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Updated listing of Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Camps, clinics, tourmaments

Monday, 3rd June 2013

Categories Camps, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Tournaments, Training, Youth, Posted 6/3/13

Philly Girls’ Events


Aftershock Lacrosse: FREE lacrosse Clinic for Lehigh Valley girls grades 3-8. Tuesday, June 4th, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Kings Mansion Field, Allwood Rd, Bethlehem. All players must pre-register, 610-564-5996

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 or Contact Dylan Brown, Director of Programming, NXTsports (
Summer Cradle Locations:
Episcopal Academy, June 24-28
United Sports, July 8-12
United Sports, July 29- Aug 2


Malvern Prep Lacrosse Conditioning, June 17- August 15, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Grades: Co-Ed, ages 14 years and up Staff: Todd MacFarlane. No training on Fridays or on the following dates: July 4, 22, 23 and 24th.
Athletes are not required to come every day. Please bring: running shoes, towel, cleats, shorts and t-shirt with sleeves. Cost: $355
Description: This program is a high intensity, core strength and conditioning program that delivers guaranteed results. This high intensity style of training will challenge participants in a variety of ways, Improving endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility and balance. Every training day is different to shock the muscles.
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Training sessions may consist of: Drop Sets, Super Sets, Circuit Training, Jump Rope, Hill workouts, Sprint workouts
Medicine Ball workouts, Plyometrics

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

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

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

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

Summer Camps

AfterShock Summer Camps. For Grades K to 8. June 10-14 at 422 Sportsplex; July 22-26 at Phoenixville Township; July 29-Aug. 2 at 422 Sportsplex. All girls will be seperated by age and ability. Each group will be instructed by the Aftershock Coaching Staff, consisting of experienced lacrosse players. Players will be taught the skills they need to bring their game to the next level and advance their skill set. Each week is $150/week per player and includes t-shirt. You will need goggles, stick, mouthpiece. Please wear cleats/turf shoes/sneakers.Go to or call 610-564-5996

Millersville Women Lacrosse Overnight Camp, for girls in Grades 7 to 12, June 17-19th. For Teams and Individuals. Highlights: Instruction by Millersville Lacrosse Coaching Staff, Recruiting Info Session; Footwork& Agility Training; Advanced Stick-work; Numbers Up/Down Strategies; Offensive & Defensive Concepts; Nightly Round Robin Tournament Play; Free Millersville T-shirt with Registration; Accommodations in Millersville’s A/C Dorms.
Registration: Click here.. Price: Resident Campers-$325, Team Rate-$300 per player (must have 10), Commuter-$285, $100 non-refundable deposit to reserve spot. Team information must be sent together.

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 Additional Information about Quaker City Lacrosse is available at Questions:

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.

Drexel Lacrosse Elite Camp, June 25, at the Vidas Athletic Complex. The camp is open to all girls’ players entering 9th grade through college freshmen. Division I college coaches from Drexel, Columbia, Monmouth and Villanova will introduce advanced concepts through individualized skill work, game film analysis, and full field play, including an camper All-Star Game. Register before June 10 for early bird pricing ($120): Questions: Contact Hannah Rudloff, Drexel University Assistant Coach at Drexel Lacrosse Elite Camp is open to all players entering 9th grade through college freshmen who are looking for a competitive and fast-paced camp experience. Division I college coaches and top players will introduce advanced concepts in a college practice-type environment to help your game reach the next level.

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. Girls’ camps will be directed by Shipley varsity girls’ head coach Katelyn Martin and her staff. Features:
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
For more information call (800) 944-7112

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

Villanova Girls’ Lacrosse Summer Camp, July 15-18, Day or Overnight Camper, open to any and all girls entering grades 5th-Pre College Freshmen. Register at
Cost for Overnight Camp: $495; Cost for Commuter: $425. Camp led by Villanova head coach Julie Young. Cost includes instruction, meals, room, t-shirt, water bottle, and prizes. Questions- contact us at or610-519-7490
Villanova Girls’ Lacrosse Camp is for those athletes entering grades 5th-pre college freshmen who are looking to take their game to the next level. Athletes will be grouped according to age and experience and will be challenged accordingly. The camp is structured to provide a solid foundation of stick work, individual skills, and conceptual knowledge and will expose players to the latest developments in the game. Sessions will include everything from individualized drills to small-sided games to full field play. Campers will work directly with both the Villanova University Women’s Lacrosse coaching staff and players in a positive and competitive atmosphere. Join us this summer to learn, compete and enjoy lacrosse at the highest level.

Philly Girls’ Showcase Camp, July 16th-18th, at Westtown School, West Chester, PA. Directed By Kate Henwood, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, University of California-Davis and former Coach of the Year at two-time state champion Garnet Valley; Jenn Cook, Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Princeton University. Staff Includes: Kelly Barnes (St. Joseph’s), Regan Bosch (USC), Corrine Drost (Lafayette); Mike Faith (Franklin & Marshall); Julianna Jeffers (Temple); Amanda Kammes (UC-Davis); Courtney Lubbe (Columbia); Brianne LoManto (UMass); Allison McWilliams (Haverford)
The Philly Girls Showcase Camp Is Based on Two Core Principles: Education & Exposure:
1. EDUCATION- At every Showcase camp or event we believe in providing top notch education. We will have a staff of 12-14 prominent coaches from elite Division I and Division III programs who are there because they enjoy teaching, coaching and working with players to improve their games. We want to help you achieve your goals!
2. EXPOSURE- We want to expose every participant to passionate and successful college coaches in a setting where the kids can show off their abilities.
Click here to register –

BucksMont Indoor Sports Center Youth Lacrosse Camp. Dates: Aug 5-9, 2013; 9am-3pm. Price: $175/pp; register by July 1st and receive free before & after care. Ages: Girls grades 2-to-6, instruction in the basic skills through intermediate level.
Registration: and click on “youth sports” tab at top, then “lacrosse” This is an elite camp value in the area. The camp includes lacrosse instruction, games, and lots of fun. Beat the heat and no sunscreen needed in our temperature controlled indoor turf facility.

Impact Sports and UC Davis Women’s Lacrosse Summer East Coast camp, July 24-25 at Strath Haven HS. This two-day Camp will be a series from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m and will focus on stick skills, shooting, game situations, draw techniques and defensive footwork. The goalies attending will also be receiving instruction from a former US Devo Team Goalie. The event is run by Kate Henwood, Head Coach at UC Davis and the former head coach at Garnet Valley where she led the Jaguars to consecutive state championship and was named Coach of the Year in 2011. Ages: 7th Grade to Class of 2013; Abilities: All Skill levels Goalies: Goalies will receive two days of goalie specific training. Cost: $185 per camper
Registration: Online at
College Coaches assisting: UC Davis, Lafayette, Cabrini, Princeton


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