Nike Boys Lacrosse Camp in Palo Alto
2024 Dates & Prices Now Available!
Come join Stanford Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Paul Jepsen and his staff in Palo Alto this summer and take your game to the next level!
Located 30 minutes south of San Francisco, at the El Camino Park turf fields, this is a competitive program designed for experienced high school and youth players (Ages 7-18) looking to sharpen their skills. All facets of the game will be covered ranging from stick skills, position play and team concepts. Campers will also be able to incorporate these skills into the daily game play.
Goalies are given training involving development of their individual technique as well as instruction in game like situations. In addition to focusing on individual instruction, each goalie will participate in shooting drills as well as drills designed to include the goalies as an integral part of a team defense.
This camp is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend that you choose a camp that fits your particular skills and level of development.
- Skills Camp For Youth, Middle School and High School Players
- Superior instruction from College Coaches and Players
- 6:1 camper to instructor on field ratio
- Every camper receives a reversible Nike practice jersey
- Raffles and skills competition with Nike and Stanford Gear
- Camper of the day giveaways
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Camp Director Paul Jepsen
Paul Jepsen is in his fourth season as the head coach of Stanford Men's Lacrosse. Paul is a 2004 graduate of Duke University where he was a three-year starter on defense and co-captain during his senior year. He led the Blue Devils to consecutive ACC Championship Titles in 2001 and 2002.View Paul Jepsen's Bio ⟩
Jepsen grew up in Connecticut where he graduated from New Canaan High School and played under Howard Benedict. He garnered All-American honors and was selected as the 2000 Connecticut High School Lacrosse Player of the Year.
Prior to joining the Stanford coaching staff, Jepsen served two years as the Defensive Coordinator at Greenwich H.S. in CT and five years as the Defensive Coordinator at the University of California. Jepsen was also the Head Coach at South Elgin High School boys lacrosse team in Illinois, leading the Storm during their inaugural season in 2012. Prior to his stint at South Elgin, he was an assistant coach in Loyola Academy’s youth lacrosse program.
Assistant Coach Tyler Simmons
Tyler Simmons is an assistant coach for the men's lacrosse team at Stanford University. Tyler played attack and midfield at the University of Denver for the hall of fame coach Bill Tierney, making two final fours. He is a local product from Redwood HS scoring over 300 points in his high school career.View Tyler Simmons's Bio ⟩
He was the MCAL player of the year in his senior year while being ranked the #19 college recruit west of the Mississippi. Tyler was the head coach at Novato High School for the 2017-2018 season and he has coached some of the top travel teams in the bay area for Booth Lacrosse over the past 10 years
SECURE YOUR SPOT!
You can expect a high demand for these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. Campers train each day at the El Camino turf field located on El Camino Real.
- Dates: July 22-24
- Age Group: 7-18
- Gender: Boys
- Camp Type: Day
- Schedule: 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday-Wednesday
- Check-In: 8:30am at El Camino Park.
- Check-out: 3:00pm at El Camino Park.
- Meals: All campers need to bring their own lunch each day.
- Program: The skills program is designed to provide campers with the fundamental skills, position-specific training, and in-game tactical knowledge needed to enhance their game.
El Camino Park
155 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Monday to Wednesday
- Check in Day 1: 8:30am-9:00am at El Camino Park
- Check in Day 2 & 3: 8:45-9:00am at El Camino Park
- Check out: 3:00pm at El Camino Park
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: El Camino Park
- 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.
- Athletic Socks
- Helmet & Mouthpiece
- Lacrosse Stick(s), Gloves, Pads
- Goalies Must Have Full Protective Equipment
- Comfortable Off-Field Clothes
- Water Bottle
- Turf Shoes or Running Shoes for
- Spending money (approx. $50)
- Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp.
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
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SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE
- 8:30-9:00am: 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
- 9:15-10:30am: Fundamental stick work, ball movement, shooting; instructed to increase lacrosse IQ for game situations
- 10:30-11:30am: 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
- 1:00-2:00pm: Game
- 2:00-3:00pm: Position specific training: Attack, Midfield, Defense, Face-offs, Goalies- created to lead into the next day’s lacrosse IQ concepts that will be covered.
- 3:00pm: Check out/ Pick Up
El Camino Park
Campers train each day at El Camino Park turf fields.
Very skilled and experienced coaches.
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.