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Updated list of Philly lacrosse boys’ summer camps

Thursday, 13th July 2017

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Events, High School, Youth, Posted 7/13/17

Summer skills camps

NXT Cradle Lacrosse Camps for boys and girls aged 4 to 7. Cradle Lacrosse teaches lacrosse’s basic skills in a one-of-a-kind, unrivaled environment. Cradle’s four-day camp focuses on building players’ confidence and having success through its unique curriculum that allows kids to be introduced to lacrosse in a fun, unique way. NXT’s passionate coaching staff breaks it down for kids by combining lessons with activities and games to reinforce skills. All equipment is provided! * Early Bird pricing available until May 15th!
Cabrini University, July 17, 18, 19, 20, Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
How to register:

NXTLacrosse Play Fast Camps for boys 7 to 14 at four locations. Play Fast Training is NXT’s fundamental-level camp for boys ages 7-14 who want to fine-tune their skills and elevate their game. Our high-level professional coaches work directly with young players of all ability levels through the carefully-designed Play Fast curriculum, which features fast-paced, high-energy drills without having to wait in line forever. Play Fast is designed to maximize quality reps, which is why there’s an 8-to-1 player-to-coach ratio. The staff is led by NXT Boys Lacrosse Director, Marty Kupprion and staffed by his team of NXT Coaches. Play Fast is perfect for players from any team that want to keep their skills sharp during the summer season. Play Fast is also the perfect continuation for Cradle Lacrosse alumni looking to expand their skill set. Play Fast camp is all about having fun while playing the game of lacrosse. Early bird pricing available until May 15th.
Cabrini University, Date and times of camp: July 17, 18, 19, 20, Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
How to register:

Gamebreaker Lacrosse Camps for boys and girls at The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr College and Rehoboth Elementary School, DE. The camps feature elite instruction for boys and girls aged 7 to 18.
Gamebreaker is entering its 15th year offering lacrosse instructional programs, over which time more than 65,000 players have attended its camps to improve and have fun. The camps feature great staffs and their focus on both the skill development and the character development of each individual camper.
The camp directors are the head coach at The Shipley School, Mark Duncan and Molly Fernandez.
This summer’s camps will be held on the following dates:
July 17 – July 20 – Bryn Mawr, PA
Bryn Mawr College Boys Lacrosse Camp
Extended Day, Overnight
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July 24 – July 27 – Rehoboth Beach, DE
Rehoboth Elementary School Boys Lacrosse Camp
Day Camp, Half Day
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Black Bear Lacrosse announces its summer camp line up. This is our 15 year of providing fundamental and skill camps and introducing the sport of lacrosse to many new participants.Once again camps will be directed by Head High school coaches that teach the game.Counselors will be college players and assistant coaches. Click here to register.
Ocean City, NJ- Week 2 July 24-28 Boys and Girls
Avalon, NJ-Week 2 August 7-11 Boys and Girls

HEADstrong Foundation Summer Lacrosse Camp Series. This year campers can beat the heat by participating in 3 unique evening camp experiences in South Jersey that will focus on skill development, leadership, character and confidence building in youth athletes. Proceeds will support Nick’s House, a family home operated by the HEADstrong Foundation which provides complimentary lodging to families displaced to the region seeking potentially lifesaving cancer treatment and families fighting the disease in the region.
HEADstrong Cape May Lacrosse Camp (Ages 7-14) – $175
Date: July 18th – 20th
Location: Freeman S Douglas Jr Memorial Park – 677 Rte 9 Emma, NJ 08024
Time: 5:00PM-8:00PM
Gender: Boys and Girls
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. There will also be guest appearances from professional lacrosse players as well as cancer survivors who will share their stories with campers.
Campers will receive a HEADstrong Lax Tank and Laces. Campers will also have the chance to win amazing prizes.

1st Start and Black Bear Lacrosse combined camp, July 24-July 28, 9-noon, for boys and girls, at The Tennessee Avenue Soccer Complex in Ocean City, New Jersey. 1st Start Lacrosse camp is the ultimate experience for young children (boys and girls ages 3-7) to learn the game of lacrosse in a fun and positive environment. Black Bear Lacrosse camp is perfect for boys ages 8-14 who are looking for some fun and competitive practice. This camp is designed to introduce the game of lacrosse to beginning and intermediate level players, but also provides advanced training for experienced players. Black Bear campers will enjoy daily scrimmages, instructional sessions, contests, and daily personal interaction with the coaches. Players of all abilities and experience are welcome. Campers will be grouped according to age and ability. Black Bear teaches the fundamentals of lacrosse and develops the skills and understanding of the game needed to compete at the next level. The camps are run by top high school coaches in a fun filled, fast paced environment. For any questions on either camp please contact John Bodnar at or Jon Heisman at
To register for 1st Start Camp please click here!
To register for Black Bear Camp please click here!

Excel Boys’ Lacrosse Summer Camps with Camp Director and Episcopal Academy Head Coach Chris Bates. There are two weeklong day camp opportunities at The Episcopal Academy, for boys 3rd-8th grades, July 17-21, 9am-3pm. The focus of camp is skill and concept development in a fun, engaging environment which will allow each camper to have a challenging and unique lacrosse experience. Excel’s curriculum includes individual skills such as stickwork, dodging, shooting, and defensive play. Half field concepts (team O/D build-up and unevens), as well as full field play (clearing, riding) will take place in the afternoon session. Off the field, campers will be exposed to specialty sessions, such as: leadership, nutrition, body awareness/strength training, speed & agility and more. Campers will have daily access to The Episcopal Academy aquatic center to cool off during their lunch break!
To learn more about Excel Programs and to register for Boys’ Lacrosse Summer Camp, please click here: Any questions, feel free to email

Penn*Lax Summer Box Camp Series for boys in grades 3 to 8 on July 19-20 and 27-28 at Maple Zone Sports Institute in Garnet Valley. The staff includes 8 year NLL veteran Steven Holmes, 3x NLL All-Star Luke Wiles, Former Philadelphia Wing Defenseman Eric Hoffman, and NLL/MLL Star Kevin Crowley! Players will learn the box game in a fast-paced high repetition, competitive camp environment. All skills translate for outdoor success!

NetNation 2017 camps.
Philly Style Goalie & Shooter School: For boys and girls. July 23rd – 26th. All ages welcome. Overnight and Day camp at Bryn Athyn College in Bryn Athyn, PA. Girls’ director is former NCAA and current pro star Bridget Bianco (Moorestown).
Elite14 Goalie Academy: Fall 2017. Dates coming soon.
Brian Dougherty Winter Goalie School: Mainline Sports Center, Berwyn PA. 2018 dates coming soon.
You can register at

Bucks Select Summer Camp, July 24-26., at the Central Bucks South HS Stadium, 1100 Folly Rd., Warrington, PA 18976, from 6-8 p.m. each day. The Divisions are split up in 3rd to 6th grade and 7th to 8th grade and the camp will focus on goalie trainingm speed agility training, face-off training and box lacrosse training, transitioning concept to field play. The Bucks Select Summer Camp is geared towards players of all skills and combine rigorous lacrosse training from an experienced staff of college and high school coaches. The focus will be on teaching skills and concepts of live game situations in order to strengthen players’ confidence to make quality decisions on the field.
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Millon Lacrosse skills camp at Westtown School, for boys 9 to 17, July 24-27. Launched in 1994 Millon lacrosse has attracted over 26,000 athletes from across the United States and as far away as Australia, China, and England. Since its inception, Millon lacrosse has been built on instruction, development, and fun while featuring best in class facilities and consistently delivering unmatched coaching staffs. Millon lacrosse methodologies focus in a unique way on the key building block individual skills that you may not be exposed to by playing on local club teams and are required to compete at all levels of the sport. For more information or to register for any of our sessions, visit, or contact us at 516-747-7260.

Team 302 (DE) Boys’ Lacrosse Camps, North and South.
The camps will feature skill development, scrimmages, contests and prizes, fun games and activities and will be run by professional lacrosse players and world class coaches
Click here to register
Team 302 South Camp at the new DE Turf Sports Complex in Frederica
Address: 4000 Bay Road, Frederica, DE 19946
Grades: Rising 4th Grade to 8th Grade
Dates/times: July 25-27, 1-5 p.m.
For more info, questions please email

Bright Side Lacrosse Camp for boys and girls. Bright Side Lacrosse Camp is for Girls and Boys players age 5 – 14 who are interested in having fun on the lacrosse field! PIAA officials and seasoned coaches work to bring out the best in each player. Each player is encouraged to learn the ‘fun’damentals and gamemanship.
Dates: Monday to Friday July 31st – August 4
Time: Full Day: 9:15 AM – 3:00 PM Half Day: 9:15 AM – 12 Noon
Location: Dittmar Park 831 South Valley Forge Rd Devon Pa, 19333
Click here for more information and registration

The 1st Start/Shore Skills Lacrosse Camp, July 31-August 4 at Dealy Field in Sea Isle City, NJ.
Shore Skills Lacrosse was founded by educators looking to bring a different approach to the game of lacrosse down the beach. Shore skills, through our camps and clinics, offers boys and girls regardless of ability level, the opportunity to build confidence in the many areas that are associated with the great game of lacrosse. 1st Start Lacrosse is a program dedicated to younger boys and girls in the Philly area who are looking to start lacrosse and get comfortable with a stick in their hands! No equipment needed, just a lacrosse stick and tennis ball that will be provided every session. At 1st Start, you will learn the game from experienced teachers and coaches from the area who have all played the game at a high level.
Registration Information: Children ages 3-6 are recommended to register for the half day 1st Start Lacrosse Camp. Here they will learn the basics of the sport playing fun drills and games to get comfortable with a stick in their hands. Each day camp will run from 9-10:30 AM. The total cost for the 1st Start Lacrosse Camp is $130.
Children ages 7-12 are recommended to register for the full day Shore Skills Lacrosse camp. Through our unique, easy to learn curriculum and skill development series, children are encouraged to reach attainable goals while constantly feeling supported by coaches who care. Each child will walk away from their Shore Skills experience feeling excited about the sport of lacrosse, more confident in their individual abilities, and best of all, knowing that they had fun!
To register for camp please go to
For more information on either camp please e-mail Denis Noonan at or John Bodnar at

Fusion Lacrosse Camps: Cape Escape (DE). Overnight camp opportunities for boys graduating in the years 2021-2025 and girls 2020-2025. Players will learn from some of the best past and present professional lacrosse players and coaches including Steve Holmes and Kevin Crowley. Campers spend the night in Cape Henlopen State Park’s campground barracks (DE) in single beds; each barrack holding up to 15 players. Meals are provided 3 times daily in the air conditioned mess hall. From fishing off the pier, lawn games, beach sessions, basketball during free time, and bonfires at night, campers will have every opportunity to take advantage of all the park and this camp has to offer.
Dates: August 7-10
For more information contact

NXT Boys Hype Night Camp, The Proving Grounds, Conshohocken, August 7,8,9, 6:30 – 9:00 PM
Ages of campers: 12-15 YRS
How to register:
This summer camp is for elite players, grades 7 through 9, determined to compete with the best lacrosse players in the area for 3 consecutive nights in August. We expect to have the top 90 male and female lacrosse players in the Philadelphia Area (grad years 2021, 2022, 2023) to be in attendance. Boys and Girls HYPE NIGHT Camps are separate but will occur simultaneously. The staff is led by NXT Boys Lacrosse Director, Marty Kupprion and staffed by his team of NXT Coaches. The program is a highly organized, three-night elite training experience, which will challenge every player and set the stage for the fall season. The curriculum will focus on modern skill sets for advanced players, the coaching staff will be exceptional, and the environment will be HYPE.

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