Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/4/15
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 Lacrosse
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
Lehigh Valley Showcase for boys in the classes of 2018 and 2019 at Lehigh University from July 22-24. This camp is designed to provide rising high school sophomores and freshmen from the Lehigh Valley and across the country with advanced skill development in a highly competitive, tournament style, playing environment. The showcase will provide a platform for players to display their skills in front of college coaches from Divisions I, II, and III, as these coaches will be invited to serve as instructors and also as recruiters. Off the field, players will take part in strength and speed training clinic (results will be given to take home at the end of camp), recruiting & academic seminar, and a leadership/character building seminar. The mission of the Lehigh Valley Showcase is to help prospective student athletes gain visibility within the recruiting landscape, while helping them grow as players and as people.
* Interested Lehigh Prospects – This camp will be a great opportunity to see what being a Student-Athlete in the Lehigh lacrosse program is all about. You will stay in the same dorms, use the same facilities, and have the opportunity to meet and work with current Lehigh players and coaching staff. All this, while affording our staff the opportunity to learn more about you as a person and player with in the highly competitive showcase format.
*Film – All sessions of the Showcase will be filmed and available to participants for personal use following the event.
Register by clicking here (go to page 5 in list, Rising Fresh/Soph Boys Lacrosse)
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 email@example.com.
Main Line Youth Lacrosse Camp, for boys and girls, players entering 2nd through 8th grades, June 22-26, at the Dittmar Park fields in Radnor Township. The Main Line Youth Lacrosse Camp offers an excellent opportunity for each player to learn and refine the necessary skills of lacrosse to enhance every player’s ability. This camp has been in existence since 1980. Many camp graduates have gone on to very successful high school and college careers. Individualized instruction is provided in the areas of throwing, catching, cradling, scooping, dodging and checking. Team strategies are introduced all week long. Ample time is devoted to scrimmaging to put the skills into practice. The Dittmar Park fields in Radnor Township provide an excellent locations for boys and girls fields. Students will be instructed by high school and college players along with established coaches from the area. For more information contact: George Wattles, 484-424-1720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Lehigh Lacrosse Mountain Hawks Day Camp (Grades 1 – 10) from June 15-18. Day Camper Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm. Extended Day Camper times: 9:00am – 4:15pm
This camp was developed to help 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, other college coaches and college players will be here to pass on their energy and knowledge. We start from square one and focus on being fundamentally sound and technically correct. At the end of the week we will see just how far we have come in our Mountain Hawk Skills Competition! We help to build each individual player from the ground up so that when you walk away from Goodman Campus you feel more confident knowing you have a strong foundation for future success.
The extended day is an extra hour at the end of each day focusing on positional skill and collegiate like drills. We will look to reinforce what the campers learn during day and go into greater depth with in those specific parts of the game. Once the young men have proven that they have a grasp on their newfound skills, we will move on looking to enhance the next part of their game.
Sessions include fundamental instruction, drill work, competitions, and games.
Individual instruction by the Lehigh Lacrosse coaching staff, college coaches and current Mountain Hawk players.
Check In will be held at 8:30 am on Monday, June 15th at the Ulrich Sports Complex on Goodman Campus (Click HERE for Directions).
Items to Bring: Helmet, Stick, Gloves, Arm Pads, Shoulder Pads, Athletic Supporter, Mouth Guard, Cleats, Turf Shoes (or sneakers) and a great attitude.
To register Click Here
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, email@example.com
West Chester Lacrosse (WCLA) camp for boys and girls on June 22-25 at Kelly Field, 9am- 3pm for ages 15 and under. The camp will be held at Kelly Field, a modern turf facility with two full fields (601 Westtown Rd, West Chester, PA). The camp will be led by a professional staff of current high school coaches and NCAA players, directed by Dan Deckelbaum, former MLL/NLL player and state champion high school coach. Players will be broken up by age and skill level so that each player gets specific coaching to improve their lacrosse game. Directors will mix in other sports, games, competitions and prizes to ensure that every camper has one of the most fun weeks of their summer at camp.
Also, there is a$125 half day option 9am-1130am for players 7 years old and under.
Registration & Information Click here: Register now
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
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.
Fusion Lacrosse Cape Henlopen Summer Camp 1 (July 6-9). Ages: Grad years 2017 to 2023 (current 10th to current 4th grades). Early bird before March 1st $545. After March 1st $595. Check In at 2pm Monday, Check out 11am Thursday. Learn from the best lacrosse players in the World while surfing, swimming, hiking, bonfires at night, disc golf, and playing beach lacrosse in a true camping atmosphere. Click here to rwegister
Jordan Wolf Lacrosse Camp by Pro Lacrosse, July 6-8, Agnes Irwin School (Bryn Mawr, PA),, Ages 7 to 18, 9-3 p.m., All Positions, Each Camper Receives: 18 hours of expert instruction by a staff exclusively comprised of current and former college, pro, and national team lacrosse players and coaches over the course of 3 days; Dry fit camp t-shirt; Reversible practice jersey; Autographed photo of Jordan Wolf, the Lower Merion and Duke All-American and Phillylacrosse.com Co-Player of the Year in 2010; Lunches provided by local restaurants (served in an indoor air conditioned facility); Opportunities to win prizes during daily competitions.This camp provides instruction for every position (attack, middies, defense and goalies). Age groups are divided by attack & middies in one group and defense in another group. Goalies will have their own coaches. All coaches have college playing or coaching experience. It is for this reason we assign coaches to stations, not to age groups. This ensures campers will receive instruction from all of our talented coaches vs. just one. The concentration is on instruction rather than watching/officiating scrimmages: At multiple stations per hour, we teach fundamentals and mechanics and provide drills to take away from camp to perfect these skills on your own. This camp is beneficial for experienced players and beginners. Because the camp is properly staffed the coaching staff can give the attention players of all skill levels deserve. Most, if not all, of our camps have multiple college coaches who recruit at your club tournaments. Early sign up discount available! See website for discount code. Click here to register.
Fusion Germantown Academy Skills Camp, ages 3rd-9th, July 13-16, 9am-3pm. Fusion will again utilize one of the most beautiful campuses and athletic facilities in the country to deliver their progressive training. This is a high repetition high paced skills camp that also includes swimming after lunch and lacrosse film sessions. Camp directors are Kevin Crowley (5 year pro and World Champion with Team Canada) and Steve Holmes (8-year pro with New York Lizards). Returning instructors include Matt Barrett (UVA Goalie), Chris “Shocker” Lapierre (Florida Launch), Brian Grady (GA Head Coach), Ryan Sankey (Conestoga Offensive Coordinator), Matt McCormick (2x Drexel Captain and Malvern Prep coach) and Kevin Philibin (Bayard Rustin Defensive Coordinator).
LAST YEAR’S HIGHLIGHTS and info
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.
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Contact: email@example.com or 215-639-2102 x220
Encore Lacrosse Ecuador Immersion Experience, Aug. 3-14. Encore is accepting applications from boys in the classes of 2015 through 2019 for a life-changing lacrosse immersion experience of training, service and cultural development in Ecuador. Encore Lacrosse has traveled all over the globe expanding the game since 2010. Its international goals are to promote the game of lacrosse, help make it a permanent fixture within the cultural fabric of the area visited and merchandise its lifestyle clothing. Participants in the Ecuador immersion trip, being held from Aug. 3-14, will begin each day with lacrosse training by Encore’s team of professional coaches. This is what makes the Encore experience unique: its goal is to meet the needs of lacrosse players who are serious about getting better every day on the field. After training sessions are completed, all involved will be in the hands of the Asociacion Ecuatoriana de Lacrosse run by Juan Marquez de la Plata. Juan was instrumental in starting lacrosse in Mexico and has been coaching high school lacrosse in the Northern California for more than 20 years. Encore’s community service efforts will be met here with a long lasting effect! Its mission is to visit schools and universities in Quito to introduce the game to as many as possible. Following the Federation of International Lacrosse guidelines, Encore will be hosting the first ever lacrosse match at Universidad de las Americas in Quito. More information on Asociacion Ecuatoriana de Lacrosse can be found by clicking here. In between training and community service, the adventure will start with Encore partners, Andes Adventures! Led by Tommy Angelone, a seasoned vet with more than 10 years of experience in education, leadership, management and leading tours all over the world, participants will be eating local cuisine, sightseeing, hiking, and immersing ourselves fully in Ecuadorian culture. From start to finish, this trip will be the best to date, and that is why we are only choosing applicants that are serious about their lacrosse development, open to learning from new and different cultures and have a keen urge to give back.
Click here for an application.
Ecuador Leaders: John Christmas (Offensive Director); Johnny Rodriguez (Goalie Director); Zach Heffner (Defensive Director); Greg Rose (Stringing Director); Juan Marquez De La Plata – International Lacrosse Development Expert; Thomas J. Angelone – Travel Guide Expert
Fusion Lacrosse Cape Henlopen Summer Camp 2 (August 10-13). Ages: Grad years 2017 to 2023 (current 10th to current 4th grades). Early bird before March 1st $545. After March 1st $595. Check In at 2pm Monday, Check out 11am Thursday. Learn from the best lacrosse players in the World while surfing, swimming, hiking, bonfires at night, disc golf, and playing beach lacrosse in a true camping atmosphere. Click here to register
Joe Breschi Camps. The head coach at North Carolina does his first camp in Philly, on Monday, August 10, hosted at West Chester’s Kelly Field (601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19382). Coach Breschi and assistant coach Brian Holman will direct the camp along with USA world team player and UNC all time leading scorer, Marcus Holman, as well as MLL player Davey Emala and current UNC stars. There will be at least eight current UNC players; the player to coach ratio will be approximately 10-1. The camp will emphasize concentrated teaching, drilling, and the practical application of game-like situations. These drills will range from basic to the most advanced utilized in lacrosse. Coach Breschi will hold an open Question and Answer Session related to the college recruiting process with all high school players at the end of their session. Spots are extremely limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Ages/Sessions: Rising 4th – Rising 7th , Rising 8th – Rising 12th grade.
Please see http://www.breschilacrosse.com/ for specific details on the schedule for the day and registration.