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WorldStrides Partnership and Program Overview

NCFC Youth is pleased to announce a new partnership with WorldStrides Excel to send our teams on a once-in-a-lifetime international experience.

This partnership sends teams of all levels on international soccer tours to amazing destinations throughout Europe and the Americas. The tours will provide NCFC Youth players, coaches, and their families a unique and exciting experience both on and off the field. The tours will include training sessions, friendly matches against top teams from the country of destination, attending a professional match, stadium tours and numerous sightseeing and team building opportunities.

2019 - 2020 Trip Webinars

Sign up to attend one of WorldStrides' online webinars for information on this years slated trips!

ECNL & Classic Elite Boys

Classic Elite/Premier Girls

Classic U12 Boys & Girls

Classic U14 Boys & Girls

Classic HS Boys


Tours for all Classic groups will take place over public school spring break, while Challenge tours take place over the summer months. Dates and destinations for each group will be provided in the helpful links.

*Players are not required to travel internationally. Participation is strictly optional and no player will be penalized if they do not take the tour. All international tour costs are the same for players and chaperones.

2019-2020 International Trips
U12Boys Classic
U14 Boys Classic Elite
U14  Boys ECNL

U13 - U15 Girls Classic Elite Girls ECNL 


Click Here to register your player for an international soccer tour.

Pre-tour meetings will be held in advance of departure to answer any questions or concerns prior to travel.

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Contact Information

For any questions regarding international travel, contact Steven Macdonald.

Steven can be reached at [email protected] or 410-489-2287 ext 25107

Visit their website and follow WorldStrides Excel on social media for continued information on international soccer tours.

Helpful Links

WorldStrides Excel

Learn more about WorldStrides Excel and their soccer trips!

WorldStrides Excel


For any questions regarding international travel, contact:

Steven Macdonald
[email protected]


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Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Phone : 919-834-3951
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