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Sum it Up Lacrosse

Why choose Sum It Up Lacrosse Camp?

“The mission of Sum It Up Lacrosse is to encourage girls and boys to become more self-confident through the sport of lacrosse. Now in its 10th year, Sum It Up is a non-profit organization that offers lacrosse camps and clinics designed to make the sport fun and easy to learn for beginners and intermediate players. The culture and staff at Sum It Up help children feel at ease with a lacrosse stick in their hands, excited to be part of a team, and connected with coaches who care. Our programs are open to K-8th grade girls and K-6th grade boys from any school, in any town that’s accessible from our New Jersey locations, regardless of their level of playing experience or their family’s ability to pay."


Camp week 1 - 6/26/2017

CAmp week 2 - 7/10/2017

CAmp WEek 3 - 7/31/2017

Enjoy this glimpse into a typical day at the camp.

8:30–9 AM: CHECK IN

9–9:10 AM: WARM UP

9:10–9:20 AM: INTRO TO LACROSSE SKILLS

9:20–10:15 AM: STATIONS

10:15–10:30 AM: SNACK TIME/WATER BREAK

10:30–10:45 AM: TEAM CHALLENGE

10:45–11:15 AM: BANNERS

11:15–11:25 AM: SKILLS INSTRUCTION

11:25–11:45 AM: LAX GAMES

11:45–12:10 PM: LUNCH

12:10–12:30 PM: PLAYGROUND

12:30–12:50 PM: SPRINKLER PLAY

12:50–1:20 PM: STATIONS

1:20–1:30 PM: WATER BREAK

1:30 – 2:00: LAX BASEBALL

2:00–2:35 PM: PLAY BREAK

2:35–2:45 PM: GOODBYES AND PODS


Meet the Director

Laura Gump

Director of Sum It Up

Laura Gump is the Executive Director of Sum It Up Lacrosse, now in its 10th year of providing lacrosse camps and clinics for K-8th grade girls and boys. Known for her passion and creativity as a coach, Laura is dedicated to making the sport more accessible to new players and to those who might not be ready or interested in playing at an elite level. She founded Sum It Up as a non-profit to appeal to those kids who were either new to the sport or who just wanted to play for fun, and to any child regardless of their ability to pay. Sum It Up’s camps and clinics offer a comfortable learning environment where beginners and intermediate players can learn the fundamentals and hopefully, fall in love with the sport. The company is now a market leader in the state for serving this segment of the market with over 1,200 K-8th grade boys and girls participating in its programs every year.

Laura has also coached the Kent Place School Middle School lacrosse team for the past nine years. In addition, Laura is the owner and inventor of Swax Lax, a two year-old start-up which produces innovative soft lacrosse training balls. Developed from her experience of coaching new players, Laura was determined to come up with a softer ball that would enable new players to feel less fear of getting hit with the ball and more confidence as they learn stick skills. When she came up with the idea for Swax Lax -- a soft, regulation weight training ball that doesn’t bounce – she knew she had a game-changer in the way the sport of lacrosse is practiced and taught.

Laura lives in Summit with her husband and three college-age and grown children, two of whom attended Pingry and played lacrosse.