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Southwestern University, in the heart of Central Texas, is the place to be for our high performance lacrosse camp. The school’s 700-acre campus is located in historic Georgetown, Texas, just 25 miles north of Austin.

3 MLL/NLL PROFESSIONAL LACROSSE PLAYERS will be on staff in 2017 for our 11th SUMMER IN TEXAS!  Campers will train each day on the lacrosse fields just a few steps from the air-conditioned dorms. In between sessions, campers will refuel in the dining hall, hang out in “The Cove”, cool off in the campus swimming pool, and participate in the coaches Q&A sessions.  We expect another sell out, so be sure to register soon!

Highlights Include
  • Free NIKE Vapor 2.0 Head given to the FIRST 20 registered campers!
  • The BEST Topnotch Lacrosse Instruction; 10 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Boys ages 10-18: All Positions - All Levels of Play
  • Specific Position Training
  • Clean & Comfortable Air Conditioned Dorm Rooms
  • Xcelerate Nike Reversible Jersey & Lanyard
  • Special Goalie instruction
  • Pre-Camp Specialty Shooting & Defense Clinics available
  • Xcelerate Nike Competition Prizes and Raffle on the last day of camp!
  • Southwestern Girls only camp also being offered June 19-22
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Camp Coaches

  • Marty Bowes Xcelerate Caoch

    Co-Director Marty Bowes

    Directing camp this summer is Marty Bowes. Coach Bowes is a professional player with the Florida Launch of Major League Lacrosse.

    View Marty Bowes's Bio
  • Dan Coates Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse

    Co-Director Dan Coates

    Directing camp this summer is Dan Coates. Coach Coates has a wealth of experience having been a collegiate player at Canisius College, a professional player with the Colorado Mammoth (NLL) and a Gold Medal Winner with Team Canada.

    View Dan Coates's Bio
  • Jesse King Xcelerate Lacrosse

    Coach Jesse King

    Directing camp this summer is Jesse King. As a professional player in both the MLL and NLL, Coach King has a wealth of experience and is excited to lead the Xcelerate Nike staff in 2018. 

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Camp Details

Sunday, June 18th to Thursday, June 22nd
The Southwestern campus provide players with a great atmosphere for intensive lacrosse training. After each field session, campers have access to an all you can eat buffet, campus pool and will stay in the air-conditioned dorms. Overnight & Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) options available. 

OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES

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

EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES

• Lunch & dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey 
• Camp hours: SUN 5:00PM-9:00PM, MON-WED 8:45AM-9:00PM, THURS 9:00AM-11:30AM

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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.

Specialty Pre-Camp Clinics

Xcelerate Lacrosse offers a specialized Shooting-Dodging clinic and LSM-Defensive clinic at ALL of our Overnight Summer Camp Locations from 1:30pm - 4:30pm on the first day of camp. Clinic check-in is 1pm with dinner at 5pm. The clinics are optional and will be taught by top players and coaches. 

Shooting & Dodging Pre-Camp Clinic
LSM & Defensive Clinic

 
Pre-Camp Specialty Clinic Check-in Sunday, June 18th

  • Check-in between 1:00-1:30pm at McCombs Campus Center.
  • Once checked in parents do NOT have to stay for general check in at 3:00pm.
  • The specialty clinic fee is an additional $85. 
  • Note: Space is limited.

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Check-in Sunday, June 18th
Check-in between 3:00pm to 4:30pm at McCombs Campus Center. Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
 
Check out Thursday, June 22nd
Check-out is 11:00am-12:00pm at McCombs Campus Center.
 
HOUSING & ROOMMATES
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!

  • Dorm: Brown/Moody Shearn Residence Halls
  • Bathrooms: shared
  • Linens: Not provided
  • Air Conditioning: Yes ♦ No fan needed - dorms air-conditioned
  • Suggested spending money: $40
  • Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during field sessions

SUPERVISON
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.

EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS

  • Sunday, June 18th: Check-in between 4:00-4:30pm, at McCombs Campus Center. Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45 pm, followed by dinner and our first field session. First day pick up is 8:45 pm at Brown/Moody Shearn Residence Halls.
  • June 19th, 20th & 21st: Check-in is 8:45 am at Brown/Moody Shearn Residence Halls. Pick up is 8:45 pm at Brown/Moody Shearn Residence Halls.
  • Thursday, June 22nd: Last day check-in is 8:45 am at Brown/Moody Shearn Residence Halls. Last day pick up is 11:30 am at McCombs Campus Center.
  • Daily Schedule: SUN 4:30PM-8:45PM, MON-WED 8:45AM-8:45PM, THURS 8:45AM-11:00PM

CAMP APPAREL

Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an Xcelerate Nike t-shirt in the camp registration process through May 1st. You will receive items purchased on the first day at camp check-in.

  • Xcelerate Nike T-Shirt - Price: $25
  • T-Shirt Sizes Available in Adult Small, Medium, Large and X-Large

TRANSPORTATION

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is approximately 34 miles from Southwestern University. You may choose to utilize a shuttle service to travel to and from the airport. The following shuttle services have been used by Xcelerate Lacrosse campers in the past and will drop you directly in front of Mabee Residence Hall for check-in.

  • Airport Express: 512-868-6688
  • Airport Flash: 512-930-2700
  • Super Shuttle Transportation Systems: 512-258-3826

Discounts Available 

Early Bird Discount: $50 - Offer Code: XLR817. (Available until January 31, 2017). You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the early bird discount over the phone or you can enter in the offer code XLR817 when registering via our secure website. The early bird discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Goalie Discount: $100 - Offer Code: XLGK17. To ensure each session has enough goalies for drills and scrimmages, all goalies automatically qualify for a special $100 discount. You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the goalie discount over the phone or you can enter in the offer code XLGK17 when registering via our secure website. PLEASE NOTE:  Once we’ve reached our quota of registered goalies the discount will no longer be available. The goalie discount cannot be combined with any other discount.

Team Discount: $25. 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.

Note: If qualified, you may choose ONLY ONE discount

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 AM Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 8:45 AM Extended Day Campers Arrive
  • 9:00 AM Station Work, Drills, Position Work
  • Noon Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Rest Hour / Camp Store / Swimming
  • 2:00 PM Demonstrations, Position Work
  • 3:00 PM Small Group Scrimmages, Team Play
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:15 PM Team Instruction / Games
  • 8:45 PM Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:00 PM Free Time / Camp Store / Pizza
  • 10:45 PM Lights Out!

Xcelerate Nike Boys Lacrosse Brand

Southwestern University

Southwestern University is located in the heart of Central Texas, in historic Georgetown. The campus sits in close proximity to Austin with its vibrant, innovative and creative culture. Soccer/Lacrosse Fields, on the east side of the campus, serves as outdoor playing fields for men's and women's soccer and men's lacrosse.

DAILY SCHEDULE

We have three sessions per day. A great deal of instruction takes place in the early part of the day, demonstrations and instruction mid-day, and games during the evening session. We also like to throw in a number of ‘fun’ activities like our fastest shot contest, freestyle/skills competition, lax golf, pool time, rec time, and camper vs. coach game.

Below is a template and is subject to change.

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Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.93 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    No complaints!

    No complaints. Check in was organized and easy. My son felt safe and had fun. He returned a more confident player than when he arrived and, for him, that's something he can really use.  He really enjoyed the "fastest shot", "trick shot", "most accurate shot" competitions. He also liked playing vs. the girls as well as the "nukem" game. Very grateful for this experience and the staff that made it possible. My son had already asked about next year...

    — B.M. Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '17

    • 5/5.
    Learned so much!

    My son loved being part of this camp. He enjoyed the dorm life, the food, and all of his new friends. He had plenty of opportunities to work on his skills and gain game experience. We will be back next year for sure!

    — L.R. Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '17

    • 5/5.
    Loved camp!

    I (the camper) enjoyed being around the campers and coaches alike. I felt that I was able to improve my skills and had an experience that kept me coming here from 6th grade through 12th!

    — Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '17

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    • 5/5.
    Can't wait to return!

    This was my son's second year of camp and he not only thoroughly enjoyed it, but he has indicated that this absolutely helps with his lacrosse skills! Looking forward to next year!

    — Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '17

    • 5/5.
    Highlight of the summer!

    This camp was surely the highlight of my summer! I loved scrimmaging, meeting new kids new, the speed shoot contest, and the competitive environment.  

    — Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '17

    • 5/5.
    Well Organized!

    My son learned a lot from the coaching staff to help improve for the upcoming season. He also really enjoyed the friendships he made with his roommates.The camp was well organized and always made sure the kids were where they needed to be.

    — J.H. Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '17

    • 5/5.
    Great Camp!

    My son made 8 goals and was able to play a variety of positions as well as brush up on his skills.  He has already asked to go back next year!

    — M.D. Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Day Camper '17

    • 5/5.
    Great experience!

    Great experience for my son! He came home with all positive comments! He loved being challenged with the older kids. Learned something new everyday! 

    — Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '16

    • 5/5.
    I learned a lot!

    Xcelerate LAX camp is a great experience - lots of opportunities to improve my skills while having fun with a diverse group of players. The instructors provided a challenging environment - I learned a lot!

    — Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '16

    • 5/5.
    One of the best!

    My 14 year old son had a fantastic time at this camp. He has been to many other lacrosse camps but he ranks this as one of the best. He participated in the pre-clinic that was offered for LSM's on check-in day. Having a MLL LSM was extremely important to him and he took away so much from that specialized instruction. We will be returning again next summer! Thanks for a great experience for our son! V.L.

    — Parent of a Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '16

    • 5/5.
    Until then Xcelerate!

    It's a great time to be away from home with your lax brothers!  I really liked being in the dorms and meeting some cool people.  I already asked my mom if I can go next year, and she said yes! Until then Xcelerate! 

    — Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '15

    • 5/5.
    See you next year!

    Just wanted you all to know that Austin had a great time! He was really impressed with the coaches and learned a lot. Thanks for taking the time to spend with these kids. See you next year!

    — Parent of Southwestern Lacrosse Camper '15

    • 5/5.
    Great Camp!

    Tyler told us it was the best camp yet for Lacrosse and to my delight he actually admitted that he got a lot out of it, not bad for a kid that is already a competent Lacrosse player and a senior starting attack. We will see you next year!

    — Parent of Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '15

    • 5/5.
    Great Investment!

    Your staff truly inspired an abiding love of the sport. My son is a soccer player and a golfer but even though it's not lax season he gets his stick out and throws at least twice a week. Xcelerate really lit the fire. A great investment!

    — Parent of Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '15

    • 5/5.
    Thank You!

    Jack said he had the "best time I’ve ever had in my whole life" at your camp----so thank you!!! We’ll definitely have him attend a couple of sessions next year. It was awesome for him in so many ways!!!

    — Parent of Southwestern Lacrosse Overnight Camper '15

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Xcelerate Nike Texas Boys Lacrosse Camp at Southwestern University

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Marty Bowes, Co-Director
Southwestern University
Austin, Texas 78626

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