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Updated listing of Philly girls’ events: Tryouts, camps, tournaments

Tuesday, 26th April 2011

Categories Camps, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Tournaments, Tryouts, Youth  

Club Tryouts

Lenape Premier will be holding tryouts for their club team for girls graduating in 2012 and 2013 on Saturday, April 9th from 4-6 pm at Garnet Valley High School. There is a $10 cash tryout fee. Girls must preregister on the website at

Under Armour Underclassmen Games Tryouts

June 15-16, 5-8 p.m., Radnor HS, Coach: Caitlin Barbakoff. Click here to register.


The Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament for girls will be held on June 4-5, 2011 at the GCVSA Line Road Field Complex. The Tournament will consist of nine divisions U9, U11, U13A&B, U15A&B, High School AA, High School A, and High School B. Each girls’ team is guaranteed four games over two days and teams playing for Summer Slam Titles will play additional games Sunday. Tournament registration as well as additional Summer Slam information can be found at

2011 IWLCA Champions Cup, June 10-12th, United Sports Training Center (Downingtown, PA)
Divisions: Champion Cup: 2012 Grads ONLY; Cost: $1600/team
How to register:
Contact: Rebecca Wells at or 610-466-7100 ext 126

2011 Nation’s Capitol Cup, June 17-19th, at Maryland SoccerPlex (Boyds, MD)
Divisions: Capitol: Graduation Years 2012 and 2013
Red: Graduation Years 2012, 2013, & 2014
White: Graduation Years 2014 & 2015
Blue: Graduation Years 2016, 2017, & 2018
Cost: Capitol/Red: $1600/team
White: $1400/team
Blue: $1300/team
How to register:
Contact: Rebecca Wells at or 610-466-7100 ext 126

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 on June 25, 2011 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.
Women’s Lacrosse: Team Fee — $700; 7 v 7 (All teams must have a goalie); Guaranteed FOUR 25 min games. Portion of proceeds will be donated to the Caroline Cranston Memorial/Scholarship Fund. You must be 18 or older to participate. Registration Deadline is June 8th. To register, contact Nicole Ferrari at

2011 Girls Upper Atlantic, July 8-10th, United Sports Training Center (Downingtown, PA)
Senior A: Graduation Years 2012 & 2013
Senior B: Graduation Years 2014 & 2015
Middle School: Graduation Years 2016, 2017, & 2018
Cost: Senior A/Senior B: $1400/team
MS: $1325/team
How to register
Contact: Rebecca Wells at or 610-466-7100 ext 126


Quaker City Summer Lacrosse Skills Camp, June 20-23, Girls in grades 3 through 9, at Harriton High, 9 a.m.-noon, with Harriton High School Girls Lacrosse Coaches George Dick and Laura King. This Instructional Clinic will stress the development of the basic fundamentals: cradling, catching/throwing, groundballs, dodging and shooting. Older players will focus on 1v1 Defense and Team Defense, Offensive Tactics/Playing under Pressure and Transition Offense and Defense. All will participate in Camp Games/Tournaments/Skills Contests. The fee is $160; Early Registration: Save $10 if you register by March 1; $130 if you are a current member of the 2015, 2016, 2017/8 QC Lacrosse Tournament Teams

La Salle High School Summer Lacrosse Camp: 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.

Germantown Friends Girls’ Lacrosse Camp, June 20-24, Grades 5-9, at GFS playing fields. The camp will be led by 8-year GFS Coach Katie Bergstrom, current NCAA lacrosse players and other GFS Lacrosse Coaches. Camp is open to girls of all skill levels; it’s intent is to teach all aspect of lacrosse and promote love and spirit of the game. To register, click here.

Navy girls’ camps, at the United States Naval Academy, in June and July. 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. The camps will be directed by Timchal and the Navy women’s lacrosse coaching staff. Timchal is the all-time wins leader in NCAA lacrosse history and has won eight national championships.

Navy Youth Day Camp

Session I: June 20-21, 2011
Session II: June 22-23, 2011
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
5 years to 12 years of age
One Session – $160
Both Sessions – $300
This camp 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.

Navy Elite Gold Camp
June 23-25, 2011
Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors
Cost: $525
This challenging camp is designed for the elite lacrosse player who aspires to play lacrosse in college. The sessions are intense, highly competitive, and emphasize high level techniques, skills and strategies. Evening sessions include full-field games. Goalie instruction will be offered. Camp also includes a College Recruiting Question and Answer session.

Navy Open Blue Camp

July 5-7, 2011
Rising seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders
Cost: $495
This 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.

Important Information:

Registration: Online registration and more information such as brochures are available at Payment by credit card is accepted ONLINE ONLY. Navy Lacrosse Camps allow the athlete to experience the university setting in beautiful Annapolis, MD. After we receive your registration information you will receive a confirmation packet with parking information.

Lodging: Overnight campers stay in the largest dormitory in the United States – Bancroft Hall – which is AIR CONDITIONED! Campers will eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in King Hall, which hosts all 4,400 Midshipmen at once.

Facilities: For the Open and Elite camp, we will be using our turf facility and grass fields located at Farragut Field off of Brownson Rd. on the Academy grounds. For Youth Day Camps, we will be using Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 511 Taylor Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401.

For more information or questions, please contact Navy Women’s Lacrosse at (410) 293-8797 (Phone), (410) 293-5526 (Fax), (Email)

United Sports Girls Summer Lacrosse Camp

Offering 3 weeks of Camp – June 27th – July 1st; July 11th – July 15th; July 25th – 29th
All camps are held at United Sports in Downingtown, PA
Open to Girls ages 7-14
Our camp is designed for beginner and intermediate players who want to polish their current skills as well as master some new ones. Campers will work on developing the stick skills necessary to improve their individual and team play.
Camp Details:
Full Day Camp 9am to 4pm – $260
Half Day Camp 9am to 12pm – $160
Register online at or contact Nicole Ferrari at

Pioneer Hotshots Camp, June 27-30, 9 a.m.-noon, for girls entering Grades 2-through-9, Wilson Farm Park (in Chesterbrook). Camp is directed by Amy Orcutt, Conestoga Head Coach, and former Conestoga coach Jen Cadden. Registration info- Jen Cadden 484,432,6220 or Cost is $190.00

Raider Lacrosse Camp (Field Players and Goalies) at Radnor High School from 9am-noon, July 11-15 and July 18-22 for girls going into grades 4 to 9. The cost is $125 per week. The camp will be a fun and easy way to improve your game by learning from some of Philly’s top lacrosse players. We will teach you the important skills needed to succeed at the next level. The staff includes Radnor graduates Kelyn Freedman (Georgetown), Courtney Campbell (Richmond) and Allie Martin (Penn) as well as graduating senior Goalie, Annie Woehling (Committed to Princeton). Email us at or with questions. Follow this link to get the camp brochure and learn how to sign up.

The Philly Showcase Camp,
overnight showcase and instructional camp, for girls in Classes 2013 and 2014, at Albright College in Reading, July 19-21.

Sponsored by Showcase Lacrosse, the Showcase Camp will be directed by Karin Brower Corbett, the women’s’ lacrosse coach at the nationally-ranked power University of Pennsylvania. On the field, the girls will be divided into rosters, with each roster overseen by a prominent college coach, and will play a series of games interspersed between detailed instructional sessions. Additionally, all games at the Showcase Camp will be professionally filmed, catalogued and indexed by Showcase video partner Krossover Intelligence.

Compliments of Krossover, every player will receive a free customized video index of all plays from Showcase Camp games in which she featured. With a few clicks this video clip index can be turned into a free highlight film and shared with college coaches.

The Philly Showcase Camp is intended for players with a serious interest in playing college lacrosse. Players interested in receiving an invitation to attend the camp should ask their high school or club coaches to submit a nomination form at

Black Bear summer girls’ lacrosse camps; Avalon week 1, July 5-8 Stone Harbor-July 25-29; Avalon week 2-Aug 8-12. Camps go from 5-8 p.m., ages 5-through-14. We are an instructional and developmental camp. Incentives for early sign ups. Go to to register.

Eastern Lacrosse Overnight and Commuter Camp
July 18th-21st at The Hill School in Pottstown, PA
Open to Girls in Grades 7-12
Eastern Lacrosse Overnight and Commuter Camp is designed for the Athlete who wants to work with All-American and World Class Stars who can take their game to the next level. Coaching Staff includes Gina Oliver, Lauren Gallagher-Wray, Courtney Tamasitis, Brienne Tierney, and many more!
Individual Fee:
Commuter – $250
Resident – $375
Team Fees also available!
Register online at or contact Nicole Ferrari at

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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