St. Olaf College - Minneapolis-St Paul, MN Boys Lacrosse Camp

St. Olaf College - Minneapolis-St Paul, MN Boys Lacrosse Camp
St. Olaf College - Minneapolis-St Paul, MN Boys Lacrosse Camp

Directing camp this summer will be camper favorite Jay Card. A former MLL and NLL pro player, Jay will lead an experienced crew of coaches ready to work with the up and coming stars of Minnesota! Just 45 minutes south of the Twin Cities, St. Olaf College is the ideal setting for high performance lacrosse instruction.

The activities will be endless as campers will play on beautiful fields, test their skills on the indoor field, hang out in the student center, cool off in the campus pool, and chill out by the Thorson fire pit at night. It’s going to be a great camp! 

Highlights Include

  • FIRST 20 registered campers will receive a free NIKE Vapor 2.0 Head!
  • 8 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Boys ages 10-18
  • All Positions - All Levels of Play
  • Position Specific Training
  • Clean & Comfortable Dormitory Rooms at St. Olaf
  • Olympic Size Swimming Pool
  • All you can eat college dining buffet in cafeteria!
  • Movie Night & Outdoor Fire Pit!
  • Reversible Jersey & Lanyard
  • Special Goalie instruction
  • Pre-Camp Specialty Clinics available (Shooting & Defense)
  • Competition Prizes and Raffle on the last day of camp!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Jay Card
Camp Director

Jay Card

Directing camp this summer at St. Olaf College is Jay Card. Coach Card has a wealth of experience having been a collegiate player, professional player and as a camp director for Xcelerate over the last 5 years.

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Professional: Long Island Lizards, Rochester Rattlers (MLL), Minnesota Swarm (NLL)

College: Hofstra University
 
Coaching Experience:
• Xcelerate Camp Director (5 years)
• Assistant Coach, NJIT (2014-2015)
 
Awards:
• 3x USILA All-American (2009-2011)
• Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Year (2009)
• Hofstra University Male Athlete of the Year (2009)
• CAA Rookie of the Year (2008)
• Captain of U-19 Canadian National Team (2008)
• International Lacrosse Federation All-World Team (2008)

Camp Details

THE ULTIMATE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE!

Come join Xcelerate Nike Camp Director, Jay Card, this summer at the Minnesota Boys Lacrosse Camp at St. Olaf College. Our goal is to provide each camper with focused, intensive, position specific training sessions essential to improvement.

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 will be taught by top players and coaches. 

• Shooting & Dodging Pre-Camp Clinic (Optional)
• LSM & Defensive Clinic (Optional)
• Click 'More Details' for more information

More Details

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 will be taught by top players and coaches. 

♦ Shooting & Dodging Pre-Camp Clinic (Optional)
♦ LSM & Defensive Clinic (Optional)

Pre-Camp Specialty Clinic Check-in Monday, July 10th
• Check-in between 1:00-1:30pm at Mellby Hall.
• 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 Monday, July 10th
• Check-in between 3:00-4:30pm at Mellby Hall. 
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
 
Check-out Thursday, July 13th
• Check-out between 11:00am-12:00pm at Mellby 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: Mellby Hall
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No ♦ No air-conditioning - please BRING A FAN
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during field sessions

SUPERVISION
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

Monday, July 10th
• Check-in between 4:00-4:30 pm, at Mellby Hall.
• 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 Mellby Hall.

July 11th & 12th
• Check-in is 8:45 am at Mellby Hall.
• Pick up is 8:45 pm at Mellby Hall.

Thursday, July 13th
• Last day check-in is 8:45 am at Mellby Hall.
• Last Day pick up is 11:30 am at Mellby Hall.
 
Daily Schedule: MON 4:30PM-8:45PM, TUE-WED 8:45AM-8:45PM, THURS 8:45AM-11:30AM

CAMP APPAREL

Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an Xcelerate Nike t-shirt in the camp registration process. 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

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, swim time, rec time, and camper vs. coach game.

Below is a template and is subject to change.

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE 

Early Bird Discount: $50. (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. 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

Facilities

ST. OLAF COLLEGE

Northfield is a historic river town of 20,000 in the southeast part of Minnesota, just 45 minutes from the Twin Cities and Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) international airport. Known as “The Hill,” St. Olaf College’s picturesque 300-acre campus is home to 10 athletic facilities. Adjacent to campus are 325 acres of restored wetlands, woodlands, and native tallgrass prairie owned and maintained by St. Olaf.

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!

Camper Reviews

St. Olaf Overnight Lacrosse Camper '16

  • 5/5.
Can't wait to go back next year!

This camp was great for my confidence! After camp, my summer coaches noticed the difference. Can't wait to go back next year!

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St. Olaf Overnight Lacrosse Camper '16

  • 5/5.
Great location!

Excellent individualized coaching and St.Olaf College was a great location! Nice dorms and food was great!

Parent of St. Olaf Overnight Lacrosse Camper '15

  • 4/5.
Enthusiasm for the sport!

My son returned from camp with a new level of enthusiasm for the sport! He was more focused on getting better in is local practices. 

St. Olaf Overnight Lacrosse Camper '15

  • 5/5.
I highly recommend this camp!

I had a great time!!!! A lot of fun. I learned a lot of skills and the coaches were great. I highly recommend this camp. Thank you very much for a great experience!

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Boys
Overnight $550.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $450.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.