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Atletico de Madrid Foundation Technification Soccer Camp

 

Atletico Madrid football AcademyWhere: Madrid, Spain & Alicante, Spain
Residential Soccer Camp Dates: Madrid: July 2 – 15 & July 16 – 29; Alicante: July 2 – 15, July 16 – 29, July 30 – August 12, August 13 – August 26;
Day Soccer Camps Dates: Madrid: July 3 – 7; July 10 – 14; July 17 – 21; July 24 – 28 (Mon-Fri only); Alicante: July 3 – 7; July 10 – 14; July 17 – 21; July 24 – 28 (Mon-Fri only)
Venue: Alicante: Estadio Municipal ” Ricardo Benavent”; Madrid: Ciudad Deportiva La Oliva
Who: Boys, & Girls players, all levels
Ages: from 6 -17
Activities: Experience top-class football coaching from one of the world’s best club’s, Atletico Madrid. Soccer Camp participants will learn and enjoy football training, with soccer training programs adjusted to players’ ages, in a dynamic and collaborative atmosphere!

 

Atletico Madrid Soccer School CampAtlético de Madrid Foundation Technification Soccer Camp Overview

The Atlético de Madrid Elite Soccer Camp, aimed at children ages 6 to 17, is the ideal Camp for improving all aspects of the game in a unique summer experience organized around great soccer training with expert coaches from a mythical Spanish Club, the Atlético de Madrid, with over 100 years of history.

 

It is a great opportunity for children around the world who are passionate about soccer, where they can LIVE, TRAIN and PLAY soccer like their Atlético de Madrid idols, developing their soccer and psychological skills with the champion training methods.

 

The soccer academy school provides children with a comprehensive training as soccer players, developing both physical and mental aspects of the game, in a fun and highly professional environment.

 

With a highly qualified experienced coaching and technical staff, the aim of the soccer camp is to ensure that players of all levels achieve their goals and maintain their love of the game.

 

These residential soccer camps in Madrid and Alicante are unique summer experience organized around soccer, where children will play, love and live soccer and the Club in a hundred percent Atlético environment.

 

Atlético de Madrid Club Background

Atlético Madrid is a Spanish football club based in Madrid who play in La Liga. They have won both La Liga and the Copa del Rey on tens occasions, including a double in 1996. in Europe, they won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1962, were European Cup runners-up in 1974, won the Intercontinental Cup in 1974, won the Europa League in 2010 and in 2012, and won the UEFA Super Cup in 2010 and 2012.

 

Atlético de Madrid plays their home games at the Vicente Calderón, which currently holds up to 54,960 spectators. During their history, the club has been known by a number of nicknames, including Los Colchoneros (“The Mattress Makers” in English), due to their first team stripes being the same colors as old-fashioned mattresses. During the 1970s, they became known as Los Indios, allegedly due to the club signing several South American players after the restrictions on signing foreign players was lifted.

Atletico Madrid Soccer campsDay Camp

Day soccer camps are Monday through Friday, and are full days. Players must be at the facilities at 9:30am to start the training sessions at 10:00am and leave at 6:00pm.

 

Residential Soccer Camp

There is a minimum stay of 2 weeks for all residential camps. Participants stay in triple or quadruple en-suite rooms with air conditioning in all-inclusive three and four star hotels. The training hours will be the same as for day camp players, plus the free time activities that take place in the facilities intended for internal students of the Campus. The facilities include a swimming pool, beach, football field, tennis courts, paddle, beach volleyball, audiovisual and recreational areas and large green areas.

 

Optional Language Classes

Players in the camps have the option to receive 7.5 hours of Spanish or English lessons per week, taught by qualified teachers in classes of a maximum size of 15 students. Students are tested on arrival, and placed in classes with other students of approximately the same level.

 

Supervision

Upon arrival in Madrid, players are picked up at the Madrid Barajas Airport (if airport transfer is selected) and escorted by bus to the soccer camp site. Supervision is provided around the clock, both at the living quarters as well as throughout the day during the training activities.

 

Additional Activities

Weekend excursions for residential camp participants in the Alicante location include Terra Mitica, a local amusement park, Canelobre Caves and Mundomar Park, a marine animal park. For the Madrid soccer camp location, excursions include a visit to the Vicente Calderón Stadium, a Theme Park, and the Royal Spanish Football Federation Museum.

 

Residential Program Includes

  • Daily soccer training
  • 7.5 hours per week of Spanish or English classes (Alicante) and 5 hours per week of Spanish or English classes (Madrid)
  • Full board residential accommodation at Camilo José Cela University (Madrid) or AR Imperial Park Spa Resort
  • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • Daily transfer to training facilities
  • Complementary activities
  • Excursions during the weekend
  • Atlético de Madrid Foundation training equipment kit
  • Certificate Award

Day Camp Program Includes

  • Daily soccer training
  • 7.5 hours per week of Spanish or English classes (Alicante) and 5 hours per week of Spanish or English classes (Madrid)
  • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • Atlético de Madrid Foundation training equipment kit
  • Certificate Award
  • Daily bus transfer to training facilities (optional for additional $75 per week fee)

 

Player Prerequisites

  • For Boys & Girls ages 9 – 17 (Technification – Madrid) and 6-16 (Technification – Alicante)
  • All levels welcome to enroll
  • Limited space per age group
  • Players chosen on a first-come first-serve basis for all of those who fulfill program requirements.

Application Procedure

Booking must be done online through our online booking platform. You may pay using your credit card through our online booking system. To book with your credit card, click REGISTER NOW in the table below.

 

Program Cost and Dates:

 

PROGRAM DATES* LOCATION COST DEADLINE
Residential Technification Camp July 2 – 15 & July 16 – 29 Madrid $1795 May 31 REGISTER NOW
Residential Technification Camp July 2 – 15, July 16 – 29, July 30 – August 12, August 13 – August 26 Alicante $1795 May 31 REGISTER NOW
Technification Day Camp July 3 – 7; July 10 – 14; July 17 – 21; July 24 – 28 (Mon-Fri only) Madrid $795 May 31 REGISTER NOW
Technification Day Camp July 3 – 7; July 10 – 14; July 17 – 21; July 24 – 28 (Mon-Fri only) Alicante $550 May 31 REGISTER NOW

 

ADD ONS
DESCRIPTION
COST
AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE (Madrid Camp)
Transfer from and to Madrid Barajas Airport
Round trip airport transfer from Madrid Barajas Airport to Camp and Camp to Airport on return. Flights must arrive between 9am and 21:00 (9pm) on Sunday and depart between 9am and 21:00 (9pm) on Saturday departure day.
$300 roundtrip; $200 one-way
(non-refundable once purchased)
AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE (Alicante) Camp)
Transfer from and to Valencia Airport
Round trip airport transfer from Joaquin Soroya Station (AVE-Valencia) and Valencia-Manises Airport to Camp and Camp to Airport on return. Flights must arrive between 9am and 21:00 (9pm) on Sunday and depart between 9am and 21:00 (9pm) on Saturday departure day.
$100 roundtrip
(non-refundable once purchased)
 Goalkeeper Training Option  Goalkeeper Specific Training  Included in Camp Fee
Spanish or English Language Classes 7.5 hours per week (Alicante) or 5 hours per week (Madrid) of language instruction $400 for 2 week residential camp; $200 for 1-week Day Camp
UNACCOMPANIED MINOR SERVICE (UM) – REQUIRED FOR ALL PLAYERS UP TO 14 YEARS OLD AND FOR OLDER PLAYERS IF REQUESTED BY AIRLINE In airline policy an unaccompanied minor is an airline passenger aged between 5 and 14 years old (airline regulations vary) who travels without an accompanying adult. A parent or guardian who requests for this service fills out a release form, identifying another guardian who will pick up the minor at the destination airport. Airline personnel are responsible for escorting the child through immigrations and customs and boarding the flight in time. Airlines may charge an additional fee for this service. $80 each way; non-refundable once purchased

 

*Roundtrip airfare not included.
*Additional spending money required.
*Dates may be subject to modification
*Flight information must be provided at least 20 days prior to arrival
*Transfer fees will not be refunded once purchased

 


Application and Full Payment Deadline: May 15

We strongly encourage early applications to ensure availability.

 

Upon receipt of your application and deposit, we will confirm your acceptance in the program.

 

All applicants must also be sure to have a current passport. Non-US citizens with residency in the US must also have a current passport, and be able to obtain a travel visa to Spain. For more information on the requirements to obtain a travel visa to Spain, please check with your closest Spanish consulate.

 

We’re looking forward to providing an unforgettable and unique international experience in a country of rich soccer culture.

 

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