Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at The Pennington School
WORK HARD. DREAM BIG.
AT NIKE LACROSSE CAMP
USSC is excited to offer it's first Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp in New Jersey. The Pennington School is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia in Mercer County, New Jersey.
At Nike Lacrosse Camps we are committed to helping each camper become a better lacrosse player, and we hope all our participants leave camp having established new friendships and more passion for the game. Over the course of camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills.
- Complete Skills Camp for Boys 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 Jason Carter
Directing camp this summer is Jason Carter, Co-founder of Team Turnpike and head coach of Pennington's lacrosse team.View Jason Carter's Bio & Lacrosse Tips ⟩
Coach Carter attended Princeton High School from ’92-’96 where he captained in football, basketball, and lacrosse. In football he earned first team all conference honors as a junior and senior. In lacrosse, he earned 2nd All-State honors as a senior and participated in the Gil Gibbs all-star game. Coach Carter attended Rowan University from ’96-’02 playing both football (’96-’97) and soccer (’99-’00). While playing in both soccer and football during his time at Rowan, Jason participated in two Div III National Championships.
Coach Carter is the recipient of the 2008 Assistant Coach of the Year of the Pitt Division. Princeton High School has made the New Jersey State Playoffs 5 out of the 6 years Coach Carter has been there as well as coaching a team that tied a school record 17 victories for a season. Princeton High was Co-CVC Champions in 2008.
Lacrosse Tips by Jason Carter:
This summer, The Pennington School is offering one week of overnight and extended day camp (9:00am-9:00pm) for ages 9-18. At the Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp, our goal is to bring out the very best in every player we coach. To achieve this goal Jason Carter and his staff will focus on providing a better understanding of the game of lacrosse in a fun and exciting manner. All skills and drills will be age appropriate and will help foster the fundamentals and demands of the sport in a positive way. Skills emphasized will include: stick work, shooting fundamentals, agility and fitness training, communication activities, multiple player concepts, game situationsand team building.
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 2PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12 NOON
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 takes place between 1:00-2:00pm on Monday, July 23rd. There will be a camp orientation meeting at 2:00pm and parents are welcome to join their campers for this meeting. A detailed schedule for the week will be provided at that time.
There will be a closing ceremony at the field on Thursday, July 26th at 11:30am. Overnight campers check-out from the dorm immediately following.
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.
ROOMMATES & DORM
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!
LINENS: Not provided
AIR CONDITIONING: TBD
SUGGESTED SPENDING MONEY: $40
MEDICAL FACILITY: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
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.
DAILY SCHEDULE: MON 2PM-9PM, TUE-WED 9AM-9PM, THURS 9AM-12 NOON
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!
The Pennington School
Located just 40 miles from Philadelphia and 60 from NYC, Pennington is centrally located with easy access for our campers coming from across the Northeast. Campers will train each day at the Tom Liwosz Turf Field.