GMVS 2018/2019 RACE CAMP 

 

Thanksgiving Sunday River Race Camp  •  November 16 – 20, 2018

REGISTER HERE  by October 1, 2018        

This camp is for GMVS Ski Club athletes U10 and older and is designed to provide early season, on snow mileage focusing on technical free skiing. Sally Utter will be heading up this camp—additional staff will depend on the numbers and ages of participants. The goal of this camp is to get athletes back on snow and work on fundamental skills including fore/aft balance, carving, pole plants, etc.  We will drive up to Sunday River in a GMVS van leaving Friday evening. We will ski Saturday the 17th-Tuesday the 20th.  Pick up will be at GMVS Tuesday night at 6:30pm. 

The cost of this camp is $1000 per athlete. Transportation, food, lodging, and lift ticket are included.  Contact Sally Utter at sally@gmvs.org with and questions. 

 

GMVS Power Term  •  December 2-7, 2018

REGISTER HERE

GMVS Power Term is a five day program designed to jumpstart the young ski racer’s season.  It is open to U.S. Ski and Snowboard and Alpine Canada registered U12 and U14 racers.

Athletics: Participating athletes will see GMVS’ renowned athletic program first hand.  They will train with GMVS coaches and athletes on the famed Kelly Brush Race Arena, as well as dryland training in the Racing Performance Center.

On a typical day, Power Term athletes spend 3.5-6 hours training under the direction of GMVS coaches, incorporating directed free skiing, drills, and gate training.

Each afternoon Power Term athletes participate in a regeneration session in the Race Performance Center. Sessions focus on improving the athlete’s agility, coordination, balance, stamina, and aerobic fitness. Regeneration sessions last between 1 to 2 hours in length and largely depend on the day’s on-snow training and desired objective. 

Academics: At Power Term, athletics and academics are in balance. When athletes are not participating in our athletic activities, designated academic blocks allow Power Term athletes to complete lesson plans and homework set up by their home school. GMVS faculty are present to monitor Power Term athletes during academic blocks and address any questions they may have regarding their homework

Room and Board: Campers will lodge with a GMVS staff member at the White Horse Inn at the base of Mount Ellen, GMVS’s primary training site. Breakfast will be served at the Inn, lunch and dinner will be at GMVS

 

Holiday Race Camp  •  December 16 – 19, 2018 

REGISTER HERE by October 1st      

The three day GMVS Holiday Race Camp is open to U.S. Ski and Snowboard and Alpine Canada registered U12 and U14 racers. This high-volume training opportunity will be focused on technical free skiing, as well as Slalom and Giant Slalom drills and exercises.

Campers will lodge at the White Horse Inn at the base of Mount Ellen, GMVS’s primary training site. Breakfast will be served at the Inn, lunch at the GMVS Ski Club, and dinner at GMVS.

The daily schedule is packed with activities that will jumpstart the young ski racer’s season. Each day will include a technical free ski block, a break for lunch, and a gate-training block on the famed Kelly Brush Race Area. After skiing, campers will go to the GMVS campus for physical conditioning and U.S. Ski and Snowboard SkillsQuest-Fitness testing, video analysis, tuning, and tuning clinics in the Racing Performance Center (GMVS’ world-class athletic facility). The Holiday Race Camp coaching staff is primarily made up of fulltime GMVS Academy coaches—many of whom are former national team coaches or athletes. Participants receive a written camp evaluation focused on technical and tactical strengths and areas for improvement, along with the results of the SkillsQuest-Fitness testing.

It is important to apply early as our Holiday Race Camp will be capped at forty athletes.  For inquiries or questions, please contact Sally Utter, HRC Camp Director at sally@gmvs.org 

 

Power Race Camps 

Registration for all camps is open and closes 2 weeks prior to the start of each camp.

These three-day camps are designed to be intense training periods, focusing on one discipline at a time. Camps run 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day and include a comprehensive technical progression with video analysis and timing. These camps are designed for U12 and U14 athletes. U10s may be accepted with coach’s recommendations. For inquiries on camp or possible housing for these camps, please contact Sally Utter at sally@gmvs.org 

January 8 – 10, 2019: GS Focus   REGISTER HERE

February 5 – 7, 2019: Slalom Focus REGISTER HERE

March 12 – 14, 2019: Slalom Focus REGISTER HERE 

 

Mt. Hood Summer Race Camp  •  June 18 – June 27, 2019

REGISTER HERE between July 1st and April 2nd

Camp Director Steve Utter, along other GMVS academy and club coaches, will offer an exceptional on-snow experience for U12 – U14 athletes. The Mt. Hood Summer camp offers:

  • 7 days of on-snow training
  • Daily technical free skiing, slalom and GS training
  • Physical conditioning, tuning, and video analysis
  • Technical and tactical written evaluations 

ÇLICK HERE to view our blog from the 2018 Mt Hood Summer Camp. For more information please contact Sally Utter at sally@gmvs.org.