2017 Baruch College Men’s Soccer Summer Camp is co-ed for children ages 5 – 15 years old. The entrance is on 24th Street and Lexington Avenue.
Campers are placed in small groups according to age and are supervised by qualified counselors. The small groups give campers many opportunities to participate, learn new skills and make friends. The program features fun recreational activities, such as arts & crafts, games, dance, computer and enrichment classes. The sports program includes fitness, soccer, and basketball instructions and games. Trained and experienced staff will supervise, teach and coach these activities. The swimming lessons are taught and supervised by certified lifeguards and a Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor. The camp also offers field trips, theme days, an annual carnival and talent show event.
CUNY–Baruch College is a public institution that was founded in 1919. CUNY–Baruch College’s ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 20.
Baruch College is a City University of New York institution in Manhattan. The Newman Vertical Campus, a 17-story building, is the school’s solution for college life in an urban location: Classrooms, research facilities, a recreation complex, a bookstore, a television studio and more are all housed in one blockwide complex.
The Baruch College athletic teams, the Bearcats, compete in the CUNY Athletic Conference. For graduate students, Baruch offers programs through the Zicklin School of Business and other academic departments. Notable alumni of CUNY—Baruch College include Sidney Harman, former owner of Newsweek, and former New York Mayor Abraham Beame. Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez also attended the school before dropping out.
Ranford Champagnie will begin his 12th season as head coach of the men’s soccer team.
From 2012-14, he coached the Bearcats to three consecutive CUNYAC Conference Championships for five total titles since 2004. He enjoyed an outstanding three-year career at St. John’s University, scoring five goals and 15 assists. During his freshman year at St. John’s, he started 22 games and captured the Big East Championship. He scored four goals and eight assists during his sophomore year leading the Red Storm to the 1996 NCAA Division I National Championship.
The midfielder injured his knee in preseason before the 1997 season, but bounced back to start 20 of the 21 Red Storm matches during his senior year.
As a high school player, he helped James Monroe High in the Bronx to the New York State championship, while earning the Iron Horse Award as the team’s Player of the Year.
Champagnie, who holds a marketing degree from St. John’s, lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Christina, and his twin sons, Justin and Julian.
The Camp Director, counselors, coaches and specialists are recruited from the NYC area. They are selected for their childcare experience, sport specific coaching experience, and passion. They are trained and supervised by experienced professionals.