Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/3/17
Registration is open for the 2017 Black Bear Lacrosse boys’ and girls’ skills camps in Pennsylvania and the Jersey shore.
The camps are for boys and girls aged 4 to 14 of all abilities. Black Bear just added Ocean City New Jersey Beach Camps for boys on July 4-8 and July 25-29.
Who? Boys (and several camps for girls) aged 4 to 14 of all levels and abilities!
Why? Get the BEST instruction there is from our best Camp Directors! Advanced player? We offer our campers position specific training daily to enhance lacrosse IQ! Been playing a couple years? We go over situational aspects through white board discussions, homework assignments, and drill work to push you to your limits! Never played before? Every day campers will be working on the fundamentals of lacrosse through dynamic drill work, fun games, and team challenges.
Black Bear Lacrosse Camp are built for everyone. The directors are firm believers in using both Differentiated instruction (one size doesn’t fit all, build the camp towards the skill sets of our players!) as well as Diagnostic instruction (their performance leads to use using one of two new drills.)
2017 Summer Camps
Collegeville, Pa- June 19-23 Boys only
Avalon, NJ-Week 1 July 3-7 Boys and Girls
Ocean City, NJ-Week 1 July 3-7 Boys only
Limerick, Pa-July 10-14 Boys only
Ocean City, NJ- Week 2 July 24-28 Boys only
Avalon, NJ-Week 2 August 7-11 Boys and Girls
-Position Specific Instruction
-fun games and contests (Thunder Dome! Water Balloon Challenge!)
-Enhance Lacrosse IQ
-Faceoff instruction from Philly FO Academy**
-Fundamentals Based Development
-Guest Coaches and Speakers
-Positional Coaches for Attack, Midfield, LSM, Defense, and GOALIE!
-Fun Prizes and Gear Give Away!
Jon Heisman is a devoted student and teacher of the game of lacrosse. In his playing days, Jon was selected as an All-American defenseman and was captain of the Ithaca College Bombers for three years. Jon was also a two-time, first team ECAC selection. As the former Head Coach of Springfield High School, Jon led the Cougars to a State Championship title and State runner up three times. Under Jon’s leadership the Cougars made six final four appearances. Jon went on to coach at West Chester East for six years and is currently the Head coach at Bishop Shanahan. As a head coach, Jon now boasts well over 350 wins.
Debbie White has been involved in the sport of lacrosse as a player and coach for over 25 years. A college All American, Debbie was the captain and leading scorer for West Chester University. Debbie had the honor of being selected to play for the United States women’s lacrosse team. Debbie is currently the Athletic Director at The William Penn Charter School where she consistently has one of the top teams in a very competitive league.
Bryan Churchey has over 14 years of playing and coaching experience and in 2013 was named the Head Boys Lacrosse Coach at Perkiomen Valley High School. Bryan was an outstanding midfielder in high school garnering 3rd and 2nd team All-Area and PVLL honors his junior and senior seasons. Bryan played college lacrosse for Division III Powerhouse Cabrini College where he was a 3-year starter and 4 year CSAC Men’s Lacrosse All-Academic team and team captain his senior year.
John White (Whitey) has been continually active in lacrosse since he first picked up a wooden “stick” 35 years ago. John is former high school coach and a college and high school referee with over 20 years experience. John’s know-how in coaching and directing youth lacrosse, and as a physical education teacher for the past 27 years, has been instrumental in the successful development of countless young people and aspiring lacrosse players.