Dubai is full of lots of things for everyone to do, and there's something for the little thrill-seekers and the grown-ups as well. And with half term coming up, keeping the children occupied and active just got better. If you've got active youngsters, Dubai's SK Football Academy and Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club (Wolves FC) have teamed up and are rolling out a Half Term Soccer Camp from 16 to 20 October, just for kids aged 5 to 16! It's all fun and games in Dubai.
Founded in 2002, the SK Football Academy stands tall as one of the UAE's most expansive football coaching institutions, extending its expertise throughout the Emirates. And the latest scoop? They've teamed up with the English Premier League club Wolves FC, to bring you the exciting Half Term Soccer Camp. Running daily throughout half term, from 9am to noon, kids can jump in for a fantastic week starting at just Dhs 800. The fee covers a player report, a cool t-shirt, and some refreshing snacks. Ideal for budding football stars aged five and up, this camp is the perfect arena to polish their existing skills and learn from top-tier coaches.
Highlighting the numerous advantages of the soccer camp and the partnership with Wolves FC, Ben McBride, the managing partner of SK Football, expressed, "Kids can anticipate enjoyable football exercises designed to enhance their current abilities. Additionally, our students will gain insights from one of Europe's most esteemed football clubs. Moreover, the expertise brought by Joe and his Wolves team to SK Football Academy is priceless, and we eagerly anticipate an enduring partnership in the years ahead."
Ben McBride further added, "This collaboration is poised to raise the bar for football education at SK Football Academy, enabling our students to thrive and unlock their utmost potential. Our joint dedication is geared towards creating a high-quality football environment that signifies a significant milestone in our pursuit of excellence."
The partnership with Wolves FC for the Half Term Soccer Camp not only guarantees a top-notch football experience for the kids but also sets a new benchmark for football education within SK Football Academy.
In reference to this collaboration, Joe Hunt, International Projects Manager at Wolves FC, with an extensive 20-year background in the football industry, including roles with Premier League clubs in development, community, and elite football, expressed, "SK Football Academy has a longstanding legacy as Dubai's premier football academy, known for providing young talents the chance to thrive while mastering the art of the game. Now, with the addition of Wolves FC, children will not only refine their football skills down to the finest details, but they'll also relish innovative approaches, fresh training sessions, and expert coaching."
The Wolves FC team is conducting monthly online coaching sessions for SK staff, with plans to visit Dubai for coaching sessions tailored for both male and female SK players during a range of recreational and elite camps. In return, SK will organise trips for groups of players and parents to engage in the Wolves experience. In response to this collaboration, Joe Hunt noted, "This marks our inaugural partnership in the Middle East, and we're absolutely excited to collaborate with Ben and his team."
If your kids have a strong passion for soccer, don't wait! The camp kicks off on 16 October and runs all week through to 20 October at Arcadia School in JVT, so secure your childs spot online now and seize this fantastic opportunity.