Atlanta, GA Area 2022 Girls Lacrosse Summer Camp

Roswell Area Park

Roswell, GA 30075


Overview

GameBreaker Lacrosse is proud to announce that we will be hosting a camp at Roswell Area Park in Roswell, GA. Campers will train on the two side-by-side turf lacrosse fields. Campers will learn from our elite coaching staff in what promises to be a great week of lacrosse and fun!


About Our Coaches

Emily Wetmore

Emily Wetmore was named as the first head coach in Brenau Lacrosse's history in 2016.

Prior to coming to Brenau, the Horseheads, New York native spent five and a half years as the head coach at NCAA Division III Birmingham Southern College. During her tenure, she grew the program to record heights, capped by an outstanding 2016 season.

During the 2016 campaign, Wetmore led the Panthers to a 12-5 record the program’s finest season to date that matched the record for most wins, captured a share of the Southern Athletic Association title, netted postseason all-conference honors for nine athletes and earned her Conference Coach of the Year.

Also during her tenure at Birmingham Southern, Wetmore coached an offensive and a defensive player of the year, had two players receive IWLCA First Team, All-Region honors and had 38 All-Conference selections. Additionally, one of her players earned NCAA Statistical Champion two years in a row for both ground balls and caused turnovers.​

Before taking the reins at Birmingham Southern, Wetmore was an assistant at Allegheny College for two seasons and assistant field hockey and lacrosse coach at Franklin Pierce College.

As a collegiate player, Wetmore played lacrosse at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts where he helped to lead the Skyhawks to the 2005 NCAA Division II National Championship.


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.

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 Carolyn D. - Camper

This camp has made me a better lacrosse player. I learned SO much this past week.

reviews-10 Karen S. - Camper

I loved the shooting drills, definitely feel like I have improved throughout the week.

reviews-10 Eric P. - Dad

My kids ALWAYS came back happy and tired which makes me a very happy parent and glad my kids had fun

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