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Every summer, enthusiastic young football players from all over the world come the Chelsea FC Foundation soccer camp in England to sharpen their ball skills and improve their English.

The London-based camp provides them with the unique opportunity to improve their footballing techniques under the guidance of professional coaches from the Chelsea FC Foundation.

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Available Programs

  • Football with English: 16 hours of traininig / week + 13 hours of English classes
  • Football without English: 16 hours of traininig / week
  • Goalkeeper training* with or without English classes: 16 hours of traininig (specialist option for children aged 13 to 17 years). *Extra charge of £100 per week on top of the standard price. A minimum number of reservations are required to enable this course to go ahead.

Camp Rating

Sports facilities
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Camp details

16 h / week
English Classes:
15 lessons / week
Required Age:
10 - 17 years
Price from:
4015 € 2 weeks

Age Ratio:
9 - 10-11
12 - 13-14
15 - 16-17
Boys / Girls Ratio:
Top 5 nationalities:
United States
Positive Values
  • They offer two football program options (with and without English classes)

  • Goalkeeper training program available

  • High quality accommodation

  • Good option for those looking for linguistic immersion

  • High quality English classes

Negative Values
  • They only train three days a week at the club's official facilities

  • Not at all flexible to changes in the program

  • A minimum amoung of reservations required for the goalkeeper program to take place

At the same, the students can have fun improving their English skills thanks to a program organised by the famous Choices International language school.

The summer camp is aimed at children between the ages of 9 and 17 who are passionate about football but also want to have fun while improving their linguistic abilities. However, those who already have a good grasp of the English language can chose a program that focuses purely on football.

Client Opinion

Chelsea FC Foundation Training

Training at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp

At the Chelsea FC Foundation soccer camp, children aged between 9 and 17 can spend the summer training like their professional heroes at top class facilities in London, England. During their stay at the camp, the students will learn all the vital techniques and tactics that are required to develop as a football player. In addition, they will train alongside like-minded youngsters from all over the world in an open and inclusive environment.

Football Training

Training location:
Cobham, Surrey
Hours of training per week:
16 h / week

Training Languages:
Languages spoken by coaches:

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

Number of children per group:
Training surface:
Artificial grass

There are a total of three different training programs to choose from at the Chelsea FC Foundation summer camp. To help you choose the right one for your child, here is a summary of what each program includes:

Football + English program:

  • 16 hours of football training combined with 13 hours of English classes per week

Football program:

  • 16 hours of football training per week without English classes

Goalkeeper program + English:

  • Training program specifically designed for young goalkeepers aged between 13 and 17 years consisting of 16 hours of football training and 13 hours of English classes per week.

Goalkeeper program:

  • Training program specifically designed for young goalkeepers aged between 13 and 17 years consisting of 16 hours of football training per week without English classes.

During the goalkeeper training program, the students will spend some time together practicing techniques specific to their discipline. They will then join up with the main training group for the rest of the day.
Due to the specialist nature of the goalkeeper training program, the groups are very small with a minimum of four and a maximum of six students per session.
A minimum of four children are needed for the goalkeeper program to take place and an additional cost of £100 must be applied to the standard price.

Training at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp. Left picture
Training at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp. Right picture


All training sessions at the Chelsea FC summer camp are directed by professional coaches affiliated to the foundation’s football academies. This means that the children will be trained by coaches who work regularly with the club’s youth academies at their training facilities in Cobham, Surrey.

The coaches and their assistants are fully qualified and UEFA accredited. They all have extensive experience of teaching football skills, techniques and tactics to young children and teenagers in a multicultural training environment.

The Club

Chelsea Football Club was originally founded in 1905 by the Mears brothers - two entrepreneurs from London who also owned the famous Stamford Bridge stadium. The club spent it early years rising and falling between the top two divisions of English football before eventually win their first league title in 1955. Today, Chelsea are recognised as one of the best teams in the Premier League and attract supporters from all over the globe. They regularly compete in the top European competitions such as the Champions League.

During recent years, many famous players from around the world and have been lured to London to don the shirt of the Blues. Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas, Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba are just a few of the big name players who have plied their trade at Stamford Bridge.

In addition, the club has recruited some of the best and most respected coaches in the world including Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti, Antonio Conte and Rafael Benitez.

In England, the club has won five top-flight titles, seven FA Cups and five League Cups. On the European stage, Chelsea’s trophy haul includes one Champions League, one Europa League, two Cup Winners’ Cups and one Super Cup.

Chelsea FC Foundation English Lessons

The English classes at the Chelsea FC Foundation summer camp are hosted by the famous Choices International language school. The organisation boasts a roster of teachers who are experienced in teaching both adults and children intensive language programs in a multicultural environment.

Language classes at Football camp

Children per group:
Group Division:
Native teachers
Language classes at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp. Left picture
Language classes at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp. Right picture

The Choices International language school has developed its own teaching method which incorporates the topic of football into English language classes.

All the staff members and teaching programs of the Choices International School are supported by both the British Council, the official organisation which manages and standardises the teaching of English worldwide; and English UK, the association for English teaching in the United Kingdom.

The English language Courses

The students will partake in 15 hours of English lessons per week between Monday and Friday. During the classes, they will carry out activities that promote participation and help to improve their communication skills.

The teaching methods are interactive and fun, placing emphasis on spoken expression. In addition, the program is specifically designed for youngsters, using football and their social environment as a reference point.

The course includes a variety of learning strategies including role playing and teamwork. To ensure an attentive learning experience, class sizes are limited to a maximum of 15 students per group.

The language classes are hosted at the facilities of Kingston University, next to the student residences.

The Teachers

The classes are taught by fully-qualified teachers who are experienced in teaching English to young people. The teachers are also responsible for assigning the students to the appropriate groups.

In order to do this, each student is assessed upon arrival at the centre to determine their current knowledge of the English language. They are then placed into groups where they can work, progress and learn at a suitable pace.

Chelsea FC Foundation Agenda

Students who attend the Chelsea FC Foundation summer camp in London will get the chance to have fun and enjoy themselves away from the training ground and classroom through a range of exciting activities.

At the end of each day between Monday and Friday, the camp staff members will organise various events to keep the children amused.

weekly timetable Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Camp 2018

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Camp 2018 schedule

Moreover, when the weekend arrives, even more fun can be had on the half-day and full-day excursions that are included as part of the package.

The evening activities are held at the University of Roehampton residence, while the excursions will involve a trip away from the accommodation facilities.

The recreational schedule will help the non-native students to improve their English conversational skills, while also giving them a chance to interact and get to know each other better.

Enjoying Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp activities. Left picture
Enjoying Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp activities. Right picture


The activities are designed to be fun, creative and entertaining but in a way that also helps to improve the children's understanding of English and sharpen their vocabulary.
Examples of evening activities include:

  • Barbecue
  • Talent show
  • Quiz night
  • Movie night
  • Disco


The half-day excursions will be dedicated to visiting the city of London and Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge Stadium, while full-day trips will focus on exploring other points of interest in England’s fascinating capital city.

Chelsea FC Foundation Accommodation

To ensure that students are comfortable during their time at the Chelsea FC summer camp, the foundation has selected the facilities of the University of Roehampton as the residence venue for its programs.

This high quality venue provides single rooms with shared bathrooms and is equipped with all the facilities that the children will need to remain comfortable and feel at home during their summer break.


Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Camp 2018 camp Accommodation

Digby Stuart College Residence

Accommodation type:
Room type:

Bathroom type:
Air conditioning:

Free WIFI:

Languages spoken by monitors:
Spanish, English
The number of children per monitor:

Shared amenities

Multi sports stadium
Games room
Snacks shop
TV room / cinema
Playing tables: Ping pong, Billiards or others


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

Distance between facilities

Accommodation - Training
20 min
Accommodation - Language classes
2 min
Accommodation - Meals
2 min

Health care

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

The common areas are designed to create a comfortable atmosphere where students can get to know and interact with one another. As well as chatting and relaxing with their new friends, participants can watch TV, play pool or enjoy a game of table tennis.

A bus is provided by the organization to transport the students from the residence halls to the Chelsea FC Foundation training pitches in Cobham.

A closer look at the accommodation at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp. Left photo
A closer look at the accommodation at Chelsea FC Foundation Football Soccer Camp. Right photo


Chelsea FC Foundation attaches great importance to the safety of the boys and girls who participate in its activities, both inside and outside of the training camps.

Parents can rest assured that the students are always be under the supervision of a group of responsible monitors dedicated exclusively to each group. The supervisors act as liaison between the organization and the students, taking care of all their queries and attending to their most immediate needs at the camp.

Chelsea FC Foundation Prices

Duration (Weeks)Chelsea FC - Programa estándar + Idiomas
Summer Soccer Camp with EnglishSummer Soccer Camp
2 Weeks4015 €3650 €
4 Weeks7425 €6695 €
6 Weeks10835 €9735 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 125.

Prices are shown in Euros. Do you wish to see them in Dollars? Change to USD

The official rate of this camp is determined in POUNDS, so the final amount in EUROS may vary slightly due to the fluctuation of both currencies.

Starting Dates

2 weeks


01 July - 14 July

There are places

15 July - 28 July

There are places

29 July - 11 August

There are places

4 weeks


01 July - 28 July

There are places

6 weeks


01 July - 11 August

There are places

Included in the price
  • 15 hours of English lessons per week hosted by the Berlitz language school
  • 12 hours of soccer training each week with coaches from the Chelsea FC Foundation
  • Full-board accommodation at the student residence
  • Daily bus to the training ground
  • Chelsea FC Foundation equipment for training
  • Excursion to Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge Stadium
  • 2 excursions each weekend
  • All teaching materials needed for the English classes and the football training
  • Free Internet access
  • Official certificate for the English language course
  • Official reception and presentation of the course to the students
Not included in the price
  • Airport transfers
  • Flights
  • Medical insurance

Transfer Service

Please see below available schedules and prices for this service:

  • Arrivals: Arrivals must be between 10:00h and 15:00h
  • Departures: The departure time for flights must be between 12:00h and 17:00h
TransferOne way onlyReturn
Heathrow Airport£95£190
Gatwick Airport£125£250
St. Pancras Station£100£200
Luton/Stansted Airports£150£300


* Outside the standard established times for arrivals and departures, the transfers service will incur an additional cost of £50 per person, per journey.

* Optional Unaccompanied Minor (UM) service: £65 per journey (this is mandatory if you are booking the minor accompanying service from the airline).

* Your price quote will contain the standard transfer cost. Once the dates of the flight are confirmed the price of the transfer 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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