Inter Summer Camp Airport Transfer Information & Camp Frequently Asked Questions
Airport transfer is not available for this camp.
Participants must arrive on the first date of the camp and leave on the last date of the camp as mentioned on your registration.
Check local requirements for children travelling without their parents or legal guardian – each country has specific requirements and may require written consent and/or identity documents.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What age group can attend Inter Summer Camp?
A: Inter Summer Camp is open to boys from 8 to 17 years old (Girls – 2 sessions). Please note that campers must be within the relevant age restrictions to register for the camp and that campers whose age is outside of the above age limits cannot register for the camp. Camp participants need to be the relevant age throughout the duration of the course in order to register.
Q: My child is just outside the relevant age for a particular course. What can I do?
A: Unfortunately your child has to be of the relevant age throughout the duration of the course.
Q: It is possible to visit the property on the day of arrival?
A: No, it is not possible to enter the accommodation facility. The children will be left in the care of the reception staff and from that moment only the participants and the staff of the Inter Summer Camp will be able to enter the hotel.
Q: My child does not play soccer in any team. Can he apply anyway for the Summer Camp?
A: Inter Summer Camp is open to everyone without any distinction between beginners and advanced players. The technical staff will support the child taking into account his football skills.
Q: What type of sessions are offered for Inter Summer Camps?
A: Inter Summer Camps offers Residential sessions (all sites) and Day Camp session option at Cascia and Val Seriana.
Q: How can I get a trial with the Academy?
A: Inter Milan has a scouting network to identify talented youngsters. Players need to make an impression for their local club/team. You cannot apply for a trial through Inter Summer Camp.
Q: What are the chances of meeting a player?
A: It is unlikely that the players will be able to attend the Inter Summer Camp because of their busy training and match schedule.
Q: My child is a goalkeeper. Are there any specific training courses for him?
A: Yes, Inter Summer Camp provides specific programs for goalkeepers throughout all camps. Just select the Goalkeeper Training Option during online registration. Please visit the Details Page for more information.
Q: My child will be able to take home the kit he receives?
A: Of course, the kit is included in the registration fee and then remains supplied to each participant. If you stay for 2 weeks in a row then you will still get only 1 kit total.
Q: When is the closing date for applications?
A: Applications are open until there are no slots left. Slots are limited and are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Once a session is filled, then it is closed for sale.
Q: What documents do I need to fill out?
A: To validate your registration, you will receive a follow up email after you register online to provide some additional information with a specific link. The camp will need this information to finalize your registration. IMPORTANT: within 10 days after the booking, the participant must fill in the form included in the link.
In all cases, on arrival at the camp, please remember to bring with you the following documents:
A medical certificate from a doctor documenting your child’s ability to attend NON-COMPETITIVE sport activities or alternatively a medical certificate from a doctor documenting your child’s ability to attend a COMPETITIVE sport activities. This Document will be accepted only with the description above (non-competitive or competitive) and only in Italian language or English language.
Without the Medical Certificate, the participant will not be allow to practice soccer.
A certificate testifying absence of infectious diseases (self-certifications will be accepted), it will be mentioned in the follow up email after registration mentioned above.
Q: Are participants who took part to camps in the past still required to re-submit all documents?
A: Yes, they have to re-submit all required documents again.
Q: Are past participants asked to send all information again after online registration?
A: Yes, they are asked to submit the information online again.
Q: How many coaching sessions are there daily?
A: There are two coaching sessions per day from Monday through Friday: one in the morning and one in the afternoon (with the exception of Saturday when coaching will take place only in the morning with a final ceremony and on Sunday when coaching will take place only in the afternoon).
Q: How long is a coaching session?
A: The length of the coaching sessions depends on the age group and the intensity of the previous coaching session.
Q: My child wears eyeglasses: can he wear them during the coaching sessions?
A: If your child also wears glasses during physical activities, they must be equipped with appropriate impact-resistant protective glasses with celluloid frames and unbreakable graduated polycarbonate lenses. We have imposed this rule for the well-being of all our members: wearing glasses that are not suitable for sporting activity is dangerous not only for the wearer, but also for all the other children taking part.
If they wear contact lenses, they must be able to put them in and remove them by themselves.
Q: When can I phone my child?
A: The receptions of the hotels are operating around the clock. The best calling times are in the afternoon from 12:45pm to 1:45pm (13:45) or in the evening from 7:30pm (19:30) to 8:30pm (20:30) but this will be confirmed on the first day of camp.
Personal mobile phones must be kept inside the rooms. Hence, participants are allowed to use them only when they are in their bedroom and they shall not bring it outside. (only for residential participants)
Q: Can I stay on site with my child?
A: No, the facilities that host the children are completely reserved for them. The organization of Inter Summer Camp is not responsible for finding accommodation for parents.
Q: What to expect as far as camp culture based on the country of the camp?
A: Each camp provides a sports experience as well as a cultural experience. Many of the participants will experience something different from home as they will be in a foreign country with a different way of living. For most of the camps, participants will experience the local cuisine, special times for meals (early meals in northern Europe, late meals in southern Europe) as per the culture of the country, showers after training sessions, typical entertainment at the camp as per the country’s summer camp culture, early or late bedtimes based on the country’s living habits and more. If you feel that your child will have difficulties to adapt to a new way of living, then we recommend that you wait until your child is of an age where they will be ready to do so.
Q: Are meals provided?
A: Meals are included in the cost. Residential camps include breakfast, lunch, dinner, and one snack per day. Day Camp include lunch and one snack.
Q: How much pocket money will they need whilst on the camp?
A: It is suggested that each child brings about 100 Euros per week of pocket money to buy souvenirs, drinks, calling cards, etc.
Q: Will I be able to phone my child on his mobile phone?
A: All mobile telephones must be switched off during all group activities (training, free time, recreation and meals) to allow the proper progress of the activities. Mobile phones will be permitted only inside their bedroom. (for residential participants)
Q: Does the child need a ‘Child Tourist/Visitor Visa’ to attend the soccer camp?
A: IMPORTANT: Please note, you are solely responsible for obtaining all needed travel documents including but not limited to a valid passport and any appropriate tourist travel visas for the person attending the soccer camp, the Participant. You must contact the appropriate consulate office for entry requirements and visa requirements for the country where the selected camp is located. Once you have registered your child with us, and have paid for the camp in full, upon your written request, we will be pleased to provide a letter confirming enrolment for the specific Participant. This letter may be required by certain consulates for the ‘Child Tourist/Visitor Visa’. (NOTE: We can only issue the letter for the Participant not for any other person.) Please be advised that consulate’s visa application processes can take many months. The more you wait, the more chances you have to be denied the required ‘Child Tourist/Visitor Visa’ for your child and certain camps will not issue a refund. Please check the terms for the camp.
Q: Do I need insurance?
A: We strongly recommend that campers purchase insurance for the duration of their camp for medical coverage in Italy. For those interested in purchasing insurance through WorldNomads.com, please see the Insurance Page for more information.
Q: And what do I need to pack for the coaching sessions?
A: You should pack the following:
- 1 pairs of football shoes with rubber studs (no iron cleats). A second pair is recommended but not mandatory.
- shin guards
- underwear required during the period spent at the camp
- a bathrobe
- a pajama
- pair of slippers
- gym shoes
- flip flop for shower and a bathrobe (bath towels are provided)
- a swimsuit (use of the pool is not guaranteed)
- a pair of sneakers shoes
- a few pairs of regular socks;
- a pair of jeans and spare clothing for leisure;
- a k-way / Rain Jacket
- lip balm
- 2 change of casual attire.
- Phone charger adapter
During the stay at the Camp, the participants will always wear the camp Kit.
The Camp Kit will be washed with the help of the camp staff.
For Goalkeeping training it is advisable to wear gloves and any clothing used for training.
Q: Will my child receive two training kits, if he is participating for two weeks?
A: No, just one training kit will be given to participants who are going to spend two weeks.
Q: Can participants keep the training kit after the Camp?
A: Yes, of course, participants can keep it. The kit is part of the application fee.
Q: Is a laundry service available?
A: No, but as they are hotel the could do this for you for a fee but the camp is not responsible for lost items. The Inter Milan Camp uniforms will be washed with the help of the camp staff during the week.
Q: My child has to follow a specific diet for health reasons. Is it possible?
A: Of course, all you need to do is indicate in the space provided on the registration form (in the health information) what your child’s needs are. The camp experts will draw up an ad-hoc menu.
Q: My child takes prescription medication – should I inform you about this?
A: Yes, you must indicate on the registration form (in the health information) that the child is undergoing treatment. We will contact you again for details and update the medical staff at the Camp who will look after your child.
Q: There will be a doctor at the Camp and / or during practice?
A: All training will be carried out in the presence of the doctor who will be staying at the facility and who will therefore be present 24 hours a day.
In addition, the Inter Summer Camp medical staff are equipped with a defibrillator.
Q: My child will participate in the Summer Camp with some friends. Is it possible for them to share the same room?
A: Yes, please indicate in the application form the names of both your child and the friends whom he wants to share the room with. The Inter Summer Camp staff will look into it at camp registration and will do their best to put them together. The Inter Summer Camp Staff will arrange suitable accommodation, within the limit of the availability of the requested rooms.
Q: When are expected arrival and departure times for the Summer Camp?
- Residential Camp self check-in is on Sundays either between 11:00am and 12:00noon or 1:15pm (13:15) and 3:45pm (15:45) at the camp hotels and Residential Camp self check-out is on Saturday mornings (after the closing ceremony which parents can come to) before 12:30pm.
- Day Camp (Cascia and Val Seriana only) self check-in is on Sundays between 1:30pm (13:30) and 3:30pm (15:30) and Day Camp self check-out is on Saturday mornings (after closing ceremony) before 12:30pm
Day Camp Daily schedule (Monday – Friday): arrivals between 8:00am and 9:00am and departures between 5:00pm (17:00) and 6:00pm (18:00)All times above are subject to change and will be confirmed before your camp starts.
Q: Is there a member of the staff always on hand to help the participant, should they need it?
A: The Inter Summer Camp staff is on hand 24 hours a day to ensure continuous assistance throughout the duration of the camp.
Q: Is there anybody supervising the participants during the night?
A: Yes, during the night there are always night supervisors who will be available for the children if they need anything.
Q: How many weeks can my child attend for?
A: We advise you to only send your child for a maximum of two consecutive weeks. This is due to the busy training schedule throughout the week and after two weeks children tend to get tired, homesick, or possibly injured.
Q: My child is participating for two weeks in the Summer Camp: will the staff take care of him during the transition period between one week to the other?
A: Of course, the Inter Summer Camp does not close between periods. Part of the camp staff works during the weekends to take care of all participants who will stay for two consecutive weeks of the Summer Camp.
Q: What languages do the coaches speak at camp?
A: Inter Summer Camp is taught in Italian and some English. A few coaches/staff speak some English (and other languages) during each session and use it during training sessions. For numerous years, we have had participants coming from all over the world and a lot of them do not speak Italian but acclimate very well to the camp as there has not been a language barrier in the past. Most of the regular camp sessions have a large number of Italian players. Knowledge of Italian is recommended but not mandatory.