Timbers summer soccer camps in full swing

PORTLAND, Ore.The Timbers summer soccer camps are in full swing. Dozens of kids have taken advantage of the professional instruction provided by Timbers players and coaches. Sign up today for one of the four remaining camps in the greater-Portland area.
 
The Timbers’ summer soccer camps, presented by Nike, are open to kids ages 8-14 and designed to improve skills and help generate a better understanding of the game in a fun and educational environment.
 
There are four total camps remaining on the Timbers 2008 summer camp schedule, including a high school prep camp for older players ages 13-18 and two camps with a goalkeeping focus. The high school prep camp will take place at PGE Park and is geared to help players prepare for the high school season this fall.
 
The two remaining camps with a goalkeeping focus also include the same field instruction as the other camps, but will allow those who play or would like to play goalkeeper the opportunity to learn and develop those skills as well.
 
2008 Timbers Summer Camp Schedule:
July 21-24 – at Athey Creek Middle School from 1-4 p.m.
Goalkeeping focus available
 
August 4-7 – at Gresham High School, 1-4 p.m.
Goalkeeping focus available
 
August 18-21 – PGE Park, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon
 
High School Prep Camp (Open to players ages 13-18)
July 29-31 – PGE Park, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
 
In addition to 12 hours of professional instruction, campers also receive an official Nike camp t-shirt and soccer ball, a ticket to an upcoming Timbers match and the experience of a lifetime. Camp costs $150 per player - click here for more information or to sign up online.
 
For more information, contact soccer camp coordinator Brad Nicholson at (503) 553-5428 or bnicholson@pgepark.com.