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Come join Castleton's Head Men's Lacrosse Coach, Bo McDougall, and get better this summer at the Nike Lacrosse Camp at Castleton University! The quintessential New England village is within a short drive to cities such as Burlington to the north, Rutland to the east, Albany to the west, and Boston to the south.

Castleton’s 165-acre campus is nestled in Vermont’s scenic Lakes Region between the state’s majestic Green Mountains and the Adirondacks of New York. Instruction each day will take place at Castleton's Spartan Stadium. The multi-use artificial turf facility opened in the fall of 2009 and is one of the finest in New England. It's going to be a great camp!

Highlights Include
  • Complete Skills Camp for Boys Ages 9-17
  • 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 Coaches

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    Camp Director Bo McDougall

    McDougall is in his sixth season as Castleton's head men's lacrosse coach after leading the program to its 13th consecutive conference championship appearance in 2016.

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Camp Details

This summer, Castleton is offering one session of overnight with a commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) option available. Youth and High School lacrosse players from all parts of the northeast will have a great opportunity to learn new skills and grow self-confidence as they work though focused, intensive training sessions each day. All while staying in safe and comfortable air-conditioned dorms a short distance from the playing fields. 

OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES

• 3 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey

EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES

• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey 

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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
Check-in takes place on Sunday, July 16th between 2:30-3:30pm at Hoff Hall.

Check-out
There will be a closing ceremony at Castleton Spartan Stadium on Wednesday, July 19th at 11:00am. Extended day campers depart from the field and overnight Campers check-out from the dorm immediately following.

Extended Day Campers
On the first day of camp, extended day campers should check-in between 3:00-3:30pm at Hoff Hall. All other days, extended day campers can report to the Castleton Spartan Stadium at 8:45am. Extended day campers can be picked up at the field no later than 9:00pm. On the last day of camp, there will be a closing ceremony at 11:00am at Castleton Spartan Stadium and extended day campers depart immediately following.

Daily Schedule: SUN 4PM-9PM, MON-TUE 9AM-9PM, WED 9AM-11:30AM

Housing & Roommates
Campers stay 2 per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 10 days before the start of camp. After that, the request can't be guaranteed. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age.

  • Dorm: Hoff Hall
  • Bathrooms: shared
  • Linens: Not provided
  • Air Conditioning: Yes • Dorm has AC - No fan needed
  • Suggested spending money: $40
  • Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

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.

Discounts Available

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
  • 5:30 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!

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Castleton's Spartan Stadium

Instruction each day will take place at Castleton's Spartan Stadium. The multi-use artificial turf facility opened in the fall of 2009 and is one of the finest in New England. Castleton’s 165-acre campus is nestled in Vermont’s scenic Lakes Region between the state’s majestic Green Mountains and the Adirondacks of New York, providing panoramic views and outdoor opportunities for all seasons. The quintessential New England village is within a short drive to cities such as Burlington to the north, Rutland to the east, Albany to the west, and Boston to the south.

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    • 5/5.
    Thanks!

    This Castleton camp was one of the best weekends I've had. Made many new friends and learned to love the game of lacrosse even more. I already plan on telling my school teammates about this camp and how much fun it was. Thanks for the great camp! 

    — Castleton State College Overnight Camper '15

    • 5/5.
    Can't wait to go back!

    My son was fortunate to take part in Castleton State College's first year hosting a Nike Lacrosse camp this August. From the moment of check-in, we experienced the organization, planning and professionalism that went in to putting together this fantastic camp. The coaching was terrific, enthusiastic, and supportive. My son's only complaint was that it ended too soon! We'll definitely be signing up again next year.

    — Parent of Castleton State College Overnight Camper '15

    • 5/5.
    Great camp!

    Great coaches. Great facilities. Great kids.

    — Parent of Castleton State College Camper '15

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    • 5/5.
    Thanks!

    The kids have fun and play lots of lacrosse. Coach Bo McDougall was terrific!

    — Parent of Castleton State College Camper '15

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Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Castleton University

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Bo McDougall, Camp Director
Castleton University
Castleton, Vermont 05735

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