Lawrenceville, NJ Girls Lacrosse Summer Camp

The Lawrenceville School

Lawrenceville, NJ


Join GameBreaker this summer at our girls lacrosse camp at the Lawrenceville School. The Lawrenceville School boasts beautiful dorms, an all you can eat dining hall, beautiful athletic fields.  This promises to be a great week of lacrosse instruction and new lax friends.

About Our Coaches

Molly Dougherty

Coach Dougherty is the Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach at Princeton University.

"We are excited to announce the addition of Molly Dougherty to our Princeton Lacrosse staff," said Jenn Cook (Princeton's Head Coach) "Molly's incredible playing experience, work ethic, passion for the game, and positive energy will have an immediate impact on our program."

Dougherty, a multi-time All-American goalkeeper at James Madison, was the starting goalie on JMU's 2018 NCAA championship team and graduated from James Madison this May.

After redshirting in 2017, Dougherty was the starter in net each of the next five seasons and was a four-time Tewaaraton Award Watch List selection. A two-time CAA Goalkeeper of the Year, she was a three-time All-CAA selection and earned six combined All-American honors from Inside Lacrosse Magazine and USA Lacrosse Magazine. An IWLCA All-Region selection in 2022, she was chosen to play in the IWLCA Senior All-Star game at the conclusion of this past season.

Off the field, Dougherty was twice named JMU Athletic Director's Scholar-Athlete and was selected to the CAA Commissioner's Honor Roll this past semester.

Dougherty is originally from Alexandria, Va. and attended St. Stephen's & St. Agnes where she was captain and won a state championship while also competing at the 2015 World Championships in Scotland.

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*

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