Nike Soccer Camp with FourSoccer - Washington DC
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Join us for an amazing week of camp at Nike Soccer Camp with FourSoccer in Washington, DC. Team up with camp Director Ben Mortimer, Assistant Men's Soccer Coach at George Washington U. 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. Camp will take place on the beautiful Horace Mann Elementary Field, located between Wesley and Cathedral Heights!
- Unique and structured curriculum
- Elite technical training & game knowledge development
- Competitive and Fun Scrimmages
- Low camper to coach ratio
- Campers grouped by age and ability level
- Nike Camp T-shirt & Prizes
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FourSoccer Director Ben Mortimer
Ben Mortimer was named to the GW men's soccer staff in August 2021.A two-time Atlantic 10 champion during his playing career in Buff and Blue from 2002-05, he brought nearly 15 years of coaching experience to the program.View Ben's Bio ⟩
As a student-athlete, Mortimer was a standout defender during one of the program's most successful periods.
The Leighton Buzzard, England, native was part of A-10 title runs in 2002 and 2004 while also being celebrated individually with All-Conference (2004, 2005), All-Region (2004) and All A-10 Championship (2004) honors. He closed his decorated career with 65 total starts while contributing seven goals and four assists along the way.
After graduating in 2006 with a degree in English, Mortimer quickly transitioned into coaching with a variety of local organizations, including a seven-year run on staff at American University.
With the Eagles, Mortimer was part of a program that won 62 games and claimed a pair of Patriot League regular season titles during his tenure.
Mortimer also served as technical director with Northern Virginia-based Excite Soccer and spent a decade as part of the leadership team of DC Stoddert Soccer. Since 2012, he has owned and operated FourSoccer running local camps and clinics, as well.
Mortimer holds a USSF National A License as well as a National Goalkeeping License and has recently been active in training coaches through the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association.
- USSF A License
- USSF Goalkeeping License
- USSF National Youth License
- USSF Grassroots License
- USC Premier Diploma
- USC Director of Coaching Diploma
- USC Urban Soccer Diploma
- Red Cross First Aid CPR Certified
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
- Camp Dates (Mon-Fri):
- April 15-19, 2024 (Mon-Fri) Spring Break
- June 24-28, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- July 1-5, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- July 8-12, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- July 15-19, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- July 22-26, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- July 29 - August 2, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- August 5-9, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- August 12-16, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- August 19-23, 2024 (Mon-Fri)
- Ages: 5-16
- Gender: Coed
- Meals: Lunch is NOT provided. Please bring a packed lunch**
- Facility: Horace Mann Elementary School
- Half-Day Hours: 9:00am-12:00pm
- Full-Day Hours: 9:00am-3:00pm
*Check-in starts 15 minutes before camp start time
**Ledo Pizza is offered on World Cup Fridays for $5
This program is geared towards 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!
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.
The information below is based on previous years and is subject to change each year.
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!
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
Instruction: Training from the FourSoccer coaching staff
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
*Ledo Pizza is offered on World Cup Fridays for $5
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, lunch and a water bottle.
Facility: Horace Mann Elementary School
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 first 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 Small sided games
- 9:30-10:00am Speed, agility, quickness drills
- 10:00-10:30am Technical introduction
- 10:30-11:00am Technical development
- 11:00-11:30am Full pressure activity
- 11:30-12:00pm Wrap up/Lunch/Half day campers depart
- 12:30pm-1:00pm Full pressure activity
- 1:00-2:00pm Small sided games
- 2:00-2:45pm Scrimmages
- 3:00pm Campers Depart
August 20, 2022: Our son LOVED the camp. He likes that he felt like a real soccer player attending the camp and he had a ton of fun learning every day. He wanted to practice everything in the evenings! But the coaches still made the experience appropriate and perfect for summer. World Cup pizza Friday was so fun for them! Thanks to Elio and all of the coaches.
July 2, 2022: The highlight of this camp experience was picking up my child from her first day of camp and her telling me how much she loved it. She kept asking if she could go back the next day. She now has an interest in soccer and will be playing on a team this fall with her classmates.
July 25, 2022: This was my son's first time in an organized camp and the sense of sportsmanship he developed in such a short time was truly wonderful to see.
July 2, 2022: My child was among the youngest and coaches still found a way to make sure she had a great time. She was so proud of the ball she was awarded.
August 1, 2023: The highlight was my daughter expressing how she enjoyed the camp and being able to see her improvement in a sport that she loves.
July 15, 2023: My son loves the camp director and the assistants. He always has great experience that motivates him to improve his skills.
July 1, 2023: Our daughter had so much fun, had lots of playing time, learned new skills and felt seen by the director and other coaches
August 20, 2022: My daughter came away thinking soccer was the best sport ever- and is more confident in her playing
July 9, 2022: Consistently fun camp -- that makes it so special (not all soccer camps are fun but this one is)
August 8, 2022: seeing our kids' love of soccer grow along with their skill level
August 20, 2023: The coaches were incredibly friendly and supportive, and created a fun atmosphere for my daughter.
My son learned more at this camp than others he attended.
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.