Soccer Camp for Teenagers (Code HI 009)


This programme is designed for young people aged 12 to 17years, who are passionate about football  and would like to improve their skills and knowledge of the game through an exciting and fun filled soccer camp at our new Sports Campus. The course is a new venture designed to give teenagers the experience of interacting with other participants from different countries who also have a keen interest in their chosen sport of football. The programme is further complemented by weekend excursions and social evening where participants can relax with teenagers from the other courses and other countries.  The aims of the programme are :-

  • To develop your knowledge of all the key components of football.
  • To develop and enhance your technical ability
  • To identify areas of your game that can be improved.
  • To promote healthy living and lifestyle through education
  • To improve your diet and nutrition
  • To assist in developing a training programme to maximise your potential
  • Goal setting.
  • Team Building Activities
  • Fitness Testing and Report
  • Communicate through the common language of football.
  • Interact with other teenagers from other countries through football.

The course is communicated through English.

On arrival students will be issued with a starter pack and guided through the fundamentals of the course with our fully qualified Soccer coaching team.

Admission Criteria

Age 12 to 18 years.

Soccer Programme

This is provided by Waterford Institute of Technology Campus Services and is based at Carraiganore Sports Campus.

The student to coach ratio is 1 to 12. .

The course will contain a number of technical, physical and educational classes.

In addition students will participate in competition and league against others.

In the evenings and weekends students can relax with additional recreational  and excursion programmes. They will be able to interact with students on other courses in a more informal social environment.  These include discos, karaoke, music, library, games, movies.  Each student will also go on a full day excursion at the weekends to Cork and Dublin.

Accommodation and Full Board

Participants will have full-board at our student village accommodation which offers single rooms with en suite facilities and internet access.  This facility has a 24 hour reception and supervision to ensure the safety and welfare of all participants in our programmes.

Starting Dates.

Most Hello Ireland programmes start on Wednesdays so that students can avail of lower airfares and less busy airports and transfers. It also allows students two full weekends to enjoy their stay in Ireland.

Groups start on the following Wednesdays:

July 4th,
July 11th,
July 18th and
July 25th.

Duration 2 weeks,

Waterford Academy of Education,
Lime Hill
Phone: 00 353 87 232 7263

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