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SMS Student Athlete Camps

The following camps are for SMS STUDENT ATHLETES AND INVITED PARTICIPANTS ONLY. For more information on SMS Devo Camps and the SMS Development System, click here, or on the link on the left. For more information on SMS student athlete camps, contact Alpine Program Director Mike Morin at mmorin@gosms.org, or 802-856-1132. 

To pay for your SMS Alpine Camps, click on the button below, or on the link in the menu on the left (Please note that tuition payments cannot be made by credit card).

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All camp names below are linked to a unique camp registration page for each camp. Please register for each camp separately. You may pay for all camps at once using the payment form - just indicate which camps and dates you are registering for. 

Hintertux, Austria Camp
Hintertux, Austria Camp (moved from Mt. Bachelor, OR)
June 14 - 25, 2015
Target Group: U16, U19
Focus: The focus for this camp is age-appropriate skill acquisition. Setting a solid foundation for basic fundamental skills going into the 2015 ski season is essential. At this camp the emphasis is on free skiing and basic turn shape drills and tactics.
Location: Hintertux, Austria is located in the heart of the Tyrolean Zillertal Valley, where year-round skiing is varied and enjoyable whenever you visit. Athletes will enjoy a day trip to nearby Innsbruck, Austria, where they can explore the Tyrolean capital’s deep and rich history. 
Cost:  $2,400 + airfare
See Information Sheet below.


June 23 - July 3, 2015
Target Group:  U12, U14 (SMS U14 athletes)
Price:  $2,695 + airfare
Focus:  In the next step of the progression, athletes travel to Mt. Hood to continue the on-snow preparation period. On-snow training focuses on age-appropriate skill drills, technique and tactics. Mornings are spent on the glacier free-skiing, working through fundamentals, technical progressions, and gate training. Afternoons are filled with a variety of fun fitness-based activities. 
Location:  Mt. Hood, Oregon 
Cost:  $2,695 + airfare


Aug. 13 - 28, 2015
Target Group: U16, U19 (limited to first 35)
Focus: The Chile Camp is an essential camp for our SMS athletes. This camp provides high-volume training in free-skiing, SG, GS and SL. The quality of training in Chile is very high at this time of the South American winter, and the athletes train side-by-side with national teams from around the world. It is the destination for elite alpine training. The athletes continue their progressions from Mt. Bachelor and then move into more advanced gate training. Athletes who were not at Bachelor are brought up to speed with intense free-ski progressions followed by turn shape drills and tactics.
Location: The camp is based out of Farellones, Chile with training at El Colorado and La Parva. A cultural trip to the city center of Santiago highlights the trip. 
Cost:  $3,500 + airfare


Saas-Fee Camp
Aug. 14 - 25, 2015
Target Group: U12 U14 (limited to first 20)
Parent must accompany U12, and suggested for U14
Focus:  This camp will focus on age-appropriate training for the developing ski racer. We will combine free skiing, turn shape and GS training courses to maximize each athletes skill development. This camp is a combination of free skiing and basic gate training progression for GS.
Location:  Sass-Fee, Switzerland is a beautiful mountain town a short distance from Geneva. There are many activities to do in the surrounding area including hiking, soccer and sightseeing. 
Cost:  $2,850 + airfare


Colorado Camp    
Colorado Camp
Nov. 8 - 22, 2015 
Target Group: U16, U19
Focus: This is a race preparation camp with a heavy emphasis on SL training. Using all the skill building that comes from free skiing, SG and GS training, we take the next step in the progression and push athletes in SL in winter conditions on injected snow, while getting them race ready in GS as well. Athletes will be ready for early December competitions when they finish this camp.
Location: Vail and Loveland, Colorado.
Cost:  $2,800 + airfare


World Cup Camp         
World Cup Camp
Dec. 1 - 13, 2015
Target Group: U12, U14
Focus: Building on the previous camps from Mt. Hood and Saas Fee, we will continue to progress athletes on their skiing skills and tactical approach to ski racing. This camp will will involve both high-level training and a trip to see high-level skiing at the Beaver Creek World Cup. The athletes come back from this trip excited to have a great season and start racing in Vermont.
Location: Copper Mountain, Colorado
Cost:  $2,895 + airfare

For more information, contact Mike Morin.


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