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Juniors & Pre-Travel Programs

JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM  --SUMMER 2021 CAMP NOW OPEN

 

JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM -Ages 8 and under

Our NSA Juniors program began over 25 years ago as one of the first of its kind in the area for early youth soccer programs. Our Juniors program is for young players to learn the stages, skills and love for soccer.  

 

Junior Development Program

The first step along the NSA developmental pathway is our Junior Development Program.  The program is designed for children 8 and younger and focuses solely on elements of ball control where a 1 to 1 player to ball ratio is emphasized. 

This stage also known as "Me & My Ball" stays within the cognitive limits of the youngest players.  Each individual is introduced to the game of soccer through the usage of skill based games creating a FUN and engaging learning environment. 

Creativity and maximizing touches on the ball are strongly encouraged throughout the sessions. The skills learned at this stage will aid in each player's confidence on the ball and help them along their developmental soccer journey.

 

All players will be taught by our professional, experienced and licensed coaches , which makes our program unique since you will receive quality training from a coach with 20+ years of coaching experience! These trainings are taught in a positive environment and are valuable for any child that wants to bridge the gap from park district recreational soccer before entering into our Pre Travel program, our travel soccer teams or simply to learn new skills and become a better all around player.

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The focus of NSA's Junior Development Program:

  • Having FUN within an engaging learning environment
  •  Ball control with a 1 to 1 player to ball ratio
  • "Me & My Ball" teaching to fit the early cognitive development of EACH player
  • Introducing  Soccer through fun skill based games  
  • Creativity and maximizing touches on the ball
  • Instill player confidence and development
  • Social and listening skills
  • Team Work

 

Testimonial: Amanda Barnes

This  program has prepared my son to enter the next stages of soccer. He is now able to take all of the fundamental skills he has learned and transfer them into travel soccer with NSA. This is an ideal program for all players looking to enter the next phase of their career.

CostSpring/Fall: $105 for nine training sessions and it includes an NSA Juniors Academy shirt

Summer camp: $110 for four 2 hour sessions and includes a camp shirt. Registration is through the Naperville Park District's Summer Camp guide 

Winter 1 and 2: $105 for six training sessions and includes a shirt

Covid 19 CDC guidelines followed 

PRE TRAVEL PROGRAM

PRE TRAVEL PROGRAM -AGES 6-10

NSA's Pre Travel program is the next step in the development for our youngest soccer players. It is a 10 week program that has training sessions twice per week and includes at least 5 games with local area clubs.

This program is designed to run seasonally with sessions in the Fall, Winter and Spring. Players need only commit for the 2-3 months at a time and it is the perfect bridge to full travel soccer and tryouts each year for our U8 and older teams.

Cost is $250 in Fall and Spring and $300 for winter indoor. Uniforms are only $30 for the basic NSA Pre Travel kit.

JUNIORS CAMP Ages 5-10

2021 SUMMER CAMP!

June 14th week, Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m.

 

Location: Gartner Park

524 W. Gartner Road, Naperville, 60540

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!! 

Click the link above for the easy registration through the Naperville Park District Summer Camp guide

FALL 2021 - Ages 5-8

FALL SESSION

Mondays from 4:15 p.m. -- 5:00 p.m.

Dates:  August 23rd through October 25th  

 

Location: Mill Street School, Naperville, 60563

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Click the registration link above for the easy registration through Team Snap