English Language and Football Summer Camp


The Language Gallery Juniors and Liverpool Football Club have teamed up to provide 12-17 year old boys and girls with the experience of a lifetime.

We offer an exciting summer programme that aims to both educate and entertain young people through a combination of language lessons and football coaching, giving them the chance to make friends and be part of a legendary football club.

Your children will be able to improve their English language or sports leadership skills, mastering football techniques on the pitch. They’ll be under the guidance of the experienced coaches who deliver LFC International Academy programmes globally and our expert language tutors, as well as being able to meet other children from all over the world.

Students will enjoy a soccer camp packed with fun-filled sports, English lessons, and cultural activities to provide students with exciting experiences on each day of their stay. Our trips include scavenger hunts, FIFA tournaments, visits to iconic landmarks like Lancaster Castle, and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Our LFC Residential Camps are a unique chance for young people to develop skills and friendships that will last them a lifetime.

Player Experience Camp: Football Only

New for 2017 our player experience programme delivers the ultimate football coaching experience for the summer of 2017. On this residential programme the participants will get an insight in how we train our players at the LFC academy as they will taking part in the same sessions, all delivered by our excellent team of LFC coaches. LFC Player workshops and analysis sessions provide further insight in to the life of a Liverpool footballer.

Key Facts:

  • 30 hours of Soccer Coaching from LFC
  • 4 Hours of Liverpool FC player workshops and match analysis
  • Mid-week Excursions to Anfield Stadium
  • Official LFC Soccer School Training Kit
  • Airport Pick Up (optional)
  • Full board accommodation for the duration of your stay
  • One to one feedback from coaches

Choice of:

  • 30 hours of coaching with Liverpool FC coaches
  • 4 hours of Liverpool FC player workshops and match analysis
  • End-of-course presentation ceremony
  • Full board accommodation at Myerscough College
  • 24/7 on-site player welfare staff support
  • Anfield Stadium and Museum Tour
  • Exclusive Liverpool FC International Academy training kit
  • One-to-one feedback from Liverpool FC coaches
  • The ultimate Liverpool FC International Academy experience

Start dates and timetable:

The programme lasts 6 days over 5 nights.

Sunday 9th July Friday 14th July
Sunday 16th July Friday 21st July
Sunday, 23rd July

Sunday, 30th July

 Friday 28th July

Friday, 4th August

*Please note: The Player Experience camps are a one week minimum stay

Player Development Academy:

English Programme

Our English language programme helps students to improve their English language and vocabulary skills through themed, interactive exercises.
The programme allows students to easily build and apply new vocabulary skills in a sporting environment. They will  become completely immersed in the language, increasing  thier ability to converse with confidence on and off the pitch.
 Key Facts:
  • 30 hours of classroom English instruction
  • Highly qualified CELTA or TESOL teachers
  • Social and interactive learning environment
  • Groups based on age and English ability (where possible)
  • Average class size:15 students
  • Certificate of completion

Example Class Activities

  • Match day analysis allows students to improve their  listening and vocabulary skills in an interactive, fun way
  • player postion tasks allow students to work in a team, whilst  improving their everyday English conversation skills
  • Scripted interview scenarios allow students to build confidence and pronunciaion skills
  • Students will improve their academic writing through player performance report tasks
  • Manage instruction exercises will help student gain  leadership skills
  • Interactive, teambuilding activities such as in-class player exercises and puzzles
Player Development Academy: Sports Leadership Programme

Player Development Academy:

Sport Leadership Programme

The Sports Leadership Programme gives students  valuable exeperience in a range of communication skills,  including leadership skills, public speaking, and team building.
By combining football-related workshops, seminars, and  interactive lessons,students will learn vital skills like researching, formal presentations, and negotiation – all of which will be useful as they grow older.
Using football and innovation learning methods, this programme inspires students who aspire to be future leaders, in football or elsewhre.

Key Facts:

  • 30 Hours of Sports Leadership tuition
  • 40 Hours of Soccer Coaching From LFC
  • Highly qualified staff
  • Groups based on age and English ability (where possible)
  • Average class size:15 students
  • All teachers are experienced in instructing sports or  business-related programmes
  • Certificate of completion

Example Class activities

  • Planning, budgeting, Organisational and research based activities
  • Exploration of real finance mechanisms used at global football clubs and businesses
  • Manager-versus-player role play scenarios allow students to discover their own leadership style, whitst building their confidence
  • Entrepreneurial tasks allow students to understand the role of an owner and how to create a football club
  • Our transfer windows simulation exercise allows students to acquire the art of negotiation
  • Playing strategies and tactics will be covered through interactive tasks


Choice of:

  • 30 hours of English language tuition
  • 30 hours of sports leadership tuition
  • 40 hours of football coaching
  • Evening skills challenges
  • Evening coaching workshops
  • Full board and accommodation for duration of stay
  • 3 meals per day (packed lunch for excursions)
  • LFC Training Kit
  • TLG Juniors t-shirt, bag and water bottle
  • Weekend excursions and group activities

Start dates and timetable:

The programme lasts 14 days over 13 nights.

Sunday 9th July Saturday 22nd July
Sunday 23rd July Saturday 5th August

*Please note: it is a two week minimum stay

The Camp

The Camp

Entertainment and Excursions

In the evenings, our activity teams organise events for everyone to enjoy.These include games, quiz, disco and film nights, so everyone can have fun.
We offer a wide variety of trips around the north west of Britain, visiting impressive historical sites, attractions, and plenty of museums and galleries.
Many of our activities have educational value, teaching students about the history of the area and introducing them to various examples of arts and culture.
All of our excursions are supervised by our trained staff, making sure your child is having fun in a safe environment.

2016 excursions include:

  • Tour of Anfield Stadium, home of Liverpool Football Club
  • Liverpool Football Club Museum
  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach & Theme Park

Other excursions may include:

  • Liverpool city centre
  • BBC Media City, Manchester
  • Trafford Centre shopping mall
  • Various other cities, including Lancaster and Preston
  • Museum of Lancashire

Trips are subject to change, depending on availability.

Day 1 SUN Day 2 MON Day 3 TUES Day 4 WEDS Day 5 THURS Day 6 FRI Day 7 SAT
7.30 – 8.45 Breakfast
9.00 – 12.15 Arrival EL or SL Excursion
12.15 – 13.45 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 1v1 Domination Passing and receiving Receiving  under pressure Defending 1v1/2v2 Shooting masterclass
15.30 – 17.00 Attacking in wide areas Playing through and exploiting space in midfield Creative Play in the final third Counter attacking Weekly recap
17.30 – 18.30 Dinner
18.45 – 20.00 Induction Dribbling skill challenge Passing skill challenge Turning challenge Agility challenge Matches Film night
20.00 – 21.00 Welcome activities PW (An intro into the Liverpool way) PW(What makes a LFC player) PW (Diet & nutrition) Match analysis
21.00 – 22.00 Evening activity/ Free time

Example Schedule Subject to ChangeEL=English Language , SL=Sport Leadership , PW=Player Workshops

Day 8 SUN Day 9 MON Day 10 TUES Day 11 WEDS Day 12 THURS Day 13 FRI Day 14 SAT
7.30 – 8.45 Breakfast
9.00 – 12.15 On-site activities EL or SL Departure
12.15 – 13.45 Excursion Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Defending outnumbered Supporting the front players Excursion Combination play Tournament day
15.30 – 17.00 Exploiting overloads Crossing and finishing Phase of play attacking practice
17:30 – 18:30 Dinner
18.45 – 20.00 On-site Activities Dribbling challenge 2 Passing skill  challenge  2 LFC quiz Skill challenge final One to one  feedback
20.00 – 21.00 Evening activity/Free time PW (Fitness & conditioning) PW (LFC strategies & tactics ) PW (Motivation) PW (Hydration) Disco/Presentation night
21:00 – 22:00 Evening activity/Free time