Newport Girls Lacrosse Camp

Gaudet Middle School

Middletown, RI 02842


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse Camps will be returning to Newport, RI for what promises to be a great week of fun and lacrosse. Camp is open to girls ages 6-16 year olds of all ability levels. We are also offering a half day camp option for 6-9 year olds. Join GameBreaker for a great week of lacrosse, friends and fun!


About Our Coaches

Blair Ingraham

Blair Ingraham is the Head Girls Lacrosse Coach at St. George's School and also serves as the Associate Director of Admission. Blair has coached both lacrosse and field hockey at St. George's for three years. She began her coaching career as the graduate assistant field hockey and women’s lacrosse coach at Wesleyan University from 2016-2018. During that time, the Wesleyan Women's Lacrosse Team qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time in program history and reached the Sweet Sixteen in 2018.

Prior to joining the Wesleyan coaching staff, Blair worked for a SportsRecruits, a sports tech startup company in New York City, where she assisted high school students and their families through the college recruitment process. Blair graduated from Wesleyan University in 2014, where she played field hockey and lacrosse.

Whitney Jones


  • Current Head Coach at Portsmouth Abbey School

  • Club Lacrosse Coach – Twisters Girls Lacrosse - Andover, MA 2017, 2018

  • Division I Student Athlete – Colgate University Field Hockey Team Captain

  • Have coached numerous Field Hockey and Lacrosse Summer Camps and Clinics

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Camp Details

Check in/out: All campers check in daily at 8:45 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 day camp is open to girls ages 6-16, with a half-day option open to ages 6-10. All ability and levels are welcomed.

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

Camp Schedule
8:45 - 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 game play
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 – pivot, recovery and angles
Stick work – 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 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


Morning Training Session 2

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

Chalk Talk - Reviewing techniques and game theories specific to the players position and the weeks on field technical activities


Afternoon Training Session 1

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

Daily Award Ceremony