Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Berry College
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AT NIKE LACROSSE CAMP
Back for our 7th summer in 2018! Berry College is located next to Rome in northwest Georgia, 72 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga. As the sport strengthens in Georgia, this camp presents an incredible opportunity for youth players to improve their skills, and for high school players to get a taste of playing for Berry College.
From the first class playing fields to the air conditioned dorms to the wonderful dining hall, campers will get a true taste of college life. Brittni Dulaney and her staff can’t wait to help campers reach a new level of play by providing a positive training environment, building confidence and a passion for the game.
- Complete Skills Camp for Girls Ages 9-18
- Superior instruction from College Coaches
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- 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
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Camp Director Brittni Dulaney
Brittni Dulaney was named Berry College head women's lacrosse coach in November of 2017.View Brittni Dulaney's Bio & Lacrosse Tips ⟩
A native of Rome, Ga., Dulaney played her prep lacrosse at Darlington where she was a three-time All-State selection. From there, she went on to attend and play collegiate lacrosse at NCAA Division I Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. While playing at Presbyterian, she was named Rookie of the Year her freshman year and to the National Lacrosse Conference All-Tournament Team as a co-captain in both her junior and senior seasons. Dulaney was also named Most Valuable Offensive Player her sophomore and junior years.
After graduating from Presbyterian, Dulaney was tabbed to start the women's lacrosse program from scratch for Shorter University in 2010-11. During her seven years at Shorter, she was named NWLL Coach of the Year in 2011, as well as Coach of the Year for the Gulf South Conference in 2017. Along with establishing a very successful lacrosse program, she earned her Master in Business Administration from Shorter in 2016.
Lacrosse Tips by Brittni Dulaney:
Assistant Coach Maggie La Vangie
Maggie La Vangie was named Berry College assistant women's lacrosse coach at the start of the 2018 season.View Maggie La Vangie's Bio ⟩
A Fleming Island, Fla., native, La Vangie began her collegiate lacrosse career in 2013 at LaGrange College. She played with the Panthers for two years before transferring to Shorter University to compete under current Berry College women's lacrosse head coach Brittni Dulaney. While finishing her senior year of competition at Shorter, La Vangie was named to the All-Time Gulf South Conference (GSC) All-Tournament Defensive Team. She also finished third for caused turnovers in the GSC conference tournament that same year.
La Vangie graduated from Shorter University in 2017 with a bachelor's in science and a concentration in general biology.
This summer, Berry is offering one week of overnight and extended day camp (9:00am-9:00pm) for ages 9-18. At the Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Berry College, our goal is to stimulate a love for the game by immersing you in the sport and giving you the kind of focused, intensive training essential to improvement. Over the course of camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills.
OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES
• 3 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES
• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
• Camp hours: MON 1:30PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12PM
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 MONDAY, JULY 16TH
- Overnight campers – between 1:00-2:00pm.
- Ext. Day campers – between 1:30-2:00pm. Extended day campers depart at 9:00pm.
CHECK-OUT THURSDAY, JULY 19TH
- A closing ceremony will take place at the field on at 11:30am.
- Extended Day campers will leave directly from the field.
- Overnight campers will checkout from the dorm following the closing ceremony.
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: West Mary Hall
LINENS: Not provided
AIR CONDITIONING: Dorm has AC
SUGGESTED SPENDING MONEY: $40
MEDICAL FACILITY: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in all activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
All meals are included for overnight campers. Lunch and dinner is included for Extended Day Campers. Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with breakfast on the last day.
Extended Day Campers
On the first day of camp, extended day campers should arrive at the check-in time dressed to play. All other days, the arrival time is 8:45am. Extended day campers depart at 9:00pm (lunch and dinner included). Drop off and pick up locations will be provided at check-in.
EXTENDED DAY CAMPER HOURS: MON 1:30PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12PM
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, all 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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 am Breakfast (Overnighters)
- 9:00 am Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:30 am Line Drills and Stations
- 10:30 am Position Work
- Noon Lunch and rest
- 1:30 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!
Berry offers an unusually beautiful environment for camp on its 27,000-acre campus, one of the world's largest. Fields, forests, lakes and mountains provide scenic beauty in a protected natural setting. Campers train each day at Ford Field, home of Berry's women's lacrosse team, on the Berry College campus. Along with a top-notch game facility, the Lady Vikings enjoy full-size practice fields located between Ford Field and William R. Bowdoin Field and behind Ford Field. The practice fields are also quality venues, and have hosted regulation soccer matches and lacrosse games, as well.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
Learned some great skills!
July 22, 2017: My girls enjoyed camp. They both play U 13 and learned some great skills from the coaches and staff. As a parent I wish there was a website that the staff could take an post picture too so parents could see what was going on while they are away.
— Peggy S. Parent
See you next summer!
July 31, 2016: I learned so much! I'm so glad I got the opportunity to learn from the lacrosse players of Berry College! They are very impressive players and have a lot to share. I loved the facilities and the food was great. See you next summer!
— Bryn B. Camper
Can’t wait to go back next summer!
July 29, 2016: I would recommend the camp to others because the instruction during the scrimmages were great, but I also formed a bond with the girls that I met at the camp. My coaches were so nice and always willing to help me when I needed it. Can’t wait to go back next summer!
— Arial H. Camper
July 30, 2015: I highly recommend this camp, my daughter is 10 and I saw much improvement in her confidence and her skills in the three day camp.
— Georgia A. Parent
July 30, 2015: My daughter loved the camp and is already planning to come back next year!!
— Hope H. Parent
Will definitely be back!
July 28, 2015: I was so glad to find a NIKE Lacrosse camp right here in Georgia & the facility was as great as the Coaches/Staff. I will definitely be back next year & will tell all my friends.
— Eliza H. Camper
Learn new skills!
July 27, 2015: I have been playing lacrosse for a long time, but I learned a lot of new drills that I did not learn at other overnight lacrosse camps.
— Hailey N. Camper
So much fun!
July 27, 2015: They really helped us with strengthening our skills through good drills and they create a fun yet intense atmosphere.
— Emily R. Camper