Fundacion Real Madrid Campus Experience with English/Spanish Class
Where: Madrid, Spain
Dates: June 18 – July 1; July 2 – 15; July 16 – 29, and July 30 – August 12
Venues: Real Madrid City Sport – Real Madrid’s world class training facility at Valdebebas (Soccer Language Camp) and Villaviciosa de Odón Campus of Universidad Europea de Madrid (Technification Language Camp)
Who: Boys and Girls, All level of players
Ages: Residential Camp from 9-17
Activities: Improvement of soccer techniques, soccer creativity and decision making, speed and soccer skills, strength and power, Spanish cultural experience, and English or Spanish language course.
As one of the top Spanish soccer camps, Fundacion Real Madrid offers players of all levels a unique opportunity to train under the direction of one of the world’s most successful clubs, Real Madrid.
Fundacion Real Madrid Campus Experience Residential program with language classes is aimed at boys and girls from 9 to 17 years old and emphasizes the development of tactical and technical soccer training, as well as the intercultural exchange with participants from other countries.
Players can choose to do our Fundacion Real Madrid Technification program with English/Spanish course which is for more competitive players or the Real Madrid Soccer Camp plus English/Spanish course which is for all levels of players.
Coaching sessions are fun as well as educational. Through soccer, and a varied program of fun and educational activities, participants will also learn Real Madrid CF values, such as leadership, fellowship, tolerance and participation. During the stay in each weekly session, the children will be trained by highly skilled professionals both in the sport and the educational aspects.
This program is open to groups and individuals.
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol commonly known as Real Madrid is the most successful club in Spanish football and was voted by FIFA as the most successful football club of the 20th century, winning a record 32 La Liga titles, 19 Spanish Copa de Rey Cups, nine Spanish Super Cups, a record 11 UEFA Champions Leagues, 2 UEFA Cups, 3 UEFA Supercup, and 3 Intercontinental Cups.
Founded in 1902, Real Madrid has never been relegated from La Liga, the top Spanish league.They play their matches at the 80,354 seater Santiago Bernabéu football stadium in downtown Madrid where it has played since 1947.
Training Philosophy & Development Model
This unique camp is carried out in collaboration with the Real Madrid, one of the world’s most prestigious and successful soccer clubs.
The Real Madrid Soccer Camp program is taught in Spanish only. Some coaches speak some basic English however, and acclimation of non-Spanish speakers into the training sessions and soccer camp in years past has been positive.
Goalkeeper Training Option
Goalkeepers between the ages of 9 – 17 may elect to get specific goalkeeper training as a part of the Fundacion Real Madrid Campus Experience program. The goalkeeper camp focuses on goalie drills and fundamentals of goalkeeping in soccer, using the philosophies and training methodologies embraced by Real Madrid FC. The goalkeeper camps are available only in sessions from July 2 – August 12.
English and Spanish Classes
The language classes use a fun, participative approach to learning and emphasizes spoken language skills.
The program is specifically designed for children with an interest in soccer and includes a range of role-plays, pair work and activities. Operated by language partner Choices and Berlitz, the program develops English or Spanish skills within a soccer context. Students receive 10 hours of lessons per week of English or Spanish lessons in the Standard soccer camp and 5 hours weekly in the Technification camp, all 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.
Room & Board
Real Madrid Soccer Language Camp – Accommodations for the Real Madrid Soccer Camp is at the Erasmo Residence at the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid, in double rooms (2 students per room), and are equipped with a bathroom and air conditioning. The Residence has a TV and DVD room, study room, computers and games room, gym, laundry and night surveillance. Accommodations include breakfast, hydration mid-morning, lunch, snack and dinner.
Real Madrid Technification Camp with Language - Accommodations for the Real Madrid Technification Camp are located at the Universidad Europea de Madrid at the Villaviciosa de Odón Campus. The facilities include both single and double rooms all which have a bathroom and air conditioning. The campus includes extensive sports and recreational facilities including a Multi-purpose sports hall, 1 synthetic football pitch, track, beach volleyball court, 4 changing rooms, 9 tennis courts and 2 physiotherapy units. Soccer camp training will take place at the municipal artificial turf fields nearby the University.
Upon arrival in Spain, players are picked up at the Madrid Airport (if Airport Transfer is selected as optional service) and escorted by bus to the training center. Supervision is provided around the clock, both at the living quarters as well as throughout the day during the training activities.
- Roundtrip airfare not included
- Training at Real Madrid’s very own world-class Madrid training facility (Soccer Language Camp) or at Villaviciosa de Odón Campus of Universidad Europea de Madrid (Technification Camp)
- Coaching sessions with official Fundación Real Madrid Trainers at top level training facilities plus 10 lessons of English or Spanish tuition per week (5 hours per week for Technification camps).
- Full board, residential accommodation
- Full board during the stay (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks).
- Medical and travel insurance
- Water during all practices.
- Daily bus transfer to training facilities.
- Realmadrid FC Foundation training equipment kit.
- Tour of Santiago Bernabéu stadium and museum.
- Closing presentation, Official photo & Certificate Award.
- For Boys and Girls players age 9 -17 (Residential)
- 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.
Prices & 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.
|TECHNIFICATION WITH LANGUAGE|
July 2 – 15; July 16 – 29; July 30 – Aug 12
|LANGUAGE SOCCER CAMP|
June 18 – July 1; July 2 – 15; July 16 – 29; July 30 – Aug 12
|Goalkeeper Training Option|
Goalkeeper Specific Training
no additional cost
|AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE|
Round trip airport transfer from Madrid Airport to Camp and Camp to Airport on return. Flights must arrive between 15:00 (3pm) and 21:00 (9pm) on Sunday and depart between 9am and 15:00 (3pm) on Saturday departure day. Arrivals outside of these times will incur a supplemental fee of $80 each way.
$300 ($200 one-way)
non-refundable once purchased
|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
|SUPPLEMENTAL AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE||Required supplemental airport transfer fee for flights arriving or departing outside the required arrival and departure times (see above AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICE for times)||$80 each way|
non-refundable once purchased
|EXTRA NIGHT STAY||For Saturday night stay between consecutive camps||$250 (non-refundable once purchased)|
*Roundtrip airfare not included.
*Additional spending money required.
*Dates may be subject to modification
Application and Full Payment Deadline: May 31
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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