Merestead, the oldest sports camp for girls in the United States, moves into its 67th consecutive season of summer camps for individual players, teams and coaches. Merestead offers camps with unique programs in field hockey and lacrosse- which encourage players to grow and excel as athletes and team players.

From its beginning in 1946, Merestead has sets itself apart from other camps with our experienced staff of professional educators. College and high school coaches are joined with international coaches and players from England, Spain, Holland and South Africa. We don't make shoes or sticks, we teach the sport.

Programs are tailored for the beginner, intermediate and advanced players and teams. Among the options for the camper in one location:

  • field hockey camps
  • lacrosse camps
  • combined program
  • Resident or day camper options
  • Specialization Goalkeeper Program in either sport
  • Evening activities for relaxation and FUN
  • Recommendations for US Field Hockey Futures program.
  • We're not just a camp, we're a tradition!

For answers and help with any questions regarding the camps or registration, please email the registration office.


Year Round Camp Office Phone: 804-767-1161