The sun was out, the weather was perfect, and the Y’s Soccer for Success® players were ready for a fun day of games, activities, and competition with their friends and family on the football field at Camden High School last Sunday. As the season wraps up for Soccer for Success in Camden, the Y’s Community Youth Programs department held its semi-annual end of season event last weekend for all its players involved in the spring season in Camden.
Players from eight different schools participated in scrimmages, family relay races, and shoot out challenges. They even played games against their own coaches. It was truly a sight to see as these young, determined, newly developed soccer players from all across the city coming together and engaging each other through the game of soccer.
Soccer for Success in the City of Camden is funded by the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Campbell Soup Company and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. This year our partners from Campbell’s Healthy Communities, Food Bank of South Jersey, The Food Trust and Food Corps, were able to provide extra activities not only for our soccer players but parents and siblings as well. One of the most popular activities offered was making smoothies on The Food Trust’s Smoothie Bike.