EDUCO Select Camp

Santa Barbara Soccer Club is pleased to introduce EDUCO Select After-School Day-Camp – a perfect environment for SELECTED & INVITED advanced players, birth year s 2015 to 2012, to develop age and ability appropriate soccer skills in a challenging environment.  The Camp is designed to provide players on the competitive soccer pathway an opportunity to receive a developmental curriculum that is designed and delivered by professional coaches.  EDUCO Select provides an enhanced educational experience to developing players that encompasses the mental, physical, technical, and tactical aspects of the game of soccer. 

The camp is operating under Santa Barbara County Public Health guidelines for day-camps, EDUCO Select offers a safe and engaging environment for players of all levels. 

Ages. 2015 to 2012 birth year boys and girls

Level. Advanced ‘selected’ recreational (pre-club) players

Location. Girsh Park (7050 Phelps Road, Goleta, CA 93117)

Winter Dates. Thursdays, from December 3 to February 18 (10 weeks)

Note: No sessions (on Thursdays) during the weeks of December 21st & 28th (Winter Holiday).

3:30pm to 4:45pm 2015 to 2012 Boys & Girls

Rates. $175 per player for a 10-week program (participants must purchase a club training kit upon registration for $25 – Training kit can be used for subsequent EDUCO Select Camps / Programs through the 2020-21 Season)

Camp. Teaches players to develop an appetite for self improvement while teaching individual character traits and values. The characteristics integrated into our curriculum can be broken down into four main areas for analysis: Psychomotor, Cognitive, Psychosocial and Cognitive Development.

Staff. Our professional licensed coaches strives for excellence at all times by planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive age appropriate development plan.

Typical Camp Session. The program includes any of the below four pillars each week: Warm-Up, Session Topic, Character Development and Games.

Goals. Offer all motivated and talented youth players the opportunity to learn and develop both soccer and life skills in partnership with the highest quality professional coaches. Provide an opportunity for players to develop the necessary technique that is essential to the long-term growth and development of their game. We will organize, teach and discipline players to better understand the importance of a training regimen while creating com-fort with the ball. Players will be provided with a small-sided game environment that accentuates development and overall game understanding.

  • What to bring. Do not bring a ball. Wear proper soccer indoor flats, sneakers, cleats, wear shin guards and bring a water bot-tle. Wear your Santa Barbara SC issued practice uniform

  • Check in & out. Please arrive at class 15 minutes prior to the start of each session and pick-up promptly at completion

  • Required practice kit. Everyone child must wear Santa Barbara SC issue practice gear to each practice. Please select a size at registration.

  • COVID release form. Every player will need to complete a COVID-19 release form. Forms will be provided on the first day of camp, or can be found here.

  • Refund policy or cancellations. All payments are non-refundable unless Santa Barbara SC cancels the Developmental Clinics. Because we are offering only limited spots for this camp, refunds will only be offered in the event of medical reason (injury or illness) or any illness or potential exposure to COVID-19 that would preclude your player from attending camp.

To register (must first be selected to EDUCO by a SBSC staff/coach) you will need a TGS Parent Account. If you have not participated in a Santa Barbara Soccer Club program since April 1, 2020, you will need to create a new parent account. Parents who have one or more players currently trying out, or registered for a program in the 2020-21 Season will already have an account.

All EDUCO players (once selected) simply register for the players academy program for one day (Thursday’s).

Click Here to Create New Parent Account

Log In to your TGS Account & Register

Contact the Camp Director at educo@santabarbarasc.org