Avon Old Farms Girls Lacrosse Camp

Avon Old Farms School

Avon, CT


Overview

GameBreaker returns to Avon Old Farms, Connecticut for this girls summer lacrosse camp. Avon boasts tremendous facilities including great dorm living, an all-you-can-eat dining hall and several fields (both grass and turf). Lacrosse campers will work on their individual stick skills and positional training, learn team concepts and scrimmage daily. Overnight and extended day camper options are offered at this CT lax camp. Join us this summer for a great week of lacrosse and new friends!


About Our Coaches

Katie Keogh

Coach Keogh is the Head Girls Lacrosse Coach at The Hopkins and is a member of the Western New England Prep School Womens Lacrosse Association (WNEPSWLA). The Hopkins Varsity team competes against some of the top boarding school programs in western New England as well members of the Fairchester League.

Head Coach Katie Keogh has been with Hopkins since 2019. She played for Green Mountain College, and then went on to coach there. Prior to joining Hopkins. Keogh coached both girls lacrosse and girls soccer at various public and private schools across Ct. Most recently being the Head Coach of 5 years at Cheshire Academy Girls Lacrosse Team. Several of her former athletes have gone on to play soccer and lacrosse at Division I, II, and III schools. She has also coached for Nor'Ester Premier Lacrosse Club, and recently became the Girls Director for the CT 203 Club. She has been selected to evaluate and coach for the US Lacrosse Regional teams and the CT Super Juniors teams.


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 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

Camper Schedule: 

1st Day
12:00pm – Registration and Check in
1:00pm-2:00pm - Orientation
2:00pm-4:30pm - Afternoon Lacrosse Session
4:30pm-5:00pm - Team Building Activities
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm – Evening Lacrosse Session / Extended Day Pick up

10:00 – Lights Out

2nd and 3rd Days

7:45am-8:30am – Breakfast (Overnight Campers Only)
8:45am - Extended Day Drop Off
9:00am-11:30am - Morning Lacrosse Session
11:30am-12:30pm - Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm - Group Activities and Games
1:30pm-4:00pm - Afternoon Lacrosse Session
4:00pm-5:00pm – Leadership Driven Group Activities
5:00pm-5:45pm - Dinner
6:00pm-9:00pm - Evening Lacrosse Session / Extended Day Pick up

10:00 – Lights Out

4th Day

7:45am-8:30am – Breakfast (Overnight Campers Only)
8:45am – Extended Day Drop Off
9:00am - 11:30am - Morning Lacrosse Session
12:00pm - Closing Award Ceremonies
12:15pm-1:15pm - Check Out

 

Morning Training Session 1

Fundamental Stick Work Specialized stick routines 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 – recovery and on ball play

 

Attack 

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
Clearing and Riding

 

Midfield

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 and field awareness

 

Goalie

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
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

 

Draw 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

 

Afternoon Training Session

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

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

 

Afternoon Training Session 2

Game Play - Clear ride scrimmage, full field scrimmages, camp championship tournament, 7 vs 7, small field lacrosse tournament, situational game play

 

Daily Award Ceremony


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Henry L. - Parent

Thank you for time spent with my daughter during camp. She really seemed to learn a lot at camp and enjoy her experience there. She is very determined to make the needed corrections and work hard to achieve her goals in lacrosse.

reviews-10 Ralph D. - Dad

I wanted to let you all know that I was very impressed with the caliber of your staff. The level of instruction was excellent and their focus on teamwork and sportsmanship is something that we value greatly. I will highly recommend your camp.

reviews-10 Danielle A. - Camper

I loved this camp. I learned a ton of new techniques that will make me a better player. I can\'t wait to show off my new skills. Thank You!!

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