School Holiday Camp Program

The objective of Forest Killarney School Holiday Camps is to provide a fun and engaging opportunity for children to learn new football skills and techniques. The camps will focus on different techniques to help develop core skills. Our drills are fun based but progressively linked to the FFA 4 core factors of skill acquisition that improve ability to first touch, 1v1, running with and striking the ball.

In addition to the skills being learnt, participants will be provided with the opportunity to practice their skills in small-sided games. The day will generally include a number fun soccer related games.

Our task is to make sure that all players achieve even time on the ball and have fun in equal measure. We aim to balance the intensity of instruction and demonstrative coaching with less intensive periods of free play and fun based gameplay using skills learnt.

8:30-8:45Parent drop off and sign inParent/Guardian to sign in participants and complete medical form if required.
9:00Role call and group allocation.Groups allocated according to age/skill.
9:00-10:30Skills acquisition/fun based game play.Children to rotate through skills in allocated age/skill appropriate groups.
10:30-11:00Morning teaPlease provide your child with a morning snack (nut-free please)
11:00-12:30Small-sided game play
12:30Half-day participants to be collected.Parent/guardian to complete sign out sheet.
12:30-1:30LunchPlease provide your child with lunch for the day. (nut-free please)
1:30-3:00Skills focus games and drills, fun based game play, small sided games.
3:00-3:30Afternoon teaPlease provide your child with an afternoon snack (nut-free please)
3:30-5:30Quiet time/board games/quizzes/DVD
5:30Full-day participants to be collected.Parent/guardian to complete sign out sheet.

Important information
All participants must be signed in by their parent or guardian. Please provide an emergency number and details of who will be collecting your child at the end of the day. If your child has any allergies or medical conditions that we need to be aware of please complete a medical form on arrival.

All children will be required to stay with the coaches at all time, either within the enclosure of the Melwood playing fields or in the club house.

Wet weather
In the event of heavy rain the club house will be used for indoor soccer related activities. Melwood is an all-weather playing field so participants are able to use the fields in light rain, please ensure your child brings a suitable rain jacket.

For more details about our forthcoming camps click here or go to our FAQ page for some of our most commonly asked questions.

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