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Lacrosse Camps for the Summer

April 5, 2012

Lacrosse camps are a great opportunity for players to improve their game skills over the summer months, or for someone new to the sport to learn the basics and gear up for school year tryouts. Lacrosse resembles hockey, where a ball is caught and passed with a stick. The stick has a small mesh on the end of it to maneuver the ball, and the object is to land it in the opponent’s goal. For young lacrosse fans, there are many camps available in the San Francisco bay area and beyond.

Golden State Lacrosse Academy

Located in Atherton near Stanford University, students aged 8-17 are invited to learn from some of the best players in the world without sacrificing the love of the game. Two sessions of day camp run from 9am to 3:30pm, with an offense and defense skills clinic also offered in June in the evening. Enjoy a $25 off discount for siblings and teams.

Atherton Lacrosse

Also in Atherton, this camp runs for half a day for ages 5-14 throughout the entire summer. No experience is required for 5-14 year olds who choose to learn from Atherton Lacrosse, but an intermediate division is also available for those hoping to advance. Siblings receive a discounted rate and stick and mouth guards are available at a discount upon registration.

Booth Lacrosse

Located in San Rafael, Booth Lacrosse is the perfect camp solution for players entering 3rd through 8th grades. Focusing on the core values of the sport – daily drills, position work and attention to detail – kids can choose between a day camp or an evening camp so it works with any and all family summer scheduling.

Millon Lacrosse Camp

If you are a West Coaster looking for an overnight camp opportunity, or if you’re local to the Newton, PA area, check out the Millon Lacrosse Camp. Mark Millon founded the camp 18 years ago and boys aged 5-18 spend a week each summer learning each position of the game from the pros.

Black Bear Lacrosse Camps

A Pennsylvania day camp option that shouldn’t be missed is Black Bear Lacrosse Camps. With expert instruction and able to train both beginners and advanced players, the camp is run by top student players as well as professionals. This diverse demographic of instructors allows for them to welcome a student population diverse in experience and background each and every summer.

Aspire Lacrosse

Aspire Lacrosse, located in Menlo Park- Atherton and Walnut Creek, CA,  offers camps for boys and girls ages 5-15 and all skill levels. Their coaching staff is carefully chosen from top programs. These elite coaches give position-specific instructions, innovative coaching methods, and optional private lessons within camp.

Not located near any of these camps? Give them a call as many have sister locations during the summer months. Chances are they have a location near your region, or else they can recommend you to someone who can help. Lacrosse is a unique sport that is enjoying progressive popularity in the United States and Canada – take advantage of the camp opportunities available and learn a new pastime this year!

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