2017 Heat Soccer Camp

    High Performance Summer Training Camp

    This camp has been canceled for summer 2017

    Registration Info

    Opens: March 1, 2017

    Camp will run based on 22 registrants, paid in full, by June 1 2017
    Minimum players: 22 | maximum players: 44

    Dates: July 30 - August 4th, 2017



UBC Okanagan's campus, Kelowna BC

Housing & Meals: UBC Okanagan student residence buildings

  • Each athlete will be in their own, single room and share a bathroom with one other player

Soccer training: Nonis Sports Field, UBC Okanagan

Strength & Conditioning sessions: UBC Okanagan Heat student athlete High Performance Lab (HPL)




Full Residential Camp: $795.00
(includes: camp fee, housing, all meals and snacks)

No-Housing Camp: $525.00
(includes: camp fee, lunch, dinner and evening snacks)

Also included in your camp fee:

  • Five nights accommodation and supervision (Sunday evening - Friday morning)
  • Five breakfasts*, five lunches, five dinners, five evening snack
  • Five training and game days coached by nationally certified coaches and top student athletes
  • Two training t-shirts, lanyard & training journal
  • Classroom seminars on college transition and recruitment, as well as motivational/educational guest speakers

*breakfast included in full residential camp only


Age: Players with birth years of: (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Skill Level:  Players should be competing at a BCSPLMetro or Tier 1 Alberta level and on track for post-secondary soccer competition.

Please keep in mind that this is a high-performance camp/training experience. If you are unsure if this camp is for you or would like to find out if you would be a good fit, please contact our Head Coach, Dante Zanatta, at dante.zanatta@ubc.ca

 Camp Highlights

  • Players will spend the week working on all aspects of the game from defending to attacking to team concepts and off-field educational sessions
  • Classroom presentations on post secondary opportunities and UBC Okanagan, the importance of an on and off season strength and conditioning programs as well as learning what it takes to be a student athlete at UBC Okanagan
  • Players will receive a written report and the end of the camp
  •  Training kit Laundry will be done each day
  • Players have the option to stay in on-campus residences and have all meals and snacks provided
  • Trainer on site at all sessions
  • Keepers will have periods of specialized training

Accommodation (included in full-residential camp fee)

Players will stay in UBC student residence buildings in a "shared paid" room

  • Room description: single bed in a private room with a desk and dresser - every two rooms are connected via a shared bathroom. Each room is equipped with air conditioning and Wi-Fi service.  Please note that there are no TVs or phones in individual rooms.
  • players staying in residence will be chaperoned by responsible student athlete assistant, selected by the coaching staff, at a ratio of no more than 10 players to 1 chaperone

Accommodations also include:

Bed linens, towels, soap and paid laundry facilities

For more information on accommodations, room layouts, facilities and more on what to expect from your residence stay, visit stayatubc.ca


  • players should bring enough clothing to train each day as time may be limited to complete full loads of laundry
  • if access to laundry is necessary, there are aid laundry facilities in each residence buildings  

WIFI & Computer Rooms in Dorms

  • There is FREE wifi in all of the buildings on campus including residence buildings.
  • please note that individual rooms and residence lounges do NOT have computers for public access. Players must bring their own computer, tablet or smart phone to access the internet, if they wish.


Breakfast (included in full-residential camp fee)

  • Breakfast will be laid out in the residence common lounge each morning - each common lounge is equipped with TV and shared kitchen facilities
  • There will be a schedule where groups of players will assist with setting up and cleaning up for breakfast.
  • Breakfast will be continental-style, including but not limited to: Cereal, Milk, Bagels, Cream Cheese, Butter, Peanut Butter, Jam, Yogurt, bananas, apples, grapes, & Granola Bars

Lunch & Dinner

  • all lunches and dinners will be provided for all campers
  • these meals will be professionally catered and served buffet style

All allergies and dietary requirements will be collected during the registration process and accommodated where possible.

Other Things to Remember

  • Any required medication
  • Your favorite snacks - there are no mini-fridges in the rooms so please bring non-perishable snacks only. Snacks will be provided in moderation throughout the day and at night, however, you may want to bring some of your favorite snacks so you have some close by whenever you need one
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Toiletries/Overnight Bag - Including your own Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Training Gear for five days - please see note above regarding  laundry
  • Two Water bottles with your name clearly marked
  • Running Shoes
  • Shoes for artificial turf (these could be same shoes that players use on the grass)
  • Bathing Suit (are we traveling off campus to the beach/pool?)
  • Sun Screen
  • Hat
  • Cell-phone/ipad with chargers (optional - bring at your own risk)

Camp Operations Team

Come experience a week of high level training with the UBC Okanagan Heat men's soccer staff and some of their top student athletes.

Soccer Coaching Staff:

  • Dante Zanatta / Head Coach, Canadian A licence
  • Tom Flanagan /Assistant Coach, Canadian National B
  • Logan Ellis / Goal Keeper Coach (UBCO Keeper coach)

UBC Okanagan Heat strength and conditioning staff:

  • Jeff Thorburn / UBCO Head Athletic Therapist
  • Kevin Phillips / UBCO Athletic Therapist/Strength & Conditioning Coach

UBC Okanagan Heat Student Athlete Assistants:

  • A number of Heat varsity players will also assist with the camp

University Map

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Camp Schedule

Available after final registration numbers are set.

*subject to change

Fields and Equipment

  • Fields are only minutes walk from the residences.  Players should be in RUNNING SHOES for this walk and NOT flip-flops or other footwear
  • There will be a schedule created where groups of players will take turns assisting with moving equipment to and from the equipment hut on campus to the field

Nonis Sports Field


UBC Okanagan's state-of-the-art turf field was donated by the Nonis family and installed in November 2008. It opened for use in Spring 2009, and is the home of the Heat's CIS soccer teams. Other sports playable on the surface include football, field hockey and men's lacrosse. More Info....