Advanced Camps - Residential

Golden Goal Sports Park | Fort Ann, NY

DUSC Residential Soccer Camps combine high level instruction, excellent competition, first class facilities and expert coaches to create a unique and exciting experience for teams and individual players. Read more about our camp amenities & bus transportation below.

Camp Overview

Residential  Soccer Camp: Full Day Sleepaway Camp | August 22 - 25, 2024 | Coed, Ages 5-13 Years Old

Locations: Fort Ann, NY |  Golden Goal Sports Park

DUSC Advanced Soccer Camps have been designed by youth, college and international coaches to expose players to a camp environment in which they can take their game to the next level. Our Advanced Camps involve instructional sessions, strength training and conditioning, and video analysis in a structured training environment.  

Advanced Camps - Residential

Our mix of technical and tactical instruction, actual game situations and problem solving combined with tournament style matches will develop creative, versatile and confident soccer players. The experience of living, eating and training in a professional environment 24/7 will prepare players for the next level.

Advanced Camps - Residential: Schedule

DateCampLocationGenderBirth yearCheck-inCheck-outCost
August 22-25ResidentialGolden GoalCoed2010–20142:00 PM1:00 PM$795

Roundtrip bus transportation from Pier 40 to Golden Goal Sports Complex is available!  Parents can add it to their residential camp registration or sign up separately HERE.


Golden Goal Sports Park Video

Camp Benefits


  • Individual and collective development

  • Team bonding and enhancement of social skills

  • Character building and professionalism

  • Learning the importance of diet, nutrition, rest and recovery

  • Understanding more tactical concepts in 9v9 and 11v11 game situations

  • Working with new coaches from different backgrounds

  • Playing with and against players from other teams and age groups

  • Other fun activities to increase happiness and mindfulness


  • Cabin accommodation for campers and chaperones

  • Separate staff accommodation for coaches and administrators

  • Meals

  • Access to all recreation amenities of the athlete village

  • Choice of grass or all-weather turf fields

  • Complimentary bonfire

  • Aerial game filming

  • Access to AV equipment in media rooms

  • Complimentary choice of: Challenge Course, Team building or T4 Performance Assessment Testing (select one)


Golden Goal:  495 Goodman Road, Lake George Region Fort Ann, New York 12827. Telephone 855 355 GOAL.
Golden Goal is a 200-acre, world-class sports complex that boasts training, living and dining facilities on site. Golden Goal is designed for teams to bond and for players to focus, have fun and reach their potential.

This question is relevant for those who selected to pay for the roundtrip bus service. The bus will depart at 9AM from Pier 40 to Golden Goal on the first day of camp. The bus will return to Pier 40 at approximately 5pm from Golden Goal on the last day of camp.

There is an extra fee to register for the bus.

Arrival time should be between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Parents should ensure players eat lunch at a sufficient time prior to arrival as there will be an afternoon training and evening games program on the first day. There are sufficient parking areas available at the facility with signage visible to registration area. On arrival, players will be issued accommodation details together with “house rules” concerning discipline, conduct and safety procedures while at camp.

Departure time will be between 12:30 pm and 1:00 pm, just after lunch has concluded. All parents are invited to watch the final training session/game. For check-out please notify us if your child is being picked up by anyone other than a parent.

Prior to check out, all cabins and facilities should be maintained and left in the condition that they were found. Players will be fully responsible for all damaged and/or missing property and will be charged at full replacement cost.

It is the responsibility of parents to get players to and from the Golden Goal for the purposes of the camp. DUSC is offering bus transportation to and from camp. Should this be of interest, please select the option when you register for camp. For info on bussing, please see our question “How does bussing work?”

Participants will be housed in residential cabins located on the grounds of the facility. Each cabin consists of 18 beds plus a separate section reserved for chaperones. All teammates will automatically be housed in the same cabin. All players will be expected to reside at the facility.

The cabin area is equipped with bathroom facilities for players and separate area for coaches/chaperones. Club coaches, camp counselors, administration and designated chaperones will be in attendance throughout all activities

There is a limited medical facility on-site with adequate nursing, supervision and care at Golden Goal or readily available provided. 

Players are welcome to call home as needed. However, in cases of parents needing to communicate with their child, in addition to contacting the cell phone of their child, and only in cases of emergency, parents are welcome to contact Jose Luis Rebay: 516 680 7016.

24-hour security staff will be on hand to supervise all activities throughout the festival. Under no circumstances can a player leave the facility without prior permission

Three meals will be provided per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in restaurant style dining facilities with adequate choices at each meal. The meal schedule will be as follows:
Day One: Dinner
Day Two & Three: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day Four: Breakfast and lunch

Concession stands for drinks and snacks are available at set times throughout the day. Players may bring drinks and light snacks throughout their stay, but the facility prohibits other outside food being brought into Golden Goal.

Parents must advise Golden Goal directly in writing prior to arrival of any dietary allergies or special needs.

Players will have access to the games room where they may engage in other, non-soccer activities. Adequate social and relaxation time will be provided throughout the camp.

There will be a game schedule each evening, which parents are welcome to attend. The Lake George Region is the fourth largest summer recreation destination in the United States. There are lots to do for all members of the family including outdoor sports from boating to zip-lines.

All visitors coming for games should take note of the following facility regulations.

  • Coolers, outside food, or beverages of any kind are not permitted in the Park.

  • Visitor Parking is signposted and limited to lot #1 and lot #2.

  • No pets are allowed on Golden Goal property.

  • Do not enter restricted areas.

  • No vehicles are allowed inside the Athlete Village.

  • No Smoking at the park. It is a smoke-free complex.

  • Do not throw stones anywhere in the park.

  • No profanity or fighting will be tolerated.

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

  • Full training equipment (Shirts, shorts, socks, etc.).
  • Molded soccer cleats, shin-guards, Astroturf footwear, gloves (goal-keepers)

  • Toiletries, towels and sun protection items

  • Portable fan (optional but recommended -temp in the mountains is cooler and drops 15 degrees)

  • For showering, bring flip-flops and swimming trunks

  • Sleeping bag or sheets & blankets

  • Pillow(s) and pillow case(s)

  • Some leisurewear (T-shirts /sweatshirt/ shorts) – little needed.

  • Undergarments & socks

  • Any medication

  • Money for snacks / retail store*

  • Phone and charger*

  • Small bag to carry essential items to and from field (Put initials on bag)

  • Rain jacket

  • Bug spray

  • Combination lock for personal items (optional)

  • Soccer Ball

* Please limit all valuables to an absolute minimum

A storeroom is on-site for lost and found items. The organizers accept no responsibility for personal items lost or stolen.

There is no laundry facility on-site. Laundry service is available within 15 minutes of the facility for self-service or via pick-up and delivery full service for a reasonable fee.

We want this to be a great experience for everyone. Consequently, safety is of paramount importance to us. There will be no horseplay, jumping off beds, fighting or violence of any kind. Common sense will prevail but there will be zero tolerance for misbehavior of any kind. The use of the phone is prohibited during meals time, meetings and after 10:00 pm, curfew time. Phones could be taken away if a player doesn't follow the instructions.

Parents and guests of DUSC assume all risk and danger of personal injury, losses, damages to person or property and all hazards arising from or related in any way to the events at which they are attending. The facility management and DUSC staff reserves the right to refuse admission or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by management or DUSC staff to be disorderly or who fails to comply with the rules and regulations as outlined herein. 

Day Time Activity
Day One 2:00-4:00 pm Check in
Day One 5:00–5:30 pm Dinner
Day One 7:00–8:30 pm Small Sided Games
Day One 9:00–10:00 pm Social
Day One 10:00 pm Lights Out


Day Time Activity
Day Two 7:00 am Wake Up
Day Two 8:00–8:30 am Breakfast
Day Two 9:00–11:00 am Training
Day Two 11:00–11:30 am Shower
Day Two 12:00–12:30 pm Lunch
Day Two 12:30–1:30 pm Rest
Day Two 2:00–4:00 pm Finishing and Small Sided Games
Day Two 5:00–5:30 pm Dinner
Day Two 7:00–8:30 pm Games
Day Two 9:00–10:00 pm Social/Bonfire
Day Two 10:00 pm Lights Out
Day Time Activity
Day Three 7:00 am Wake Up
Day Three 8:00–8:30 am Breakfast
Day Three 9:00–11:00 am Training
Day Three 11:00–11:30 am Shower
Day Three 12:00–12:30 pm Lunch
Day Three 12:30–1:30 pm Rest
Day Three 2:00–4:00 pm Combos in the Final Third – Shooting
Day Three 5:00–5:30 pm Dinner
Day Three 7:00–8:30 pm Games
Day Three 9:00–10:00 pm Social
Day Three 10:00 pm Lights Out

Registration fee refunds will be processed:

  • when notice is given no less than 2 weeks prior to the player’s first scheduled attendance; or

  • after this date when there are extenuating circumstances and appropriate documentation is provided (e.g. a doctor’s note in the case of the player’s illness or injury) based upon the portion of the program missed on a pro-rata basis

All refunds are subject to a 15% processing fee deduction

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