Skill is a result of a love affair between the child and the ball.
— Roy Keane, Republic of Ireland and Manchester United


School’s Out Camps 

Join us during your school break for more soccer and fun! We offer the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful game through a combination of skill work and ball mastery, coordination and movement activities and small sided games in a positive and supportive environment. Open to all players. Register for School’s Out Camps here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Scholarship Application: Camps

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What is a camper’s typical day like? What are the activities?

TimeActivity
8:45–9:00 am Check-In.
9:15–9:30 am Camp meeting. Morning demonstration of theme(s) for the day.
9:30–10:45 am Technical session. (Mon: dribbling. Tues: passing/receiving. Wed: control. Thurs: shooting. Fri: World Cup!)
10:45–12:00 pm Principles of the game (attacking, defending) (1 v 1, 2 v 1, 2 v 2, 3 v 2, etc).
12:00–1:00 pm Lunch followed by entertainment and clean up.
1:00–2:00 pm Small-sided games.
2:00–2:15 pm Break/Snack.
2:15–3:45 pm World Cup and Coaches’ Challenge Tournament.
4:00 pm Pick-Up.

Other activities include: Soccer games and movies on the big screen TV, board games and other water activities. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

What is the ratio of campers to staff?

We follow all guidelines regulated by the Department of Health and in many cases have better ratios.  6:1, 8:1, 10:1, 12:1 depending on ages.  

What should I bring to camp?

Each player should bring the following to camp each day with everything labeled:

  • Backpack
  • Water bottle(s) — there are coolers and water fountains to refill.
  • Sunscreen
  • Sneakers (can bring cleats as well, but must bring sneaker just in case we go to indoor field)
  • Snack
  • Extra change of clothes
  • Don’t bring a soccer ball (Staff will provide them)
  • Lunch*

*Full day campers only

What happens if it rains?

Camp is always on as scheduled. We have indoor space and an overhang shelter from the rain conditions when it is raining heavy. If there is thunder and lightning, we follow guidelines provided by the Department of Health.   

What is the earliest I can drop off my child?

Drop off time for campers is between 8:45–9:00am

What is the latest I can pick up my child? Do you have late pickup policy?

4pm. Yes, we have a late policy: For every 15 minutes you are late to pick up your child we will add a balance of $15 dollars to your account. After a long day outside in the heat, it's important to pick up your child on time.

Do you provide lunch?

No, please bring your lunch, snacks and drinks everyday to camp (full day only).

Are you a nut-free camp?

No, we are not. If a child has an allergy, please let us know so we may be able to avoid any contact with others who have nuts during lunch and snack.  

Can I sign up for individual days?

No, we only offer full week options Monday - Friday.

Can I sign up for half days?

We only have a half day/full week option for 4 & 5 year olds only.

Do you have a sibling discount or multi-week discount?

Unfortunately we do not offer a sibling discount or multi-week discount.

Do you offer financial assistance?

Yes. Please contact scholarships@dusc.net if you are interested in applying for financial assistance.

How are the kids divided into groups? Can my child be with his/her friend?

Players are divided based on their age and skill level. We strive to create the best environment for each player. If your child and his/her friend are in the same age they will most likely be in the same group.