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IMG Academy continues to use the utmost of caution when it comes to the health and safety of everyone on campus, we have been following guidelines recommended by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital as well as the Florida Department of Health.

View our SAFER CAMPUS PROTOCOLS to learn how we are making campus a safer place for everyone.

Or, choose an area of interest below to learn about general COVID-19 information for each area of interest.

Soccer Camp

IMG Academy soccer camps are available year-round for ages 9-18, with programs for everyone from the novice athlete to the aspiring pro. See below for how to select and book the right camp through our quick and easy online registration process.

Important 2020 Summer Camp Information

Camp Availability: Summer camps start June 28, but only select weeks may be available to ensure select summer camp weeks may no longer be available to ensure proper housing and safety guidelines are maintained across campus. Use our camp builder to select the right camp program and confirm availability.

  • The last week for new camper arrivals is August 16 and the last week of camp August 23.
  • Fall camps will not be available. The next camps will be available for holiday breaks starting December 20.

Registration: To help maintain proper health and safety protocol by controlling the number of athletes on campus, we will close registration 7 days before the start of each camp. Register in advance to ensure you have a spot!

Private Rooms: All campers will have their own room and bathroom during the period June 28th to August 29th, 2020 for the duration of their camp stay.

Camper Ages: Camps are currently available for campers ages 10-18.

Excursions: Off-campus excursions will not be available for 2020 summer camps.

VIA Campers: The VIA program, designed for campers under age 10, will not be available for 2020 summer camps.

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Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs
Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs
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Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$6,029
Avg. Price
$7,379
Avg. Price
$8,729
Avg. Price
$10,079
Avg. Price
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,159
Avg. Price
$2,609
Avg. Price
$3,059
Avg. Price
$3,509
Avg. Price
Most Recommended
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Daily meals & hydration
Sheets†
Laundry service*

Included with camp packages only

Choice of one off-campus weekend excursion**
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,209
Avg. Price
$2,659
Avg. Price
$3,109
Avg. Price
$3,549
Avg. Price
Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs

Choosing the Right Camp

Helpful tips for parents when selecting a camp

How to choose the length of stay for your child

Selecting a training program for your child

What parents and campers wish they knew prior to booking


The IMG Camp Experience

View more details about camper life and our training methodology

Soccer Camp Overview

IMG Academy boys soccer camps are designed to challenge every player, regardless of their skill level or position. Group training sessions and competitive scrimmages allow campers to learn from expert coaches who have experience preparing players for the collegiate and professional levels.

Soccer camps also feature dedicated goalkeeper sessions, including technical training as well as tactical play situations. All soccer campers will receive a post-camp analysis report inclusive of coach feedback to ensure players have access to unrivaled instruction both during and after the program.

Soccer Camp Training Specializations

All Total Athlete and Game Changer programs include training specializations that can be changed for each week of the camp. Athletes seeking to hone their skills outside of sport-specific training will benefit from these unique training specializations. IMG’s expert coaches set athletes apart from their competition, and each session provides campers with takeaways that will significantly impact their game.

Strength & Power

  • Explosive resistance
  • Jumping and plyometrics
  • Efficient power development
  • Correct motor patterns

Speed & Agility

  • Linear acceleration
  • Maximum velocity
  • Lateral movement
  • Multi-directional movement and agility

Mental Toughness & Vision

  • Self-talk
  • Breathing
  • Imagery
  • Focus
  • Emotional regulation
  • Goal Setting

Nutrition for Athletes

  • The performance plate
  • Pre-competition fueling
  • Recovery
  • Fueling timelines
  • Hydration

Leadership & Communication

  • Team building
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Identity
  • Developing relationships
  • Inspiring and empowering yourself and others

SAT/ACT Test Prep

Semi-private and individualized classes with our test prep experts helps students prepare for their SAT or ACT college entrance exams. Instructors use official testing materials and offer techniques to help take the exams with confidence.

ESL

Campers will have a daily ESL course covering a topic related to one of five weekly themes, such as communication skills or grammar. Offerings may also include more academic content and test preparation. For our complete list of programming options, please contact a camp advisor.

Expert Coaching

IMG Academy soccer camps are anchored by expert coaches with years of playing and coaching experience at the highest levels. Learn from the pros to gain insights and training methods to continue developing your skills.

Don Cameron

Coach Spotlight

DON CAMERON - DIRECTOR

Don comes to IMG from Lonestar Soccer Club in Austin, Texas. Don was the Executive Director of Soccer from 2011-2018 and helped grow the club to 7500 players and 168 competitive soccer teams. During his tenure at Lonestar the club placed over 1000 players in collegiate soccer programs.

Training for Every Position and Skill

Depending on your position, here are just some of the skills you will learn from our expert coaches:

 

TECHNICAL

Dribbling/ball control, passing, receiving, shooting/striking and heading.

 

TACTICAL

Understand dynamics of play through numbers. 1v1, 2v2 and up to 11v11 drills including attacking, defending and ball movement.

 

MATCH STRATEGY

Speed of play, buildups, changing point of attack, team shape and applying pressure.

 

POSITION-SPECIFIC

Master the unique skills needed at different positions of the field. Making runs, clearing space, sending players through, shutting down an opponent and using angles.

 

PHYSICAL

Maximize speed and agility, build power, increase endurance, aerobic capacity and reduce chance of injury.

 

MENTAL

Pre-match routines, preparation, emotional control and addressing adversity.

Year-round performance and world-class amenities

Attending a summer soccer camp helps young athletes better prepare for their upcoming season. At IMG’s summer soccer camp, youth athletes work with world-class coaches, take part in multiple daily training sessions, and experience in-game competitive situations, all geared towards improving their performance during the season.

We offer day and overnight boys soccer camps, summer, winter, spring break, and other seasonal camps, as well as special rates for teams and groups who want to book together. Our sleepaway soccer camps give youth athletes the opportunity to have fun and connect off the field while also strengthening their connections on the field. Overnight soccer camp offers the opportunity to sleepover at Ascender Residence Halls with access to campus amenities 24 hours a day and a full team of residential mentors.

Stay Local. Play Here.

A perfect option for youth soccer campers or for families on vacation in the Sarasota and Bradenton area, many on and off-campus housing options are available for adults and families, including the Legacy Hotel, The Lodge, Academy Park Villas, Ritz-Carlton, Holiday Inn Express and Suites and more, including beachfront resorts.

20 multi-sport fields
3 residence halls
56,000 sq. ft. performance center

Enhance Your Camp

Off-campus excursions will not be available for 2020 summer camps.

Florida’s premier theme parks and attractions are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Youth soccer campers can take advantage of our chaperoned, off-campus excursions and visit some of the best excursions the state has to offer. Trips include Busch Gardens, Disney's Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando, and The Tampa Bay Rays.

Sample Weekly Camp Schedule

  AM Session PM Session
Monday CAMP TRAINING CAMP TRAINING
Tuesday CAMP TRAINING VIDEO SESSION & CAMP TRAINING
EVENING GAMES
Wednesday SKILLS TESTING IDP’s & SOCCER TENNIS
Thursday CAMP TRAINING VIDEO SESSION & CAMP TRAINING
EVENING GAMES
Friday CAMP TRAINING GAMES

Curriculum includes video sessions in coordination with on-field activity and an evening games session.

IMG Camp Includes:

  • 3 Strength & Conditioning Sessions
  • 1 Mental Conditioning Session

Campers Train Here

  • 20+ grass fields for soccer practices and games
  • Soccer-specific stadium attached to a dedicated soccer building with locker rooms, meeting rooms for players and teams, and coaches' offices

Performance & Sports Science Center

  • Mind Gym for mental conditioning sessions and vision training
    • Fit Lights, DynaBoard, and cognitive perceptive technology
  • Strength and conditioning equipment
  • Classrooms for nutrition and leadership training

VIA Campers

The VIA program, designed for campers under age 10, will not be available for 2020 summer camps.

Your young athlete deserves the highest level of support and comfort during their camp experience. IMG Academy offers special accommodations for campers age 10 and younger at no additional cost for this very reason! The VIA (Very Important Athlete) program consists of special privileges and age-appropriate activities tailored to camper schedules delivered by a responsible and energetic team guiding campers throughout their stay with us.

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FAQ

Soccer Camps

  • What type of facilities will I be training in?

    Soccer camp attendees have full access to 20+ multi-purpose fields, a 10,000 square-foot weight room and covered turf facility—plus multiple strategy rooms for video analysis. All of our soccer facilities are maintained at a professional standard to ensure the perfect training environment for every athlete.

  • What should my child bring to camp?

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  • How much does a camp cost?

    Camps vary depending on how long you stay and what program you choose! If you have additional questions after using our camp configurator, you can chat directly with our support staff.

  • What type of activities are offered at camp?

    With a mix of on-campus and off-campus activities, an IMG Academy camp experience is the ultimate combination of training and fun. Click here to learn more!

  • How many campers attend a camp?

    The number of campers varies by sport and time of year, with July representing our most well-attended camps. Whenever you come or whatever sport you play, you will always receive small-group training from expert coaches with ultra-personalized instruction available through our optional Game Changer program. Please contact us for more detail based on when you are considering attending a camp.

  • What forms do I need to complete prior to camp?

    Click here to find the necessary forms and resources to attend camp.

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