Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp Santa Cruz at Redwood Glen

Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp Santa Cruz at Redwood Glen
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Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp Santa Cruz at Redwood Glen

When looking for a beautiful location to host a Nike Lacrosse Camp, the Redwood Glen Camp and Conference Center, set in beautiful Scotts Valley certainly fits the bill. Nestled nine miles north of Santa Cruz, California, an easy drive from the Bay Area and beyond. The campus is defined by rolling meadows and towering redwoods, which provide a perfect backdrop for camp.

Located in the beautiful lush woods of the Santa Cruz Mountains and nestled among 206 acres of beautiful Redwoods, Madrones, Oaks, and Eucalyptus trees, Redwood Glen offers campers a unique place to play the game you love while focusing on fundamentals, position specific training, drills and scrimmages.

Highlights Include

  • Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
  • 10:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
  • 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

Michael O'Neill
Camp Director

Michael O'Neill

Directing the camp is UC Santa Cruz Head Men's Lacrosse Coach, Michael O'Neill. O'Neill has over 30 years of coaching experience both collegiately (University of Vermont, Ohio Wesleyan University and The Ohio State University) and in international competition where he coached the Dutch National Team in the 2012 European championships.

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  • Head coach: Dutch National team, 2012 European championships
  • Head coach: The University of Vermont 1982-1986, 40 win, 14 losses over 4 seasons
  • Head coach: East- West senior all star game
  • Recipient: Charles E. Marsters award for the most improved program in New England
  • Assistant coach: Ohio Wesleyan University, 4 NCAA tournament appearances, 4 NCAC championships, 1 NCAA national championship appearance
  • Head coach: Brookfield High school
  • Assistant coach: The Ohio State University
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Colleen O'Neill - Sports Psychology Consultant

Colleen holds a masters degree with an emphasis in sports psychology She has worked with numerous teams and individual athletes. Colleen currently works with the UC Santa Cruz Lacrosse...

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Colleen holds a masters degree with an emphasis in sports psychology She has worked with numerous teams and individual athletes. Colleen currently works with the UC Santa Cruz Lacrosse team and assists in team building and mental game development. In 2013 she helped the Men’s and Women’s Dutch Lacrosse teams at European Championships become a cohesive unit who consistently performed at their potential. She instructs team players in understanding motivation and its interrelationship to their teams success through teamwork, positive goal setting, positive self talk, and guided imagery. She helps athletes develop self control and composure that establishes focus and improve their game. She was a competitive gymnast for 12 years and a Division I collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Coach at The University of Vermont.

Camp Details

This summer Nike Lacrosse is offering one session of overnight with a commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) option available. 


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


• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey 
• Camp hours: SUN 3:00PM-9:00PM, MON-WED 8:45AM-9:00PM, THURS 8:45AM- 11:30AM

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 for all campers takes place from 3:00-4:00pm on Sunday, August 9th.

Camp Ends
A closing ceremony will take place at the field on Thursday, August 13th at 11:30am. Extended Day campers will leave directly from the field. Overnight campers will checkout from West Hall following the closing ceremony - Parents are invited to this!

Overnight Campers

Housing & Roommates
Campers 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: Madrone, Manzanita, Pine & Redwood
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning:  No | No A/C in dorm - please bring a fan
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

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 Campers

Extended day campers check-in on Sunday, August 9th between 1:00-1:30pm. You should come dressed and ready to play.

Monday through Thursday, extended day campers should arrive at the field at 8:45am.

Pick-Up Times
Sunday through Wednesday, extended day campers depart at 9:00pm (lunch and dinner included). Pick up locations for extended day campers will vary and be given out at check-in.

Camp Ends
On Thursday, extended day campers depart from the field after morning session, around 11:30am.

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, 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. Per NCAA rules, goalies in the 9th grade or older cannot receive this discount.


Redwood Glen Camp & Conference Center

Redwood Glen Camp and Conference Center is set in beautiful Scotts Valley, nine miles north of Santa Cruz, California, just off Highway 17. Nestled among 206 acres of beautiful Redwoods, Madrones, Oaks, and Eucalyptus trees, Redwood Glen offers beautiful facilities, excellent service, and delicious food.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:00 AM Breakfast (Overnighters)
  • 9:00 AM Stretching/Conditioning/Stickwork
  • 9:30 AM Line Drills and Stations
  • 10:30 AM Position Work
  • Lunch and rest Lunch and rest
  • 1:00 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

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This camp will be offered for the 1st time in 2015!

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.