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This December, come join the University of Florida staff and other Division I college coaches for our 8th Annual Winter Camp! Enjoy 3 days of lacrosse in sunny Florida and 2 nights in the Hilton Hotel! Build on basic skills and game concepts to bring your game to the next level at the Donald R. Dizney Lacrosse Stadium!

REGISTRATION: We are only accepting on-line registration for camp. There is no fee for this service.

 

Follow these steps for registration:

  • Click on the register button.
  • Complete registration form with all the necessary fields.
  • Pay online by credit or debit card only.

You will receive a confirmation email once you have completed your registration. This email will include all the information you will need for camp, as well as the Consent to Medical Treatment and Physician’s Statement (one page document) that must be printed, completed and faxed or emailed back to the lacrosse office (#352-373-1432; Email). A copy of a school physical within the past year may be used in lieu of the physician’s signature. This document must be received no later than SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014.

NOTE: Registration will close Sunday, December 21, 2014

 

GROUP DISCOUNT FOR 10 OR MORE PLAYERS FROM THE SAME HIGH SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL, OR CLUB TEAM

Please call #352-692-6038 for more information!

DATES: December 28-30, 2014

GRADES: Open to all girls in grades 7-12

RESIDENT FEE: $450 Includes 2 nights of housing at the premiere Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, all meals and a total of 6 coaching sessions held on campus.

PLEASE NOTE: CAMPERS MUST BE IN 9TH GRADE OR HIGHER TO REGISTER AS A RESIDENT

COMMUTER FEE: $375 Includes Lunch and Dinner and a total of 6 coaching sessions held on campus.

 

CAMP STAFF:

  • Amanda O’Leary: Camp Director and Head Coach, University of Florida.
  • Erica LaGrow: Assistant Coach, University of Florida
  • Michelle Tumolo: Assistant Coach, University of Florida, US National Team 

*NOTE: Please continue to check this website regularly for coaching staff updates and changes.

 

GOALKEEPERS:
Goalkeepers will receive specialized training from outstanding coaches.

All keepers will train in a separate setting with individual instruction focusing on quickness, technique, and game situations. Goalkeepers will also practice in skill session drills and be placed on a tournament team.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
1714 S.W. 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607

352-371-3600
www3.hilton.com

Campers will be housed 2 per room, unless otherwise requested, at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Gainesville's premier full service hotel. All rooms include 2 double beds and all the amenities including a workstation, high-speed Ethernet connection, WebTV where you can surf the internet or access e-mail via a wireless laptop keyboard. Please Note: Movie rentals, room service and phone service will only be available with CASH payment. You will not be able to charge anything to the room. You will be responsible for any damages that may occur to the room.

ROOMMATE REQUEST DEADLINE:
Requests must be registered by Sunday, December 21, 2014. All parties involved must request each other. Each room houses 2 campers. If you request 3 or 4 to a room please note that you will be sharing beds. These requests are not guaranteed but we will do our best.

FACILITIES:
Camp will be conducted at the University of Florida Lacrosse Facility. The new state-of-the-art Lacrosse Facility has grass lighted fields suitable for cleats or turf shoes.

AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE:
Gainesville Airport: The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center runs a complementary shuttle service to and from the Gainesville Regional Airport. Please contact the hotel (352-371-3600) in advance if you will be using this service.

Jacksonville Airport (JAX): We will be running a Shuttle Bus from Jacksonville Airport to the Hilton Hotel which will depart JAX on December 28, 2014 at 12:00pm. The cost is $80 round trip and must be paid for during online registration. Please fill out the appropriate flight information for our records. You may pay for the shuttle first then go back into your account at a later date and fill in the flight information. Please arrive into JAX Airport no later than 11:30am. The Shuttle Bus will depart the Hilton Hotel on December 30, 2014 for JAX Airport at 2:30pm. Please arrange returning flights no earlier than 5:30pm.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:
For ALL cancellations made prior to December 21, 2014, there will be a $100 administrative fee assessed and the remaining balance will be refunded. For cancellations made after December 21, 2014, a 50% refund will be issued. Cancellations due to illness or injury may be made at any time prior to the start of camp and an administrative fee of $100 will be applied and the remaining balance will be refunded. A doctor’s note is required for cancellations due to injury or illness after December 21, 2014. ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE IN WRITING BY EMAIL.

WHAT TO BRING:
Stick, goalie equipment (goalies only), goggles, mouth guard, gloves if applicable, cleats or turf shoes for grass, flip flops, 6 sessions worth of T-shirts, shorts, socks, rain gear, one sweat shirt, toiletries, sun block, and a bathing suit for the outdoor pool. You DO NOT need sheets, blankets, pillows or towels. They will be provided by the hotel. We strongly suggest that you leave all jewelry and valuables at home. Camp and hotel staff will not be responsible for any lost items.

THE WEATHER:
In December, the average high temperature is 70 degrees.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT:
Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodation should contact the Camp Director, Amanda O’Leary via email, within seven (7) days of the first day of the camp so the proper consideration may be made to the request.

MEDICAL INSURANCE:
The Camp carries an EXCESS medical insurance policy to cover medical expenses for injuries/accidents, which occur in the course of the camps activities. Medical expenses which are declined payment through the participant's personal insurance and/or through the excess policy become the responsibility of the participant's parents/ guardians. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE MEDICAL INSURANCE TO PARTICIPATE.

IMPORTANT DATES:
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014

  • CANCELLATION DEADLINE 
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE
  • ROOMMATE REQUEST DEADLINE
  • PHYSICIAN STATEMENT FAXED TO LACROSSE OFFICE DEADLINE

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
Marci Brown, Lacrosse Program Coordinator
Email
352-692-6038

DIRECTIONS TO HOTEL:
Hilton University of Florida
Conference Center Gainesville
1714 SW 34th St.
Gainesville, FL 32607
www3.hilton.com

From Jacksonville
Take I-10 west from the I-295 junction for 13 miles to the US 301 interchange. Take US 301 south 49 miles to the SR 24 exit. Take SR 24 southwest 12 miles to the Gainesville City limits. Pass the airport area and take a right on to 39th Avenue. Proceed West on 39th Avenue to the intersection of 39th Avenue and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and proceed for approximately five miles to the intersection of Hull Road and SW 34th Street. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

From Lake City (or Metro-Atlanta)
Take I-75 south to Exit 384 (Archer Road). Take a left on to Archer Road and proceed one mile to the intersection of Archer Road and SW 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be three blocks down on the left-hand side.

From Tallahassee (or Pensacola)
Take I-10 east 103 miles to the I-75 interchange. Take I-75 south to Exit 384 (Archer Road). Take a left onto Archer Road and proceed one mile to the intersection of Archer Road and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be three blocks down on the left-hand side.

From Tampa / St. Petersburg / Clearwater
Take I-275 north to the I-75 junction. Proceed north on I-75 to Exit 384 (Archer Road). Take a right on to Archer Road and proceed one mile to the intersection of Archer Road and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be three blocks down on the left-hand side.

From Sarasota
Take I-75 north to Exit 384 (Archer Road). Take a right onto Archer Road and proceed one mile to the intersection of Archer Road and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be three blocks down on the left-hand side.

From Southeast / Orlando / Ft. Lauderdale / Miami
Take the Florida Turnpike north to the merger with I-75. Proceed north on I-75 to Exit 384 (Archer Road). Take a right onto Archer Road and proceed one mile to the intersection of Archer Road and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be three blocks down on the left-hand side.

From Daytona Beach
Take I-95 north to SR 40. Proceed west to the I-75 Interchange. Take I-75 north to Exit 384 (Archer Road). Take a right onto Archer Road and proceed one mile to the intersection of Archer Road and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be three blocks down on the left-hand side.

From St. Augustine
Take SR 207 south 27 miles to SR 100. Proceed west on SR 100 for 25 miles to Putnam Hall and turn left onto SR 26. Follow SR 26 to Gainesville. SR 26 becomes University Avenue. Take University Avenue to the intersection of University Avenue and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be one-half mile on the right-hand side.

From Gainesville Regional Airport
Proceed on the Airport access road south to 39th Avenue. Take a right on to 39th Avenue. Proceed West on 39th Avenue to the intersection of 39th Avenue and 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and proceed for approximately five miles to the intersection of Hull Road and SW 34th Street. The hotel will be on the right-hand side.

UF Youth Protection Training for Summer Camps

Per NCAA rules, all sport camps and clinics conducted by The University of Florida Athletic Association are open to any and all entrants and enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level, gender, and/or number restrictions as specified by each camp.

  • All campers are required to provide a Waiver of liability/Hold Harmless Agreement.
  • All campers are required to provide a physician’s statement. A copy of a physical completed within one year prior to camp is acceptable in lieu of physician’s signature.
  • All campers are required to have medical insurance.

For camps occurring prior to May 1, 2015, UAA policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers currently in 9th grade or higher for the 2014-15 academic year. For camps occurring after May 1, 2015, UAA policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers that will be in 9th grade or higher for the 2015-16 academic year. Please refer to each sport's camp page for additional information

Only parents or legal guardians may provide personally identifiable information through the University of Florida websites.

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