Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp University of Mary Washington

Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp University of Mary Washington
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington is proud to host a NIKE Lacrosse Camp again in 2015. Located in Fredericksburg, Virginia this camp challenges campers of all abilities to get better results through intensive training sessions and seizing teachable moments to build confident lacrosse players.

At the Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at the University of Mary Washington, our goal is to stimulate a love for the game by immersing you in the sport and giving you the kind of focused, intensive training essential to improvement. Over the course of camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills. Instruction takes place on UMW's turf field located on campus.

Highlights Include

  • Complete Skills Camp for Boys Ages 10-18
  • Superior instruction from College Coaches
  • 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
  • Team discounts available
  • Special goalie instruction and discounts available
  • Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
  • Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Kurt Glaeser
Camp Director

Kurt Glaeser

Coach Glaeser led the Eagles to their first-ever NCAA tournament and program-best record of 14-4 this past season. UMW was ranked as high as No. 12 in the nation under Glaeser’s supervision in 2014.

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Through 25 seasons as head coach of the University of Mary Washington men’s lacrosse team, Kurt Glaeser has made the Eagles one of the most competitive squads in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

A fine player in his own right, Glaeser’s playing career began as a midfielder at famed Loyola High School in Baltimore, Md., and continued both as a midfielder and an attack at Western Maryland College. In 1978, under legendary coach Bill Thomas, Glaeser (a tri-captain and all-conference selection) helped the Green Terror to its first Middle Atlantic Conference title. His post-collegiate career included playing experience with several club teams. Prior to coming to Fredericksburg, Glaeser was the head coach at Drew University in 1981 and 1982. He received his master of arts degree in physical education from Montclair State College.

Camp Details

UMW's Head Coach, Kurt Glaeser, will be directing camp again this summer. In 2014 Coach Glaeser led the Eagles to their first-ever NCAA tournament and program-best record of 14-4. UMW was ranked as high as No. 12 in the nation under Glaeser’s supervision. His goal has always been to engage and inspire each player at camp and instill positive character traits such as confidence, self-motivation, and a passion for the sport. Overnight and Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) options available. 


• 3 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey


• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
• Camp hours:  WED 2PM-9PM, THURS-FRI 9AM-9PM, SAT 9AM-12 NOON

More Details

A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

Check in takes place at Virginia Hall on Wednesday, July 8th.
• Overnight campers – between 12:00-2:00pm
• Ext. Day camper – between 1:30-2:00pm
• Dinner will be the only meal provided on the first day so remember to eat before arriving!

A closing ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 11th on the field at 11:30am.
• Extended Day campers will leave directly from the field
• Overnight campers will checkout from Virginia Hall following the closing ceremony.

Overnight Campers

Housing & Roommates
Campers stay 2 per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 10 days before the start of camp. After that, the request can't be guaranteed. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age.

Dorm: Virginia Hall*
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning:  No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

*Virginia Hall is NOT air-conditioned - please bring a fan!

Extended Day Campers

On the first day of camp, all extended day campers should arrive at Virginia Hall dressed to play at 1:45pm. All other days, the arrival time is 8:30 a.m. Extended day campers depart at 8:30 p.m. The best drop off and pick up locations will be announced at check-in.

♦ Daily Schedule: WED 2PM-9PM, THURS-FRI 9AM-9PM, SAT 9AM-12 NOON

Discounts Available

Team Discount: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

Goalie Discount: To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $50 discount. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the goalie discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the goalie discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website.  Goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.


Battleground Athletic Complex

The University of Mary Washington prides itself in providing an optimal environment for athletes to practice their craft. Battleground Outdoor Complex plays host to lacrosse, soccer, tennis, field hockey, track and field, baseball and softball, and is regarded as one of the finest facilities of its kind in Virginia.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 am Breakfast (Overnighters)
  • 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 Dinner and supervised free time
  • 6:30 pm Back to field for games
  • 9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
  • 10:00 pm Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!

Camper Reviews

Jeffrey H.Mary Washington Camper

  • 5/5.

Awesome!! This was my first year, I loved everything about lax camp. Can't wait until next year. 

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Parent of Mary Washington Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Best camp!

I would highly recommend this camp to any of my friends that are interested in lacrosse for their was a fun way for my son to meet new kids in a fast growing sport!

Brandon W.Mary Washington Camper

  • 5/5.
Great quality camp.

Excellent camp. Great coaching. The camp improved my overall game. There was constant coaching that improved my skills. 

Parent of Mary Washington Camper

  • 5/5.
Very impressed!

My son has gone to several camps and he learned more here than any other. 

Mary Washington Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.

Goalie coaching was excellent and I love how much playing time we got at camp. This camp helps lacrosse players reach their full potential.

Parent of Mary Washington Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Had a blast!

The Nike Lacrosse Camp was my 11 year old son's first overnight camp. I felt safe leaving him in the hands of the Nike Lacrosse Camp staff. He had a blast and said he learned a lot. He'll definitely be back next year. 

Parent of Mary Washington Camper

  • 5/5.
Learn new skills.

My son had a wonderful experience at Nike Lacrosse camp. He learned new skills and made friends in all age groups. He is already asking to return next summer.

Aaron I.Mary Washington Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
So much fun!

This Camp was a great experience!! And I had Soo Much Fun I'm definetly coming back next year.

Camp Dates & Prices

2016 Dates and Prices Coming Soon! Join our email list to be notified when the program is available.

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.