NEW ORLEANS JESTERS SOCCER CAMPS WITH JUNCTION PLACE SPORTS @ LBSA

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Jesters Soccer Camp

The New Orleans Jesters are proud to provide Youth Soccer Camps for the community! Each camp provides young players with the rare opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching at an appropriate level based on their current skills from the New Orleans Jesters players and coaching staff.  

Campers from various clubs, schools, and locations are welcome at any camp. 

Jesters Soccer Camp Age/ Group Info

​Boys and Girls ages 6 - 12 are invited to participate in all Jesters Soccer Camps. Camp is broken into three age groups:  

  • U8 ( 6-7 years old)  
  • U10 (8-9 years old)  
  • U13 (10-12 years old)  

Typical Camp Day Timeline

  • ​Arrival 8:45 AM  
  • Start of Camp 9:00 AM  
  • End of Camp 3:00 PM  
  • Before Care 7:30am-8:30 AM  
  • After Care 3:00pm-5:30 PM .
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Registration Options

Registration available online or in-person on day of camp. Jesters Soccer Camps registrations are offered on a weekly and daily basis. 

Daily registration is $45/day for Holiday Camps, and weekly registration is offered at $200 during Holiday Camps. Daily registration is $50/day for Summer Camp, and weekly registration is $225 for Summer Camp. Three Day Camps have an "All Three Day" registration of $120.

If you plan on registering in person, please allow 15 minutes prior to the start of the camp day (9:00 AM) as we do have to gather quite a bit of information to ensure the safety and well being of your child!


What You Can Expect!

 The camps are designed to be a fun learning experience that give youth players a taste of the professional training experience. Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, small-sided games, and coached scrimmages. Equally important, the Jesters coaching staff provides your child with lessons in self-discipline, good sportsmanship, and respect for others and for the game.  

Groups will see age appropriate instruction lead by members of the Jesters Youth Academy Staff and players on the New Orleans Jester's National Premier Soccer League Team! These players/coaches bring vast knowledge about the game! 


BUILDING BLOCKS- OUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS!  

Our approach to early childhood and elementary age sports education is simple: provide a foundation based on the basic elements of the subject matter and don't put a cap on the results!  

Leading young people doesn't require personal accolades ​​or success of the instructor in the given subject matter. Young people have a zest for knowledge and experience, what "you did" probably occurred before they were born so it's really insignificant to their perspective. What does matter in the mind of a young person is can you relate? Can you inspire? Can you communicate on a level that THEY can understand? At Junction Place Sports, our staff is provided a curriculum, better yet a language, that ensures just that! While communication with parents/guardians is of the utmost importance to our organizational principals, our aim is to have YOUR child be able to explain to you what they learned and love about Basketball Basics and Simply Soccer!  

We provide clear and pointed adult based information- the "who/what/where/when's". What we don't do is force a narrative of what your child did or how they felt about it in a "copy and paste" email/text format that has become common place today. That's not the job of an instructor of young people. We aim to have your child fill in the blanks to whatever questions you may have! Our instruction is repetitive, like, really repetitive, as in, we say the same phrases over and over and over and over again- something we are sure you can understand. We don't back away from that approach. It works.  

Here is what you can expect when you provide your child the experience of Junction Place Sports' Basketball Basic or Simply Soccer Programs:

  • Knowledge: Our coaches must receive 200 hours of practical training with JPS Founder/CEO "Coach" Josh Tolbert before being able to leading Junction Place Sports programs.  
  • Passion: Our coaches all come with a passion for sports (check out "Our Team" story) and for cultivating a similar love of sport with the children we serve.  
  • Patience An intricate part of leading children through any discipline is patience. They will make mistakes. Directions will need to be repeated. Basic concepts will need to be reinforced. These ideals are a point of emphasis in our "Coaches Playbook" that guides all Junction Place Sports coaches. Knowing everything there is to know about a particular discipline is great! Forgetting or not recognizing the wonderful patience and persistence required to master any skill and failing to implement that while leading others is simply unacceptable.