This camp is for boys and girls from 12-17 years old who are looking for a unique football experience in a great passionate city such as New York. In addition to football training from well-qualified professionals, the international campus offers English classes, activities and excursions for socializing, and a great opportunity to learn to be independent.
The campus is located on the edge of the beautiful Hudson River. The participants stay in the student residence of Mercy College and attend training sessions in the schools sport stadiums.
The surroundings are very safe and under 24 hour supervision by specialized monitors. This is a fantastic two week program in an unbeatable destination where participants come from all over the world to share their passion for football and hunger for new adventures.
Training Manchester City - New York
Each week, participants attend three hours of daily training from Monday through Friday where coaches teach them key techniques to perfect their skills and improve all aspects of their game.
The coaches are experts in the methodology and philosophy of Manchester City and are responsible for training the players using the same daily training methods of the club. As a result, players develop a deep understanding of the technique and strategy of Manchester City.
These are some examples of the exercises that are typically practiced during training:
- Development of technique and individual skills
- 1v1 challenges
Tactical comprehension exercises
The coaching staff consistently evaluates the players and lets the players know how they score on these evaluations. This way, during the course of the camp, the players always know where they need to improve.
Training sessions also include elements of English since trainers often discuss strategy and game analysis on the pitch.
The program includes a total of 30 hours of training with world renowned technical coaches and recreates a real professional football experience. Each day, players much accomplish objectives, gain self-confidence, and work hard to improve.
Additionally, this program considers values such as respect and teamwork extremely important and is dedicated to instilling such values in its participants both on and off the pitch.
English classes. Manchester City - New York
Camp English classes are fun and interactive. We understand that interest and excitement are vital to capture the students’ attention and instigate participation. Therefore, all learning is focused on football themes. In the classroom, students study vocabulary of technical concepts and football strategies so that later on, during training, they can easily understand the coaches’ instructions.
During the students’ two weeks at camp, they attend a total of 30 hours of English lessons. Students have access to the most modern technology which contributes to an entertaining learning experience.
Language classes at Football camp
In vocabulary classes and oral communication classes, teachers cover all the themes related to the world of football including: daily life of a footballer, managerial work, the work of an analysis, and journalism in football.
These are some examples of exercises that are carried out in English class:
- Recreation of a press conference and interviews with the media
- Football match analysis
- Visualization of matches and creation of sports columns and feature articles
Agenda and Activities. Manchester City - New York
Below you’ll find an example of a typical timetable of activities which a participant will follow during a day at the camp:
8.00 Wake up
8.45 Short meeting about daily activities
09.00 - 10.00 English Classes
10.30 - 12.00 Training
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 14.30 English classes
15.00 - 16.30 Training
17.00 Clean up, dinner, rest
19.30 - 21.30 Training activities
22.00 - 23.00 Bedtime
Each night after dinner, camp members participate in different entertaining activities that are designed to build camaraderie among teammates which later helps them understand each other better on the pitch. The camp counselors in charge of recreation and entertainment propose a series of games and competitions, and participants have a blast. On the last Friday of camp, a closing ceremony takes place where participants celebrate all that they have learned during their camp experience.
The weekend is dedicated to excursions. On Saturday, camp members take a tour through New York City and visit the most interesting sites of the city such as Central Park and the statue of Liberty. On Sunday, players go on a football focused excursion where they visit the New York City football stadium and attend a tour where they learn about the history of the club and its fantastic facilities.
Lodginig & Accomodation. Manchester City - New York
This camp is hosted by Mercy College. Students stay in the Mercy College student residence and have access to the university’s state of the art facilities. Except for excursions, all camp activities take place on campus. After all, the campus has fantastic sports facilities with fourth generation artificial turf.
With respect to lodging, the residence consists of both single and double rooms. Each room is equipped with a desk and WiFi connection. Bathrooms are shared.
Camp monitors supervise campers 24 hours a day and are responsible for attending to and helping participants with anything they might need. In the residence, there is one monitor for every 10 participants.
Manchester City - New York camp Accommodation
Distance between facilities
The camp is located 40km to the north of the center of New York City in a quiet area surrounded by nature.
The closest airports to the camp are:
- La Guardia International Airport: 50 minutes
- John F. Kennedy International Airport: 1 hour
- Newark Liberty International Airport: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Prices & Dates. Manchester City - New York
|Duration (Weeks)||New York City|
|Standard with English|
|2 Weeks||2820 €|
These courses are subject to a registration fee of 85€ charged by the camp
The official rate of this camp is determined in US DOLLARS, so the final amount in EUROS may vary slightly due to the fluctuation of both currencies.
Included in the price
- 30 hours of football training
- 30 hours of English Classes
- Closing ceremony
- A day trip to New York City
- Access to exclusive material for Manchester City
- Lodging in a single or double room equipped with WiFi
- An exclusive training kit from City Football Schools
- An academic certificate
- Nighttime activities
- Three meals a day
- Free laundering service provided for the training kit
Not included in the price
- The airplane ticket and/or transportation to the camp
- Transfer service
- Trip insurance
- Cancellation insurance
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
We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here