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Howard County Recreation & Parks offers soccer programs, camps and leagues for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to adult recreational players.

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Little Kickers- GOAL! Coaches provide a high energy, fun introduction to soccer. Little Kickers uses a creative, age appropriate curriculum to introduce basic soccer skills to kids including dribbling, passing and shooting while providing an entertaining and friendly atmosphere! Parents are also encouraged to follow the coach’s instructions to assist in the games and activities. Little Kickers has programs running for ages 3 and 4 year olds in the spring, fall and winter. Please contact Amanda Bartell, abartell@howardcountymd.gov or (410) 313-1694 for more information.

 

UK ELITE PETITE SOCCER
Howard County Recreation and Parks provides instructional clinics for children ages 2-5 through UK Elite Soccer, Inc. Classes meet for a 6-week session and are one hour long. We offer classes for both the beginner player. Classes are offered on the weekdays, weeknights or on Saturday mornings. More detailed information can be found in our seasonal guides under our soccer program offerings. For more information contact Susan Markovitz at 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcountymd.gov

After-School Soccer

The world’s most popular game awaits you. Boys and girls learn and improve

basic skills such as dribbling, trapping, shooting, passing, defense and team

play. Coaches use a variety of drills, games and scrimmages to make learning

fun and exciting. Meet outside school office; coaches escort players to field.

Info: Brian Wyman, 410-313-4705 or bwyman@howardcountymd.gov.

UK ELITE PETITE SOCCER and TECHNICAL PROGRAMS
Howard County Recreation and Parks provides instructional clinics for children ages 2-14 through UK Elite Soccer, Inc. Classes meet for a 6-week session and are one hour long. We offer classes for both the beginner player and for the more experienced player. Classes are offered on the weekdays, weeknights or on Saturday mornings. More detailed information can be found in our seasonal guides under our soccer program offerings.

For more information contact Susan Markovitz at 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcountymd.gov

Howard County Recreation and Parks provides youth soccer leagues in the spring, fall and winter for children ages 4-8. Each season is 8-10-week sessions, depending upon the season. The leagues are designed for beginners to advanced beginners. For the spring and fall seasons, players have one weeknight practice and one game on Saturday mornings/afternoons. The winter league meets only on Sunday afternoons. Volunteer coaches are needed and are required to be certified under Howard County Recreation and Parks Coaches Registry. More detailed information can be found in our seasonal guides under our soccer program offerings.

General Season Information:
Spring season: Plays April–early June; registration begins in December
Fall season: Plays late August–early November; registration begins in March
Winter season: Plays January–early March; registration begins in August

For more information contact Susan Markovitz at 410-313-4674 or samarkovitz@howardcountymd.gov

U.K. Elite Petite Mini Soccer Camps: 

3-4 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $115

U.K. Petite for children ages 3-4 offers young children the perfect introduction to the world’s most popular sport! Our unique "games based" approach to teaching soccer provides every child the opportunity to develop motor skills, social skills, coordination and general athletic ability in a stimulating, motivating, educational environment. Players receive a U.K.

Elite and HCRP Camp t-shirt and detailed player evaluation. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.  

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U.K. Elite Soccer Camps & Soccer Schools: 

5-14 yrs / 1 wk, start dates and prices below

U.K. Elite Soccer Camps (5-8 yrs) and U.K. Elite Soccer Schools (9-14 yrs) are action-packed camps designed to promote individualized learning of techniques and skills. U.K. Elite Soccer Camps (5-8 yrs) includes mass games, structured practices and World Cup tournaments ensuring maximum participation and fun. U.K. Elite Soccer School campers (9-14 yrs) are introduced to advanced technical skills and develop an understanding of

individual and group tactics. Our professional coaches ensure players have a memorable experience and improve their technical skills and tactical understanding of the game while have a great time. Campers receive a U.K. Elite and HCRP Camp t-shirt and detailed player evaluation. * Extend your hours with HC Summer Mix Camp - extended Camp option. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

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U.K. Elite, Travel Player Soccer School: 

8-14 yrs / 1 wk starting Jul 18 / $300

U.K. Elite Soccer Travel Player Schools are designed to push true travel soccer players1 beyond their comfort zone technically, tactically and functionally. Players improve their ability to perform at higher speeds of play. The curriculum is based on "best practice" from international player development programs, including technical stations and 3 vs. 3 & 4 vs. 4 small-sided conditioned and unconditioned scrimmages. Players are split into two age groups: 8-10 yrs and 11-14 yrs. Training is held on high-quality turf fields. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.  

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Pre-Season High School Training with U.K. Elite: 

Grades 9-12 (incoming) / 1 wk, start dates below / $158

Prepare for your high school season with U.K. Elite Soccer's professional British coaching staff. Let our professional coaches develop your technical skills, tactical understanding and PACE activities (Power, Acceleration, Co-ordination and Explosiveness) so that you are physically and mentally ready for the upcoming high school soccer season. Open to all incoming freshmen through seniors. Registration: 410-313-7275. Info: Patrick McGinnis, 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov.

 

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Baltimore Blast Soccer Academy: 

5-16 yrs / 1 wk, start dates below / $159

The Baltimore Blast Summer Soccer Camps are for youth players who desire to reach their full potential in all areas of their lives. Blast campers strive toward the improvement of soccer skills that form a solid foundation upon which they can continue to build on. In addition to the emphasis on soccer skills, Blast campers learn the game, enhance their soccer skills, interact with pro players and learn the values of teamwork, diversity, responsibility and sportsmanship. Fee includes a soccer ball, academy t-shirt, and four free youth tickets to different home Baltimore Blast games (mailed fall 2014, after team schedule announced). For more information, contact Patrick McGinnis at 410-313-4716 or pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov

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HCRP offers men's, women's and co-rec divisions in spring, summer, fall and winter.  Division options do vary by season; please visit the Adult Soccer League Page or contact Pat McGinnis, pmcginnis@howardcountymd.gov or (410) 313-4716 for more information.

2016 Soccer Tournaments - Howard County Recreation & Parks and UK Elite have teamed up to offer some exciting tournaments.  Click on links below for more information.

March 12-13 - Spring Classic

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December 3-4 - Winter Showcase

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December 3-4 - Winter Festival

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