Somerville Youth Soccer is proud to introduce the Won World Soccer Camp, which is a one-week event that not only develops soccer skills but provides the opportunity for immersion of different language, geographical and cultural concepts that promote a diverse experience for underrepresented youth in the Somerville community entering Grades 1-4 this Fall.
Combining expert soccer training from college and high school coaches & players, Won World will also introduce participants to new academic and cultural experiences that help facilitate a sense of community. It’s not just about playing the game of soccer—we’re looking to help kids begin to play the game of life!
Activities that include basic language skills, storytelling, drawing and learning about other countries help promote a diverse background that will serve all attendees well. Studies in academic settings show that sports-based programs foster a sense of belonging. Kids who feel part of a community are more likely to participate in athletics and educational programs as they grow. That’s our mission.
About Coach Benjamin
Scott Benjamin has nearly four decades of coaching experience at the youth and collegiate levels. A youth soccer coach since the 1980’s, he has an Advanced National Coaching Diploma from United Soccer Coaches Association. Coach Benjamin has been a part of SYS for the last five years and served as the head coach of the Bunker Hill Community College men's soccer team for 17 years that won 10 regional championships, earned two final four finishes, and a runner-up finish in the NJCAA national championship tournament. A longtime camp counselor and clinician, Coach Benjamin is certified as a speaker for the Positive Coaching Alliance.
Additional Camp Information
Campers will receive official SYS gear from our partners at PUMA. Lunch will be provided throughout the week. An athletic trainer will be present at all times, and multiple cooling stations will be set up for all attendees throughout the session.
Registration is now open for the Won World Soccer Camp by visiting https://somervillesoccer.sportngin.com/register/form/182594138. Financial aid assistance is available upon request.
If you have questions or would like more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is open through Friday, August 12th.
When: August 22-26, 2022, 9:00 am-2:00 pm each day
Where: Conway Field, 560 Somerville Avenue
Camp Director: Scott Benjamin, former Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Bunker Hill Community College & SYS Grade 4 Girls travel coach
Who Can Attend: Boys & Girls entering Grades 1-4 this Fall
What To Bring: T-Shirt, Shorts, Socks, Shin Guards, Water Bottle (Lunch will be provided)
Cost: $175.00 per attendee/$325.00 for two siblings (Financial aid available)
Join the celebration and fun this Sunday, June 5th at the East Somerville Main Streets Carnaval 2022 from 2:00-6:00 pm! Somerville Youth Soccer is proud to partner with ESMS and looks forward to being a part of this year’s event!
Check us out on Broadway as we will have nets set up in the street for friendly games from 2:00-4:00 pm. Meet your friends, get a few pointers from our SYS coaches, and learn more about upcoming events that we have planned for the summer along with registration information for the Fall 2022 season!
For more information on the ESMS Carnaval, visit www.eastsomervillemainstreets.org or follow Carnaval on Twitter at @somerstreets.
See you on Sunday!