Xcelerate Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at University of South Carolina
Celebrating 16 Years of Boys and Girls
Lacrosse Instruction and Summer Camp Fun!
The University of South Carolina is the perfect college setting for our 4th annual high performance girls camp! An experienced Nike coaching staff, led by former University of Maryland player and current collegiate coach Molly McCourt, will help the campers reach a new level of play.
Campers will improve their stick skills, receive position specific training, and play in countless games throughout the week. Off the field, campers will cool off in the swimming pool, hang out in the student center with friends, eat healthy meals in the dining hall, and relax in the air-conditioned dorms. 2019 Summer time fun awaits!
- Free NIKE Lacrosse Head given to the FIRST 20 registered campers!
- The BEST Topnotch Lacrosse Instruction; 10 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
- Girls 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
- Xcelerate Nike Competition Prizes and Raffle on the last day of camp!
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Camp Director Molly McCourt
Directing camp this summer is Molly McCourt. A former University of Maryland player, McCourt, is in her third year as the head coach of Kansas City’s Rockhurst University women’s lacrosse program.View Molly McCourt's Bio ⟩
She previously served as the Hawks’ associate head coach where she coordinated practice planning and skill development with a focus on implementation of a new attacking system.
McCourt has served as the head coach of the Wales women’s national lacrosse team since 2011. She guided Wales to second place in the 2015 European Championship in Prague, a fifth-place finish in the 2013 World Cup and second place in the 2012 European Championship.
An Academic All-Conference student-athlete at the University of Maryland, McCourt was a defender on the Terrapins’ women’s lacrosse team. She earned a degree in kinesiology from Maryland in 2006. She also graduated with a Master of Science in exercise science and coaching from the German Sport University in Cologne, Germany.
McCourt’s coaching experience also includes three years as the head coach of the HLC Rot-Weiss Munchen women’s lacrosse team, two years as the head coach of the German U19 women’s lacrosse team and three years as the assistant coach of the German women’s national lacrosse team.
Our goal, at Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse Camps, is to bring out the very best in every player we coach. We focus our energies on building self-confidence and improving skills through innovative drills, position training, small-sided games, and team driven competition. We encourage our campers to play hard, be creative, and have fun! At the end of the week, our campers leave with a higher lacrosse IQ, an enhanced skill set, new role models, new friends, and a true love of the game.
Monday, June 17th to Thursday, June 20th
Overnight & Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00AM to 9:00PM) options available.
OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES
• 3 nights lodging • All meals
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES
• Lunch & Dinner
• Reversible Nike practice jersey
• Camp hours: MON 4:00PM-9:00PM, TUE-WED 9:00AM-9:00PM, THURS 9:00AM-11:00AM
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 Monday, June 17th
Check-in between 3:00-4:30pm at Honors Residence Hall. Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
Check out Thursday, June 20th
Check-out between 11:00am-12:00pm at Honors Residence Hall.
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: Honors Residence Hall
- 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
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.
EXTENDED DAY CAMPERS
- Monday, June 17th: Check-in between 4:00-4:30pm at Honors Residence Hall.Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session. First Day pick up time and location will be provided at check-in.
- June 18th & 19th: Drop off and pick up locations for extended day campers will be provided on the first day of camp. Lunch and dinner provided.
- Thursday, June 20th: Last day drop off and pick up locations for extended day campers will be provided on the first day of camp. No meals provided.
- Daily Schedule: MON 4:00PM-9:00PM, TUE-WED 9:00AM-9:00PM, THURS 9:00AM-11:00AM
Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an Xcelerate Nike t-shirt in the camp registration process through May1st. 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
Early Bird Discount: $50 - Offer Code: XLR819. (Available until January 31, 2019). You can call 1-800-645-3226 to receive the early bird discount over the phone or you can enter in the offer code XLR819 when registering via our secure website. The early bird discount cannot be combined with any other discount.
Goalie Discount: $100 - Offer Code: XLGK19. 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 XLGK19 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.
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, swim time, rec time, and camper vs. coach game. Below is a template and is subject to change.
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
- 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!
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Everything was great!
June 22, 2018: Everything was great...the positive interaction and instruction from the coaches were highlights for my daughter.
— Vernell D. Parent
Learned A Lot!
June 25, 2018: My child enjoyed working with the knowledgeable coaching staff and liked the variety of skill stations. As an attack player, she was able to refine her stick skills, footwork and lacrosse IQ which will make her a stronger player.
— Meredith G. Parent
More confident on the field!
June 26, 2017: My daughter's camp experience helped her improve her stick skills and her on field communication. She enjoyed staying overnight in the dorms and will definitely come back next year!
— Hillary H. Camper
June 26, 2017: A highlight of the camp was working on specific stick skills, engaging coaches, meeting new players. I had a lot of fun and want to come back next summer!
— Melanie S. Camper
Can't wait for next summer!
July 1, 2016: The coahces made the two hour sessions a lot of fun and go by really fast while at the same time teaching fundamental skills. I loved experience life on the USC campus and living inthe dorms. Can't wait for next summer!
— Mallory K. Camper
June 29, 2016: The camp was a wonderful experience for our daughter. She came home with a strong sense of skills needed to improve her game. The instructors were attentive, encouraging and skilled. My only note was the food in the cafeteria. It could use a few more vegetarian options. Other than that everything was great!
— Janet E. Parent