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Field Hockey Academy, March 12

Penn State's Field Hockey Academy is designed to offer an offseason training program for girls in grades 6-12. It is intended to provide high quality instruction and competition. The Academy will focus on innovative stick work and shooting sessions, defensive strategies and skills as well as competitive, small game situations. Along with the physical aspect of training, our specialized staff will provide valuable instruction on strength and conditioning, nutrition and sports psychology. Stuart Smith, Penn State Assistant Coach who also trains the U.S. Field Hockey team goalkeepers, will be conducting specialized goalkeeping instruction during the clinic. Come enjoy a fun day packed with information and skills to help you take your game to the next level!

Who: Grades 6-12
Fee: $125/person
(includes instruction)

*** Note: Active charges a transaction fee on all camp registrations.
Total Fee: $125 plus Transaction Fee $10 = $135 total fee

Coaches Special (Academy): $100/person for 10 or more players from the same team/club
Coaches Special (Academy) Total Fee: $100/person plus Transaction Fee $10 = $110 total fee

Where: Holuba Hall

The Penn State Field Hockey Academy is held in Penn State's indoor football facility. Holuba Hall comprises two large sized turf fields in which full sided games may be played.

Holuba Hall is located off McKean Road next to Orange Lot F. East Area Locker Room (EALR) is located directly across from Holuba Hall and next to parking lot Orange F. In case of inclement weather, you will be contacted by e-mail concerning any changes or cancellation.

What to Bring

Participants should bring their own sticks, shin guards and mouth guards. Turf shoes or cross trainers are recommended. Goal keepers should bring all necessary gear.

Tentative Schedule, March 12

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Registration - East Area Locker Room (EALR)

2:00 p.m.: Welcome by Penn State Coaches - 133 EALR

2:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Training Sessions

6:00 p.m.: Departure - Holuba Hall

Note: We will have a few breaks during the clinic. Please bring snacks to energize yourself during the clinic. Water will be provided.


Nittany Lion Middle School Camp, July 16-18

Penn State's Nittany Lion Middle School Camp is designed to help campers learn the true experience of being a Nittany Lion field hockey player! Come learn how the Nittany Lions train and practice. This camp will focus on the fundamentals and skills it takes to master all aspects of the game. Campers will thrive in drills, individual instruction and team settings. The Nittany Lion staff and players will be on hand every day to teach and encourage all campers. Each camper will receive a camp shirt.

Who: Grades 5-8

Fees:

$425 resident (includes instruction, housing, meals, camp shirt)
$375 commuter (includes instruction, all meals, camp shirt)

*** Note: Active charges a transaction fee on all camp registrations.

Total Fees:
Resident Camper Fee:
$425 plus Transaction Fee $20 = $445 total fee
Commuter Camper Fee: $375 plus Transaction Fee $20 = $395 total fee

Meals: Dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day


Nittany Lion Elite Camp, July 19-22

Penn State's Nittany Lion Elite Camp is designed for the best high school players. Top collegiate coaches and players will provide special sessions on academic counseling, strength training, nutrition, conditioning and sport psychology. All playing venues are artificial turf fields.

Who: Grades 9 - 12

Fees:

$535 resident (includes instruction, housing, meals, camp shirt)
$460 commuter (includes instruction, all meals, camp shirt)

*** Note: Active charges a transaction fee on all camp registrations.

Total Fees:
Resident Camper Fee:
$535 plus Transaction Fee $25 = $560 total fee
Commuter Camper Fee: $460 plus Transaction Fee $20 = $480 total fee

Meals: Dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day


Nittany Lion Competitive Camp, July 19-22

Penn State's Nittany Lion Competitive Camp is designed for competitive players. The daily schedule for this camp includes games, stick work practices and tactical sessions for offensive and defensive strategies. Individual help sessions and goalkeeping practices also are held. Throughout the camp's instructional programs -- held at outdoor facilities -- the campers receive supervision, encouragement and instruction.

Because individual instruction is emphasized, campers are grouped according to age, ability, experience, maturity and competitive spirit. Each camper plays an equal amount of time in games and staff members are available to give individual attention. Campers from the same school may attend this camp and will practice together throughout the week if their high school coach prefers that arrangement.

Who: Grades 6 - 12

Fees:

$535 resident (includes instruction, housing, meals, camp shirt)
$460 commuter (includes instruction, all meals, camp shirt)

*** Note: Active charges a transaction fee on all camp registrations.

Total Fees:
Resident Camper Fee:
$535 plus Transaction Fee $25 = $560 total fee
Commuter Camper Fee: $460 plus Transaction Fee $20 = $480 total fee

Meals: Dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day


Nittany Lion Team Camp. July 23-26

Penn State's Nittany Lion Team Camp covers all aspects of the game, including position development and game strategies. Evenings consist of game competitions. Teams must send no fewer than 12 players and no more than 18 players to the camp. A team will not be officially accepted until 12 players are registered.

NOTE: For those teams registering for team camp, please use the Coach/Team Rep link to register. Once registered, each team will receive registration links to distribute to each of their players to register.

NOTE: For those individuals registering for team camp as an individual, please use the INDIVIDUALS NOT w/team link to register. You will be assigned a team during camp.

Who: Grades 7 - 12 (Teams and individuals are invited.)

Fees:

$535 per person resident (includes instruction, housing, meals, camp shirt)
$460 per person commuter (includes instruction, all meals, camp shirt)

*** Note: Active charges a transaction fee on all camp registrations.

Total Fees:
Resident Camper Fee:
$535 plus Transaction Fee $25 = $560 total fee
Commuter Camper Fee: $460 plus Transaction Fee $20 = $480 total fee

Meals: Dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day


Physical Conditioning -- To benefit as much as possible from this camp, participants should arrive in top physical condition. Particular attention should be paid to the feet. To avoid blisters, do not bring new shoes to camp. Jogging and sprinting are encouraged before the camp starts.

Equipment -- Campers should bring their own hockey sticks. Shin guards are mandatory. Mouth guards are mandatory. Cross trainers or turf shoes are recommended. Grass cleats are not recommended. Goalies must bring their own equipment (goalie pads). Rain gear is recommended, depending on the weather.

Penn State Sport Camps
Gardner House
Elm Road
University Park, PA 16802
Fax: 814-865-8883
E-mail: SportCampInfo@athletics.psu.edu

In accordance with NCAA guidelines, all Penn State University Sport Camps and Clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by specified number, age, grade level and/or gender of its participants.

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