Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools near London, England offers young players aged 9 – 17 the experience of a lifetime, living and training like soccer professionals with world class coaching from Chelsea FC Foundation in a training program inspired by the Chelsea Academy curriculum. Based at Charterhouse School in Surrey (where the rules of the modern football (soccer) game were originally defined at the first meeting of the Football Association in 1863!) which is one of the most prestigious private schools in the UK, players will develop their skills in daily on-site coaching sessions with Chelsea FC Foundation as well as one day per week at Chelsea FC’s training center in Cobham. All players visit Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea FC, for a tour and exclusive closing ceremony and prize-giving on Saturday.

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools offers either Soccer Only sessions (without English language classes) or Soccer and English Language Classes sessions.

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools offers youth summer soccer sessions for boys from 9 – 17 years old but there are also girls only soccer sessions for girls from 12 – 17 years old (four sessions) as well as soccer sessions for coed goalkeepers from 12 – 17 years old.

Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools offers Boys sessions for boys from 12 to 17 years old, Girls sessions for girls from 12 to 17 years old, Junior Boys sessions for boys from 9 to 12 years old, and Coed Goalkeeper sessions for boy and girl goalkeepers from 12 to 17 years old.

Information about session availability can be found on the Dates Page and more information about the Charterhouse School location can be found on the Camp Location Page.

There will be both one week Residential (and Day Camp) soccer camp sessions and two week residential soccer camp sessions available with two week campers having three excursions during their camp while one week campers will have one excursion during their camp.

Training with Chelsea FC Foundation:

Players will learn what it takes to become a world-class footballer at Chelsea FC and gain an insight into Chelsea’s unique coaching philosophies. Chelsea FC Foundation’s coaches are skilled in challenging players of every level and their specialist programme covers technical, physical, psychological and social aspects of the game.

Please note:

  • The Soccer Only sessions are not suitable for basic level English speakers and that Soccer Only campers need to be able to speak at least an intermediate level of English
  • All sessions are not suitable for complete beginners as it is an intensive soccer camp
  • The Soccer and English Language Classes sessions are not suitable for players who are native level English speakers

Residential Camps and Day Camps are available.

All soccer camp sessions are designed to challenge players of every level. Players are grouped by age on the first day of camp. Where numbers allow, players will also be grouped by ability.

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Four Different Soccer Camp Options to Choose From:

Soccer Only Camp

For 9 – 17 year old boys. An intensive residential program where players live and train like professionals with two coaching sessions a day with Chelsea FC Foundation coaches, including sports science workshops and seminars. Specialist weeks for girls and coed goalkeepers. See Details Page for more information.

Soccer and English Camp

For 9 – 17 year old boys. Players combine world class coaching and sports science workshops with Chelsea FC Foundation with daily English lessons using a customized curriculum football-focused using the CLIL model of English learning. Specialist weeks for girls and coed goalkeepers. See Details Page for more information.

Girls Only Camp

For 12 – 17 year old girls. There will be girls sessions available from July 5 through August 1. Chelsea FC Women won the 2020 Super League, now girls aged 12 – 17 can learn from the champions’ winning formula and enjoy coaching in girls-only groups with coaching from female Chelsea FC Foundation coaches. Sport science workshops support the on-field training. Girls can choose from soccer only or soccer and English. See Details Page for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Girls Sessions are only available on certain dates and the camp will endeavor to deliver Girls only sessions, however should the minimum number of Girls participants needed for the group not be met, any girls enrolled will be mixed with the boys groups.

Goalkeepers Camp

For boy and girl (coed) goalkeepers from 12 – 17 years old. Players learn skills specific to their position in on-field training including positioning, ball handling, shot stopping and distribution. Goalkeepers can choose from soccer only or soccer and English. See Details Page for more information.

 

Day Camp 

Any of the above options are available as a day camp from Monday through Saturday daily from 8:45am to 5:00pm.

 

This camp is operated as Nike Football Camps with Chelsea FC Foundation. Nike camps are operated by CMT Learning Ltd in the UK.