The FC Bayern and LAFC Elite ID Camp is for elite young players looking to showcase their skills and potentially earn a spot in the youth academy programs of two of the world's top football clubs. Participants will receive professional training, competitive games, and the opportunity to be evaluated by scouts from both clubs.

The exclusive camp of 100 qualified players (boys & girls 2011-2013/U11-U13) will be immersed in the methodology of two world-class clubs and train with professional coaches from both FC Bayern and LAFC.

Training Dates / Location
Jan. 8 - 9
Cal State LA
LAFC Performance Center & Fields

FC Bayern München

FC Bayern München is one of the most successful and prestigious football clubs in the world. The German club’s commitment to winning has spanned over a century. In addition to being a 6-time UEFA Champions League/European Cup winner, Bayern München has amassed a German-record 32 Bundesliga titles, 20 DFB-Pokal victories, 10 German Super Cups, and 6 German League Cups.  

FC Bayern’s commitment to youth development spans the globe with programs on five continents. Through its Academy, FC Bayern World Squad, and FC Bayern Youth Cup Finals, the German record champion facilitates the exchange of knowledge, tradition, and training methods and equips youth players and coaches worldwide with the necessary “tools” of football.

Los Angeles Football Club

Founded in the heart of Los Angeles, LAFC has quickly become one of Major League Soccer’s most successful teams. After winning the Supporters’ Shield in just its second season, LAFC enters 2023 as the reigning MLS Cup champions and Supporters’ Shield holders.  

Uniting the World’s city through the World’s game, LAFC is committed to youth development in the heart of Los Angeles. Starting with the LAFC Academy, the reigning MLS Cup champion has furthered its commitment to youth development with the addition of LAFC2 (MLS Next Pro) and youth soccer programs in Southern California, providing a unified pathway for players from youth football to the professional level.


Train like an FC Bayern München Player.

Benefits of the camp include:

  • Immersion in FC Bayern methodology through training and instruction by professional coaches from the German club.
  • FC Bayern and LAFC coaches representing their respective Youth Academies will use the camp to evaluate and identify players.
  • Players identified by FC Bayern coaches will have the opportunity to attend various FC Bayern programs including but not limited to joining Team USA at the FC Bayern Youth Cup Finals, FC Bayern World Squad, FC Bayern Global Campus, and more.

Finding The Best

  • The FC Bayern and LAFC Elite ID Camp is an exclusive opportunity for 100 players of Elite Skill Level. Boys and Girls (U11-U13 ) will be qualified for acceptance via skill-level identification prior to enrollment and payment.


What is the cost to register?

  • $295
  • Participants must be qualified before enrollment - payment will not be processed until players are accepted.

What is included?

  • Official training sessions delivered by the FC Bayern coaches.
  • Training evaluation from professional coaches.
  • Potential identification by coaches for their respective Youth Academies & Programs.
  • FC Bayern Adidas camp uniform including FC Bayern jersey, shorts, and socks

What is the uniform?

  • The uniform is required and it will be provided by FC Bayern. Players will need to provide their own cleats and shin guards.

What does the player need to bring to a camp?

  • Soccer cleats
  • Shin guards
  • Full Training Kit (FC Bayern jersey, shorts, socks)

Will LAFC merchandise be sold at the camp?

  • Yes, official LAFC team merchandise will be sold periodically at each camp

What is the schedule for camp?

  • Camp training sessions will be Wednesday through Friday (6/7-6/9) from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Can parents stay and watch the sessions?

  • Parents will be able to attend training sessions and can watch from a designated area.

Do you offer scholarships?

  • Yes, we proudly offer scholarships to provide equity in access to players who come from underprivileged circumstances. If you are interested, please send us an email to learn more about the requirements.

What is the insurance policy?

  • The camp only provides excess coverage (not deductibles) after each camper’s insurance policy has been used. Parents are responsible for any and all costs of medical attention and treatment, except for that covered by the camp’s excess medical coverage policy.

Health & Safety Guidelines

  • Safety is our first priority. We strictly follow government and facility guidelines to ensure safety for all participants and staff.

What is the refund policy?

  • Cancellation & Refund Policy for Campers Accepted into the Program:
    All fees are 75% refunded if the request is made in writing via certified mail or e-mail sent to elitecamps@lafc.com (with confirmation of receipt) at least 15 days before the start of the camp. No refunds are provided when a request is made less than 15 days before the start of each camp, regardless of when payment is made. There will be no refunds after the camp has started.
  • Camps are subject to change or cancellation without notice at any time for any reason, including if the number of participants registered is insufficient to host the camp. If the Camp is cancelled, LAFC and FC Bayern’s liability is limited to a refund of the price minus transaction fees ($25) and LAFC and FC Bayern will not be liable for any other costs, damages, or refunds of any kind for any loss, delay, inconvenience, disappointment, travel or other expense whatsoever in such circumstances. No refunds will be given if a Camp in progress has to be interrupted or cancelled for reasons beyond LAFC and FC Bayern’s control.
  • Refund policy for campers who apply but are not accepted into the program:
    The $50 registration fee will be refunded minus transaction fees ($25) to the original payment method on or before the first official day of Camp (January 8, 2024).
  • COVID Cancellation & Refund policy:
    If a camper cancels due to a COVID diagnosis the customer receives a full refund minus transaction fees ($25).