Boys Lacrosse Camp at NC State University

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC 27607


GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps offer players of all abilities and positions the opportunity to develop every aspect of their game while having fun building long lasting relationships with their fellow campers, teammates and coaches.

At our boy’s lacrosse camp at NC State University campers will have the opportunity to train at a top college campus with some of the best coaches in the game. Under the Coaches guidance, the 4-day camp will be focused on providing each player fundamental instruction, individualized stick work, positional play and situational game play while engaging in a multitude of fun contests, camp games and leadership activities. Come join us for an unforgettable week of lacrosse and fun!

About Our Coaches

Jacob Samuels

I grew up playing baseball and football and I didn’t start playing lacrosse until Sophmore year of high school. After playing lacrosse for the first time, I fell in love. Eventually I received a small scholarship to attend and play Reinhardt University in Waleska, Ga. To sum up my playing career, I ended up being 1x SELC champion, 4x AAC champion, 2x National All tournament team, 2x team captain, 3x National Champion, and First team All American in 2019.

After graduating I have worked with a couple very successful seasons with club teams in Metro Atlanta such as; Kings Elite and Thunder Lacrosse. As far as high school bal goes, I served four years as JV head coach at a very successful Lassiter high school program. Planning on being thw 2024 Defensive Coordinator for Reinhardt University while obtaining my MBA. I love the game and love the gift I was blessed with to spread knowledge with the next generations!

Camp Details

Check in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check in at 12pm on the first day of camp and Check out at 12pm on the last day. On the second and third day of camp the extended day campers will arrive at 8:45am and get picked up at 9:00pm.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to boys ages 8-16, all ability levels welcomed.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers will be provided with all meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Extended day campers will be provided with Lunch and Dinner

Camp Overview

Developmental Stick Work

Specialized stick routines involving box and targeted fundamental drills

Position Specific Training

Defense - including a rotation of midfielders

Footwork – pivot, recovery and angles
Stick work – clearing, carrying and stick protection
Field Awareness – slide, recovery and on ball play


Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from, X the ally and up top
Riding – drop back, pressure and 10-man rides


Situational Awareness – spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting– time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection
Dodging – from, X the ally and up top
Defensive Play – body positioning, field awareness and sliding


Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defensemen’s position and slides
Mechanics – placement in cage, off stick and stick side movement
Clearing – moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

Face Off Specialist

Mechanics – footwork and body positioning
Outlets – pushing the ball to wings, communicating how and where they should go
Draw – speed work, counter moves and development of additional moves

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to each type of situation

2v1 Fast play from the ally, X and Y
Cross field 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

Grouped Position Specific Training- Attack vs. Defense, Midfield vs. Midfield and LSM’s

1v1’s, 2v2’s 3v3’s, 4v4’s– from all positions on the field focusing in
on specific game philosophy’s, techniques and spatial awareness

Specialized Team Building and Leadership Events
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse and other leadership activities

Game Play - Clear ride scrimmage, full field scrimmages, camp championship tournament, 7 vs 7, box lacrosse tournament

Daily Award Ceremony

*Curriculum Varies Per Location and Director*

*For Sample Times of Daily Schedule, Visit Highlights Page*

Reviews (2)

reviews-10 Brian K.

This camp was the perfect balance between intense training and enjoyable activities. The coaching staff pushed us to our limits during drills and scrimmages, helping us refine our skills and improve our game.

reviews-10 Nolan H.

My son informed me that the coaching at this camp was the best coaching he has ever received. The coaches were particularly good at adapting the program to players of all skill levels. This year was only his second year playing lacrosse and GameBreaker did a wonderful job making him feel comfortable.

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