Box Immersion Camp 2019
3d Lacrosse is thrilled to host the 7th annual Box Immersion Camp! This one-of-its-kind camp has been one of the best training opportunities of the summer since its inception as one of 3d’s premiere offerings back in 2002.
Staffed by professional box players and coaches, 3d’s Box Immersion camp literally thrusts players into an authentic box lacrosse experience through a carefully crafted three-day regime that mirrors a professional box team’s preseason camp. A game-changing, trans-formative experience north of the border, it’s a camp for the most serious and dedicated lacrosse players who want more than just a sampling of box lacrosse and box training.
In the past, members of the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse and Western Lacrosse Association were among the staff members who led camps loaded with fast-paced, high-intensity drills, full-contact games and world-class instruction. Players in the past have even had the opportunity to shoot on current National Lacrosse League netminders.
This year’s camp will feature the likes of 3d Lacrosse Chief Lacrosse Officer Regy Thorpe, a legend of the National Lacrosse League and a former staff member with the Rochester Knighthawks after a long and storied career in the league. Thorpe is currently the head coach of the U.S. Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team, and he was the head coach and an assistant coach of two different Minto Cup-winning Six Nations Arrows Junior A teams. He has coached and played in Major League Lacrosse, and he has filled numerous coaching roles with the Iroquois Nationals.
Joining Thorpe at the Box Immersion Camp will be Blaze Riorden, who starred at the University of Albany as a field lacrosse goalie but has since gone on to recreate himself as a forward in the professional box game. Riorden, who suited up for the Buffalo Bandits of the NLL in 2017,is now a current member of the Philadelphia Wings NLL team.
Training and Skills
3d Lacrosse is prepared to push your game to the next level. At 3d’s Box Immersion Camp, the focus has been and will always be player development and lacrosse IQ. During the three days of the intense, experiential camp, players will be immersed in the box lacrosse game and box lacrosse-specific training. The program is designed to help attendees see dramatic improvements in their game as a result of the training regime and the exposure to a genuine box lacrosse environment, coaches, drills and game settings.
A fast-paced tempo from start to finish, players find themselves in situations that force them to step out of their comfort zones, work harder to make plays and test their lacrosse IQ. The Box Immersion Camp staff features real box goalies; attendees will be shooting on 4-foot-by-4-foot nets guarded by experienced box goalies who will help the players become better shooters.
Focusing on a long list of box skills, drills and play, participants will begin to pick up the nuances of the box game. Specific team concepts built into the Box Immersion Camp training schedule include: five-man offense, the two-man game, extra-man offense, man-down defense, face offs, transition offense, transition defense, on-ball screens and picks, off-ball screens and picks and total-team concepts.
Skill development at the Box Immersion Camp will have a focus on finishing, faking, catching in traffic, deceptive shooting, feeding, defensive footwork, dodging in tight confines, cutting, cycling, picking, screening and much more.
All the training and hard work at the Box Immersion Camp culminates with a game against a Canadian box team for each specific age group during one of the sessions.
Find out more about Box Lacrosse!
- Junior (Ages 17+) @ The Roxbury Latin School
- Midget (Ages 15/16) @ The Roxbury Latin School
- Bantam (Ages 13/14) @ Danvers Indoor Sports
- Peewee (Ages 11/12) @ Danvers Indoor Sports
- Squirt (Ages 9/10) @ Danvers Indoor Sports
*please note camp location for each age group
July 23rd - 25th, 2019
*Check in on 7/23 - 8am-9:30am
Full Schedule - TBD
JUNIOR & MIDGET The Roxbury Latin School
101 St Theresa Ave
West Roxbury, MA 02132
BANTAM, PEEWEE, & SQUIRT Danvers Indoor Sports
150 Andover St
Danvers, MA 01923
**Not included in the tuition: travel expenses, transportation to and from camp location, and meals.
3d Lacrosse will use a combination of its own American box lacrosse coaches to work in conjunction with local Canadian coaches to coach the box game to give this camp the feel of the real Canadian box experience.