Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Northern Kentucky University

Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Northern Kentucky University
Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Northern Kentucky University

Come join Xcelerate Camp Director, Jay Card and get better this summer at the Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camp at Northern Kentucky University! Only seven miles from Cincinnati, in the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky beltway this location is ideal for all regional players in the area.

Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse is proud to host it’s 3rd annual camp at Northern Kentucky University. With brand NEW playing fields and air conditioned dorms, campers will get a true taste of college life. An ALL-STAR cast of coaches will once again be ready to teach the up and coming stars of the region. The playing talent is rich in the beltway and our coaches can’t wait to help campers reach a new level of play.

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’
  • 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!
  • NKU Girls only camp also being offered June 13-16
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Ryan Wheeler
Co-Director

Ryan Wheeler

Directing camp this summer at Northern Kentucly is Ryan Wheeler.

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  • 2008 MLL Chicago Machine
  • 2007 MLL Los Angeles Riptide
  • 2007-2011 U.S. National Indoor Lacrosse Team
  • 2007 ILF World Cup Bronze Medalist
  • 2005 & 2006 Outstanding American Teacher Recipient
  • 1999-2001 Manhattan College
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Brian Lalley
Co-Director

Brian Lalley

Directing camp this summer at Northern Kentucky is Brian Lalley. 

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Brian Lalley is in his 3rd year with Xcelerate after spending 4 seasons as the Men’s Head Assistant Coach at Canisius College (D1) where he served as the team’s offensive coordinator.

During his time with Canisius, Lalley helped three players earn four All-MAAC selections. He guided Simon Giourmetakis to first-team all-conference accolades in 2011 and 2012, becoming just the fourth player in the program’s history to garner first-team honors on two occasions.  In addition, midfielder Tim Edwards collected 2012 MAAC Rookie of the Year accolades to go along with second-team all-conference honors.

Prior to joining the Canisius coaching staff in 2009, Lalley played four seasons at Ohio State. He was also a two-year starter at Orchard Park High School in the Buffalo area, earning All-America, first-team All-Western New York and first-team All-ECIC honors.

A three-time Academic All-Big Ten Selection, Lalley graduated from Ohio State with his bachelor’s degree in consumer affairs with a minor in business and a concentration in coaching. He earned his master’s in sport administration from Canisius in 2011 and a master’s in physical education in 2013.

• 2009-2013 Assistant Coach - Canisius College
• Coached 5 players to All-MAAC accolades
• 2005-2009 Ohio State University
• 3 x All-Academic Big Ten Selection
• Orchard Park (NY) All American

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 13th to Thursday, June 16th
• 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 13th
• Check-in between 1:00-1:30pm at University Suites.
• Once checked in parents do NOT have to stay for general check in at 3:00pm.
• The specialty clinic fee is an additional $85.

Note: Space is limited

More Important 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.

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Check-in Monday, June 13th
• Check-in takes place from 3:00pm to 4:30pm on day one at University Suites.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.

Check out Thursday, June 16th
• Check-out on the final day is 11:00am at University Suites.
 
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: University Suites
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 13th
• Check-in between 4:00-4:30 pm, at University Suites.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45 pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
• Pick up is 8:45 pm at University Suites.

June 14th & 15th
• Check-in is 8:45 am at University Suites.
• Pick up is 8:45 pm at University Suites.

Thursday, June 16th
• Last day check-in is 8:45 am at University Suites.
• Last day pick up is 11:30 am at University Suites.

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.

  • Xcelerate Nike T-Shirt - Price: $25 (SOLD OUT!)
  • 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, 2016). 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, 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.

Note: If qualified, you may choose ONLY ONE discount

Facilities

Northern Kentucky University 

Welcome to Northern Kentucky University located seven miles south of downtown Cincinnati and less than two hours away from Lexington and Louisville. The campus is accessible from four major highways and just 20 minutes away from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The campus is nestled in the hills of a safe and quiet suburb in Northern Kentucky with all the attributes of a larger college town. In athletics, NKU began competing on the NCAA Division I level during the 2012-13 academic year as the newest member of the Atlantic Sun Conference.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 8:45 AM Extended Day Campers Arrive
  • 9:00 AM Station Work, Drills, Position Work
  • Noon Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Rest Hour / Camp Store / Swimming
  • 2:00 PM Demonstrations, Position Work
  • 3:00 PM Small Group Scrimmages, Team Play
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:15 PM 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

Carol F. Parent of No. Kentucky Lacrosse Camper '15

  • 5/5.
Thank you!

I'd like to thank you, for giving Josh a great experience. He came away with improved skill and more confidence in his game. The group of boys from Florida that we traveled with could not stop talking about their week with you, how much they learned and how fun the camp was. I think I can safely say you did a great job with our boys from Jupiter, Florida.

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Parent of No. Kentucky Overnight Camper '15

  • 4/5.
Thanks for Everything!

I want to thank you and the coaches for doing such a great job. John has really enjoyed Xcelerate. I couldn’t have asked for a better group of coaches for John; they were positive and very motivating and helped John improve his lacrosse skills. He now loves going to practices and spending more time playing lacrosse. Thanks for everything.

Parent of No. Kentucky Overnight Camper '15

  • 5/5.
Fantastic!

Your camp was fantastic! The skill level of the coaches and personal attention was very helpful. My son said the days were full and intense. Please let us know when you have your spring camp and also the summer camp for next year!

Parent of No. Kentucky Overnight Camper '15

  • 5/5.
Incredible Value!

This camp was first rate and I feel like when you compare it to all of the day camps we send our children to throughout the summer this was an incredible value for the money spent given it was overnight and included meals! Our son enjoyed himself and fell head over heals for lacrosse during his week at camp!

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Boys
Overnight $550.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $450.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.