GameBreaker Boys Lacrosse Camp at Western Connecticut State University

Western Connecticut State University

Danbury, CT


Overview

GameBreaker Boys Lacrosse camp returns to Western Connecticut State University which offers both turf and grass fields and lacrosse campers will stay in the campus dorms and eat meals in the dining hall. Join us for a great week of lacrosse training and new friends!


About Our Coaches

Ryan Cavanagh

Ryan Cavanagh has been named Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at Western Connecticut State University. Cavanagh comes to Western after four successful seasons as Head Coach at SUNY Plattsburgh in upstate New York.  Through four seasons at the helm, the Cardinals went 51-23 including a program-best 14-4 record in 2013 and back-to-back 13-6 campaigns in 2014 and 2015.

Cavanagh began his collegiate coaching career in 2011 at Plattsburgh State. In his four seasons at the helm, the Cardinals never failed to appear in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Tournament and advanced to the SUNYAC Tournament Finals in each of the last three seasons.  The Cardinals went and impressive 21-5 mark at home and Cavanagh left the upstate institution with the most career wins and the highest winning percentage (.689) of any Plattsburgh State lacrosse coach.

During his tenure the Cardinals continued to rise among the Division III ranks, culminating with Plattsburgh State's first appearance in the USILA Top 20 Coaches Poll in March 2013. The Cardinals were ranked for eight straight weeks and listed as high as 16th in the weekly poll during the 2013 season.

Prior to his appointment as Head Coach, Cavanagh spent three seasons as the Cardinals' top assistant after serving as a student assistant coach during the 2008 season.

Cavanagh played for the Cardinals from 2005-07 after his collegiate career began at Nassau Community College. He earned All-SUNYAC Honorable Mention honors as a senior and still holds Plattsburgh State records with a .630 single-season face-off winning percentage and a .581 career face-off efficiency. Cavanagh was named the team's Most Improved Player in his junior year and the team's Most Valuable Player following his senior ca


Camp Details

Check in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check in between 12:45-1:15pm on the first day and Check out at 12pm on the last day.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 8-17 of all ability levels.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; Extended Day Campers- Lunch and Dinner

Evening Activities: After dinner, campers will be grouped up in teams and scrimmage against one another.

Extended Day Camper Schedule:

1st Day
12:00pm - Registration
1:00pm-2:00pm Orientation
2:00pm-4:30pm - Afternoon Lacrosse Session
4:30pm-5:00pm - Free Time
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm - Night Lacrosse Session/Pick up

2nd and 3rd Days
8:45am - Drop Off at Fields
9:00am-11:30am - Morning Lacrosse Session
11:30am-12:30pm - Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm - Free Time
1:30pm-4:00pm - Afternoon Lacrosse Session
4:00pm-5:00pm - Free Time
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm - Night Lacrosse Session/Pick up

4th Day
8:45am - Drop Off
9:00am - 11:30am - Morning Lacrosse Session
12:00pm - Closing Ceremonies
12:15pm-1:15pm - Check Out


Reviews (10)

reviews-10 Peter J. - Parent

We really appreciated the personal evaluation and action plan that was sent home the last day of camp and the level of individual attention given in such a large camp. Great product!

reviews-10 Paul H. - Parent

This was a great experience for our son and his friends. They couldn\'t stop talking about how much fun they had. They are already planning a visit next summer. Thanks GameBreaker!!

reviews-10 Jason E. - Camper

This camp was the best!! I had a lot of fun playing lacrosse and hanging out with my friends. Staying in the dorms was cool too.

reviews-10 William R. – Camper

Coach Jason was a great teacher. He helped me prepare me for fall tryouts. I took what I learned at camp and made sure the coaches saw noticed my improvements and they selected me for the A Team this year.

reviews-10 David S. – Parent

When I picked my son up from camp on the last day he had nothing but good things to say. He loved the coaching staff and learned a whole lot. We cannot wait to send him back to camp next summer.

reviews-10 Peter M. – Camper

I enjoyed everything at camp. One of the best parts was being away from home and spending time in the college dorms. I learned a lot about lacrosse on and off the field and what it means to be a great teammate.

reviews-10 Matthew F. – Parent

I absolutely loved the turnout at camp this summer. My son was in a group of about 20 kids in his peer group and there was a great deal of competition. He was challenged all week and it made a huge difference in his attitude towards wanting to get better.

reviews-10 Randy J. – Coach

My son attended this camp and I showed up to campus to watch practice a few days. I was extremely impressed with the drills the coaches were running and how involved they were getting throughout the day.

reviews-10 Vinny M. – Camper

The coaches at camp were very helpful and provided constructive insight into how I could improve areas of my game. It was great to know what little tweaks I can make to be a better player.

reviews-10 Krystal M. – Parent

My son could not stop telling me how much fun he was having while at camp. One of the nights they had a pizza and movie night which was a great way to break up the week and incorporate a fun bonding experience.

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