Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
TRAIN. COMPETE. IMPROVE.
AT NIKE LACROSSE CAMP
US Sports Camps and Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, Christine Hatton, are excited to team up to offer a outstanding Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp for high school and youth players at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. This camp is the best place where athletes can sharpen their lacrosse skills and improve their technical and tactical play.
Perfect for regional players in the area, UCCS is located on 550 acres in northeast Colorado Springs at the foot of Austin Bluffs, a rugged natural cliff formation. At the Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp, our goal is to provide campers the fundamental skills, position specific training and in-game tactical knowledge needed to enhance your 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
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Nike and STX Prizes for outstanding play, sportsmanship and improvement
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Camp Director Christine Hatton
Christine Hatton enters her second season as the first Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Hatton has built the program from the ground up after guiding the new program in their inaugural season in 2017.View Christine Hatton's Bio & Lacrosse Tips ⟩
In her first season, Hatton saw her team with their first-ever game, a 12-9 win over Adams State in a home game on February, 25. Two of her players earned All-RMAC honorable mention for their efforts in the 2017 season.
Prior to her starting at UCCS, Hatton led Reinhardt to a pair of NWLL tournament appearances in the last two seasons, which served as the national championship tournament for NAIA institutions until this year. She was the NWLL South Region Coach of the Year in 2014 after a runner-up finish in the region. The Eagles finished second in the Appalachian Athletic Conference this spring and were the runner-up in the AAC conference tournament the last two seasons.
Hatton was the first women's lacrosse coach at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. She led the team's development and led the Warriors to a winning season by the second year. Hatton was also on the Board of Directors for the first youth lacrosse program in Nebraska.
Lacrosse Tips by Christine Hatton:
Get ready for a week of focused, intensive training sessions lead by the UCCS coaching staff. Overnight and Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM) options available.
OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES
• 2 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES
• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
• Camp hours: MON 2PM-8PM, TUE 9AM-8PM, WED 9AM-2PM
A 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. NOTE: Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.
Overnight Campers: Check-in takes place between 12:00-1:00pm on Monday, July 23rd at the Cucharas Residence Hall. Extended Day Campers: Check-in takes place between 1:00-1:30pm at Mountain Lion Stadium. There will be a camper orientation meeting at 1:30pm with the first field session at 2:00pm. A detailed schedule for the week will be provided at that time.
A closing ceremony will take place at the field at 2:00pm on Wednesday, July 25th. The camp director will confirm the exact location. Extended Day campers will leave directly from the field. Overnight campers will checkout from the dorms following the closing ceremony.
HOUSING & ROOMMATES
The dorms are setup for 3 or 4 person suites. 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 with a common interest - lacrosse!
- DORM: Cucharas Residence Hall
- BATHROOMS: Shared
- LINENS: Not provided
- AIR CONDITIONING: NO A/C - Please bring a portable fan
- 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.
EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS
On the first day of camp, all extended day campers should arrive at 2:00pm dressed to play. Please remember to bring your health and release forms. All other days, the arrival time is 8:15am. Extended day campers depart at 8:30pm. Campers should be dropped off and picked up at the field. The camp director will confirm exact location on first day of camp..
Extended Day Camp Schedule: THUR 2PM-8PM, FRI 9AM-8PM, SAT 9AM-2PM
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnighters)
- 9:00 AM Stretching and Conditioning
- 9:30 AM Skill Work and Stations
- 10:30 AM Position Work
- Noon Lunch
- 2:00 PM Small Games (1v1, 2v2, 4v3, etc.) with emphasis on supporting play
- 3:00 PM Drill stations and scrimmaging
- 4:30 PM Dinner and supervised free time
- 6:00 PM Back to field for games
- 9:00 PM Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 PM Overnight Campers to rooms; Lights out!
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
UCCS is located on 550 acres in northeast Colorado Springs at the foot of Austin Bluffs, a rugged natural cliff formation. From the campus, you have a spectacular view of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, including Pikes Peak, the 14,115-foot mountain that inspired the song "America the Beautiful."