2024 Kids Summer Sports Camps, Soccer Camps and Football Camps in Europe (England, Spain, France, Italy and Portugal) COVID-19 Safety Protocols and Guidelines

In 2024, we are informed that many of the youth summer soccer and football camps in Europe (England, Spain, France, Italy and Portugal) are implementing various safety protocols in response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Covid-19 is contagious. When you and your child travel, there may be exposure to COVID-19. In general, the COVID-19 safety protocols will be similar to some of the implementations mentioned below but please refer to your specific selected camp homepage for more information regarding the COVID-19 safety protocols.

Final COVID-19 guidance protocols will be provided if needed in your final camp information email.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols for 2024 Summer Soccer Camps in Europe may include the following:

  • Check-in and check-out processes which may be contactless or involve daily temperature taking on arrival as well as temperature monitoring in the morning and afternoon
  • First Day Check-in with COVID test provided to the camp
  • Check-in and check-out using the track and trace system to alert if someone has come into close contact with any person who tests positive for COVID-19
  • Students could have their temperature checked and be immediately isolated in a dedicated space in each boarding house if they have a fever, continuous cough, or loss of taste/smell
  • Promotion of symptom awareness and personal hygiene
  • Increased hand washing and hand sanitizing throughout the day at hand washing stations and hand sanitization stations in school buildings with staff supervision
  • Regular deep cleaning procedures of bedrooms and communal areas
  • Allocation of separate boarding houses and training areas based on age or other variables using the same allocated groups and supervising staff for those allocated groups
  • Additional cleaning protocols for mealtimes
  • Social distancing and one-way systems when possible for moving through the venue
  • Adapted activities to maximize outdoor space and increase social distancing
  • Having sports equipment be washed and disinfected regularly after each use
  • Requiring staff and students to wear a face mask or covering during certain off-site activities such as on transport, inside excursion venues and in shops
  • Bubble groups systems could be implemented during during of the camp.

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Travel Safety Destinations Information and  Alerts for your Camps next summer in Europe:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Travel Plan with World Nomads – what you need to know:
(Excerpt from Worldnomads.com website) Please read your plan documents carefully before you purchase it. Cancellations due to fear of travel are not covered. However, plans do not exclude losses associated with pandemic or epidemic conditions; meaning that if you, your traveling companion or family member were to become sick (after you purchase the plan) as a result of COVID-19, you could still receive benefits for losses covered by the plan.