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Philly boys’, girls’ lacrosse summer showcase and skills camp guide

Saturday, 31st January 2015

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Recruiting, Youth  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/31/15

Boys

Summer recruiting camps

Crabs Top Prospect Camps for boys in the classes of 2019 and 2020, Saint James School in Hagerstown, MD. Session 1 will be held Monday, June 22- Thursday, June 25. New for 2015 is the Elite Freshman Camp, from Monday, June 29-Wednesday July 1.
Session II (for 2020 players only) starts Monday July 6th, 7th, 8th and ends Thursday July 9th at noon. (SESSION II only – a bus from Young Guns Tourney to St James will be available Sunday afternoon at an added cost for those families interested in having their son stay Sunday night for camps start Monday afternoon.)
The Top Prospect Camp is for elite players. Applicants must provide a reference as part of the selection process. Successful applicants typically will have been starters for their respective AA/A type travel teams.
The camps will limit to 152 players; 76 players per age group as follows:
2019s – 20 attack, 28 midfielders, 20 defenders and 8 goalies.
2020s – 20 attack, 28 midfielders, 20 defenders, and 8 goalies.
Players will experience an intense, fast-paced teaching environment during the instruction sessions. These sessions will include both team dynamics as well as position specific breakouts. No matter what team you play for you do not want to miss this opportunity to play with and meet some of the best players in the nation.
Tuition:$625. TO GET AN INVITE Go to “Top Prospect Camp 2015” tab on HOME page and enter info or click on this link http://assn.la/Reg/?r=2:123574.
Camp Director: Ryan McClernan – Founder CRABS LacrosseSummer Camps

Philly Boys Showcase Camps by NXT at Saint Joseph’s University, now on two dates: Session I for 2016s and 2017s on June 24-26, and Session II for 2018s and 2019 on July 27-29 at St. Joseph’s University. The Philly Boys Showcase Camp was started by coaches who genuinely want to help high school players achieve their college lacrosse goals by educating them on all aspects of the college process. Two coaches who embody this philosophy and the co-directors of the Boys Philly Showcase Camp – Peter Lawrence (University of Hartford), and Taylor Wray (St. Joseph’s University). Showcase lacrosse campers leave better educated not just on the lacrosse field, but also better educated about the college recruitment process, NCAA rules, strength training, and nutrition. Campers literally get to experience a couple days in the life of a college lacrosse player. Click here for more info and
registration.

Ted Spencer’s Blue Chip 225 Recruiting Showcases offer college recruiting and skill training for boys from Rising Freshmen to Rising Seniors on the campus of the University of Massachusetts. There are two sessions: June 29-July 1 for Rising Sophomores, and Rising Juniors and July 6-July 8 for Rising Seniors and Rising Freshmen. The showcase includes a player evaluation session, two college level team practices, and seven games will comprise the schedule. All Stars will play in an 8th game which will be streamed online as a FREE LIVE BROADCAST. Ending on Wednesday afternoon with everyone playing in a Championship Round, this format allows both players and coaches the time necessary to recover for their commitments for other recruiting opportunities. Classes will benefit from increased college coach presence but will have separate housing, training and games. Each class will have its own all-star game. Both player and coach will benefit from 8 fields in one central location providing easy access for coach evaluations and player performance. Combining age groups will draw more coaches than ever, and the new format will allow coaches to maximize their recruiting efforts by attending a session of Blue Chip 225.
Sessions for 2015: Rising Freshmen Grad 2019 July 6 – July 8; Rising Sophomores Grad 2018 June 29 – July 1; Rising Juniors Grad 2017 June 29 – July 1; Rising Seniors Grad 2016 July 6 – July 8, 2015
More information and registration is available at http://www.bluechiplax.com

Summer Skills Camps

Upper River Lacrosse’s month-long development camp in the Philly suburbs with twice-daily practices, residential options for players from across the country, skill and position development, as well as tournament play and recruiting exposure and advice. Upper River Sports combines the best of skills camps and club teams, along with the intensive high-level development model from other sports, and mixes that with the fun and friendship of a traditional summer camp. Up to 25 boys from the Class of 2019 will be accepted. Camp will run from June 16-July 20 and includes three tournaments in the region. Out-of-town athletes will be housed at Villanova University; players will practice on turf and grass fields on the Main Line outside of Philadelphia. The head coach will be Brian Scheetz, a three-time All-American and the leading scorer in the history of lacrosse at Mercyhurst University. Scheetz has been coaching at the collegiate level for the past two years and has coached with SweetLax as well as starting an overnight skills camp in his hometown in upstate New York. Goalie instructors will be in several times throughout the summer, as well as professional and Division I defensive players and face-off experts. Each week will feature numerous additional speakers and instructors on topics like basic fitness for young athletes, nutrition, and mental toughness. For more information about and camp and to find out how to register for Upper River Lax’s development camp, visit www.upperriverlax.com or e-mail brian@upperriversports.com.

Black Bear Lacrosse 2015 summer camps. Black Bear Lacrosse has been providing expert instruction and training at camps and clinics for over a decade. Black Bear Camp directors are all current or former high school head coaches with a passion for teaching the game. In addition to its fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game to beginning and intermediate players, Black Bear provides advanced technique and training for experienced players, in a fast paced, fun environment. Click here to register.
Boys Camps for 2015
Collegeville – June 22-26
Kennett – June – 22-26
Avalon 1- June 29 – July 3
West Chester – July 6-10
Ocean City 1-July 6-10
Phoenixville- July 13-17
Stone Harbor- July 20-24
Ocean City 2- July 27-31
Avalon 2- Aug. 10-14

John Nostrant youth lacrosse camps, for boys in grades 1 to 8.
Session 1 from June 15-18 at Eastern University
Session 2 from June 22-25 at The Haverford School
Session 3 from July 6-9 at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Session 4 from July 13-16 at The Haverford School.
Others on staff include Mark Petrone, one of Nostratnt’s top assistants at Haverford School; Kevin Wallace, Head Lacrosse Coach at Eastern University; and Mike DelGrande, Head Lacrosse Coach at Springside Chestnut Hill.
Visit www.jnlacrosse.com to register. If you would like more information about Nostrant Lacrosse Camps, contact Mark Petrone, petrone_m@hotmail.com

QuickStick Day Camp, La Salle College High School, run by La Salle Hall of Fame coach Bill Leahy and his staff, June 22-26, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM, boys aged 5 to 16. The original Quickstick Lacrosse Camp location! Since 1993 boys and girls have been enjoying camp at La Salle. This camp highlights stick skills, team concepts, and the much anticipated camp tournament. Campers enjoy live DJ music on the field, lunch for purchase in the school cafeteria, guest speakers in the lecture hall, and a high fidelity action packed video session in the “star trek” room. The last four years this camp has SOLD OUT with over 225 total campers.

HEADstrong Combine at La Salle College High School, June 29-July 1, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM, Boys Entering 5th thru 8th Grade, HEADstrong Combine is a specialty lacrosse camp designed to focus on stickwork, shooting, speed and strength run by La Salle Hall of Fame coach Bill leahy and his staff. Campers will experience specific drills and exercises to dramatically improve these key areas. This camp is for boys entering 5th through 8th grade and are considered to be intermediate to advanced players. The HEADstrong North Club Teams (5th/6th, 7th, and 8th grade teams) are organized and run by the HEADstrong Foundation in conjunction with the La Salle College High School lacrosse team coaching staff. This combine will introduce players to both the HEADstrong Foundation and HEADstrong Lacrosse Club. This camp is a great way to improve as a player, serve a great cause, and introduce yourself to the HEADstrong North Lacrosse CLub coaching staff.

Millon camps, Overnight and Day Camps Available, for boys aged 8 to 17, June 22-26, The Perkiomen School. Millon camps have been operating for over 20 years and trained over 20,000 campers. Every camper will receive a free warrior lacrosse stick; Million Lacrosse teaches basics to younger, less experienced players and more challenging skill sets to more accomplished players; for over 20 years Mark Million is on the field and DIRECTS every camp and oversees every aspect of the week; all facets of the game for all positions are covered in creative teaching settings, using both large group lectures and small intimate teaching scenarios; every camper receives a personalized written evaluation detailing detailing strengths and weaknesses and direction on how to become a better player. Click here for more info and registration.

Malvern Prep Lacrosse Camp, July 13-16 for boys in Grades 1 to 8. The camp is player-focused and uses a comprehensive teaching progression to serve the needs of beginning, intermediate and experienced players. Campers progress through daily fundamental station work, individual positional work, competitive position drills, systematic unsettled concepts as well as team play where new skills and concepts are applied. There will also be daily specialized coaching in goalie play and face-offs. Staff: Steve Holmes- Malvern Prep Varsity Assistant Coach; Nick Pison- Malvern Prep Head JV Coach; Todd MacFarlane- Malvern Prep Varsity Assistant Coach; as well as other Malvern Prep Lacrosse Coaching Staff members and current NCAA players.
Cost: $205.00; Times: 9:00 am- 12pm; Registration: www.malvernsummerprograms.com/content/camps/sport-camps_lacrosse
Space is limited and has filled up quickly in the past so please register ASAP if you are planning on attending these programs.

Holy Ghost Prep Lacrosse Camp, July 20-24, for boys aged 8 to 14. Camp Director: HGP Head Coach Ryan Tessler. New England Black Wolves standout/NXT Showcase Director and HGP Alumni Brett Manney will be a guest counselor along with past HGP alums who compete at the collegiate level. They will offer expertise in defense, dodging, shooting, faceoffs, goalie play and stick skills. Campers will get to experience the HGP Varsity Experience learning from counselor demos, video and competition. The camp offers a chance to develop skills, build confidence and become a better player. There will be daily competitions for camp prizes and lacrosse gear. It will also be a great opportunity to see the HGP Campus and Athletic Facilities.
Click here to register.
Contact: rtessler@holyghostprep.org or 215-639-2102 x220


Girls’ skills camps

Navy women’s lacrosse camps, are designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game, as well as team concepts in a fun, educational and confidence building environment. It is a chance to learn sportsmanship, leadership and teamwork. It is also a great opportunity to meet other young lacrosse players and experience different coaching techniques from some of the best coaches in the nation.
NAVY YOUTH DAY CAMP/CLINIC
Dates: Session I: June 15-16; Session II: June 17-18. Times: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Ages: 5 years to 12 years of age. Price: One Session – $160; Both Sessions – $300
Details: This clinic is specifically designed to teach and develop the fundamental skills of the game: throwing, catching, shooting, ground balls, offensive and defensive skills, feeding and confidence level improvement, in a fun and educational atmosphere. Goalie instruction will be offered.
Registration: Click here for more info and to sign up.
NAVY ELITE GOLD CAMP/CLINIC
Date: June 17-18. Ages: Rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Cost: $400
Details: This is a high intensity, action packed two-day clinic for the Elite player who aspires to compete at the ollegiate level. Sessions will include drills with an emphasis on mastery of individual skills as well as creativity in stickwork and shooting. Players will focus on perfecting offensive strategies and high pressure defensive schemes. The Navy Lacrosse Goalie School will be run by US National Team Player, Meg Huether. The Elite Gold Clinic will include full field scrimmages, an evening program on Wed night and prizes! This clinic allows you the opportunity to learn from some of the best coaches in the country! This is a two-day clinic. Overnight accommodations are not provided. A list of local hotels is available.
Registration: Click here for more info and to sign up
NAVY OPEN BLUE CAMP
Date: June 23-25. Ages: Rising sixth-, seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders. Cost: $550
Details: This overnight camp is designed for players of all ability levels. There is a strong emphasis on mastering skills as well as moving on to more advanced parts of the game. Sessions will focus on individual skills, team concepts and full field play. Campers will be divided by age and skill level in order to provide the appropriate learning environment. Goalie instruction will be offered.
Registration: Click here for more info and to sign up

Black Bear Lacrosse summer camps. Black Bear Lacrosse has been providing expert instruction and training at camps and clinics for over a decade. Black Bear Camp directors are all current or former high school head coaches with a passion for teaching the game. In addition to its fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game to beginning and intermediate players, Black Bear provides advanced technique and training for experienced players, in a fast paced, fun environment.
Click here to register.
Girls Camps for 2015
Avalon 1- June 29 – July 3
Avalon 2 – Aug 10-14


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