Alexandria Boys Lacrosse Camp

Carl Sandburg Middle School

Alexandria, VA 22308


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps is proud to announce we are returning to Alexandria, Virginia for this boys lacrosse camp. We will be hosting a camp at Carl Sandburg Middle School this summer. This VA lax camp is open to boys ages 6-17 with half-day option from 9-12 daily for ages 6-9.  Campers will learn individual stick skills, positional play, team concepts, and will scrimmage daily.  We also hold many fun contests during the week for great prizes.  Join us for an unforgettable week of lacrosse and fun!


About Our Coaches

Ben Courchesne

Coach Courchense is currently the Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia. Ben has coached every level of lacrosse in his 17-year coaching career. For ten years he was the Head Varsity Lacrosse coach at Roxbury Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts. At Roxbury he was credited with turning around a win less program and helping them to become a perennial power in the Independent School League. He has sent dozens of athletes to play in the college and in the professional lacrosse ranks, including Harvard, Yale, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Air Force, Princeton, Providence, Lehigh, Williams, Franklin and Marshall, Haverford, Trinity, Bates, Tufts, and Bowdoin. Ben was recognized by his peers as the 2010 ISL Coach of the Year for his creative and dedicated approach to coaching.

Collegiality he played at Connecticut College after earning all-league recognition and winning two championships at Phillips Exeter Academy. Coach Courchesne played in every game of his college career, captaining the team in his senior year. While attending Conn College he was also a three-time NESCAC All-Academic Team selection along with receiving the Brown-Brooks award in recognition of his scholarship and leadership as a student-athlete.

Outside of schools, Coach Courchesne has coached with Metro Lacrosse, 3DLacrosse New England and most recently has volunteered with Alexandria Youth Lacrosse's Little Laxers program.


Camp Details

Check in/out: Day Campers check in daily at 9am. Check out daily at 3pm. (check out for half day campers is 12pm)

Age & Ability: Day camp is open to ages 8-17 of all ability levels. Half-Day camp is open to ages 6-9.

Meals Provided: Campers are to bring their own lunch.

Day Camper Schedule: Day Camp
9:00 Campers arrive; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 First Session - Individual skill work
10:15 Lax Talk and All-Star Demos
10:30 Break 10:45 Positional Training
12:00 Lunch, Half-Day Campers depart
1:00 Second Session - Team Concepts
2:00 Team games
3:00 Full-Day Campers depart


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Charlie M. - Parent

Samuel really had a blast. He went to three other camps this summer and he really enjoyed this one. The coaches really made it happen, they were positive, happy and confident.

reviews-10 Greta J. - Mother

We have had great luck with GameBreaker camps. Coach Ben is very friendly, and the emphasis in their camps is on the boys having fun and feeling good about their lacrosse skills.

reviews-10 Frank R. - Father

My son attended GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp at Carl Sandburg Middle last summer. He has been involved in numerous other camps over the years and GameBreaker was by far his favorite.

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