2022 Gateway Summer Programs

  • 2022 Gateway Summer Programs

    Gateway is thrilled to offer a variety of summer programs for athletes of all ages and abilities.  We know summer is a time for travel, rest and relaxation, so we have curated programs that can serve everyone's needs.

    We have our two four day Gateway Summer Camps for an intensive but fun learning experience for all ages. Gateway Camps have been around for nearly 40 years!  New this summer is our Gateway Mini Sticks Camp, which is open to our youngest athletes in PK through rising 4th grade.  They are a perfect introductory mini camp offered in July.  Elite Clinics are great options that provide experienced athletes high intensity training and skill development.  Similar to last year we will have our Gateway Fit Club program (which is included for our HS Elite and HS Prep Club players) and involves fitness training during July to help prepare for the fall season.  Lastly, everyone loves to play games! So we are offering Gateway Summer Open Play, a five session gameplay option where athletes can play small sided games with friends, but not to worry, if you can't make a week we play pickup style so the teams change every week.  We even have a college and adults open play! Goalies are free to play in the summer pickup!

    See below for details and how to register...

Gateway Summer Offerings

Gateway Field Hockey is the leader in St. Louis summer camps!  With two sessions held each summer, we have coached thousands of athletes throughout the years.  Both camps are a great opportunity to develop individual and team skills in a fun and progressive setting.  Over 700 athletes attended Gateway Camps in 2021 and 2022 is sure to be our best yet!

Camps are open to beginner, intermediate, and elite players in grades K-12th and athletes will be grouped based on age, ability, and school at camp.  Both camps are great younger athletes wanting to learn the game as well as high school athletes preparing for their upcoming high school season!  The camp curriculum consists of skill development as well as gameplay for all athletes.

Camps are held at SportPort International on water turf and field turf. Gateway always employs knowledgeable, professional, and excited high school and collegiate coaches as well as current and former college players that are excited to coach each of you.  We hope you join us this summer for our 37th year of Gateway Camp in St. Louis! 

Session 1 - June 13th-16th 

Session 2 - July 25th-28th

Time: 9am-11:30am

Field: Water turf #3 and field turf #8 and #9

Fee: $175 before May 15th and $185 After

         $310 for both camp - Save $40 

Registration: CLICK HERE

Open to: Beginners, intermediate, and advanced players in grades K-12th

  • Camp groups are divided based on age, grade, school and friend requests.
  • One summer camp is included for Year Round Elite Club and HS Prep Club.
  • Year Round Elite Club and HS Prep Club can add a second camp at the discounted rate of $125. 

New this summer are our Gateway Mini Sticks Camp, which is open to our youngest athletes in PK through rising 4th grade.  They are a perfect introductory mini camp offered this summer. 

Mini Sticks Camp

Mini Sticks Camp are the perfect place for a fun filled field hockey learning experience. With fun and enthusiastic coaches, tons of skill building and fun games the athletes are sure to have a blast this summer. It can get so hot in the summer and the little kiddos at camp struggle for long periods of time in the heat, so we have decided to host our Mini Sticks camps inside at STL Athletic Center!

July 19th and 20th - 9am-11am

Ages: 3 year olds through rising 4th graders (current 3rd graders)
Note: Kids will be grouped by ages 3/4 years, 5/6 year olds and up from there

Location: Indoors in the AC at STL Athletic Center (8100 Hitzert Court, 63026)

Registration: CLICK HERE

$60 - Early Bird - Before April 15th

$70 - Regular Registration between April 16th-May 15th

$80 - Late Registration after May 15th

Tuesday Nights - June 14th - July 12th

Note: Use your grade in the spring of 2022

4th-6th Grade - 5-6pm

7th-8th Grade - 5-6pm

High School - 6-7pm

Location - Inside on turf fields in the climate controlled STL Athletic Center! 

Wednesday nights - June 8th - July 13th

College Players and Adults - 7pm-8:15ishpm

Location - Water turf at Villa

Registration: CLICK HERE

$50 - Early Bird - Before April 15th

$60 - Regular Registration between April 16th-May 31st

$70 - Late Registration after May 31st

*College and Adults are $10 less

Fitness and agility are super important for HS and college athletes before their fall season begins in August. This summer we are partnering with our friends at GRIT Training to provide top of the class performance training to our athletes. Gateway Summer Fit Club is included for all Elite Club players going into 9th-12th grade plus college. There will be an Elite Clinic after Fit Club every Thursday!

Summer Fit Club

Thursdays, July 7, 14, 21, and 28

Sessions held at Villa Turf at 8am (Elite Clinics begin at 9am after)

Registration: CLICK HERE

Fee: 

$50 non-Elite Club before June 15th

$60 non-Elite Club after June 15th

FREE FOR ALL ELITE CLUB PLAYERS GOING INTO 9th-COLLEGE

We know everyone is super busy in the summer traveling for sports and vacations!   Each clinic will focus on a variety of different skills as outlined below.  Summer Elite Clinics are the perfect opportunity to strengthen your skills and grow into an even better play with our top coaches! Elite Clinics are for players with Elite Club Experience and are limited in numbers.  High School Elite Clinics follow Gateway Fit Club training on Thursdays in July. Sessions are limited to small groups of 8-10 players only so don't delay on registering. Goalies are free to come to any clinics for extra shots. 

Sessions/Dates: (Register individually for them)

Thursdays - June 30th, July 7th, July 14th, and July 21st

High School - 9am-10am (Fit Club is 8am-9am)

7th-8th Grade - 10am-11am

4th-6th Grade - 10am-11am 

Fee: $30 per clinic 

Registration: CLICK HERE

CALLING ALL GKS!  This is the perfect opportunity for a clinic just for you!! Along with our local goalie coaches, we will welcome Michelle Simpson, associate Head Coach at University of Maine and her goalkeeping expertise. 

Date: June 14th

Time: 11:45am-1pm  

Location/Field: Sportport International Water Turf #3

Fee: $60

Registration: CLICK HERE

Gateway coaches offer private lessons throughout the summer.  All lessons are scheduled individually with them.  If you don't already work with a coach, please reach out to Lynsey Porter at Lynsey@gatewayfieldhockey.com and she can help place you with a coach.

Lesson Fees (All sessions are 1 hour)

Private Lesson: $65 

2 Person Semi Private Lesson: $50 each

3-4 Person Semi Private Lesson: $40 each

At or above 5 athletes, we request all players attend Gateway camps, clinics, leagues, etc. 

Lessons are paid directly to the coach at the time of the lesson. 

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