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The Barcelona High Performance Training Program offers an intensive summer camp for male and female student athletes from 6 to 21 years old. This program is intense and only suitable for serious athletes. The camp’s coaches are all highly qualified and training is dedicated to improving the players’ technical precision. It is highly football centric and there is little time for other activities.

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Available Programs

  • Football Camp for players and goalkeepers without accommodation
  • Football Camp for players and goalkeepers + accommodation onsite
  • Football Camp for players and goalkeepers + High quality external accommodation

Camp Rating

Training
 
 
100%
Lodging
 
 
40%
Sports facilities
 
 
60%
Prices
 
 
90%
Total Valoration:
7.5/10

Camp details

Training:
35 - 40 h / week
Required Age:
8 - 21 years
Location:
Barcelona
Lodging:
Shared by 4-6 participants
Price from:
Barcelona: 1620 € 2 weeks
2610 € 2 weeks

Age Ratio:
8 - 10
17,51%
10 - 12
21,8%
12 - 14
25,44%
14 - 16
29,93%
17 - 21
5,31%
Boys / Girls Ratio:
99%
Boys
Girls
Top 5 nationalities:
Spain
50
Mexico
25
Russia
10
South Korea
10
Positive Values
  • The most intensive and professional football training (the highest rated by our clients)

  • Ability to attend a program at any time of year for any length of time

  • Compete in international tournaments on specific dates during the summer which scouts attend

  • Participants receive personalized reports of their strengths and weaknesses

Negative Values
  • Accommodation is inferior to accommodation at other camps (we offer a higher quality accommodation option at an additional cost)

The program is for student athletes who are already highly skilled football players and whose main objective is to fine-tune their skills physically, technically, mentally, and strategically. Programs are especially designed for different age groups.

The Barcelona Academy is a professional establishment which specializes in training talented student athletes to fulfill their potential and eventually play in the first or second divisions of Europe’s top leagues. This is a distinguished program as a result of its professional nature and its demanding and intensive program. On average, 30 of the academy’s students per year are offered contracts with first division European teams.

Each year, hundreds of student athletes attend the Barcelona High Performance summer camp. The academy also offers similar yearlong high performance training programs as well as other short specialized programs. For more information, please contact us.

Student housing is in the same location as the sports complex where participants train. This provides extra security for the young athletes and reassurance for their parents.
The high performance academy attracts student athletes from all over the world. These participants come from different backgrounds and have different cultures, values, and religions and even speak different languages. The students enjoy an enlightening educational experience as they learn to live in harmony and respect one another.
 

ENROLMENT REQUIREMENTS

The high performance program is designed for student athletes from 8 to 21 years old who are already highly skilled soccer players. Participants should be serious, responsible and hardworking and should be willing to make sacrifices in order to reach their full potential.

A typical day at Barcelona - High Performance football soccer camp
A typical day at Barcelona - High Performance football soccer camp

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Training Programme

This program is very demanding in nature. Athletes spend most of their time attending different training sessions. Training starts at 9:00 AM and continues until 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM making it suitable for only the most highly skilled, physically fit athletes.

Football Training

High performance Program (from 14 to 21 years old)


Training location:
High Performance Academy
Hours of training per week:
35 - 40 h / week

Languages spoken by coaches:
Spanish, English
Levels of training offered by the camp:
Advanced


How are the groups organized?
Age and Level
Number of children per group:
12

Training surface:
ArtroTurf
High performance program (from 8 to 13 years old)


Training location:
High Performance Academy
Hours of training per week:
35 h / week

Training Languages:
Spanish
Languages spoken by coaches:
Spanish, English


Levels of training offered by the camp:
Advanced, Intermediate
How are the groups organized?
Age and Level

Number of children per group:
12
Training surface:
Artificial grass

The Barcelona High Performance Academy is also dedicated to instilling values in its students.


The camp’s unique training program is designed to maximize the players’ progress far beyond the technical aspects of the sport. To optimize progress over a short period of time, coaches frequently individually evaluate players and point out their personal strengths and weaknesses.


Coaches place athletes in small groups based on skill level so they can set proper attainable yet challenging goals for the athletes. How do coaches do this? They challenge the athletes with drills that are slightly above the current skill level of the athletes while at the same time instructing them through the drills and encouraging their effort.

 

At this academy, students:

  • Improve concentration
  • Learn to make intelligent decisions
  • Gain complete technical knowledge of the game
  • Gain awareness of the movement and positioning of teammates and opponents
  • Develop the rhythm and intensity of European football

 

Once again, this academy is extremely football centric but is also dedicated to teaching its students values such as sacrifice, work ethic, and respect.

The academy’s mission is to develop intelligent football players who, as a result of their football skills and/or the values they learned at the academy, have very high chances of being successful.

Training at Barcelona - High Performance football soccer camp. Left picture
Training at Barcelona - High Performance football soccer camp. Right picture

Agenda & Activities

Training starts at 9:00 AM and continues until 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM and is divided into two distinct sessions:

  • Training on the pitch including theory and technical sessions
  • Strategic discussion including video analysis of matches

weekly timetable Barcelona Soccer School - High Performance camp 2019

Barcelona Soccer School - High Performance camp 2019 schedule
Enjoying Barcelona - High Performance football soccer camp activities. Left picture
Enjoying Barcelona - High Performance football soccer camp activities. Right picture

Excursions and activities

Participants attend practical and theoretical training sessions until around 7:00 PM every day. After training, they have time to relax, socialize, catch up with their families, or enjoy the facilities of the residence.

The program is highly football centric and there is little time for other activities. As such, it is perfect for serious athletes who want to dedicate themselves to football professionally.

Nevertheless, the camp does offer some non-football related activities for participants. For example, students 14 years old and over attend daily activities in the swimming pool. Therefore, participants 14 years old and over should bring bathing gear, flip-flops, and a towel.

Participants also have the opportunity to visit a few sites and attend some events in the area to get to know the city of Barcelona. These excursions include:

  • A visit to the museum of Barcelona FC
  • Karting
  • Quasar combat
  • A Movie NIGHT at Barcelona’s 3D Cinemax

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Accommodation & Facilities

If you wish to reserve accommodation with the football program, you can choose between two different options:

  • Option one: Stay at the academy’s own residence. This is basic accommodation on the same site as the sports complex which means athletes won’t have to travel to and from the training grounds.
  • Option two: Stay at a higher quality external residence. Students staying at the external residence will have to travel 30 minutes to and from the training grounds.

 

Barcelona Soccer School - High Performance camp 2019 camp Accommodation

Accommodation at High Performance Academy
Accommodation type:
Residence
Room type:
Shared by 4-20 participants

Bathroom type:
Private
Air conditioning:
Yes


Free WIFI:
Yes
Languages spoken by monitors:
Spanish, English

The number of children per monitor:
1:15

Shared amenities

Free WIFI
Multi sports stadium
Fitness center
Garden
Cafeteria
Swimming pool
Playing tables: Ping pong, Billiards or others

Meals

Menu type: Buffet
Special Menu:
Supervised food by monitors? Yes
Can you repeat dish? Yes

Distance between facilities

Accommodation - Training
Accommodation - Meals

Health care

Nurse: Yes
Doctor: No
Physiotherapist: Yes
First Aid Equipment: Yes

OPTION 1: ACCOMMODATION IN THE CAMP

The Barcelona High Performance Academy has its own accommodation which is located within the complex. This comprises small, basic, furnished units or bungalows which are shared between 6 participants. Each bungalow has an area for sleeping and a bathroom.

The rooms are simple. Each room has bunk beds for sleeping and lockers to store personal items. Each student also has their own personal safe. Bedrooms are climate controlled (air conditioning and heating) and have a bathroom/shower which is shared among roommates.

OPTION 2: HIGHER QUALITY EXTERNAL ACCOMMODATION

The external accommodation is separate from the camp complex. This accommodation is more comfortable and luxurious.

This accommodation is a high standard student residence located in Castelldefels, 30 km from the camp sports grounds.

The Castelldefels residence also accommodates many other student athletes who are participating in other summer camps in Barcelona.

Students who choose this higher quality accommodation attend the high performance football program’s daily training sessions. After training, they have the opportunity to socialize with the rest of the student athletes living in the residence by joining the residence’s social program. On Sundays, all student athletes at the residence have the opportunity to travel to Barcelona and explore the beautiful city.

ROOMS

Rooms at the external residence are modern and light. Each bedroom is shared between two students and there is a fully equipped private bathroom, air conditioning, and a desk and wardrobe for each occupant. There is also a small kitchen with a microwave and a fridge.

COMMON FACILITIES AT THE RESIDENCE

There are extensive common amenities at the external residence. These include a study room, an IT suite, and a game room which the residents can use in their free time. There is also a dining room, a gym, a heated swimming pool, and laundry and room cleaning service.

Summary of common facilities

  • Dining room
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Laundry
  • Study room
  • IT suite
  • Recreation areas
WHAT SERVICES ARE INCLUDED IN THE HIGHER QUALITY ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE

Students at the high performance camp who choose to stay at the external residence will enjoy the following services:

  • Accommodation in Castelldefels Residence (shared double room with private bathroom)
  • Breakfast and dinner (packed lunch for full day excursions)
  • 5 hours of language classes per week (English or Spanish) with native speaker teachers and learning materials.
  • Full day sports and cultural excursions on Sundays.
  • 24 hour supervision by qualified and accredited monitors
  • Tee-shirt, cap and backpack
  • Daily transport between residence and training grounds from Monday to Saturday
  • Pick up and drop off at the airport/station (3 transfer timetables available)
DAY TO DAY ROUTINE OF STUDENTS

Students wake up and have breakfast at the residence. Then, they are transported by a supervised bus to the sports complex to train. After training, the bus transports them back to the residence.

In the afternoons, students have the opportunity to attend language lessons (English or Spanish) from Monday to Friday. In the evenings, there is a social program at the residence organized by the entertainment staff.

On Sundays, students visit Barcelona.

SPORTS GROUNDS AT THE CAMP

Common facilities

In terms of the common facilities and other services, the residence has a cafeteria, a number of study rooms, a gym, a heated swimming pool, laundry service, and room cleaning service.

Sports grounds

The camp has outstanding sports facilities comprising artificial first generation turf.

In addition, the academy has medical services such as physio, physical trainers, nutritionists, and sports psychologists. There is also private medical insurance.

Prices & Dates

* 2 week summer program available from 1,620 Eur for children under 14 and from 2,610 Eur for youngsters over 14 years

The Barcelona High Performance Soccer Academy offers personalised programs from one week long to one year long as also offers special programs during the summer.
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Included in the price
  • Sports kit including shirt, shorts, socks, t-shirt and sweatshirt
  • Accommodation on a full board basis
  • High performance football training
  • Entertainment and leisure activities
Not included in the price
  • Airport transfers (available at extra cost)
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Accommodation upgrade (available at extra cost)
  • English classes (available at extra cost)

Transfer Service

Please see below available available prices for this service:

TransferOne way onlyReturn
Barcelona Airport€50€100
Sants Station€50€100

 

* Your price quote will contain the standard transfer cost. Once we confirm the dates the price will be adjusted accordingly.

Insurance Services

Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:

Camp cancellation insurance

If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here

Travel insurance

We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here

Steps to make a reservation for the camp

  • Step 1: Make a payment of 50% of the total cost of the program. (If you reserve after May 31st, you must pay 100% of the cost of the program to reserve.)
  • Step 2: Turn in the required documents duly completed.

Once you have completed steps 1 and 2, we’ll send you a confirmation of your reservation.

Once you have received the confirmation, you can buy your transportation tickets. If you have reserved the transfer service, be sure to send us an email regarding the details of your trip so we can successfully transport you to the camp.

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