Emory University - Atlanta, GA Girls Lacrosse Camp

Emory University - Atlanta, GA Girls Lacrosse Camp
Emory University - Atlanta, GA Girls Lacrosse Camp

We’re back for another fun-filled lacrosse camp experience at Emory University! Located fifteen minutes from downtown, the school is situated perfectly for players throughout the Southeast.

From the high level lacrosse instruction, to the endless off field activities, to the all-you-can eat dining hall, campers will get a true taste of college life in a summer camp environment. The playing talent is rich in Georgia and our coaches look forward to helping campers reach a new level of play. We’re projecting another sell out, so be sure to Register Early!

Highlights Include

  • FIRST 20 registered campers will receive a free NIKE Lacrosse Head!
  • 10 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Girls ages 10-18
  • All Positions - All Levels of Play
  • Position Specific Training
  • Air Conditioned Dorm Rooms at Emory
  • Olympic Size Swimming Pool
  • Game Room at Student Rec Center
  • Reversible Jersey & Lanyard
  • Special Goalie instruction
  • Competition Prizes and Raffle on the last day of camp!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Melissa Jaworski
Camp Director

Melissa Jaworski

Directing camp this summer is Melissa Jaworski. A former NCAA D1 player, Jaworski, will head up an All-Star coaching staff this summer at Emory University.  

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Jaworski was recently hired as the Head Coach of the Wells College (NY) women’s lacrosse team in August 2015. Jaworski comes to Wells after serving as the graduate assistant women’s lacrosse coach at NCAA Division II Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn.

At Lincoln Memorial, Jaworski assisted Head Coach Caitlyn Corace in the institution’s first-ever varsity women’s lacrosse season. She also assumed recruiting, game planning and other administrative responsibilities for the Railsplitters.

At season’s end, the team had many individual players rank within the top-30 of statistical leaders in NCAA Division II. Goalkeeper Shannon Novak finished fifth nationally in saves per game (11.50) and 26th in total saves (138) while midfielder Bre’Asia James hauled in 4.67 draw controls per game to rank 18th in Division II.

Alongside her responsibilities at Lincoln Memorial, Jaworski also served as an Ambassador for Legacy Global Sports, coordinating and directing high school tryouts in the Tennessee and Carolinas regions for the national Brine Lacrosse tournament. She also served as a club lacrosse coach with LaxManiax, one of the premier girls’ club lacrosse teams in the southern region.

Jaworski joined the collegiate coaching ranks after an impressive high school coaching career at Allen D. Nease High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Hired as head girls’ lacrosse coach in 2012, Jaworski coached the team to a 7-9 record before dramatically improving the team’s fortune in 2013, racking up 11 victories in 17 games while ranking within the top 40 teams in the state. Concluding her career at Nease with a runners-up finish in the District Tournament, Jaworski managed all aspects of the program while helping five of her nine senior student-athletes go on to play collegiate lacrosse.

 

A four-year NCAA Division I student-athlete, Jaworski played two years at Binghamton University before concluding her career at Jacksonville University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, graduating in 2012.

 

A 2008 graduate of Jamesville-Dewitt High School in Jamesville, N.Y., Jaworski scored 43 goals and added 12 assists as a junior en route to earning First Team All-League and team Most Valuable Offensive Player honors. As a sophomore, Jaworski earned Second Team All-League honors after earning Honorable Mention merits as a freshman for the Red Rams.

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Britt Poist
Coach

Britt Poist

Coaching at camp this summer at Emory University is Britt Poist. As a former Team USA player and current women’s professional player in the UWLX, Coach Poist has a wealth of experience and is excited to be a part of the Xcelerate Nike staff in 2017.

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Professional: Baltimore Ride (UWLX)
College: University of Maryland

Awards:

  • 2010-2012 - Team USA
  • 2010 - NCAA National Champion
  • 2009 - NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team
  • 2009-2011 - 3 x NCAA D1 Final Four Appearances
  • 2009-2011 - 3 x ACC Champion
  • 2011 - Inaugural Head Coach - McKendree University
  • 2015 - Head Coach - Lindenwood University-Belleville
  • 2016 - Head Coach - Undefeated Eastside Catholic HS (WA)

Camp Details

Xcelerate Your Game!

At the Xcelerate Nike Girls Lacrosse Camp at Emory University, our goal is to provide campers the fundamental skills, postion specific training and in-game tactical knowledge needed to enhance your game. Over the course of camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills. This summer, Xcelerate is offering one session of overnight with a commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) option available. 

Monday, June 26th to Thursday, June 29th
• Overnight & Commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM) options available

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.

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

Check-in Monday, June 26th
• Check-in takes place from 3:00pm to 4:30pm on day one at Harris Hall.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
 
Check out Thursday, June 29th
• Check-out on the final day is 11:00am at Harris 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: Harris 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
 
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, June 26th
• Check-in between 4:00-4:30 pm, at Harris 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 Harris Hall.
 
June 27th & 28th
• Check-in is 8:45 am at Harris Hall.
• Pick up is 8:45 pm at Harris Hall.
 
Thursday, June 29th
• Last day check-in is 8:45 am at Harris Hall. 
• Last day pick up is 11:30 am at Harris 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

EMORY UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1926, Emory University has a 631-acre campus and is located at Druid Hills, Georgia. The college is constructed with beautiful mansion-like buildings that make for splendid location for camp.

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

Parent of Emory Lacrosse Overnight Camper '16

  • 4/5.
Thank you!

Our daughter said she had the "best time ever" at your camp----so thank you!!! We’ll definitely have her attend a couple of sessions next year. 

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Parent of Emory Lacrosse Overnight Camper '15

  • 4/5.
Loved it!

Many thanks for all the great coaching, support and encouragement that my daughter received last week at camp. She loved it, and loved YOU guys, and I cannot thank you enough for being so great to her. She truly had a great time, learned lots and hopefully will now apply that knowledge to the field to help her excel even more.

Emory Lacrosse Camper '15

  • 5/5.
Come improve your skills!

I'd like to thank you, for providing me with such a great experience. I came away with improved skills and more confidence in my game.

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $575.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $475.00
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.