Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/8/11
The camp will feature two age divisions, for boys 10-to-13 and 14-to-17.
The instructional camp concentrates on individual skill development for players of all levels as well as the teaching of team concepts. Skills are put to the test in scrimmages each evening. The camp is staffed by the Villanova coaching staff, Villanova and local college players, as well as local high school coaches.
Players can sign up for the day camp or for full day/overnight.
Overnight Camp: This camp is for anyone entering 4th through 12th grade. Camper registration will begin at 12:00PM Tuesday and end at 2:00PM. The first session is Tuesday afternoon. The first meal provided will be dinner on Tuesday evening. There will be two sessions on Tuesday, three sessions on Wednesday and Thursday and a morning session on Friday, July 8th. Campers will be housed in Villanova dormitories and meals will be provided in campus dining facilities. The camp will end on Friday at approximately 11:00 am, following an awards ceremony.
Commuter Camp: The camp will begin on Tuesday. This camp is for anyone entering 4th through 12th grade. Camper registration will begin at 12:00PM and end at 2:00PM. The first session Tuesday afternoon. The first meal provided will be dinner on Tuesday evening. There will be two sessions on Tuesday, three sessions on Wednesday and Thursday and a morning session on Friday. Each commuter camper will receive dinner on Tuesday, and lunch and dinner on Wednesday and Thursday. All facets of the commuter session are the same as the overnight camp. The only difference between the two camps is the commuter camper does not stay overnight in the Villanova dorm and they do not eat breakfast. The session is ideal for the camper that is not yet ready to stay overnight.
Michael Corrado is in his fifth year as head coach of the Villanova Men’s Lacrosse Program. Prior to being named Head Coach, Corrado had spent 11 years as an assistant coach at Villanova mentoring the defense and serving as the recruiting coordinator. Corrado’s defense have been nationally ranked in scoring defense each of the past three years. A former standout defenseman for the Wildcats, in 2005 Corrado was inducted in the Villanova Varsity Club Hall of Fame.
The number of campers attending has grown each year and there will be guest speakers each night; either a college coach or a player from a Major League Lacrosse team.