The Summer Soccer Schools is the FAI's largest grassroots programme and one of the most important as it encourages children's involvement in sport, in a fun and friendly environment.
Now in its 21st year, the summer camps had more than 30,000 children from all around the country taking part, which was a new record with an increase of almost 5,000 children on the previous year.
The fun-filled camps aim to introduce children to football and help them develop their skills.
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill is an ambassador for the programme.
"It is a great privilege to support these camps, which are superbly run by FAI coaches and allow the children to enjoy the game and make new friends," O'Neill said.
"We are always on the lookout for the next Irish star player, so hopefully the star of the future can develop their skills on these camps while enjoying themselves."
The camps are delivered by Garda vetted FAI qualified coaches.
The recent camp at Crosshaven was one of hundreds to take place throughout Cork and across the country in the months of July and August.