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Updated listing of Philly boys’ lacrosse events: Camps, clinics, tryouts, tournaments

Monday, 22nd April 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Clinics, Events, High School, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Youth  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/22/13

Boys’ Events

Club tryouts

Twist Add-On Tryouts for the 2013 Summer tournament teams Sunday, April 28, Cabrini College,Dixon Field, 2pm for 2015 (soph) and 2016 (fresh) graduation years, 3:15 pm for all 2014 (Jr) graduating years. There are a limited number of slots remaining for 2014 / 2015 / 2016 teams.There is $30 fee for On-Line registration. We encourage anyone interested to register On-Line as walk up registration the day of the tryouts will have a $50 “Walk-Up” fee.
You will be emailed details after your registration is received. At this time we have NO goalie slots available, but goalies are welcome to attend with NO Fee to try out for a slot that may (and often does) become available. Contact us if you are a goalie, give us your name, graduation year, school name.

Tournament Tryouts

Brine National Lacrosse Classic’s Pride of Pennsylvania Lacrosse Showcase Tryouts for boys currently in grades 9-11. Eastern PA tryouts will be held on Sunday, May 19 at The Hill School. The Pride of Pennsylvania Showcase will be played on June 9, 2013 at The Hill School in Pottstown. The Showcase will feature high school boys that qualified for selection by attending the Brine National Lacrosse Classic Pennsylvania regional team tryouts. Selected players will represent their region in a showcase event to determine the Top 25 players that will represent the State of Pennsylvania and advance to the 2013 Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Maryland, July 1-3, 2013 where regional teams compete for a National Championship in front of NCAA lacrosse coaches from every division. Players can register to attend the regional tryouts at: www.NATIONALLACROSSECLASSIC.COM

Under Armour Underclassmen tryouts, Philly boys: June 12-13, 5-8 pm, Downingtown West. Coaches: Brian Samson (Conestoga HS), Pat McDonough (Penn Charter), Tom Slate (Downingtown West)
New Jersey boys: June 10-11, 5-8pm, The Lawrenceville School . Coaches: Baron Wallenhurt (Moorestown HS), J.C. Valore (St. Augustine Prep), Allen Fitzpatrick (Lawrenceville School)Click here to register.

Youth Tryouts

Nominations have been requested for Penn Select U13 Team tryouts to represent Region at US Lacrosse Championships, Friday, April 26th, 6 – 8Pm, Saturday, April 27th, 6 – 8PM, Sunday, April 28th, 6 – 8PM at William Penn Charter School. Penn Select is a Philadelphia Regional All-Star team assembled and coached to compete in the US Lacrosse U13 US Lacrosse Championships at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA June 21-23, 2013. In 2012, 85 elite U13 players from the region competed for 24 roster spots. The final roster represented 6 counties, 26 township and club teams, and 18 schools – a true regional all-star team. The 2012 squad competed in the US Lacrosse Championships in Raleigh, NC and walked off the field as Tournament Champion with a 5-0 record for the weekend. It was a tremendous experience for the players. Coaches: Pat McDonough, Penn Charter School Head Boys Lacrosse Coach, Under Armour All-American Head Coach; Billy McKinney: HHH Duke’s Coach, Penn Charter Defensive Coordinator, Director of Operations for L.E.A.P.S. (Lacrosse, Education, Attitude, Perseverance, Success;
Nominations and tryouts: NOTE: This is NOT an “open” tryout. Players must be nominated by their coach. You will be asked to confirm your nomination during on-line registration by providing your coach’s Name, Organization, and Email Address. Coaches are expected to understand the competitive nature of these tryouts and are expected to exercise discretion in the recommendation process to promote safety and help ensure that the evaluation process is meaningful for everyone. Evaluators must make tough decisions in a limited time and the process is not served by sending players who don’t have a legitimate chance to make the team. Prospective players will be evaluated during a 3-day mini-camp.
 Cost: $90. Eligible players (see “Eligibility”) must register on-line, prior to camp. No walk ups will be admitted.
Players should plan to attend all 3 sessions. It is possible to miss a session due to conflict and still be named to the final roster. Please direct nominated players to the Penn Select website for registration and more information. www.pennselect.com Inquiries and questions may be directed to pennselectlax@gmail.com

Philly U11 World Lacrosse Games 2014 tryouts registration has begun. There will be between two and four tryouts held in late May and early June for the team. The team will be announced in mid-June and then begin participating in June of 2014. The team will begin practices on June 2, 2014 and participate in three local tournaments that month to prepare for the World Games (July 10-12 for U11 and July 10-19 for the entire tourney). To be eligible, players must be born on or after 9/1/2002. The team will have 24 players and four coaches. The cost to be on the team is TBA. Current sponsors include Lacrosse International, Kelly Sports, Competitive Edge and Hannum’s Harley-Davidson. Anyone interested in sponsoring the team should contact Tommy Hannum at 610-639-5737 or tbhdlx@aol.com. The tryouts cost $20 and the deadline for registration is May 19, 2013. Everyone that tries out will receive a PLC reversible. Please mail registration to Philly All-Stars, 316 Orchard Way, Wayne, PA, 19087. Please include player name, position, dominant hand, date of birth, parents’ names, phone number, e-mail, address, school or rec team, head coach’s phone for recommendation.

Brine National Lacrosse Classic Middle School Academy tryouts at The Hill School, 860 Beech Street, Pottstown, Pa. on June 9, for boys in Grades 6 to 8. More details to come. Click here for info. Players that demonstrate the highest level of potential will be invited to advance to the 2013 Brine National All-Star Lacrosse Academy in Boyds, Maryland, June 30-July 3 where players receive high level collegiate coaching, team practice, and individual position technique training from the NCAA’s top lacrosse coaches, who will teach skills and mindsets that will provide players with a competitive edge and put them on the inside track to achieving a successful high school and collegiate lacrosse career.

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:
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

Boys’ Scoop Lacrosse at the Shipley School for 5-6 Year Olds. Directed and Run by Wings Star Kevin Crowley & The Shipley School Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Coach and Athletic Director, Mark Duncan. Sundays – April 7 through May 5th from 11:30 – 12:15 (April 21st will be 11:15 – 12:00) at The Shipley Lower School Turf at 1030 Wyndon Ave. in Bryn Mawr. Just bring a water bottle and wear cleats or sneakers (We supply the rest!)
To Register: https://www.sportspilot.com/Register/RegASO.asp?ASOID=105838&amp;BordersOff=&amp;Method=New<https://www.sportspilot.com/Register/RegASO.asp?ASOID=105838&BordersOff=&Method=New>
Cost: $75 for all 5 Sessions
Don’t miss out on this exciting new program for 5-6 yr. old boys! Directors Kevin and Mark have teamed up to bring you an awesome experience for your budding lacrosse player. Basic skill will be taught in a fun environment filled with lots of games.

Elite Prospect Clinic, High School Class of 2014, 2015, 2016, June 9, at St. Joseph’s University, 10:00am-3:00pm. Price: $115. Description: Our prospect clinics are designed for elite caliber high school juniors (class of 2014) and sophomores (class of 2015) who are interested in playing at the college level. These single day, two-session, clinics provide the platform for each athlete to showcase their ability against top level competition, to gain insight into the life of a college lacrosse player, to learn about the recruiting process, while being instructed directly by the SJU coaching staff and players. The first session is geared toward small group skill development and positional instruction. Between sessions lunch will be provided and the SJU coaching staff will present a recruiting seminar and program overview. The second session progresses into full field games. The afternoon session will be professionally video-taped and available for purchase.

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

Training

Lacrosse Evolution Private Lessons and Team Training sessions at both its Downingtown and King of Prussia training facilities. Private Lessons are the best and quickest way to get an athlete to their next desired level and beyond.
For more information on these programs, visit the Web site www.laxevo.com or call (610) 873-9910 for the Downingtown Training Center or (484) 684-7011 for the King of Prussia Training Center.

Summer Showcase

Villanova 150: The Villanova 150 will bring together some of the most talented rising sophomores and juniors in the country to compete in a three-day showcase. Open to all prospects in the 2015 & 2016 classes, this three-day, two-night event will feature a practice run by college coaches, a recruiting seminar presented by the Villanova Men’s Lacrosse coaching staff, as well as 5 one-hour games for players to showcase their talents.
Session I: June 29th-July 1st 2013
Session II: July 12th-14th, 2013
Campers will be housed in air-conditioned Villanova dormitories and meals will be provided in campus dining facilities. For more information – http://villanovalacrossecamp.com/page.asp?content_id=30591

Lehigh Valley Showcase for Rising JUNIORS (2015s), July 24–26.
This showcase camp is designed to provide rising/repeating high school juniors from all over the country with advance skill development in a highly competitive tournament style-playing environment. The showcase will also enable the athletes to display their skill in front of college coaches from Division I, II, and III teams. These coaches will be invited to act as instructors as well as recruiters. Off the fields athletes will take part in strength and speed training clinics (results will be available to take home after camp), recruiting and academic seminars, and a leadership character-building seminar.
Camp Details: • Dates: July 24th- 26th, 2013; * For student-athletes going into 11th grade (high school class of 2015); • 150 players cap to maximize exposure; • Staying in LEHIGH University dorms, using their athletic facilities on GOODMAN CAMPUS; • Camp reversible printed with Lehigh Valley Showcase; • Camp Tee Shirt; • Subscription to INSIDE LACROSSE magazine; • MEALS INCLUDED.
VISIT – http://www.lehighlacrosse.com/camps/ FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER

Lehigh Valley Showcase for Rising sophomores (2016s), July 24th – 26th. This showcase camp is designed to provide rising/repeating high school sophomores from all over the country with advance skill development in a highly competitive tournament style-playing environment. The showcase will also enable the athletes to display their skill in front of college coaches from Division I, II, and III teams. These coaches will be invited to act as instructors as well as recruiters. Off the fields athletes will take part in strength and speed training clinics (results will be available to take home after camp), recruiting and academic seminars, and a leadership character-building seminar.
Camp Details: • Dates: July 24th- 26th, 2013; • For student-athletes going into 10th grade; • 150 players cap to maximize exposure; • Stay in LEHIGH University dorms, use their Athletic facilities on GOODMAN CAMPUS; • Camp reversible printed with Lehigh Valley Showcase
• Camp Tee shirt; • Subscription to INSIDE LACROSSE magazine; • MEALS INCLUDED!
• Click here for MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER

August 4: “Last Chance Showcase” at St. Joseph’s University, Grades 9 through 11 (Class of 2014-16), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Price: $115. Description: The Last Chance Showcase is an opportunity to for high school players to get one final look before the end of the summer recruiting period. With the NCAA recruiting quiet period beginning the day after camp, this is literally your “Last Chance” to be seen before summer recruiting screeches to a halt. This event is designed for elite players who have a specific interest in SJU, or simply those who simply want to get in front of college coaches one more time before the end of the season. The camp will be staffed entirely with DI, DII and DIII coaches who are looking for one more glimpse of high school talent before the start of the school year.

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). The boys’ divisions will feature U9, U11, U13 and U15 teams. U9/U13 teams play Saturday June 8th; U11/U15 team play Sunday June 9th. At least two brackets are available in each division to help align teams that are organized by grade and to ensure games remain highly competitive. Depending on interest, the tournament will also feature a C bracket at the U11 and U13 levels. 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).

Inaugural Philly Lax Cup, hosted by the Cavalier Lacrosse School, on Father’s Day Weekend at Cabrini College. Participating in the event will be 12 of the premier club teams and 12 of the premier high school teams from the Philadelphia area. The tournament will guarantee each team three games over the weekend, with a total of five possible. The games will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday evening, June 14. Each club team will be playing one game on this day. On Saturday, the club teams will play two games each. At the conclusion of these games, the top four teams will play in the semi-finals followed by the championship on the stadium field. This game will determine who will be crowned as the “Philly Lax Cup” Champion. Starting Saturday night, the high school tournament will begin. Again each team will play three games over the weekend, with a total of five possible. The games will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday evening. Each team will play one game Saturday night. On Sunday, the teams will play a guaranteed two games. At the conclusion of these games, the top four teams will play in the semi-finals followed by the championship on the stadium field. This game will determine who will be crowned as the “Philly Lax Cup” Champion.
Website:http://www.phillylaxcup.com/ Cost: $1,600 per Club team; $1,300 per high school team Contacts: Steve Hill- (484) 832-1860, steve.hill@phillylaxcup.com; Steve Colfer- (610) 864-5450, scolfer@phillylaxcup.com

13th Annual Boys Upper Atlantic; June 15-16, Great Valley HS Campus. Back to Father’s Day weekend in 2013. Great competition from the Middle Atlantic region. All teams are will be scheduled a minimum of 4 games and 2 Divisions will be offered. Age groups include U9 – HS. U9- $800, U11-U13 $900, U15 – High School $1100. To register or for more information please contact Tournament Director Keith Jacoby, kjacoby@unitedsports.net or 610-466-7100 ext 102. Tournament website: http://unitedsports.net/tournaments/2013-boys-upper-atlantic/

Boys Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament, June 22-23, 8 am-6 PM both Saturday and Sunday, Pemberton Township High School, 148 Arney’s Mount Rd, Pemberton, NJ 08068 & RVHS Sports Complex, 1 West Mill Creek Road, Mount Holly, NJ 08060
Ages: U9 – High School
The Boys Summer Slam returns in South Jersey, now an IMG Nationals Regional Qualifier event. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games over the weekend with the opportunity to earn the Summer Slam crown. How to Register: Click here with a credit card, or by sending a check. Registration Fee for 1-3 teams is $1,450 per team. For clubs with four or more teams, the fee is $1,250 per team. For more information, go to Victory Series at www.VictoryEventSeries.com. call Scott Ely (484) 356-1024 to find the division right for you.

5th annual Meltdown Tournament, June 22-23, 2013, at Abington high, U11 through High School A Divisions. Meltdown’s close proximity to Philadelphia, 12 centrally located fields and multiple access parking lots make it the perfect tournament venue. Personal team pages, live reported results and Internet based standings make it as one of the most quality and innovative tournaments in the country. Field expected to have at least 90 competitive clubs that battle each year for the Brindle Cup. Click here for more info and registration.

The 11th Annual Evolution Games, June 29th-30th, Downingtown PA. Over 100 teams from all over the country including top programs in the area. U9-4 games guaranteed for $850, U11-U15 A+B Divisons-5 games guaranteed for $1250, High School A+B Divisons-6 games guaranteed for $1500. Some past participants include Black Bear, Dukes Lacrosse, Team Philadelphia, Tri-State, and many local High Schools. Sponsors and Vendors welcomed. Please Contact Matt O’Neill at moneill@laxevo.com or 302-507-1978 for more info and registration.

NXT Cup: July 6-7, 2013,NXTsports presents the NXT Cup- a boys youth tournament held at Westtown School and Episcopal Academy, venues you know and love. The inaugural 2013 NXT Cup is a youth-only event providing some of the top competition in the country. The NXTcup puts the youth in the spotlight. We have eliminated the high school divisions for a reason, to put the young guns on the premier fields at elite venues. Experience first hand what it is like when the red carpet gets rolled out for the youth. NXT Cup Website Contact Robin Baxter, Director of NXTevents, Robin@iamnxt.com, 610-667-4109

The Philly LXF, July 13-14, 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

The 6th Annual Patriot Games will be held July 20-21 on 23 fields at three venues in Bucks County. Nearly 200 teams from across the country and Canada (representing many emerging hotbeds) played in the event this past July. We anticipate an even more competitive and diverse field again this year! Online registration is at https://mytournamentregistration.com/patriotgames/.

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: Boys 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

Boys Philly Showcase Lacrosse Camp: For high school lacrosse players in classes 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. June 16-18 at St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA- REGISTER HERE For More Information Visit- ShowcaseLacrosse.com or contact Brett Manney, Director of Showcase Lacrosse (Brett@iamnxt.com) Showcase Lacrosse Camps Are Based on Two Core Principles: Education & Exposure: EDUCATION- At every Showcase camp or event we believe in providing top notch education. We will have a staff of 12-14 prominent Division I coaches who are there because they enjoy teaching, coaching and working with players to improve their games. We want to help you achieve your goals!
 EXPOSURE- We want to expose every participant to passionate and professional college coaches in a setting where the kids can show off their abilities. The Showcase Lacrosse Education/Exposure Initiative is unique, and we have designed it so that every player maximizes their Showcase Experience.

American Indoor Lacrosse Association (AILA): Groundbreaking summer camp experience. AILA is presenting summer camps with both INDOOR and OUTDOOR training! Camps are designed for U11, U13 and U15 players.
In|Crosse is AILA’s proprietary platform that leverages the integration and convergence of indoor lacrosse with the field game. Developed by Johnny Mouradian, AILA’s President and Philadelphia Wing’s GM/Head Coach, In|Crosse begins with learning the bio mechanics, principles and tactics of indoor lacrosse. In|Crosse blends the two versions of the game into a curriculum that, when dedicated to, will build a supremely skilled lacrosse player with a high lacrosse IQ. Through this combined field play, a player’s agility, field visibility, spacing, tactics, endurance and overall skills are heightened and strengthened which provides an accelerated player development platform.
Teaming up with Mouradian is Camp Director Steven Holmes, a University of Virginia graduate who plays both indoor and outdoor professionally for the Philadelphia Wings and the Denver Outlaws, respectively.
Coaching along with Mouradian and Holmes are current Division 1 players Joey Sankey and Jordan Wolf. Sankey is a current UNC attackman and three-time high school All-American. Jordan Wolf is a current Duke All-American attackman and two-time high school All-American.
Dates and Locations:
Reading, PA @ The Body Zone: June 17-20th
Bryn Athyn College Overnight/Day June 25-28th
(This camp has overnight option)
Feasterville, PA @ The SportsPlex July 9th – 12th
Voorhees, NJ @ Virtua Center July 23rd – 26th
Bryn Athyn College Day Camp August 5th – 8th
Pittman, NJ @ Total Turf August 12th – 15th
For registration and specific camp information please go to www.ailacrosse.net

Trashcan Lacrosse Summer Camps: For Boys Ages 8-14. What makes our curriculum innovative and unique is our ability to incorporate fun games and skill development into simple to understand lacrosse drills. We have learned that if the kids have fun they put more energy and focus into the drills. That is the NXTsports recipe for success along with passionate coaches. REGISTER HERE More Information Visit TrashcanLacrosse.com or contact Dylan Brown, Director of Programming, NXTsports.
Camp Dates & Locations:
Brett Manney’s Trashcan Lacrosse Camp at The George School, Newtown, PA- June 17-21
Andy Hayes’ Trashcan Lacrosse Camp at Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA- June 24-28
Trashcan Lacrosse Camp at United Sports, Downingtown, PA-Week 1: July 8-12,Week 2: July 29-Aug 2
Trashcan Lacrosse Camp at The Westtown School, West Chester, PA- July 22-26

Lehigh University Men’s Lacrosse 2013 summer camps.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT – http://www.lehighlacrosse.com/camps/ For 4 days in June (17th – 20th), the Mountain Hawks Day Camp. This camp was developed to help all levels, beginners through advanced players, improve their skill set with exceptional college level instruction in all aspects of the game. The LEHIGH MEN’S LACROSSE STAFF as well as LEHIGH VARSITY PLAYERS, along with other college coaches and college players will be here to pass on their energy and knowledge on to you! At the end of the week we will see just how far we have come in our Mountain Hawks Skill Competition! EXTENDED DAY (Option): Extra skill work with the staff is available for first three days.
Camp Details: • Boys entering grades 1st – 10th; • The LEHIGH Lacrosse coaching staff, college coaches and current players will give individual instruction; • All Campers receive a subscription to INSIDE LACROSSE magazine; • We will be using the men’s lacrosse home field, Banko on Goodman Campus. Camp Fee: $295: Day Camper | $395: Extended Day Camper
Register@ https://www.lehighsports.com/info/camps2007/register1.asp

The Hawks Overnight Camp at St. Joseph’s, June 19-21: Grades 6 through 9, Price: $475 (Overnight), $415 (Commuter). This camp is designed to help players of all ability levels improve their game with a specific focus on positional development. All four of the individualized programs run simultaneously. This ensures that after the teaching takes place you can put the new knowledge to work and test yourself in live game action! Main features: The Division I Midfielder, Developing the True Attackman, and Defense from the Ground Up!

The Sting Lacrosse Camp, for boys going into grades 2 thru 9, June 24-27 from 9am-l 2pm at Radnor High School. With lunch included! First time lacrosse players are welcomed! Full Day : $275, Half Day (9am- Noon): $190
($20 discount per camper for siblings!) Sting Lacrosse Camp is designed for players of all ability levels, and will stress the fundamentals of lacrosse while introducing new strategies and skills. Each camper will learn from the top players and coaches in the region.
The morning sessions will concentrate on stick-work skills, drills, and lead-up games including 1 on 1 play. In the afternoon, strategy will be emphasized covering areas such as fast breaks, slow breaks, defenses and face-offs. Late afternoon will focus on full field play.
Each player will receive a reversible tank top and various prizes will be awarded at the end of each camp day. For more info and a brochure call: 610-322-3930 or e-mail Mike Busza at
mikebusza@hotmail.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.

HEADstrong Lacrosse Summer Camp Series, for boys aged 8 to 15
Camp I – June 24-27, 2013 at Blue Diamond Park, New Castle, DE
Camp II- July 15-18, 2013 at Pleasant Valley School, Mullica Hill, NJ
Camp III- July 22-25, 2013 at Cardinal O’Hara High School, Springfield, PA
Click here to register
These camps will focus on building skill development, leadership, character and confidence in athletes ranging from youth to high school level. Proceeds from the camps will allow the HEADstrong Foundation™ to strengthen its commitment to serving those affected by blood cancers and those working towards eliminating it. Players will receive a HEADstrong Lax Tank and Laces. Players will also have the chance to win amazing prizes from Warrior and Brine. Infusing the core values of the HEADstrong Foundation, camp organizers Michael Colleluori and Brian Neary have created an amazing camp experience for lacrosse players looking to elevate their level of play. Pairing lacrosse instruction with life skills and service, the organization hopes to share HEADstrong Founder Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori’s vision of empowering athletes to make a difference in their communities. Players will learn the fundamental aspects of dodging, passing, catching, shooting, individual defense, goalie play and face-off technique. In addition, players will learn team skills such as team offense, team defense, riding, clearing and transition play.HEADstrong Lacrosse Camps™ will provide a forum for collegiate athletes to share the most current knowledge of the game and will feature world-class instruction from former collegiate athletes, professional athletes, college coaches and blood cancer survivors who share their life experiences, triumphs and hurdles.

La Salle College High Summer Camp for boys and girls, Two dates – First, June 17-21, Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Ages: Boys 7-16 & Girls 5-13. Fee: $260. Camp 2, Evening Camp (S4) Dates: June 24-27, 2013, Time: 5:00-8:30 p.m. Ages: Boys 11-16. Fee: $200. Click here to register.

American Indoor Lacrosse Association summer camp experience for boys’ lacrosse players in the U11, U13 and U15 classes. AILA is presenting summer camps with both INDOOR and OUTDOOR training! In|Crosse is AILA’s proprietary platform that leverages the integration and convergence of indoor lacrosse with the field game. Developed by Johnny Mouradian, AILA’s President and Philadelphia Wing’s GM/Head Coach, In|Crosse begins with learning the bio mechanics, principles and tactics of indoor lacrosse. In|Crosse blends the two versions of the game into a curriculum that, when dedicated to, will build a supremely skilled lacrosse player with a high lacrosse IQ. Through this combined field play, a player’s agility, field visibility, spacing, tactics, endurance and overall skills are heightened and strengthened which provides an accelerated player development platform. Teaming up with Mouradian is Camp Director Steven Holmes, a University of Virginia graduate who plays both indoor and outdoor professionally for the Philadelphia Wings and the Denver Outlaws, respectively.
For registration and specific camp information please go to www.ailacrosse.net
Coaching along with Mouradian and Holmes are current Division 1 players Joey Sankey (Penn Charter) and Jordan Wolf. Sankey is a current UNC attackman and two-time high school All-American and All-Phillylacrosse.com pick. Jordan Wolf (Lower Merion) is a current Duke All-American attackman and two-time high school All-American and All-Phillylacrosse.com pick as well as a Plillylacrosse.com Co-Player of the year choice.

Each location is complete with outdoor fields and indoor “glass and boards” facilities.
Dates and Locations:
• Reading, PA @ The Body Zone: June 17-20th
• Bryn Athyn College Overnight/Day June 25-28th
(This camp has overnight option)
• Feasterville, PA @ The SportsPlex July 9th – 12th
• Voorhees, NJ @ Virtua Center July 23rd – 26th
• Bryn Athyn College Day Camp August 5th – 8th
• Pittman, NJ @ Total Turf August 12th – 15th

John Nostrant 2013 Summer Lacrosse Day Camps. All Camps run from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, for boys in grades Kindergarten – rising 8th grade. Winner of the Main Line’s “Best Lacrosse Camp Award.”
Session 1: June 17-20, 2013 @ Eastern University
Session 2: June 24-27, 2013 @ The Haverford School
Session 3: July 8-11, 2013 @ The Haverford School
Session 1 Cost: $375.00 – Full Price; Session 2 & 3 Cost: $350 – Full Price
Deposit: $125.00 is non-refundable.
Camp features: Top Instruction, Team Concepts, Top Environment and Fun
Click Here for more info and registration. For more info, e-mail coach Nostrant at JNostran@haverford.org

Black Bear Lacrosse camps, for boys aged 5 to 15, 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 boys’ registration
Summer Camp Schedule:
Collegeville, Pa, June 17-21, Boys Only
Kennett Square, Pa, June 24-28, Boys Only
Avalon, NJ, July 1-5, Boys and Girls
Ocean City, NJ, July 8-12, Boys Only
West Chester, Pa, July 8-12, Boys Only
Phoenixville, PA, July 15-19, Boys Only
Stone Harbor, NJ, July 22-26, Boys and Girls
Ocean City, July 29 – August 2, Boys Only
Stone Harbor, NJ, August 5-9, Boys and Girls
Avalon, NJ, August 12-16, Boys and Girls

Villanova Overnight Instructional Camp, July 9-12, 2013, The overnight instructional camp is designed for athletes aged 11-to-17 that are interested in improving their basic skills and learning the techniques of lacrosse. The camp will be divided into a two junior divisions (11- and 12-year olds and 13- and 14- year-olds) and a senior division (15-to-17).
The entire Villanova University Men’s Lacrosse staff as well as local high school coaches and many of the best current college players will be coaching. The highly skilled and beginners will benefit from the college and high school coaches who teach at the camp.
The first session begins Tuesday afternoon, July 9. 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 12th. Campers will be housed in air-conditioned Villanova dormitories and meals will be provided in campus dining facilities. The camp will end on Friday at approximately 11:00am, following an awards ceremony. For More Information visit – http://villanovalacrossecamp.com/page.asp?content_id=21532

Millon Lacrosse Camp for boys aged 8 to 17 on July 28-Aug. 1 at George School in Newtown. The camp is run by US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame inductee and former Philadelphia Wings NLL champion Mark Millon, who has been running camps on the East Coast for 19 years. The camp features top-notch instruction from some of the world’s top players and offers overnight and extended day hours. Click here to register or for more information. The cost is $665 for overnight and $545 for extended day (9am-8pm).
Camp highlights: •Top-notch instruction; *Experienced staff led by owner Mark Millon, who has been running his camps for 19 summers. Over 20,000 campers have participated; •First class facility; •Elite staff (2012 included Paul Rabil, Kyle Hartzell, Drew Westervelt, Joel White, Kevin Buchanan, Eric Lusby, Scott Rodgers, Tyler Fiorito, Rob Pannell); •Every camper gets a free stick, instructional DVDs and a reversible jersey; •Great competition; •Camp is fun for the kids; if it’s fun the kids want to go home and practice; • Goalie school runs in conjunction with the camp.

The 2nd annual Philly Style Lacrosse Camp at Chestnut Hill College, July 29-Aug. 2, Ages: 8-18 – Cost: $525 for Overnight & $425 for Day Campers. Brian “Doc” Dougherty (Episcopal Academy grad) and Drew Adams (Springfield-Delco, Penn State) head a list of elite coaches. Rounding out the coaching staff at this year’s camp will be Kevin Keenan (Springfield-Delco), a former Major League Lacrosse goalie with the Philadelphia Barrage, stand out University of Maryland goalie Niko Amato (La Salle) and Penn State University’s outstanding junior goalie Austin Kaut (Springfield-Delco).
The camp will offer players both extended day as well as overnight housing. Click here for more information or to register.
The Philly Style Lacrosse Camp is a unique four-day camp specifically designed towards goalie play and teaching the Dougherty and Adams “Philly Style” of playing between the pipes. Over the four-day camp, youth and high school players will learn cutting edge goal tending techniques to improve their level of play through goalie specific drills and game scenarios in addition to seeing hundreds of shots each day.
Goalies will learn how to stop the ball from some of the best goalies in the world.. Keenan, Amato and Kaut will lead drill as goalies see live shots, watch them-selves on video, chalk-talk, drills and demonstrations. Attackmen and Middies will learn how to score & refine their shot from current NCAA Coaches and Players. Overnight and Extended Day Campers will learn on the field but have fun off the field as well, with access to Game Rooms, Lounges and the campus Pool (bring your suit and towel).Overnight campers will get to stay in AIR CONDITIONED dorms and have three meals a day on campus. SHEETS, PILLOW AND BLANKET ARE PROVIDED BY CHC.

Format for submitting events on Phillylacrosse.com:

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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