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SECURE YOUR SPOT NOW! LIMITED AVAILABILITY FOR THIS 2024 LACROSSE CAMP!

Come join longtime Nike Camp Director, Bo McDougall, and get better this summer at the Nike Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State 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.

The 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
  • High School and Youth 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

  • Bo Mcdougall Csc

    Camp Director Bo McDougall

    After 12 seasons at the helm of the men's lacrosse program (2010 to 2023), Bo McDougall is stepping down to pursue a new role as the Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement for the university. McDougall won 93 games over his Castleton coaching career. His seven seasons of 10 or more wins make him the winningest coach in Castleton lacrosse's storied history. He patrolled the sidelines for two North Atlantic Conference Championships—2012 and 2014—and was named NAC Coach of the Year three times: 2012, 2013 and 2018.

    View Bo McDougall's Bio & Lacrosse Tips

Camp Details

SECURE YOUR SPOT!

You can expect a high demand for these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. This summer, Vermont State is offering one session of overnight with a commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) option available.

2024 OVERVIEW
  • Dates: July 21-24
  • Age Group: 9-17
  • Gender: Boys
  • Camp Type: Overnight, Extended Day (commuter)
  • Check-In: Check-in takes place on Sunday between 2:30-3:30pm at Morrill Hall. There will be a camp orientation meeting at 3:30pm and parents are welcome to join their campers for this meeting.
  • Check-out: Check-out takes place from 12:00pm-1:00pm at Hoff Hall after a brief closing ceremony.
  • Extended Day Schedule: SUN 2PM-9PM MON 9PM-9PM, TUE 9AM-9PM, WED 9AM-12PM **Times subject to change
  • Meals: All meals are provided for Overnight campers. Lunch and dinner are provided for all Extended Day (commuter) campers.
  • Program: The Advanced Skills/Complete Skills Camp is designed for high school/youth players (ages 10-16), and focuses on stick skills, position play, team concepts, and an overall intense level of competition.
CAMP ADDRESS

Vermont State University
360 South St
Castleton, VT 05735

Directions:

  • Click Here for directions to Vermont State University
  • Click for Google Maps to Morrill Hall
2024 HOUSING
  • Dorm: Morrill Hall
  • Number of Campers Per Room: 2 per room
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual and received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. 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!
  • Bathrooms: Shared
  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens or a sleeping bag, a pillow, a pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: YES - Dorm has A/C

SUPERVISION
The staff reside 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.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
  • Instruction: Morning, afternoon, and evening training sessions
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Extended Day campers: Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
  • Reversible Jersey & Prizes: Campers at multi-day camps will receive a Nike Lacrosse Camps 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: Castleton 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!

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

Checklist of things to bring:

  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Cleats
  • Athletic Socks
  • Helmet & Mouthpiece
  • Lacrosse Stick(s), Gloves, Pads
  • Goalies Must Have Full Protective Equipment
  • Comfortable Off-Field Clothes
  • Toiletries & Personal Items
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Turf Shoes or Running Shoes for
  • Alarm Clock
  • Extra Towels
  • Non-Perishable Snack Foods
  • Spending money (approx. $50)
  • Pillow & Pillowcase
  • Twin XL Sheets/Blanket or Sleeping Bag
  • No Fan Needed – Dorms Are Air Conditioned
  • Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS

Checklist of Things to Bring: We recommend that all Extended Day Campers bring a daily pack with the following items: Along with your lacrosse equipment, we recommend that you bring a day pack with the following items: water bottle, weather-appropriate clothing, cleats, and walking shoes.

Camp Schedule & Meals:

  • Sunday: Extended Day Campers should arrive dressed and ready to play. You will be assigned a counselor and given a complete schedule of all events during the week. Day Campers stay until 8:30pm. Dinner is provided.
  • Monday-Tuesday: Extended Day Camper Hours – 9:00am-9:00pm. Lunch and dinner is provided.
  • Wednesday: Extended Day Camper Hours - 9:00am-12:00pm. Check-out is immediately after the camp concludes at 12:00pm. Departure time may change depending on the event.
TRANSPORTATION

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

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.

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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!

Vermont State Facility Pic

Vermont State University

The 165-acre Castleton campus in southwestern Vermont is nestled within a village full of New England character in the heart of the Green Mountains. On campus, the Woodruff Bells ring out the Castleton Anthem each day at noon, and our open-air pavilion hosts homecoming activities in the autumn and an annual concert series in summer.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    July 27, 2023: I liked the last two days of the camp where we were able to do more contact drills and more drills to make our in game skills better.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 27, 2023: Tyler said the coaching staff was so skilled and learned so much!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 29, 2023: opportunity for independence while doing something my child loves

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 27, 2023: That he had fun and learned some ways to improve his skills

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 27, 2023: Meeting other kids who love lacrosse as much as our son.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 27, 2023: great practices, made friends, enjoyed the food

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    He really enjoyed interacting with coaches and college players.

    — Anonymous

Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State University

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Bo McDougall, Camp Director
Vermont State University
Castleton, Vermont 05735
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike
Lacrosse
Vermont
Castleton
https://www.ussportscamps.com/lacrosse/nike/nike-boys-lacrosse-camp-vermont
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State University
USD
64776
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State University - High School
Boys
14-17
Jul 21-Jul 24, 2024
585.00
Programs: Advanced Skills
Age Group: 14 - 17
Gender: Boys
Overnight $585.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

Extended Day 9:00AM-9:00PM $485.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
USD
64777
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State University - Youth/Middle School
Boys
9-13
Jul 21-Jul 24, 2024
585.00
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 9 - 13
Gender: Boys
Overnight $585.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Extended Day 9:00AM-9:00PM $485.00 USD
Availability: Limited

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
USD
64778
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State University - High School Goalie (SOLD OUT)
Boys
14-17
Jul 21-Jul 24, 2024
585.00
Programs: Goalie
Age Group: 14 - 17
Gender: Boys
Overnight $585.00 USD
Availability: Wait List

Extended Day 9:00AM-9:00PM $485.00 USD
Availability: Wait List

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
USD
64779
Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp at Vermont State University - Youth/Middle School Goalie
Boys
9-13
Jul 21-Jul 24, 2024
585.00
Programs: Goalie
Age Group: 9 - 13
Gender: Boys
Overnight $585.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

Extended Day 9:00AM-9:00PM $485.00 USD
Availability: Less than 5 spaces

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.

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