2021 SUMMER ACADEMY CAMPS
Athlete Institute's 2021 Summer Soccer Academy will offer 2 weeks of the highest-level football education and training, taught by elite coaches at the world-renowned Athlete Institute in Orangeville, Ontario, Canada.
VERY LIMITED SPOTS DUE TO CURRENT COVID PROTOCOLS
CO-ED, AGES 7-13
CO-ED, AGES 13-18
- Age Groupings are Subject to Change -
EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN A SUMMER CAMP
FOOD & NUTRITION
Nutritious, fresh, and athlete-friendly food prepared in our kitchen by worldly chefs.
All athletes receive the same incredible instruction, but we also provide various packages to help enhance an athlete’s experience.
Be around like-minded athletes that want to develop into players that can reach the next level. Explore your passion and challenge yourself in one of Canada’s most high-performance soccer Academies
Tried and tested COVID programming that has been running all year.
COVID testing to be available.
Live the prep experience and help transition athletes into a post-secondary environment.
Be coached by coaches that have played at the collegiate and pro level that are now developing future collegiate and pro stars.
Local hikes to explore the vast landscape and campfire experiences for overnight athletes.
Gain exposure to Canada’s top soccer academy and residential prep experience.
Small and secure remote campus in the rolling hills of Southern Ontario with 24/7 coach supervision and camera monitoring.
SAMPLE DAILY THEMES
Monday | Creating a training/competitive identity (the AIFC way), defending and defensive foundations (team and individual), attacking and attacking foundations
Tuesday | Phases of play, creating attacking overloads, & penetrating the final third, shooting & finishing
Wednesday | Passing and developing a passing range, connecting and understanding passing relationships, & inter-camp match for coaches assessment
Thursday | Making an impact in transition, recognition and important cues in high-level football, & competing to win
Friday | Attacking and defending in the final third, inter-camp match for coaches assessment, staff feedback & future targets for individual athletes
ABOUT ATHLETE INSTITUTE FOOTBALL CLUB
Athlete Institute Football Club is a premier youth development academy located just outside of Orangeville, Ontario. AIFC is an Ontario Recognized Academy (ORA) where athletes are committed to a 6-day per week curriculum, eleven months of the year. AIFC athletes compete at the highest levels available, from local high-end matches to international competition.
To enhance the athletic performance, attitude, and personal growth of elite student-athletes through innovative sport-specific training techniques. We expose student-athletes to the culture and environment our world class facilities provide, while engaging them with a focused, clear and passionate coaching staff. AIFC aims to be a beacon in Canada, aiming for unrivaled consistency in player preparation and pathways for elite student-athletes who are driven to play at next level environments like U-Sports, NCAA, CPL, MLS, and Internationally.
We are all in.
OVERNIGHT PACKAGES & PRICING
*Payment plans available
*One track suit per player, regardless of number of weeks attending
**Private bathroom/shower is shared between 2 rooms (3 other campers) as opposed to common hallway toilets and showers
DAY PACKAGES & PRICING
*One track suit per player, regardless of number of weeks attending
STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
When should I arrive & depart for Overnight Camp
Arrival - We recommend that you arrive for Overnight camp after 4pm on the Sunday that your camp is supposed to start. You may also arrive on Monday morning
Can my child be picked up at Airport, Bus or Train Station?
YES - We pride ourselves on providing your family the absolute best experience possible.
How many campers attend each week?
Due to current COVID protocols, we are offering 10 Day and 10 Overnight spots per week with the hopes of being able to open up additional spots.
Where do the campers stay?
Our overnight campers live the full prep experience by staying in our state-of-the-art university style dormitory. There are two or four high quality beds per room with common bathrooms that offer private stalled showers. Please see our facilities page to learn more.
Where do campers eat and what do they eat?
All meals are prepared and eaten in our cafeteria by our incredible and worldly Chef Nick Rodriguez which is inside of the dormitory. Chef Rodriguez is highly trained and provided high quality meals to fuel our campers throughout the day.
Do you go on off-site trips?
What does a typical day at camp look like?
Many days will consist of individual skill drills which transition to group skill drills and competitions dependent upon COVID-19 regulations. There are plenty of water breaks in between drills so your child stays hydrated throughout the day. We also take off-campus trips to relax after working hard during the morning.
What is the Summer Academy refund policy?
What are the Summer Academy Payment Options?
Who is Athlete Institute working with to build their health and safety protocols?
What are you doing at the facility to ensure safety?
Campers may be required to get a COVID-19 test prior to arrival at camp. To be determined.
If the athlete is feeling any symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath) or their school/class is under quarantine, they are not permitted to attend any session.
The athlete's temperature will be checked upon entering the facility each day
Under current guidelines all athletes are socially distanced 2m (6ft) apart at all times in the facility.
All athletes must sanitize their hands prior to and after the session. It is recommended that they wash their hands prior to entering the facility and upon leaving.
High touch surfaces (e.g. doors, walls) will be disinfected after each session.
What is the skill level requirement?
Our camps are ideal for players of all skill levels. Groups are divided by age and skill level, which are flexible and allow us to find the best situation for each camper. We offer personalized instruction that allows campers to improve specifically in the areas they need, whether they are new to the game or highly skilled.
Do I need to bring my own equipment?
Summer Academy Day: At this current moment, yes, to ensure the safety of all participants and staff, all day camp athletes must bring their own equipment (soccer ball, cleats, etc.) and must be ready upon checking-in.
Are masks mandatory?
Who will my child have interactions with throughout camp?
Can I stay on the weekend if I am attending multiple weeks of camp?
Yes, you can stay over the weekend (Friday night to Sunday afternoon) if you are registered for multiple back to back weeks of camp. The price to stay on the weekend is $400 + HST. You will receive additional soccer instruction and there will be off-campus trips pending covid-19 restrictions.