Lacrosse Camp

IMG Academy lacrosse camps are available year-round for ages 10-18, with programs for everyone from the novice athlete to the aspiring pro. See below for how to select and book the right camp through our quick and easy online registration process.

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Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs
Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs
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Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Sheets & laundry service
Daily meals & hydration
Choice of one off-campus weekend excursion
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$6,649
Avg. Price
$8,599
Avg. Price
$9,949
Avg. Price
$11,299
Avg. Price
Most Recommended
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Sheets & laundry service
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,379
Avg. Price
$3,179
Avg. Price
$3,629
Avg. Price
$4,079
Avg. Price
Most Recommended
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Daily meals & hydration
Sheets†
Laundry service*

Included with camp packages only

Choice of one off-campus weekend excursion**
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,209
Avg. Price
$2,659
Avg. Price
$3,109
Avg. Price
$3,549
Avg. Price
Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs

Choosing the Right Camp

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How to choose the length of stay for your child

Selecting a training program for your child

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The IMG Camp Experience

View more details about camper life and our training methodology

Lacrosse Camp Overview

IMG Academy boys lacrosse camps provide structured training that has led to the development of some of the most successful collegiate and national team players. Group training sessions focus on technical skills training as well as exposure to innovative game-play strategies. Campers will also be introduced to both indoor and outdoor lacrosse tactics to further enhance development.

All lacrosse campers will receive a post-camp analysis report inclusive of coach feedback and comprehensive metrics.

Lacrosse Camp Training Specializations

All Total Athlete and Game Changer programs include performance specializations that can be changed for each week of the camp. Athletes seeking to hone their skills outside of sport-specific training will benefit from these unique specializations. IMG’s expert coaches set athletes apart from their competition, and each session provides campers with takeaways that will significantly impact their game.

Strength & Power

  • Explosive resistance
  • Jumping and plyometrics
  • Efficient power development
  • Correct motor patterns

Speed & Agility

  • Linear acceleration
  • Maximum velocity
  • Lateral movement
  • Multi-directional movement and agility

Mental Toughness & Vision

  • Self-talk
  • Breathing
  • Imagery
  • Focus
  • Emotional regulation
  • Goal Setting

Nutrition for Athletes

  • The performance plate
  • Pre-competition fueling
  • Recovery
  • Fueling timelines
  • Hydration

Leadership & Communication

  • Team building
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Identity
  • Developing relationships
  • Inspiring and empowering yourself and others

SAT/ACT Test Prep

Semi-private and individualized classes with our test prep experts helps students prepare for their SAT or ACT college entrance exams. Instructors use official testing materials and offer techniques to help take the exams with confidence.

ESL

Campers will have a daily ESL course covering a topic related to one of five weekly themes, such as communication skills or grammar. Offerings may also include more academic content and test preparation. For our complete list of programming options, please contact a camp advisor.

Expert Coaching

IMG Academy lacrosse camps are anchored by expert coaches with years of playing and coaching experience at the highest levels. Learn from the pros to gain insights and training methods to continue developing your skills.

Tom Marechek

Coach Spotlight

Tom Marechek - Director

Tom was a four time NCAA All American at Syracuse University. After college, Tom played 12 years for the professional indoor team, the Philadelphia Wings who retired his number in 2006. He was inducted into the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame in 2007, US National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2012.

Training for Every Position and Skill

Depending on your position, here are just some of the skills you will learn from our expert coaches:

 

FUNDAMENTALS

Application of national development team models that sequentially build strong skills in passing, catching, shooting, stick handling and ground balls taught through high-touch, deep-instruction methodologies

 

MENTAL

Confidence, focus, game preparation and attitude

 

DECISION MAKING

Immersion in read & react concepts and situations that enhance quality of real-time, in-game participation and action

 

PERFORMANCE

Increase speed and agility, build explosive power, increase endurance, and reduce chance of injury

Year-round performance and world-class amenities

IMG Academy’s lacrosse camps give players of all positions and ability levels the chance to improve and refine every aspect of their game. The positive, progressive, and challenging environment at our sleepaway lacrosse camp also stresses the importance of developing leadership skills and being a good teammate.

We offer day and overnight options at our lacrosse camp as well as special pricing for groups or teams who want to train together. Overnight lacrosse camp gives young lacrosse athletes the opportunity to board in the Ascender Residence Halls with access to campus amenities 24/7 and a full team of residential mentors.

Stay Local. Play Here.

A perfect option for lacrosse campers or for families on vacation in the Sarasota and Bradenton area, many on- and off-campus housing options are available for adults and families, including the Legacy Hotel, The Lodge, Academy Park Villas, Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Holiday Inn Express and Suites and more, including beachfront resorts.

Covered turf facility
3 residence halls
56,000 sq. ft. performance center

Enhance Your Camp

Florida’s premier theme parks and attractions are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Youth lacrosse campers can take advantage of our chaperoned, off-campus excursions and visit some of the best excursions the state has to offer. Trips include Busch Gardens, Disney's Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando, and The Tampa Bay Rays.

Sample Weekly Camp Schedule

  AM Session PM Session
Monday Stick Skills Individual
Stick Skills-Team
Competitive Drills
Class Room
Competition
Stick and team drills
Tuesday Stick Skills Individual
Stick Skills-Team
Competitive Drills
Class Room
Competition
Stick and team drills
Wednesday Stick Skills Individual
Stick Skills-Team
Competitive Drills
Class Room
Competition
Stick and team drills
Thursday Stick Skills Individual
Stick Skills-Team
Competitive Drills
Class Room
Competition
Stick and team drills
Friday Stick Skills Individual
Stick Skills-Team
Competitive Drills
Class Room
Competition
Stick and team drills

IMG Camp Includes:

  • 3 Strength & Conditioning Sessions
  • 1 Mental Conditioning Session

Campers Train Here

  • Lacrosse-specific turf field for showcased games
  • Fieldhouse with professional locker rooms, lacrosse coaches' offices, and meeting rooms

Performance & Sports Science Center

  • Mind Gym for mental conditioning sessions and vision training
    • Fit Lights, DynaBoard, and cognitive perceptive technology
  • Strength and conditioning equipment
  • Classrooms for nutrition and leadership training

VIA Campers

Your young athlete deserves the highest level of support and comfort during their camp experience. IMG Academy offers special accommodations for campers age 10 and younger at no additional cost for this very reason! The VIA (Very Important Athlete) program consists of special privileges and age-appropriate activities tailored to camper schedules delivered by a responsible and energetic team guiding campers throughout their stay with us.

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FAQ

Lacrosse Camps

  • What skill level is required to attend lacrosse camp?

    We have junior lacrosse campers who come from varying skill levels ranging from those who are new to lacrosse, to those who are being actively recruited by collegiate programs. Our focus in youth lacrosse camp is skill development relevant to each individual. Participants are grouped by age, skill and position, but most importantly put in an environment that is optimal to their individual learning and development.

  • Which camp program is the best for me?

    It varies on what you want out of your camp experience. Our programs are progressively intensive in training from our Core Program which is our foundational program to Breakthrough which is the most personalized and intensive training option. Select any of our training concentrations to customize your camp program. Contact us through the red "Connect with us" window on this page, and we can help you select the best program.

  • Will there be college coaches at camp recruiting players?

    Our camps are not geared towards college exposure/recruiting. They are highly emphasized on skill development to better your game, putting you in a greater position to be attracted by college programs.

  • Why should I travel all the way to Florida for a lacrosse camp?

    We are able to offer a truly unique and world-class experience with our lacrosse camps. We have a premier coaching staff and unmatched facilities and programming that no other camp can match. You experience tangible improvement that is recognizable when you leave.

  • How much does a camp cost?

    Camps vary depending on how long you stay and what program you choose! If you have additional questions after using our camp configurator, you can chat directly with our support staff.

     

     

  • What should my child bring to camp?

    Click here for details.

  • What type of activities are offered at camp?

    With a mix of on-campus and off-campus activities, an IMG Academy camp experience is the ultimate combination of training and fun. Click here to learn more!

  • How many campers attend a camp?

    The number of campers varies by sport and time of year, with July representing our most well-attended camps. Whenever you come or whatever sport you play, you will always receive small-group training from expert coaches with ultra-personalized instruction available through our optional Breakthrough program. Please contact us for more detail based on when you are considering attending a camp.

  • What forms do I need to complete prior to camp?

    Click here to find the necessary forms and resources to attend camp.

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