Summer Camps


Each summer the Santa Cruz City YSC sponsors soccer camps to promote the game and advance the skills of the kids playing in the club.  Below is the list of camps for the summer of 2014. 

UC Santa Cruz Soccer Camp, June 16-20 2014 [Completed]

This June the Santa Cruz City YSC is offering a summer camp run by coaches and players from UC Santa Cruz Women’s Soccer.  Each day will focus on a theme including:

  • Dribbling and Turning
  • Juggling, Trapping and Passing
  • Passing and Moving
  • Shielding and Defensive Strategy
  • Shooting and Striking a ball

Training will finish daily with small-sided and big field games.

Location: Branciforte Middle School
June 16 - 20, Monday through Friday

U8-U9: 9am-10:30am (Cost: $100)
U10-U11: 10:30am-12pm (Cost: $100)
U12-U14: 1pm-4pm (Cost: $150)  


West Coast Coaching Soccer Camp, July 14-18 2014, August 18-22 2014 [Completed]

This year the players of Santa Cruz City YSC have the opportunity to spend the week with a team of professional International coaches. Join us for our 4th annual summer camp. Get ready to have fun and advance quickly through West Coast Coaching’s "new learning thru mini-games" curriculum.

Players ages 4-14 will be divided by age and ability. Coaches will work with the kids on footwork, skills, game play, position and a daily tournament.

Session 1: Branciforte Middle School
July 14 - 18, Monday through Friday 9am-12pm (Competitive and Recreational players)
Cost: $149 (including T-shirt, evaluation and special gifts throughout the week). 

Session 2Harvey West Park
August 18 - 22, Monday through Friday 9am-12pm (Recreational players)
Cost: $149 (including T-shirt, evaluation and special gifts throughout the week). 


Advanced Soccer Summer Camps, August 11-15, August 18-22 2014 [Completed]

Santa Cruz City Youth Soccer Club will be conducting two 1-week youth soccer camps directed by Hillel Rom.  The camp will be targeted to committed, advanced players, boys and girls ages 9-17. The focus of the camp will be technical skills, technique and small sided games. 

Hillel has been coaching in Santa Cruz for over 30 years and has assembled a highly qualified group of local coaches to assist him in making this camp successful.

Session 1: August 11 - 15, 9:30am-12pm. Monday at Branciforte Middle School, Tuesday-Friday at Harvey West Park. 

Session 2: August 18 - 22, Monday through Friday, 9:30am-12pm at Harvey West Park.
Open to kids who have played on competitive teams or are of equivalent skill level.
Cost: $130/session