Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Auburn University

Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Auburn University
Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Auburn University

2015 will be our 3rd year at Auburn University...and we are psyched! It’s the perfect ‘Big Time’ college setting for our high performance camp in the state of Alabama.

Youth and High School lacrosse players from all parts of the southeast will have an opportunity to learn from some of the Best Pro Players and Coaches in the game today. All while staying in safe and comfortable air-conditioned dorms a short distance from the playing fields. It’s going be a great camp!

Highlights Include

  • Free NIKE Lacrosse Head given to the FIRST 20 registered campers!
  • The BEST Topnotch Lacrosse Instruction; 8 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Boys ages 10-18: All Positions - All Levels of Play
  • Clean & Comfortable Air Conditioned Dorm Rooms
  • Auburn Olympic Size swimming pool
  • Xcelerate Nike Reversible Jersey & Lanyard
  • Special Goalie instruction
  • Pre-Camp Specialty Shooting & Defense Clinics available
  • Xcelerate Nike Competition Prizes and Raffle on the last day of camp!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Jay Card
Camp Director

Jay Card

Directing camp this summer at Auburn University is Jay Card. 

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Professional: Long Island Lizards, Rochester Rattlers (MLL), Minnesota Swarm (NLL)
College: Hofstra University
 
Coaching Experience:
• Xcelerate Camp Director (4 years)
• Assistant Coach, NJIT (2014-present)
 
Awards:
• 3x USILA All-American (2009-2011)
• Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Year (2009)
• Hofstra University Male Athlete of the Year (2009)
• CAA Rookie of the Year (2008)
• Captain of U-19 Canadian National Team (2008)
• International Lacrosse Federation All-World Team (2008)

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Andrew Vigne - Goalie Director
Coach

Andrew Vigne - Goalie Director

Andrew Vigne enters his second year at Williams College as an assistant for the men’s lacrosse team. Vigne serves as the Ephs' defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator....

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Andrew Vigne enters his second year at Williams College as an assistant for the men’s lacrosse team. Vigne serves as the Ephs' defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.
 
Prior to Williams College, Vigne was an assistant for the Wellesley College women’s lacrosse team in 2012 and the Merrimack College men’s lacrosse team in 2010 and 2011.  Vigne was also a volunteer goalie coach at Middlesex School from 2009 to 2012.
 
Vigne graduated from Guilford College in 2008 where he majored in business management and double minored in money & finance and human resources.
 
At Guilford, Vigne was a four-year starter in goal for the Quakers where he ranks first in minutes played (2,656), second in goals against average (12.54), and third in total saves (674).  Vigne was named All-ODAC Honorable Mention in 2008.
 
Vigne will also serve as the head goalie coach for the Ephs as well.

Staff

OUR COACHES TEACH ALL LEVELS OF PLAY We provide a nice balance of experienced senior staff members, highly skilled professional players, enthusiastic recent college graduates, and...

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OUR COACHES TEACH ALL LEVELS OF PLAY

We provide a nice balance of experienced senior staff members, highly skilled professional players, enthusiastic recent college graduates, and current college players. Their coaching credentials are outstanding: All-Pros, All-Americans, Hall of Famers, Coaches of the Year, and All-World players.

Camp Details

XCELERATE NIKE LACROSSE / THE ULTIMATE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE!

Monday, June 22nd to Thursday, June 25th
• Overnight & Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) options available

Specialty Pre-Camp Clinics

Xcelerate Lacrosse offers a specialized Shooting-Dodging clinic and LSM-Defensive clinic at ALL of our Overnight Summer Camp Locations from 1:30pm - 4:30pm on the first day of camp. Clinic check-in is 1pm with dinner at 5pm. The clinics will be taught by top players and coaches. 

♦ Shooting & Dodging Pre-Camp Clinic (Optional)
♦ LSM & Defensive Clinic (Optional)

Pre-Camp Specialty Clinic Check-in Monday, June 22nd
• Check-in between 1:00-1:30pm at Hollifield Hall.
• Once checked in parents do NOT have to stay for general check in at 3:00pm.
• The specialty clinic fee is an additional $75.

Note: Space is limited

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.

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Check-in Monday, June 22nd
• Check-in between 3:00-4:30pm at Leischuck Residence Hall. 
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
 
Check-out Thursday, June 25th
• Check-out between 11:00am-12:00pm at Leischuck Residence Hall.
 
HOUSING & ROOMMATES
2 campers per room. 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: Leischuck Residence Hall 
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: Yes
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during field sessions
 
♦ No fan needed - dorms air-conditioned

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 CAMPERS

Monday, June 22nd
• Check-in between 4:00-4:30 pm, at Leischuck Residence Hall.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45 pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
• First Day pick up is 8:45 pm at Leischuck Residence Hall.

June 23rd & 24th
• Check-in is 8:45 am at Leischuck Residence Hall.
• Pick up is 8:45 pm at Leischuck Residence Hall.

Thursday, June 25th
• Last day check-in is 8:45 am at Leischuck Residence Hall.
• Last Day pick up is 11:30 am at Leischuck Residence Hall.
 
Daily Schedule: MON 4:30PM-8:45PM, TUE-WED 8:45AM-8:45PM, THURS 8:45AM-11:30AM

CAMP APPAREL

Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an Xcelerate Nike t-shirt in the camp registration process. You will receive items purchased on the first day at camp check-in. (SOLD OUT!)

  • Xcelerate Nike T-Shirt - Price: $25
  • T-Shirt Sizes Available in Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large.

DAILY SCHEDULE

We have three sessions per day. A great deal of instruction takes place in the early part of the day, demonstrations and instruction mid-day, and games during the evening session. We also like to throw in a number of ‘fun’ activities like our fastest shot contest, freestyle/skills competition, swim time, rec time, and camper vs. coach game.

Below is a template and is subject to change.

Discounts Available 

Early Bird Discount: $50 (Available until January 15, 2015). You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the early bird discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the early bird discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. The ealy bird discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Previous Camper Discount: $25. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the previous camper discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the previous camper discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Previous camper discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Sibling Discount: $25 off each player. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the sibling discount over the phone or you can indicate that you are eligible for the sibling discount in the “comments” field when registering via our secure website. Sibling discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Goalie Discount: $100. To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $100 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. PLEASE NOTE: Once we’ve reached our quota of registered goalies the discount will no longer be available. The goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Team Discount: $25. 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.

Note: If qualified, you may choose ONLY ONE discount

Facilities

Auburn University

Auburn is a small, friendly university town located on the beautiful plains of eastern Alabama, about 50 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama's capital, and 115 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. Other nearby cities are Birmingham (110 miles northwest) and Columbus, Georgia (35 miles east). Auburn has a population just over 40,000 and has the feel of a small town with everything you would expect from a major city, except for the traffic. 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 8:45 AM Extended Day Campers Arrive
  • 9:00 AM Morning Lacrosse Session: Station Work, Drills, Position Work
  • Noon Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Rest Hour / Camp Store / Swimming
  • 2:00 PM Afternoon Lacrosse Session: Demonstrations, Position Work, Small Group Scrimmages, Team Play
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:15 PM Evening Lacrosse Session: Team Instruction / Games
  • 8:45 PM Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:00 PM Free Time / Camp Store / Pizza
  • 10:45 PM Lights Out!

Camper Reviews

Parent of Auburn Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Had a blast!

Thanks a ton for organizing such an awesome camp!! Our son had a Blast.

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Parent of Auburn Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
A Great Camp Experience!

I just wanted to thank you all for a great camp. My son learned so much and has gained an even greater love for the game. Just wanted to commend the entire camp staff for a wonderful experience. Thank you!

Parent of Auburn Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
We'll Be Back!!

Thanks so much for another great camp! Can't wait until next year!

Parent of Auburn Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Spectacular Coaching!

My son couldn't stop talking about how awesome the coaches were and how he can't wait to come back next year!  Kudos to you and all your guys. What a great program!

Camp Dates & Prices

This camp is no longer available this season.
Please call us at 1-800-645-3226 if you would like help finding another camp, or join our email list to be notified of 2016 programs.

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