sports management in 2016.
Coed: July 29 - August 2
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: Monday to Friday 9AM-3PM
Ratio: 1:10 Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
- Water bottle
- Shin guards cleats
- Turf shoes
Transportation is not provided by the camp.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring is emailed to all registered campers. The US Sports Camps health and release forms require a doctor's signature and they are collected on the first day of camp.
If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $20 discount. If 10 or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $40 discount. Teams can register online or via mail/fax.
- To register your team online: Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.
- To register your team via mail/fax: 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.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Soccer Video Introduction
- 9:15 AM Introduce Topic
- 9:45 AM Technical Warm-up
- 10:25 AM Principle Specific Training
- 11:35 AM Lunch
- 12:10 PM Finish Principle (Expanded Activity/Game-Like Scenario)
- 1:20 PM Snack
- 1:50 PM Futsal (Gym)
- 2:55 PM Clean-up
- 3:00 PM Player Pick up at the Gym
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
Cole truly enjoyed Coach Bryan and Coach Boxx!
August 3, 2018: I think this Camp challenged Cole the most out of all the camps he went to. He did more than he knew he was capable of. He expressed his appreciation of the high expectations that they had and how he enjoyed challenging himself to meet that challenge.
— Stacy P. Parent
Coach Boxx was awesome!
August 3, 2018: Luke learned the importance of technical skills in soccer and had a blast learning foot skills, scrimmaging, and playing with older kids!
— Kelley W. Parent