Summer Camps


Thank you to the 800+ athletes that attended in summer 2016!

STEPS Lacrosse Summer Camps
New Jersey’s Premier Youth Lacrosse Camps
2017 Dates/Locations


June 26-29, 2017:  Black River Fields, Chester, NJ
June 26-29, 2017 :  Saddle River Day, Upper Saddle River, NJ (Girls Camp only)
July 10-13, 2017:  RFL Fields, Boonton Twp, NJ
July 10-13, 2017:  Livingston Oval, Livingston NJ
July 24-27, 2017:  Black River Fields, Chester, NJ

All camps are Monday to Thursday
Boys Camp Grades 1-8 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Girls Camp Grades 1-8 (9:00am-1:00pm)
Mod-Crosse Grades Pre-K & K (9:00am-11:00am)
*Rising 9th graders are welcome to participate!

Cost:  $250 for Camp; $100 for MOD-Crosse Camp.


Group and Sibling Discounts Are Available!

Group Organizer Incentive for Group Discount:
Any organizer that gets 10 campers
together will only have to pay the $50 deposit.
(Organizer must email the list of campers in the group to STEPS)

**For any group of 10 players or more, in addition to the organizer incentive
all players will receive a $50 discount.  (Cannot be applied in conjunction with
the early bird special or sibling discount). The organizer will receive a $200
discount but must register and pay online deposit**

**Our Sibling Discount is for $25 off each child that is registered for STEPS
Lacrosse Camp. The Sibling Discount can not be combined with any other discount
and cannot be applied to our MOD Lacrosse Program**

To ask about a group discount please email

Daily Schedule

9:00 Dynamic stretch and warm up
9:15 Skill and station work
Each day has a specific focus:
Monday:Fundamental day
Tuesday: Position day
Wednesday: Transition day
Thursday: Competition day
10:00 Skills reinforcement
10:15 Daily Competition practice: Longest throw, hardest shot, partner pass, trick shot, accuracy.
11:00 STEPS Healthy Snack/Lunch
11:30 Team Skills
12:00  Full Field Competitive Games
1:00 Daily Awards and Dismissal

Awards given:  Camper of the day, Sportsmanship award, Teamwork award, Hustle award, Coaches award, Daily improvement award

The final day of camp is highlighted by individual and team competitions.
Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories.

Required Equipment

Full Day Boys: Full equipment
(helmet, gloves, shoulder pads, arm pads, mouth guard, cleats, boys lacrosse stick)

Full Day Girls: Full equipment
(goggles, mouth guard, girls lacrosse stick, cleats)

MOD Crosse Camp
(Boys or girls lacrosse stick)

All Campers should bring water bottle, a healthy snack, sunscreen, and a positive attitude!

Charlie Shoulberg, STEPS Founder, Former Mendham High School Head Coach, 2010 NJ coaches association group 2 Coach of the Year, 2009 NJ Lacrosse Hall of Fame Inductee.
Mark Walters, Mountain Lakes High School
Jeff Bigas, Morristown High School, 2010 NJ Coach of the Year, Philadelphia Wings, Salisbury University, National Champion
Mark Grilo, STEPS Elite Goalie Coach
Frank Merrill, Manhattan College, STEPS Elite Coach
Christian Cuccinello, Villanova U., NJ Player of the Year, All-American
Brad Smith, Duke University, NJ Player of the Year, USA U-19 Team
Zander Kotsen, Wesleyan University, All-State
Kevin Beimforh, Bryant University, All-State – Goalie Instruction

Jessica Shoulberg, Former Head Coach Mendham High School,
Mike Walsh, Summit Head Coach, STEPS Elite Head Coach
Lauren Yee, Former Head Coach Mendham High School
Catherine Seals, Head Coach West Morris Central High School, Rutgers University
Michelle Kelly, Stonehill College – 3 time All-American
Susie Sweeney, UMBC, Mo. Beard – Director of Goaltending
Nicole Graziano, Univ of Florida, 2011 NJ Player of the Year.  2x HS All-American
Ali Messinger, Univ. of North Carolina, HS All-American
Taylor Albright, Hofstra U.
Abby Witzcak, Marist University – Goaltending Specialist

Camp Features
STEPS Lacrosse Camps are designed to teach the great game of lacrosse to all level of players from beginners to the elite level player.

Each coach is dedicated to passing on their knowledge of the game in a positive and value oriented environment.

Each day has a very specific agenda. The 4 day camp is a progression of skills and techniques that will build each players individual abilities and team concepts.

STEPS Lacrosse is entering it’s 15th year as the best teaching and competition camp in NJ.

Coaches are comprised of: High School Head Coaches, Professional Players, Collegiate Players from some of the best programs in the country including Division 1, and 3 National Champions, All-Americans and All-State Players.  Highly structured learning environment Low camper to counselor ratio Excellent Fields and facilities Daily Prizes Daily Games Team Discounts Guest Speakers Equipment Raffles STEPS Lacrosse Reversible Jerseys for all full day campers Daily competitions to reinforce the individual skills learned
(Longest throw, hardest shot, accuracy, partner pass, etc.) Camper of the Day “C.O.D.” T-shirts and prizes Camper of the Week “C.O.W.” T-shirts and prizes On-Site Music System to keep the energy level up Positive interaction between the boys and girls camps Camper Counselor Challenges Specific Goalie Instruction

“My daughter had an excellent week! Everyday when I picked her up she had a smile on her face and couldn’t wait for the next day.”

“Please tell your coaches that they did a great job all week, my son now says lacrosse is his favorite sport!”

“You made my son’s week when he won the SPORTSMANSHIP award, thank you for acknowledging his efforts.”

All registrations will be done online.

A $50 Non-refundable deposit via credit card is required at time of registration.

Your balance will be due on the first day of camp at check in.
(check only – no credit cards can be processed onsite).