Wooster School Boys Lacrosse Camp

Wooster School

Danbury, CT 06810


Overview

GameBreaker Boys Lacrosse camp is proud to announce that we will be offering multiple weeks of camp at the Wooster School in Danbury, CT this summer. We are offering a full day camp from 9am-3pm and a half day camp for campers ages 6-9 from 9am-12pm. Join us for a great week of lacrosse training and new friends!


About Our Coaches

Bill Rexford

Bill Rexford a member of the Oregon Lacrosse Hall of Fame, started the first boys team in the state of Oregon and coached Glencoe High School to a state championship in just his third year. In 1997, Bill started another program at Century high school and coached them to state playoffs in their second year. From 1999-2002 he took over the head coaching job at Rye Country Day School. During this time, he was named Fairchester Coach of the Year by his peers. It was then back to Oregon, this time the High Desert, where he started one more program in Sisters Or. Bill oversaw a k-12 program with 200+ participants while capturing 100+ wins. In 2014, Bill earned US Lacrosse Oregon "Man of the Year" award for the positive impact he had on countless athletes through the state of Oregon. In addition to this award, Bill was also honored with two additional accolades, the National "Spirit of Sport Award" and the "Coach of the Year" for the High Desert Lacrosse League and most recently inducted into the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame for the Oregon Chapter. Bill now resides in Ridgefield, CT and heads up the Wooster School boys lacrosse program, which are Western New England Division III Champions for 2016 When Bill is not coaching he is often found on the field at men's league games and tournaments playing the sport he loves, lacrosse!


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 camp is open to boys 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 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 involving box 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 – slide, 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
Riding – drop back, pressure and 10-man rides

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, field awareness and sliding

Goalie
Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defensemen’s position and slides
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

Face Off 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

Specialized Leadership Games and Events
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse and other leadership activities

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

Lunch

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 and LSM’s

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, box lacrosse tournament

Daily Award Ceremony


More Camps You'll Love