The Summer Residency Program Includes: 

  • 6 rugby sessions per week (includes individual sessions and team trainings)
  • 4 strength and conditioning trainings per week
  • On-field rugby coaching with physiological support
  • Opportunities to tour within the US and internationally
  • Access to a Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Access to a Certified Nutritionist
  • Continuous coaching support and evaluation for long term success
  • Video review and analysis of training sessions
  • Accommodations 
  • Opportunities for paid work 
  • Opportunities to explore Little Rock and surrounding areas

Participants may be selected for tournaments and tours both nationally and internationally.  

ARPTC Residency Program is an intensive, full-immersion training program.

Train full time in our elite rugby environment! ​


Step onto a pathway to compete in the OLYMPICS!


Athletes whose talents can be developed to compete on an international level will be selected to attend ARPTC Summer Residency.  Apply today!

Summer Residency

New Resident Trial Camp

March 30-31

Summer Resident Applicants MUST attend New Resident Trial Camp in order to be considered for ARPTC Summer Residency Program!

New Resident Trial Camp is 2 days of high intensity rugby geared to test and showcase each athlete's abilities. ARPTC Coaches will select only the highest calibre athletes to attend Summer Residency at the conclusion of camp. 

New Resident Trial Camp is FULLY FUNDED!

Summer Resident Applicants must only pay their way to/from camp.

Food, accommodations and local transport are covered by ARPTC for the duration of camp.

Payment Options

Special Rate!

ONLY $1000/month

*price does not include airfare

Purchase After New Resident Trial Camp 

(501) 945-4710

Additional Criteria for ARPTC Summer Residency:

US Citizen with ability to hold a valid passport 
Proof of USA Rugby CIPP Registration
Valid health insurance coverage
Agree to Player Code of Conduct

Upon Selection & Arrival at ARPTC:
Pass an intake physical
Agree to & Sign Player Code of Conduct
Sign Training Contract (Parent/Guardian sign if under 18)
Pay program fee in FULL

Steps for New Resident Application: 

Submit ARPTC Application

Communicate with ARPTC Coaching Staff

(Staff will reach out once application/recommendation received)

Attend New Resident Trial Camp (March 30-31)

Upon Selection: Join Summer Residency Program!

Summer Residency applicants must Submit an Application for consideration. 
All New Residents MUST attend New Resident Trial Camp March 30-31.
Applicants are then selected by ARPTC Coaches for Summer Residency Program.