Milford Girls Lacrosse Camp

Jonathan Law High School

Milford, CT


Overview

GameBreaker is proud to return to Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Connecticut for a girls lacrosse camp.  This CT lax camp is open to girls ages 6-16 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!

Covid-19 Policy: Vaccine is NOT required to attend camp. Negative COVID tests are NOT required prior to arriving at camp, but strongly encouraged for all campers. 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

Kelly Metzger

Kelly Metzger will be returning for her second summer to direct our GameBreaker Girls’ Lacrosse Camp at Jonathan Law High School. Metzger played 4 years at Merrimack College, and continued her involvement in lacrosse once her playing career came to an end as an active coach in the lacrosse community in CT. She has coached various lacrosse teams including Trumbull High School JV lacrosse for 2 seasons, Western CT State University Women’s lacrosse team for 1 season, and CT Wolves travel lacrosse. For the past 2 seasons, Metzger has been the Trumbull High School Assistant Varsity Coach as well as the Trumbull Youth Lacrosse Head Coach for the 7th/8th grade girls team. She is looking forward to returning as a director for our GameBreaker lacrosse camp for her second summer this year!


Camp Details

Check-in/out: All campers check in daily at 9:00 am. The full-day campers will check out daily at 3:00 pm with our half-day campers checking out at 12:00 pm.

Age & Ability: Our camp is open to girls ages 6-16, Our half-day camp option is open to ages 6-10 and our full-day camp option is open to ages 9-16. All abilities and levels are welcomed.

Meals: Campers are to bring their own lunch to camp.

Covid-19 Policy: Vaccine is NOT required to attend camp. Negative COVID tests are NOT required prior to arriving at camp, but strongly encouraged for all campers. 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

Day Camp:
9:00 - Campers arrive and check-in; Stretching and warm-up
9:15 - First Session - Individualized skill work
10:15 - Position specific training
10:30 - Break, team building, and leadership events
10:45 - Unsettled situational gameplay
12:00 - Supervised group lunch, Half-Day Campers depart
12:45 - Camp games and team building events
1:00 - Team Concepts - Settled game awareness and play
2:00 - Team games - Scrimmages
3:00 - Daily review and award ceremony - Full-Day Campers depart

Morning Training Session 1

Fundamental Stick Work - Specialized stick routines and targeted fundamental drills

Position Specific Training

Defense - including a rotation of midfielders
Footwork - pivoting, recovery and angles
Stickwork - clearing, carrying, grounds balls and stick protection
Field Awareness - recovery and on ball play
Body Positioning - ABCDs of defense (for 1 on 1 defense)

Attack 
Situational Awareness - spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting - time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection, and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, the ally and up top,
Transitioning- Riding the ball

Midfield
Situational Awareness - spacing, vision, and offensive flow
Shooting - time and room, on the run, shot placement and selection and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, the ally and up top
Defensive Play - body positioning and field awareness
Transitioning- Riding the ball, fast breaks, settling

Goalie
Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
Mechanics - placement in cage, off stick and stick side movement, reaction time
Clearing - moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

Draw Specialist
Mechanics - footwork and body positioning
Taking the Draw - pushing, pulling, or self-drawing, ball tracking
Circle - speed work, ground balls, ball tracking, and reaction time

Morning Training Session 2

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to game-like situations
2v1, 3v2- Fast play from the elbows and X
Crossfield 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

Lunch

Chalk Talk - Reviewing techniques and game theories specific to the player's position and the weekly on-field technical activities

Afternoon Training Session

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, lacrosse tic-tac-toe racing, lacrosse head-shoulders-knees-toes-ball, and other leadership activities

Game Play – 7v7, small sided games, full field scrimmage, situational gameplay, clearing and riding the ball, camp championship tournament

Daily Award Ceremony


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Liz L. - Camper

I had such a good time at this camp. I met a bunch of girls who play on other teams in our league.

reviews-10 Christina S. - Camper

I had such a great time playing against the new friends I made. Playing against a lot of girls with similar skill level helped push me to play better.

reviews-10 Andrea A. - Mom

My two daughters had a blast at camp. The camp was excellently put together, all the staff members were very helpful. They taught my daughters a lot.

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