For beginners to elite we have the camp for you!

Summer Hockey Camps

Join Skylands this summer for one of our many great summer camps! Whether you are just starting out or ready to take your game to the next level, we have a training program to meet your needs!

Summer Tournament Camp!

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Champion?

Join Patrick Choules (NCAA DIV III Potsdam Bears) and Adam Mitchell (NCAA DIV I RIT Tigers) for a week of practices and games in the ultimate summer challenge!  Each Coach will draft their team on day 1, possibly make trades on day 2 as they work with their teams to pull off a championship! Are you a BEAR or a TIGER?

Monday through Thursday – 8am – 4:30pm          $350 per player          Must attend all sessions!

Camp is limited to a 40 player and 4 goalie roster, and has a minimum requirement of 20 players and 2 goalies.

Bantam/Midgets          June 26- 29

Squirt/Pee Wee            August 28-31

 

Choules’ Bears                                                        VS                                                      Mitchells’ Tigers

Beginner Hockey Camps!

These camps are designed for players ages 5-15 that are new to the sport or have been playing hockey for a short period of time.  The camps will introduce players to the game and the necessary skills and fundamentals needed in order to be a successful league player.

EMPHASIS WILL BE PLACED ON:

SKATING: Players will engage in on-ice instruction centered on balance, agility, proper skating technique and directional skating.

STICK HANDLING: Introduction of stick-handling, focusing on proper hand and stick positioning, range of motion and ability to skate while controlling the puck.

PASSING: Players will learn how to properly make and receive a pass. Emphasis will be placed on proper hand positioning, as well as accuracy and pass retrieval.

SHOOTING: Players will learn about the variety of different shots and instruction on hand positioning, proper weight transfer, power and accuracy.

Week #1          July 10- 13

Week #2         August 7-10

$350 per player for full day camp, $199 for half days

Camp Director: Patrick Choules

 Hockey Skills Camps!

This camp is open to players of all ages and will be separated by skill and age. The focus will be on individual skill development. Drills will challenge skaters and improve overall explosive speed, agility, balance, edge-work, skating and crossovers.

 

The camp will push players out of their comfort zone while improving their reaction time in different game scenarios. Players will improve their puck handling skills, shot release, power and shot selection. Passing drills are designed to improve players’ overall passing with a focus on one touch passing as well as stretch passing.  All instruction will be focused on teaching players when and why to use each skill.

Week #1          July 17- 20           Monday – Thursday

Week #2         August 14-17        Monday – Thursday

$350 per player for full day camp, $199 for half days

Camp Directors: July = Patrick Choules,  August = Adam Mitchell

Forward/Defense Hockey Camps!

Mite/Squirt/PeeWee

This 4 day camp will focus on teaching players situational and positional play. Improve how players “play the game” and “see the ice”. Exposing players to game like situations, will teach players to take their skills and utilize them in specific game situations.

Forwards will work on puck support and puck protection skills, defensive positioning, angling, attack options off the rush, variety of shooting and deception skills and forward skating.

Defensemen will work on defensive skating skills, breakout and defensive zone plays, stick positioning, gap control and defending rushes.

This camp is for experienced players. Limited to 12 forwards/10 d-men weekly

Week #1          July 24- 27           Monday – Thursday

Week #2         August 21-24        Monday – Thursday

$350 per player for full day camp, $199 for half days

Camp Directors: July = Patrick Choules,  August = Adam Mitchell