Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Berry College Mount Berry, Georgia

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Back for our 3rd summer in 2014! Berry College is located next to Rome in northwest Georgia, 72 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga. As the sport strengthens in Georgia, this camp presents an incredible opportunity for youth players to improve their skills, and for high school players to get a taste of playing for Berry College.

At the Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Berry College, 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.

Highlights Include

  • Complete Skills Camp for Girls Ages 9-18
  • 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

Camp Setting

Berry offers an unusually beautiful environment for camp on its 27,000-acre campus, one of the world's largest. Fields, forests, lakes and mountains provide scenic beauty in a protected natural setting. 

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Shaun Williamson

The Camp Director will be Shaun Williamson. Coach Williamson, who had previously built two successful lacrosse programs from scratch, was brought to Berry College in 2009 to accomplish the same task. He came to Berry following a successful stint as the head women’s lacrosse coach at NCAA Division II Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina.

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Williamson enters his fourth season at Berry College in 2014. The 2013 team went 8-9, which put his record at Berry is 25-21-1, and moved his career mark is 73-67-1. Junior Kristan Dziurzynski led the team in individual honors. She was named the Southern Athletic Association Player-of-the-year was tabbed second team all-region by the IWLCA.

The 2012 team went a 9-5-1 record. That club had the second ranked Scoring Offense in Division III scoring 17.73 goals per game. Berry’s Defense finished the season ranked 10th in Division III in caused turnovers with 10.87 per game. Berry also finished 11th nationally in draw controls winning 16.33 draws per game.

In Williamson's first season at Berry in 2011, the Vikings put together an 8-7 record.

Williamson spent four seasons at Belmont Abbey, building the program from the ground-up. He finished with a 42-32 record, highlighted by a 2009 season in which his team put together an overall record of 14-5, and a 2008 season in which Belmont Abbey went 12-7 overall and a finished with at No. 10 in the final national poll. Both seasons ended with Belmont Abbey as the Conference Carolinas runner-up.

While at Belmont Abbey, Williamson developed three All-Americans, seven All-Region selections, 14 All-Conference (11 first team) award winners and one conference Freshman of the Year. The 2009 Abbey Squad was named an Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Merit Squad with third highest team grade point average in Division II. The 2007 and 2008 squads were named IWLCA Academic Honor Squads with the fifth highest GPA. Williamson coached five Academic All-Americans and 13 Academic All-Conference award winners. In 2008, womenslacrosse.com named Williamson its Division II Coach of the Year.

Prior to Williamson's arrival at Belmont Abbey he started the program at his alma mater, Lees-McRae College in North Carolina. Williamson spent two seasons at Lees-McRae, with a record of 6-14 overall.

Williamson served as a member of the NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse National Committee from 2003 until 2007, and was the committee chair form 2005-2007. Williamson has also served on several IWLCA committees.

Williamson holds a Masters in Sports Management from California University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor's degree in History from Lees-McRae. As a student at Lees-McRae, Williamson was a three-year starter and letter winner on the lacrosse team.
 

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Discounts Available

Team Discount: If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $25 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.
 
 
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.
 
 

Camp 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 Monday, July 21st at Clara Hall
• Overnight campers – between 1:00-2:00pm
• Ext. Day campers – between 1:30-2:00pm. Extended day campers depart at 9:00pm.
 
Check-out Thursday, July 24th
• A closing ceremony will take place at the field on at 11:30am.
• Extended Day campers will leave directly from the field.
• Overnight campers will checkout from the dorm following the closing ceremony.
 
Housing & Roommates
2 campers per room in Clara Hall. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so as soon as possible. Roommate requests are not guaranteed, if you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
 
Dorm: Clara Hall
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning:  Yes
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

No Portable Fan Needed (Air-Conditioned Dorms)

Supervision
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
 
Extended Day Camper Hours: MON 2PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12PM
 
 

Facilites - Ford Field

Berry's women's lacrosse teams play at Ford Field on the Berry College campus. Along with a top-notch game facility, the Lady Vikings enjoy full-size practice fields located between Ford Field and William R. Bowdoin Field and behind Ford Field. The practice fields are also quality venues, and have hosted regulation soccer matches and lacrosse games, as well.
 



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!
Read camper reviews

Parent of Berry College Camper

  • 5/5.
Highly recommend.

I highly recommend this camp, my daughter is 10 and I saw much improvement in her confidence and her skills in the three day camp.

Parent of Berry College Camper

  • 5/5.
Loved it!

My daughter loved the camp and is already planning to come back next year!!

Eliza H.Berry College Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Will definitely be back.

I was so glad to find a NIKE Lacrosse camp right here in Georgia & the facility was as great as the Coaches/Staff. I will definitely be back next year & will tell all my friends.

Berry College Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Learn new skills.

I have been playing lacrosse for a long time, but I learned a lot of new drills that I did not learn at other overnight lacrosse camps.

Berry College Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
So much fun!

They really helped us with strengthening our skills through good drills and they create a fun yet intense atmosphere.

Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Berry College

http://www.ussportscamps.com/images/made/assets/camps/lacrosse/school-logos/Berry_Logo_100_60.jpg Shaun Williamson, Camp Director Berry College
2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, Georgia 30149


1-800-645-3226

Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Berry College
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Camp Schedule & Fees

2015 camp dates and prices coming soon. Please bookmark this page or call 1-800-645-3226.

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