Stratton Mountain Boys Lacrosse & Adventure Camp

Stratton Mountain School

Stratton, VT


Overview

This Vermont lacrosse camp has become an end of the summer tradition at Stratton.  The camp balances great lacrosse instruction with some of Vermont's best traditional sleepaway camp activities.  Campers will go for swims, hikes, and enjoy Bromley Mountain's summer rides. Bromley Mountain Adventure park includes a climbing wall, a mini golf course, and water slides. These are a few of the fun activities your son can take part in at this VT lax camp. Stratton Mountain School offers a beautiful campus at the base of the mountain with dorms, a dining hall, and three fields. Overnight and day camper options are offered at this lacrosse camp.  Limited space - be sure to register before this VT lax camp sells out!


About Our Coaches

Erik Sparby

Erick is currently the assistant coach at Purchase College. He graduated from West Islip High School in 2015 where he played football and lacrosse, Graduated from Manhattanville college in 2019 starting all four years for the lacrosse team and was a captain senior year. After graduating he has been the assistant coach for two seasons at SUNY Purchase and also coach for 91 tristate


Camp Details

Check-in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers the camp check-in time is 12pm on the first day of camp and camp check-out time is at 11am on the last day. The extended day campers will arrive at 8:45am and get picked up at 9:00pm for the remaining days of camp (the 2nd, 3rd and 4th day)

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

Camper Schedule: 

Sunday
12-1pm – Camp check-in at the dorms
2-2:30pm - Orientation on the field
2:30-4:30pm SESSION 1: Possession (and assessment)
Warm-up
Stickwork
Ball Protection Drills
Situational Play
5-6pm Dinner
6:15-8pm SESSION 2: Game Play
Warm-up
7 v 7 team play introducing pairs and spacing concepts
8:30-9:30pm Team building activities
10pm Lights Out

Monday
8am Breakfast
9-11am SESSION 3: Individual Offensive Concepts
Warm-up
Situational 1v1 / 2v2 stations
Offense specific stations (Shooting, Dodging, Off ball movements)
11-11:30am Extra Individual Help with coaches
12-1pm Lunch and free time before boarding shuttle bus
1-4:30pm ADVENTURE #1 – HIKE MID MT HIKE TO STRATTON VILLAGE VISIT
5pm Dinner
6:15-8:15pm SESSION 4: OFFENSE IN ACTION
Overview of offensive team concepts
3v2 progression to 5v6
Practice offensive concepts in skilled groups
Game Play! Scrimmage applying concepts – full field or two half fields
8:30pm Back to dorms
9:00 Team Building Games
10pm: Lights Out

Tuesday
8am Breakfast
9-11am SESSION 5: Defensive Concepts
Warm-up
Defensive concepts and review - what is GOOD DEFENSE?!
Defensive stations (positioning, sliding, approaches, breakdowns, off-ball defense)
3v3, 4v4, 5v5
11:30-12:00pm Lunch
12:00-230pm Snowmaking pond/hike to Sun Bowl
3-4:30pm SESSION 6: Defensive Team Concepts
Stations (defensive turnovers, double teams, fast breaks, unsettled and settled defense)
5pm Dinner
6-7:30 pm SESSION 7: PLAY (mini-tournament)
Warmups
Box team play
7:20- 8:00 Scavenger Hunt involving whole camp (boys and girls)
8:00-9:00 Game night (team-building games)

Wednesday
8:00am Breakfast
9-11am SESSION 8: Olympics
Station review (offensive and defensive concepts)
Competitions – GameBreaker Olympics
ROUND 1: passing competitions
Shooting Accuracy
Trivia
Possession Drill – passing race to getting around the cones first
ROUND 2: Speed (relay races)
Ground ball competition
Shooting Power
Face off/Draw
Speed and agility Obstacle Course (while cradling)
12pm Lunch
12:30 – 4:00pm ***Board shuttle bus to Bromley Mountain ***
5pm Dinner
6-7:30pm Last Scrimmage Session – small-sided games followed by full-field
8-9pm Camp talent show
9:15pm Back to dorms to pack

Thursday
8am Breakfast
9-10:45am FINAL SESSION with CLOSING CEREMONIES
Warmup
Ball warm-up altogether (boys and girls)
Camp Championship Tournament
11:00am Closing Ceremonies and prizes


Reviews (4)

reviews-10 Max L. - Camper

This camp was soo fun! The lacrosse was great, and there were also so many other activities! The quarry was so much fun to swim in and we took lots of hikes during the free time. I can\'t wait for next year!

reviews-10 Deb C. - Parent

My son has spent the last several summers at many traditional summer camps, but this year all he could talk about was playing lacrosse. This camp at SMS was the perfect balance of the two--plenty of outdoor activities and superb lacrosse instruction. We are very impressed with the curriculum GameBreaker has built for this camp. Would recommend.

reviews-10 Kathleen C. - Parent

This camp has it all. Lacrosse, hiking, swimming and more. Highly recommend SMS GameBreaker Lacrosse Camp!

reviews-10 Tucker J. - Camper

This was my second year and I actually loved it even more than my first year! The staff is great and they really work with you on the field. I feel like I definitely got better this week.

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