Foxcroft School Girls Lacrosse and Leadership Camp

Foxcroft School

Middleburg, VA 20117


Overview

We’d like to introduce our new Lacrosse and Leadership Camp for Girls to you. This camp has been designed to address a void in the growing lacrosse community. While players are spending time playing for sometimes multiple teams, there appears to be a lack of leadership and team building development. 

At camp, we will help campers learn about being part of something – a team or cause – bigger than themselves. The camp will combine outstanding lacrosse instruction with off-field camp activities designed to promote teamwork and teach leadership skills. At the end of camp, we want all campers to not only be better lacrosse players, but also recognize how as leaders they can be more valuable to their team, their school, and their community.

We look forward to the opportunity to meet and work with you this summer.

Covid-19 Policy: Proof of Vaccination OR proof of negative COVID PRC tests within 72 of camp IS required prior to arriving at camp. In addition we ask ALL CAMPERS to bring in there health forms, Athletic Monitoring Form, and COVID Liability Waiver to camp check-in.

These forms can be found in the camper packet on the Forms Page


About Our Coaches

Paige Messersmith

Paige Messersmith begins her second season as head women's lacrosse coach at Ohio Wesleyan University in 2021.

Messersmith came to Ohio Wesleyan from Dickinson (Pa.) College, where she was an assistant coach for 4 seasons, working with the offense, draw team, and goalkeepers as well as assisting in practice planning, individual player development, recruiting, scouting, and strength and conditioning programming.  She helped the Red Devils to 3 tournament semifinal appearances in the Centennial Conference, one of the most competitive leagues in NCAA Division III.

Off the field, she has been active in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association, working with the organization's all-region selection, convention planning, and outreach committees.

She began her collegiate coaching career as a graduate assistant coach at Catholic (D.C.) University, where in 2 seasons, she helped the Cardinals compile a 28-10 record, win a pair of Landmark Conference tournament championships, and make 2 NCAA Division III tournament appearances, including a run to the national quarterfinals.

Messersmith is a 2013 graduate of McDaniel (Md.) College, where she capped a stellar playing career by receiving Centennial Conference Woman of the Year honors.  She was an All-America selection in lacrosse, won 5 all-region citations in lacrosse and field hockey, garnered all-conference laurels 7 times in lacrosse and field hockey, and was a 2-year team captain in both sports.  She graduated with a degree in exercise science and continued her education with a master's degree in psychology from Catholic.


Camp Details

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

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 10-17 of all ability levels.

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

Covid-19 Policy: Proof of Vaccination OR proof of negative COVID PRC tests within 72 of camp IS required prior to arriving at camp. In addition we ask ALL CAMPERS to bring in there health forms, Athletic Monitoring Form, and COVID Liability Waiver to camp check-in.

These forms can be found in the camper packet on the Forms Page

Sample Schedule:
7:00 Wake-up
7:30 Breakfast
8:30 Camp Meeting – Daily Goals
9:00 Lacrosse Training – Individual Skills
11:00 Lacrosse Training – Positional Drills
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Outdoor Leadership Activities
3:00 Camp Activities, Team Building Games
5:00 Dinner
6:00 Scrimmages
7:30 Evening Activities


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