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Updated listing of Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Summer camps and tournments, clinics, training, fall leagues

Monday, 20th June 2011

Categories Camps, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Tournaments, Training, Youth, Posted 6/20/11

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Name of clinic; Date, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered at clinic and instructor(s) if relevant; how to register (with link, e-mail, number, listing price is optional).
(also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of league; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of league; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of camp; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered with instructors if you wish; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).

Name of tourney; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of format; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).

Camp listings cost $50; clinics, trainings, leagues cost $20. (the cost is free to advertisers.)

To submit a listing, e-mail us at

Fall Leagues

Coach Duck’s Girls Fall League.
Three new locations – Harriton, Shipley (two new turf fields), Henderson. Individual Registration Placed Upon Availability, $90 Player. M.S. Girls 5th-8th grade (7v 7) $875 Per Team. H.S.Girls Full Field $1200 Per Team. Sundays September 11-October 30th. Team Deposit $200 Due by June 30th. E-mail:


Little Shocks Summer Lacrosse Series, Monday’s June 20th – July 25th, Black Rock Park, 1286 Black Rock Road, Collegeville, PA 19426, 6:00-7:00PM
The goal of these 1 hour clinics, is to teach girls the basic skills of lacrosse. Girls will be divided by age and skill level to maximize learning and fun!
Program Fee- $65 per player. Includes Team T-Shirt. Discounts available for siblings signing up together. To register, click here.

Developmental Summer Teams
for grades 5/6 & 7/8, Monday’s June 20th – August 8th, Black Rock Park, 1286 Black Rock Road, Collegeville, PA 19426
6:00-7:30PM. Teams will receive weekly coaching and participate in the Upper Atlantic Tournament at USTC in Downingtown, July 9th -10th.
Cost includes all uniforms, league entry fees and coaching costs. Program Fee- $150 per player.Discounts available for siblings signing up together. To register, click here.

Bring the Fire! Summer Girls Lacrosse Clinic,for Middle School and High School players, June 25, at Drexel University’s Vidas Field
10am-12:30pm Defense/Goalie Clinic: $35
12:45-3:15 pm Offense/Goalie Clinic: $35
3:15pm- 4:00 pm Speed/Agility Clinic: $20
FULL DAY PRICE: $75, for Middle & High School Players
Position-specific fundamental and tactical instruction by Drexel Women’s Lacrosse Coach Anna Marie Vesco and program staff and players.
Register for specific sessions or attend the full day’s sessions. For registration materials, click here. Head Coach Anna Marie Vesco and her coaching staff have designed a clinic to work specifically on defense, offense, and agility. Middle school and high school players are welcomed to join all three sessions. Please contact Coach Hannah Rudloff at (215) 895-2037 or e-mail at for any questions.

Greg Cattrano Goalie Clinic,
July 29, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Shipley’s Farm Field in Gladwynne. For boys and girls of all ages and all levels. One-on-One Instruction with Greg Cattrano, formerly of the MLL champion Philadelphia Barraga and now of the Long Island Lizards, as well as other top coaches. Provided are: Greg’s Goalie Philosophy, Unique Goalie Drills, Group Work, Techniques, Individual Analysis, Cardio Work-Outs with Certified Trainer Kim Whelan (Barrage, Wings, Philly Soul), Tips, Pointers, Handouts and Warrior Giveaways. The clinic is co-directed by Shipley coach Mark Duncan.


United Sports-a-Palooza, June 25. United Sports is launching its First annual United Sports-a-Palooza, an Adult Multi-Sports festival featuring Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse. The tournament will be held on June 25, 2011 at United Sports in Downingtown, PA. After games on Saturday, teams will join together for a BBQ Festival. This celebration will include live music, food and beverage, tailgating games, indoor activities for kids, non-profit organizations, and beer/wine garden. A portion of the proceeds will go towards various local charities.
Women’s Lacrosse: Team Fee — $700; 7 v 7 (All teams must have a goalie); Guaranteed FOUR 25 min games. Portion of proceeds will be donated to the Caroline Cranston Memorial/Scholarship Fund. You must be 18 or older to participate. Registration Deadline is June 8th. To register, contact Nicole Ferrari at

2011 Girls Upper Atlantic, July 8-10th, United Sports Training Center (Downingtown, PA)
Senior A: Graduation Years 2012 & 2013
Senior B: Graduation Years 2014 & 2015
Middle School: Graduation Years 2016, 2017, & 2018
Cost: Senior A/Senior B: $1400/team
MS: $1325/team
How to register
Contact: Rebecca Wells at or 610-466-7100 ext 126


Navy girls’ camps, at the United States Naval Academy, in June and July. Navy Women’s Lacrosse Camps are designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game, as well as team concepts in a fun, educational and confidence building environment. It is a chance to learn sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork. It is also a great opportunity to meet other young lacrosse players and experience different coaching techniques from some of the best coaches in the nation. The camps will be directed by Timchal and the Navy women’s lacrosse coaching staff. Timchal is the all-time wins leader in NCAA lacrosse history and has won eight national championships.

Navy Youth Day Camp

Session I: June 20-21, 2011
Session II: June 22-23, 2011
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
5 years to 12 years of age
One Session – $160
Both Sessions – $300
This camp is specifically designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game: throwing, catching, shooting, ground balls, offensive and defensive skills, feeding and confidence level improvement, in a fun and educational atmosphere. Goalie instruction will be offered.

Navy Elite Gold Camp
June 23-25, 2011
Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors
Cost: $525
This challenging camp is designed for the elite lacrosse player who aspires to play lacrosse in college. The sessions are intense, highly competitive, and emphasize high level techniques, skills and strategies. Evening sessions include full-field games. Goalie instruction will be offered. Camp also includes a College Recruiting Question and Answer session.

Navy Open Blue Camp

July 5-7, 2011
Rising seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders
Cost: $495
This camp is designed for players of all ability levels. There is a strong emphasis on mastering skills as well as moving on to more advanced parts of the game. Sessions will focus on individual skills, team concepts and full field play. Campers will be divided by age and skill level in order to provide the appropriate learning environment. Goalie instruction will be offered.

Important Information for Navy Camps:

Registration: Online registration and more information such as brochures are available at Payment by credit card is accepted ONLINE ONLY. Navy Lacrosse Camps allow the athlete to experience the university setting in beautiful Annapolis, MD. After we receive your registration information you will receive a confirmation packet with parking information.

For more information or questions, please contact Navy Women’s Lacrosse at (410) 293-8797 (Phone), (410) 293-5526 (Fax), (Email)

USA U-19 National Team Day Camp for girls aged 6 to 14 June 27-29 at The Hill School in Pottstown. Episcopal Academy’s Taylor Trimble and Downingtown East’s Allie Murray will be among the coaches. The camp runs each day for 9 a.m.-noon and focuses on skill-building and drill work. The U19 team will be playing in the 2011 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships in Hannover, Germany Aug. 3-14.
To sign up for this US Lacrosse sponsored event, click here.

Coach Duck’s Girls Summer Lacrosse Camp, Ages 8-14, @ Episcopal Academy, Monday June 27-Friday July 1st, 9am-3pm $315.00. Camp Highlights
• State of the art facilities at Episcopal Academy
• Advanced skill development focusing on shooting, stickwork, dodging, defense
• Individual goalie instruction
• Daily prizes
Register online

Let’s Play Lacrosse Camp at Unionville High School, June 27 – July 1, 9 Am – 2 PM. Full and Half day camp available for beginner and intermediate girls lacrosse players in grades 3-8th
Camp Director Wendy Landry ( Unionville Varsity Coach). Camp Staff: Unionville Coaches and current D1, D2 and D3 players. To reserve your spot and a camp T-Shirt, register before June 12. For more information and a registration form visit here.

United Sports Girls Summer Lacrosse Camp

Offering 3 weeks of Camp – June 27th – July 1st; July 11th – July 15th; July 25th – 29th
All camps are held at United Sports in Downingtown, PA
Open to Girls ages 7-14
Our camp is designed for beginner and intermediate players who want to polish their current skills as well as master some new ones. Campers will work on developing the stick skills necessary to improve their individual and team play.
Camp Details:
Full Day Camp 9am to 4pm – $260
Half Day Camp 9am to 12pm – $160
Register online at or contact Nicole Ferrari at

Pioneer Hotshots Camp, June 27-30, 9 a.m.-noon, for girls entering Grades 2-through-9, Wilson Farm Park (in Chesterbrook). Camp is directed by Amy Orcutt, Conestoga Head Coach, and former Conestoga coach Jen Cadden. Registration info- Jen Cadden 484,432,6220 or Cost is $190.00

Impact Girl’s Lacrosse Camp, July 11-15, Grades 3-9, at Garnet Valley High School
Camp Director: Kate Henwood (Head Coach, Garnet Valley)
Camp Staff: GV coaching staff, other area Varsity coaches, and DI Players!
$250 Early Registration Fee (by May 27th); Download a Registration @

Raider Lacrosse Camp (Field Players and Goalies) at Radnor High School from 9am-noon, July 11-15 and July 18-22 for girls going into grades 4 to 9. The cost is $125 per week. The camp will be a fun and easy way to improve your game by learning from some of Philly’s top lacrosse players. We will teach you the important skills needed to succeed at the next level. The staff includes Radnor graduates Kelyn Freedman (Georgetown), Courtney Campbell (Richmond) and Allie Martin (Penn) as well as graduating senior Goalie, Annie Woehling (Committed to Princeton). Email us at or with questions. Follow this link to get the camp brochure and learn how to sign up.

The Philly Showcase Camp,
overnight showcase and instructional camp, for girls in Classes 2013 and 2014, at Albright College in Reading, July 19-21.

Sponsored by Showcase Lacrosse, the Showcase Camp will be directed by Karin Brower Corbett, the women’s’ lacrosse coach at the nationally-ranked power University of Pennsylvania. On the field, the girls will be divided into rosters, with each roster overseen by a prominent college coach, and will play a series of games interspersed between detailed instructional sessions. Additionally, all games at the Showcase Camp will be professionally filmed, catalogued and indexed by Showcase video partner Krossover Intelligence.

Compliments of Krossover, every player will receive a free customized video index of all plays from Showcase Camp games in which she featured. With a few clicks this video clip index can be turned into a free highlight film and shared with college coaches.

The Philly Showcase Camp is intended for players with a serious interest in playing college lacrosse. Players interested in receiving an invitation to attend the camp should ask their high school or club coaches to submit a nomination form at

Black Bear summer girls’ lacrosse camps; Avalon week 1, July 5-8 Stone Harbor-July 25-29; Avalon week 2-Aug 8-12. Camps go from 5-8 p.m., ages 5-through-14. We are an instructional and developmental camp. Incentives for early sign ups. Go to to register.

Villanova Univ. Women’s Camps
Residential & Commuter Camps – Grades 9-12 , Overnight, July 12-15

The Villanova Women’s Lacrosse Summer Camp challenges athletes in the fundamental skills and techniques of the game in a unique summer camp experience. Villanova University’s guiding principles of excellence, integrity, opportunity, sportsmanship and community form an instructional environment that strives to attain dynamic goals for each athlete, every summer.

The Villanova Women’s Lacrosse Camp prepares high school players and squads to play collegiate level lacrosse by providing the athletes with the opportunity to participate in college style practices daily. The intensive development of fundamental lacrosse skills including non-dominant hand stick work, body/off-ball positioning, 1v1 strategy, and shooting is ideal for the athlete simply looking to prepare for the upcoming high-school season or an aspiring, college-bound prospect. In addition, these athletes will learn the benefits of diet, stretching, fitness and weight training as vital elements to player productivity. Click here for registration and more information.

Villanova Univ. Day Camp – Grades 6-8, July 14-16

The Villanova Women’s Lacrosse Day Camp is designed for the young athlete’s introduction and understanding of the sport. Each player receives instruction on the principles of lacrosse through a three-day, twelve-hour camp system convenient with parents’ schedules. Individual concepts such as proper passing and catching, 1v1 strategy, and shooting are paired with full field performance concepts such as defending, pick and rolls, and off-ball movement. Instruction shaped by encouragement shapes a love for the sport.

Camp Director Jebb Chagan, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Villanova University 6th Yr.
Top-notch goalie instruction also is available at all Villanova camps for players in Grades 9-12. The finer points of foot-work, stick work and angle-play perfect the goalie’s game. The daily, individualized specialty training primed by set shooting cycles and live game scenarios can provide goalies with technical skills and shot repetition. Coached by current and former Division I goalkeepers and Coach Chagan himself, the goalie component of Villanova Women’s Lacrosse Summer Camp is an intense benefit to the goalkeeper and field player. Coach Chagan has had a number of his goalies finish among the top twenty nationally in both Div. I and III. Click here for registration and more information.

Eastern Lacrosse Overnight and Commuter Camp
July 18th-21st at The Hill School in Pottstown, PA
Open to Girls in Grades 7-12
Eastern Lacrosse Overnight and Commuter Camp is designed for the Athlete who wants to work with All-American and World Class Stars who can take their game to the next level. Coaching Staff includes Gina Oliver, Lauren Gallagher-Wray, Courtney Tamasitis, Brienne Tierney, and many more!
Individual Fee:
Commuter – $250
Resident – $375
Team Fees also available!
Register online at or contact Nicole Ferrari at

G.I.R.L. (Growth and Independence Revolution through Lacrosse) CAMP, for girls in 3rd-through-8th grades, Aug. 1-4, at Maureen Welch Elementary, 750 New Road, Chuchville. New and Experienced players are welcome. Camp runs every evening from 5:30-7:30, COST: $100 per player, Special themed nights, Camp t-shirts will be provided, Players must be US Lacrosse Members, Players must have mouth guard, stick and goggles. GIRL camp focuses on the development of each individual female, targeting an increase in self-esteem and confidence through the Game of lacrosse. Players will cultivate stick skills and expand their cradling skills; players will learn how to cooperate and work with others through an emphasis on teamwork. Having fun is a must. For more information or questions, please contact Lorma Capili @ or 267-885-4166.


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