Philadelphia, PA Area 2022 Girls Lacrosse Summer Camp

Moorestown Friends School

Moorestown, NJ 08057


Overview

Join GameBreaker this summer for this Moorestown girls lacrosse camp. Campers will enjoy a great week of lacrosse and meet new friends while improving their individual skills.


About Our Coaches

Grace Megaffin

Grace Megaffin is Varsity Lacrosse Coach and Associate Athletic Director at Saint James School. She has coached lacrosse for the last twelve years at the high school and club levels. Prior to Saint James, Coach Megaffin worked at the Lawrenceville School (NJ) where she coached four US-Lacrosse All-Americans and was named the 2019 NJ Prep Coach of the Year. She was a two-year captain for the women’s lacrosse team at Connecticut College and has her Masters in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts and her Masters in Education from Vanderbilt University.


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.

Camp Curriculum:

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 - man up or man down situations, on and off ball defensive play
Body Positioning - ABCDs of defense (for 1 on 1 defense)

Attack-
Situational Awareness - spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting - 8 meters, on the run, shot placement and selection, and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, face dodge, split dodge, roll dodge
Transitioning- Riding the ball

Midfield-
Situational Awareness - spacing, vision, and offensive flow
Shooting - 8 meters, on the run, shot placement and selection and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, face dodge, split dodge, roll dodge
Defensive Play - body positioning and field awareness
Transitioning- Riding the ball, fast breaks both offensively and defensively, 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, hand/eye coordination
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

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

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 and team building activities

Game Play- 7v7, small sided games, full field scrimmage, situational gameplay, clearing and riding the ball

Chalk Talk- Reviewing techniques and game theories regarding specific positioning and game-like situations

*Curriculum Varies Per Location and Director*

*For Sample Times of Daily Schedule, Visit Highlights Page*


Reviews (4)

reviews-10 Leslie L. - Camper

The best part about camp was that I made some friends that I will keep in touch with for a ling time. The camp was a lot of fun and the coaches taught me a lot of good tips.

reviews-10 Susie T. - Parent

After the first day of camp my daughter was already asking if she could come back next year. I believe the coaches provided great instruction and were honest in their evaluations. My daughter is continuing to practice what they recommended. Thanks.

reviews-10 Leah H. - Parent

The coaching staff at the camp my daughter attended was great. They were very attentive and helpful. I hope they return next summer.

reviews-10 Darius L. - Camper

The coaches were spectacular. Best lacrosse camp I have ever attended!

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