MB/Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Curry College Milton, Massachusetts
MB Sports Camps and US Sports Camps team up to offer an outstanding Nike Lacrosse Camp at Curry College. Our Lacrosse Head Pro, Nick Cotter, and his staff are looking forward to another great summer of Lacrosse in 2014. The program runs from Sunday afternoon to Friday afternoon - the longest Nike lacrosse camp this summer!
Curry College, located in Milton, MA is considered one of the most beautiful small college campuses in New England. Its close proximity to downtown Boston offers plenty of options for our special off-campus evening activities.
- Complete Skills Camp for Boys Ages 9-18
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Strength and Conditioning Coach on site
- Special goalie instruction and discounts available
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
- Exciting evening activities available after dinner (e.g. MLS Soccer Games, Boston Red Sox Baseball Games, Laser Tag, Bowling, etc.)
- Campers are welcome to attend multiple sessions
- Try new sports and meet new friends! Several other MB/Nike Sports Camps offered concurrently (tennis, golf, soccer, basketball, baseball)
Campers will enjoy Curry's outstanding facilities which include eleven outdoor tennis courts, grass and turf fields, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, outdoor swimming pool, new air conditioned dorms and a wonderful dining facility.
Meet your coaching staff
Nick Cotter, the camp's lead instructor, played his college lacrosse at Dowling College, a perennial Division II powerhouse on Lond Island. As a sophomore, Cotter was a 2nd Team All-Conference and was voted a Honorable Mention All-American with 29 goals and 4 assists. He helped lead Dowling College to its first National Championship appearance, where they fell to Le Moyne College. Cotter followed up with an outstanding junior campaign, garnering 2nd Team All-Conference and All-American accolades again. He finished his college career as a senior with 35 goals and 5 assists, and he was voted 1st Team All-American. Cotter finished his career at Dowling as the all-time leading goal scorer from the midfield.
Cotter was drafted in the 2nd Round of the professional National Lacrosse League draft to the Boston Blazers in 2008. He spent 3 seasons as a major contrubutor to the Blazers, and he finished the 2011 campaign fifth on the team in scoring (15 goals, 15 assists). This will be Nick's third summer as lead instructor at Curry.
Campers Per Room: 1 or 2
Roommates: If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 14 days before the start of camp.
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: Yes
Key Deposit: $100 – Bring a check made out to US Sports
Spending Money: $50, please DO NOT bring a pre-written check
Medical Facility: an athletic trainer and off campus hospital
• Check in is located on campus
• Overnight Campers check in between 12pm-2pm
• Evaluations will take place at 3:00pm
• Overnight Campers will go back to their dorms to shower and get ready for dinner
• Day Campers go home
• All campers walk together to dinner at 5pm
• Overnight Camper Orientation at 6pm
• Ice Breakers with Counselors in the evening
Activities are not mandatory, and campers either choose to attend a few activities during the week, all activities, or no activities. Either way, for those campers who stay back: There will be plenty to do such as our ping pong room, watching movies, board games, card games, volleyball, and more. Counselors stay back to keep the appropriate ratios on the trip and back at the dorms!
Lacrosse campers receive 5 to 6 hours of daily instruction covering:
3. Ground Balls
4. Fast Breaks
5. Feeding & Finishing
7. Stick Skills
10. Wing Play
11. Offensive and Defensive Fundamentals
In addition, scrimmages (6x6 and full field) take place throughout each session. Campers are evaluated on the first day and are divided considering ability, position, size and age. All campers must bring their own equipment.
WEEKEND STAY OVER:
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 AM Wake-up call (our counselors go door-to-door, waking campers up!)
- 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnighters)
- 8:15 AM Ext. Day & Day Campers arrive
- 9:00 AM Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:30 AM Line Drills and Stations
- 10:30 AM Position Work
- Noon Lunch and rest
- 1:30 PM 1v1, 2v2, and fastbreaks
- 3:00 PM Drill stations and scrimmaging
- 5:00 PM Day Campers depart; Dinner and supervised free time
- 6:00 PM Shower/Get ready for evening activities
- 6:30 PM Field Trips/Movies/Games/Hanging out with friends
- 9:00 PM Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 PM Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!