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YDP Winter Development Camp (2018-2014)

No tryout required, players of all abilities welcome! The program is a great way to build up skills if you are interested in joining one of our teams in the Spring. Two practices each week at Buckman, structured as a 6-week camp. There are no games associated with this program.

Our YDP Winter Development Camp is open to players born 2014-2018 and will run Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6pm at Buckman Field in SE Portland from November 27 - January 17. There will be no camp during Winter Break (12/18 - 1/2) and MLK Day (1/15), see full schedule below.

Details & Registration

  • Registration Deadline: November 15th

  • Location: Buckman Field

  • Time: Mondays & Wednesdays from 5-6pm (see dates below).

  • Cost: $155 per player ($25 late registration fee after 11/15)

  • Refunds: 70% before 11/15, no refunds after registration deadline

Camp Schedule

  • Week 1 (Mon. 11/27 & Wed. 11/29) - 1v1 attacking

  • Week 2 ( Mon. 12/4 & Wed. 12/6) - 1v1 attacking

  • Week 3 (Mon. 12/11 & Wed. 12/13) - Attacking in pairs

  • No Training Winter Break (12/18 - 1/2)

  • Week 4 (Wed. 1/3) - Defending in pairs

  • Week 5 (Mon. 1/8 & Wed. 1/10) - Attacking with three

  • No Training MLK Jr. Day (1/15)

  • Week 6 (Wed. 1/17) - Defending with three For most weeks, sessions will be split into three parts: small sided games (1v1, 2v1, 2v2, etc.), camp games (games to engage the players in the day's topic) and age appropriate larger side games. To engage all players from the start of camp we will begin with the basics of attacking and defending and build from there, spending two sessions, or one week, on a topic before moving on to the next.

What should my player wear & bring?

  • Weather appropriate clothing (shorts, socks, top, rain jacket, hat), PCU uniform not required

  • Cleats*

  • Shinguards*

  • Ball* (player’s name/phone number written legibly in sharpie)

  • Water Bottle* (player’s name/phone number written legibly in sharpie)

*These items do not need to be purchased through Tursi Soccer, but PCU players receive a 15% discount on all additional purchases made in the Tursi store including cleats, balls and shinguards.


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What Other Programs Do You Offer for This Age Group?

Club Membership Options - Youth Development Program (U8-U10)

In our Youth Development Program (YDP), players born 2014-2017 will be challenged through fun games and team interaction. This program prepares players for competitive soccer and improves recreational players' skills. Whether this is your first time with PCU or you are a returning player from the Summer/Fall season, this is a great way to continue to get players involved and engaged in soccer.

The engaging, age appropriate program focuses on the early development of individual players with an emphasis on:

  • Teamwork and Competition, introduced at a developmentally appropriate level

  • Technical Skills & Body Mechanics

  • Tactical Knowledge & Decision Making

  • Individual Growth & Communication

Spring Membership (February-April): $350 per player

  • ​​​Tryouts are held in late-January

  • Two practices each week at Buckman Field Park.

  • Spring league games through OYSA on Sundays in February, March, & April in the Portland Metro Area.

Summer-Fall Membership (May-November): $650 per player

  • Tryouts are held in May

  • Two practices each week at Buckman Field Park.

  • Summer tournaments and jamborees in June, July, & August in the Portland Metro Area: Beaverton 4v4 (June), PCU Summer Classic (July), PCU Rose City Classic (August).

  • Fall league games through OYSA on Sundays in September, October, & November in the Portland Metro Area.

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