The Non-Soccer Fan’s Guide to the Women’s World Cup

The Women’s World Cup, the world’s biggest sports event for women, begins on June 7 in France. Here at WorldStrides, the excitement is building! That’s because our favorite teams from around the world will compete on the biggest stage in sports, and because our sports division, WorldStrides Ex... Read More

Arsenal Soccer Stadium, Highbury, North London

5 Haunted Soccer Stadiums in England

A number of soccer venues carry a spooky aura around their history. In England especially, some of the most well-known stadiums have a haunted past. From experiencing supernatural phenomena to encountering ghosts around a venue, here are 5 haunted soccer stadiums in England. Highbury Stadium – Ars... Read More

FC Edmonton Excel Soccer

Performance Technology in Sports

The sports industry has smartened up to the idea of incorporating new and emerging forms of technology into the framework of the industry. Adding new innovations to maximize player performance has spring boarded the sports industry forward into the modern age for players and teams, a trend we’... Read More

Excel Sports Soccer

Spring Break With WorldStrides Excel Programs

Spring Break – a week long break for students and players of all ages to unwind and enjoy the burgeoning spring season. For WorldStrides Excel Programs, Spring Break means one of the most rewarding times of the year. This year, we sent 20 Olympic development soccer programs to Scotland, England, S... Read More

Azteca Soccer Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico

WorldStrides Excel Programs To The Tropics

What better way to play your favorite sports than by taking an international tour to the tropics? Not very much. We are pleased to announce WorldStrides Excel Programs‘ new sports tours to beautifully warm destinations. Whether your team wants to play winter baseball in the Dominican Republic,... Read More

South Africa

WorldStrides Donates Soccer Equipment To Uganda Communities

At WorldStrides, we believe in being good stewards of the world through travel, education, and giving back to communities. Chris Hoffman, Vice President and Assistant General Manager of WorldStrides Capstone programs, and his wife, a teacher, wanted to give back to the community in Uganda where... Read More

Excel Soccer Tours provide travel to competitive soccer experiences world wide

50 Years: “Woody” – From Summer Camps To WorldStrides

WorldStrides is celebrating 50 years as the leader in student travel by sharing the stories that have shaped our company’s past and will propel us into the future. Throughout the year, we will highlight stories from our history, many of the people who have made us what we are today, and some of th... Read More

FC Edmonton Excel Soccer

FC Edmonton Spends 10 Days in Scotland and England

The FC Edmonton “Eddies” recently returned home from a ten day pre-season tour in Scotland and England with WorldStrides Excel. The Eddies played friendly matches against local Scottish and English professional teams to help prepare them for their upcoming NASL season. FC Edmonton played four in... Read More