2024 Arsenal Football Development UK Summer Camps
at Exsportise Summer Schools
The 2024 Arsenal Soccer Camp: Arsenal Football Development UK Summer Camps (formerly known as Arsenal Soccer Schools), aims to encourage students to ‘Play the Arsenal Way’. This Arsenal soccer camps offers Coed Boys and Girls (limited number of girls participation) sessions where Boys and Girls will train together in Coed sessions for campers from 9 to 17 years old near London and in Southern England with ages varying based on location at the Seaford College, Oundle School, Clayesmore School and Worth School locations. Boys only and Girls only session from 9 to 15 years old will be offered at the Teikyo School location near London.
Arsenal Football Development UK Summer Camps has designed a philosophy and training program that recreates the experiences of the Arsenal Academy players.
- Seaford College – Boys and Girls (Coed) Training sessions from 10 to 17 years old
- Worth School – Boys and Girls (Coed) Training sessions from 9 to 16 years old
- Clayesmore School – Boys and Girls (Coed) Training sessions from 9 to 15 years old
- Oundle School – Boys and Girls (Coed) Training sessions from 12 to 17 years old
- Teikyo School – Boys and Girls (Separate) Training sessions from 9 to 15 years old
- Residential Camp soccer sessions only
- Goalkeeper training is available for all sessions
- English classes option available
Arsenal Football Development UK Summer Camps is available for boy and girl soccer players of all ability levels while focusing on skills and drills which are aimed at improving physical agility, dribbling, turning, passing and receiving, defending, as well as shooting and finishing. The programme, designed by the Arsenal Development Lead Coach, focuses on a range of skills and drills, tactics and match play as well as other elements including sport science, nutrition, physical conditioning and building confidence. These skills are fundamental to the Arsenal philosophy and are those which Arsenal FC uses to play their attractive style of soccer.
Campers will be put into training groups based on age and ability at the start of the week. All of the activities and coaching are conducted in English and the multinational environment means that campers will primarily communicate in English throughout their stay.
Soccer and English sessions are available for non English speaking participants, as an option. It combines 6 hours per day of both soccer training and English language classes.
Goalkeeper training is also available at all locations. The goalkeeper training option consists of a half day of goalkeeper training daily during the week.
Arsenal Football Development UK Summer CampsArsenal Football Club is one of the leading forces in European soccer with 13 leagues titles and 14 FA Cup crowns (UK record!). Arsenal Football Development (formerly known as Arsenal Soccer Schools) have been running since 1985 and offers players of all abilities the opportunity to learn soccer and ‘Play the Arsenal Way’. The coaching program focuses on technical and tactical player development. Small sided games are played under high intensity conditions to improve passing, speed of movement, technique, and game understanding. Participants staying for two weeks will visit Arsenal Emirates Stadium in London (the home of Arsenal FC) during the weekend between the two sessions. (Note: in some exceptional circumstances, England soccer clubs close their stadia in the summer months with very little notice and therefore exact destinations and availability may need to change without prior warning). Outside soccer practices, participants will mix with other children participating at other sports camps on site for other activities and meals.
Optional: English Classes as a Second Language
In addition to the Arsenal Football Development program, the camp also offers the opportunity to combine soccer coaching with English Classes (Optional) through through their partnership with Exsportise for players learning English as a second language. As one of the leading providers of sports and English language camps in the UK, Exsportise has 30+ years of experience in running residential sports camps and offers a unique approach to combining sport with English language. Campers will receive three hours of English tuition each week day with small class sizes averaging 10 to 12 students per class. Students will need at least one year of English tuition before joining the language course.
Arsenal Football Development in exclusive partnership with Exsportise Summer Schools in the UK