Junior soccer camp registration continues at Penn State York

Penn State York’s Junior Soccer Camp, set for July 16-20 at the campus, is still taking registrations for 6- to 8-year-olds.  The junior camp is designed for male and female players and provides a half-day of instruction, from 9:30 a.m. to noon each day.

The experience will help to provide participants with an understanding and appreciation of proper soccer skills and techniques.  Time will be devoted to basic skills and concepts important to the younger player will be taught in a positive atmosphere.

Under the direction of Ben Otterson, assistant Penn State York soccer coach, camp participants will learn the importance of proper preparation such as warm-up and stretching prior to participation as well as foundation skills and tactics. Otterson also stresses the importance of having fun while playing soccer. Otterson has a national and advanced national license for coaching soccer.

The fee for the five-day camp is $95 and includes the instruction and a camp T-shirt. Please be sure to register early to ensure your place in camp. For information or a brochure, call Penn State York at 717-505-8049; email Chris Beaverson, interim athletic director at Penn State York, at cab187@psu.edu or download the brochure at http://www2.yk.psu.edu/currentstudents/studentservices/athletics/forms/soccer-brochure-2012.pdf.

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Last Updated July 05, 2012