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Empower the Athlete's Camp of the Week, Whiz Kids Lacrosse Camp

In an effort to get more information out to high school players and their families about what’s what with the summer recruiting camps, Empower the Athlete will be featuring camps on their Advisor Blog. Keep Reading…

In an effort to get more information out to high school players and their families about what’s what with the summer recruiting camps, Empower the Athlete will be featuring camps on their Advisor Blog. They’ve interviewed the coaches who put on the camps to find out what makes their camp unique and why it’s worth your time and money.

Empower the Athletes States:

Leave it to Yale to have the ingenuity to create a camp that is specific for kids who want to go to a certain type of school. We love the premise of this camp because of its potential to simplify the recruiting process for both players and coaches: coaches will know that the kids at the camp are all good students and interested in selective schools, and kids will know they’ll be getting exposure to only the schools they are interested in.

Camp Profile

Camp Title: Whiz Kids Camp
Camp Host: Coach Andy Shay and the Yale Bulldogs Lacrosse Staff
Camp Tagline: “For high school players with aspirations of playing college lacrosse at a high-end academic institution.”
Location: Avon Old Farms School in Avon, CT
Dates: July 5th-7th
Cost: $525 Overnight; $375 Commuter
Website Signup: Whiz Kids Camp website and registration

Some colleges that have attended in the past:

Amherst
Bates
Bowdoin
Connecticut College
Colby
Lafayette
Middlebury
RIT
Trinity
Washington & Lee
Wesleyan
Williams

Click here for the full article and an interview with Yale Lacrosse Coach Brian Schneider .

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