Sherborne School for Girls, Dorset. DT9 3QN
16th-19th August 2016
Costs: Day – £295 ¦ Residential – £370
*10% Discount now available* – Use discount code TAC10SHER at checkout
Kate Nelson Lee
Sherborne School for Girls is situated in Sherborne, North Dorset and is host to girls between the ages of 11-18 many of whom board within the schools seven boarding houses.
The school first opened its doors in 1898 and has since proudly gained a reputation for providing excellent academic education for its students.
Sherborne School boasts extensive grounds with specialist sport facilities and has played host to Triple Arrow Lacrosse Camps for 6 years.
Camp Experience & Opportunities
Girls attending the camp can do so either as a day camper, experiencing a full lacrosse curriculum of events between drop-off and pick-up or as a residential camper. Residential campers, in addition to the lacrosse curriculum will also experience a programme of evening activities, breakfast each morning and an evening meal each night.
All campers will be served lunch on each day of the camp.
Residential Campers will reside in Kenelm House (which can be seen as number 9 on the downloadable map), Kenelm house underwent a major refurbishment in 2014 and will be a homely house for campers experiencing time away from home. Kelelm house accommodates up to 70 boarders in a majority of single occupancy rooms, Kelelm house does host a number of three and four bed dorms which throughout the academic calendar are occupied by girls from the lower school.
Dorming requests can be submitted upon registration however please note depending on the quantity of single occupancy and multiple dorm rooms allocated to English Lacrosse this may not always be possible.
Drop-off & Pick-up Arrangements
Parents are advised to enter the school grounds via the main entrance located on Bradford road which can be identified on both the maps in the download document below.
Parking for drop-off and pick-up will be available in both visitor parking spaces shown on the school map, in front of Kenelm boarding house and at Oxley Sports Centre.
Residential campers will need to arrive between 9:30-10:00am on Tuesday August 16th for Registration, this will allow camp staff to arrange your daughter’s accommodation prior to day campers arriving and camp starting.
Day campers will need to arrive between 10:00am-10:30am on Tuesday August 16th for Registration.
From Wednesday onwards please ensure campers arrive at 8:45am for a 9:00am start.
Afternoon sessions will finish at 5:00pm, with pick-up between 5:15pm-5:30pm.
*Please be aware evening meals will not be provided for day campers and they must be off-site before 5:30pm.
Final Day Arrangements-Friday 19th August
All Parents/Guardians are invited to come and watch your campers play from 2:00pm lacrosse pitches.
There will also be an opportunity for you to join the girls for a camp presentation which will take place at approximately 4:00pm.
If you are unable to attend the afternoon games or presentation, pick up will take place around 4:30pm-4:45pm.
Parking will be available at the both the allocated visitor parking spaces shown on the school map.
As a minimum all campers must ensure they have the following;
(These can be purchased with your camp booking.
For more information please see the ‘Purchasing a Lacrosse Stick?’ page.)
*Football boots/Cleates (Plastic Studs)
*Trainers for indoors
Please ensure the ‘Kit List’ document below is downloaded for the full list of required items.
Residential campers should pay particular attention to the ‘kit list’ as there will be no washing facilities on site.
Girls are permitted to bring any mobiles and other electrical items (i.e. Tablets, iPods) if they desire however English Lacrosse cannot be held responsible if these items are damaged or lost over the duration of camp.