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Bumblebee Program 2019
Players born 2016

Calling All Pre-School U4 (Under 4) Soccer Players

The CVSC Bumblebee Program is a non-competitive introduction to soccer that will build the foundation for your child’s future soccer enjoyment and development. Come along and join in the FUN packed sessions where you and your child will learn correct soccer technique through fun games in a safe and friendly environment. For 30 minutes on Saturdays during the fall soccer season, you and your child can participate in organized activities designed to maximize your child’s enjoyment and learning experience in soccer.

Who can join the Bumblebee Program and how do I register my child?

Boys and girls who are born in 2016 are eligible to join the Bumblebee Program.  Check our website frequently for registration dates and deadlines, starts in early March.

What does it cost to join the Bumblebee Program?

Player registration for the CVSC Bumblebee Program is $140. Your registration fee includes approximately 10 30-minute sessions and a custom youth Bumblebee t-shirt. In addition, all Bumblebees will receive a certificate and pin at the end of the season.

When and where do Bumblebees play?

Bumblebee sessions are on Saturdays during the regular fall soccer season and will run for approximately 10 weeks. There will be no sessions on Labor Day weekend. In the event of a rain out, additional sessions may be added at the end of the 10 weeks. The Bumblebee sessions will take place at a CVUSD site to be determined. Specific dates and times will be published after player registration is complete.

What happens at a typical Bumblebee Session?

24-7 UK Soccer Academy staff will lead the players and parents in a 30-minute session of fun games and organized activities designed to teach correct soccer technique and introduce the basic concepts of the game. A parent or other responsible adult, 18 years or older, will be required to participate in the sessions with their child. For further information on 24-7 UK Soccer Academy visit their website at

What equipment will my child and I need for a Bumblebee Session?

1.    Shin guards

2.    Soccer socks (or knee-length socks to be worn OVER the shin guards)

3.    Soccer cleats (comfortable athletic shoes at this age group are acceptable, but NO baseball/softball/football cleats)

4.    Comfortable shorts

5.    Drinking water

6.    Parents should be dressed comfortably and ready to play

Your registration fee includes your child’s Bumblebee t-shirt. Soccer balls will be provided to use during the Saturday sessions.

What happens if it rains on a Bumblebee Session day?

Check our website for Field Status in the morning for any field closures.  CVSC also has field status text alerts and you can follow this link to SIGN UP FOR TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS!

Can I play with a buddy?

When you register with CVSC on line you will have the ability to request one mutual buddy although this request cannot be guaranteed.

How do I get more information?

If you still have questions or wish to volunteer please contact the Club’s Bumblebee and Grasshopper Program Director at

3585 Castro Valley Blvd • Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: 510-537-2902 • FAX: 510-537-9726 •
Office Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Grasshopper & Bumblebee Photos