CAMPS, CLINICS, and CLUBS*
*Disclaimer - this page is informational ONLY. The inclusion of any links on this page does not constitute a preference for, or endoresement of, any particular college, club, etc and is meant only at a starting point for your research to explore other developmental opportunities. Each section is listed alphabetically.
First and foremost - if you have a stick and a ball, you have everything you need to work on your skills at home without a bunch of traveling, extra cost, or huge family commitment. Check out the other pages under the training tab for some links to get you started, then explore YouTube and various college websites on your own. There is a lot of information out there - start with the names of players, companies and colleges you know.
The best way to keep up-to-date on developmental opportunities is to join mailing lists, and follow accounts on Twitter, Facebook, etc,
The best way to keep up your skills is do a little bit of stick or foot work each day.
Camps are not just for little laxers, and are a great way to meet players from all over while improving your skills. There are commuter day camps and overnight camp opportunities available at various times during the summer and the year (like traditional Winter breaks). Start watching for opportunities in January or February for that year's Summer dates. There are a huge number of camps and impossible to list them all, If you think camp might be something you want to do, some opportunities are listed below. Many colleges offer camps, it just depends how far you want to go - check out the college athletic sites and their women's lacrosse team pages.
Duquesne University Camps
Net Nation Philly Style Goalie & Shooter School
Ohio University Camps
Penn State University Camps
The Goalie School
University of Pennsylvania Camps
These types of opportunities pop-up, join mailing lists to keep in the loop.
Robert Morris University prospect days
Three Rivers Lacrosse offers offseason playing opportunities
Winner's Edge Lacrosse offers offseason playing opportunities
Also check out the links below for local clubs - they often offer clinics, day camp, and pick-up game opportunities.
Clubs take a lot of commitment from the player and the family. Only you can decide if a club is right for your situation, and which one fits you best. Even if you don't join a club, join their mailing list for development opportunities.
Pittsburgh Premier Lacrosse Club (PPLC)
Pittsburgh Select Lacrosse (PSL) - check with the club if a girls' team is available for your year.