A few openings available for Nor'easters Summer Vacation Camp

Sign up today for the final week: August 1-5

The last week will take place over five days and splits the players into different age groups and similar abilities.

OCEAN CITY, NJ - There are still three weeks remaining in the Ocean City Nor’easters annual Summer Vacation Soccer Camps are back helping kids learn the game of soccer in a competitive and fun way.

Parents can give their kids a chance to learn the game from top notch coaches as the summer heads down the home stretch. Kids can sign up for an individual session (week) or all of them.

"Camp has been a great success this summer," said co-camp director Christos Economopoulos. "All our kids are having fun while learning to play the game. With our new facilities this year it had given us the platform to progress to the next level of our soccer camp." 

Each remaining camp session (Weeks of July 18-22, July 25-29, Aug. 1-5) will take place over five days and splits the players into different age groups and similar abilities. Mini Stormers, which is for ages 3 - 6 years old and the session hours will be 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. The other age group will be the Lil' Stormers group, which is for ages 7 - 14 years and its session’s group hours will be 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Every camper will get a Nor'easters season ticket as well as a soccer ball and t-shirt.

Any campers interested in attending need to remember to bring water, sun screen and snacks.

Ocean City Nor’easters assistant coaches Arthur "Skip" Roderick and Christos Economopoulos are the camp directors.

"We are proud to be the only camp in South Jersey that is able to provide campers with some of the top coaches in the country,” said Nor'easters general manager Kevin Nuss. “The camp also provides the unique experience of working with the next generation of professional players."

Also, assisting in the camps will be players from the Nor’easters roster, who will be providing their expertise in teaching the campers the proper way of learning how to play the game of soccer. The Ocean City Nor’easters have a long history of players taking their game to the next level. To date, more than 50 players have moved on to play the game professionally both in the United States and abroad. Some of those players are playing the game locally with Ken Tribbett and John McCarthy both playing for the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer.

"It's been an amazing soccer summer camp," said Nor'easters captain Fraser Colmer. "There's been so many great kids and we've had a lot of fun. It's always a good sign when see kids signing up for multiple weeks, so we see a lot of familiar faces from week to week."

This is a great opportunity for kids to learn how to play soccer, get exercise, and make friends. While there are many activities for kids to do this summer, the Nor’easters Summer Vacation Soccer Camp provide a memorable experience for all children.

For more information on the summer camps, they can contact camps@oceancityfc.com or call (609) 432-8271.

 

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The Ocean City Nor’easters is a professionally run amateur soccer club with the focus of developing, educating and promoting soccer, health and leadership. Located in Ocean City, New Jersey, “America’s Greatest Family Resort”, the Nor’easters provide quality entertainment to families throughout the Tri-State area and the thousands of visitors every summer.

The Nor’easters organization was established in 1996 and made Carey Stadium, in Ocean City, NJ, its permanent home in 2005. Competing in North America’s top amateur league, the Premier Development League (PDL), the Nor’easters provide the highest level of soccer in Southern New Jersey. The 65-team PDL is the 4th level of soccer in the United States, below the professional leagues; Major League Soccer (MLS), North American Soccer League (NASL) and United Soccer League (USL). As part of the PDL, the Nor’easters’ have the sixth-best overall record since joining the league in 2003 and have upset five professional teams in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, third-most of any amateur team in the country. Ocean City players have the ability to compete during the summer months in a professional environment while maintaining their collegiate eligibility and pursuing their academic goals.

 

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