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Updated Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Camps, clinics, tryouts, tournaments

Friday, 29th March 2013

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

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/29/13

Philly Girls’ Events

Tryouts

Gamers 2019 and 2010 Combo Girls’ Club team on April 13 and 14 at Radnor High. The squad is coached by former college and scholastic All-Americans and current US national team members Michi Ellers (Strath Haven, Georgetown) and Kelly Barnes (Radnor, Georgetown). Barnes is an assistant coach at St. Joseph’s University and Ellers coached as an assistant at Georgetown for seven years.
Players must attend at least one tryout The Entrance fees to 2 two-day tournaments
• April 13th 2-3:30pm, Radnor High School, Loop Field
• April 14th 4:30-6:00pm, Radnor High School, Loop Field
The overall registration fee for the club will get players 10 practices at Penn Charter, a pinnie jersey, entrance to two tournaments and elite instruction to help improve their game.
Click this link for more details and try-out registration information. Email GAMELACROSSE@gmail.com with any questions.

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

Free YSC Lacrosse Clinics for boys and girls, with Kevin Crowley (the only player to be drafted 1st overall in the MLL, NLL and WLA Entry Drafts), at YSC’s state-of-the-art facility in Wayne.
The free clinics will take place on Monday April 1 (for boys) and Tuesday April 2 (for girls) from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. YSC’s world-class lacrosse staff now includes (Boys Coaches) John Nostrant, Tom Marechek, Kevin Crowley, Kyle Wharton and Mike Rufo; (Girls Coaches) Jenny “Coach Duck” Duckenfield, Mary Cryan and Alison Thomas. Goalie Coach: Brian Dougherty
THE FREE LACROSSE CLINIC IS FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES……but please sign up in advance by sending an email to: info1@yscsports.com. Additionally, YSC is still taking registrations for our Spring YSC LAX PDP (Player Development Program) starting April 15. Please see detailed information by clicking here: YSC Lacrosse Flyer and sign up by clicking here: www.yscsports.com.

Mount St. Joseph’s skill development/stickwork clinic, April 7th from 1-3pm, for girls in grades 2nd-through-8th, at Mt. St. Joseph Academy’s grass stadium. For $35, youth players will learn from one of the greatest players in the women’s lacrosse game, 2009 World Cup Champion & Captain, US Assistant Coach, former Princeton Assistant Coach and four-time All American Michele DeJuliis (owner of Ultiamte Goal club program of PA and NJ). The event is hosted by Mount Coach and Chestnut Hill College Assistant Coach, Lindsey Colferai. The clinic will also feature a handful of regional coaches and the rest of the Mount lineup. Some proceeds will benefit the upcoming Katie Samson Tournament that aims to raise money and awareness for spinal cord injuries. Girls will learn many new drills and skills to help elevate their game. With a raffle, speed shot contest, and other lacrosse giveaways. Registration is $35 and checks can be made payable to MSJA. Please RSVP to ColferaiL@chc.edu. Walk-ins are accepted – RSVP preferred.
Mail to: Janet Columbro, 120 West Wissahickon Ave, Flourtown, PA 19031

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

Spring tournament

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 5, 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 Club programs

AfterShock youth registration is now open for the club programs for K-2, 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 summer teams. AfterShock will be separating the K-2 by skill level and focusing more on a full hour of lacrosse related core skills. The 3/4 group will also be separated by skill and will attend a summer tournament as a team!!! This will allow the girls to prepare for the 5/6 Travel Teams. Futures Teams for 5/6 and 7/8 will practice one night a week and attend two summer tournaments. All Futures players will have the opportunity to try out in August for a spot on a travel team. AfterShock is also hosting a summer camp this year in Phoenixville, led by its High School Travel Team Coaches, from July 22-29 9am-12pm for K-4 and 5pm-8pm for 5th-9th graders. The camp is in Morris Park, Phoenixville.
Register Online here. Please register for the grade your daughter is entering in the Fall 2013. Questions? Call Jenn at 610-564-5996

Summer Tournaments

The 10th Annual Liberty Lacrosse Shootout, a boys’ and girls’ youth lacrosse festival in Malvern, June 8/9, at the Greater Chester Valley Soccer Association’s Line Road Complex (Malvern) and West Chester East High School (West Chester). ew in 2013 – three girls’ divisions (U11, U13, U15). Teams will play at least 3 games in diverse pools within their respective age groups. The competition is strong at each level, rules are designed to ensure games remain competitive. Additionally, teams in each age group will be recognized for sportsmanship based largely on sportsmanship scorecards kept by certified officials and site marshals after each game, taking into account the spirit of the game and conduct on both sides of the field, including spectators. To register or to obtain more information, please visit the Shootout website: http://www.libertylacrosse.com. “Early Bird Special” registration ends February 28th.
The Registration process is web-enabled. It is anticipated the Shootout will fill up quickly, as it has the last 9 years in advance of the deadline (May 3rd). Please register early to ensure a spot and take advantage of the “early bird special” (ends February 28th).

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

Girls Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament, July 13-14, 8:00-6:00PM both Saturday and Sunday, Seneca High School, 110 Carranza Road, Tabernacle, NJ 08088. Ages/Divisions: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019/20, 2021/22. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of five games over the weekend with the opportunity to earn the Summer Slam crown. How to Register: Clubs can register online here with a credit card, or by sending a check. The Registration Fee for 1-3 teams is $1,200 per team. For clubs with 4 or more teams, the fee is $1,000 per team.
Girls will walk away with a free stick work video courtesy of our partnership with STX and numerous college coaches. Whether your club is rostered by grad year or age, teams will play in the grade level of their eldest girls. For questions, please call Scott Ely (484) 356-1024 to find the division right for you. All other pertinent information is available at www.VictoryEventSeries.com.

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

Brandywine Classic Boys/Girls Lacrosse Tournament, October 26-27, 8:00-6:00PM both Saturday and Sunday; HS Games Saturday, Youth Games Sunday, Brandywine Polo Grounds, 232 Polo Road, Toughkenamon, PA 19374. Boys Ages/Divisions: HS AA, HS A, HS B, 8th (2018), 7th (2019), 5/6th (2020/21) Girls Ages/Divisions: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018/19, 2020/21
As a first year event last year, the Brandywine Classic hosted 65 boys and girls teams from the surrounding region. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games, either Saturday or Sunday with the opportunity to earn the Brandywine Classic crown. How to Register: Girls Clubs can register online here with a credit card, or by sending a check. The Registration Fee for 1-3 teams is $1,200 per team. For clubs with 4 or more teams, the fee is $1,000 per team. For questions, please call Scott Ely (484) 356-1024 to find the division right for you. All other pertinent information is available on our website www.VictoryEventSeries.com.

Summer Camps

Gamers Summer Camp at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy June 17th-21st from 9:30am-12:30pm, for girls going into Grades 4 to 8. The Details: Where: Springside Chestnut Hill, 500 West Willow Grove Ave., Philadelphia, 19118 Cost: $225. ONLY $200 if you register before May 1st
Lacrosse highlights: Specialized Goalie Training, Emphasis on fundamental skills, Tailor to all levels, Scrimmages and teamwork drills. Bonuses: Awards, giveaways, and fun competitions; Top notch instruction from USA players, top D1 players, and college coaches; 15 hours of exceptional instruction at an unbeatable price.
For registration, click here.

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

Be Your Best Co-ed Summer Lacrosse Camp, at Wissahickon Middle School, grades K-8, Session 1, June 24-28, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm; Session 2 July 8-12, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm, Register online or by mail Directed by Dave Sowers and a team of top notch coaches. Be Your Best Lacrosse Camp’s number one goal is to make each camper a better lacrosse player while having fun learning the game. The Camp believes the best way to achieve this goal is to have excellent staff-camper interaction while teaching the game. There will be a good mix of instruction, drills and contests with the numerous team games each camper will play! Directors are Dave Sowers and Jennifer Deitch. Click here to register.

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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