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The Chicago Red Stars Academy provides soccer-specific camps and clinics to athletes in and around the Chicagoland area. The Chicago Red Stars Academy's mission is to create an inclusive, challenging, and inspiring atmosphere for young female athletes to thrive. We aim to help athletes build confidence, leadership skills, and personal growth through the game of soccer.

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2024 Camp Schedule

ALL
ELITE
POSITIONAL
PARK DISTRICT
SATELLITE
RESIDENTIAL
Match DAY CLINIC
May 12
1:30pm-2:45pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
May 25
3:30pm-4:45pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
June 8
TBD

Match Day Clinic - MORE INFO COMING SOON

Wrigley Field
Gallagher Way
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Birth Years
2011-2017
June 10 - June 14
Half Day: 9am - 12pm
Full Day: 9am - 4pm

Red Stars Academy at North Central College

Naperville, IL
North Central College
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
June 24 - June 28
9am - 12pm

Red Stars Academy & Game On! Camp at Walt Disney Magnet School

Chicago, IL
Walt Disney Magnet School
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 6
9:00am-10:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
July 8 - July 12
9am - 12pm

Red Stars Academy at Glen Ellyn Park District

Glen Ellyn Park, IL
Ackerman Park
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Birth Years
2010-2017
July 15 - July 19
9am - 12pm

Goalkeeper Camp I

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 15 - July 19
9am - 12pm

Golden Boot Academy I

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 19 - July 21
Overnight

Residential Camp at North Central College

Naperville, IL
North Central College
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Girls Birth Years
2008-2013
July 22 - July 26
9am - 12pm

Red Stars Academy & Game On! Camp at Walt Disney Magnet School

Chicago, IL
Walt Disney Magnet School
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 29 - August 2
9am - 12pm

Golden Boot Academy II

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 29 - August 2
9am - 12pm

Goalkeeper Camp II

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
August 5 - August 9
Half Day: 9am - 12pm
Full Day: 9am - 4pm

Red Stars Academy at Intentional Sports

Chicago, IL
Intentional Sports
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
september 8
2:00pm-3:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
September 21
5:30pm-6:45pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
September 29
2:00pm-3:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
October 12
1:00pm-2:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
November 3
11:00am-12:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
Competition Level:

Competitive, Highly Competitive

Camps:

Summer Kickoff, Downers Grove, World Cup Kickoff, Elite SeatGeek, Preseason Academy

Description:

The Chicago Red Stars Elite Soccer Academy provides an immersive experience for young female athletes. Led by current Red Stars staff, coaches, and players, the program focuses on a full day structure, much like collegiate and professional players, with an emphasis on improving technical ability and tactical awareness. The experience includes multi-day sessions, game film, nutrition and healthy eating for the female athlete, plyometric mobility, recovery, outside speakers, team building and leadership exercises. Campers will receive a Red Stars Academy T-Shirt and other Red Stars swag!

June 10 - June 14
Half Day: 9am - 12pm
Full Day: 9am - 4pm

Red Stars Academy at North Central College

Naperville, IL
North Central College
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
August 5 - August 9
Half Day: 9am - 12pm
Full Day: 9am - 4pm

Red Stars Academy at Intentional Sports

Chicago, IL
Intentional Sports
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
Competition Level:

All levels welcome (Recreational, Competitive, Highly Competitive)

Camps:

Golden Boot Academy, Goalkeeper Academy

Description:

The Chicago Red Stars Golden Boot Academy is specifically designed for strikers and attacking-minded players, with a focus on shooting technique, skill development and tactical awareness in the final third. The staff will put players through a challenging and comprehensive, age/level appropriate training program that provides repetition and ideas in attacking moments. Campers will receive a Red Stars Academy T-Shirt and other Red Stars swag!

The Chicago Red Stars Goalkeeper Academy is specifically designed for female goalkeepers with a focus on the technical and tactical side of the game that are required to be a top-level goalkeeper! The staff will put goalkeepers through a challenging and comprehensive, age/level appropriate work out to give the players an edge over their competition! Campers will receive a Red Stars Academy T-Shirt and other Red Stars swag!

July 15 - July 19
9am - 12pm

Golden Boot Academy I

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 15 - July 19
9am - 12pm

Goalkeeper Camp I

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 29 - August 2
9am - 12pm

Golden Boot Academy II

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 29 - August 2
9am - 12pm

Goalkeeper Camp II

Woodridge, IL
Woodridge ARC
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
Competition Level:

All levels welcome (Recreational, Competitive, Highly Competitive)

Camps:

 Lycée Francais de Chicago, Oak Park, Glen Ellyn, Game on! Sports Camp 4 Girls, Midlothian 

Description:

Challenge yourself with a more intense and competitive soccer camp experience with the Chicago Red Stars. Red Stars Academy Park District camps are led by current Red Stars Academy staff, players, and coaches. We aim to provide a professional, fun and welcoming environment for girls to cultivate new skills while further developing and mastering current strengths. The camp curriculum focuses on foot skills, passing/receiving, and finishing techniques that allow players to be successful in game situations. Campers will receive a Red Stars Academy T-Shirt and other Red Stars swag!

June 24 - June 28
9am - 12pm

Red Stars Academy & Game On! Camp at Walt Disney Magnet School

Chicago, IL
Walt Disney Magnet School
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
July 8 - July 12
9am - 12pm

Red Stars Academy at Glen Ellyn Park District

Glen Ellyn Park, IL
Ackerman Park
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Birth Years
2010-2017
July 22 - July 26
9am - 12pm

Red Stars Academy & Game On! Camp at Walt Disney Magnet School

Chicago, IL
Walt Disney Magnet School
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Girls Birth Years
2010-2017
Competition Level:

All levels welcome (Recreational, Competitive, Highly Competitive)

Camps:

 Madison, Milwaukee

Description:

The Chicago Red Stars Soccer Academy offers satellite camps that take place outside of the Chicagoland area. We aim to provide a professional, fun and welcoming environment for girls to cultivate new skills while further developing and mastering current strengths. The camp curriculum works on foot skills, passing, and finishing techniques that allow players to be successful in game situations. Red Stars Academy satellite camps are led by current Red Stars Academy staff, players, and coaches. Campers will receive a Red Stars Academy T-Shirt and other Red Stars swag!

Competition Level:

Competitive, Highly Competitive

Camps:

Benedictine

Description:

The Chicago Red Stars Residential Camp offers young female athletes an immersive soccer-specific experience. Our program is structured in the same way that collegiate and professional players are, with an emphasis on improving technical ability and tactical awareness. Red Stars Academy residential camps are led by current Red Stars Academy staff, players, and coaches. Campers will receive a Red Stars Academy T-Shirt and other Red Stars swag! There are two options: residential and commuter. Residential campers will spend two nights at North Central College and will receive seven meals (Lunch/Dinner on July 19, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner on July 20, Breakfast/Lunch on July 21). Commuting campers will arrive at 8:45 a.m. each day and be picked up at 8:00 p.m. from the stadium turf field. Commuters will be provided with lunch each day. 

July 19 - July 21
Overnight

Residential Camp at North Central College

Naperville, IL
North Central College
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Girls Birth Years
2008-2013
Competition Level:

Competitive, Highly Competitive

Camps:

April 29, May 7, May 27, June 10, June 18, July 1, July 29, August 5, October 15

Description:

The Chicago Red Stars Academy hosts one-hour clinics that are held prior to selected Red Stars home matches. Match Day Clinics are led by current Red Stars Academy staff and coaches, putting participants through drills and technical training aimed at improving individual ball control. In addition, players will take part in small-sided soccer games designed to maximize ball touches. The clinic will conclude with a 15-minute Q&A with a current Red Stars player(s).

*Match Day Clinic includes purchase of one ticket, additional tickets available at a discounted price

May 12
1:30pm-2:45pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
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Birth Years
2011-2017
May 25
3:30pm-4:45pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
June 8
TBD

Match Day Clinic - MORE INFO COMING SOON

Wrigley Field
Gallagher Way
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
July 6
9:00am-10:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
september 8
2:00pm-3:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
September 21
5:30pm-6:45pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
September 29
2:00pm-3:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
October 12
1:00pm-2:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017
November 3
11:00am-12:15pm

Match Day Clinic

Bridgeview, IL
SeatGeek Stadium
Wintrust logo blue
Birth Years
2011-2017

General Faq

Do you offer discounts?

For groups of five or more, group discounts are available. This discount is only for camps, not clinics. For more information on how to redeem the discount, please contact [email protected].

When will I receive pre camp/clinic information?

Pre Camp and Clinic information will be sent to participants roughly one week prior to the start of programming. 

Registration must be completed to receive pre camp/clinic information; the registration link is included in your confirmation email.

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

Our refund policy can be found here.

What is the latest I can register for a camp or clinic?

Registration for camps and clinics closes at 5:00 p.m. CST the day before the camp or clinic begins. 

What documents must I review prior to the start of a camp or clinic?

You should receive a confirmation email that includes a link to fill out a registration form for camp participants. Please ensure that the form and waiver are completed before arriving at camp.

What happens if there is inclement weather?

  • The Chicago Red Stars Camp staff will communicate any cancellations or changes due to inclement weather. We will monitor the weather forecast closely and do our best to notify parents/guardians within 24 hours. This communication will be sent via email to each parent or guardian.
  • If there is severe weather during camp, the staff will evacuate the fields and seek shelter. We will leave the field if lightning strikes within a 10-mile radius and will not return until 30 minutes after the last lightning strike, according to NWSL (National Womens Soccer League) emergency procedures.

How do I contact with additional questions?

You can email us at [email protected].

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What does the format of the day look like?

Half-Day 9:00am-1:00pm, Full-Day 9:00am-4:00pm

Half-Day:  Full-Day:  
8:45amCheck-in 8:45amCheck-in
9:00am-10:30amTraining 9:00am-10:30amTraining
10:30am-10:45amBreak 10:30am-10:45amBreak
10:45am-12:00pmTraining 10:45am-12:00pmTraining
12:00pm-12:45pmLunch 12:00pm-12:45pmLunch
1:00pmPick-up 12:45pm-1:30pmGroup Activity
   1:30pm-2:30pmTraining
   2:30pm-2:45pmBreak
   2:45pm-4:00pmTraining
   4:00pmPick-up

What should my child bring with them to camp?

  1. Appropriate footwear (cleats, turf shoes, indoor shoes - dependent on facility)
  2. Shin guards
  3. Soccer ball
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Water bottle
  6. Clothing for all weather conditions
  7. Snacks

Do I need to bring my child a packed lunch?

  • 9am - 12pm Campers: Do not bring a packed lunch
  • 9am - 1pm Campers: Please bring a packed lunch
  • 9am - 4pm Campers: Please bring a packed lunch
  • We will note any changes to this policy on a camp by camp basis via the pre-camp information email.

Can I stay and watch?

We ask families who wish to stay do so outside of the field (at indoor facilities) or away from the field (at outdoor facilities). During the last hour of camp, families are welcome to come and watch.

How do I receive my free match ticket?

You will receive your match ticket in one of three ways:

  1. A link to redeem your ticket included in the post-camp email
  2. A sales representative will be present at the conclusion of camp
  3. A sales representative will reach out to you directly after the conclusion of camp

You may also reach out directly to our ticket sales team at [email protected].

Match Day Clinic Faq

What time should I arrive at the stadium?

It is recommended that you arrive at the stadium 20 minutes prior to the start of the clinic.

Where should I park?

The East Lot. You can access the East Lot from Harlem Ave. through gate S2.

Do I have to pay for parking?

No. Paid parking begins 2 hours prior to kick-off.

Can I stay and watch?

Yes. There is a designated seating area within the stadium for parents and family members to watch. Parents/family members/spectators must stay in the designated section for the entirety of the clinic. No ticket is required for clinic spectators.

What should my child bring to a Match day clinic?

  1. Indoor Shoes/ Gym Shoes/ Sneakers, no cleats or turf shoes
  2. Shin guards
  3. Soccer ball
  4. Water bottle

Do I receive a free ticket for Match Day Clinics?

Yes, the cost of a Match Day Clinic includes a ticket to the match that day. 

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