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Updated list of Philly girls’ lacrosse events: camps, clinics, tryouts, tournaments

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

Categories Camps, Clinics, Events, Girl's/Women's, High School, Tournaments, Training, Tryouts, Youth, Posted 6/22/16


STEPS Philly Elite Lacrosse tryouts for Summer teams (5th through 10th grade) for the 2017 season, Tuesday, July 19th at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy from 5-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 20th from 1-4 p.m. at Radnor High. Registration is now open. You can register by clicking on the following link: Players can attend both tryouts.
Day 1: Tuesday July 19th at SCH (Fields are located on the corner of Willow Grove Avenue and Cherokee Street)Girls-events1211-2-2
2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 Tryout: 5:00pm-6:30pm
2018, 2019 and 2020 Tryout: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Day 2: Wednesday July 20th at Radnor HS
2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 Tryout: 1:00pm-2:30pm
2018, 2019 and 2020 Tryout: 2:30pm-4pm
*Tryouts are for girls entering 5th through 10th grade (HS Graduation Years 2018-2024)
*The expectation for players in 7th through 10th grade is play summer and fall club lacrosse. Fall lacrosse is optional at the 5th and 6th grade levels.
*Non-refundable tryout fee is $50.
*Practices will take place both at SCH and Radnor HS.
If you would like more information on STEPS, please email Lisa Guyer at


Coach Duck Impact Clinics on Sunday nights (Haverford School gymnasium, 6-7 p.m.) and Wednesday nights, June 1, 15, 22 (The Agnes Irwin School Gymnasium 6:30-7:30 p.m.).
Field Players: Elevate your overall play with cutting edge pressure drills Improve your shooting techniques, ride, cutting and defensive play.
Coaches include Jennifer Duckenfield (Agnes Irwin coach, 2015 Coach of the Year), Joe Tornetta (Owen J. Roberts coach, Honorable Mention Coach of the Year, 2015), and guest collegiate former players and First Teamers Alex Duckenfield (Strath Haven, Vanderbilt), Maggie Forker (Episcopal Academy, Vanderbilt), John Geary (Merion Mercy coach) and former D-1 Yale coach Jordan Ellis.
Goalies: Improve your Save percentage improving your stance, clear, angles, Face Shots
Price: Each session is $50

STEPS Elite Philadelphia Summer Program for girls in Grades 3 and 4.
Location: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Dates: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 7/7, 7/10*, 7/14
Time: 5:00-6:30pm – *Scrimmage Date
-This clinic is for girls who are in grades 3-4 (rising 4th/5th in fall of 2016).
-This clinic will be an introduction to the STEPS Elite Philly program.
-Each week will focus on fundamental development, instruction, and organized game play.
-Each player must provide their own stick, mouth guard, and goggles.
Click Here is Register
If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Guyer at

Blue Ox Summer Training for High School and Middle School girls starting June 13 through August 3 at Main Line Sports Center. Summer Training will take your game to the next level, both physically and mentally. It will improve your skills, speed, agility, live play and mental strength performance specific to your game. Summer training is for incoming High School freshmen and above. They will be held Monday and Wednesday Nights, 6/13-8/3 (Off July 4th Week).
Two Sessions:
-MS Skills: 5:30-6:30
-HS Elite: 6:30-7:30
Location: Main Line Sports Center, 1340 Swedesford Road, Berwyn, PA 19312
Head instructor: Theresa Giunta, MS

Summer Individual Showcase

National Prospect Invite, by Legacy Global, July 19-20, for boys and girls in the classes of 2018 and 2019, at River City Sportsplex in Midlothian, VA. To be eligible to participate, high-achieving “uncommitted” high school lacrosse players (boys and girls) from the 2018 and 2019 graduating classes must be nominated via the National Prospect Invite website. Nominations are free of charge and are open to anyone, including parents, family, friends and the players themselves. Accompanying each nomination will be a coach referral attesting to that individual’s athletic acumen and personal character. An independent panel of coaches, school administrators and recruiting experts will evaluate all nominations received, and will select a diverse group of high school boys and girls that demonstrate exceptional lacrosse skills and sportsmanship on the field, achieve a certain academic standard, and display integrity and respect in the classroom and community. The inaugural event will highlight players selected from traditional lacrosse hotbed regions headed by high school coaches hand-picked for their knowledge, expertise and distinguished reputations. Regional representatives for boys and girls will include Sean Delaney (St. Joseph’s Prep), Brian Farrell (Boys Latin School), Eileen Ghent (Monmouth University), Bo Perriello (St. Anne’s-Belfield), Tom Rooney (Half Hollows Hills West High School), Chelsea Rosiek (St. Bonaventure University) and Andrew Whipple (Pittsford High School).
Nominations for the National Prospect Invite are being accepted. For more information, visit their website at

Summer Tournaments

Strong Island Summer Clash 2016, June 18-19, at the Mitchel Field Complex in Uniondale, N.Y. ALL TOWNS, SCHOOLS and CLUB TEAMS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!
WHEN: (YOUTH TEAMS) Saturday, June 18th (HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS) Sunday, June 19th
DIVISIONS: Girls Graduating in the Class of 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 & 2024
FEE: HS Teams $1350 and Youth Teams $1150
Register Here
Any questions please contact

The Long Island Lax Fest, by My Lacrosse Tournaments, for boys’ and girls’ teams at Farmingdale State College on June 18-19. The Long Island Lax Fest now in its eighth year has grown into one of the largest events in the country, hosting teams from every major region in the country. The two day event combines a fun festive atmosphere with great lacrosse action. With well over 300 teams expected across 25 brackets in 2016 there’s a spot for any team of any skill level. In addition to the fun, competitive nature of the LI Lax Fest has also has become one of the major recruiting events of the North East, with over 150 college coaches in attendance last year.
The Lax Fest features two days of games for boys (four games guaranteed plus playoffs) and one day (Saturday) for girls (four games guaranteed plus playoffs)
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: 2026 (2nd Grade); 2025/ 2024 (3rd/4th Grade); 2023/ 2022 (5th/6th Grade); 2021/ 2020 (7th/8th Grade)
Learn more and register at

Project 120, by Ultimate Events, at Lehigh University, June 24-26, “Project 120” is a team tournament (2017-2023) that will give back to a non-profit or cause every year. A DIRECT PERCENTAGE of your registration fee will go towards a “project” that is benefiting the community. You will NOT have to do any additional fundraising as part of your entrance into the tournament. Your support will directly offer a positive impact! The 2017s–2019s will play a Showcase Format; 4 Round Robin games of equal weighted competition; 2020s–2023s will play a Championship Format. Click here for registration and more info.

Girls Summer Slam Tournament, July 9-10, Seneca High School, Tabernacle, MJ, by Victory Events, 100+ teams – 60 coaches. 2017 A & B (Current Juniors/Rising Seniors); 2018 A & B (Current Sophomores/Rising Juniors); 2019 A & B (Current Freshman/Rising Sophomores)
2020 A & B (Current 8th Graders/Rising Freshman); YOUTH DIVISIONS – 2021 A & B (Current 7th Graders/Rising 8th); 2022 (Current 6th/Rising 7th); 2023/24 (Current 4/5th/Rising 5/6th)
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Laxpalooza Girls Summer Classic, July 9-10, at Bicentennial Park in Bethlehem, PA, 5320 Colony Dr., 18017. Come compete against Youth and High School Lacrosse teams from Eastern PA and the Mid-Atlantic Region. Laxpalooza is attracting over 120+ teams to the Lehigh Valley. Our main focus is to promote competitive lacrosse in a fun and memorable atmosphere while honoring the game and celebrating good sportsmanship.
Register your teams now for our fastest growing event!
Age Group / Graduation year US Lacrosse age rules apply
5/6 grade is 2022/2023 5/6 grade team during 2016 spring season.
7/8 grade is 2020/2021 7/8 grade team during 2016 spring season.
JV is 2018/2019 JV players during 2016 spring season.
V is 2016/2017 Varsity players during 2016 spring season.

Morey’s Piers Beach Lacrosse Tournament in Wildwood, NJ, for youth, high school and college teams on July 9-10 in the heart of the Wildwood beaches, N.J. This tournament gives lacrosse players of all ages a chance to enjoy the game in a new and exciting way. Teams from all over the East Coast and beyond compete on the beaches of Wildwood as well as enjoy the waterparks and beach during the day and the famous Wildwood boardwalk and amusements in the evening. The tournament offers participants and their families an exclusive discounted weekend package to Morey’s Piers Amusement Rides and Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis Waterparks and a delicious Saturday night picnic served at Rendezvous Beach Picnic Pavilion.Questions? Contact us: or 609-729-3700 extension 1195.
Click here to register and for more info.
Click Here for Official Rules
BEACH LACROSSE TOURNAMENT SUMMARY: Games are 5v5, 4 field players plus a goalie, with a maximum of 10 players per team. Each game will have two 18-minute halves with a 4-minute break. Each team will play a minimum of 3 games. Divisions will run from Boy’s & Girl’s U8 – U18, Men’s & Women’s Open. Beach Lacrosse is played with NO SHOES (except goalies).
WRISTBAND INFORMATION: Wristbands are valid for access to Raging Waters Waterpark and Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club, plus the amusement rides on all 3 Amusement Piers (daily wristband restrictions apply: go carts, SkyScraper, SkyCoaster, Climbing wall, Screamin’ Swing, High Flyer and Springshot are not included) all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday during operating hours. Check Morey’s Piers operating hours.
Questions? Contact us:

The 4th annual Hershey Lacrosse Shootout for boys’ and girls’ teams, July 16th & 17th at In the Net Sports Complex in Palmyra, PA. By My Lacrosse Tournaments. This tournament has become a fast favorite on our summer circuit of events. Teams from all over the northeast travel to participant in an action packed weekend. With over 65 teams expected to attend in 2016, this event provides high quality lacrosse and family fun just miles from Hersheypark, one of the top rated amusement parks in the country. All games in this 2-day championship tourney event will take place at In the Net Sports complex (798 Airport Rd. Palmyra, PA 17078). Each team has four games guaranteed and all teams qualify for the playoffs.
AGES FOR BOYS’ AND GIRLS’ TEAMS: 2026 (2nd Grade), 2025/ 2024 (3rd/4th Grade), 2023/ 2022 (5th/6th Grade), 2021/ 2020 (7th/8th Grade)
In the Net Sports features one indoor turf field, one out door turf field and six beautiful grass fields. Learn more at and click to register.

Rhode Island Lacrosse Classic boys’ and girls’ lacrosse tournaments in July of 2016 at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Girls – July 16-17, 2016
Games held in and around beautiful Newport, Rhode Island; 2 Certified Officials for all Games; Field Marshals on each field; Certified Trainers at each site; Good Food, Parking & Men & Women’s Facilities; conveniently Located; Video Services Available
Registration link:
Fees: $1,200
Tournament website link:
Divisions for girls teams will be by graduation year/rising grade. Please see website for details. More divisions will be added based on registration parameters for the ladies.

Summer Camps

The 7th annual Harriton/Quaker City Summer Camp, for girls entering grades 1 thru 9 during the 2016-2017 school year, at Harriton High School, June 27 TO July 1
▪9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
WHAT: Instructional Clinic where the emphasis is on maximizing the amount of touches each participant has with the ball. We will stress the development of the basic fundamentals: Cradling, Catching/throwing, Groundballs, Dodging, Shooting
Older Girls will also work on: Defensive Positioning, Offensive Tactics, Transition Offense and Defense
All will participate in Camp Games/Tournaments/Skills Contests
Additional Information about Quaker City Lacrosse and registration info is available at

BaggataGirls™ Summer Camp for girls entering Grades K-9 on June 27-30 at Wilson Park in Wayne. BaggataGirls™ teaches the skills of lacrosse using novel drills, concepts and language players can understand, relate to and retain – all in a high energy and supportive setting. Our agenda is to teach girls the FUNdamentals, but with a Flair.
• The camp will feature the full gamut of station work to teach all the skills.
• The girls will enjoy an emphasis on short-sided scrimmaging to help them learn to be complete lacrosse players, not just positional ones.
• We stress the traditional staples, but will also introduce certain groups to Canadian/Box lacrosse concepts.
BaggataGirls™ training transfers knowledge, maximizes touches and is designed to help players thrive in the style of play that has emerged in girls’ lacrosse. Our goal, in a condensed time frame, is to teach lacrosse literacy and the requisite skills to help the girls advance at an accelerated rate. Our hope is to instill or further develop confidence and a passion for the game.
We will group girls by age/ability, tailoring the program as appropriate to optimize the sessions. Girls looking for advanced training will be challenged. Girls in Grades K-2 (ages 5-8) will enjoy the KinderLax™ companion curriculum (KinderLax™ players do not need equipment; soft lacrosse sticks and spongy balls will be provided).
The camp is organized and led by Co-Directors Amy Orcutt, head coach at Conestoga High School (two-time undefeated Central League Champion and newly minted 2016 PIAA State Champion), and Scott Growney, former Mesa Fresh / PennStar coach / Philadelphia Wings member and co-founder of BaggataGirls™ Lacrosse. Conestoga All-Americans Liz Scott and Scottie Rose Growney will be among a young and fun group of camp counselors sharing their love and knowledge of the game with the girls.
The camp will run from 9am to 2pm (Grades K-2 will run from 9-11:30am). click here for Player Registration; click here to see the 2015 BaggataGirls Photo Gallery.

Be Your Best Lacrosse camps, for boys and girls in K through Grade 8 at two locations, at Wissahickon Middle School and in Boyertown. Be Your Best Lacrosse Camp’s number one goal is to make each camper a better lacrosse player while having fun learning the game.
Click here to register:
Be Your Best was Voted Best in Philadelphia Sports & Recreation of 2015. This camp will teach skills, techniques and strategies of lacrosse. It stresses the importance of good fundamentals, training and FUN!! The camp encourages all levels of players to learn, improve and enjoy! Camp Shirt/Pinnie & Daily prizes: “Camper of the day”, Hustle Bag, Awards Friday, Gatorade Awards Outstanding instruction – Fundamental drills with an emphasis on improving individual skills Radar Gun for “Fastest Shot” competition & Lacrosse Olympics & special guests.
Schedule: Be Your Best – EAST
Wissahickon Middle School, 521 Houston Rd, Ambler PA 19002
Session 1: June 27th – July 1st (Mon-Fri) 8:30 – 2:30
Session 2: July 18th – July 22nd (Mon-Fri) 8:30 – 2:30
Be Your Best – WEST (boys’ K – 8th only)
Boyertown Area, 2373 Hoffmansville Rd, Fredericks, PA 19435
Session 1: July 5th – July 8th (Tues-Fri)
Girls Directors: Jen Deitch (Hatboro-Horsham Coach), Kelly Kelly (Souderton Coach – Upper Dublin Alumni). We hold a 6:1 camper to counselor ratio.

Shipley School Girls Lacrosse Camp Sessions I and II and the Shipley School Girls Shooting/Goalie Clinic.
Dates: Session 1 – June 21 – June 24
Options: Half Day, $225.00 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ages 6 to 9; Day Camp, $355.00 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Ages 7 to 17
Shipley School Girls Lacrosse Camp Session II – June 27 – June 30
Options: Half Day $225.00 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ages 6 to 9
Day Camp $355.00 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Ages 7-17
GameBreaker returns to The Shipley School for its 12th annual summer lacrosse camp, for ages 7 to 17. We also offer a half-day camp from 9:00-12:00 for ages 6-9. Join us this summer for a great week of lacrosse fun and new friends!
Shipley School Girls Shooting/Goalie Clinic – July 1, 2016·Shooting Clinic · $95.00

HEADstrong instructional camps for boys and girls focusing on building skill development, leadership, character and confidence in athletes from the youth level up to high school. Proceeds from the clinic will allow the HEADstrong Foundation to strengthen their commitment to improving lives affected by cancer.
The Camps:
STOCKTON JUNE 27TH-30TH 9AM-1PM, Cost: $175 (Until May 27th) $185 Full Price, Time: 9:00am- 1:00pm (8:00am Registration), Location: Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway NJ 08085
SWEDESBORO JULY 12TH-14TH, Cost: $140 (Until June 12th) $150 Full Price, Time: 6:00pm- 9:00pm (5:00pm Registration), Location: Lock Ave Park, 58 Locke Ave, Swedesboro, NJ 08085
Cost: $140 (Until June 25th) $150 Full Price, Time: 9:00am- 1:00pm (8:00am Registration), Location: Freeman Douglass Jr. Memorial Park, (677 Route #9 Erma, New Jersey 08204)
The goal of the HEADstrong Lacrosse is to develop a complete student athlete who is competitive on the field and in the classroom. With a 10:1 athlete to counselor ratio we can ensure your child receives the attention they need. Players will learn the fundamentals of individual, group and team lacrosse skills in a positive atmosphere. Each day there will be guest’s appearances from professional lacrosse players, coaches and cancer survivors; who will share their stories of hope. Campers will also receive complimentary HEADstrong Lax Tank and Laces.

United Lacrosse Super Camps for girls. (all ages) in June and July at Manahassett Creek Park in Long Branch, N.J. Week 1 June 27-July 1 (M-F 9am-1pm); Week 2 July 25-July 29 (M-F 9am-1pm), for players of all levels, K-12.
Click here for more information and to register for the girls camps.
Rob Grella and Devan Crimi’s 2016 Summer Super Camps, by United Sports. PLAYERS FROM ALL TOWNS, SCHOOLS and CLUB PROGRAMS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.
As your spring season comes to an end, the summer is a great time to bring your game to new levels. Get ready to be taught by the premier lacrosse instruction organization in the state of New Jersey. If you have attended United Lacrosse camps and clinics in the past you know you can expect the very best lacrosse instruction and commitment from our coaches. If this is your first time participating in a United Lacrosse event we welcome you to “The U” and can’t wait to get you started!
WHERE: Manahassett Creek Park, 536 Long Branch Ave., Long Branch, NJ
Early Bird Registration: $25 off camp fee if you register and pay before May 1st. Family Discount: 2 or more family members receive $20 off per family member; Multiple Camps: $50 off total camp cost
Team United Player: CONTACT for Coupon Code!

Black Bear Lacrosse skills camps, Avalon for girls aged 4 to 14.
Register here
Avalon 1- July 4 – July 8 (also a boys’ camp)
Avalon 2 – Aug 8-12 (also a boys’ camp)

Navy Women’s Lacrosse Open Blue Camp.
July 5-7 — Open Blue Camp
NAVY OPEN BLUE CAMP: July 5-7, 2016; Rising sixth-, seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders; Cost: $560
This overnight 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
NAVY ELITE GOLD CLINIC; June 15-16; Rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors; Cost: $415
This is a high intensity, action packed two-day clinic for the Elite player who aspires to compete at the collegiate level. Sessions
will include drills with an emphasis on mastery of individual skills as well as creativity in stickwork and shooting. Players will focus
on perfecting offensive strategies and high pressure defensive schemes. The Navy Lacrosse Goalie School will be run by former US National Team Player, Meg Huether.

Katie Chrest Pro Lacrosse Camp, July 5-7 at The Agnes Irwin School, 275 S Ithan Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Hours: 8:00am-2:00pm
Ages/divisions of campers: Ages 7-18
Registration:, or cal 301-377-9750
Discount: $50 Discount! Use Promo Code “PROLAX50”. Expires May 31st!
Description of camp: The camp provides instruction exclusively from a Team USA player and college lacrosse players and coaches. This three day commuter camp is for girls aged 7-18 of all experience levels. All positions are welcome.
Camp staff:The following coaches are scheduled to coach at the Katie Chrest Pro Lacrosse Camp
Katie Chrest, National Team: Team USA (2003-2009); Xeni Barakos, Kim Campbell, Kate Higgins, Amalie Kreitman

Warriors Camp for Girls, Springton Lake Middle School, Media, Monday, July 18 – Friday, July 22, 9:00 AM – 12 noon, Girls Grades 1-5 & 6-8
Click here to register
The camp will feature lacrosse instruction for both beginner and experienced girls. Girls are generally divided between Elementary and Middle School (as of Fall 2016 school year).
Reversible pinnies are included with registration
Come out and enjoy some summer sun and get better at the fastest game on two feet! Campers will also enjoy games and prizes while being coached by a superior staff of championship lacrosse coaches & players
Camp staff: Penncrest Coach Robin Keevan, US Lacrosse All-American-Great Valley 3x A-10 Selection-Temple
The following equipment is required: stick, eye gear, mouthpiece, and cleats; Loaner equipment may be available upon request
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