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Updated listing of Philly girls’ lacrosse events: Camps, clinics, tournaments, tryouts

Monday, 20th February 2012

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

Philly girls’ event


Philly Girls’ Under Armour Underclassmen Games tryouts, 5-to-8 June 8 at Harriton High. Mount St. Joseph’s Duckenfield will be the Philly girls’ team coach. She will be assisted by George Dick (Harriton) and Caitlin Barbakoff (former head coach at Downingtown East and former UA head coach).

Philly players can come from Pennsylvania or Delaware. Click here to register for the tryouts.


Germantown Friends School Girls Lacrosse Clinic: Girls in Grades 6,7,8. Mondays 6:15-7:45 p.m., February 20 & 27, March 5, 12 and 19 (5 sessions). Germantown Friends School, Scattergood Gym. Each night we will work on stick work, attacking and defensive concepts, and play live lax.

Bring: mouth guards, water bottle, stick and goggles (provided if necessary). Cost: $35 (bring a check to the first session). Make checks payable to Germantown Friends School. Contact: Call 215-951-2331 or e-mail if you have questions.

Register On-Line at then click on “Winter Clinics.

Coach Duck’s High Level Lacrosse Clinics, featuring three highly successful Philly coaches Phyllis Kilgour, Kim Jackson and Jenny Duckenfield. TRAINING DATES (6:30pm-8pm) Feb 27th ($65/ session) To register, contact Coach Duck at 484-571-1112 or E-Mail:

Coach Duck’s Middle School Girls Afternoon Lacrosse Clinics, Wednesday Afternoon 4:45pm-6:00pm, February 22nd, at AMPRO FIELDHOUSE, 30 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights Pa, High level Lacrosse Training, Space is Limited so Register Early; High Pressure Individual Attacking and Defensive Training, Into drills designed to develop both attack and defensive game skills. Using 2v1, 2v2, 3v2, 3v3, 4v4 and 5v5 drills. Call Coach Jen Duckenfield at 484-571-1112. E-Mail:

Coach Duck’s High school High School Girls Afternoon Lacrosse Training, High level Lacrosse Training

High Pressure Individual Attacking and Defensive Training. Into drills designed to develop both attack and defensive game skills. Using 2v1, 2v2, 3v2, 3v3, 4v4 and 5v5 drills. Mondays 4PM-5:30PM February 13th-20th-27th. AMPRO FIELDHOUSE, 30 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights Pa 19018; Cost: $200. 4 /sessions- $100 2 /Sessions. Call Coach Jen Duckenfield at 484-571-1112. E-Mail:

Suburban Lacrosse spring clinics, at Lansdale Catholic High School, for girls in Grades 4-through-9. The clinic will focus on proper techniques for shooting, passing, catching and cradling. It will also include instruction in one on one shooting, agility training, cutting, defensive footwork and positioning, 8-meter shots, and drills to work on alone. Also included will be specialized goalie sessions, advanced and basic stick skills and small sided games. The clinic will teach fundamentals and develop new techniques to enhance the skills necessary for success in lacrosse. Participation is open to all skill levels and players. The clinic will be directed and coached by Jami Wilus Behm, former US Lacrosse Team Member, La Salle University and North Penn Hall of Fame athlete and Mike Wilus, 4 year letter winner at the University of Massachusetts and 2011 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Senior Scholar Athlete as well as current and former Division I players.

Cost: Package Deal: 3 two hour clinics =$135.00 for all 3 or $50.00 dollars for each individual clinic

Package (Spring) 4th-9th grade – Sunday April 15th 9am-11am, Sunday April 22nd 9am-11am, Sunday April 29th 9am-11am

For further information contact: Jami Wilus-Director; Mike Wilus-Director. E-Mail: Click here for website.

Aftershock Grades 5/6 AND 7/8 Futures Teams

8 Weeks of Training and two July Tournaments. There are no tryouts and no cuts for these teams. Spots will fill up fast, register online.

$350 Girls entering the 7/8 grade in Fall 2012. $250 Girls entering the 5/6 grade in Fall 2012. Team fee includes uniform, sweats, tournament entry fees and coaches stipend.

REGISTER NOW FOR K-4 Clinics, 6 Weeks on Monday Nights, Register Online

$75 Girls entering K-4 grade in Fall 2012, Each player will receive a team pinnie. All Aftershock practices and clinics are held at Black Rock Park behind the Upper Providence Police Station, 1286 Black Rock Rd. Collegeville, PA

Suburban Lacrosse LLC Clinic and Play™ option for girls in grades 4th – 6th, at Lansdale Catholic. Our Clinic and Play™ set up allows for both instruction and competitive play opportunities. The small groups allow time for individual instruction from our top level coaches.

Dates: Thursday June 14th 5:00-7:00pm; Thursday June 21st 5:00-7:00pm; Thursday June 28th 5:00-7:00pm; Thursday July 5th 5:00-7:00pm; Thursday July 12th 5:00-7:00pm. Click here to register.


Quaker City Summer Camp, June 18 thru 22, Girls entering Grades 3 thru 9, 9 AM-12 PM, Harriton HS. Instructional Clinic where the emphasis is on maximizing the amount of touches each participant has with the ball.

Registration:; More info:

La Salle Summer camps, Day Camp, June 18-22, 2012, Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Boys 7-16 & Girls 5-13, Fee: $260. Click here to register. One-on-one training, challenging competitions, informative lectures, creative drills, high fidelity video sessions, and first-rate facilities all add up to a great lacrosse experience. Each instructional period is tailored with one goal in mind – to make you a better lacrosse player.

Navy Youth Day Camp, Annapolis Md., ages 5 to 12, two sessions. The first session is June 18-19 and the second is June 20-21. 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. Click here for brochure. For more information or for questions, please contact the Navy women’s lacrosse program at 410-293-8797 or e-mail

Navy Elite Gold Camp, Annapolis, Md., for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, will be held June 21-23. 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. Click here for brochure. For more information or for questions, please contact the Navy women’s lacrosse program at 410-293-8797 or e-mail

Black Bear summer lacrosse camps for girls and boys aged 4 to 15. Campers should sign up quickly as slots fill up fast.

Click here to register.
The camps will be held on these dates:
Avalon, NJ Week 1-July 2-6 Boys and Girls
Stone Harbor, NJ -July 23-27 Boys and Girls
Avalon, NJ Week 2-Aug. 13-17 Boys and Girls
In addition to the fundamentals program, which is designed to introduce the game of lacrosse to beginning and intermediate level players, Black Bear camps provide advanced technique and 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.

Navy Open Blue Camp, Annapolis, Md., July 5-7, for rising seventh, eighth and ninth-graders. 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. Click here for brochure. For more information or for questions, please contact the Navy women’s lacrosse program at 410-293-8797 or e-mail

Eastern Lacrosse Overnight & Commuter Camps, July 16-19, 2012, All Day. Age: Middle School, JV, and Varsity

Location: Alvernia University-Reading, PA. Cost: Individual Overnight Tuition: $395/player; Team Overnight Tuition: $375/player, Individual Commuter Tuition: $250/player; Team Commuter Tuition: $230/player. Registration Deadline: June 15, 2012

-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. These expert coaches will be working hands on with campers. This is a great opportunity to get up front and close to many of the Nation’s Top College Coaches.

The IMG Lacrosse Academy (5500 34th Street, West Bradenton, Fla., 34210) is offering many lacrosse camps for boys and girls this summer.

– Girls weekly camps are offered in July — July 10-16, July 17-23, July 24-30
– 2 week youth camps are offered from May to August — May 27-June 9, June 10-June 23, June 24-July 7, July 8-July 21, July 22-Aug. 4, Aug. 5-Aug. 18
– 3 week camps are offered from June to August — June 17-July 7, July 8-July 28, July 29-Aug. 18
– 5 week camps are offered from June to August — June 10-July 14, July 15-Aug. 18

The IMG Lacrosse Academy, part of IMG Academies, provides youth and high school players all the necessary skills to step your game up to the next level through a philosophy that revolves around guaranteeing players both individual and group instruction from some of the best coaches in the country.

For more information, or to register, visit:
E-mail: or call 800-872-6425; Price is $1000-$2000 per week

Showcase Camps

Philly Girls Showcase Camp, July 17-19, at Haverford College, open to players in the graduating classes of 2013, 2014, and 2015. The Camp will be directed by Karin Brower Corbett, Head Coach at Pennsylvania, and co-directed and hosted by Lauren Wray, Head Coach at Haverford College. The Camp will also feature educational seminars off the field on topics including the college recruitment process, NCAA rules, strength training, and nutrition.

Confirmed lead instructors at the Philly Girls Showcase Camp include:

• Ginger Miles, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, University of California-Berkeley
• Adam Norton, Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Jacksonville University
• Melissa Lehman, Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Univ. of Pennsylvania
• Jackie Neary, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Cabrini University
• Caitlin Powderly, Assistant Coach/Goalie Specialist, Franklin & Marshall
• Juliana Jeffers, Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach, Temple University
Registration for the Philly Girls Showcase Camp is open and space is severely limited. For registration, schedule, faculty profiles and faculty commitment updates, and all other information about the Camp, go to


Girls Lacrosse Indoor Winter Festival Tournament, Monday, February 20, 2012, Time: 8am-5pm

Divisions: Senior A (Varsity), Senior B (JV) Middle School (7th and 8th Grade), Youth (5th and 6th Grade)
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: $375/team; Registration Deadline: January 27, 2012
-Each team is guaranteed a minimum of 3/ 20-minute games-7 v 7 championship format (6 field players + 1 goalie)-Great competition and an excellent way to prepare for the upcoming Spring season! College Coaches are invited to attend!
**Tournament SOLD OUT in 2010 and 2011!!!

The Cardinal Invitational St. Patrick’s Day Classic , March 17, girls’ high school and youth 7th/8th grade and 5th/6th grade lacrosse teams from the tri-state area. Each team is guaranteed a Minimum 2-game, 25-minute running halves. Play Day registration is now closed for high school teams, however space is still available for 7th/8th grade and 5th/6th grade youth teams. This preseason event will take place on two all weather turf fields. This play day is geared toward Township recreation level teams looking to get a start on their season. The event will serve as a great opportunity for girls to play equally matched teams in the Tri-State area. For additional information on the Cardinal Invitational St. Patrick’s Day Classic, please contact Kevin Callahan at 215.768.4135, or visit us on Facebook.

Mad Hatters Lax Invitational, boys’ and girls’ tourneys that feature only JV high school teams. The tournaments will be hosted at Dennis Landis Memorial Park on Lower State Road in North Wales. (Horsham Hawks Football Complex). The boys’ tourney will be held on Saturday, May 12 and the girls’ tourney will be on Sunday, May 13. Click here for coverage of last year’s inaugural boys’ tourney.

These tournaments are open to any HS JV Teams for the 2011 season. Players must be in grades 9-to-11 and be listed on the HS Junior Varsity Roster. Cost is $400.00 per team. The tournaments will be round-robin with a championship game at the end and trophies awarded. For more information or registration, contact Harold DeFazio at 267-228-7453 or e-mail him at

Inaugural Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament for girls Saturday June 30, Sunday July 1, 2012 at The Westtown School in West Chester, PA. Run by the Pattison Sports Group and NXTsports, the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament will host high school and girls’ youth lacrosse teams from across the country. The tournament will consist of six girls’ divisions, three high school divisions and three youth divisions. Each team is guaranteed five games throughout the weekend and teams playing for divisional Summer Slam titles will play to a Championship.

Girls’ Youth Divisions will start Saturday morning with the High School Showcase beginning Saturday afternoon. Both divisions will conclude with championship play on Sunday.

Tournament registration as well as additional Summer Slam information can be found at For additional information on the Summer Slam Lacrosse Tournament, please call Scott Ely of the Pattison Sports Group at 484-356-1024 or visit

2012 All American Showcase Summer Tournament, June 16-17, Sat.& Sun., Divisions: Senior A, Senior B, Middle School
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: Senior A: $1550/team; Senior B: $1450/team; Middle School: $1350/team
Application and Deposit deadline: January 31, 2012
**Tournament may sell out prior to this date**
-All American Showcase is for open teams, sophomores, freshman, and middle school teams-Championship format-4 full games with 2 x 25 minutes halves-Top competition from across the country and Canada! DI, II, III & WDIA College Coaches are invited to attend!

2012 Nation’s Capitol Cup Summer Tournament, June 22-24, Friday Night/ All Day Sat.&Sun

Divisions: Capitol Division (2013 and 2014 graduates); Red Division (2013, 2014, 2015); White Division (2015 and 2016); Blue Division (2017, 2018, and 2019)
Location: Maryland SoccerPlex-Boyds, MD
Cost: Capitol Division-$1600/team; Red Division-$1600/team; White Division-$1450/team; Blue Division-$1350/team
Application and Deposit deadline: January 31, 201; **Tournament may sell out prior to this date**

-Round Robin Format-Teams will receive 4 Full Length games (two 25 min halves – 5 min. half time) on FULL regulation fields- Games played at a world class facility on 24 pristine playing fields- Each bracket is weighted for strong, competitive games- Complex is close to the Baltimore and Capital Beltways for easy access- All of the NCAA Institutions invited to attend!!

Beat The Heat Lacrosse Tournament Saturday June 30, 2012
Divisions by grad years: 2012/2013, 2014, 2015, 2016/2017 and 2018/2019
Location: Berks County, PA Youth Recreational Fields 1098 CountyWelfare Road Leesport, PA
BEAT THE HEAT when you are not playing and escape to Body Zone, just a short drive from the fields. Enjoy full access to Body Zone’s award-winning fitness and aquatics center, playing fields, ice rink and basketball court.
COST: $700 per team prior to April 1, 2012. $750 per team later. $250 non refundable deposit due by April 1, 2012
Balance due by June 1, 2012. Multi-team discount available – $100 off any additional team
FORMAT: Four-game guarantee per team, Two 20-minute halves,Playoff format
CONTACT: Xeni Barakos, Tournament Director 610-376-2100 x 229

2012 Girls Upper Atlantic Summer Lacrosse Tournament, July 6-8

Divisions: Senior A (Graduation Yrs 2013, 2014); Senior B (Graduation Yrs 2015, 2016); Middle School (Graduation Yrs 2017, 2018, 2019)
Location: United Sports-Downingtown, PA
Cost: Senior A & B Division: $1450/team; Middle School Division: $1350/team
Application and Deposit Due: March 20, 2012

-Championship format and awards will be given to all Champions and Finalists in ALL divisions-Over 125 teams participated in 2011-4 full length games-In 2011, NCAA DI, II, and III college coaches were in attendance-One of the Nation’s longest standing lacrosse tournaments-celebrating 12 years!!!!



AfterShock training sessions, beginning in January, offering private and small group training in its indoor facility, 123 Main St. Phoenixville

Private 1 on 1 or Small Groups of 3-5 Training Sessions will be available
Goalie, Offense, Defense, Speed and Agility
Private 1 on 1, $40 per hour,
Groups of 3-5, $25 per hour
To set up your sessions please contact Jenn Medaglia directly at 610-564-5996,

Goalie training by Stephanie Ellis for all levels and ages. Ellis was an All-American at Radnor High School and a Regional All-American at Penn State. Each GK will have: an individual evaluation, personalized coaching plan to improve, agility and speed work plans specific for goalies, emphasis on mental toughness. For info, contact 610.316.4798 or Email:


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