Girls Play Fast Camp July 10 - July 13, 2017

Program

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Sign up before MAY 15, 2017 and save! 

  • Early Bird Price = $325 / Original Price = $375

What is Play Fast Camp?

  • Want to take your game a step further? Play Fast Training is NXT's fundamental-level camp for girls ages 5-14 who want to fine-tune their skills and elevate their game.
  • Our high-level professional coaches work directly with young players of all ability levels through the carefully-designed Play Fast curriculum, which features fast-paced, high-energy drills without having to wait in line forever.
  • Play Fast is designed to maximize quality reps, which is why there's an 8-to-1 player-to-coach ratio. Play Fast is a four-day camp. 

Play Fast is perfect for:

  • Players from any team that want to keep their skills sharp during the summer season.
  • Play Fast is also the perfect continuation for Cradle Lacrosse alumni looking to expand their skill set.
  • Play Fast camp is all about having fun while playing the game of lacrosse. Spend the week with your lacrosse friends and teammates! 

Players should bring:

  • Their own stick, goggles, and mouth guard.
  • Bring sunscreen, a snack and water bottle.
  • Pack a lunch or bring lunch money.

NXT Safety:

  • A certified Athletic Trainer will be onsite every day of camp.

& More:

  • Each player will receive a pinnie and camp give-aways!
  • We have awesome camp prizes, fastest shot competition and other fun games throughout the week.
  • Photos will be taken and posted on social media so the parents and players can follow along with the fun!

Contact Kate Henwood With Any Questions

Curriculum

  • 9:00-9:30 Warm up and Stretch 
  • 9:30-9:35 Water Break - split into age/skill groups
  • 9:35-11:05 Stations
    • Proper stick mechanics for throwing and catching
    • Ground balls: the approach, the battle and maintaining possession
    • Shooting: techincal breakdown of feet, hips, arms and hands.
    • Defensive footwork and positioning
  • 11:05-11:35  Box Drill Competition
  • 11:35-12:20 Lunch
  • 12:20-12:40 Warm up and stretch
  • 12:40-12:45 Water break - split into teams
  • 12:45-1:45 Team practice 
  • 1:50-2:50 Controlled half-field scrimmaging
  • 2:50-3:00 Cool down and announcements
  • 9:00-9:30 Warm up and Stretch 
  • 9:30-9:35 Water Break - split into age/skill groups
  • 9:35-11:05 Stations
    • Understanding game situations on offense, defense and in transition
    • Fast breaks and unsettled situations
  • 11:05-11:35  Breakout
  • 11:35-12:20 Lunch
  • 12:20-12:40 Warm up and stretch
  • 12:40-12:45 Water break - split into teams
  • 12:45-1:45 Team practice 
  • 1:50-2:50 Build Up Game
  • 2:50-3:00 Cool down and announcements
  • 9:00-9:30 Warm up and Stretch 
  • 9:30-9:35 Water Break- split into age/skill groups
  • 9:35-11:05 Stations
    • The draw: the center, the circle and the line
    • Winning the 50/50
    • Transition and posession
  • 11:05-11:35  Queen of the 50/50
  • 11:35-12:20 Lunch
  • 12:20-12:40 Warm up and stretch
  • 12:40-12:45 Water break - split into teams
  • 12:45-1:45 Team practice 
  • 1:50-2:50 Draw Game
  • 2:50-3:00 Cool down and announcements
  • 9:00-9:30 Warm up and Stretch
  • 9:30-9:35 Water Break - split into age/skill groups
  • 9:35-11:05 Stations
    • Settled offense and defense 
    • The clear and the ride
  • 11:05-11:35  7v7
  • 11:35-12:20 Lunch
  • 12:20-12:40 Warm up and stretch
  • 12:40-12:45 Water break - split into teams
  • 12:45-1:45  Relay Races/Competitions
  • 1:50-2:50 Full field scrimmage
  • 2:50-3:00 Cool down and Announcements

It seems silly, right? That lacrosse should be fun? Not to us! We work hard to find the perfect balance between player development and fun.  We understand different stages of development and we want players to love lacrosse!  Some of the classic games we mix in to keep things interesting are:

  • The Banana Dance
  • Drip Drip Drop
  • Sister Sister
  • Stick Circle
  • Barn Yard
  • and More!

What You'll Learn

  • Proper stick mechanics for throwing and catching
  • Ground balls: the approach, the battle and maintaining possession
  • Shooting: techincal breakdown of feet, hips, arms and hands.
  • Defensive footwork and positioning
  • Understanding game situations on offense, defense and in transition
  • Settled offense and defense 
  • The clear and the ride
  • The draw: the center, the circle and the line
  • Fast breaks and unsettled situations
  • Transition and possession
  • Goalies: fundamental form, body positioning, angles, quickness and technique

Camp Directors

Kate Henwood

Director of NXT Girls Lacrosse

Casey Kellogg

Director of Operations, Head Coach

Kelsey Garraty

Assistant Coach

Kara Stroup

Head Coach

Jamie Wesztergom

Co-Head Coach

Coley Ricci

Camp Director

Location

Cardinal O’Hara High School

1701 Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064