Soccer Camp

IMG Academy soccer camps are available year-round for ages 10-18 and ages 9-18 for summer camps, 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.

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Choosing the Right Camp

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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.

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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, and shooting/striking.

soccer technical skills

 

TACTICAL

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

soccer tactical skills

 

MATCH STRATEGY

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

soccer strategy

 

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.

soccer position training

 

PHYSICAL

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

soccer physical training

 

MENTAL

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

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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
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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.

Athlete Assessment & Injury Prevention

Led by on-campus Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital physical therapists, programming includes movement, strength, and flexibility analysis screenings as well as review sport-specific injury prevention tips. Campers will also learn corrective exercises along with ways to proactively reduce the risk of injury during sport.

College Recruiting Essentials

Campers will learn how to leverage Next College Student Athlete’s (NCSA) online recruiting platform, build their NCSA profile, and target college programs that best fit their athletic, academic, and personal preferences. Sport-specific recruiting experts will coach campers on communicating effectively and creating quality connections with college coaches throughout their recruiting process. Receive the Champion-level NCSA service valued at $899 FREE with this specialization.

Learn more about NCSA
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ESL

Campers will have a daily ESL course with weekly themes such as Inspiring People, Extreme Sports, the Endangered Planet, or Entrepreneurs. Instructors focus on communication skills, vocabulary development, conversation, short videos, and grammar as well as test preparation. For all options, please contact an 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.

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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

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
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
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Enhance Your Camp

After you've registered for a soccer camp, take advantage of our chaperoned, off-campus excursions, and visit some of the best local area attractions. Trip options include Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, Tampa Bay Rays, Bradenton Marauders, Top Golf, and more.

For exact pricing and to reserve your camper's spot, book a camp online, and then contact our Camp Service team at [email protected] or call (941) 749-8660.

VIA Campers

The VIA program, designed for 8-9 year boarding and non-boarding campers, is available for camp weeks between 6/26 - 7/31.

Your young athlete deserves the highest level of support and comfort during their camp experience. IMG Academy offers additional support and oversight for 8-9 year old campers at no additional cost for this very reason! The VIA (Very Important Athlete) program consists of designated pick-up and drop-off locations and age-appropriate activities and programming tailored to camper schedules delivered by a responsible and energetic team guiding campers throughout their experience.

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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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IMG Academy soccer camps are available year-round for ages 12-18, 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.

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The IMG Camp Experience

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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.

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, and shooting/striking.

 

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.

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.

Athlete Assessment & Injury Prevention

Led by on-campus Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital physical therapists, programming includes movement, strength, and flexibility analysis screenings as well as review sport-specific injury prevention tips. Campers will also learn corrective exercises along with ways to proactively reduce the risk of injury during sport.

College Recruiting Essentials

Campers will learn how to leverage Next College Student Athlete’s (NCSA) online recruiting platform, build their NCSA profile and target college programs that best fit their athletic, academic and personal preferences. Sport-specific recruiting experts will coach campers on communicating effectively and creating quality connections with college coaches throughout their recruiting process.

Learn more about NCSA

ESL

Campers will have a daily ESL course with weekly themes such as Inspiring People, Extreme Sports, the Endangered Planet, or Entrepreneurs. Instructors focus on communication skills, vocabulary development, conversation, short videos, and grammar as well as test preparation. For all options, please contact an 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.

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

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
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 8-9 year boarding and non-boarding campers, is available for camp weeks between 6/26 - 7/31.

Your young athlete deserves the highest level of support and comfort during their camp experience. IMG Academy offers additional support and oversight for 8-9 year old campers at no additional cost for this very reason! The VIA (Very Important Athlete) program consists of designated pick-up and drop-off locations and age-appropriate activities and programming tailored to camper schedules delivered by a responsible and energetic team guiding campers throughout their experience.

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2021 Holiday Soccer Camps

Explore IMG Academy’s 6-day soccer holiday camps to find out which camp program is best for you. Holiday soccer camps are available as either overnight camps or non-boarding day camps. Check out our other 2021 soccer camps by scrolling through the additional tabs.

Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 12-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 12-18
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per camp
One core mental toughness session per camp
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,339
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$2,849
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,369
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,879
Price valid through 6:00PM EST

2021 Holiday Soccer Camps

Explore IMG Academy’s 3-day soccer holiday camps to find out which camp program is best for you. Holiday soccer camps are available as either overnight camps or non-boarding day camps. Check out our other 2021 soccer camps by scrolling through the additional tabs.

Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 12-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 12-18
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per camp
One core mental toughness session per camp
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$1,229
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$1,499
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$1,769
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$2,039
Price valid through 6:00PM EST

2022 Soccer Spring Training

Explore IMG Academy’s weekly soccer spring training to find out which training program is best for you. Soccer spring training is available as either overnight or non-boarding. Check out our other 2022 soccer camps by scrolling through the additional tabs. We also offer position-specific training for goalkeepers. Select your position when you’re customizing your camp experience online or through one of our sport advisors.

Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 12-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 12-18
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
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,619
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,069
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,519
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,869
Price valid through 6:00PM EST

2022 Summer Soccer Camps

Explore IMG Academy’s 3-week soccer summer camps to find out which camp program is best for you. Summer soccer camps are available as either overnight camps or non-boarding day camps. Check out our other 2022 soccer camps by scrolling through the additional tabs. We also offer position-specific training for goalkeepers. Select your position when you’re customizing your camp experience online or through one of our sport advisors.

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Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 9-18
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
Bed sheets
One laundry bag per week
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$7,329
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$8,549
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$9,759
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$10,709
Price valid through 6:00PM EST

2022 Summer Soccer Camps

Explore IMG Academy’s weekly soccer summer camps to find out which camp program is best for you. Summer soccer camps are available as either overnight camps or non-boarding day camps. Check out our other 2022 soccer camps by scrolling through the additional tabs. We also offer position-specific training for goalkeepers. Select your position when you’re customizing your camp experience online or through one of our sport advisors.

Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 9-18
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
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,559
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,009
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,459
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,809
Price valid through 6:00PM EST

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

Bring home the IMG Academy Experience


Promotions & Group Benefits