2018-2019 YOUTH DEVELOPMENT and COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS

Dryland Training (ages 8 to 108):  Included in any Mid-Winter program if purchased by Oct. 31. Mondays and Wednesdays at Camden YMCA; Fridays at Camden Snow Bowl.
• Purchased by Oct. 31 : Oct. 24-Dec. 20, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:30-4:15 p.m. — ($0)
(no training Thanksgiving week)

• Purchased separate or after Oct. 31 : Oct. 24-Dec. 20, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:30-4:15 p.m. — $150)
(no training Thanksgiving week)

U-8 (age 7):  A beginner level program for 7-year-olds. Skiers must be able to confidently ski the mountain and ride the chairlift without adult help. Playful and fun. Ski poles will be introduced during the program.
• Five-day Winter Vacation : Dec. 26-30, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race development ($150)
• Mid-Winter : Jan. 5 – March 2 (seven weeks) Wednesday 4-6 p.m., Saturday 8:30-11 a.m. ($360)
• February Vacation Week : Feb. 19-22, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($150)

U-10 (ages 8-9):  This program is aimed at learning the fundamentals to be able to tear it up all over the mountain. It’s about having lots of fun, making new friends, improving skills, exploring the entire mountain, and learning the basics of racing.  Basic USSA Skills Quest drills will be introduced.
• Five-day Winter Vacation : Dec. 26-30, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($150)
• Mid-Winter : Jan. 5 – March 2 (seven weeks) Wednesday 4-6 p.m., Saturday 8:30-11 a.m. ($360)
• February Vacation Week : Feb. 19-22, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($150)

U-12 (ages 10-11):  Following the progression developed by the USSA Coaches, this program takes them to the next level.  Athletes in this program learn the skills needed to make “carved” turns all over the mountain. Exploring the mountain and challenging the skiers is the goal!
• Five-day Winter Vacation : Dec. 26-30, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($150)
• Mid-Winter : Jan. 5 – March 2 (seven weeks) Wednesday 4-6 p.m., Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m. ($680)
• February Vacation Week : Feb. 19-22, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($90)

U14 (ages 12 -13) Middle School Race Team: This athlete can ski everything: the steeps, the trees, the terrain park, ice, powder and gates. This program is for athletes who have solid skills and want to take them to the next level. While fun is still what it’s all about, you will learn more advanced skills and racing tactics. Although not mandatory, athletes in this program are encouraged to participate in local races and to travel to USSA races conducted by MARA.
• Five-day Winter Vacation : Dec. 26-30, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($150)
• Mid-Winter : Jan. 5 – March 2 (seven weeks), Wednesday 4-6 p.m., Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m. ($680)
• February Vacation Week : Feb 19-22, 8:30-11 a.m. — Race Development Camp ($90)

MASTERS: Post High School (no upper age limit):  Would you like to learn more about racing, or add competition to your skiing experience? Have you joined a Friday Night Racing Team and really want to go for it this season? Sign up for Team Commitment to work with experienced coaches and join other competitive adults who share a passion for racing.
• Coach Thursdays : Jan. 3- Feb. 7, Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m.  ($110)

FREESTYLE PROGRAMS U14 (ages 8 to 13):
• Mid-Winter SKI Program : Jan. 5 – March 2, Wednesdays 4-6 p.m., Saturdays 9-noon, ($350)
(no programs February vacation week)

• Mid-Winter SNOWBOARD Program : Jan. 2 – March 2, Wednesdays 4-6 p.m., Saturdays 9-noon, ($350)
(no programs February vacation week)

Friday Night Team Racing – Details to be announced
U16-U18 (ages 14 and older): The CSB coaching staff will work to hold informal gate training each Sunday afternoon in January and February.  More information to come and all are welcome.
HIGH SCHOOL RACING PROGRAM: Contact the CHRHS Alpine coaches for more information.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT:
Alpine Race Sign-up
Alpine Race Program Description
(same as above)

Snow Bowl Competition Program Director Mike White can be reached at race@camdensnowbowl.com.

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