Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Framingham State University
2023 Dates & Prices Now Available!
US Sports Camps is excited to offer an outstanding Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Framingham State University, MA for high school and youth players. Come join long time Nike Camp Director, Martin Bowes this summer for a fun filled week of lacrosse!
At the Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp, our goal is to provide campers the fundamental skills, position specific training and in-game tactical knowledge needed to enhance your game.
- High School & Youth Camp for Boys Ages 10-18
- 8:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Daily emphasis on fundamentals, position training, drills and scrimmages
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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Camp Director Martin Bowes
Directing camp this summer is former Major League Lacrosse (MLL) player and long-time coach, Martin Bowes. Coach Bowes is also in his second season an assistant coach with Saint Michael's men's lacrosse program.View Martin Bowes's Bio ⟩
Formerly a high school coach in the Boston area, serving as an assistant coach at Wayland High School in 2013 and head coach at Quincy High School, his alma mater, in 2014 and 2015, Bowes has owned and operated Complete Lacrosse Academy in Norwood, Mass., since 2016.
Bowes played seven years in the MLL, starting and ending his career with the Boston Cannons, totaling six goals, two assists and 32 ground balls in 35 games between 2013 and 2016 before rejoining the club in 2019. During the 2017 and 2018 campaigns, Bowes totaled four goals and 16 ground balls in 12 outings for the Florida Launch. During his career, he helped the Cannons and Launch advance to the MLL semifinals once apiece.
After scoring 234 points over his final three years at Quincy High, Bowes played four years at Division I University of Hartford, graduating in 2012 with a degree in civil engineering. He potted career highs with 20 goals and 13 assists as a junior, helping the Hawks go 11-7, win the America East Conference Championship and make their NCAA Tournament debut. Bowes recorded his first career hat trick, along with an assist, during an 11-10 upset of 13th-ranked Stony Brook (N.Y.) University in the America East final. He tacked on 18 goals and 12 assists as a senior, landing on the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) All-New England first team. Bowes finished his career with 46 goals and 28 helpers for 74 points in 55 games out of the midfield.
- Founder, Compete Lacrosse Academy
- StringKing Professional
- University of Hartford (2008 - 2013)
- Boston Cannons (2012 - 2016, 2019)
- Florida Launch (2017-2018)
Coaching Staff ASA Sports
The ASA Sports coaching staff is made up of some of the most talented and seasoned coaches in New England! All of the ASA coaches are trained and registered to ensure all campers receive high-quality instruction in a fun and safe environment.View ASA Sports's Bio ⟩
Now in our 27th year, A Step Ahead Inc. (ASA Hoops) has become a year-round operation offering clinics, classes, camps and AAU. In 2022, over 5500 participants have entered our programs. This up-coming year will be our biggest yet, with over 60 camps scheduled and the expansion of our AAU program ASA Hoops will be one of the biggest basketball operations in New England. Participants, boys and girls, range in age from 7-18 and have come from communities throughout New England and across the globe.
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect high demand for these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. This summer, Framingham State is offering a one week half-day camp (8:30am-2:00pm) for ages 10-18.
- Dates: July 31-August 3
- Age Group: 10-18
- Gender: Boys
- Camp Type: Day Camp
- Schedule: 8:30am-2:00pm, Monday-Thursday
- Check-In: 8:00-8:30am at the Athletic Fields (220 Maple Street, Framingham, MA 01702)
- Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
- Program: For the Advanced/Complete Skills program at the Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp, our goal is to provide campers the fundamental skills, position-specific training, and in-game tactical knowledge needed to enhance your game.
Framingham State Athletic Fields
220 Maple Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Monday, June 31st to Thursday, August 3rd
- Check in Day 1: 8:00-8:30am at the Athletic Fields
- Check in Day 2, 3 & 4: 8:15-8:30am at the Athletic Fields
- Check out: 2:00pm at the Athletic Fields
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Instruction: Morning and afternoon training sessions
- Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours.
- Reversible Jersey & Prizes: Campers will receive a Nike Lacrosse Reversible Jersey and prizes.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
- Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
- Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
- Equipment Needed: Please bring your helmet, mouthpiece, cleats, lacrosse stick, gloves, and pads.
- Facility: Framingham State Athletic Fields
- Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
- Health & Release Forms (Online)
- Cleats or Turf Shoes
- Helmet and Mouthpiece
- Lacrosse Stick, Gloves & Pads
- Water Bottle
- Please Bring a Healthy Lunch and Snack Each Day
- COVID PPE (as required by state/local guidelines)
Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE LACROSSE CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our lacrosse camps please see our FAQ page.
This camp must comply with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.Show Less See More Camp Details
SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE
- 8:30am-9:00am: Check In
- 9:00am: Full camp stretch and strengthen - Shoulder, wrist, and back exercises to increase fundamental passing, shooting, ground ball, and defensive checking abilities
- 9:15am-10:30am: Fundamental stick work, ball movement, shooting; instructed to increase lacrosse IQ for game situations
- 10:30am-11:30am: Position-specific training: Attack, Midfield, Defense, Face-offs, Goalies
- 11:30-12:00pm: Lunch
- 12:00-1:00pm: Scripted and Structured game situations, made to simulate specific aspects of live-game play, created for experience and immediate feedback from coaches
- 1:00-1:30pm: Position-specific training: Attack, Midfield, Defense, Face-offs, Goalies- created to lead into the next day’s lacrosse IQ concepts that will be covered.
- 1:30-2:00pm: Game
- 2:00pm: End
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.
Framingham State University
The 73-acre campus is located in Framingham, Massachusetts 20 miles from Boston.
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.