Boys & Girls Lacrosse Day Camp
July 17th-21nd, 2023 (M-F)
Lincoln Fields (Lexington, MA)
**OPEN TO ALL REGIONAL PLAYERS**
Lexington Lacrosse Camp is an elite instructional and developmental day camp for Boys & Girls entering 3rd through 9th grade. Our enthusiastic and experienced high school & club coaching staff brings cutting edge skills and techniques to our campers. We maintain a low camper-to coach ratio for an optimal learning environment which emphasizes fun!
Lexington Lacrosse Camp is perfect for new players looking to learn the sport, veteran players looking to advance their game, and even elite club players looking to fine tune your skills for summer tournaments or club try-outs.
Conveniently located less than a mile from 128/95 in Lexington, the Lexington Lacrosse Camp is held at Lincoln Fields, which is widely considered one of the finest outdoor athletic facilities in the entire Northeast. The three full-sized synthetic-grass fields provide a safe playing surface in nearly any weather conditions and allow for the campers to get used to playing the game at a fast pace.
There is lacrosse adage that if you want to learn and enjoy the sport at a high level you need to do 3 things:
- Get on a Wall and Work Your Off-Hand
- Listen to Your Coaches
- Attend Summer Camp
Despite this being a proven strategy, recently the trend has emerged where Summer Camp is replaced by Summer Tournaments. Competition and game play are always important, but they don’t offer much in the way of advancing and perfecting skills. In fact, instead of correcting bad habits they can actually reinforce them.
We believe the true way to love this sport is to first build confidence, and that comes from learning, developing, and conquering new skills & concepts. Lexington Lacrosse Camp is a Boys & Girls Instructional Camp focused on lacrosse fundamentals, character development, and most importantly - FUN! Our integrated and age based curriculum focuses on individual skills development, positional-based concepts, and situational strategies. And YES - we play games too!
What you can expect each day
Morning: Individual Skills Development
Passing/Catching, Stick Protection, Dodging, Shooting, Ground Balls, etc.
Mid-morning: Increasing the Lacrosse IQ
Early afternoon: Simplifying the Field
Situational Instruction (Even Strength, Un-Even, Un-Settled)
Small-Field Competitive Games
Dave Walsh, Boys Director
Dave Walsh has been a high school English teacher since 1997, he has been coaching lacrosse since 1992, and he became the head coach at Lexington High School in 2000. In his tenure the LHS Minutemen have won the Middlesex League title five times, they are consistent qualifiers for the Division I state tournament, and Coach Walsh has been named Middlesex League Coach of the Year twice. He was also a co-founder of the now well-established 128 Lacrosse Club, and currently coaches with the HGR Lacrosse Club. Coach Walsh ran the Blue Cheetah Lacrosse Camp in Lexington from 2004-2019, introducing the game of lacrosse to hundreds of young people, and helping experienced players improve their game.
Indigo Fox Tree, Girls Director
Indigo was a 4 year starting goalie at Framingham State University. A captain her senior year. She ended her career with 6 goalie records and 134 ground balls, 44 which she collected her senior year as a team high on the season. While she was there she led the team to Regular Season Champs in 2019. Indigo was 2nd Team All-MASCAC Goalie for three years and made the All-Academic Team all four years of her collegiate career. She is currently one of the coaches for Bedford High School and for the Bay State Bullets club team.
Jeff LoPresti, Senior Boys Coach
Jeff played his college lacrosse at Fordham University and since graduating has been coaching lacrosse in Massachusetts across a range of levels. He is currently the Austin Prep Middle School Lacrosse Coach as well as a Homegrown (HGR) Lacrosse Club Coach. Previously he was the Bedford High School Varsity Lacrosse Coach (2008-2019), as well as, coached for the Blue Cheetah Lacrosse Camp for 12 years. Jeff has been a math teacher at John Glenn Middle School since 2008.
Ryan Doherty, Senior Boys Coach
Ryan Doherty played his college ball at Salem State University he earned two varsity letters and two NCAA Scholar-Athlete Awards. Since 2016, he has been an assistant coach on the Burlington High School (his alma mater) Varsity Boys coaching staff. Since 2018 he has been heavily involved in Burlington Youth Lacrosse Association, where he serves as the Boys Select Director and Coach. In 2021 BYLA 7/8 select team won DII MBYLL State Championship. He has been selected as an MBYLL All Star Coach twice. In 2020 he co-founded Burlington’s own, “Lil Devs” lacrosse summer camp. He also coaches with HGR Lacrosse and Beantown Lacrosse Club Programs.
Casey Bradley, Girls Coach
Casey was a standout 4 year defensive starter at Framingham State. She was named captain both her junior and senior seasons, and led her team to the MASCAC Regular Season Championship in 2019. She was selected to the 2nd Team ALL-MASCAC. Her accomplishments and contributions continued to be recognized after graduation as she was named to the Framingham State All Decade Team. She currently serves as the Canton High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach.
Andrew Lawrence, Goalie Coach
I first picked up a stick in kindergarten and have been playing lacrosse ever since. I transitioned to playing goalie full time in my town league in middle school. In high school I played for Coach Walsh all 4 years of HS, and the Fighting Clams up to my junior year.
- Selected on the 2020 UA New England Highlight Team, and mentioned as a US Club Lax Top 22 Northeast player as well as a Top 51 Highly Recruited player by Sirius Lacrosse.
Attending camps like this one growing up, I know the value of getting hands-on teaching from someone who played goalie so I’m very excited to share everything I know about being a goalie (and lacrosse in general) this summer and help young goalies grow!