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The season is fast approaching and we will begin with our Kickstart Ski Camp at Sun Peaks from Wednesday November 29thuntil Sunday December 3rd. Signup Deadline is Nov 1.
Due to the uncertain snow conditions in mid-November, we have cancelled our extra early-season camp offering, allowing more time for Sun Peaks to make and receive snow.
The Kickstart camp is an excellent beginning to the season for several reasons including:
• Excellent conditions for skiing and training. (In early Dec, Cypress may not be open, or with unreliable conditions and no training space.)
• Racing Environment: Sun Peaks focuses the mountain for race training at this time of year, attracting many ski racing teams including some from Eastern Canada.
• Team: We are immersed together as team in a racing environment. This brings good focus on and off the hill and a good team experience to start the season. Athletes are exposed to other areas such as ski tuning, nutrition, physical prep, etc.
We will be doing a high volume of technical free-skiing, drills and drill courses with progressions of challenge. We will be catering to individual athlete needs within our training environment, so that all can be well challenged. We will train mostly GS and Glalom turns and courses as conditions allow.
SCHEDULE and INFO
Wed Nov 29: Travel to Sun Peaks, leaving Vancouver about 7am.
Skiing Wednesday after lunch, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning.
Sun Dec 3: Travel to Vancouver. Leaving Sun Peaks at 2pm.
Approximate cost: $825. This amount will be adjusted once we know how many will attend.
Lodging: Staying as a team is mandatory for U12 second year and U14. U12 first year can lodge independently with their parents. Sibling situations will be considered individually. Parent chaperones will facilitate meals and help with evening monitoring. Coaches costs will be prorated among all those attending.
Skis: U14 bring GS and SL skis. U12 bring SL skis (and GS if they own a pair).
TYPICAL DAY (approx times)
7:00am: Breakfast and make lunch.
8:15am: on ski warmup
8:30 to 2:30: ski training with made lunch at lodge on hill.
4:00-6:00pm: ski-tune and homework.
6:30 – 7:30pm. Dinner
7:30 – 8:00pm Video
8:00 – 9:30pm free time.
10:00pm. Lights out.
SIGN-UP DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1ST, 2017.
U14: LOG IN HERE TO ACCESS AVAILABILITY ON TEAM SNAP
U12: LOG IN HERE TO ACCESS AVAILABILITY ON TEAM SNAP
See your Team Snap schedule for further details closer to the time of the camp.
Feel free to contact your Head Coach or the Program Director if you have any questions or need more info.