COVID-19 FAQ Section

The Summer Kickings Kids (9-11am), Junior Day (9am-12:30pm), and Commuter (9am-3pm) camps during the summer of 2020 will take place at the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex.  The complex has worked with the city of Peoria and local health department authorities on guidelines for reopening and certification of COVID-19 compliance. The city of Peoria and the county health department have endorsed the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex plan and concluded that in reviewing the documentation, they are able to fully comply with the outlined Outdoor Recreation and Youth Sports guidelines. This is in conjunction with the Restore Illinois, Heart of Illinois (HOI) plan for the Central Illinois area.

The Louisville Slugger Sports Complex is confident the guidelines, practices, and procedures will keep guests safe while maintaining a quality experience for everyone at Slugger Peoria.  The review the complex procedures, please visit:

The Central Illinois Soccer Academy will follow all Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Peoria County Health Department regulations.  We are not requiring the use of masks, but any child is welcome to wear masks.  We ask for families to review the IDPH recommendations and the following “Youth and Recreational Sports Guidelines” for Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide a more detailed analysis on the coronavirus COVID-19.  To review recommendations from the CDC regarding “considerations for youth sports,” please read the following:

What are the dates for summer camps?

The full list of camp dates can be found here:

Where are the Junior Day Camps being held?

Peoria Junior Day Camp and Kicking Kids Camp – Mossville Sports Complex (12026 N Old Galena Rd, Mossville, IL 61552)

Do I need to bring a lunch to Junior Day Camp?

No, although the campers will be provided enough time for a small snack during a water break.

Do I need to bring a water bottle?

Yes, you need to bring a water bottle filled before the session begins. There will be water available to refill your water bottle.

Where do the campers stay during the residential and team camps?

The campers stay in the dorms of Bradley University that are staffed by the coaches and counselors.

Are the dorms air conditioned?

Yes, but we recommend you bringing a fan just in case.

Do they need to bring a soccer ball and shinguards?


Is there a camp store available at the residential and team camps?


Can I bring a small refrigerator to residential and team camps?


How do you transport the campers to the fields for residential and team camps?

We use school buses to transport the campers.

What fields do you use for residential and team camps?

We use Mossville Soccer Complex (12026 N Old Galena Rd, Mossville, IL 61552) for these camps, but also will use Guardian Angel for the afternoon sessions.