Smith College Field Hockey Camp

Smith College

Northampton, MA


Overview

The perfect prep for school try-outs. Smith College is located in the quintessential New England town of Northampton, Massachusetts, just an 45 minutes from Hartford, CT and 2 hours from Boston. Campers will enjoy the FieldTurf Stadium and pristine amenities on Smith's campus.


About Our Coaches

Jaime Ginsberg

Directing this camp will be Smith College Head Field Hockey Coach Jaime Ginsberg. Coach Ginsberg has been at Smith for ten years and has earned U.S. Field Hockey Coaching Certifications for Levels 1 & 2 and a member of the National Field Hockey Coaching Association.

Jaime took over the squad in 2007 and led the team to a much improved seven-win season the following year. In 2013, the squad qualified for the ECAC Tournament for the first time in 24 years. Jamie played collegiately at Slippery Rock University. She also was a player/coach for the women’s lacrosse club team at Slippery Rock, which has since become a varsity squad. Previously, Jaime coached at The George School and Friends Select School in Philadelphia. She also owns and directs The Nomads Field Hockey Club in Western Massachusetts.

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Phoebe Hopkins

Hopkins is an assistant coach at Slipper Rock University. Phoebe Hopkins played college field hockey at Smith College. She was voted 2nd team All-NEWMAC after her senior season. She finished her career 4th all time in goals for Smith College with 31. She is also tied for 5th in assists and total points.

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Camp Details

JULY 2 – 6 DAY CAMP DETAILS (No Camp on the 4th)

Check in/out: Check in at 8:30am on Monday. Campers can be picked up at the turf at 3:00pm daily.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 8-17 of all ability levels.

Meals Provided: Bring Your Own Lunch, we will break in the shade or in the athletic center around 12:00pm daily.

Day Schedule:
8:45 – Campers Arrive
9:00 – Daily Theme Workshop
9:30 – 11:30 Skills & Position Training
11:30 – Cool Down & Extra Help
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00 – 1:30pm Spike Ball, Frisbee & Recess Games
2:00pm-3:00pm – Field Hockey Session// Strategy & Game Concept Training
3:00pm – Campers Depart

AUGUST 6 – 9 OVERNIGHT CAMP DETAILS

Check in/out: Check in at 12pm on the first day and Check out at 12pm on the last day.

Age & Ability: Camp is open to ages 10-18 of all ability levels.

Meals Provided: First Meal is Dinner on 8/6. Last Meal is Breakfast on 8/9.

Evening Activities: Nightly scrimmages roll into dorm games & socializing until lights out between 10:00 – 10:30pm.

Overnight Camp Schedule

Day One

12:00pm – Registration for Commuters and Overnight Campers
1:00pm-2:00pm Orientation
2:00pm – Campus Tour, Introductions & Ice Breakers
2:30pm-4:30pm – Field Hockey Session// Skill Assessments
4:30pm-5:00pm – Extra Help & Dorm Meetings
5:00pm-5:45pm – Dinner
6:00- Roll Call and Visualization
6:15pm-8:30pm – Field Hockey Scrimmages
8:30pm – Optional Play the Coaches + Showers
8:30pm – Commuter Dismissal
9:30pm – Dorm Games and Socializing
10:30pm Lights Out

Day 2 & 3

7:00 – Wake Up
7:30 – Breakfast
9:00 – Daily Theme Workshop
9:30 – 11:30 Skills & Position Training
11:30 – Cool Down & Extra Help
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00pm Spike Ball, Frisbee & Recess Games
2:30pm-4:30pm – Field Hockey Session// Strategy & Game Concept Training
4:30pm-5:00pm – Extra Help & Skit Practice/ Scavenger Hunt
5:00pm – Dinner
6:00- Mandatory Rest
6:45pm-8:30pm – Field Hockey Scrimmages
8:30pm – Optional Play the Coaches + Showers
8:30pm – Commuter Dismissal
9:30pm – Dorm Games and Socializing/ Evening Meetings
10:30pm Lights Out

Day 4

7:00 – Wake Up
7:30 – Breakfast
9:00 – Team Meetings/ Pre-Game Warm-Ups
9:30 – 11:00 Tournament Play
11:15 – Cool Down & Graduation
12:00pm – Dismissal


Reviews (3)

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Jenny W. - Parent

This was the first year our daughter has attended a sports camp. What a wonderful introduction to the game of field hockey. Your staff seemed so friendly and knowledgeable and really helped our daughter develop some skills and interest in the sport.

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Patricia J. - Coach

Stellar job! From now on, if other coaches ask for camp recommendations, Revolution gets my vote hands down, every time!

Field Hockey Camps - Field Hockey Review Gina T. - Camper

So much fun. It was hard, but good hard. The coaches asked a lot from us and were really helpful. Playing against the coaches and tournament play was a great test of my skills. There is nowhere I would rather be than on a hockey field!

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