Available to campers currently in grade 2 through age 12. Campers work on technical and tactical aspects of soccer in a fun environment. Dribbling, passing, receiving, and shooting are practiced in drills, small sided games and in full scrimmages. Camp takes place on the outdoor field of ULTIMATE SOCCER.
Campers will be dropped off at the Bloomfield Hills campus between 8:00 and 9:00 am and will travel by bus to Ultimate Soccer. Once there, they will participate in the sports camp from 9:30-11:30am. After which time they will return via bus to the Bloomfield Hills campus. Upon returning to campus, campers will have lunch and then participate in Swimming, Outdoor Adventure, Group Activities. On July 5, Ultimate Soccer Arenas is closed so the group will participate in fun activities at camp.
This program is run by Mike Ruddy, both a teacher and coach at The Roeper School for over 30 years where he has coached both boys and girls Roeper varsity and middle school soccer teams. Ruddy has served as Roeper’s Athletic Director and has coached MS basketball and volleyball. He has a BA in Political Science and MA in History from Oakland University, where he played varsity soccer. Mike holds the National 'A' License, the USSF's highest certification, as well as the National Youth License. He coached the University of Michigan Men's club team from 1987-1990, dozens of youth club soccer teams from ages 6-18, boys and girls Olympic Development soccer teams, and summer soccer camps for almost four decades. He presently coaches soccer at The Roeper School and assists with Royal Oak FC.
Soccer Camp Sample Schedule
8:00-9:00 – Arrival and Group Time 9:30-11:30 - Soccer Camp 11:30-12:40 - Lunch and Recess 12:40-1:30 - Swimming 1:30-2:20 - Outdoor Adventure 2:20-3:30 - Group Choice Activity 3:30-4:00 - Pick up
2021 Session Dates: Session 1: June 28 - July 9 Session 2: July 12 - 23
Hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Costs: Sessions 1 and 2 are $910 per session
Register for all 7 weeks of camp (any combination) and receive a $300 discount