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Holiday Camp

The Bayer 04 Football School presented by Barmenia offers holiday camps during school holidays where kids not only have the chance of training on the pitches at the Werkself but can also experience the full programme of the world of Bayer 04. With the stadium tour through the BayArena, lunch and the now traditional visit from a Werkself player, it is certain nobody will be bored.

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Goalkeeper Camp

Goalkeeper Camp

The goalkeeper camps led by qualified goalkeeping coaches who bring the one-on-one into focus with the goal keeper game and then to put what's learned into effect in numerous match and training drills together with the outfield players

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Day specials

Day Specials

Children and young people aged between six and 14 (depending on description) have the opportunity to be part of the Werkself for one day. Selected players will be at the training session. The two 90 to 120-minute training sessions take place in the shadow the BayArena.

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soccer school on the road

Football school on the road

The camps on the road are a special offer from the Football School. All supporters of the Blacks and Reds for whom the daily journey to Leverkusen is too far have the opportunity to take part in the camps – for example in Austria – in a similar way to the Werkself at their training camp.

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Train like Wirtz & Co.:  If you are aged between six and 14 and want to take part you don't have to belong to a football club.

And the target does not have to be the next World Player of the Year. Come along to the Bayer 04 Football School presnted by and unleash your enthusiasm for the beautiful game. Here it's all about pure pleasure movement with the ball. At the Bayer 04 Football School presented by Barmenia you will find a large range of day events but also holiday offers for everybody.


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Football School - 27.03.2024

Barrage of questions for Iglesias at kids press conference

What an early Easter present: a very special highlight awaited the young footballers of the Bayer 04 Football School at the BayArena as part of the Easter camp on Wednesday 27 March, as Werkself first-teamer Borja Iglesias visited the traditional kids press conference. The striker answered numerous interesting questions and revealed, among other things, what his favourite dish is and who used to be his idol.

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Football School - 06.07.2023

Mbamba and Monamay visit Soccer School

The children at the Bayer 04 Soccer School had the pleasure of two Leverkusen players paying a visit this week: Werkself player Noah Mbamba and U19 player Madi Monamay took time out to field questions from the inquisitive youngsters.

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Football School - 11.04.2023

First Bayer 04 Soccer School then press conference with Kerem Demirbay

As part of the Bayer 04 Soccer School holiday camp, meeting a Werkself player in the press conference room is always the big highlight. On Tuesday 11 April, 90 children from the soccer school entered the media centre at the BayArena full of anticipation and they brought a number of questions for the 29 year-old midfielder with them. The answers attracted huge curiosity.

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Football School - 13.10.2022

Kids at Bayer 04 Soccer School meet Nadiem Amiri

A highlight as usual: 90 youngsters at the Bayer 04 Soccer School were happy to meet Nadiem Amiri on Thursday 13 October in the second week of the autumn holidays. Ahead of the training session with the first team squad in the afternoon, the 25-year-old player took time out to field a range of questions from the children, sign autographs and pose for selfies.

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Bayer 04 - 03.08.2022

News in brief: Patron Wirtz visits Birkenberg Soccer School

The Werkself have been working hard for the Bundesliga opener: In long and intense training sessions, head coach Gerardo Seoane has been preparing his team for the away game at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday 6 August (kick-off: 18.30 CEST). Other subjects in Wednesday's news in brief: Florian Wirtz visits the Birkenberg Soccer School and three members of the Women's team at the DFB Media Day.

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