Indiana University Girls Lacrosse Camp

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN


Overview

GameBreaker is proud to announce we will be hosting a girls lacrosse camp at Indiana University this summer. Join your lax friends and make new ones at Indiana's favorite summer lacrosse camp.  Campers live in dorms on campus and will play on the school's athletic fields.


About Our Coaches

Meghan McCarthy

Meghan McCarthy is the Head Coach at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago IL.

McCarthy had great success in the 2019 season, she led the team to a historic ending for the program. Finishing the year 11-4 and seated in 2nd place in the MWLC. Illinois Tech made it to post season playoffs for the schools first ever appearance.

As a student-athlete, McCarthy played lacrosse at Robert Morris University-Chicago and was very successful during her collegiate career.  She was named the NAIA Rookie of the Year in 2012, achieved First Team All-Conference and All-American awards in 2012 and 2013, and won a National Championship in 2014, where she was named the National Tournament MVP.

Prior to Illinois Tech, McCarthy was Assistant Coach at Elmhurst College and Davenport University. As the defensive coordinator for Davenport in 2015, the team won 16 games and proved to be one of NAIA's top teams, reaching the MWLL National Championship game. Brady has also served as Head Coach at two Chicagoland area high schools (Barrington and Fenwick) as well as coaches club for the American Youth Lacrosse Association and 1223 Lacrosse.


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 welcome.

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
Stickwork – 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 the 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
Crossfield 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off the 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 gameplay

 

Daily Award Ceremony


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Amanda A. - Camper

Loved hanging out with other lax players from across the state...can\'t wait to go back next year

reviews-10 Ashley C. - Camper

I loved the drills and games we played every day, the coaches were awesome and definitely want to come back next year

reviews-10 Carrie W. - Camper

The coaches really pushed me but it was all worth it, now I am actually thinking about playing lacrosse at college!

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