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Overview

  • Location: Manchester
  • Ages and genders: 9 - 17 years old (boys and girls)
  • Levels: All levels (recommended for intermediate to advanced)

The Manchester City Soccer Camp are held in the city of Manchester, England. Participants get the opportunity to learn the philosophy and methodology of their favorite club and train like their favorite stars at the official training grounds of Manchester City.

The club offers two program options - a Soccer + English Program and an Intensive Soccer Program. Both have a duration of one or two weeks. The Soccer + English program adapts to all soccer skill levels, and the Intensive Soccer Program is for players with an intermediate to advanced level. They’re both available for boys and girls from 9 to 17 years old.

Would you like to feel like a Manchester City FC player? Sign up for a Manchester City Summer Soccer Camp to learn from official Manchester City coaches and train at the same training grounds as your favorite players. Contact Ertheo to find out if this program is the best option for you.

Summer camp program options

Standard program with ESL Classes BOYS (9 - 17)

This program offers soccer training and English classes for a duration of one or two weeks for boys only from 9 - 17 years old.

Standard program with ESL Classes GIRLS (ages 14 - 17)

This program offers soccer training and English classes for a duration of one or two weeks for girls only from 14 - 17 years old. Click here for more girls training programs.

Intensive program without ESL Classes BOYS (ages 9 - 17)

This intensive soccer program is for boys only from 9 to 17 years old and is designed for intermediate/advanced soccer players in good physical condition.

Intensive program without ESL Classes GIRLS (ages 9 - 17)

This intensive soccer program is for girls only from 9 to 17 years old and is designed for intermediate/advanced soccer players in good physical condition. Click here for more girls training programs.

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Academy / Club history

Manchester City FC was founded in 1880 and is one of the oldest teams in England. It's currently among the top 3 most important English clubs. The club also has an impressive fanbase known as the Cityzens.

Etihad Stadium has been the club’s home field since 2003. The City Football Academy is located just next to the stadium. The training facilities at the City Football Academy are among the most modern and complete football facilities worldwide. In fact, academy students aren’t the only athletes who train there. The City Football Academy also hosts the men’s first team and the women’s first team for their training.

The team’s manager, Pep Guardiola, is considered one of the greatest soccer managers of all time. His teamwork philosophy and fluid playing style have led to a lot of success for Manchester City.

Training

  • Skill level: All levels (recommended for intermediate/advanced)
  • Other soccer education features: The intensive program includes classes on subjects such as nutrition, fitness, training session analysis, tactics, etc.
  • Students per training group: Maximum of 16
  • Training language: English
  • Training intensity: Soccer + English Program, 3/5 Intensive Program 4/5

The objective of this camp is to offer a complete soccer experience to all participants and to make them feel like a real Manchester City player for a couple of weeks.

Both Manchester City Soccer Camp programs provide participants with global learning opportunities where they improve so much more than just their soccer skills. They also learn about nutrition, mental toughness, and many other values that can lead to their success both on and off the field.

Soccer + English Program

Participants who choose this program dedicate half of the day to English classes and the other half to training.

This program adapts to players of any level, from beginners to advanced. Students attend two training sessions per day and work on many different skills including ball control, team play, defensive tactics, offensive tactics, etc.

Intensive Soccer Program

This program for young soccer players who train at an intermediate to advanced levels. Participants should have experience and prior knowledge of technique and tactics. Participants should also be in good physical condition since training can be quite intensive and physically demanding.

Students attend two training sessions per day and also attend classes and seminars to learn about nutrition, hydration, sports psychology, soccer theory and tactics, etc. They also participate in extra physical conditioning sessions.
 

Training Facilities

  • Training surface: Artificial turf
  • Additional training facilities: Hydrotherapy pool, gym, indoor soccer field
  • Quality: 5/5

Camp participants train at the Manchester City FC Football Academy, the club’s official training facilities. The Academy is a large sports complex with all the facilities necessary to train professional teams and host impressive summer camps.

  • Artificial turf fields
  • Indoor soccer field
  • Fitness center
  • Multimedia classrooms
  • Stadium with capacity for 6,000 people
  • Technology rooms where physical tests are performed
  • Hydrotherapy pool
  • Physiotherapy rooms, etc.

Coaches

  • Licenses: UEFA license
  • Coaching experience: Coaches are trained by the club to inspire young athletes and convey the philosophy and methodology of the Manchester City game
  • Languages: English

Manchester City F.C. is very involved in its youth development team and their football camps. All coaches have a UEFA license and are qualified to train young athletes according to the club’s philosophy, methodology, and playing style.

These inspirational coaches teach more than just soccer skills to camp participants. They also teach campers the values and healthy lifestyle habits that will help them become successful in soccer and in other areas of life.

All coaches speak fluent English, and all training sessions are conducted in English.

Language Classes

  • Native teachers: 80% of teachers are native speakers
  • Hours per week: 15 hours of class per week
  • Quality of the classes: 4/5

The Soccer + English Program program includes 15 hours of language classes per week. British Study Centres is responsible for the educational program and for teaching the classes. The objectives of the English program are to improve English through soccer and to motivate the students to want to learn English. Teachers prepare dynamic, fun, and motivating classes and activities to engage the students and encourage their interest in learning.

Additionally, to keep the students engaged, classes don’t always take place in classrooms. Depending on the day’s lesson, classes may take place on the training field, press room, locker room, in the conference room, etc.

*These English classes aren't available in the intensive program.

Camp Schedule

The following schedule demonstrates a typical day at camp. The exact camp schedule will most likely vary from day to day.

Typical camp schedule

  • Schedule: 
  • 8:00 AM Breakfast
  • 8:45 AM Team meeting to talk about the activities for the day
  • 9:00 AM English class / training
  • 10:30 AM Training
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM English class / training
  • 3:00 PM Training
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 7:30 PM Entertainment activities

Excursions are scheduled during the weekends. The one-week program includes a tour of Etihad Stadium and a visit to the Manchester City FC official store. The two-week program typically includes a tour of the Etihad Stadium, a visit to the National Football Museum in Manchester, and a visit to the Alton Towers theme park.

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

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Accommodation

  • Name of the facilities: Salford University Residence
  • Location (distance from training facilities): 15 minutes by bus to the training facilities
  • Types of rooms: individual
  • Bathrooms (private or shared): private
  • Quality: 5/5

Camp participants stay at the Salford University Residence located about 15 minutes by bus from the Manchester City sports facilities where the athletes train.

This residence has a modern, cheerful, and energetic design. All rooms are individual (one student per room), and each room has its own private bathroom. The rooms are spacious and bright with a lot of exterior light. Each room has a king-size bed, a desk, a bookshelf, a closet, and a mirror.

The residence is located inside a large complex in a quiet area surrounded by gardens. The residence has several common rooms for the participants to enjoy including a movie theater and recreational rooms. The complex includes many different sports facilities, a shop, a cafeteria, and a large dining room.

The camp menu is buffet style. Participants have breakfast and dinner at the residence. Lunch is served at Connell College, a building adjacent to the football fields that is part of the official facilities of Manchester City. Language classes take place at Connell College as well.

Safety

The residence is located on a university campus in a very quiet and safe area. The campus is large, but much of the campus consists of gardens for the students to enjoy. There are a few roads passing through the campus, but traffic is very light.

Camp monitors supervise the participants 24 hours a day.

For younger students, supervision is much stricter than for older students. Older students are given some freedom to walk around as they please. Anytime students want to visit the store or the dining hall, they are required to do so in a group.

Consult one of our Sports Program Consultants if you’d like more information about camp safety.

Prices and Dates

Duration (Weeks)Manchester City
Standard with EnglishPerformance Intensive
1 Week2.419 €2.430 €
2 Weeks3.759 €4.262 €
3 Weeks4.979 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 150€ charged by the camp.

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

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Starting Dates

Manchester City Camp – Football + English Program 1 week

BOYS 9 - 13 years old

27 June

Places Available

4 July

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11 July

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18 July

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25 July

Places Available

1 August

Places Available

Manchester City Camp – Football + English Program 2 weeks

BOYS 14 - 17 years old

27 June

Places Available

11 July

Places Available

25 July

Places Available

GIRLS 14 - 17 years old

25 July

Places Available

Manchester City Camp – Intensive Program 1 or 2 weeks

BOYS 9 - 17 years old

27 June

Places Available

4 July

Places Available

11 July

Places Available

18 July

Places Available

25 July

Places Available

1 August

Places Available

8 August

Places Available

15 August

Places Available

GIRLS 9 - 17 years old

25 July

Places Available

1 August

Places Available

Extra Services

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

    Anti-Covid Insurance - New for 2021!

    We have different insurance options with special anti-covid coverage, so you can insure your camp reservation according to your needs:

  • Secure Booking Insurance: we offer secure booking insurance which allows you to recover the cost of your reservation if you have to cancel the camp, before its start, for any cause (including border closure, quarantine, or any situation outside of camp)
  • Cancellation and Interruption Insurance: cancellation and interruption insurance allows you to recover your payment if you cancel or interrupt the camp for a justified cause (including illness from COVID-19 and 35 other causes)
  • Travel/Medical Insurance: with this insurance policy, you´ll be covered for medical assistance abroad and possible expenses caused by situations resulting from COVID-19, such as needing to extend your stay up to 40 days, as well as other general situations such as loss of luggage, unforeseen ticket changes, etc.

    Download the following PDF for more information about anti-covid coverage, the general terms & conditions, and prices of each insurance policy.

    Anti-Covid 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.

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  • Nearest airport / train station: 
  • Manchester Boston Regional Airport (MHT)
  • Manchester Piccadilly Train Station

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

Advice from Ertheo

Manchester City was the best-rated camp by our clients in 2019. Staff attention and service are superior, and their facilities (both training facilities and accommodation) are among the best in England.

Participants get to train at the official sports facilities of Manchester City, an incredibly inspirational experience, especially for young City fans. At this camp, training is effective, and English classes are fun, innovative, and inspirational.

Do you want to know if this camp is the best option for you? Contact one of our Sports Program Consultants without obligation.

This camp is for you if

  • If you want to improve your abilities with an intensive program for intermediate to advanced soccer players
  • If you want to feel like a player of Manchester City and train in the same facilities as your favorite soccer stars
  • If you’re looking for a soccer camp that includes interactive, fun and motivating English classes
  • If you’re looking for high-quality accommodation

This camp is NOT for you if

  • If you are a goalkeeper and looking for position-specific training. This camp accepts goalkeepers but does not include specific training sessions for this position.
  • This camp is very large and not recommended for very young athletes who've never participated in a camp abroad.
  • Not recommended if you have an elite level and are looking for high-performance training offered by professional football academies.

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