A high performance soccer camp in Valencia for boys and girls aged 12 to 16 years old. The camp is suitable for outfield players or goalkeepers, with levels ranging from intermediate to elite, who want to improve their performance or try an academy where they can join a long term course.

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General information about the Academy

  • Location: Valencia, Spain
  • Ages and genders: 12 - 16 years old, boys and girls
  • Levels: Intermediate/Advanced/Elite

Valencia's High Performance summer soccer camps are held in the first fortnight of July in Bétera, which is just 20 minutes away from Valencia Airport (VLC), Spain. The academy offers boys and girls from 12 to 16 years years of age the chance to take part in professional style training, all 100% focused on improving their soccer performance.

This Valencia High Performance summer soccer camp is the perfect opportunity for intermediate, advanced, or elite soccer players to take full advantage of their summer vacation and improve their skills. The participants will work on their individual skills, technique, shooting accuracy and power, passing skills, and match preparation.

In addition to its summer camp, this Academy offers year-round programs which can be either short or long duration. 

 

Primary Summer Camp Programs Options

Check out the main features of the summer programs available at this camp:

ProgramProgram typeTraining levelTraining Intensity Players levelLanguage classes Accommodation qualityTraining facilities qualityPrice
Valencia high performance football summer camps (12-16 years) Players or goalkeepers. (Mixed) 4/5 4/5 4/5 NO 4.5/5 4/5 from $ 2059
for 1 week
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Academy / Club history

The Valencia High Performance Soccer Academy is an all-year-round soccer school that offers a variety of short and long term programs.

It has more than two decades of international experience in the professional sports sector. The Valencia Soccer Academy is the ideal choice for a stimulating year-long experience in which youngsters can immerse themselves in the European soccer system.

It has a wide network of contacts with local, national, and international soccer clubs, which means they can source the very best opportunities for talented players who are looking to start their professional careers in Spain and Europe; they can also prepare them for a scholarship in the United States.

Training

  • Level: Intermediate/Advanced/Elite
  • Students per training group: 15 students per group
  • Training language: Spanish, English
  • Training intensity: 3/5

The summer programs at the Valencia High Performance Academy serve several purposes. They can be used to improve performance over a short period of time, to try things out with a view to joining a long term program, or simply as pre-season training to prepare the youngsters to be ready to perform at the top of their game when the new season starts.

The training program includes either one or two daily sessions. In these training sessions we work on different individual and group drills on the pitch, as well as strategic drills. 
Strength and conditioning work is also carried out in the gym.

Finally, the Academy organizes competitions with local teams or academies in the area to enable the participants to put into practice everything they have learned during the camp.

Training Facilities

  • Training ground: 11-a-side soccer field with artificial turf.
  • Additional training facilities: gymnasium, locker room, physiotherapy center, medical clinic, swimming pool.
  • Quality of facilities: 5/5

Those who enrol on the Valencia High Performance Camp will train at the Mas Camarena Residence sporting facilities, which is also where their accommodation is, just 15 minutes from the center of Valencia.

The students will have two artificial turf soccer fields at their disposal for training as well as a gymnasium, swimming pool, indoor multi-sport court, and other facilities.

Coaches

  • Licenses: UEFA Pro License and other sport and fitness certifications
  • Coaches' experience: Training in professional or semi-professional teams
  • Playing experience: Some coaches have played for professional or semi-professional teams in the past
  • Languages: Spanish (native), English (some coaches are British and the others have an intermediate level in English)

The instructors at Valencia's High Performance Academy are UEFA-licensed and have extensive experience in training young footballers. Some also have a degree in sports science. 

In terms of language skills, several coaches have a good level of English. The academy also has nutritionists and dieticians to educate students on healthy eating habits for young athletes, and to prepare healthy meals during their stay at the academy.

Language Classes

This academy welcomes many different nationalities in its summer camps. Because of this, it also offers participants the chance to take part in some language classes to improve their language skills. You can choose these optional English or Spanish classes for an additional cost of 150 € per week.

This optional language program consists of 5 hours of classes per week, in which students will work on communication, pronunciation, vocabulary, and learning based on real-life situations.

Students who choose this option will take a test at the beginning of the program to place them in the most appropriate group for their level.

Camp Schedule

Here is a typical daily schedule at the camp, however the exact schedule may change at any time.

STANDARD SCHEDULE

  • Schedule: 
  • Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:00 am
  • Workout: 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Strength and conditioning: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Lunch: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Video analysis: 14:00 - 15:15
  • Individual skill development: 15:15 - 16:00
  • Rest and recovery: 16:00 - 17:30
  • Training/Competition: 18:00 - 20:00
  • Dinner: 20:00 - 21:00
  • Lights out: 22.00
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Accommodation

  • Name of accommodation: Mas Camarena Resort
  • Location: Bétera, 15 minutes from Valencia
  • Rooms: Single, double or triple rooms
  • Bathrooms: One bathroom per room
  • Quality: 5/5

The students at the Valencia high performance soccer summer camps will stay in the residential complex, which is located right next to the training facilities. They will stay in comfortable single, double, or triple rooms with air conditioning and private bathrooms. All of them are bright exterior rooms.

Common areas in the residence include a lounge with a TV, a swimming pool, and paddle tennis courts. The residence also offers free Wi-Fi.

The meals are buffet style and served on site, all carefully prepared by qualified dieticians.

Monitors are on hand at all times to help participants with anything they may need while on the camp.

Safety

The Valencia High Performance Academy’s location is unbeatable in terms of security, and is based in Bétera, in the province of Valencia.

Spain is considered a safe country, ranked 17th out of 162 on the Safe Around country safety index. Bétera is a small town on the outskirts of Valencia, with just over 23,000 inhabitants. It’s a quiet location, and all facilities are located on the same campus, meaning it’s totally safe to move between accommodation facilities and training grounds.

Prices and Dates

Duration (Weeks) High Performance Sport Campus Valencia
Valencia High Performance
1 Week$ 2059
2081 €
£ 1770
2 Weeks$ 3429
3466 €
£ 2949

The official rate of this program is determined in US DOLLARS so the final amount in other currencies may vary slightly due to currency fluctuation.

Starting Dates

Valencia High Performance

01 July

08 July

Improved booking conditions for all camps

This 2024 make your reservation more easily and with less risk

  • We´ve lowered the deposit required to reserve your camp to just 500€
  • Free cancellation until March 1st
  • Money-back guarantee within 10 days
  • Optional insurances
  • *Please note that if a visa is required to attend camp, it will be necessary to pay the total amount of the program

Extra Services

You can purchase one of the extra services below at an additional cost.

    Camp Insurance

    We offer two insurance options based on your needs:

  • Cancellation and Interruption Insurance: This option allows you to get your money back if you have to cancel or interrupt the camp for any justified reason, including injury or illness of participants both before and during the camp (the policy contains 35 different causes for justified cancellations).
  • Travel/Medical Insurance: With this insurance policy, you will be covered for medical assistance abroad and possible expenses caused by health-related issues, as well as other contingencies such as lost luggage or an unforeseen flight change.

    Download the following PDF to learn more about each insurance options terms and conditions, coverage features, and price.

    Camp Insurance
    Transfer Service:

    There are two types of transfer services available that we´ll detail for you below:

  • Standard transfer service: the camp offers an optional transfer service for participants who request it from the nearest airport to the residence (or vice versa). Check with Ertheo for schedules and prices for this service.
  • Special transfer with additional unaccompanied minor service: participants who fly to camp alone and have contracted the unaccompanied minor service with their airline must hire this special transfer with accompaniment so that the child isn´t left alone in the airport. Check with Ertheo for schedules and prices of this service.

Contact Ertheo for prices and additional information.

  • Nearest airport / train station: 
  • Valencia Manises Airport

Transportation to the camp (flights/trains) is not included in the price of our programs.

Advice from Ertheo

Valencia high performance soccer summer camps are perfect for passionate intermediate to advanced-level young soccer players who are fully committed to improving their skills.

These camps are also ideal for young players who want to train in state-of-the-art facilities suitable for professional sportspeople. In addition, the academy is used to hosting professional teams, which means that students on the summer programs will reside in comfortable, luxurious rooms specially designed to accommodate professional sports people.

This camp is for you if

  • You’re interested in attending an annual program at the Valencia Academy.
  • You have an intermediate to advanced level and would like to train in professional standard facilities.
  • You are an international student and are looking for coaches who speak several languages.

This camp is NOT for you if

  • Soccer is just a hobby and your goal is simply recreational.
  • You are looking for a program that is more focused on language learning or one which incorporates a lot of excursions and fun activities.
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