The Liverpool Football Camp in England is aimed at boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 17 years and provides young football lovers the opportunity to take part in a program which offers football coaching in a fun and positive environment.
The objective of the camp is to use football as a vehicle to encourage students to be more self-confident and to learn the important values that will help them as they develop into adults. Of course, they will also learn to improve their football skills under the guidance of some of the best professional coaches in the game.
- Soccer training + English Lessons
- Soccer training + Leadership Course (without language classes - only suitable for participants with a high level of English)The Leadership Course focuses on skills and qualities specifically related to the football industry
This program lasts for 2-6 weeks and combines top quality football coaching with English language classes. This provides a great opportunity for participants to improve their English level, not just by attending the 15 lessons each week, but also by becoming immersed in the language on a daily basis simply by taking part in the program. The Liverpool camp attracts students from many different countries all over the world, creating an experience that is even more enriching.
The camp is hosted at Myerscough College, a fantastic complex located in a semi-rural setting north of Liverpool. The sports facilities and the student residence are all located on the same site for added convenience.
Learn to play the Liverpool way under the guidance of professional coaches from one of England’s most historic and decorated clubs.
Students who attend the Liverpool summer camp take part in technical football training for 4 hours each day from Monday to Friday. The camp has fantastic sports facilities laid out over 20 hectares, including third generation artificial turf football pitches, a multi-use sports hall and a gym.
The Liverpool summer camp coaching program has been designed to help participants reach their maximum potential during their stay. The course is principally focussed on enabling the young players to work on their technical skills while improving their self-confidence in a fun and inspirational setting.
The training covers the key technical elements including passing, dribbling, shooting and ball control etc. but there is also a strong focus on other character-building elements such as developing leadership skills and learning the core sporting values of Liverpool Football Club.
Participants are placed in training groups according to their age and ability to ensure they are learning alongside players at a similar level. There is a maximum of 15 players in each group.
Liverpool Football Club has one more top level trophies than any other English team with the bulk of their success coming in the 1970s and 1980s.
The club has won 18 English League titles, five European Cups, three UEFA Cups, three UEFA Super Cups, seven FA Cups, eight League Cups and 15 FA Community Shields.
Liverpool were founded in 1892 and have played their home matches at Anfield Stadium ever since. The club’s anthem and motto is ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ and the team are known as ‘The Reds.’
The Reds has two famous rivalries, the first, with city neighbours Everton, whose stadium is situated on the opposite side of Stanley Park in Liverpool; and the second, with Manchester United, the only English club to have won more titles than Liverpool.
Over the years, Liverpool have become known for their distinctive ‘pass and move’ style of play and their never-give-in attitude. This resilience was on full display in the 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan when they came back from 3-0 down to claim their fifth European crown.
Liverpool English Lessons
As well as the daily football training under the guidance of some of England’s top coaches, students who attend the Liverpool Football Summer Camp will receive 3 hours of English tuition each day between Monday and Friday.
Language classes at Football camp
The English classes are hosted by qualified teachers, all of whom are native speakers of the language. The lessons are planned with a sporting context in mind, focusing on the vocabulary used during football coaching sessions.
This helps the students to better understand the instructions given by the coaches during their training schedule
Studying English at the camp also helps the students to become more confident and to enjoy themselves inside and outside the camp. The English lessons combine language exercises with Interactive activities, all of which are delivered in a fun and participative setting, encouraging a more relaxed and natural way of learning.
The English language Courses
Students are placed into English language classes according to their current level of ability, with each class having no more than 15 pupils. At the end of the camp, all participants receive a certificate from the language school indicating their level of proficiency.
It should be noted that the English language classes are optional. Those who already have a strong grasp of the language or do not wish to receive language classes can instead participate in the Leadership program. On this course, they will learn techniques and skills related to the wider world of football such as how to become a good team captain and develop leadership skills.
In order to participate in the Leadership program it is necessary to have a high level of English.
Agenda & Activities
Liverpool Football Camp participants have a full and busy agenda during their stay. Every day, between Monday and Friday they enjoy four hours of football training and three hours of English language classes. In the evening, there are a range of extra-curricular activities facilitated by the camp leaders, all designed to ensure that the young people are occupied and entertained during their free time as well as in their sports training.
At the weekends, students get the chance to take a break from their frenetic weekly schedule by going on day-long excursions outside of the camp. This gives them a chance to have fun with their camp mates and to discover the most interesting places in and around Liverpool.
One of the excursions features a visit to the Anfield Stadium, the historic home of Liverpool Football Club. Here the young people will learn all about the history and most important successes of this world famous club. As well as exploring the stadium, the children also get a chance to visit the fascinating club museum.
Other excursions in the area may include:
- Shopping at Trafford Centre
- Visits to Lancashire Museum
- Visits to the theme park at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Accommodation & Facilities
The Liverpool football camp accommodation is located at Myerscough College near Preston, a town to the north of Liverpool. It is a huge complex of 20 hectares comprising of sports grounds, a sports hall, gym, student residence and golf courses. It is also the headquarters of the National Forestry Centre. Myerscough College is in a truly special location, right in the heart of the countryside and provides a lovely setting for a summer camp.
Myerscough College has a residential campus on the same site as the sporting and language facilities where the students are housed in double rooms with shared bathrooms. The complex provides a secure environment for the children who only need to leave the site when attending weekend excursions.
As well as have all the facilities on site, the centre also employs fully-qualified monitors, who provide 24 hours a day supervision, and a video security system.
Myerscough College has fantastic modern sports facilities including:
- First generation artificial turf pitches
- Multi-use sports hall
- Well-equipped gym
The college it is set in a natural wooded area, with many varieties of trees and plants and can be considered a place of real beauty in the English countryside.
Prices & Dates
|Liverpool FC (with English or Leadership programm )|
|2 Weeks||2755 €|
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.
Included in the price
- Accommodation on a full board basis
- 20 hours of soccer training per week
- 15 hours of English language or Leadership Program
- Recreational activities program
- Sports kit including shirt, backpack and water bottle
Not included in the price
- Airport transfer service
- Travel Insurance
- Cancellation insurance
- Medical insurance
This camp offers an optional airport transfer service at additional cost. The service consists of supervised escort and collection to and from the closest airport or train station.
An example of costs from some popular arrival and departure points is given below:
- Heathrow Airport London - 280€ per journey
- Manchester International Airport - 90€ per journey
- John Lennon Airport - 95€ per journey
- Preston Railway Station - 75€ per journey
- Camp cancellation or interruption 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 or has to interrupt their stay in 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 for just €8/week (for EU citizens) or €15/week (for the rest of the world). Details of the full policy coverage can be found here
To book a place at the Liverpool Soccer Camp, it is necessary to pay the full camp fee in advance.