Camp Harambee 2022
What is Camp Harambee?
A free three-day soccer camp and clinic designed to celebrate the diversity of the Twin Cities soccer community.
When is it?
July 19 -21, 2022 | Tuesday, July 19 is Community Clinic and Celebration with MNUFC & Aurora FC.
Who should attend?
All players, family & friends are welcome to Harambee Community Celebration, Tuesday, July 19. MNUFC & Aurora FC Trainings morning and afternoon. Food & games 11-1pm.
High-school aged players who identify as People of Color for soccer skills training Wednesday & Thursday.
Young Coaches of Color (ages 19-25) interested in learning and making new connections.
Where is it?
Hiawatha Collegiate High School
3500 E 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Players register here:
Coaches & Volunteers can email Coach Pete
Sponsors & Partners
Celebrate the Diversity of Twin Cities Soccer
Camp Harambee is a free three-day soccer training designed to celebrate the diversity of the Twin Cities soccer community. High school-aged boys and girls will participate in fun, high-level trainings and receive support from experienced coaches in the metro area. The camp also provides a chance for young coaches of color (ages 19-25) to volunteer, be mentored and support their younger peers.
Tuesday, July 19 | Harambee Community Celebration Day
All players, family and friends are welcome! Coaches and players from Minnesota United Football Club (MNUFC) Youth Academy and Aurora FC MN will each offer a community soccer clinic with high-level training experience for high school-aged participants during our Community Celebration Day on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. The Community Celebration Day is a neighborhood-wide celebration with food trucks, live DJ, community art, and interactive games and give aways. Player registration is required to participate in the free trainings.
8:00 - 9:00am | Registration and Welcome
9:00 - 11:00am | MNUFC Training
11:00 - 1:00pm | Food, Music & Games
1:00 - 4:00pm | Aurora FC Training
Wednesday & Thursday, July 20 - 21 | Camp Harambee Soccer Camp
Camp Harambee sessions on Wednesday & Thursday are open to ALL players but we are encouraging the participation of youth identifying as people of color.
Wednesday & Thursday Schedule:
9:00 - 12:00pm | Soccer Camp for Boys
12:00 - 1:00pm | Free time & Social
1:00 - 4:00pm | Soccer Camp for Girls
Camp Harambee is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield and MNUFC in partnership with Aurora FC and Hiawatha Academies.
Help make this one-of-a-kind FREE camp happen! Join us as a Player, Coach or Community volunteer. (Registration required).
Camp Harambee Details:
FREE 3-day soccer skills and development camp July 19-21, 2022
High school-aged aged players who identify as People of Color
Tuesday, July 21 Camp Harambee Community Celebration Day with free food, music, community art, games and give aways.
Participants will receive ball, shirts, gear and other gifts while supplies last.
Youth Development Academy (YDA) clinic with MNUFC Academy (Tuesday, July 19, 9-11am); Meet and greet MNUFC Academy Coaches, MNUFC2 Players and team mascot PK
Aurora FC Training Session with Aurora Assistant Coach Jen Larrick, Co-Founder & Board member Andrea Carroll-Frank and Aurora FC Players (Tuesday, July 19, 1-4pm)
Boys camp 9-12pm | Girls camp 1-4pm on Wednesday and Thursday with local professional coaches
Natural grass field at Hiawatha Academies High School, 3500 E 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (accessible via Greenway & Twin Cities Metro Transit)
Opportunity for emerging young coaches of color to participate and receive mentoring from senior coaches
Questions? Contact Pete Munene at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.396.9511