Seymour Soccer Association Inc.

Seymour Soccer Association Board


Academica Futebol Club & the Seymour Soccer Association Team Up for Day Camp

Academica Futebol Club (AFC) and the Seymour Soccer Association (SSA) will once again team up for the AFC KICKS Day Camp this July 15-21 at Seymour Middle School. Over the last eight years, AFC has partnered with SSA to provide education & support to enhance the in-house and travel programs in the town of Seymour.
These day camp programs are for Seymour residents and non-residents alike. Open to boys and girls from the ages of 4-16 years old, the AFC KICKS Day Camp program offers basic technical & tactical training for the youth player in an environment that is challenging and enjoyable.
The camps are set up for players from either travel/town teams to get an opportunity to train in a week-long environment with a professional staff. Each session of the camp is staffed by a member of the AFC Premier Staff as well as local college players & coaches who have local community goals.
Each camper will receive a t-shirt and a NIKE ball. For more camp information, see below. If you have any questions, please email AFC at or call Tony Horta at 860-202-2182.

Groups Times Ages Fees
Mini Kicks 9:00 am - 10:30 am 4-6 $100.00
Half Day 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 6-16 $130.00
Full Day 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 8-16 $180.00

Location: Seymour Middle School, 211 Mountain Road, Seymour, CT 06483


ABOUT ACADEMICA F.C.: Founded in the spring of 2003, AFC is entering its 16th year in operation. Over the course of its existence, AFC has expanded the club with Youth Developmental Academies, Premier Developmental teams & Premier teams and now has grown into an all-year round soccer industry. AFC offers club soccer programs for boys & girls from the U-8 to U-23 levels who play in either the CJSA Premier League and/or Region I Premier League. Our club's commitment is to individual player development within the confines of well-organized team play. AFC is owned and managed by the Collegiate Soccer System, LLC. Our organization consists of two business identities: Academica Futebol Club and AFC Academies/Camps. For more information, please visit our official website at You can email us at

ABOUT AFC FOUNDER TONY HORTA: Horta has been a fixture in the Connecticut soccer scene now for more than two decades. Horta was inducted into Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame in 2018. Horta coached the Quinnipiac women's soccer team for nine years, developing a nationally-ranked program that won three Northeast-10 Conference Championships while being named Conference Coach of the Year in 1994. Tony was an assistant for the nationally-ranked women's programs at the University of Connecticut & the University of Hartford. Horta has been involved with the Connecticut Olympic Development Program (ODP) and serves on the CJSA Premier Board of Governors. He is the winningest coach in history for the New England Mutiny of the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL), racking up a 31-16-6 record over the course of four seasons. In 1987, Tony was named Coach of the Year in the professional LASA league.

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