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Updated listing of Philly girls’ events: Clinics, camps, tournaments, leagues

Monday, 11th February 2013

Categories Camps, Clinics, Club, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Leagues, Tournaments, Youth  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/11/13

Philly Girls’ Events

Youth tryouts

The JCC Maccabi Games® tryouts The JCC Maccabi games are a week-long international sporting event for Jewish athletes’ ages 13-16 held each year in North America. The experience includes opening ceremonies, intense competitions, community service mitzvah projects, fun evening events, home hospitality and down time activities. Team Philadelphia, one of the largest delegations participating in the Games each year, is comprised of athletes from all over the Philadelphia area and its suburbs.

We are currently having tryouts for our girls team: Sunday Feb 10, 9am and Sunday, March 10, 10:30am at Starfinder in Manyunk. For more information visit www.phillyjcc.com/maccabi or email maccabi@phillyjcc.com.

Clinics

Cradle Lacrosse Spring Programs: Boys & Girls ages 4-8 years old. Cradle Lacrosse is designed for boys and girls ages 4-8 years old who are new to the game of lacrosse. As parents ourselves, we believe in fun, inexpensive, age-appropriate programs for our littlest players. We provide all the lacrosse equipment and have developed a Cradle curriculum focusing on building confidence, as kids learn how to cradle, scoop, catch and throw. More Information Visit- Cradle Lacrosse.com or Contact Dylan Brown, Director of Programming, NXTsports (Dylan@iamnxt.com)
Spring Cradle Locations:
BucksMont Indoor, March 17-April 21 (6) Sundays from 1-2pm
Episcopal Academy, April 14-May 19 (6) Sundays from 10:30-11:30am
Friends Select, April 13- May 18 (6) Saturdays from 10:00-11:00am
Germantown Academy, April 13- May 18 (6) Saturdays from 4:00-5:00pm
Shipley School, April 14- May 19 (6) Sundays from 10:00-11:00am
United Sports, April 13- May 18 (6) Saturdays from 10:00-11:00am

Cradle Lacrosse Summer Programs: Boys & Girls ages 4-8 years old. Cradle Lacrosse is designed for boys and girls ages 4-8 years old who are new to the game of lacrosse. As parents ourselves, we believe in fun, inexpensive, age-appropriate programs for our littlest players. We provide all the lacrosse equipment and have developed a Cradle curriculum focusing on building confidence, as kids learn how to cradle, scoop, catch and throw. More Information Visit- Cradle Lacrosse.com or Contact Dylan Brown, Director of Programming, NXTsports (Dylan@iamnxt.com)
Summer Cradle Locations:
Episcopal Academy, June 24-28
United Sports, July 8-12
United Sports, July 29- Aug 2

Winter Tournaments

2013 Girls Lacrosse INDOOR Winter Festival, Monday, February 18, 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

Spring tournament

Cardinal Invitational St. Patrick’s Day Classic, March 16, elite High School, 7&8 & and 5/6 grade girls lacrosse teams, at Upper Dublin SPARK All Weather Turf Fields. Cost: $250 /team. Four (4) games (25 minute running halves). This preseason event will take place on two all weather turf fields. This tournament is geared toward Township recreation level teams looking to get a start on their season. The event will serve as a great opportunity for girls to play equally matched teams in the Tri-State area.
Contact: Kevin Callahan 215.768.4135; kcallahan@sitespecificsales.com; or Bob D’Ginto 267.646.3036; bdginto@verizon.net

Chapter Challenge, a regional youth lacrosse festival for boys and girls that will feature good competition, camaraderie and sportsmanship, Brandywine Polo Club in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Registration is now open, click here.
Tourney info: Dates – April 20/21, 2013
Divisions: Boys U9 (1st/2nd grades); Boys/Girls U11 (3rd/4th grades); Boys/Girls U13 (5th/6th grades); Boys/Girls U15 (7th/8th grades); Divisions will feature two or more brackets to help teams find the appropriate level of play; U9, U11 and U13 Boys’ teams will play on Saturday, April 20th; All Girls’ teams and U15 Boys’ teams will play on Sunday, April 21st. Registration fee – $475 (all teams will play 3 games with certified officials on meticulously-staged tournament fields)
Participating teams will receive a special promotional code that will permit any person associated with the team to purchase one or more group seating tickets to the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships at Lincoln Financial Field over Memorial Day Weekend at the group rate (not the higher rate for purchases that do not qualify for group pricing, a savings of $10 per ticket). We expect to have a similar arrangement for the NCAA Women’s Championships, which Villanova University is hosting.
Registration Deadline: April 12, 2013
THE CHALLENGE: The Event will raise money for the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association, the chapter of US Lacrosse responsible for promoting the growth and development of the game in Eastern Pennsylvania. (http://www.palacrosse.com/) The PLA provides programs/services to members of the lacrosse community, including clinics for coaches/officials, and makes grant funding and technical expertise available to new programs. The PLA has provided over $300,000 to help underwrite lacrosse initiatives in the region (including efforts to grow the game in the City Philadelphia). In connection with the Event, the PLA is “challenging” participating teams to solicit and identify a sponsor to make a contribution to support the work of the PLA (recommended contribution of $200, though any greater or lesser amount would be appreciated). Each team and its Challenge Partner will be recognized in press releases, on the PLA website and on other lacrosse websites such as Phillylacrosse.com.
If teams from other US Lacrosse chapters take part, the PLA will earmark their Challenge Partner proceeds to their local chapter! the PLA also is “challenging” teams to collect used lacrosse sticks, which can be donated at the Event, restrung and ultimately recycled for donation and used to promote lacrosse in the City of Philadelphia. The PLA has partnered with HEADstrong Foundation, which is donating its distinctive lime green mesh, in connection with this “HEADstrong” initiative.
The NCAA will donate a portion of the Championship Weekend ticket proceeds generated through the promotion to the PLA to support youth lacrosse.

Summer Tournaments

Summer Philly Classic: June 22-23, A youth-focused* girls tournament held at the beautiful Westtown School. This fun filled tournament offers great lacrosse at an amazing venue- and family friendly scheduling gives teams plenty of time to explore the greater Philadelphia area. An easy drive from all major east coast markets. Can’t find a good, reasonably priced event for your younger girls teams? Look no further than the Summer Philly Classic. (*HS JV Division also available) Contact Robin Baxter, Director of NXTevents, Robin@iamnxt.com, 610-667-4109

The Philly LXF, July 21, 2012, at two sites in Philadelphia, U9-U15 teams from Philadelphia city and suburban and the surrounding region. Everyone is guaranteed three games and organizations sending more than one team will be eligible for the Team Cup Challenge. Price is $750 for early-bird registration. All proceeds donated to the Re-Education Foundation and Philly Youth Lacrosse Initiative. Sponsors and vendors welcome. Contact AJ Johnson at thereeducation@gmail.com

Summer Camps

La Salle College High Summer Camp for boys and girls, June 17-21, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Boys 7-16 & Girls 5-13, Fee: $260. Click here to register.

Quaker City Lacrosse presents tht 4th Annual Harriton Summer Lacrosse Skills Camp, June 18 thru June 21, 9:00 AM to 12:00PM, Harriton High School. Girls entering Grades 1-9. Harriton High School Girls Lacrosse Coaches George Dick, Alex Shapiro and Laura King. Instructional Clinic where the emphasis is on maximizing 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. Older Girls will also work on: Defensive Positioning, Offensive Tactics, Transition Offense and Defense. All will participate in Camp Games/Tournaments/Skills Contests. CAMP WAS SOLD OUT THE LAST YEAR 3 YEARS AND SPACE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP NOW! DEADLINE IS WHEN WE REACH CAPACITY OR MAY 1, 2013. REGISTER NOW AT quakercitylacrosse.com. Additional Information about Quaker City Lacrosse is available at quakercitylacrosse.com. Questions: Quakercitylacrosse@gmail.com

Black Bear Lacrosse camps, Black Bear’s dedicated staff of seasoned coaches take a personal interest in advancing the fastest game on two feet. In addition to its fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game to beginning and intermediate players, Black Bear camps provide advanced technique and training for experienced players. Black Bear campers enjoy daily scrimmages, position specific instruction, contests, and daily personal interaction with top teaching coaches. Players of all abilities and experience are welcome and will greatly benefit from our structured, time-tested program. Campers are grouped according to age and ability. We teach players the proper technique and fundamentals and develop their skills and lacrosse IQ.
Click here for girls’ registration
Summer Camp Schedule:
Avalon, NJ, July 1-5, Boys and Girls
Stone Harbor, NJ, July 22-26, Boys and Girls
Stone Harbor, NJ, August 5-9, Boys and Girls
Avalon, NJ, August 12-16, Boys and Girls

Clinic:

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).

League

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).

Camp:

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).

Tournament:

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).

As of Jan. 1, 2011, camp listings cost $50; clinics, trainings, leagues cost $20. (the cost is free to advertisers.)

To submit a listing, e-mail us at golax@phillylacrosse.com


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