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Updated listing of Philly girls’ lacrosse clinics, tournaments, leagues

Sunday, 14th October 2012

Categories Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Tournaments, Youth, Posted 10/14/12

Girls’ Clinics

Quaker City fall clinics at Harriton for girls in Grades 3 through 5. Sessions will be 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturdays starting on Sept 15 until Oct. 27. Registration and more info at
Coaches are Harriton High’s George Dick, Laura King and Alex Shapiro. These instructional clinics emphasize the amount of touches each participant has with the ball. We will stress the development of the basic fundamentals: Cradling, Catching/throwing, Groundballs, Dodging, Shooting.

NXTsports’ Cradle Lacrosse Six-Week Fall Programs for boys and girls, begins Weekend of September 29-30. This educational program for the area’s youngest lacrosse players is designed to teach basic lacrosse skills to 4-8 year olds in a fun, energizing and supportive environment. All equipment is provided for the kids, and the curriculum is designed to teach the basics of lacrosse to youngsters in an age-appropriate and fun way. Over 400 kids have participated in Cradle Lacrosse over the last year. This Fall Cradle Lacrosse sessions will be held at: Friends Select, Philadelphia, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Saturdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Six-week session begins Saturday, September 29; Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Sundays from 10-11 a.m. Six-week session begins Sunday, September 30; at Germantown Academy, Fort Washington, PA. For boys and girls age 4-8. Saturdays from 4-5 p.m. Six-week session begins Saturday, September 29. Additional information and registration details are available at

Threshold Lacrosse clinic on shooting for girls aged 12 to 18, Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m.-noon at Plymouth Whitemarsh’s Victory 1 Field. Registration fee is $40 girls aged 12 to 18. The clinic is being run by Chestnut Hill College women’s coach Chelsea Rosiek. To register, contact Rosiek at

Elite Training Middle School/High School Specific Strength, Conditioning and S.A.Q. Training Camp for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse players at its Bryn Mawr site at 4 N. warner Ave. from Dec. 10-Jan. 27. The Camps will address the unique needs of lacrosse players, such as footwork, hand speed, explosive power, muscular strength, anaerobic endurance, cardiovascular conditioning, core training, speed/agility and injury prevention. The camps meet every Thursday from 4-5pm (Middle School Athlete) 5-6pm (High School Athlete) and Saturday from 2-3pm (Both). Cost: $205 Per Athlete
Click here to register.

2013 Girls Lacrosse Holiday Clinics, Monday, January 21, 2013-MLK DAY, Monday, February 18, 2013-Presidents Day. Time: 9am-3pm-2, 3-hour sessions
Ages: Session 1-Elementary and Middle School-9am-12pm; Session 2-High School 12pm-3pm
These specialized clinic programs will feature specific skill development and game instruction in order to prepare players for the upcoming lacrosse season.
For more information and registration, please visit the clinic website

Recruiting tournaments

The Third Annual Philly Girls Showcase, Saturday, Nov. 3 at Westtown School, West Chester. Registration for the event is open at The Philly Girls Showcase will feature 250 elite players from the graduation classes of 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Each participant is placed on a team for the day, and coached by a prominent local high school coach. The players all play three games in front of the assembled college coaches in the morning. At the conclusion of the morning session there is a brief break as the Fab Forty All-Star rosters are announced, and the Philly Girls Showcase concludes with two elite all-star games. There will be an All-Star game for the classes of 2015/16, and the second for the classes of 2013/2014. Additionally, all games at the Philly Girls Showcase are professionally filmed in HD, and a complete video package will be available for all participants. Karin Brower Corbett, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at the University of Pennsylvania continues to serve as the Philly Girls Showcase collegiate event liaison. The Philly Girls Showcase is also proud to announce that Jenny Duckenfield will return again to serve as the High School Coach Liaison. Coach Duck will be coordinating all of the high school coaches and all-star evaluators who will be working at the event.


Lake-Lehman Fall Classic 7-on-7 lacrosse tournament for boys and girls. This 2nd Annual 7-on-7 tournament will be held on Sunday, November 4th at Lake-Lehman High School. Cost is just $240 per team. Proceeds will support the LLHS teams which are 100% self-funded. Lake-Lehman HS is located about one hour north of Allentown – just outside of Wilkes-Barre. Travel will be considered when assigning start times. There will be eight divisions are as follows:
Boys: U11, U13, U15, High School; Girls: Elementary, Jr. High, High School A, High School B. This tournament sold out last year. Reserve your team spot today.
Boys Contact: Mark Yaple @ (570) 760-2401 Email:
Girls Contact: Alex Wilson @ (570) 760-6709 Email:

Manheim Township Queen of the Turf Lacrosse Tournament, Saturday, Oct. 13 at Manheim Township Turf Fields, 9:45am – 3 pm. Format: Two Divisions– High School (9th – 12th grade) and Middle School (6th – 8th grade); All teams will play a minimum of 12 games (8 minutes per game). Concessions and vendors will be available all day. Tournament T-shirt available; fun festival atmosphere with music, dance contests, games, speed shooting contest and more.Click here for the event website.

The 4th Annual Care for the Cure Lacrosse Tournament, November 10 at Henderson High. The tourney features boys’ and girls’ high school brackets. The tourney raises money for cancer organizations on behalf of Henderson grad and Duquesne student-athlete Caroline ‘Care’ Cranston who lost her life in a battle with AML Leukemia on May 8th of 2010. The tournament has donated to the likes of Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Caroline Gallagher Cranston Memorial Fund, Headstrong Foundation, and the Be The Match Organization. Care for the Cure promotes a family atmosphere with vendors, silent auction items, a DJ and much more. The site features 2 turf fields, and 4 other plush grass fields.
For more information please contact Ryan Cranston at This year’s tournament will be capped at 30 teams with a $750.00 per team registration fee.
Tournament Brackets: Boys Varsity High School A – Top Bracket will include highly competitive club and varsity programs; Boys Varsity B – Junior Varsity, young club, freshmen
Girls Varsity High School A – Top Bracket will include highly competitive club and varsity programs; Girls Varsity High School B – Junior Varsity, young club, freshmen
Each team will play 3 games throughout the day in a round robin format. Games are 50min. in length with a 5min halftime. USlacrosse high school rules will apply!

2012 Girls Fall Clash 7v7 Tournament, Sunday, November 11, 2012, United Sports-Downingtown, Pa
Age: Graduation years 2013-2019. Team Event! This 7v7 Championship Format tournament is a great opportunity to play in a small, competitive, and fun environment. Application and deposit due: October 6, 2012
Balance deadline: October 21, 2012
For more information and registration, please visit the tournament website

2012 Girls Lacrosse INDOOR Holiday Tournament, Thursday, December 27. United Sports INDOOR TURF-Downingtown, Age: Youth, Middle School, Senior A, Senior B
Team Event! 7v7 Championship Format! Excellent way to prepare for Spring Season!
For more information and registration, please visit the tournament website

2013 Girls Lacrosse INDOOR Winter Festival, Monday, February 18, 2013
Location: United Sports INDOOR TURF-Downingtown, Pa. Age: Youth, Middle School, Senior B, Senior A
Team Event! Registration opens OCTOBER 26, 2012! Tournament SOLD OUT the last 3 years!
For more information and registration, please visit the tournament website


High School Girls 7 v 7 Indoor League at Ampro Fieldhouse, Teams and Individuals Welcome.Saturdays December 1st– January 19th Register

Middle School Girls 5/6 and 7/8th grade 7v7 Indoor League at Ampro Fieldhouse, TEAMS and Individuals Welcome! Saturdays January 26th – March 2nd Register

Third-fourth grade Instructional 7 v 7 Indoor League at Ampro Fieldhouse. Teams and Individuals Welcome! Sundays January 27th– March 3rd, Teams and Individuals Welcome. Register


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