Frequently Asked Questions

General:

How can I get in touch with the camp?

Check out our Contact Us page for Phone, Email and Mailing addresses.

Where is the camp based? What facilities are used for the Steamboat Soccer Academy?

All SSA camps are be based at the Alpine Campus of Colorado Mountain College.

Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs
1275 Crawford Avenue
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

More: Residence life at CMC

When and where is check-in/check-out?

Check-in and check-out will occur in Hill Hall on the Colorado Mountain College where the overnight participants will reside. See Map/Directions page in the pre-camp packet.

Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs
1275 Crawford Avenue
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Estimate Check-In times (check your camper packet for exact time and dates):

  • The day your camp starts: 12-2:00pm

Check-Out Times:

  • Day your Camp ends 12:00pm-1:30pm

Is there a sample schedule of the training session online?

Check out this Complete Sample Performance Camp Schedule. Final official schedules will be sent to registered campers by email in their camper packet and available for download online the week before your camp.

Is there specific Goalkeeping training?

Yes. Our goalkeeper’s participants will train with our goalkeeper coaches in specific cutting-edge GK training sessions. All goalkeepers will also be integrated with the field players for match games and small-sided competitions. GK trainers/coaches will work with all goalkeepers during these games on proper warm-ups and game evaluations.

Do boys and girls train together?

All players are put into groups based on session, age, and gender when they first arrive at camp. For the younger players(8-13), the boys train with boys and the girls with girls. For some high school age(14-19) sessions, we have some limited co-ed tactical training sessions.

What is the advantage of Steamboat Soccer Academy vs a Collegiate Camp?

Steamboat Soccer Academy will offer the best learning environment possible in an awesome mountain location with the best staff available. Collegiate camps will be taught by the Coaches from the University and that university's players. This may mean only one style of play is being taught. The learning experience will not be as dynamic and diverse as it is at Steamboat Soccer Academy. If you want to be noticed by that particular Coach then going to their camp will give you direct exposure to him/her, their playing and coaching methods and the opportunity to experience the campus life at that particular institution.

How long has Steamboat Soccer Academy been conducting camps?

The Summer of 2018 will mark the 24th year of running camps in Colorado.

What is the best way to get to Steamboat Springs if I am traveling from out of state?

Steamboat is a world-class resort destination. If you are not within a relatively easy car drive and would prefer to travel by air we recommend that you contact our partners at Steamboat Reservations and Travel to assist your needs. Please call them Toll-Free at 1-800-752-8911 or Email address: info@steamboattravel.com. We have had participants attend our camp from 25 states and 5 different countries and Steamboat Reservations and travel have helped them every step of the way.

The Local Airport code is HDN (Hayden/Steamboat) and shuttles to Steamboat form the airport (20-minutes) are available from Steamboat Taxi. Also, players can fly into Denver International Airport (DEN) and Steamboat Taxi offers twice a day shuttles to Steamboat (4-hour shuttle ride).

I found out all my friends are in another session. Can I change the session that I am attending to join them?

Changes are allowed if the room is available the session you are hoping to transfer into. There is a $25 administration fee to move campers from one session to another. If you purchased SSA Cancelation Insurance, this $25 fee is waived. If you upgrade to more sessions or to a more costly session (Day Camper to Day Camper Plus or Residential) no extra fees will be charged.

I am a day camper; can I attend more than one 4-day camp session?

Absolutely, just register for each Performance Session you would like to attend. Bonus, you get an extra t-shirt with each registration!

Do you have any specials if I bring my team to train?

Yes! We do offer a deal for teams who sign up together with 8 players or more from a single team. Find out more: Team Discount Program

Do you have trainers or medical staff at your camp if I get injured?

Yes. We have a dedicated trainer available each day and will work with all of the campers if they are needed.

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Resident Camper Questions:

How are the students grouped in the rooms?

The Students are paired-up in the rooms with someone their own gender and as close in age as possible, unless they request a roommate.

How many campers stay in each room?

Rooms available are doubles, triples and quads.

How can I request a roommate?

There is a space for roommates on our application for such requests. We will attempt to honor any roommate request if we are able. Both students must request each other and only each other for us to be able to honor that roommate request.

What kind of supervision is provided for the participants off the field between sessions and overnight?

All participants are supervised at all times in the residence halls by SSA Camp Counselors (current male and female collegiate soccer players), as well as, other Academy staff and Colorado Mountain College Staff.

How are the boys and girls housed at camp?

There are separate dorms floors/wings for the boys and girls at camp. The boy’s dorm area is off limits to the girls and vice versa. Female staff stays in the same area as the female students and male staff stays in the same area as the male students.

How much cash should a residential player bring?

Participants do not have to bring any money, however, things that you might want to use the money for include the Camp Store, coin-operated laundry machines, or to purchase pizza slices in the evenings from Clyde's Pies Food Truck. Some vendors do not accept credit cards or mobile payments, so be sure to provide your players with a little cash to make things easiest.

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