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BBA Summer Camps

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  • 2020 Camp Registration Now Open!

     
  • COVID-19 Parent Protocol

  • Week of 6/29 - Girls Lacrosse (Gr. 6-10)

    When:  June 29 - July 3rd, 8:30 am -12:30 pm
    Where:  BBA Turf
    Age Group: Girls Entering Grades 6-10
    What to Bring:  Mouthguard, goggles, stick, turfs/sneakers.

    Click HERE to register!
    COVID-19 Parental Protocol
     
    More Details:
    Join BBA Varsity Coaches Jamie Blake and Ken Stefanak and Alumni Charleigh Carthy (‘19) alongside a couple of current BBA players for a fun week of playing lacrosse together! We will focus on footwork and dodging, stick skills, stick tricks, passing/catching, taking free positions, shooting, crease rolling, and upper-level nuances of the game. Due to social distancing guidelines, there will be no contact. Daily stations with groups of 4 or 5 players rotating. Each player will be given a neoprene “turtle-style” masks at the beginning of the camp to be worn around their necks each day for easy access. Daily wellness checks will be performed by the school nurse or athletic trainer to ensure everyone’s safety. We will have T-shirts, prizes, stickers and more! The goal is to play together safely, honor the game and it's healing powers while improving and having fun. 
     
  • Week of 7/06 - Boys Lacrosse (Gr. 6-10)

    When:  July 6th-10th 8:30a-12:30p
    Where:  BBA Turf
    Who:  Boys Entering Grades 6-10
    What to Bring: Full lacrosse gear - helmet, mouth guard,  shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, stick, cleats & sneakers

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    COVID-19 Parental Protocol


    More Details:
    The focus of the camp will be on learning higher-level stick skills, competing in small-sided games, and having fun. Campers have the opportunity to win rewards by participating in competitions. The week will be a great time to hone your lacrosse IQ and continue to develop a love of the game of lacrosse while working with the BBA Varsity Coaches, Players, and Alumni. Contact Coach Grabher with any additional questions.  coachgrabher@gmail.com 


    Coach Grabher will be returning for another fun-filled week of lacrosse this summer.  He is the current BBA Boys Varsity Coach and has over 17 years of coaching experience. In two years of coaching the BBA boys Varsity, Coach Grabher has won the Bennington Banner Regional All-Star Coach of the Year award twice, Marble Valley Coach of the Year award and the Division 1 Boys Coach of the Year. Last year he coached the Bulldogs to their first-ever Division 1 finals appearance and their 16 wins were the most ever by any BBA boys lacrosse team.
  • July 15th & 16th - Field Hockey (Gr. 9-12)

    WHEN: 8:30 am - 1 pm  July 15th & July 16th (2-Day Camp)    
    (Bring a nutritional snack; water and a sports drink will be provided)
    AGE GROUP:  Girls entering grades 9-12 
    (Campers will be placed in groups according to abilities.
    WHERE: BBA Taylor Turf Field, Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester, VT.  The gym is available in case of inclement weather. Bring an old sock to cover your stick should we play indoors.
    What to Bring: Shoes for turf suitability/sneakers, mouthguard, water bottle, stick, goggles, healthy snack; 
    GOALIES - bring your own gear (or contact coach at your school for equipment)

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    COVID-19 Parental Protocol


    More Details:
    Basic skills, offensive and defensive techniques, and strategies and positional play will be taught with a positive, fun and challenging approach at a level appropriate for the experience and ability of each camper.  Skills will be developed through drills. An emphasis on the importance of the warm-up, stretching, good nutritional habits and POSITIVE thinking for the athlete will be incorporated throughout the week.  Athletes must provide their own equipment (mouthguard, stick, turf shoes/sneakers, goggles, water bottle; goalies must have their own equipment or see your coach BEFORE camp if you use school equipment). All campers should provide their own healthy snack and have sun protection available. Water and sports drinks will be provided.  

    COACHING STAFF:

    Lucrecia Cabut Johnson is the Coach of the BBA JV Field Hockey Team. Lucrecia has been playing field hockey through the “Sporting Club” in Argentina since she was 12 years old.  She has been a player, a coach and an official. Lucrecia is the oldest of six children who are all involved in the sport. Two of her sisters play at highly competitive levels; one in Argentina, the other in Spain and Italy.  Lucrecia loves the fast pace and physical demands of the sport and what it teaches young boys and girls about being part of a team as they learn and gain respect, strength, commitment and reliance, all values she learned by playing field hockey and now wants to pass on to future generations! 

     
    For more information, contact Lucrecia Johnson at (970) 2819697 or email: lucreciacjohnson@gmail.com
  • Week of 7/20 - Suzanne Mears Soccer (Gr. 3&4 and 5&6)

    Where:  Judy McCormick Taylor Turf Field, Burr and Burton Academy.
    When: July 20th - July 24th, 8:30 am-12:30 pm
    Age Group: All children entering grades 3 & 4 and 5 & 6
    What to bring: cleats/turf shoes, shin guards, water bottle, soccer ball, healthy snack, sunscreen, towel, and bathing suit ( water day TBD)  All campers will be provided with a camp t-shirt.
    Coaching Staff: 
    Suzanne Mears and current BBA coaching staff, BBA alumni, current BBA players.

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    COVID-19 Parental Protocol

     
    More Details:
    Come enjoy an exciting week of soccer while focusing on the fundamentals of soccer. Available to all children entering grades 3-6. Campers will be grouped according to age and/or skill level. Campers will experience basic to advanced soccer fundamentals paired with interactive activities and small-sided games, all focused on enhancing the skills and abilities of the individual camper while instilling the value of being part of a team. Campers will also have the opportunity to cool off with some water activities. Our hope is to provide a fun, safe learning environment while increasing the camper's confidence, knowledge, and love of the sport.

    About Suzanne Mears: Suzanne is the head coach for the girls' varsity soccer program at Burr and Burton Academy. Mears played as a four-year starter and two-year captain for the Saint Michael’s College Women’s Soccer Team. Coach Mears joined the BBA community and soccer program in 2014 when she took over the program from longtime coach and teacher, Dan DeForest. Since Coach Mears’ time at BBA, she has led the Varsity team to consecutive undefeated regular seasons and 5 D1 Marble Valley League Titles and a D1 State Championship. In her first season, the Lady Bulldogs finished 14-0 in the regular season (15-1 overall) which was the first undefeated regular season since 1999 and first-ever as a D1 program. During Coach Mears’ second season she led the Bulldogs to another 14-0 perfect season, marking the programs first back to back undefeated regular seasons. The lady Bulldogs went on to complete a 17-1 overall season record as they competed in the D1 State Championship game, which was the first as a D1 program. In her third season, Mears led the Bulldogs to a 17-1 season and the first Division 1 State championship title in BBA history. During this season the Bulldogs have been regionally ranked and are currently ranked 9th in Region 1. The 2016 season Mears was named Marble Valley League Coach of the Year, Vermont Large School Coach of the Year and Region 1- New England Coach of the Year.  Her passion and knowledge of the game will ensure a week well worth your while!

    For more information:
    Please contact Suzanne Mears: suzannemears7@gmail.com