St. Joseph High School Girls Lacrosse Camp

St. Joseph High School

Trumbull, CT


Overview

GameBreaker is proud to return to St. Joseph High School for this Trumbull, Connecticyt girls lacrosse camp. This 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!


About Our Coaches

Kyra Ochwat

Kyra is a 2015 graduate from Quinnipiac University where she was a member of the Quinnipiac Women's Lacrosse team. Kyra earned honors as NEC Rookie of the Year and was a three time All Conference Player (MAAC & NEC). During her career at Quinnipiac, Kyra broke the all-time leading scorer record with 157 goals and the points record for both men and women with 215 career points. She was also a two time MAAC Scholar-Athlete recipient.

Kyra grew up in Long Island, NY, where she played soccer, basketball, and lacrosse at Farmingdale High School. During her time there, she won two state, three Long Island, and four Nassau County championships. Kyra was honored as a two time All County lacrosse player and two time All County basketball player. She has coached for the Long Island Yellow Jackets and Farmingdale Youth Lacrosse Club, as well as ran clinics at Quinnipiac University.

Kyra has had numerous experiences coaching girls lacrosse at the youth and high school level. She is currently the Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Weston High School along with grades K-4 with the Weston Lacrosse Club and is currently coaching rising eighth graders with Gold Coast lacrosse club.


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


Reviews (2)

reviews-10 Janet W. - Parent

I want to thank GameBreaker for putting on such a great camp. My daughter had such a good time. Everyday she came home from camp with the biggest smile on her face.

reviews-10 Julia H. - Parent

I sent my daughter to camp the past couple of years and you never disappoint. My daughter had a blast at camp and she looks forward to attending for another summer.

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