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What Are Lacrosse Camps?

What Are Lacrosse Camps?

Published on: Jan 09, 2019

Lacrosse has been played and enjoyed longer than many sports and was once considered the original national pastime. 

Lacrosse is huge. And if you’re a lacrosse player, camps are huge too.

Lacrosse camps offer athletes a chance to sharpen skills and compete in front of potential college coaches. But camp isn’t just for varsity-level athletes. Whether you’re a kid looking to get started, a mid-level athlete trying to get better, or a high schooler wanting to get noticed—lacrosse camp is for you. 

Types of Lacrosse Camps

No matter where you’re at in your lacrosse career—even if you’re just starting out—you can find a camp that meets your needs. Types of lacrosse camps include:

Youth camp: Introduces kids to lacrosse and helps them get excited to play.

Basic lacrosse camp: Focuses on fundamentals and basic skills under the instruction of a coach, also gives the athlete an opportunity to perform in front of prospective coaches.

Team camp: Teams attend together and compete at as a unit.

Elite lacrosse camp: Develops specific skills like goal-keeping, transitioning, and scoring. Immerses athletes in intense training and competition. Typically for more advanced athletes looking to get noticed. 

Prospect camp: Gives athletes an opportunity to get noticed by college coaches they’re hoping to play for. These are sometimes invite-only.  

Why Attend Lacrosse Camp

Benefits of camp go beyond fine-tuning lacrosse skills. Participants improve their teamwork, leadership, and communication skills while improving their physical and mental health through intense exercise. Camps also provide an outlet to have fun and build relationships in a structured environment. 

Of course, the lacrosse-specific benefits don’t go unnoticed:

  • Learning and fine-tuning fundamentals and critical skills 
  • Attracting college offers and potentially landing scholarships
  • Developing weaknesses into strengths 
  • Receiving personalized critiques and advice 
  • Learning drills to improve performance 
  • Competing outside of the season 
  • Gaining critical knowledge from professionals in the field

Finding a Lacrosse Camp for You 

There are many lacrosse camps happening each year, the key is finding one that meets your needs—in your area. That’s where we come in. 

Lacrosse Camps USA, in conjunction with Ryzer, make finding a camp that interests you easy. Simply create your free account, answer a few simple questions, and we’ll do the rest. You’ll receive personalized suggestions and notifications of camps happening near you that meet your specific requirements. We’ll even help you sign up and register.

We make finding a lacrosse camp ridiculously quick, super easy, and completely free. Lace up: you’ll be attending camp in no time.


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