The North Island's soccer fields will be buzzing with activity when the World Cup Soccer Camp makes its annual visit the week of July 23-27.
Camp sessions will be held in Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill and Sointula, with all players gathering Friday, July 27, for an international-style jamboree at the North Island Secondary School track field in Port McNeill.
The coaching staff is headed by former Canadian National Training Centre coach Brett Hyslop and by two-time Canadian National champion Steph Steiner, and includes former Vancouver Whitecap and current Victoria Highlanders goalkeeper Trevor Stiles.
Registration is still available for youths age 6-16, either online at www.worldcupsoccercamp.com or through local organizers.
In Port Alice, contact the Recreation Centre at 250-284-3912; in Port Hardy contact Liz Kufaas at 250-949-7965 or Sandy Grenier at 250-949-8928; in Port McNeill call Sandy McKenzie at 250-956-4306; and in Sointula call Casey Swanson at 250-973-6455.