Columbus Parks & Recreation Youth Soccer Camps

There are a variety of youth soccer camps offered through the Columbus Parks & Recreation Department and our partners.

Columbus Youth Soccer Camp (Flyer PDF)
Dates:  June 1 – 5
Time:  9am – 10:30am
Price:  $70 (register by May 18 to receive $10 discount)
Location:  Dick Wigh Soccer Complex (1550 Whitney Court)
Description:  The Columbus Youth Soccer Camp is led by the Columbus East High School boy’s soccer coach, Brad Barber.  The camp goes over the basics of soccer in addition some more advanced skills and game play strategy. The camp is for individuals ages 5 – 13 and takes place at Blackwell Park/Dick Wigh Soccer Complex.
Registration:  Apr 6 – May 27 at 5:00pm

Challenger Sports International Soccer Camps (Flyer PDF)

Dates:  June 15 – 19 (week 1)  |  July 13 – 17 (week 2)
Times: Varies (June 15-19  |  July 13-17)
Price:  Varies (June 15-19  |  July 13-17)
Location:  Dick Wigh Soccer Complex (1550 Whitney Court)
Challenger Sports, the leading soccer camp company in North America is excited to announce the launch of a brand new, innovative fully integrated soccer camp that will accelerate the learning process of young players! Challenger has combined the most popular elements of their two existing industry-leading camp programs, British Soccer and TetraBrazil, and has integrated them with a collection of the most effective soccer practices used by youth teams around the world.

The new camp will be the Challenger International Soccer Camp and reflect the truly global nature of the sport today and will provide young players with a wide variety of coaching styles, practices, and influences that will help them develop a well-rounded skill set. We have taken the best coaching methodologies and practices from England, Brazil, Spain, USA and France have woven them together in a multi-faceted on and off-field coaching experience.
Registration: Jan 1 – June 15 (week 1)  |  Jan 1 – July 13 (week 2) Late fees apply if registering within ten days of the first day of camp. 

Chicago Fire Soccer Camp (Flyer PDF)
Chicago Fire FC LogoAges: 6-14
Dates:  Jul 20 – Jul 24
Times:  8am-9am (Little Sparks 3-5 yrs), 9am-12pm (Fire Camp 6-9 yrs), or 9am-12pm (Fire Camp 10-14 yrs)
Price:  $85 (60 min camp) or $140 (180 min camp)
Location:  Dick Wigh Soccer Complex (1550 Whitney Court)
Kick-off your summer by signing up to a Chicago Fire Soccer Camp in partnership with Columbus Parks and Recreation Department, which was listed as one of the top 12 “Totally Cool Summer Camps” in Chicago Parent Magazine! Play, learn, train and have fun with our passionate, certified Chicago Fire FC community coaches in a week-long soccer experience filled with technical foot skills, small-sided games, and scrimmages.

As part of the camp experience, every participant will receive a camp t-shirt, player evaluation, and a ticket to attend our unique ‘Graduation Day’ event before a Chicago Fire FC game at our new home, Soldier Field! A once in a lifetime opportunity to play on the main field at Soldier Field just like the Chicago Fire FC first team!

Programs are suitable for children of all ages and abilities, but spaces are limited!
Registration: Jan 20 – Jul 17 at 10:00pm with limited space available on-site (Register Online)