Syracuse University Lacrosse Overnight Camp


Monday, July 15th – Wednesday, July 17th, 2019



Lacrosse / Athletic Complex
Manley Field House Turf Field Complex
1301 East Colvin Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Hookway Complex– Grass Fields
1799 E Colvin St
Syracuse, NY 13210


SU coaching staff, other outstanding college coaches, high school coaches, SU players and area college players.


Boys ages 8-17
*Ages based on the players’ age at the time of the camp
**Commuter Option recommended for ages 8-10



* Registration fee: $10

DEPOSIT & BALANCE : A $100.00 deposit (non-refundable) must accompany each application. The balance will be auto billed by our website two weeks before camp unless other arrangements are made. Waivers are due by July 13th. Registrations dated after June 30th will require payment in full at the time of registration.


Campers will be housed two to a room in a dormitory on the Syracuse campus. Please make sure you list your roommate preference on the application since all room assignments will be made 2 weeks prior to camp. If you do not specify a roommate, one will be assigned by age. There will be coaches and counselors on each floor with campers, thus campers are under supervision at all times.


We will provide a shuttle service from the local airport, train, and bus terminals. The fee will be $20.00. Please EMAIL ITINERARY to [email protected] or FAX to 315-443-2691.


CHECK-IN: Registration for CLINIC participants will be held from 8 am- 11:30 am on July 14th followed by lunch and the clinics 1st session.

Registration for the rest of camp is held from 8 am – 11:30 am on July 15th followed by lunch and a full camp introductory meeting. Those who attend the clinic and check in to the dorms on the 14th DO NOT need to register again on the 15th. These participants will have a morning field session during regular camp registration.

CHECKOUT: Campers are back to the Dorms for checkout no later than 4 pm on the last day of camp.


  • Lacrosse stick
  • Helmet, gloves, pads
  • Mouthguard
  • Protective cup
  • Cleats & Turf shoes/grass shoes
  • Athletic clothes (T-shirt, shorts, socks, etc.)
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Sandals/Casual Shoes (for when you are not playing)
  • Athletic Sneakers
  • Any medications you will need- the on staff trainer will be on-site during check-in for any medication assistance
  • Spending $$ for the camp store and food/snacks outside of the dining hall
  • Casual Clothing (for when you are not playing)
  • Toiletries & towel(s) and shower sandals
  • Pillows and Linens **Pillows and Linens are not provided. Please plan on bringing your own. All beds are Twin XL
  • Fan (Dorms are not air-conditioned)

Syracuse Men’s Lacrosse has been proud to offer the SU Overnight Camp for more than 25 years. This program is for players of all ages and skill levels. We offer both overnight and commuter slots with residential campers staying right on the Syracuse University campus. Our goal is to help lacrosse players develop their skills while having a great time.



Registrations dated after June 30th will require payment in full at the time of registration. Syracuse University and SULAX are not responsible for campers personal items which are lost or stolen during camp. It is the responsibility of the camper to make sure their rooms are locked and valuables secured at all times.


Camp Registration for CLINIC participants will be held from 8 am – 11:30 am on July 14th followed by lunch and the 1st session. Registration for the rest of overnight campers is held from 8 am- 11:30 am on July 15th followed by lunch and an introductory camp meeting. Those who attend the clinic DO NOT need to register again on the 15th.


The professional kitchen staff of Syracuse University Dining Services plan and prepare every meal. Each meal is all you can eat and drink. Meals will be served 3 times daily in a campus dining facility.


All participants must complete the medical information required during registration. In addition, all campers must have their own medical insurance. Participants will be covered under a health and accident insurance policy that provides secondary limited coverage to all players. The tournament will have a medical trainer on site at all times. In addition, a doctor is only a couple minutes away from both the fields and dorms.


A $35 administrative fee will be retained if a player cancels, regardless of reason. After July 8th refunds(less the administrative fee) will be made for medical reasons only and must be accompanied by a letter from a physician.


7 am Wake Up 2 pm – 2:45 pm Demonstrations / Position Practice
7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast 3 pm- 4:30 pm Team Practice
8:45 am Day Campers Arrive 5 pm- 6:30 pm Dinner
9 am Attendance 6:45 pm Attendance
9 am – 10 am Skill Stations / Individual Instruction 7 pm- 8:30 pm Division II & III games
10 am – 11 am Morning Games 8:30 pm – 10 pm Division I games
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch 8:45 pm- 10:30 pm Free time for Overnight campers
1:45 pm Attendance 11:00 pm Attendance & Lights Out


It is a pleasure to have the lacrosse camp operating on the Syracuse University Campus. This is a great location, an educational atmosphere, and it will be an exciting week. Being here carries with it certain responsibilities. There are others on campus as well as in the camp and we must not interfere with their programs. We must have rules in which we operate. The rules are as follows.

LOST OF KEY: REPORT to MAIN DESK and to Coach Desko. Replacement Keys Cost $40

PHONE CALLS: You may use Cell Phones to make phone calls. The University’s extension phones will not call off campus

ROOMS: All campers rooms are to be kept neat and clean at all times.

BREAKAGE: Inspection of rooms is made at the end of the camps. If furniture or other equipment is broken or damaged, campers will be required to pay for it. Please note furniture is not to be removed from any room.

COUNSELORS: There are college counselors in addition to the coaching staff. Each is here to help you enjoy your stay. Reports of misconduct, illness, breakage, etc. should be made to Coach Desko or your Division Commissioner.

DRESS: Campers are expected to dress appropriately for each session and must wear the camp-issued reversible jersey to all on-field sessions.

ALARMS: For the protection of the campus community, the investigation of any false alarms will be referred to the proper authorities for investigation and judgment. Any camper found guilty will be dismissed from camp.

DINING: All campers must be wearing their meal band when attending meals. All trays must be taken to Tray Return Area. Campers MUST attend all meals. Shoes are required at all times in Dining Halls, No food is to be brought out of the Dining Hall.

OUT OF CAMP PERMISSION: Campers are not allowed to leave camp premises, unless they have permission from the Camp Director.
IPODS, RADIOS and CD PLAYERS: May be used in your room. Be considerate of others and keep the volume down. If they are too noisy, we reserved the right to prohibit your listening in your room. They are not to be played after 10:30 pm.

ROOMING: All campers are checked into their rooms at the proper times. Counselors will report to the administration any campers who fail to conform to these rules. Campers must be in their rooms are 10:30 each night with lights out at 11:00 pm

LAUNDRY: There are laundry facilities in the dorms. Check at the front desk.

WALKING IN ROADS: We share the campus streets with vehicles. Be careful and walk on sidewalks.

ILLNESS: If you are ill, report this at once. Tell one of the counselors and they will contact either Coach Desko or your Division Commissioner, who will see that you get the proper attention. Unless you are ill or excused, you are required to attend every lacrosse session. There is a trainer at the fields during all sessions, as well as at the dorms overnight.

SITTING OR LEANING OUT WINDOWS: Not under any circumstances are you allowed to remove window screens. We do our best to prevent accidents, and we need your help. Immediate actions will be taken against campers who do not comply.

GENERAL: No fooling around on elevators, YOU WILL BE DISMISSED FROM CAMP! Report all injuries, no matter how slight to the TRAINER. NO wall ball or playing ball in the halls. CARS: Car parking in lots with proper parking pass ONLY … see Coach Desko. If you are driving yourself to camp – Keys must be left at registration and will be returned at the end of camp.

BUSES: For the convenience and safety of our campers, the Syracuse University Men’s Lacrosse Camp will use buses for the transportation of campers to and from the dorms and fields. All campers will treat the drives with respect and will follow all bus rules.


All participants – players, coaches, officials, as well as family and friends in attendance must abide by the SULax Code of Conduct. Failure to do so may result in immediate expulsion without refund.