didnt know it was a tryout camp- are the kids mostly club elite kids or are there town players too?
It's a smattering of "who knows who" kids. You know, an extension of town sports.
so- all political....awesome
there has to be a few good players..no?
Mass development camps don't matter until they are midgets (this years 01 birth year) as this is the year they start having a festival and then the USA Developmental Camp for those selected.
I agree the 01 year and older is where the camp/festival is truly worth it but in speaking for 02/03 kids, those who make it will benefit from experiencing a week away from home, building relationships, following rules/orders, and being evaluated by coaches who know what they are doing and have no history of the kid(s) prior to camp. The kids also leave the camp with an exit interview. This will better prepare them for when they are the age which is further evaluated for National Development Camp.