The Grande Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League will be holding two hockey schools and a skate camp in the Coca-Cola Centre for young players of different age groups during the month of August.
Storm Head Coach & General Manager Mike Vandekamp will be heading up the camp with help from Assistant Coach Sam Waterfield and Storm players.
There are two hockey schools.
The first is for boys and girls aged 11-14 and goes August 101-4. It goes each day from 7-9 a.m.
The focus will be on skating, puck handling, passing, shooting, overspeed drills and small area games.
There is 10 hours of ice time and cost is $300.
The second school, for those aged 15-17, goes August 11-12 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.; August 14 from 4-6 p.m.; August 20 from 8:30-10 p.m.; and August 21 from 4-6 p.m.
The focus will be on skating, edges, overspeed, individual team skills, reaction drills and small area games.
Cost for the 10 ½ hours of ice time is $315.
Vandekamp, Waterfield and the Storm players will also be conducting a Junior Skate from August 17-21 from 7:30-9 a.m. each day for players 16 and over.
The focus will be on overspeed, individual and team skills, reaction drills and conditioning in preparation for camps; and small area games.
Cost for the 7 ½ hours of ice time is $225.
You can register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be a limit of just 22 players for each group and payment can be in cash, cheque or Visa accepted at the Storm office in Revolution Place.
Covid protocols will be in place and a registration form will be emailed once you have signed up for a school or the skate.