Campers are grouped by age, experience and skill level, giving each athlete the opportunity to improve their field hockey play in a fun and challenging environment. Instructional highlights include offensive and defensive skills, game situations and small game strategies. Campers are trained individually in all of the major fundamental areas of the game: hitting, 1v1 elimination skills, passing, scoring and defensive skills.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
Extended Day campers (9am-9pm - except on first and last day): Lunch and dinner are provided.
2016 SESSION INFORMATION
Check-in: between 1:00-2:00pm on Thursday, July 14th
Check-out: is at 12:00pm on Sunday, July 17th
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: hockey stick, water bottle, mouth guard, shin guards, court and turf shoes and goalies must bring full goalie protective quipment
Facility: Manchester Field at USD
Campers stay 2 per room/4 person suites
Key Deposit: no deposit, but $125 if key is lost
Spending Money: $40
Medical Facility: 1 athletic trainer will be on site at all times, hospital nearby
Evening Activities: Game nights
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 Breakfast (overnight campers only)
- 8:45 Extended Day Campers arrive
- 9:15 Tempo Skills (ball handling, skills at pace)
- 11:45 Lunch
- 1:15 Team oriented tempo training (small game scenarios)
- 5:00 Dinner
- 6:30 Game play
- 9:00 Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 Lights out