This camp is specifically designed for beginner players aged 4-6 years old. Focused on movement, basic skills, and teamwork all while learning to love the game of soccer.
The academy camp is our most popular camp, catered towards players of all levels of experience (Players will be grouped by age and ability). This camp focuses on developing skills and using those skills in game-like situations. The camp features specific skill training in the morning and small game play in the afternoon.
Our futsal camp is hosted by Coach Andy Warner and is excellent for developing skills used in the game of futsal. This camp provides an excellent learning environment all while beating the summer heat. This camp features Futsal specific tactical and technical training in the morning and then Futsal games in the afternoon.
This camp is solely focused on developing the strikers and goalkeepers of the future. Each player will develop critical skills needed for their respective positions. After developing their respective positions in the morning, players will then come together for some healthy competition!
Our highest level camp designed for competitive level players wanting to take their game to the next level. Coaches from the Schalke 04 "knappenschmiede" training academy join us from Germany to work with our players. This camp is limited to only the first 60 players that register.
This camp will have three distinctions, a competitive group, a Jr. Academy group and a recreational group. All will train in a small group environment to maximize player/coach interactions and touches on the ball.
Recreational groups will focus on the fundamentals of soccer; learning to dribble with our head up, introduce the push pass, fundamental receiving techniques, finishing (scoring goals) as well as playing fun skill games and fostering a love for the sport.
Jr. Academy groups will focus on fundamentals with the addition or basic tactical knowledge. Players will discuss specific positions in the 5v5 and 7v7 format as well as continuing to cement those core skills that have come to embody our Jr. Academy program: Push pass and receiving, movement on and off of the ball, heads up dribbling, trigger touches, varied types of finishing as well as developing creativity and two-footedness. Jr. Academy groups are for current or prospective Jr. Academy
Competitive groups will focus on getting our players back in shape before the seasons start up and pushing our players to the next level. Getting as many touches as possible with daily focuses on changing direction/pace, team tactics, striking technique (driven, instep and outside of the boot). These sessions are specifically designed to train creativity and two-footedness in our ASG athletes.
Maclay has issued a set of guidelines for our summer camps to abide by, it is as follows:
Please pull into the Webster Center Circle between 8:20 and 8:35. Do not get out of the car. Someone will be there to walk your child to the field and get them checked in. If you arrive late, call 850 528-7578 and someone will come to your vehicle to get your child.
Children will be kept in groups of 4 – 8, by size and ability. They will stay with the same group throughout the day, including those joining aftercare. Each group will have 1 adult teacher and possibly an Upper School Student volunteer.
This camp will work only on skills. There will be no games that include contact of any kind. With this in mind, we will not be able to play a regular game.
Students will be asked to wash and sanitize hands each often, as well as before and after each activity.
All Maclay employees and volunteers will wear face masks while working. Maclay will provide at least one mask to all employees and volunteers. Masks will be optional for students/campers.
Please have you child bring their own personal item and storage box/pencil bag to keep the smaller items in.
All shared equipment will be cleaned and sanitized nightly, including playground equipment.
For those staying for lunch, it will be served in carry out containers. Campers will remain in the same group they were in and isolated from other groups.
Please pull into the Webster Center Circle between 1:50 and 2:00 PM. Do not get out of the car. Someone will be there to walk yourr child to the field and get them checked in. If you arrive late, call 850 528-7578 and someone will come to your vehicle to get your child.
Parents please pull up to the Lower School office south doors between 2:40 and 2:50. Do not get out of the car. Maclay Staff will be there to radio your child’s classroom & walk your child to you. If you need to pick up early, please call 850 893-2138 and we will have your child walked out to you.
Please pull up to the Dining Hall east doors (facing the grass parking lot) between 5:00 and 5:30. Do not get out of the car. Maclay Staff will be there to radio for your child to be escorted out to your vehicle. If you arrive before 5:00 please call 850 894 -0908