May 11

Featured Camp: Top Star at Gettysburg

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 our Advisor Blog.  Our aim is to find out what makes each camp or tournament unique and why its worth your time and money.

This weeks camp is the Top Star Camp at Gettysburg. Check it out:

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This camp runs Monday, June 20th through Thursday, June 23rd and is held on the campus of Gettysburg College.  The camp has been around since 1990 and offers players exposure to a wide variety of college coaches from top Division 1 programs to Division 2 and 3 programs.  Whether a player wants to go to school in  the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, South, or the Mid-West, the can count on coaches representing schools of a many different regions will be there.  The camp is also a good opportunity to compete against players from different parts of the country as it draws players from all over.  The camp is highlighted by the prestigious “Fab 40″ All-Star Game at the week’s end.

Camp Profile

Camp Title: Top Star Lacrosse Camp
Camp Directors: Naval Academy coach Richie Meade, and Gettysburg coach Hank Janzyk
Camp Philosophy: “Managed by college coaches, the camp offers upper class high school players the opportunity to be recognized by Division 1, 2, and 3 lacrosse coaches.  It is our belief that there is a place in various programs for an overwhelming majority of high school players.””
Location: Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
Dates: July 20-23rd
Cost: $600
Website Registration: Top Star Camp

Colleges that have been represented by coaches at Top Star in the past years (please click link to Top Star page; the list is just too long!)

Jim Finlay, the defensive coordinator and Assistant Head Coach for Harvard Lacrosse, gives a talk to Top Star campers about team defense.