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Updated listing of Philly boys’ events: Training, camps, tournaments, tryouts

Tuesday, 26th April 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, Camps, Clinics, Events, High School, Tournaments, Training, Youth  

Boys’ Events

Spring Tournament

Philly boys’ JV teams can register for the 2011 Mad Hatters Lacrosse Invitational, sponsored by the Hatboro Horsham Lacrosse Booster Club. Participation for the May 14 event at Dennis Landis Park in Horsham will be on a first come, first serve basis. The registration fee is $300.00 per team. The tournament is for Junior Varsity players with graduating years of 2012 and 2013. In order to maintain a competitive level of play, the tourney directors ask that teams follow this guideline. The tournament will consist of three games per teams with the top two teams advancing to the tournament championship. There will be 2 referees per game along with medical personnel on premise. To ensure participation in the tournament teams should return the Team Information Form. The fee includes 20 tee shirts per-team. Teams may purchase additional tee shirts at a cost of $10.00 per shirt with advance notice. For additional information or questions, you can contact tournament director Harold DeFazio at or by phone at 267-228-7453.


NETMINDERS Goalie School™, Private Instruction for Lacrosse Goalies Since 1979. Training in Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring, for boys in Grades 7 through 12, and college. Have Net, Will Travel. Visit our web site at: Contact Coach Joe Lore at

Club registration
Room is still available in Coach Finn’s Finest this summer. Former Philadelphia Wing and Team USA player Kevin “Coach Finn” Finneran’s U-13 travel team will play in 3 tournaments, conduct 14 practices and have top level coaching. The team is geared towards B level players who want to become B+. This is the only travel team for Coach Finn who will direct every practice in Devon. Thr roster of 20 players will be chosen on a first come basis. (No Tryouts) For more info call 215 292-4961 or e-mail


Under Armour Underclassmen Games Tryouts

June 13-14 (5pm-8pm); Radnor HS, Coach: Mike Friel. Click here to register for tryouts.


La Salle High School Summer Lacrosse Camps: Evening camp runs June 13 – 16, (Boys only ages 11-16) from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm & Day Camp (Boys ages 5-16 and Girls ages 5-13) runs June 20-24, 2011 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. For more information please visit or call Bill Leahy/Tony Resch at 215.402.4380.

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps, for boys ages 8-18.
Camp 1 – June 20-23, at The Shipley School, bryn Mawr
Camp 2 – July 11-14, at North Branch Park, Chalfont, PA,
Camps focus on stickwork, shooting, dodging, fast breaks, defense (team and individual), offense (team and individual), groundballs, clears and rides, face-off and wing
play, midfield transition, and goalie play. These camps were developed to provide young athletes with the opportunity to become better lacrosse players by learning from top coaches. Mark Duncan, Head Coach and AD at The Shipley School, is director. Camp Highlights: GameBreaker Reversible Jersey, GameBreaker Water Bottle and Lanyard, Personal Camper Evaluation, Games Daily, Camp Prizes- GameBreaker Gear, Camper Packet with drills, nutrition tips, etc.
Register online at here or call at 800-944-7112

Black Bear summer boys’ lacrosse camps; ages 5-through-14. We are an instructional and developmental camp. Incentives for early sign ups. Go to to register
Camps include:
Collegeville-June 20-24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m
Kennett-June 27-July 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m
Avalon week 1-July 5-8, 9-noon
West Chester-July 11-15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Stone Harbor-July 25-29, 9-noon
North Wildwood-Aug 8-12, 9-noon
Avalon week 2-Aug 8-12, 9-noon

John Nostrant Summer Lacrosse Camps. For boys in grades K through 8th grade All camps run from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Camp #1 – June 20-23, 2011 @ Eastern University; Camp #2 – June 27-30, 2011 @ The Haverford School; Camp #3 – July 11-14, 2011 @ The Haverford School. All info on

The Jr. Mountain Hawk Evening Camp – Grades K-6, Monday June 20th – Thursday June 23rd, 2011 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This camp was developed to help beginner and intermediate players improve their skill set with exceptional instruction in the fundamental aspects of the game. For more information, click here. To register, Click Here.

The Lehigh Lacrosse Experience Overnight Camp – Grades 5-10 , Tuesday June 28th – Friday July 1. This camp is designed for upper grade school, middle school and high school players of all skill levels who want to enjoy the combination of exceptional lacrosse instruction and a fun-filled residential experience. Each camper will receive a first-hand look at what it is like to be a Lehigh Lacrosse Player, while enjoying four days of instruction, three nights’ accommodation, and meals in our deluxe on-campus dining center. Each full day will include three independent on-field sessions (morning, afternoon, evening) that will focus on teaching fundamental skills and concepts, practicing half-field and full-field live game situations, and applying the skills and concepts from those game situations to the scrimmages and games. Lehigh will be offering advance instruction within its High School Division specifically designed for the high school player. The program is catered towards players seeking a better understanding of the recruiting process and how to best prepare themselves for to be successful at the collegiate level. The College Prep Division will include seminars on lacrosse specific speed and strength training, the recruiting process (what to expect and how to be prepared), academics and their impact on success, and a special seminar on leadership and character building. TEAM Discount: (8 or more players), at a discounted cost. For more information, Click here. To Register Click Here

Villanova Boys’ Lacrosse Camps, Overnight/Commuter Camp, July 5-July 8, Age Divisions 10-13, 14-17. The camp is an instructional camp that concentrates on individual skill development for players of all skill levels as well as the teaching of team concepts. Skills are put to the test in scrimmages each evening. The camp is staffed by the Villanova coaching staff, Villanova and local college players, as well as local HS coaches. For more information and registration, click here.

The Lehigh Valley Showcase , July 26-28, 2011 at Lehigh’s Bethlehem campus, will feature three days of advanced training, games, instructional combine and seminars, culminated by the all-star showcase on the final day. The camp will be run by Lehigh coaches and players with assistance from college coaches. Camp will feature no more than 200 participants. Campers will stay at the Lehigh dorms. All sessions of the Showcase will be filmed and made available to participants for personal use following the event. Campers also will receive printouts on strength and speed training combine activities such as the 40-yard dash, bench press and the vertical leap.
Each camper will play in at least six games during the camp. Seminars will be held for recruiting/academics, and leadership/character building. Many college coaches at the Division I, II and III level attend the All-Star Showcase and also serve as instructors. The All-Star Showcase will be held July 28th at 4:30 p.m. The camp will be co-directed by Lehigh coach Kevin Cassese (captain of World champion US National team and formerly of Philadelphia Barrage) and assistants Brendan Callahan and Taylor Wray (Philadelphia Wings defenseman/captain and assistant coach for Canadian National team). For more information, click here. To register Click Here


Irish Skirmish Youth Lacrosse Tournament, April 30-May 1 at the Herbst Complex in Pipersville, Bucks County. The age groups are: Boys, Grades 3&4, 5&6, 7&8; and Girls, Grades 5&6, 7&8. One hundred percent of the net proceeds go to charitable causes in the local and regional community. Teams can register at For more information, contact: Kevin Milici – Director at or 267.808.6645.

Boys Upper Atlantic Tournament, June 18-19, 2011, at United Sports, Downingtown PA and surrounding fields; for U9-High School. This is the 11th Annual Upper Atlantic. Excellent competition from up and down the east coast. NEW FOR 2011 – Recreation Divisions have been added for the recreational town teams. Contact Keith Jacoby,, 610-466-7100 ext 102. Tournament Webpage:

United Sports-a-Palooza, June 25 . United Sports is launching its First annual United Sports-a-Palooza, an Adult Multi-Sports festival featuring Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse. The tournament will be held at United Sports in Downingtown, PA. After games on Saturday, teams will join together for a BBQ Festival. This celebration will include live music, food and beverage, tailgating games, indoor activities for kids, non-profit organizations, and beer/wine garden. A portion of the proceeds will go towards various local charities.
Men’s Lacrosse: Team Fee — $700; Full Field – Guaranteed 3 games (2 25 min halves). Portion of proceeds will be donated to the Headstrong Foundation. You must be 18 or older to participate. Registration Deadline is June 8th. To register, contact Keith Jacoby at

2nd annual Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament, June 25-26, Episcopal Academy & Westtown School, run by Pattison Sports Group and NXTsports. Please contact: Scott Ely, 484.356.1024 or

HERO Lacrosse Tournament, July 2, 2011 @ The Haverford School, U 15, High School JV, High School Varsity teams, Info on
All-Met Challenge – July 9-10 @ Georgetown Prep, Bethesda, MD, Six Divisions: U 11A, U 11AA, U 13A, U13AA, U 15A, U 15AA, One turf, 3 grass fields
Registration and details attached; Questions and info contact Kevin Giblin –

The Evolution Games High School and All Star recruiting tournament, as well as the National All Star Lacrosse Championships (NALC) youth tournament, July 16-17, United Sports, Downingtown.

Format for submitting events on


Name of clinic; Date, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered at clinic and instructor(s) if relevant; how to register (with link, e-mail, number, listing price is optional).
(also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of league; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of league; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of camp; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of what’s being offered with instructors if you wish; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).


Name of tourney; Dates running, time, location, target age; One sentence description of format; how to register (with link, e-mail, number; listing price is optional). (also, if deadline for registration, other critical info).

As of Jan. 1, 2011, camp listings cost $50; clinics, trainings, leagues cost $20. (the cost is free to advertisers.)

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