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

Friday, 17th May 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Clinics, Club, Events, Recruiting, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Youth  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/17/13

Boys’ Events

Club tryouts

Team 302 is looking to fill final few spots for its 2013 summer boys’ club teams.
Tryout Dates: May 12th or May 19th; Positions needed: High School – 2014 Attack, 2014 Midfield, 2014 Defense. Youth: 2018 Goalie, 2017 Goalie. Location: The Independence School, 1300 Paper Mill Rd, Newark, DE 19711. Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm. Registration and info:Click here for website.

The Maplezone MuckDawgs Lacrosse Club in the Boothwyn/Garnet Valley area is finalizing roster spots for its 2013 summer club lacrosse teams. The MapleZone MuckDawgs Lacrosse Club is offering teams for U9, U11, U13, U15, and high school aged players. The U9 and U11 teams will have 20 summer practice sessions and play in two tournaments and the U13, U15, and HS teams will also have 20 practice days and will play in four tournaments.
Practice will be held every Monday and Thursday evening starting at the end of May through end of July at our indoor field house located at 1451 Conchester Hwy (US Rt. 322). Each player will receive quality instruction with a fundamental approach to the game focusing on high repetitions of basic skills, while advanced players will receive position specific training along with an emphasis on team concepts and field awareness to increase their lacrosse IQ. In addition to the lacrosse training the MuckDawgs have also built in its practice schedule 10 speed and agility sessions with its in-house sports performance trainer, Jon Berdanier. All players will also receive game shorts, reversible pinnie and shooting shirt along with access to the fitness center. For more information, please contact Jeff Murray, Director of Lacrosse at: jmurray@maplezone.com with any questions regarding the Maplezone MuckDawgs summer club lacrosse teams. Act quickly as roster spots are filling up quickly. Cost is $350 for U9 and U11 teams and $750 for U13, U15, and HS aged teams. Registration information and tournament schedules broken down by team can be found online at: www.maplezone.com/lacrosse/muckdawg-lacrosse/

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, from 1-4 p.m. 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

Israel Lacrosse Invitational Tournament Team Pennsylvania tryouts, May 19, from 5-7 PM at Harriton High for the tourney to be held August 14-18 at the Oldfields School in Sparks Glencoe, MD. The tournament will inspire young athletes to connect with their Jewish identity and the State of Israel through a shared passion for the sport of Lacrosse and will bring together teams from Colorado, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The Tournament is open to Jewish high school students (including graduating seniors) who will have the opportunity to represent their State in a competitive four-day tournament. The Philly team is being coached by former Strath Haven coach and current Great Valley assistant David Waldman. The total expense for the Israel Lacrosse Invitational Tournament is $975/participant, which includes: Minimum of 11 games; Instruction from Israel National Team Coaches and MLL players; Four Nights housing (dormitory-style at Oldfields School); All meals for the duration of the event; Team Uniforms; Evening activities; $300 tax –deductible contribution to the Israel lacrosse Association; Israel Lacrosse National Team v. Ireland game; Community Service Project in conjunction with the Baltimore Jewish Federation. There is a $25 Tryout Fee (includes pinnie); You Must be a member of U.S. Lacrosse to tryout and participate. Please RSVP to Team Head Coach Dave Waldman at dwaldman@wssd.org. If you have any questions and for those individuals interested on being selected for the team but unable to make the tryout, please contact coach Waldman.

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

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

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

The Faceoff Academy, run by New York Lizards standout Greg Gurenlian, a Penn State and Springfield-Delco graduate, at Lacrosse Evolution in King of Prussia on July 8 (youth) and July 9 (high school). The Youth/Novice training cost $100 and goes from 9 a.m.-to-noon. The Advanced/high school training costs $200 and also goes from 9 a.m.- noon. Click here for registration for both events (scroll to the bottom).
Register at laxevo.com and for more information go to www.thefaceoffacademy.com
LaxEvo is located at 201 King Manor Drive. The training staff also includes: Jerry Ragonese (Charlotte Hounds); Chris Mattes (Boston Cannons)
Advanced Level Academy will include: Advanced level techniques at the X; Mastering presets for wing play; Shooting on the run; Setting up and mastering the 4/3 break; Effective transferring through the box as well as middie defense. Clinic will finish with knockout style tournament at the X.
Youth Academy will include: The basics of face-offs; The ins and outs of the face-off; Wing play; Shooting on the run; Setting up and mastering the 4/3 break; Effective transferring through the box as well as middie defense

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

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

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!

John Nostrant’s Summer Lacrosse Camp, July 21st – 24th, 9 a.m.-3 p.m; hosted by YSC. The camp focuses on developing the fundamentals for players of all ages along side of YSC’s state-of-the art ADT (Athletic Development Training in Wayne) and mental skills training (sport psychology) with YSC’s world-class staff. The camp is structured for kindergarten through rising eighth graders, and features instruction from the best high school and college players in the area. The camp stresses both individual and team concepts while creating a fun and competitive atmosphere. The ADT training will help to develop each athlete’s agility, balance, and coordination – the foundational athletic skills. The Sports Psychology sessions will teach athletes how best to develop their mental skills, and will focus on control and maximizing performance. In addition to his previous three camps that will be held at Eastern University and the Haverford School, three former Haverford School standouts will run his fourth camp at YSC: Kyle Wharton, Will Scudder and Mike Rufo. The YSC Facility is a 90,000 sq. ft. indoor and outdoor athletic facility offering multiple state of the art synthetic Sprinturf fields, an ADT high performance fitness center and other first-class amenities to create the ultimate lacrosse training complex located on County Line Road in Wayne. Campers need to bring a lunch and something to drink. Cost of the camp is $400.00 which includes the ADT and Sports Psychology training. If you would like to register or find out more information about John Nostrant Lacrosse Camps, please visit Nostrant Camp section at http://lacrossefever.com

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

GameBreaker Lacrosse Co-Ed Day and Overnight Lacrosse Camps. The camps feature top notch coaches from the area for girls and boys lacrosse players of all ages and levels of play. All boys’ camps feature coach Philly Wings All-Star and Shipley assistant coach Kevin Crowley, an NCAA All-American and NLL and MLL star as well as a member of Team Canada. Girls’ camps will be directed by Shipley varsity girls’ head coach Katelyn Martin and her staff and the boys camps will be run by Shipley boys’ varsity coach Mark Duncan and Crowley. Features: * group and team discounts available, * specialty goalie/shooting clinics, * Lots of giveaways and prizes, * Teaching and Stick work in the mornings and afternoon games
The Shipley School- 2 Field Turf Fields
Co-ed Day Camp- 2 Dates June 24-27 9a-3p
Goalie/Shooting Clinic – Friday June 28 9a-12p
Co-Ed Day Camp- July 15-18 9a-3p
Goalie/Shooting Clinic- Friday July 19 9a-12p
North Branch Park, Chalfont , PA – Co–Ed Day Camp 9a-3p
July 8- July 11
Kiski Prep- Pittsburgh Area PA, Co–Ed Overnight and Day Camp
July 22-25
The Phelps School – Co–Ed Overnight and Day Camp
July 29- Aug 1 – Special Guest – NCAA and MLL All-Star Goalie – Greg Cattrano from Warrior/Brine Lacrosse; Warrior Giveaways
Visit: http://www.laxcamps.com/camps/campLocation.html#pa. For more information call (800) 944-7112

BucksMont Indoor Sports Center Youth Lacrosse Camp, July 15-19, 9am-3pm. Price: $175/pp; register by June 3rd and receive free before & after care. Ages: Boys in grades 2-to-6, instruction in the basic skills through intermediate level by experienced area lacrosse coaches.
Registration: href=”http://www.playbisc.com”>www.playbisc.com and click on “youth sports” tab at top, then “lacrosse”
This is a high value camp. A helmet and stick are the only equipment needed. the camp includes lacrosse instruction, games, stick stringing, videos and lots of fun. Beat the heat and no sunscreen needed in our temperature controlled indoor turf facility.

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.

Wings’ Brodie Merrill Positional Camp, July 29-Aug. 1 at Shipley Farm Fields, Gladwynne, This positional camp is geared toward players who want to improve their overall lacrosse IQ, playing style and knowledge. 325.00/player starting April 16 with a multi-child discount of $15 per person. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Brodie Merrill brings his expertise from playing both field and box lacrosse to the Philly area that will focus on the position you play. Whether you are a midfielder, attackman, defenseman or goalie, you will receive specific instruction on your position and how it relates to the entire team. Instruction includes: proper technique in offense & defense, field positioning, team communication, individual practice strategies, dodging, ball movement, scrimmages and more! Gain an understanding of all roles on the field; featuring live play on the final day of camp!
Merrill is a world-renowned player known for his run & gun style of play. He is the Lacrosse Director at The Hill Academy in Toronto, Canada and currently serves as the head coach of the Canadian Under 19 Men’s National Team.

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.

Fall Showcase

The National Showcase a one-day boy’s lacrosse teaching and recruiting event at Germantown Academy November 10, 2013. The National Showcase will feature the top high school freshman and sophomore boy’s lacrosse players (2016 & 2017) in the country. The unique format will include speed and agility testing, a teaching component from college coaches and showcase games all in front of premier college lacrosse programs. More information on the National Showcase can be found at www.VictoryEventSeries.com For additional information on the National Showcase, please call Dan Pellicano of the Pattison Sports Group at 610-518-4932 or visit www.PattisonSportsGroup.com.

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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