What is Playing beyond the game exactly? Founder Chrissy Summers explains our mission and see for yourself what you'll do in our camps!

Join the Fun this Summer!

Open to ALL Skill Levels!

All 2019 Camps offer Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Groupings!

As always, we don't just play the game, we play beyond the game. See below for an overview of Camp summary; dates, grades, locations below and specific camp info. See you on the turf!

Field Hockey CampS

Beginner/Junior/GK/Performance Camp: June 17th - 21st: 9:00 - 3:30 PM Madeira School in McLean, VA. Our most popular camp! Coached exclusively by college coaches with our Play Beyond the Game Curriculum and USAFH on field lesson plans. Includes pinny, Play Beyond the Game Handouts, and individual written feedback.

  • 5 Day Camp (Monday- Friday)

  • 4 or 2 day Goalkeeper Camp(M/T or W/Th)

  • 3 Day Camp (Monday 17th - Wednesday 19th)

  • 2 Day Camp - with Elite Option (Thursday 20th & Friday 21st)

For Rising 7th - 12th Grade

July 1st - 2nd Field and GK Bootcamps: 8:30-3:30 PM at The Potomac School in McLean, VA: 
Rising 7th - 12th Grade
Beginner Bootcamp/Performance Camp/GK camp: Our 2 day camp is coached by college coaches with our Play Beyond the Game Curriculum and USAFH on field lesson plans. Includes pinny, Play Beyond the Game Handouts, and individual written feedback.

July 13th Goal Line Goalkeeper Clinic: 9-2. Goalkeepers only!

Leesburg 2 Day Youth Camp or Hockey Bootcamps: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at the Evergreen Sportsplex in Leesburg, VA. Includes a pinny. Goalkeeper specific coaching.

  • June 25th-26th

  • July 15th & 16th

Team Discounts for the above camps: 15% discount per player for teams of 6 or more - please email us before registering.

Youth Multi-Sport Camp Dates

Rising 3rd - 7th Grade. 5 weeks to choose from!

Youth Camps are offered through Summer@Potomac and include busing systems to and from the school.

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$450 per week. 

  • June 24th - June 28th

  • July 8th - July 12th

  • July 15th - July 19th

  • July 22rd - July 26th

  • July 29th - August 2nd

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The Madeira School CAMP

5,4,3 & 2 Day Options

When: June 17 - 21st from 9 am - 3:30pm

Where: 8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102

Your Head Coaches:

Heidi Lewis, Catholic University

Jenelle Anthony, Centre College

Caitlin Walker, Goucher College

Holly Heeb Morrisville State

Assistant Coaches:

Taleah Scott, Beyond Sticks Programming Director

Jenny McCann, William and Mary 2018 captain

Rachel Allshouse, CNU 2018 Captain

Claire McGinnis, Kenyon College

Who: Available for All Skill levels: Beginners to Elite - 7th Grade to 12th Grade. Goalkeeper camps are limited to 6 goalkeepers!


  • $540 for 5 days

  • $260 for 2 day of Goalkeeping/$520 for 4 days S

  • $230 for 2 days

Includes 5 hours of on field instruction, pinny, other secret swag and Play Beyond the Game workbook. Lunch not included.

What: Each day at camp is carefully created for teams of all skill levels. Beginning the week with the foundations and building each day with technical and tactical development. Also our our Play Beyond the Game theme of the day provides direction for each day as well as games to take back to your teams!

Beginner program: A separate program for those new to the game. Our goal is to have you know the rules and be playing a full game by weeks end!

High Performance: A heightened curriculum intended to push your field hockey IQ and physical endurance.  Campers separated out for a separate college recruiting workshop on Friday. Please select in registration. Those who are ready for the elites will be invited for the last two days.

Goal-Keeper Camp: Monday-Wednesday ONLY. Although our thursday will include goalkeeper training alongside team instruction, Kristen O’Rourke, Yale University Assistant Coach, will work with keepers separately.

2 Day Elite OR Crash Course Bootcamp

When: July 1st & 2nd from 8:30 - 3:30pm

Where: 1301 Potomac School Rd, McLean, VA 22101

Your Head Coaches:

Kristen O’Rourke, Yale University: Goalkeeping

Michael Warari, Vassar College. Northeast Coach of the Year.

Jenelle Anthony, Centre College

Sarah Holliday, UMD Goalie/Defensive Coach

Assistant Coaches:

Claire McGinnis, Kenyon College

Who: Available for All Skill levels 7th Grade to 12th Grade!

Cost: $240.

What: A two day camp created for you to learn or refine your understanding of the building blocks of hockey. The morning sessions will have specifics on basics which is beneficial for beginners AND varsity athletes so they fine tune their strongest skills and be ready for the fall season. The afternoon session will utilize game situations so that you can develop your tactical awareness - and of course there is part of the day that we get to have fun and learn those those difficult skills we see at the international level!

Elite bootcamp will be run by a college coach with the intention to push you HARD for the day. Limited to a 8:1 coach to player ratio.  

Leesburg Bootcamp
2 Day camps in June and July

When: Monday/Tuesday June 24-25, July 15-16

Where: Evergreen Sportsplex, Leesburg, VA

Your Head Coaches:

Derek Ryan, Heritage High School Coach

Molly Ryan, Beyond Sticks Head Coach

Sarah Holliday, UMD Goalie Coach

Who: Three age groupings: Elementary, Middle School and High School; Rising 3rd-12th.

Cost: $230

What: Great Coaches + 4 hockey sessions + 2 play Beyond the Game sessions + slip n slide deflection drills = Preseason Field Hockey Success!
Derek's camp will incorporate all the skills you need to work on over the summer for all athletes whether you are playing Varsity or you are in elementary school and just wanting to have some FUN!  You'll leave with a training plan, and a mental training e-booklet-Play Beyond the Game. 
Lunch (not included) and our play beyond the game sessions will occur inside an air-conditioned classroom.
Pinny Included and Play Beyond the Game sessions.

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