GIRLS SPORTS

McDonogh Girls Basketball Camp


Ages: Girls entering grades 4 to 9
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: June 23 to June 27
Tuition: $325

Directed by McDonogh Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Amy Brooks, this camp is designed to improve the skills of all players, regardless of ability level. Skill development, individual competitions, team play, and fun will all be emphasized as players build the foundation necessary to compete in middle school and high school. The staff will include college and high school coaches and players.



McDonogh Girls Lacrosse Camp:
General Skills


Ages: Girls 6 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: June 23 to June 27
Tuition: $325

The General Skills Camp is designed for players who range from beginner to three years experience and who are interested in focusing on improving their basic skills and general positional skill development. Players will also receive instruction on position specific skills. Coaches will have vast experience in coaching at a variety of levels.

MUFFIE BLISS (director) former head women’s lacrosse coach at McDaniel College, will direct the program. Her teams have advanced to the prestigious Centennial Conference semi finals and as far as the ECAC finals, including a 2007 championship. She has coached numerous all conference and all region players. As a player at Goucher College, Bliss was a three-time all-conference selection in field hockey and two-time nod in lacrosse, she also received all-region honors on the lacrosse field and was selected to play in the North/South Senior All-Star Game. Bliss was also a three-time field hockey captain and two-year lacrosse captain for the Gophers.


McDonogh Girls Lacrosse Camp:
Advanced Skills


Ages: Girls 6 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: June 23 to June 27
Tuition: $325

The Advanced Skills Camp is designed for players who have more than three years of experience and who demonstrate strong basic skills. Players will be challenged with high level instruction on tactics, strategy, and game like play. Players will increase knowledge in all positions in order to reach the next level for their age group.

MUFFIE BLISS (director) former head women’s lacrosse coach at McDaniel College, will direct the program. Her teams have advanced to the prestigious Centennial Conference semi finals and as far as the ECAC finals, including a 2007 championship. She has coached numerous all conference and all region players. As a player at Goucher College, Bliss was a three-time all-conference selection in field hockey and two-time nod in lacrosse, she also received all-region honors on the lacrosse field and was selected to play in the North/South Senior All-Star Game. Bliss was also a three-time field hockey captain and two-year lacrosse captain for the Gophers.


McDonogh Eagle Volleyball Camp


Ages: Girls 10 to 17
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: June 30 to July 3 (4th of July Week)
Tuition: $260

Directed by McDonogh Head Varsity Volleyball Coach Ginger Gelston, the Eagle Volleyball Camp is designed for girls of all skill levels. Players will be instructed in the fundamentals as well as the rules and strategies of the game. Focus will be on skill development appropriate to each player’s ability and level. Players will participate in competitive activities designed to improve techniques and confidence. No volleyball experience is necessary.




McDonogh International Soccer School:
Girls General Skills

Ages: Girls 6 to 14
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 7 to July 11
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School for Girls General Skills Camp is designed to introduce players to the world of international soccer. Directed by Sean Rush, present day professional European soccer player, youth coach and President of Pipeline International Soccer Academy and assisted by international coaches, players and scouts as well as local assistants, the Soccer School will focus on the technical training elements used by professional soccer players worldwide. Ball control, ball movement, shooting, passing and spacial awareness will be the focus of the program. Although learning is the primary objective, this program will be fun for all.This program was sold out in 2013.


McDonogh Field Hockey Camp


Ages: Girls 8 to 13
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 14 - July 18
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh Girls' Field Hockey Camp is designed for players whose goal is to develop a competitive spirit as well as technique. McDonogh Field Hockey Coach Jan Kunkel and her experienced staff will provide campers with instruction, games, stick work practices, tactical offensive and defensive strategies, and encouragement.

Each camper plays an equal amount of time in games, and staff members are available to give individual attention. Competitive and teamwork experiences will occur on the field and in the Henry A. Rosenberg, Jr. Aquatic Center.

We welcome novice and experienced players. Campers from the same school or from the same recreation or club team may practice and play together throughout the week – please note this on your child’s application form. All campers are required to bring their own water bottle/jug, stick, mouth and shin guards. Goalies must bring their own equipment.


McDonogh International Soccer School:
Girls Advanced Program

Ages: Girls 9 to 16
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 14 to July 18
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School Advanced Program is designed to offer the highest level of tactical and technical training and conditioning for both field players and goalkeepers. The program is directed by Sean Rush current European professional soccer player and his staff of international coaches, players and scouts. Focus will be on advancing the club and travel team player to the next level and prepare them for the upcoming season.



McDonogh International Soccer School:
Club Level Camp


Ages: Girls 8 to 15
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 21 to July 25
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School: Club Level Camp is designed to train aspiring club level players and teams for the upcoming 2013 – 2014 club season. The program is directed by Sean Rush, former European soccer professional and his staff of international coaches, players and scouts. The program was sold out in 2013.


McDonogh International Soccer School:
Girls Striker Camp

Ages: Girls 10 to 16
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 28 to Aug 1
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School is designed to focus on the most sought after position on any team, “the goal scorer.” Instruction will be offered on finishing of all types. This camp will be under the guidance of Sean Rush and his staff of international coaches, strikers, and goal scorers. Each participant will receive the opportunity to take over 1,000 shots from every angle and spot on the field including instep volleys, bicycle kicks, corners, headers, toe pokes, penalties and more.


McDonogh International Soccer School:
Girls Midfielder Camp

Ages: Girls 10 to 16
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 28 to Aug 1
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School Midfielder Camp is designed to teach the technical and tactical skills needed to be a successful midfielder. The program is directed by Sean Rush and his staff of international professional coaches and midfielders. The program will focus on reading the game, spatial awareness, positioning, and understanding the flow of play. The player will have the opportunity to excel at one of the most grueling positions on the field.


McDonogh International Soccer School:
Girls Defender Camp

Ages: Girls 10 to 16
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 28 to Aug 1
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School Defender Camp is designed to teach the technical and tactical skills needed to be a successful defender and to improve each camper’s skills. The camp is directed by Sean Rush and his staff of international professional coaches and defenders. The program will focus on reading the game, special awareness, positioning, timing of tackles and attacking from a defensive position, communication and concentration. This program is also recommended for the attacking player.


McDonogh International Soccer School:
Girls Goalkeeper Camp

Ages: Girls 10 to 16
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dates: July 28 to Aug 1
Tuition: $325

The McDonogh International Soccer School Goalkeeper Camp is designed to teach the technical and tactical skills needed to be a successful goalkeeper and to raise each camper’s skills to the next level. The camp is directed by Sean Rush and his staff of international professional coaches and goal keepers. Each goalkeeper will be encouraged to test their limits during training sessions and game situations. Instruction will be offered in shot stopping, dealing with crosses, ball distribution, communication, concentration and organization of the defense. This program sold out in 2013.



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