Malcolm Allen at Bangor City FC
This February Half-Term holidays saw Bangor City FC In The Community, the community partnership between Bangor City FC and Vi-Ability, undertake their first Soccer Camp of 2015 on Monday and Tuesday 16th and 17th February at The Book People Stadium, Nantporth, Bangor.
This camp was another resounding success with record numbers of children in attendance over 150 attended the 2 days, with 84 players taking part on day 2. Overall the camp provided a fantastic way for the children to spend their half-term holidays, in a fun, relaxed and professional environment, giving them the opportunity to develop their footballing skills, make new friends and most importantly have fun.
This 1st camp of 2015 was also the 1st one to be delivered in partnership with Hunaniath and Menter Iaith Bangor which saw the Welsh language being used to deliver sessions across the 2 days. Through this partnership former professional footballer Malcolm Allen attended the camp on Day 2 running skill sessions for all of the players throughout the day, which was a fantastic experience for them getting the opportunity to be coached by a former professional footballer and someone who they see on the TV on a weekly basis.
This partnership also saw Dewi Ferrero running fun warm-ups for the players across the different sessions. Delivered by our fully accredited community coaching staff these camps provide an excellent opportunity for children to develop their football skills, have fun and engage within constructive activity during their school holidays. Bangor City FC Community Officer Ethan Ray said “it was fantastic to be able to host another successful camp here at Bangor City FC and to have record numbers of children in attendance is great, it was good to see so many young players coming out and playing football during their school holiday's and was fantastic to have Malcolm Allen in attendance the kids loved it and was such an empowering experience for them, we cannot wait for the next school holidays for the next camp”