Mt. Hood Summer Camp
Mount Hood Summer Ski Camp
Adam Julius, Camp Director
Green Mountain Valley School Head U16 Coach,
Director Sugarbush/GMVS Ski Club
Tracy Julius, GMVS Ski Club Coach, RN
Jeremy Transue, GMVS U16 Coach, former USST member
Tim Curran, GMVS U16 Coach, former USST member and UVM All American
Megan Monette, GMVS Flex Term Director, GMVS U14 Head Coach
Tucker Marshall, GMVS 20 FIS point athlete
(Athlete to Coach Ratio 5:1)
Philosophy: At the Green Mountain Valley School we believe that summer training camps should utilize on‐snow time efficiently and effectively, allowing campers to practice and master ski racing techniques. We strive to promote the athlete’s own love and excitement for the sport of ski racing while simultaneously instilling the principles of hard work, discipline and competition. We believe that athlete participation in quality off‐snow activities is equally important. Each afternoon we organize fun and instructional ski‐specific dry land exercises and events.
Emphasis: We focus on the fundamentals of skiing and ski racing, including GS and SL technical progressions and tactics. Athletes will learn and practice technical drills/skills, gate train and free ski throughout the session. Through extensive video analysis we provide daily feedback, helping athletes reach their greatest potential. Coaches will hold clinics on the latest ski tuning techniques. Athletes will have an opportunity to test 2014‐2015 equipment.
Camp Schedule: 8 days of on‐snow training sessions, separated by 2 full activity days of camper choice: mountain biking, rock climbing or an indoor soccer challenge. The first three days of on‐snow instruction will concentrate on free skiing and technical drills/skills, utilizing the U.S. Ski Team’s on‐snow skills progression. During the next two days, we will focus on GS tactics and technique. Slalom technique and tactics will be taught the last three days. On the final day we will hold a fun slalom race for all campers and finish the day free skiing with coaches and friends. A cookout and awards ceremony for the entire camp will conclude the day.
Camp Daily Schedule: 6:00 warm‐up/ 6:15 breakfast / 7:35 training / 9:30 snack on hill / 11:30 lunch on hill 1:30 Demo Skis-Boots/ 2:30 afternoon activity/ 6:00 dinner/ 7:30 video analysis 8:30 free time/ 9:15 lights out
Camp Activities: We offer two full activity days of camper choice: rock climbing, a mountain biking trek in the Mt. Hood area or an indoor soccer challenge. Daily afternoon activities include: soccer, hiking, volleyball, swimming, strength and agility training and basketball.
Housing: Housing is included in the camp tuition. Athletes stay in coach‐supervised houses 20 minutes from Mount Hood in Welches, Oregon. Each house holds between 6 and 10 athletes and at least two staff members. Houses are arranged by gender and age to provide appropriate, comfortable accommodations. In addition, the lower altitude allows athletes to completely recover from each day’s training and sleep well at night.
Cost: $2,575 (airfare not included) $3,275 (airfare included) Camp tuition is all inclusive Register Online here.
A $500 deposit is required, and the balance is due May 1, 2014. This camp has limited spots and fills quickly, please get your deposit in soon.
For more information, contact: Adam Julius
Ph: (802) 583‐7811 Fx: (802)496-6819 Email: email@example.com