International Summer Ski Camps 2000 Part 2

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Rowmark Summer Ski Camps

The camp emphasizes technical work in SL and GS, as well dry-land training with daily video analysis, and equipment discussions. Other activities include wind surfing, biking, swimming, and hiking.

Location:

Blackcomb, British Columbia

Dates:

July 7 - 15 (junior 1)

Cost:

$1,160 (junior 1)

Age:

25+ for masters, 11+ for juniors

Contact:

801-355-7494; www.rowmark.org

Ski Club Vail's Austria Summer Camp
Athletes competing in November at the Nor-Am and Colorado Ski Game Level can participate in this intense camp. The camp focuses on GS, SL, and free skiing.
Location: Austria, (local TBA)
Dates: October 1 - 15 (confirm by August 19)
Cost: $2,400 (includes airfare)
Age: 16 +, FIS age
Contact: 970-476-5119, e-mail: cwoods@vail.net

Ski Club Vail's Southern Hemisphere Camp
This is a serious training camp with few alternative activities besides gate racing and speeding down the course just as fast as you can. The training level for SL, GS, SG, and DH skiing is dictated by the International Ski Federation. Participants should have 15 days on snow before camp.
Location: Chile or New Zealand, (TBA)
Dates: August 1 - 15 (confirm by June 19)
Cost: $2,500
Age: 15-23; FIS level is an important requisite
Contact: 970-476-5119, e-mail: cwoods@vail.net

Smart Mogul Skiing - New School Freestyle
SMS is geared for skiers form intermediate to the World Cup level. In addition to mogul skills the camp "SMS Freeride" will focus on quarterpipe, halfpipe, and tabletop skiing. Ramp Camp '99 will also return this summer to teach aerials.
Location: Whistler, British Columbia
Dates: June 22 - 30, June 30 - July 8, July 8 - 16, July 16 - 24, July 24 - August 1, August 1 - 6
Cost: session 1: 4 $1,035 or $630 (coaching only), session 5: $1,235 or $670 (coaching only), session 6: $925 or $445 (coaching only)
Age: 18+
Contact: 604-905-4420, www.smartmogul.com, e-mail: smartmogul@compuserve.com

Sports Club International Ski Racing Camp 2000
Blackcomb sport club sessions include technical and tactical training in SL and GS, video analysis, and coaching techniques. The club claims that a focused skier can see a season's improvement in three weeks. Other activities include mountain biking, hiking, paintball, and in-line skating.
Location: Whistler/Blackcomb, British Columbia
Dates: July 5 - 19, June 12 - 26, July 5 - 26
Cost: $1,775 for two weeks, $2,445 for three weeks
Age: All Ages
Contact: Liz Richardson, 800-339-1301, www.sportsclubint.com

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club
Based in a beautiful area, this camp emphasizes techniques SL, GS, and SG. Drills will challenge competitive racers, but training will also give them a chance to practice freeskiing techniques for all terrain and conditions. Juniors are only accepted into the program by coach recommendation. Other activities include swimming, basketball, outings to surrounding Swiss villages, and festivities. Participants will stay in a mountain-top farm.
Location: Saas-Fee, Switzerland
Dates: August 5 - 18, October 2 - 16
Cost: $3,395 (airfare from Denver included), $2,450 (airfare from Denver included)
Age: J4 - senior with coaches recommendation, Elite FIS athletes only
Contact: 970-879-0695 ext.109; www.sswsc.org; e-mail: werner@cmn.net

Stratton Mountain School
Eleven days of on snow training progresses from freeskiing drills to intense SL and GS gate training. Off slope activities include conditioning exercises, nutrition programs, video analysis, and recreational sports.
Location: Whistler, British Columbia
Dates: June 30 - July 12, (apply by June 15)
Cost: $2,300 (includes airfare)
Age: J3, J4
Contact: 802-297-1886, e-mail: tormiston@sms.k12.vt.us