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Register Now Blue       Chicagoland's Best Soccer Camp

Northshore Soccer Camps (formerly Northwestern Boy's Soccer Camps) are designed with young field players and goalkeepers in mind. They offer personalized instruction from experienced college coaches and players and are a unique opportunity to train in small group and team settings. Our qualified staff work with campers to improve individual skills and teamwork in a fun and supportive environment that is filled with love of the game.


2024 Camp Registration Now Openn

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Register before April 1st and save $25

New for 2024... BOGO 1/2 Off.  

Need to register more than one child ?

Take advantage of our Buy One, Get the 2nd at 1/2 price. Enter the Coupon Code 'BOGO' to get your discount

Want to register for both camps?

Take advantage of our Buy One Week, Get the 2nd Week at 1/2 price.  Price will automatically be deducted at checkout.

Register for the overnight/commuter camp and get the Day Camp 1/2 Off.  Price automatically deducted at registration


More than one child? 

Take advantage of our Buy One, Get the 2nd at 1/2 off.  Enter the CODE 'BOGO' to receive your discount. Good only thru Wednesday, November 29th





Our Camps
High Five Boys

Seasonal Full Day & Half Day Camps

Summer full-day and half-day outdoor camps sharpen soccer skills with technical training, small-sided games, and experienced coaching for boy and girl players from Grades 1-10 in a fun and competitive atmosphere.

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Elite Res HSC

Elite Residential/Commuter Camps

Gain exposure to various training methods and tactical scenarios over four days of fun and competition. Choose from residential, commuter and goalkeeper options in an overnight camp format in the summer months, for Grades 4 through 12.

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College ID Camps

The College Soccer Training Center has been the standard for College ID Camps for the last 20+ years. This year we will partner with the Midwest ID Summer Camp to continue that tradition. Thousands of campers have found a home over the last two decades as instruction is provided by some of the nation’s top college coaches.

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Now in our 24th Year!

Our camps offer personalized instruction from qualified, highly experienced college coaches, academy coaches and college players along with our partners at United Coaching for our youth camps and residential camp. The camps are designed for the young athletes, both field players and goalkeepers, to train in a positive learning environment. We utilize individual, small group, and team settings to help improve individual skill level.  Our four goals are simple: have fun, improve as a player, make new friends, and love the game of soccer a little more than when you started.   A great recipe that has proven to be a phenomenal motivator for tens of thousands of soccer players over the years. 

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 Camp Dates


Midwest Summer ID Camp (Grades 8-12+) (Boys Only)

July 18-20, 2024
Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL


Elite Residential/Commuter (Grades 4-10) (Boys Only)

July 24-27th, 2024
Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL


End Summer Half Day and Full Day Camp (Co-Ed)

July 29-August 1, 2024
Robert Crown Community Center Fields, Evanston, IL





   Tim Lenahan
      Head Men’s Soccer Coach (Emeritus), Northwestern University
      Director, Northshore Soccer Camps
      10-Time Coach of the Year
      3-Time National Coach of the Year Finalist


A legend in Big Ten conference and college soccer coaching world, Coach Lenahan is the only Big Ten Soccer Coach in history to coach for 20 years and achieve 300 wins.   Taking over a winless Northwestern team in 2001 and possessing just 1/2 of the allotted scholarships, Coach Lenahan proceeded to make Northwestern a national soccer power taking them to three Big Ten Championships while achieving (15) NCAA tournaments throughout his illustrious career which included (7) Sweet Sixteen Appearances and (2) Elite Eight runs.  He is the winningest coach in Northwestern history.  See more on Coach Lenahan's incredible career in this 12-minute documentary:


Coach Lenahan has been directing the Northshore Soccer Camp (formerly Northwestern Boy's Soccer Camps) for the past 21 years helping tens of thousands of campers improve their skill, have fun and develop their love and passion for the sport of soccer.  Parents have raved about his communication with campers and parents alike to make your experience at Northshore Soccer Camps the best camp in the Chicagoland area. 

Gluten or Peanut Allergies?
Allergy-friendly menus are available for Residential, Commuter, and CSTC camps in the design hall. Please contact us in advance at nusoccercamps@gmail.com so we can make arrangements with the chef and dining hall.

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All camps must be available to any and all entrants, and those entrants can only be limited by number, gender, age, and/or grade level.

By registering for camp, all photos and video taken at camp have your release to be used as a part of the website or social media. nusoccercamps is owned and operated by Nice Guys Finish First, LLC DBA Northshore United Soccer Camp and is not affiliated with Northwestern University. Camp Director and Camp Owner, Tim Lenahan, coached at Northwestern University for 20 years and has operated the camp while becoming Northwestern All-Time Leader in wins and three-time Big Ten Champion since 2001. He is the only coach in Big Ten history to win 300 games and to coach 20 years in the Big Ten.

Thank you in advance and as always, Soccer Rules!