Programme & age groups

The age groups

Group A: 6 – 13 years (born in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
Monday, 24th July 2023, to Friday, 4th August 2023, weekdays only, 9.00 am to 3.30 pm

Group B: 14 – 17 years (born in 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
Monday, 7th August 2023 (Kadooment Day), to Friday, 18th August 2023, weekdays only, 9.00 am to 3.30 pm

Group C: 18+ years (born in 2004 and before)
Monday, 31st July 2023, to Friday, 11th August 2023, weekdays only, 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm

Offer to local coaches & volunteers
THE BREWSTER TRUST invites local coaches and volunteers to assist and shadow the charity’s camp & coaching team; interested parties have the opportunity to register for the camp, also assigned to individual weeks.


The Football Holiday Camp 2023 is organised by THE BREWSTER TRUST, a registered Charity in Barbados. The trust’s main mission is to promote, develop and improve football in Barbados with the aim of creating opportunities at all levels, especially for the youth.


The coaches at the camp are familiar with The Brewster Trust and its mission and most of them have been coaching at programmes in Barbados before.

The programme

The two-week programmes are all about the youth. The training sessions are age group and performance related and following THE BREWSTER TRUST’s mission it is football for everyone straight from the beginner, full of fun and surprises.

Coaching in several groups – coaches are assigned to groups to encourage familiarity with the young people. The coaches will work with that same group over the course of each two-week periods.

THE BREWSTER TRUST offers the age group 18+ also to integrate parents as well as senior players to the charity’s football programme.

If you want to attend with a full team or group of people please contact us directly.

Coaching elements

Coaching elements will be multifarious with daily competitions based on the session, basic passing techniques developing the range and accuracy of the players, developing the players’ basic dribbling and turning techniques like dribbling at speed, slalom dribbling, dribbling with turns incorporated, control sessions and heading sessions including aerial control with the focus on using various parts of the body like feet, knees or chest, basic techniques of shooting with a development focused on shooting with various parts of the strong and the weak feet, 3 vs. 2 and 4 vs. 3 shooting sessions and mini matches or a tournament at the end of the two weeks. This will be followed by presentations to all players as well as some awards being handed out.

Besides the sessions on the field the programme includes classroom sessions with football as part of general literacy as well as teaching the rules and laws of football and additionally the popular indoor Futsal sessions.


The Football Holiday Camp is going to be held at The Parkinson Resource Centre in The Pine, St. Michael; security, drop-off and pick-up zones as well as parking will be organised; our venue partner in conjunction with the Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy will provide changing rooms, classrooms, toilets and bathrooms – and of course a “lost and found”.

We don’t want to miss to thank the Community Development Department of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment for the hospitality and the generous support.


Group A: 6 – 13 years
The camp opens on Mondays to Fridays from 8.15 am (earliest drop off and sign-in) to 4.00 pm (latest pick up and sign-out); the sessions start punctually at 9.00 am and end at 3.30 pm.

Group B: 14 – 17 years
The camp opens on Mondays to Fridays from 8.15 am (earliest drop off and sign-in) to 4.00 pm (latest pick up and sign-out); the sessions start punctually at 9.00 am and end at 3.30 pm.

Group C: 18+ years
The camp opens on Mondays to Fridays from 4.00 pm (earliest drop off and sign-in) to 8.00 pm (latest pick up and sign-out); the sessions start punctually at 4.30 pm and end at 7.30 pm.

Annotation: rain as well as public holidays don’t stop us from playing football; Emancipation Day on Tuesday, 1st August 2023, as well as Kadooment Day on Monday, 7th August 2023, are regular camp days.

Lunch, snack & drinks

Mens sana in corpore sano – a healthy mind in a healthy body.

THE BREWSTER TRUST has developed again a special meal plan for the Football Holiday Camp 2023 with typical football food including rice, pasta, vegetables or salads for lunch with fruit breaks between the sessions or healthy snacks for the evening sessions.

Water coolers and bottle filling stations are accessible for everyone in the Camp Village – the meeting point during the programme.

Insurance coverage

For every registered participant THE BREWSTER TRUST is contracting insurance cover with a special sport package for the duration of the camp; this Personal Accident Insurance Policy covers amongst others sight or bodily injury sustain as a result of the sport or medical expenses.

THE BREWSTER TRUST explicitly thanks CG United for the generous support and long-term partnership for the benefit of the campers’ health.


All coaches are familiar with First Aid. The further medical facility consists of a special ambulance service and present physiotherapists respectively Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).

THE BREWSTER TRUST explicitly thanks Island Care Ambulance Service for the generous support and long-term partnership for the benefit of the campers’ health.

Boots Campaign 2023

We always receive one particular request – football boots of a proper quality and for a reasonable price. In close co-operation with our long-term partner PUMA the charity can offer football boots allotted in 22 different sizes. Click here for our (integrated) Boots Campaign 2023.

Children with disabilities & special needs

As a matter of course THE BREWSTER TRUST offers the Football Holiday Camp 2023 also to children with special needs and/or disabilities. Any special requirements can be discussed prior to registration with the Organiser.

Breakfast Club

THE BREWSTER TRUST will again offer a Breakfast Club for the upcoming camp to help participants to get a nutritious start to their camp day, in response to growing concerns that children were attending the programme without having any breakfast. An implementation depends on additional donations of our camp family.

During the application and registration processes THE BREWSTER TRUST will find out more about feasibility and contributions to finally decide about the Breakfast Club; applicants who tick ‘interested’ on the application/registration form will be contacted accordingly.

Contact details

THE BREWSTER TRUST {registered charity N° 825}
GH House, 4th Floor, Trents, St. James, BB24017
Camp Hotline: 419-4300

Office hours from Monday to Friday: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm or by individual appointment.

Final remark

As footballers THE BREWSTER TRUST doesn’t write team with an “I”. To organise a programme like the Holiday Camp 2023 and to entertain this amount of campers including their families on a day-to-day basis for four weeks – reliable partners with passion and commitment make the difference. Therefore, our thank goes to our venue partners The Parkinson Resource Centre and Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy, UNICEF, PUMA, CG UNITED, Island Care, Michael Greaves Associates (Barbados) Inc. and the many others and volunteers in the background for the fantastic support. Much appreciated.

Consider discipline, respect and fair play for the game.