This camp is designed for boys and girls between 11 and 17 years who would like to spend a few weeks during the summer playing rugby, learning English and, above all, having fun.

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  • Allowed ages: Children between 11 and 17 years old
  • Location: University of Leicester, UK
  • Language classes: English

The young people stay in residential accommodation at the campus of the University of Leicester in the UK.

This is without doubt a great opportunity for your son or daughter to spend an unforgettable summer playing sport and sharing a fantastic experience with other young people from all over the world.

Available Programs

Rugby Camp in Leicester - England 2023

This is a unique opportunity to spend an unforgettable summer practicing sports.

Clients who contact Ertheo before booking a camp or program are much more satisfied with their overall experience.

Do you have any questions? Ask Ertheo.


  • Training: 12 hours of rugby per week
  • Accepted levels: All
  • How are the groups organized?: By age and then by skill

The camp includes 12 hours a week of rugby coaching led by a qualified trainer. The coaching comprises physical training, designed to develop strength and speed. Participants will learn the techniques of passing, line out, scrums and tackling.

The camp is open to young people of all abilities. Groups are organised firstly by age and then by ability (participants do an initial assessment). The training takes place at the campus facilities, located 5 minutes’ walk from the residence.

Language Classes

  • 2 week camp class hours: 27 hours of class / week
  • 3-week camp class hours: 36 class hours / week
  • Students per student group: Between 12 and 14 students

The language study groups comprise 12-14 students (16 maximum). Participants take a test on arrival to evaluate their level of English. The lessons are focussed on spoken and written English, together with grammar. The classes explore a range of themes and there is a communicative focus, encouraging the practical application of the language learned. All teachers are native English speakers.

Participants at the two week camp will receive 27 hours of lessons, while those in the three week camp will receive 36 hours. At the end of the course, students receive their learning materials and a course certificate.

Camp Schedule

Apart from the rugby coaching and English, the camp organises other fun activities for the participants during the afternoons. Participants can, among other activities, play football, rugby, tennis, go swimming, play snooker, pool and table tennis. There are also disco nights. The social programme begins at 7.30pm and the end time varies according to the age of the participant.


Every week the camp organises a full day excursion which is included in the price. Destinations include London and Oxford.

Clients who contact Ertheo before booking a camp or program are much more satisfied with their overall experience.

Do you have any questions? Ask Ertheo.


  • Accommodation type: University Campus
  • Rooms: Single Rooms
  • Bathrooms: Shared on each floor


The camp takes place at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. The sports complex has football, rugby and cricket pitches, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, track and field areas, indoor sports hall and dance studio. There is also a swimming pool close by, to which the participants have access.

Rooms are individual and bathrooms with shower are shared between three students. The residence has WiFi, TV room and study room.

The residence is located in the university campus which has surrounding gardens and sports facilities. The residence has security measures in place and there is one monitor for every 12 students.

Students receive three hot meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as well as snacks throughout the day.


The camp is located at the University of Leicester (University Road, Leicester. LE1 7RH, England). It is in the East Midlands region, within the county of Leicestershire about 160 km north of London. The city is known for its universities, cathedral and sports facilities, as well as being home to Leicester City Football Club who, against all odds, became Premier League champions in the 2015/2016 season.

Prices and Dates

The prices of this programme vary according to a number of factors, such as the demand for places and the age of the participant. Please indicate the approximate start date you are considering and we will contact you as soon as possible with the prices and dates which are available.

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

    *Special conditions valid for all 2024 summer camp reservations except for the Barça USA camp, which will follow the general terms and conditions.

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.

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