Ethel Walker Field Hockey Clinic 2021
Week 1: June 21 - June 25 -- 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Open to students grades 4-9
Come join us as we learn and build on the game of field hockey. Over the course of the five-day session, participants will learn game fundamentals, stick handling, ball control and passing and shooting skills. Whether this is your first time picking up a stick or you're a return player, you will come away with many valuable new skills to bring back to your team. Our staff have played field hockey at the Intercollegiate Division I, II, and III levels as well as the international level. They are skilled, fun, and energetic to work with.
2-4-1 Sports Camp at KO 2021
Week 1: June 28 - July 2 -- 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Week 2: July 5 - 9 -- 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Open to students grades 3-9
All campers participate in 3 sports each day - choose from 12 fun-filled option. Located on the Kingswood-Oxford campus.
NWC Field Hockey 2021
July 12 - 15 -- 9:00 am to 12:00 pm -- At Nothwest Catholic School
Open to students entering grades 4-9.
Join Northwest Catholics Varsity Field Hockey Coach Nikki Blake and her team for an all skills field hockey clinic. Coach Blake believes in a “no judgement zone” once you step onto the field. We welcome everyone and anyone to play and learn in an atmosphere where we all come together, to play a sport that we love. At NWC’s clinic you will learn new skills, challenging tricks, play in daily scrimmages and get conditioned for the upcoming season. Players will walk away improving their skills through a variety of drills in individual and small group settings. You will also work on team building exercises where you will learn how to be a teammate without judgement along with leadership skills that will serve them well beyond the playing field. Players will need to bring a mask, stick, mouth guards, shin guards, goggles water bottle and a snack. COVID-19 Safety Rules: Coaches and players will be required to wear a mask.
Coach: Meredith Crowther, KO Middle School Field Hockey Coach
Field Hockey Fundamentals 2021
July 26 - July 30 -- 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm -- At Conard HS Turf Field
Open to campers ages 6-13 (grouped by age and ability)
Come have fun with field hockey! Coach Cathy Callahan and staff will lead this fun camp that will focus on learning and developing key field hockey skills. These include, but are not limited to, stick work, dribbling, passing, basic defense, shooting and receiving. Team concepts will be introduced, including passing combinations and mini games. Fun practice techniques such as obstacle courses, exciting games and friendly competitions will be used. Players will be grouped according to age and skill level. All levels of players are welcome and beginners will find this camp a great first step into field hockey. Required equipment: field hockey stick*, shin guards, mouth guard, eye protection and water bottle. *Field hockey sticks for beginners are available to borrow.
Cost: $124 resident/$134 non-resident
Coach: Cathy Callahan & Staff
Field Hockey Clinic 2021
August 2 - August 6 -- 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm -- At Conard HS Turf Field
Open to campers ages 14-19 (13 year olds who are entering high school in the fall of 2020 can call the Leisure Services office at 860-561-7510 to arrange for an age override for registration)
Join coaches from several Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York based collegiate head coaches. In addition, 7 time National NCAA Division 1 Coach of the Year, Missy Meharg from the University of Maryland will be joining our coaching group. Missy was voted National Coach of the Year an unprecedented 9 times, and has led the Terrapins to 8 National Championships and 26 Conference Championships. We are also hoping that Coach Hoeppner from the Mannheim Hockey Club in Germany will be able to join us. His participation will largely depend on the progress made with the Covid 19 vaccination rollout. There will be 1 coach for every 10 players. The clinic will feature eight current Mannheim Club players and four college bound field hockey players from West Hartford. The first part of each session will focus on sharpening your skills. This will be followed by an 11 vs 11 game which will be officiated by certified referees. Players should bring a reversible pinnie. Time to get your game on!
Nike Field Hockey Camp 2021 - CANCELLED
Dates and Time TBD -- At University of St. Joe's
Open to campers ages 10-18
At the University of Saint Joseph, players can expect to learn from the Bluejays and experience fun, yet challenging drills that will help them gain the necessary tools to succeed in field hockey. The Connecticut field hockey camp will guide you through an all-encompassing experience that will help you work on your stick work, position-specific skills, and get you ready for your upcoming season!
Coach: Karen Nell, University of St. Joesph's Head Field Hockey Coach