The PSG Soccer Camp is a two-week soccer coaching program designed for girls and boys between the ages of 13 and 17. The camp takes place in Paris during the summer months and offers daily technical training, language classes and a multi-activity program to ensure that the students have a great time during their stay.
Football training guided by professional coaches from Paris Saint-Germain
English or French language classes
Limited start dates
Excursion schedule not confirmed until arrival
The PSG soccer camp is held at the wonderful facilities of the HEC Paris academic institute and guided by professional coaches from Paris Saint-Germain football club. The camp not only endeavours to improve the technical ability and general footballing skills of the children, but also to teach them the important values of the sport. The ultimate goal is to provide all participants with a totally unique experience that will help them to develop as people as well as players.
In addition, students can also choose to include language training as part of their program. If this option is selected, the children will attend an hour-long English or French class every day during their stay.
Even if the language classes are not selected, the international environment of the camp provides the perfect environment for the young people to practise their language skills with other students from all around the world. The camp welcomes children of all different nationalities and cultures who share a passion for the beautiful game.
The further enable the children to mix and make new friends, the camp also offers a range of fun and interesting excursions and leisure activities away from the football field.
Throughout their stay, the young people will live, train and have fun in a safe and secure environment. All the activities take place within the campus and participants only need to leave the venue when going out on excursions.
Participants are accommodated in single rooms with private bathrooms at the student residence of HEC Paris.
The Paris Saint-Germain technical football training program is suitable for boys and girls with elementary or intermediate football skills. The course includes up to four hours of soccer training each day between Monday and Friday. All training sessions are delivered by professional coaches from Paris Saint-Germain football club.
For each session, the participants are divided into groups with a maximum of 20 students per group.
The PSG soccer camp offers a varied and fun experience that is goes far beyond a standard football camp. During the second week of their stay, the students take part in a multi-activity program which includes a wide range of pursuits including:
- Ice skating
- Hiking with dogs
- Rock climbing,
- Visits to an adventure park
- Hill walking
The Head Coach at PSG is in charge of organising the physical and technical training sessions in which the young people participate. The sessions are held on the sports pitches of the HEC Paris academic institution.
The students take part in up to four hours of daily coaching, in which they will improve their technical football skills and learn about tactical strategies.
Each coaching session culminates in a football match in which the students can put into practice all the new skills they have learned.
To ensure that the students are exposed to high quality training, the sessions are conducted by coaches from PSG’s own training academy. Their task is to help the young people learn the technical skills necessary to develop as football players, and to learn the values of tolerance and respect that are required to work effectively as a team.
Before the training begins, each student takes a short physical and technical test so that their progress during their stay at the camp can be assessed. At the end of the camp, students receive a report of their progress at the closing ceremony.
In addition, as a souvenir of their experience, each student will receive a training kit from the Paris Saint-Germain Academy. The kit includes:
- 2 x pairs of shorts
- 2 x two shirts
- 2 x pairs of socks
Students that choose the language option will attend either English or French classes each morning before training. This program consists of an intensive language course featuring an hour of study each day.
Language classes at Football camp
For the languages lessons, the students are divided into groups of no more than eight students per class. The classes are arranged into beginner, intermediate or advanced categories according to the current level of the children.
The classes are planned in a way that enables the students to have fun while they learn, and the teachers use a great variety of teaching methodologies including theatre, role play and interactive whiteboards.
Agenda & Activities
The youngsters who attend the PSG Soccer Camp will barely get time to feel bored as the program features enough activities to fill their entire day. In the mornings, those that have opted to learn a language will attend English or French classes. Later, after a short break, they will take part in football training sessions at the hands of professional coaches from PSG.
The soccer coaching is followed by a multi-activity program that includes a wide range of activities including swimming, ice skating, golf, hiking, rafting, fishing, rock climbing and much more.
The PSG summer camp also includes creative activities such as theatre, art and crafts, drawing, painting and film making. These pursuits take place in the afternoons and evenings, while the weekends are reserved for excursions or parental visits.
On the last day of the camp, there is a special farewell event, consisting of a theatre performance which can also be attended by the parents. This is followed by a disco where young people can round off their stay by dancing, enjoying non-alcoholic drinks and socialising with their new friends.
The camp begins on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday. During the week, participants have breakfast and then attend the language classes (optional). Twice a week there is also be a session on muscle toning exercises.
After language class, students will attend their football training session until lunchtime, after which they will have an hour and a half to relax before the afternoon training session begins. Once training is over for the day, they can enjoy some more free time before dinner is served. After the evening meal, the camp’s entertainment staff will organise a variety of fun activities for the young people to entertain them until it’s time to go to bed.
On the first Monday, the camp holds an opening ceremony before the training officially begins. On the final day, a closing ceremony is held at which the students will receive their progress reports and diplomas, and bid farewell to their trainers before returning home the next day.
The weekend excursions are confirmed on the first day of the camp and may include:
- A visit to the Parc des Princes stadium
- A visit to the Stade de France
- A training session at the Paris Saint-Germain Football Academy
As well as these excursions, the young people will also get to visit the most famous sights of Paris and enjoy a full day’s outing at Disneyland Paris.
Accommodation & Facilities
Students at the PSG soccer camp are accommodated in the residence halls of the prestigious HEC academic institution in Paris. This fantastic facility offers all the elements needed to provide a comfortable stay.
Paris Saint Germain Soccer Camp 2018 camp Accommodation
Distance between facilities
The HEC Paris residence provides each child with a single room with private bathroom. The rooms are simple yet practical, and equipped with everything that the young people may need to remain comfortable during their stay.
The accommodation is located on the same campus as the football trainings grounds. Therefore, the students will spend their days in a safe and secure environment without the need to travel between sites.
The institution offers a wonderful setting to train and make new friends. As well as the fantastic sports facilities including a rugby field, two soccer fields, a multi-sports synthetic pitch, five tennis courts, a beach-volley pitch and an athletics track, the campus also has its own lake and wooded park.
HEC Paris is located in the picturesque town of Jouy-en-Josas, near Versailles on the outskirts of Paris.
Prices & Dates
Included in the price
- Full-board accommodation
- Football training sessions
- Group activities
- Entertainment activities
- Transfers to and from the airport
- Paris Saint-Germain Nike Academy kit (includes shirt, shorts and socks)
- Laundry service once per week
- A USB stick with pictures from the camp
Not included in the price
- Travel insurance
- Cancellation insurance
There is a free transfer service available from Orly and Charles de Gaulle airports.
Arrivals will be:
- Sundays from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Departure will be:
- Fridays: from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Saturdays: from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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
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.