July 2018

2018 Plaid Premier Youth Soccer Camp

07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 ~ Monday - Friday Registration Ends: 08/03/2018$210.00 - $300.00 | Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Our camp is designed for soccer players (boys and girls) of all levels from ages 5 to 14 years old. Coaches will use individual exercises and small sided games to improve soccer technique while having fun. Our camp will also feature soccer videos and indoor futsal. The cost of camp includes a daily lunch in our dining hall, t-shirt, and the use of a variety of campus facilities.



$300.00 ... Full Day Camper

$210.00 ... Half Day Campers

Half Day Campers will attend the first half of camp and depart after lunch. A more detailed schedule will be provided upon registration.



A 10% is available for all CMU employees.  Please email jvelotta@andrew.cmu.edu with your CMU employee email account for your discount code to use at checkout.


Camp Staff

Brandon Bowman (Camp Director) Head Mens Soccer Coach, Carnegie Mellon University

Jonathan Velotta (Co-Director) Assistant Mens Soccer Coach, Carnegie Mellon University

Scott Backus Mens Soccer Goalkeeper Coach, Carnegie Mellon University

*Other staff members will include current mens soccer player from Carnegie Mellon University team
*For more information on the camp staff, please click THIS LINK


Tentative Daily Schedule 9:00am-3:00pm Daily

09:05am ... Meet in center circle for daily camp intro

09:15am ... Large group technical warm up

09:45am ... Break in to age specific skill/game stations

11:00am ... Small-sided games

11:45am ... Depart for lunch (Hosted in Tartan Pavilion, right next to soccer field)

12:45pm ... Group 1 goes swimming while group 2 watches soccer videos

01:15pm ... Group 2 goes swimming while group 1 watches soccer videos

01:45pm ... Daily competition

02:15pm ... Full Sided Games

03:00pm ... Check-out

*Campers under the age of 8 who stay the full day will have a slightly altered schedule, involving more games. 


What to Bring

  • Age appropriate size soccer ball
  • Soccer gear (cleats, shin guards, shirt, shorts, etc)
  • Water bottle (Water will be provided throughout the day)
  • Flat shoes, sandals to walk to lunch and inside any campus facilities
  • Snacks (if lunch wont get a camper through the day)
  • Swim trunks and a towel



All campers must be signed in daily by a parent, guardian, or assigned adult (please notify the staff if someone other than parent/guardian is picking up a camper). This process will take place at the circle area just outside the soccer field (near Margaret Morrison Street).


Waiver Information

Please be sure to fill it out, have a parent or guardian sign it, and bring the form with you to registration. You are not allowed to participate without the completed medical form. If you prefer to send it in early, just sign and email it to me or fax it to 412.268.3099, Attention Jonathan Velotta. Download Waiver



Carnegie Mellon University 
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Miscellaneous Information

Refund Policy

Cancellations 7 days or more days prior to camp will be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations within 7 days of camp will be charged a $50 processing fee for upfront costs incurred by the camp. All refunds will be processed after the conclusion of camp.


Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.