Soccer camps for girls

Soccer camps for girls

The majority of training programs offered at summer camps and soccer academies are mixed. Meaning, boys and girls of similar age groups and levels play together. The Real Madrid or the Chelsea in Cantabria in general have more girls in their programs that the rest, but if you don´t want to risk it or are looking for a 100% female training camp, below you can find the specific soccer camps for girls so you can choose based on your needs and objectives:

FC BARCELONA ESCOLA SUMMER CAMP FOR GIRLS

The FC Barcelona has put together a soccer camp for girls between the ages of 12 and 17.  This program is available for one or two weeks and is held at the facilities of the FC Barcelona, at the sports complex of Joan Gamper.

One of the aspects that stand out in these types of camps is the personnel, which are mostly made up of women, only the coaches who organize the soccer sessions are men.

TRAINING

The technical team, who put together the training sessions, belongs to the official Fútbol Club Barcelona school, so the sessions are for professionals. The female team of the Barça is one of the most successful teams in the Spanish league and the members are also on the Spanish Female Team. The FCB is known for having a sports organization envied by all, and support many sports including the female soccer team since it has grown exponentially in the last years.

As we mentioned, training takes place at the club facilities and in this case on the artificial grass. Barcelona´s sport complex is located just 15 minutes from the girl´s housing. Campus participants have two 90-minute daily sessions of training, as well as a daily conference regarding soccer held by club professionals.

The groups are divided by age and level and have no more than 12 girls in each group to achieve a more personalized training. Another favorable factor of this camp is the specialized training for goalkeepers, for those who want to improve their technique at the goal line.

Training follows the clubs methodology instilled in all the categories and is based in the way the first male team has been playing during the last decade, a control of soccer focused on having possession of the ball and defending it.

Housing

Girls stay at the Colegio Mayor de San Jordi student housing, which has double rooms and private bathrooms. All the rooms have a desk, closet, air conditioning and Wi-Fi.

On the other hand, the housing has terrific common areas so girls can make use of their free time. If they want to continue practicing sports, they can use the gymnasium or the courts at the San Jordi School and also make use of the gardens, study hall, game room, computer room, laundry room and the restaurant-cafeteria.

Weekends are usually reserved for field trips, such as visiting the FC Barcelona Camp Nou soccer stadium, a tour of a museum, visit the Barcelona Aquarium or enjoy the day at the theme park Port Aventura, although this field trip is not available for girls who only spend one week at the camp.

Dates and prices

The FCB Escola camp is held at the end of July and beginning of August, the start dates are on June 30th  and on August 6th . The cost of this program is 1,995€ for one week and 2,995€ for two weeks. The price includes a sports kit with 2 shirts, 2 shorts and 2 pairs of socks for the training sessions and 1 t-shirt, 1 pair of short and 1 pair of socks for the games as well as a pullover for field trips.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM ?

  • 2 daily practice sessions following the methodology of the club
  • 1 daily workshop or seminar about different topics related to soccer held by professionals of the Barça
  • Official training kit:
  • Training uniform,: 2 t-shirts, 2 shorts and 2 pairs of socks.
  • Game uniform: 1 t-shirt, 1 pair of shorts, and 1 pair of socks.
  • Transfer service
  • Recreational activities on the weekends (only for the two week program)
  • Reservations
  • Pullover for field trips
  • Tour visit of Barcelona
  • Theme park visit (only for the two week program)
  • Basic health insurance

Girl´s soccer camp in Manchester City

The Manchester City camp offers one of the best soccer camps for girls. It lasts two weeks (13 nights) and is available for girls between the ages of 9 and 17 years of age who love soccer and are looking for a professional high quality training facility. The sessions take place in the same facilities where the female team City FC trains and the housing is located only 20 minutes from the sports facilities, which is an added benefit.soccer camps for girls

Training

Participating in this camp offers a unique opportunity to experience soccer as a professional player of the Manchester City would, learning a style of play, techniques and knowledge from the best professionals of the academy.

The soccer program at this camp is comprehensive and combines technical and tactical exercises with a learning process focused on other important aspects for athletes. During the 15 hours a week of training the girls perform:

  • Physical, technical and tactical exercises on the field.
  • Nutrition, hydration, physical and sports care in order to obtain the best results on the soccer field and to take care of their health.
  • Analytical strategy game workshops
  • Activities to foster values such as respect, the understanding of diverse cultures and the coexistence in an international environment

Language Classes

The way language classes are conveyed at this camp is without a doubt a differentiating element with regards to other type of programs. This prestigious academy is in charge of teaching 15 hour a week classes practicing exercises making learning fun and natural with interactive activities. Girls use different facilities every day at the soccer academy and practice a concrete topic. For example, one day they visit the club´s press centre and practice media conversations just like athletes do after a game. Another day classes take place in the conference hall or at the gym.

The main objective of the classes is to improve their communication skills so they can practice their English in a soccer context, allowing students to participate and have fun learning without even noticing. All of this added to practicing a language every day at the camp gets the girls to speak the language and improve their level rapidly.

Location

The camp is located in the city of Manchester, one of the most important cities in England. Girls travel daily by private bus from the housing to the sports facilities located approximately 20 minutes away. Both facilities are first class and offer all the commodities and the personnel are all female, making the stay more comfortable.

Housing

Camp participants stay at the University of Manchester housing campus at the Sheavyn House apartments in single rooms with private bathrooms.

Sports Facilities

Training sessions take place at the sports facilities in the Soccer City academy, located in the spectacular sport city of the club near Etihad Stadium. These are the same facilities where all the category clubs train, including of course the first female Manchester City team.

Dates and Prices

This camp takes place at the end of June through the first days of August with a camp registration fee of 125€.

As with other camps in England, the official price is in pounds, so the final price in euros may vary somewhat due to currency fluctuation rates.

What´s included in the program?

  • Daily transportation from the housing facility to the Manchester Sports City
  • Housing in single rooms with private bathrooms
  • Full board
  • 15 hours of weekly training
  • Two field trips
  • Nightly entertainment activities
  • 15 hours of interactive English classes with a soccer context
  • 1 interactive themed field trip
  • One exclusive Manchester City soccer academy training kit
  • One award ceremony for the best players and teams
  • One academic uniform at the end of the program
  • All learning materials

Summer camp for girls at the Arsenal in Englandsoccer camps for girls

The Arsenal in England offers an exclusive soccer camp for girls between the ages of 10 and 16 years. The program lasts two weeks and takes place at the Charterhouse headquarters.

Two options are available for the soccer program along with English classes or a more intensive soccer program without classes; this last one focuses on high intensity training.

Training

Official Arsenal coaches offer the training sessions, one of the most famous female and male soccer teams in the world. The structure of the Arsenal FC is one of the best in the world and their soccer organization produce players who gain a spot on the first team.

If you choose the camp with English classes, 15 hours of training a week take place. If you don´t want language classes, you can choose a soccer program that includes 30 hours of weekly training.

The groups are divided according to the level of play and the technical and tactical exercises are focused on transmitting the club´s game philosophy. They may play with boys who also participate in the soccer camp at the same date and location.

English Classes

Girls can attend 15 hours of English classes a week to improve their language level during their stay at the camp. A test is given on the first day to distribute the groups by levels. There is not need to have a minimum requirement level of English in order to participate and all levels are available, from beginners to advanced. The classes focus on all the aspects of the language as well as a soccer context.

In addition to the language lessons, just being at the camp provides an opportunity to improve their level of English since all the activities are performed in the English language. This experience is unique due to the varied nationalities of the students so girls who live together are exposed to many different cultures.

Housing

The headquarters chosen for this camp is Charterhouse, an English school with magnificent facilities where the student housing has single rooms. The training fields are also located in the Charterhouse complex, as well as several, relaxation rooms and a pool to use during free time.

This is a very special place, since this is where soccer was invented. The girls coincide with a camp for boys, which take place in the same location, but they sleep in separate modules and participate together in some activities and field trips.

Dates and prices

This camp takes place in mid July and the price is 2,915€. The official price for this camp is in POUNDS so the final price in EUROS can vary slightly due to the currency fluctuation of both currencies as with other United Kingdom camps.

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What´s included in the program?

  • Housing in single rooms with private bathrooms
  • Full board
  • 15 hours of weekly training
  • Field trip to the Arsenal stadium
  • Entertainment activities each week
  • 1 field trip
  • English classes
  • Exclusive camp training kit
  • All learning materials

Soccer program for girls a the IMG academy

One of the best sports academies in the world is IMG, which specializes in training all levels of great athletes. This training program can be a unique opportunity for girls as they participate in the most popular sport in the United States

What is this academy like and where is it located?

This academy is located in FloridaBradenton, just 15 minutes away from the Sarasota-Bradenton airport. The facilities are impressive and the campus has student housing, 20 multi-sport fields, 50 tennis courts, a sports hospital for physical therapy, gymnasium, school and a stadium for 5,000 spectators.

What soccer programs are available for girls?

This academy is open all year long and has flexible programs that adapt to all types of needs:

Long term programs

If you are looking for a long-term program, this academy offers a full year program to a six-month or trimester programs. The dates are adapted to the American school term, since a majority of the participants attend school or the academy´s high school where they continue with their education as they train as athletes.

Short programs

The academy offers special programs during vacation periods. For example, summer or winter camps are available for two weeks and weekly programs are also available during the rest of the year for athletes who want to take advantage of their break so they can continue working and improving as soccer players.

What does the female training program at IMG consist of?

Depending on the level of intensity you are looking for, IMG offers 3 training programs. The Core program is the most basic and includes soccer training at the fields in the morning as well as the afternoon, and a physical movement session and a daily refurbishment mental session.

The Total Athlete focuses on the comprehensive development of the athletes and adds one more hour a day to the following areas: speed / agility, leadership, mental strength, vision / reaction and nutrition.

Finally, the intensive program called, Game Changer, personalizes the training for each student and includes all the above in addition to a couple of small group sessions with a coach (approximately 2 personalized hours more) per week.

The general training characteristics are:

  • Personalized development
  • Team environment
  • Specific exercises depending on the position of play
  • More than 5 daily hours of training
  • Strategy sessions
  • Organized competitions
  • Physical and mental therapy
  • High intensity training specialists
  • Specific training for goalkeepers

English Classes

For those who choose the English class option, they train for half a day and take language classes during the other half. Depending on the duration of the chosen program they can participate in different courses:

  • If you only choose a 2-week program, you can participate in English classes as ESL (English as a Second Language).
  • If you spend more time, and you comply with a minimum required level, for example a course to prepare the SAT´s or a course to prepare for the TOEFL.

Remesoccer camps for girlsmber that many nationalities of girls participate in this academy, providing a uni
que experience to practice English and get to know girls from different countries.

Activities

Although this is a rigorous academy, there is time to relax and have fun with friends at the camp so the academy provides a movie theater, several recreation rooms and also organizes trips to tourist sites or nearby theme parks.

Female soccer has grown in Spain exponentially in the last years with unimaginable success in a very short time. The female team participated in their first World Cup in 2015 and is the most famous team in Europe, in addition to winning 4 European championships.

These are all the options we offer for a female soccer program. If you are interested in reserving a spot in one of our programs or wish to receive more information, please contact us.

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