CVU Summer Camps Overview
Our CVU Summer Camps are offered at our Central Virginia United Soccer Complex throughout the months of June, July, and August to provide players of all ages and abilities to opportunity to improve their skills over the summer months. Whether you are new to the game of soccer or you are trying to get ready for your senior year of highschool soccer, we offer camps for everyone. All camps are run by our Assistant Director of Coaching, Cory Weaver, as well as other select CVU Staff Members. Please read a detailed camp description of everything we have going on over the summer!
CVU Striker/Keeper Camp-
Our Striker/Keeper Camp is one of the most popular summer camps we offer. This camp focuses around the most exciting parts of soccer which are scoring goals and stopping them! Keepers will learn to sharpen up their techniques on crosses, organize their backlines, and improve their shot stopping abilities. Field players will learn to create space to score as well as improve their ball striking ability and finishing. We encourage players of all positions to attend as goals aren't just for forwards. We will help midfielders and defenders improve their ability to score goals also.
This was one of our most popular camps last year with over 50 players attending! Please make sure to sign up ahead of time to reserve your slot. Camp is open to all players born in 2007 and older. Camp Dates Are July 24th-27th from 5:30-7:30pm at CVU Soccer Complex
CVU Academy Camp-
The CVU Academy Camp has been a staple of our Summer Camps Series for our youngest players. This camp is modeled after our Development Academy Program, which is heavily focused on individual player footskills and comfort on the ball. We also work heavily on improving the athletic side of our players by improving their speed, agility, quickness, and coordination. The Academy Camp is a great way to kick off your child's fall season or a perfect way to see if our Academy Program will be right for them.
This camp is open to players born in birth years 2011-2008. ***Academy Camp is August 7th-10th at CVU Soccer Complex
Summer Futsal Camp-
Our Summer Futsal Camp is the perfect way to beat the heat indoors and improve your skills. Futsal is a rapidly growing development tool in the United States with US Soccer adding it as a mandatory component of their Development Academy Program. We highly encourage players to check out this fast-paced and exciting game by attending our camp. Countries such as Spain and Brazil have long known the benefits of this game and players such as Xavi, Iniesta, and Cristiano Ronaldo all credit futsal as an integral part to their player development. This camp is held on the beautiful campus of Sweet Briar College and co-run by Cory Weaver and Paul Roderique. Paul is currently on the National Staff of US Youth Futsal and the director of Southeast Futsal in the United States. There is lots of fun and high quality instruction at this camp!
**This camp is open to 2010 and older players. The 2018 Summer Futsal Camp Will Be Run From June 18th-21st. The cost for the camp is $100 and it will be held at Sweet Briar College. Two Time Slots are available as follows: 5:00-6:30 and 6:30-8:00. Futsal Camp Registration
College Fitness and SAQ Program-
This a unique and exciting camp that is offered on a weekly basis for players looking to improve their conditioning as well as soccer skills during the summer. This camp is blueprinted after college fitness and SAQ programs from various college programs throughout the country. What makes this camp unique is that ALL exercises will be using the ball. This means that players will not only be getting fitter, stronger, and faster, but they will also be improving their soccer skills at the same time. This camp is open to any players 2003 and older.
***Dates For Camp are July 10th,13th,17th, 20th, 24th, 27th from 5:00-7:00pm at CVU Soccer Complex
CVU Preseason Travel Team Camp-
This camp is open to all players and highly recommended to those who have been selected to a CVU Travel Soccer Team. This camp is held annually the week before the first official week of training to give all players an edge over the competition as we start our Fall Season. Multiple college coaches from the state of Virginia attend our Preseason Travel Team Camp as guest coaches. If you are a CVU Travel Team Player, no matter the age, this camp is a great way to start off the Fall Season.
2017 Preseason Camp- July 31st-August 3rd at CVU Soccer Complex- Girls 9:30-12:00 and Boys 5:30-8:00