Fairfield University Overnight Camp


    Fairfield University Overnight Camp

  • July 24-27, 2023
  • Overnight or Extended Day
  • Fairfield Univeristy
    Ages 8-16
  • $569-$749
  • Girl's or Women's Lacrosse

Highlighted POSITIONS

All Positions


Field Lacrosse



Camp Details

Campers will improve their individual stick skills, work on positional training and team concepts, and scrimmage daily. The lax campers will train in Fairfield University's Rafferty Stadium with the GameBreaker coaching staff.


Check-in/out: Overnight and Extended Day Campers check-in at 12:00 pm on the first day of camp and check out at 12:00 pm on the last day. On the second and third day of camp, the extended day campers will arrive at 8:45 am and get picked up at 9:00 pm.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 8-16, all ability levels welcome.

Meals Provided: Overnight campers will be provided with all meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Extended day campers will be provided with Lunch and Dinner

Covid-19 Policy: Vaccine is REQUIRED for Overnight Campers. Extended Day Campers need to either show proof of vaccination OR negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours of the first day of camp. In addition we ask ALL CAMPERS to bring in there health forms, Athletic Monitoring Form, and COVID Liability Waiver to camp check-in.

These forms can be found in the camper packet on the Forms Page




Coupon Code: YPO100

Discount: $100 OFF

Expiration Date: May 1st

*cannot be combined with any other offer*




Hi Rachel, 
Thank you so much for such an awesome camp experience!
My daughter  is having a ball at the sleepaway camp!! Just loves it!! 
Thank you so much!


Camp Curriculum:

Fundamental Stick Work- Specialized stick routines and targeted fundamental drills

Position Specific Training-

Defense- including a rotation of midfielders
Footwork - pivoting, recovery and angles
Stickwork - clearing, carrying, grounds balls and stick protection
Field Awareness - man up or man down situations, on and off ball defensive play
Body Positioning - ABCDs of defense (for 1 on 1 defense)

Situational Awareness - spacing, vision and offensive flow
Shooting - 8 meters, on the run, shot placement and selection, and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, face dodge, split dodge, roll dodge
Transitioning- Riding the ball

Situational Awareness - spacing, vision, and offensive flow
Shooting - 8 meters, on the run, shot placement and selection and faking before shooting
Dodging - from X, face dodge, split dodge, roll dodge
Defensive Play - body positioning and field awareness
Transitioning- Riding the ball, fast breaks both offensively and defensively, settling

Communication - ball positioning, dictating the defense’s positions and player positioning
Mechanics - placement in cage, off stick and stick-side movement, reaction time, hand/eye coordination
Clearing - moving the ball quickly, communicating where to go with the ball and stick work

Draw Specialist-
Mechanics - footwork and body positioning
Taking the Draw - pushing , pulling, or self-drawing, ball tracking
Circle - speed work, ground balls, ball tracking, and reaction time

Unsettled Situational Game Play, focused on special awareness specific to game-like situations-
2v1, 3v2- Fast play from the elbows and X
Crossfield 3v2 continuous play
3v4 off ground ball and clears
Full field transitional continuous play

Grouped Position Specific Training- Attack vs. Defense, Midfield vs. Midfield
1v1’s, 2v2’s 3v3’s, 4v4’s– from all positions on the field focusing in
on specific game philosophy’s, techniques and spatial awareness

Specialized Team Building and Leadership Events-
Lacrosse capture the flag, lax baseball, lax water balloons, lax maze runner, ultimate lacrosse, lacrosse tic-tac-toe racing, lacrosse head-shoulders-knees-toes-ball, and other leadership and team building activities

Game Play- 7v7, small sided games, full field scrimmage, situational gameplay, clearing and riding the ball

Chalk Talk- Reviewing techniques and game theories regarding specific positioning and game-like situations


    Event Location

Fairfield University


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    Rachel Vallarelli

    College Coach for over 8 years, Club Director for 4 years, Professional Lacrosse Player for over 8 years (Men's Box and Women's Field), Team USA System since 2010 when rostered on the US U19 National Team, Owner of RV Lacrosse LLC, Director of Volunteers and Board member for Able Lacrosse. Played Collegiately at UMass Amherst and holds NCAA, Conference and School Records. 

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