Xcelerate Nike Colorado Girls Adventure Lacrosse Camp Vail, Colorado
What better place to be than high in the Rocky Mountains during the summer months. Top level instruction will be offered to our campers from the best coaches in the game today.
We’re also giving every camper an opportunity to go whitewater rafting with our friends at Nova Guides, as well as, access to the Vail Athletic Club’s Indoor Climbing Wall and Training Center! Get ready for a fun filled week of high performance lacrosse instruction and adrenaline packed excitement!
- The BEST Topnotch Lacrosse Instruction; 8 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
- Girls ages 10-18: All Positions - All Levels of Play
- Clean & Comfortable privately owned lodge rooms (2 & 3 to a room)
- Short walk to playing fields (Rocky Mountain Backdrop!)
- Indoor Climbing Wall, Fitness Training, & Swimming Pool
- Opportunity to go Whitewater Rafting
- Xcelerate Nike Reversible Jersey & Lanyard
- Xcelerate Nike RAFFLE on the last day of camp!
High Performance Instruction…Every Position!
As the camp week progresses, every camper has an opportunity to move up to a more advanced group if the camper demonstrates a higher level of play. Our coaches are consistently trying to challenge our campers in order to improve their play as well as make sure that any transition is a smooth one.
Your skill level and overall team play will dramatically improve over the course of the camp week. Remember…EVERY FIELD POSITION is covered in our camp: Attack, Midfield, Defense, and Goalie.
Vail Mountain Lodge
Directing camp this summer in Vail is Kate Hood who enters her fourth season as assistant women's lacrosse coach at Regis in 2013-14 following a two year-stint as head field hockey and women's lacrosse coach at Simmons College, a Division III school in Boston, Mass. Hood helped Regis to their finest season in program history with a 12-2 overall record including a Western Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (WILA) championship in her first season.Read Full Bio
Hood, previously Leonard, is a 2003 graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., where she majored in psychology. She was a second team all-conference and an IWLCA all-region lacrosse performer her senior season, leading the team to an NCAA Division III tournament berth. Her team was the 2000 NCAA Championship runner-up and 2001 ECAC Champion team. Hood scored 31 goals and added nine assists, tying for the team lead in goals her senior campaign. She was a member of the Williams College field hockey team which qualified for the NCAA tournament every year she played. Hood was also a two-time captain of the Division I alpine ski team. She qualified for the NCAA Championships in skiing and was an NCAA Division I Academic All-American.
Hood led Simmons College, a lacrosse program that she started, to a 6-6 record on the lacrosse field in 2010. Hood coached nine lacrosse all-conference athletes and two field hockey all-conference athletes in her two years at Simmons.
From 2006-08, Hood was a coach, tutor, and house parent at Concord Academy in Concord, Mass. She was the head girl's field hockey and lacrosse coach, while also acting as an assistant coach for the alpine ski team. During this time, Hood earned her MA in Education from Tufts University.
Sarah Kellner begins her eighth season as Regis University women's lacrosse head coach in 2013-14 and will look to continue on the Rangers finest three seasons in program history. Kellner will look to make history this season when the Rangers and the other former WILA members enter the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Sarah was a four-year letterwinner at Cornell University (N.Y.). In 2003, as a senior, she was named Cornell University Female Athlete of the Year as well as being selected to the All-America first team. During her playing career at Cornell she twice guided her team to the NCAA Division I championship, including a Final Four appearance in 2002 when her team went 17-2. Kellner is a 2003 graduate of Cornell with a bachelor degree in development sociology.
Cristina Johnson is in her third season on the women's lacrosse staff following a stellar four-year career as a Ranger. The Hampstead, Md. native left an indelible mark on the Ranger program including leading the Rangers to their best season ever at 12-2 in 2011. That same season they were a perfect 6-0 in Western Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association games and the WILA Championship.
She left as the eighth leading goal scorer with 58 and her 73 total points are also eighth most in Regis history. She totaled 117 career ground balls which is sixth most in Ranger annals while grabbing 74 draw controls, third most at Regis.
OUR COACHES TEACH ALL LEVELS OF PLAY
We provide a nice balance of experienced senior staff members (college and high school coaches), enthusiastic recent college graduates, and current college players.
Check out Thursday, August 7th
2 to 3 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!
Housing: Vail Mountain Lodge
Air Conditioning: Yes
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during field session
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the lodge 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
Thursday, August 7th
Daily Schedule: MON 4:30PM-8:45PM, TUE-WED 8:45AM-8:45PM, THURS 8:45AM-11:00AM
Xcelerate Nike T-Shirt - Price: $20
Xcelerate Nike Shorts - Price: $35
Xcelerate Nike T-Shirt & Shorts - Price: $55
Please note that t-shirts and shorts are available in adult sizes.
*T-Shirt Sizes Available in Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large.
*Short Sizes Available in Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large.
Adventure Camper: Whitewater Rafting on Day 3
Below is a template and is subject to change.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
- 8:45 AM Extended Day Campers arrive at Vail Mountain Lodge
- 9:00 AM Morning Lacrosse Session: Station Work, Drills, Position Work *Wednesday White Water Rafting
- Noon Lunch
- 12:30 PM Rest Hour / Camp Store, Swimming, Climbing Wall, Training Center
- 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 arrive from Vail Mountain Lodge
- 9:00 PM Free Time / Camp Store / Pizza
- 10:45 PM Lights Out!