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Philly’s summer lacrosse camp guide for boys

Friday, 4th June 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Events, High School, Youth  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/4/10

The following is a listing of Philly summer camps for boys, youth through high school.

Quickstick S4 Evening Lacrosse Camp at La Salle College High School. For boys aged 11 to 16, from 5-8 p.m. on June 14-17. The fee is $200. The S4 is a specialty lacrosse camp designed to focus on stickwork, shooting, speed and strength. Campers will experience specific drills and exercises to dramatically improve these key areas. This camp is for intermediate and advanced players. The staff includes Camp Director Bill Leahy (head coach of La Salle), and co-directors Tony Resch (assistant coach at La Salle, assistant for US National team and former Barrage head coach as well as Wings Hall of Famer), Chuck Cirelli (assistant coach at La Salle).

Penn Premier Boys Lacrosse Camps
June 21-24 Location: East Vincent Elementary School, Spring City Pa 19475 The camp is for boys Ages 8 to 17.
Bring water & Lunch. Athletes will learn and develop strategies and techniques that will enable them to take their game to the highest level. The core of our program is based on daily scrimmages and games, intense position work, and detailed attention to instruction and team phases of the game.
484-614-4613 http://www.pennpremier.com/

Quickstick Lacrosse Day Camp at La Salle College High School, from 9 a.m.-noon June 21-25, for boys aged 5 to 16 and girls aged 5 to 13. The fee is $250. Focus is on stick skills, team concepts, and the much anticipated camp tournament. The staff includes Camp Director Bill Leahy (head coach of La Salle), and co-directors Tony Resch (assistant coach at La Salle, assistant for US National team and former Barrage head coach as well as Wings Hall of Famer), Chuck Cirelli (assistant coach at La Salle). Women’s Camp Director is Megan Fisher (head coach at Upper Moreland).

John Nostrant Summer Lacrosse Camps, for boys in grades K through 8, Camp #1, June 21-24; Camp #2, July 5-8; Camp #3, July 12-15, at The Haverford School. All camps run from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Top instruction for all levels – beginner, novice and advanced. Instruction. Experienced, positive coaches from all over the area. For more information, contact Mark Petrone at mpetrone@LacrosseFever.com.

Malvern Prep summer camps for youth boys. The first camp will be held June 21-24 from 5-8 p.m. each day, foir boys in grades 5 through 8 (at end of school year 2010). of all abilities. The second camp is being held July 19-22 from 9 a.m.-noon for boys aged 7 to 14 of all abilities. The staff includes Malvern Prep head coach Dan Keating and MP assistant coach Mike Keating as well as many current and former Division 1 players.
For registration and payment (online), go to www.malvernprep.org and click “activities” and go to go to Malvern summer programs, Malvern summer camps and Sports camp online registration. For questions, call 484-595-1143. You may also email Dan Keating at dkeatingiv@keatingnet.com.

Main Line Youth Lacrosse Camps for Boys and Girls grades 2-8 at Dittmar Park Fields in Radnor, June 21-25
and at: Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr for Boys Grades 1-8, June 28- July 1, 2010. Contact: George Wattles 610-644-6551.

The Jr. Mountain Hawk Evening Camp for boys under the age of 14, June 21–24, from 5:00-8 p.m., at Lehigh University. This camp is for beginner and intermediate players. Campers will be taught the basic fundamentals on the primary lacrosse skills. Individual instruction will be done by the Lehigh Lacrosse coaching staff and current players. To register, click here.

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp www.laxcamps.com, at The Shipley School’s Farm Fields in Gladwyne. Mon., June 21- Thurs June 24, 9 am-3pm, For boys’ and girls’ ages 8-18
Special Guest Coach John Christmas from the NLL’s Philly Wings, MLL’s Boston Cannons, 4 time All-American at Lower Merion HS and UVA; Co-Ed Goalie-Shooting Clinic Fri June 25th 9am-12p: Sign up online for both camps at: http://www.laxcamps.com/camps/PA/shipley2007.html. For more information email Shipley AD and Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Coach Mark Duncan mduncan@shipleyschool.org or call 610-715-4242

The High School Experience
, June 28-July 1, 9a .m.-noon, at United Sports in Downingtown, For boys going into 7th, 8th and 9th grades, Registration and Payment: www.unitedsports.net. Camp Director: Malvern Prep head coach Dan Keating; Assistant Camp Director: Mike Keating, Associate Head Coach, Malvern Prep. Other staff members will be comprised of current and former college lacrosse players.
50 player maximum (15 defensemen, 15 attackmen, 15 midfielders, 5 goalies)
This is not a camp for the “beginner” lacrosse player. In addition to personal instruction, other forms of teaching will be included, such as breakdown of college film. For more information, contact Dan Keating at dkeating@unitedsports.net or www.keatinglacrosse.com.

GameBreaker Overnight Boys’ Lacrosse Camp, at Eastern University’s Turf Lacrosse Fields in St. David’s, for boys aged 8-18, Mon. June 28th- Thurs. July 1; Directed by Shipley Boys’ Lacrosse Coach Mark Duncan, Lehigh University All-Time Goal Scorer, Patriot League Player of the Year and NCAA Leading Goal Scorer, and his Shipley coaching staff. Special Guest Coach John Christmas from the NLL’s Philly Wings, MLL’s Boston Cannons, 4 time All-American at Lower Merion HS and UVA; Sign up online at: http://www.laxcamps.com/camps/PA/EasternU.html. For more information email Shipley AD and Varsity Boys’ Lacrosse Coach Mark Duncan at mduncan@shipleyschool.org

The Lehigh Lacrosse Experience will be held for boys in grades 5 through 10, Jun 29-July 2. This camp is designed for upper grade school, middle school and high school players of all skill levels. Each camper will receive four days of instruction, three nights’ accommodation, and meals in Lehigh’s on-campus dining center. Each full day will include three independent on-field sessions (morning, afternoon, evening) that will focus on teaching fundamental skills and concepts, practicing half-field and full-field live game situations, and applying the skills and concepts from those game situations to the scrimmages and games. There also are team discounts.

The Titan Youth Lacrosse Camp, June 29- July 2, at Swarthmore College, for youth boys in Grades 3 through 9, features individual and team skills using novel and fun drills and the established “Progressive Lacrosse Coaching” methodology.
Titan Directors: Chris Bates – Head Coach, Princeton University; Pat Gress, Head Coach, Swarthmore College; Pat Carney – Strath Haven Youth Lacrosse Coach; Scott Growney, Conestoga/PennStar Youth Coach; Mesa Fresh 2010 Travel Team Coach
The boys will be separated by grade level (Grades 3/4, 5/6, 7/8/9) and will receive intensive exposure to the language of lacrosse and individual technique. Lunch will be served each day and the boys can swim during their breaks to relax and cool off. For more information or to obtain a copy of the camp brochure to register, click here: 2010 Titan Youth Lacrosse Camp Brochure.

Boys & Girls Atlantic City, NJ Lacrosse Camp: June 28th-July 2nd. For more details go to: www.laxevo.com or 610-873-9910

Villanova Boys’ Lacrosse Camp, July 5-8. Ages: Junior Division 10-13/Senior Division 14-17. Overnight or Commuters. The camp is headed by Villanova coach Michael Corrado. Call (610) 519-4146 for more information or go to
www.villanova.com/camps

Boys Ocean City, NJ Lacrosse Camp: July 5th-9th. For more details go to: www.laxevo.com or 610-873-9910

Boys & Girls Stone Harbor, NJ Lacrosse Camp: July 12th-18th. For more details go to: www.laxevo.com or 610-873-9910

United Sports Summer Lacrosse Camp for boys ages 7 to 14 of beginner and intermediate levels. Camps begin the week of July 12 and July 26 for either full or half-day. The curriculum is designed to focus on the fundamentals of the game as well as introducing new skills. Players will be grouped by age and ability to create an environment for success as they develop. Please contact Keith Jacoby at kjacoby@unitedsports.net or call 610-466-7100 ext 102.

LaxMotion Summer Camp for boys, 8-18, July 19-23, Haverford School, Haverford, PA, Boys 8-18, www.laxmotion.com. Run by 11-year pro player Dave Stilley (Haverford School ’92 and Duke University ‘97), and Velocity Sports owner and personal trainer Derek Touchette. LaxMotion combines lacrosse instruction in a camp setting, supplemented with the proper education and implementation of a customized year-round speed, agility and strength training program.

Boys & Girls Cape May, NJ Lacrosse Camp: July 26th-30th. For more details go to: www.laxevo.com or 610-873-9910

Lehigh Valley Showcase, July 28-30, at Lehigh University. A recruiting and skills camp run by the Lehigh University men’s lacrosse program, for rising juniors and seniors and post-graduates. The camp, open to everyone, feature three days of advanced training, testing and seminars, culminated by the all-star showcase on the final day. Campers will stay at the Lehigh dorms. All sessions of the Showcase will be filmed and made available to participants for personal use following the event. Campers also will receive printouts on strength and speed training combine activities such as the 40-yard dash and the vertical leap. Seminars will be held for recruiting/ academics, and leadership/character building. Many college coaches at the Division I, II and III level will attend the All-Star Showcase and also serve as instructors. The All-Star Showcase will be held July 30 at 4:30 p.m. To register, click here.

Millon International Lacrosse Camps, August 1-5 at the George School at 1690 Newtown-Langhorne Rd. in Newtown. The times are 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (overnight and extended day). The camp is headed by former Philadelphia Wings standout Mark Millon, respected for teaching basic techniques through on-site demonstrations. For more information, go to www.millonlacrosse.com, call 877-LAXCAMP or email info@millonlacrosse.com.

Boys Pinnacle Lacrosse Camp: August 2nd-5th. Brian Dougherty, John Christmas & Kyle Sweeney. Extended Day and Overnight at Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne, PA. For more details go to: www.laxevo.com or 610-873-9910.

Penn Premier Boys Lacrosse Camps
August 16-19 Location: 8th Street, Avalon New Jersey
Bring water & Lunch. Athletes will learn and develop strategies and techniques that will enable them to take their game to the highest level. The core of our program is based on daily scrimmages and games, intense position work, and detailed attention to instruction and team phases of the game.


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