The Petawawa Minor Soccer Club is gearing up for the 2019 outdoor soccer season. This year players and parents can look forward to Challenger Soccer Camps, referee courses, and a tournament team program.


Petawawa Minor Soccer ready for the 2019 season

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Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019


On the heels of a successful indoor winter soccer program, the Petawawa Minor Soccer Club is gearing up for the 2019 outdoor soccer season.

This year players and parents can look forward to Challenger Soccer Camps, referee courses, and tournament team program.

“We have a very motivated executive that is working very hard to try and offer a little bit of everything to the community, all while trying to create a more challenging and competitive aspect for the children who want to take their playing to the next level,” said Maddie Mills, PMSC president.

The club is excited to welcome back their successful Challenger Soccer Camps. Like in previous years, the camps offer young players the opportunity to hone their soccer skills during the summer break.

“This year Challenger is offering an International Camp where they have combined the most popular elements of their two existing camp programs, British Soccer and TetraBrazil, and will integrate them with a collection of the most effective soccer practices used by youth teams around the world,” explained Mills.

For players looking to be referees this soccer season, the club will be hosting an Entry Level Soccer course at Dundonald Hall April 6 and 7.

“We want to make sure that kids of all ages are able to ref within the valley. Petawawa will be hosting a course to train those 14 and older, while Renfrew will be hosting a course on April 20 for those 12 and older,” said Mills.

For the last six months, the club has been planning to expand their soccer program this summer by creating tournament teams.

“It’s hard to create a competitive and challenging environment when you are playing the same four teams all year. The tournament teams will allow kids to travel to Ottawa, Kingston, North Bay, etc., to play against teams they’ve never seen before and get a taste of academy soccer,” said Mills

The club is also looking for older players willing to take the time to coach our community’s youth as the club is still seeking volunteers.

“Without our volunteers, there is no soccer program. At this time we still require two volunteers to sit on our executive, but there has been lots of interest to help coach the recreation league. We are also looking for anyone with past coaching or soccer experience to take on some tournament teams,” said Mills.

Registration is now open, and after April 1st there will be a $25 late fee. For more information regarding this year’s outdoor soccer season, please visit www.petawawaminorsoccer.com.