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. 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.

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Positive Values
  • Good common facilities

  • Quality of the English classes

Negative Values
  • Good social programme

  • It's a programme which is more focussed on having fun than in improving the level of sport

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Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK

Training at

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.

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Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK

Language classes at

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.

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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.

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Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK

Enjoying activities

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.

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Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK

Look inside accommodation

Students stay at residential accommodation at the university campus. There are shared toilets and showers/bathrooms on each floor.


Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK 2022 camp Accommodation


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.

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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.

Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK

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.

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Included in the price
  • Full board accommodation
  • Coaching
  • English classes
  • Social programme
  • Excursions
Not included in the price
  • Travel costs
  • Transfers service
  • Travel insurance
  • Cancellations insurance

Transfer Service

The transfers service is optional and incurs an additional cost. Prices depend on the airport and the time of arrival.

For arrival times between 8.00am and 1.00pm and departures between 1.00pm and 6.00pm:

  • East Midlands Airport / St Pancras Railway Station: 70€ one way, 140€ return. (East Midlands is the closest airport to the camp).
  • Heathrow and Gatwick Airports: 110€ one way, 220€ return.
  • Stansted and Luton Airport: 140€ one way, 270€ return.

For arrivals and departures outside the above timetable:

Transfers within these hours are available from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton Airports and St Pancras Station. Prices are the same for all the collection points: 330€ one way and 660€ return.

Insurance Services

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

Travel insurance

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.

Rugby Camp in Leicester, UK

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