Bethesda Summer Camp (Ages 6-13)

Camp Overview

Price: $399

Players who played for a BSC U8-U12 team during the 2023-2024 season can use their free week of camp for this camp. 

Location: Richard Montgomery High School (Weeks 1-6; Field subject to change); and Washington Episcopal (Weeks 7-9).

Time: 8:30-2:00 PM

Join our World Class Bethesda SC Coaching Staff, plus our alumni who play collegiate soccer, as they will teach you the necessary technical skills and tactics to bring your game to the next level.  They will work on a variety of different strategies and techniques on how to score goals through 4v4 and 7v7 games to goal.

The final two weeks of camp are our Boys and Girls YDP Preseason Camp, designed for our YDP teams to get additional training ahead of the season.

Location: Richard Montgomery HS
Week 1: 6/17-6/21 (Off 6/19)
Week 2: 6/24-6/28
Week 3: 7/8-7/12 (Ekkono Participation)
Week 4: 7/15-7/19
Week 5: 7/22-7/26
Week 6: 7/29-8/2 (Ekkono Participation)
Washington Episcopal School (WES Turf Field)
Week 7: 8/5 -8/9
Week 8: 8/12-/8-16
Week 9: 8/19-/8-23

Evening Camp (Ages 9-19)

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Camp Overview

Price: $330

Location: Washington Episcopal School (WES) (Weeks 1-5)

Time: 5:00-7:00 PM

Ages: 9-19

General Information: Our Evening Camp is structured to give players the tools they need before the fall season. Players will work with our Bethesda coaching staff on tactics and specific in-game scenarios that players will typically face at the highest levels in travel soccer.

All Evening camps will be led by our Bethesda directors, Trevor Martin or Ellis Pierre.

Monday - Thursday

Week 1: 7/8-7/11 (Led by Ellis Pierre)
Week 2: 7/15-7/18 (Led by Trevor Martin)
Week 3: 7/22-7/25 (Led by Ellis Pierre)
Week 4: 8/12-8/15 (Led by Trevor Martin)
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Week 5: YDP (U7-U11) EVENING CAMP 8/20-8/23 (Led by Trevor Martin & Eric Tin)
Time: 5:00-7:00 PM
Location: Washington Episcopal School (BOYS)
Big Pines (GIRLS)

MLS NEXT Camp (Ages 13-19)

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Camp Overview

Price: $299

Location: Washington Episcopal School (WES)

Weeks: July 15th-18th, July 22nd-25th, and July 29th-August 1st

Time: 6:30-8:30 PM

Ages: 13-19

General Information: The Bethesda MLSNext coaching staff will lead four sessions each week, all of which will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The sessions will include the activities that we utilize with the MLSNext teams. This camp is open to rising ages U13 (2012)-U19 (2006).

For Questions on the MLS Next Camp, contact Derek Biss.

For Questions on the MLS Next Camp, contact Derek Biss, dbiss@bethesdasoccer.org.

EKKONO Camp (Ages 9-14)

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Camp Overview

Price: $325

Location: Richard Montgomery HS

Weeks: July 22nd-26th

Time: 9:00-12:00 PM

Ages: 9-14

General Information: WHAT IS EKKONO? The Ekkono Method, a well-regarded soccer training methodology, emphasizes fostering players who excel in game interpretation and decision-making. Conceived over 20 years ago by David Hernández and Carles Romagosa, it's a cognitive soccer training approach aiming to create "smart players" capable of finding intelligent solutions during play. The core objective is to ensure players can accurately interpret the game dynamics and respond effectively, enhancing their overall on-pitch performance. EKKONO IS A FOOTBALL TRAINING METHOD USED BY MORE THAN 40 PROFESSIONAL CLUBS, FOOTBALL FEDERATIONS, AND UNIVERSITIES ALL OVER THE WORLD.

Players that have trained under Ekkono: Christian Pulisic, Andi Sullivan, Cesc Fabregas, Jordi Alba

Clubs/Federations that have used their methodology: PSG, Pachuca, and the Japanese Federation.

High School Training Camp

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Camp Overview

Price: $325
Location: Richard Montgomery HS & Frost MS
Time: 8:30-12:00 PM
Ages: 14-17

General Information: Our High School Training Camp is structured for players to work with our Bethesda coaching staff on tactics and specific in-game scenarios.

Daily Schedule

830 AM-12 PM: High school kids can train with our coaching staff in the morning. They will do speed & agility workouts, technical/tactical drills, and play 7v7 games to goal.
Location: Richard Montgomery HS
Week 1: 6/17-6/21 (Off 6/19)
Week 2: 6/24-6/28
Week 3: 7/8-7/12
Week 4: 7/15-7/19
Week 5: 7/22-7/26
Week 6: 7/29-8/2
Washington Episcopal School (WES Turf Field)
Week 7: 8/5 -8/9
Week 8: 8/12-/8-16
Week 9: 8/19-/8-23

Juniors Camp

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Camp Overview

Price: $65/week (2 sessions) or $260 for 8 sessions (All four weeks)
Location: Richard Montgomery HS
Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Ages: 3-6
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

General Information: Soccer Juniors is Bethesda Soccer’s early childhood program aimed at instilling basic-level skills and a love for soccer. The program focuses on giving players the foundations of passing, dribbling, shooting, organization, and teamwork to apply it later in the older age groups. While the skill sessions are essential, so too is the aspect of fun. Players learn to enjoy the game in an environment that encourages learning and play. Campers are split up according to age group, and each camp session will include games, exercises, and small-sided scrimmages.

Camp Dates

Location: Richard Montgomery HS
Session Dates
7/9 & 7/11
7/16 & 7/18
7/23 & 7/25
7/30 & 8/1

For more information on our Soccer Juniors Program, please contact our Juniors Director, Liz Robinson at lrobinson@bethesdasoccer.org 

Goalkeeper Camp

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Camp Overview

Price: $299

Location: Richard Montgomery

Dates:

June 24th-June 28th
July 8th-July 12th
July 22nd – July 26th

Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open to BSC and non-BSC Boys and Girls Players

General Information: Our Goalkeeper Camp is for players ages ten and up who want to enhance their skills or gain more experience with the position. Campers will work with Zach Wideman, AU Goalkeeper coach, and Derek Biss, BSC GK Director, on their technical skills and in-game intuition.

For Questions on the GK Camp, contact Derek Biss, dbiss@bethesdasoccer.org.

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Camp Overview

Price: $375

Location: Elizabeth Seton HighSchool

Dates:

June 17-21

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

General Information: The camp will provide players with a rounded soccer experience, covering various soccer techniques, skills, and tactics. Players will be challenged appropriately while receiving instruction in a fun, positive environment!

For more information, please get in touch with Parnell Hegngi at phegngi@bethesdasoccer.org

Questions?

If you have any questions about our Summer Camp Program, please check out our Summer Camp Guide.

Contact our Summer Camp Director, Tyler Martin, at camp@bethesdasoccer.org. For all billing questions please get in touch with the Bethesda SC Front Office at office@bethesdasoccer.org