Keiser University - West Palm Beach, FL Boys Lacrosse Camp

Keiser University - West Palm Beach, FL Boys Lacrosse Camp
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Keiser University - West Palm Beach, FL Boys Lacrosse Camp

2019 will be our 1st year in Florida at Keiser University! The school's West Palm Beach residential and athletic campus provides a perfect location for our top rated instructional lacrosse camp and gives campers a true taste of what it means to be a collegiate athlete.

This year's Nike coaching staff will be led by Patrick Johnston, Head Coach at Keiser University. In between field sessions, campers will have an opportunity to cool off in the campus swimming pool, hang out in the student center, refuel in the dining hall, and relax in the air conditioned dorm.  Get ready for some high level lacrosse instruction and big time summer camp FUN!

Highlights Include

  • FIRST 20 registered campers will receive a free NIKE Vapor 2.0 Head!
  • 10 to 1 Camper to Staff ratio
  • Boys ages 10-18
  • All Positions - All Levels of Play
  • Position Specific Training
  • Air Conditioned Dorm Room
  • 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

Patrick Johnston
Camp Director

Patrick Johnston

Directing camp this summer is Patrick Johnston.

Read Full Bio

Patrick Johnston enters his third season as the Head Coach of the Keiser University Men’s Lacrosse team. Johnson was named the first ever coach on April 11, 2016, and quickly endured success by leading the Seahawks to back-to-back National Tournament appearances.

Coach Johnston guided the Seahawks to a 17-6 record and a 7-2 mark at home in their first two seasons
Coached 19 All-Conference players, five NAIA All-Americans, and the AII Player and Offensive Player of the Year. The program claimed the AII Conference Title in the programs first year and dvanced to back-to-back National Tournaments including a trip to the NAIA National Championship game in their first year.

Prior to his time at Keiser, Johnston spent two seasons as the Head Coach of NCAA Division II Emmanuel, three seasons as an Assistant Coach at Palm Beach Atlantic, and one season as an Assistant Coach and Defensive Coordinator of his alma mater, the University of Alabama. In his time, he has coached 28 All-Conference players, four All-Americans, and 19 Academic All-Conference members.

Johnston began his playing career at Culver Military Academy before going on to play four seasons for the University of Alabama. In his junior and senior years, he was named an All-Conference defender and Academic All-American. 

After graduating, Johnston played for the Magic City Men’s Post-Collegiate lacrosse club and Treasure Coast Post-Collegiate lacrosse team in Palm Beach County.

Johnston earned his bachelors in education from the University of Alabama and his MA in English from the School of Letters program at Sewanee: The University of the South. Johnston is married to Courtney and has one daughter Lydia.

Camp Details

THE ULTIMATE LACROSSE EXPERIENCE!

Xcelerate Nike Lacrosse is excited to offer an outstanding Boys Lacrosse Camp at Keiser University. Our goal is to bring out the very best in every player we coach.  In doing so, we focus our energies on building self-confidence and improving skills through innovative drills, small-sided games, position specific training, and team driven competition.  We encourage our campers to work 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.

Sunday, June 9th to Wednesday, June 12th
Overnight & 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: SUN 4:00PM-9:00PM, MON-TUE 9:00AM-9:00PM, WED 9:00AM-11:30AM

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 from 1:30pm-4:30pm on the first day of camp. Clinic check-in is at 1:00pm with dinner at approximately 5:00pm. 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 Sunday, June 9th
• Check-in between 1:00-1:30pm at TBD.
• 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 9th
• Check-in between 3:00-4:30pm at TBD.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
 
Check out Wednesday, June 12th
• Check-out between 11:00am-12:00pm at TBD.
 
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: TBD
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

Sunday, June 9th
• Check-in between 4:00-4:30pm at TBD.
• Camp will begin with an orientation at 4:45pm, followed by dinner and our first field session.
• First Day pick up time and place will be provided at check-in.
 
June 10th & 11th
• Precise drop off and pick up locations for extended day campers will be provided on the first day of camp.
• Lunch & Dinner included.
 
Wednesday, June 12th
• Last Day drop off and pick up locations for extended day campers will be provided on the first day of camp.
• Please note:  No meals provided on the last day of camp.

Daily Schedule: SUN 4:00PM-9:00PM, MON-TUE 9:00AM-9:00PM, WED 9:00AM-11:30AM

CAMP APPAREL

Campers have the opportunity to pre-order an Xcelerate Nike t-shirt in the camp registration process through May 1, 2019. 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, 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. 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.

Facilities

Keiser University

Keiser University West Palm Beach is conveniently located a few minutes from Florida’s Turnpike. The 100-acre, residential Flagship Campus located at 2600 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach, Florida extends Keiser University’s educational offerings to over 100 degrees within the heart of South Florida. 

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
  • 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

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This camp will be offered for the 1st time in 2019!

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Boys
Overnight $549.00
Availability: Open

Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $449.00
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.