Nike Cal Lacrosse Camp Berkeley, California

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This summer come learn and improve on your game at the Golden Bear Lacrosse Camps! Directed by Ginger Miles along with Allison Comito, The Golden Bear Lacrosse Camps are for emerging and elite players looking to take their game to the next level!

Cal Lacrosse is holding both Developmental and Elite Camps this summer for players of all ages and skill levels. Camp will be held on the Memorial Stadium and Witter fields on the beautiful campus of UC-Berkeley. All campers will be taken on a campus tour during the camp, and Elite campers will have the opportunity to sleep in the dorms, eat in the dining halls and experience life as a student athlete!

CAL Golden Bear Developmental Lacrosse Camp (June 30 - July 3)

Developmental Camp will be held from 9-3pm every day and is designed for beginning and intermediate players of all ages that are looking to improve their skills and learn new ones in a fun camp environment. Emphasis will be attacking and defensive skillwork, as well as stickwork and game concepts, and players will be split into groups of similar skill level to challenge each other appropriately.
 
Sessions will include: 
• Stickwork, individual attacking and defensive skills (shooting, dodging, footwork, etc)
• Team attack and defensive concepts (double teams, draw and dumps, etc).
• Stick trick of the day and fun skill games to foster a love of the sport
• The chance to review rules of the game
• The opportunity to go on a tour of the Berkeley Campus and Athletic Facilities.
 
 

CAL Golden Bear Elite Lacrosse Camp (June 30 - July 3)

The Elite Camp is for advanced middle and high school players interested in playing at the collegiate level. Camp will feature:
 
Morning sessions: Emphasis on individual skill work such as
• Dodging
• Shooting
• Body positioning
• Defensive footwork
 
Afternoon sessions: Emphasis on small sided play such as
• Double teams
• Setting picks
• Offensive movement
• Marking cutters
 
Evening sessions: Nightly games where campers can implement the skill work they learned throughout the day in a competitive environment.
 
Extras:
• A campus tour
• Recruiting talk
• Experiencing life as a student athlete living in the dorms and eating in the dining hall!



Highlights Include

  • Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
  • Special goalie instruction
  • Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
  • Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement

CHECK OUT CAL'S 2014 GAME SCHEDULE

Meet your coaching staff
Camp Director

Ginger Miles

Former Cal Head Coach Ginger Miles took over the reins of the Cal program in June 2011. In her first season in Berkeley in 2012, Miles led the Bears to an 8-8 overall record, including a 5-3 record in road contests. In addition, Miles' guidance helped Megan Takacs earn MPSF Player of the Year honors and a selection to the IWLCA West/Midwest Region Team. Twelve Bears also earned MPSF All-Academic honors under Miles last season.

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Formerly the head coach at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Miles guided the Division III CMS team to a pair of conference titles and two second-round appearances in the NCAA Tournament. CMS produced a 16-3 overall record and 9-0 SCIAC conference mark in 2011 and a 16-3 (10-0 SCIAC) record in 2010.

She has served on the U.S. Lacrosse Board of Directors and Women's Game Committee, as well as their Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, since 2010.

In 2009, Miles worked with the goalkeepers as a volunteer coach at Virginia, in addition to serving as an admissions counselor at the school. She coached the Blue Ridge Lacrosse Club from 2007-09 and led the Virginia Western Region team to a gold medal in the 2008 Virginia Commonwealth Games.

A 2006 UVa graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences as a government major, Miles later worked as an admissions counselor in the Outreach Office for the University of Virginia Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Miles started in goal in 2005 and 2006 for UVa, leading the Cavaliers to Atlantic Coast Conference championships both seasons. She claimed berths on the ACC All-Tournament Team and the ACC All-Academic team in 2006. Miles played in seven games in each of her first two seasons, including 2004 when the Cavs defeated Princeton for the NCAA crown.

The Hyattsville, Md., product captained her Eleanor Roosevelt High School team in 2000 and 2001 and was also a letter-winning soccer player in high school.

Staff

Allison Comito

A four-time NCAA champion and two-time first team All-American at the University of Maryland, Allison Comito is in her third year at Cal, her first as an associate head coach, and also her third year as recruiting coordinator. A native of Glen Head, N.Y., Comito spent seven years as head coach Stony Brook University prior to joining the Golden Bear coaching staff under head coach Ginger Miles as an assistant coach in 2012 and 2013.

In her first year on the Cal coaching staff in 2012, Comito helped the Bears finish the campaign with an 8-8 record, including a 5-3 record in road contests. In addition, her efforts helped Cal standout Megan Takacs garner Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Player of the Year accolades.

Prior to coming to Berkeley, Comito was the head coach at Stony Brook University from 2005-11. She was named the America East Coach of the Year in 2007 after leading her squad to its first and only regular season America East Championship. Her coaching efforts helped Kaitlin Leggio earn America East Player of the Year honors.

Her coaching expertise extends to the international level, as well. Comito was an assistant coach for the inaugural Women's Irish Team at the 2009 World Cup in the Czech Republic. The Irish finished in the top five in the tournament.

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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.
 

CAL Golden Bear Developmental Lacrosse Camp

Check-in
Check-in will take place at 8:30am at Witter Field. Instruction begins at 9:00am and pick up will be at 3:00pm each day. As a reminder, campers must bring their own lunch and drink each day.

Check-out
There will be a championship game Thursday morning starting at approximately 10:00am followed by a brief awards ceremony. Campers need to be picked up at the field at 11:30am.

Hours: 9:00am to 3:00pm
 
PLEASE BRING:
• Stick
• Goggles
• Mouth guard
• Turfs/sneakers
• Water bottle
• Lunch/ $ for lunch
• Optional: $ for camp store
 
 

CAL Golden Bear Elite Lacrosse Camp

Check-in
ALL CAMPERS (both overnight and extended day) check-in at 12:00pm at designated dorm (details to follow).

Check-out
There will be a championship game Thursday morning starting at approximately 10:00am followed by a brief awards ceremony. Extended Day Campers need to be picked up at the field at 11:30am and overnight campers will check out of the dorm immediately following the awards ceremony.

Commuter Hours: MON 12:00pm-8:30pm, TUE, WED 8:45am-8:30pm and THURS 9:00am-11:30am. Overnight camp is all inclusive.
 
Housing & Roommates
Campers will be housed in single, double and triple occupancy rooms at the Unit 1 Residence Halls and are assigned by age and roommate requests. 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: Unit 1 dorms
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Provided
Air Conditioning:  No
Meals: All meals will be provided in the Crossroads Dining Hall
Suggested spending money: $40
Key Deposit: Not required
Lost Keys: For lost keys you will be responsible for a $50 charge for regular rooms/$75 for suites
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during all field sessions

 

Transportation

Due to University and NCAA Policies, we are not allowed to offer any transportation to and from camps. The airport closest to the Berkeley campus is Oakland International Airport; San Francisco International Airport is also within a reasonable distance. There are several options that we suggest.
 
There are a few shuttle services that offer transportation to and from Oakland & San Francisco International Airports. Reservations must be made at least a few days in advance, you can make reservations over the phone or online.
 
BAYPORTER EXPRESS
 
Website:www.bayporter.com
Phone:  1-877-467-1800 (Local, Bay Area)  1-415-467-1800 (Long Distance, Outside Bay Area)
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $25.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $29.00 (One Way)
 
SUPER SHUTTLE
Website: www.supershuttle.com
Phone:  1-800-258-3826
Pricing: (All Prices are Approximate)
To/From Oakland International Airport/Campus $32.00 (One Way)
To/From San Francisco International Airport/Campus $35.00 (One Way)



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Cal Overnight Lacrosse Camper

  • 5/5.
Awesome camp!

The Cal lax coaches were awesome!! Camp was so much fun and very well organized. I learned a lot of new things and the coaches force you to really push yourself. I would recommend this camp to others due to the level of experience and knowledge of it's coaches. The balance of instruction, scrimmages and free time was perfect!

Cal Overnight Lacrosse Camper

  • 5/5.
Amazing!

This was an amazing camp! I learned so much and made some amazing friends. The instruction, nighlty games, a tour of the campus and the recruiting talk were just a few of the highlights of camp. 

Cal Overnight Lacrosse Camper

  • 5/5.
Highly recommend!

I would highly recommend the Cal Lacrosse Camp to anyone who loves lacrosse and is interested in taking their game to the next level! The coaches are fantastic and the drills always keep you busy. You get a lot of playing time, and it is a great opportunity to play in front of college coaches...and the experience was awesome!

Nike Cal Lacrosse Camp

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Berkeley, California 94704


1-800-645-3226

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