The Residential ID Camp is a 4-day event that includes elite level players from all 11 clubs in the Fire Juniors network. The camp provides an opportunity to identify and evaluate emerging talent from across the network, with a view to selecting players to the participate in the Fire Juniors National teams in an elite level youth tournament. Key information includes:
- 4-day Residential ID Camp (invite only) in July/August (11U-14U only);
- Camp includes a mixture on training sessions, ID games, and off-field workshop lead by Chicago Fire staff and outside professionals;
- Camp is coached by the leading club directors and coaches from within the network;
- Chicago Fire Academy (boys) and Indiana Fire ECNL (girls) staff in attendance to evaluate players for potential academy opportunities and;
- Residential assistants onsite for the duration of both camps and provide 24-hour supervision of the players alongside other camp directors and staff.