To provide safe and fun athletic opportunities for youth team sports in a competitive and instructional environment

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WCWAA Summer Lacrosse Camp

Our goal is to stimulate a  love for the game by immersing you in  the sport and giving you the kind of focused, intensive training essential for your improvement.  Over the course of the camp, your enthusiasm and self-confidence will grow along with your skills.  Additionally, each boy receives a camp reversible jersey and a camp T-shirt.

We cannot emphasize enough the best lacrosse camps are not about the "star power" of the staff, the gear, the location or the activities.  The best camps are about teaching the game and effectively managing the overall quality of the experience.  

In most sports, the best players do no necessarily make the best teachers and coaches.  Lacrosse is no different.   Many of the talented players have only half of an idea how they are able to do what they do and even less of an idea how to communicate it to others.  Conversely, most of the sport's greatest teachers and coaches were average players, who developed a greater understanding of the game in their search for ways to "outsmart" the better players.

  • Improve your overall game
  • Gain self-confidence through Lacrosse success
  • Create lasting friendships
  • Experience camp life
  • Have fun!


Who Can Participate

Boys entering 2nd grade to entering 8th grade in the Fall of 2017. Suitable for beginner and intermediate lacrosse players.


2017 Dates, Times and Location

Dates:  Monday, June 12 through Thursday, June 15, 2017

Times:  8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Location:  WCWAA Optimist Park - Pick-up and Drop-off at the Picnic Shelter behind the concession stand


Meet the Director:  Jamie Schmidt

While growing up in Syracuse, New York in the 80's and 90's, I fell in love with the sport.  I played lacrosse in and around Syracuse, and I ended my college-playing career at the State University of New York at Potsdam in 1997.  I have been teaching lower school at Providence Day School since 2000.  I have directed Cool Kids Lacrosse since 2002 and have served as director for Team Carolina Lacrosse since 2004.  I've coached at every level, but my passion is with the beginner.  I enjoy watching the spark and ignition of the life long love of the game of lacrosse!



Cost: $345 per camper - includes a Camp reversible jersey and a Camp t-shirt

Before camp care from 7 - 8:30 AM is available for an additional $50 per week

After camp care from 3 - 4:30 PM is available for an additional $50 per week

Registration Deadline - Friday, June 2, 2016

Required Lacrosse Equipment

No equipment No problem

BEGINNERS - If you are new to the game, sticks and helmets may be borrowed for this camp week.  We provide helmets and lacrosse sticks to any camper for the duration of the week.  Campers must provide their own gloves.

Intermediate and Experience players are required to have all their own lacrosse gear - click here for lacrosse equipment checklist






Come Join the FUN at WCWAA This Summer!