Camps & Clinics

We offer programs year-round to keep your skills sharp. Whether it's a summer long camp, a weekend clinic or anything else, we have something up your alley

Checking Clinics for Birth Years 2004-1999 with Patrick Choules!

Register early and Save!  $90 for all 3 clinics – early registration $75!

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

3/20/17,   3/21/17   &   3/23/17

6:30-7:15pm Classroom          7:30-8:40pm On Ice

This clinic will include 3 off-ice educational seminars led by Hockey Director, Patrick Choules.  Following each seminar will be an hour and ten minutes of on-ice instruction. The goal of this clinic is to educate the Bantam age players on the importance of proper checking and physical contact.

MUST attend all sessions!

Please be on time and bring a notebook and pen or pencil.

3 Session Power Skating Clinic with Adam Mitchell!

3/20/17,   3/22/17   &   3/23/17

7:20-8:50pm   $120  All ages

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Pre-Tryout Camps with Patrick Choules!

Register early and Save!  $120 per camp – early registration $100 per camp!

These camps are perfect for the serious travel player who is looking to get on the ice prior to tryouts. The clinics are designed to better prepare players for their respective tryouts in April. The camps will focus on getting players back into playing shape while at the same time refining their skills and placing them in game like situations that will keep them engaged. It is important to keep players focused leading up to tryouts and these camps will achieve that.

 

For Mite, Squirt and Pee Wee Players, $100 if paid by 3/13/17, $120 thereafter if space is remaining, no prorations!

For Bantam & Midget Players, $100 if paid by 4/9/17, $120 thereafter if space is remaining, no prorations!

 

Pre-Tryout Camps Schedule:

Mites: March 14, 16, 28, 30,  All four sessions from 5:50-6:50pm

Squirts: March 14, 16, 28, 30,  All four sessions from 7:00-8:00pm

Pee Wees: March 14, 16, 28, 30,  All four sessions from 8:10-9:10pm

 

Bantam/Midgets:   April 10th at 7:20-8:20pm

April 11th & 13th at 7:30-9:00pm

Goalie Clinics with Tom Huber!

Register early and Save!  $200 for all 5 sessions – or – $60 for single sessions, early registration discount on single sessions $10 per session if enrolled by 3/1/17!

Tom Huber works with the Skylands Kings youth and junior hockey goalies and is a former Rutgers University ACHA Div. 1 goaltender.  The clinics will focus on power skating, save technique and tracking the puck. Tom’s drills are derived from his work with Mitch Korn’s staff (Washington Capitals), Mike Buckley’s staff (Pittsburgh Penguins), and Jon Elkin’s staff (Phoenix Coyotes).
On-ice instructors also include:
Michael Vishnevetsky – Drafted 14th overall by Spartak Moscow in the 2010 KHL draft – Current Head Coach at Rutgers University ACHA Div. 1
Local Junior A and 18 AAA goaltending instructors

Dates/Times

Friday – March 3, 10, 17, 31 – all four sessions from 5:50 pm – 6:50 pm
Tuesday – March 21 – session is from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Register for all 5 sessions: $200  – Register for single session: $50 (must sign up by 3/1)
After March 1: Single session: $60

Basic Skills Clinics with Adam Mitchell!

Mite through Pee Wee Only!  April 24, 25 & 27

Register early and Save!  $90 for all 3 sessions – or – $30 for single sessions, early registration discount $75 per session if enrolled by 4/23/17!

Adam Mitchell will work the Mites, Squirts & Pee Wees through basic power skating  techniques on night one of the series. Players will be challenged through the basic fundamentals of skating. The ability to skate has become the most dominant factor in the modern era of ice hockey.  The basic drills the players will learn is the foundation that all hockey players must master to improve their game and move on to the higher levels.
On night two of the series, players will focus on the basics of stick handling, passing and shooting. They will learn how to “feel” the puck through fundamental stick handling drills, as well as learn the fundamentals of passing and shooting the puck in stride and in game like situations.
Night three in the series will challenge players against each other and the skills they have learned in mini- games and controlled scrimmages.  Competition Fun Day!

Dates/Times

Monday – April 24, Tuesday – April 25, Thursday – April 27
6:40 pm – 7:40 pm

Power Skating with Patrick Choules & Adam Mitchell!

All ages

$200 for 7 weeks.  Mondays 7:30-8:30pm

May 1 through June 19, 2017

Basic power skating  techniques. Players will be challenged through the basic fundamentals of skating. The ability to skate has become the most dominant factor in the modern era of ice hockey.  The basic drills the players will learn is the foundation that all hockey players must master to improve their game and move on to the higher levels.

Basic Skills with Patrick Choules & Adam Mitchell!

All ages

$225 for 8 weeks.  Tuesdays 7:20-8:20pm

May 2 through June 20, 2017

This 8 week skills clinic will aim to improve a player’s overall skill level through a variety of drills meant to challenge players and introduce them to a variety of new techniques. Players will receive instruction on forehand and backhand passing, stationary shooting and shooting in stride. Stick handling drills will work to improve players’ range of motion, deceptive skills and quickness. Lastly, skating instruction will focus on edge work, speed, agility and explosiveness. Players will work to improve on all of these essential skills through station based learning and game like situations.

ADULT CLINIC WITH ALEX SHINDELMAN

8 Session Pass: $175   |   Walk in: $25 per session

Full Equipment required.

Join coach Alex Shindelman and staff in this challenging 90-minute skills, drills & scrimmage based clinic. Skylands invites you to participate in our adult hockey skills clinic because you are never too old to improve your hockey skills! The purpose of these clinics is to provide adults twenty-one years of age and older a fun, relaxed atmosphere to further develop the basic skills of hockey such as skating, shooting and passing. Beginners to novice level players are welcome

SPRING Session (Starting 3/4 THRU 5/20)

Saturdays 7:10 – 8:40am