Athletics

SMS Camps

COVID-19 UPDATE: Stratton Mountain School has implemented mitigation strategies that will allow us to provide a safe and fun camp experience for all. All camp operations and procedures comply with guidance from the  CDC, VT Dept of Health, VT Agency of Education, US Ski and Snowboard, in addition to updated policies to our campus facilities.


SMS NextGen Camps - Alpine

The Stratton Mountain School Alpine Program is proud to offer a variety of ski racing camps around the world. The training camps are open to any racer and are scheduled throughout the year.

The SMS NextGen Holiday and Mini-Camps, hosted at Stratton Resort, are 2-3 days in length, whereas the SMS NextGen Thanksgiving Camp at Cooper Mountain, Colorado, and the SMS NextGen Mt Hood Camp at Timberline Lodge, Oregon, are much longer.

These camps provide young racers with extra training to supplement their club offerings and an introduction to the SMS experience.

Contact Jim Sullivan, Director of Admissions for more information on upcoming camps. 

HP Summer Adventure Camp

Join us for a fun week of conditioning, sports education, field games, and adventures in the mountains of Southern Vermont at the SMS High Performance Adventure Camp! 
 
Campers will have a blast while improving their winter sports skills through circuit training, trampoline training, conditioning, field games, and adventures in the mountains of Southern Vermont. Campers will have full access to SMS’s world-class facilities, including the Simpson Center for Action Sports, which features three trampolines including a super tramp and progression ramp. 

Each camper will participate in physical testing and training, the results of which will be utilized to develop an individualized program for each athlete to follow throughout the remainder of the summer and fall. Afternoons will focus on fun, with adventures including hiking, swimming, mountain biking, and visits to a ropes course and alpine slide. Campers will also enjoy daily games on Stratton Mountain School's Luckenbill Field. 

See more details here.

Session Date
  • July 22-26, 2024
Session Cost
$625 per child. The camp fee includes all meals, training fees, activities, and camp t's! 
 
 
 
 

Snowboard and Freeski NextGen Camps

The SMS Snowboard and SMS Freeski Programs offer a variety of camps throughout the year for aspiring athletes who want to take their skills to the next level. Please contact SMS Snowboard Program Director Ross Powers for more details on the Snowboard NextGen Camps and SMS Freeski Program Director Jesse Mallis for more details on Freeski NextGen Camps.

Freestyle Camps

The Stratton Mountain School Freestyle (moguls) Program offers a variety of camps throughout the year for both our full time athletes and aspiring mogul skiers who want to take their skills to the next level. Please contact Head Coach Nick Keating for more details.

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  • Freestyle NextGen Holiday Camp - December 20-22, 2023

  • Freestyle Whistler On Snow and Water Ramp Camp # 1 - June 2024

    Join us for SMS Freestyle’s Whistler Summer Camp 2024!

    The camp includes 12 days of on-snow training up on the Blackcomb Glacier, one of the premier summer mogul training venues in the world. In addition to skiing, the camp includes water ramp sessions at the Blackcomb Water Ramp Facility.

    Note: The first day is the travel/arrival day, and the athletes will train on the last day and take a late evening flight home.

    On snow, athletes will re-establish their baseline in the flats and refine their form and posture. In the bumps, through mogul sections and full course training, athletes will work on improving their turn technique & speed.

    In the air, athletes will focus on mastering their current jumps as well as increasing their trick degree of difficulty both on snow & on the water ramps.

    Off the hill, expect plenty of field games, light strength & conditioning, lake time, hikes, mountain bike rides, and many other adventures!

    Come #trainhardbeawesome and get your summer training off to a strong start!

    Ages: 12 and up
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  • Freestyle Lake Placid Water Ramp Day Camp - July 2024

    Come join us in Lake Placid at the Olympic Regional Development Authority water ramp facility! The mogul jump at the water ramp facility provides for great fundamental training on a jump that parallels on snow mogul jumps, allowing the athletes to learn new tricks and progress safely. 

    SMS Freestyle water ramp camp consists of water ramp training, trampoline sessions and video analysis.

    Session Dates: July 2024 @ Lake Placid, NY

    Please note: This is a day camp only.

    Ages: 10 and up
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  • Freestyle Action Sports Trampoline Camp - July 2024

    The Freestyle Action Sports Camp utilizes our Simpson Center for Action Sports on the Stratton Mountain School campus, providing campers with access to our full-sized foam pit, Ross Trampolines, the Max Air Super Trampoline, full-size skate park, strength and conditioning space, and our new rollerblade & skateboard Progression Ramp. Campers also participate in group activities, including field games, hikes, and trips to local swimming holes. 

    Session Dates: July 2024 @ Stratton Mountain School, VT - This is a 3-day camp. Lodging will not be provided. Athletes and parents are invited to join us the night before camp starts from 6:30-8:00 pm for a meet and greet/BBQ.

    Ages Welcome: 9 and up.
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  • Freestyle Quebec Water Ramp Camp #1 - July 2024

    Come join us up north at the AcrobatX training facility in Lac Beauport, Quebec! There are several mogul jumps at the Acrobatx water ramp facility allowing for great fundamental training on jumps that parallel on snow mogul jumps. The coaching staff believes that the volume of jumps and different jump take off's at the Quebec facility benefit the athletes greatly through the progression stages of learning new jumps and dialing in existing ones. Athletes have two training sessions per day in Quebec, allowing for at least 20-35 jumps per day.

    This SMS Freestyle water ramp camp consists of water ramp training. The camp also includes strength and conditioning sessions, trampoline sessions, video analysis, afternoon and evening activities and one day of exploration in Quebec City.

    Session Dates: July 2024 @ Lac Beauport, QUE

    Ages: 12 and up.

    Younger athletes may join us as day campers. Please contact us for more information.
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  • Freestyle Quebec Water Ramp Camp #2 - August 2024

    Come join us up north at the AcrobatX training facility in Lac Beauport, Quebec! There are several mogul jumps at the Acrobatx water ramp facility allowing for great fundamental training on jumps that parallel on snow mogul jumps. The coaching staff believes that the volume of jumps and different jump take off's at the Quebec facility benefit the athletes greatly through the progression stages of learning new jumps and dialing in existing ones. Athletes have two training sessions per day in Quebec, allowing for at least 20-35 jumps per day.

    This SMS Freestyle water ramp camp consists of water ramp training. The camp also includes strength and conditioning sessions, trampoline sessions, video analysis, afternoon and evening activities and one day of exploration in Quebec City.

    Session Dates: Aug 2024 @ Lac Beauport, QUE

    Ages: 12 and up.

    Younger athletes may join us as day campers. Please contact us for more information.
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  • Freestyle Lake Placid Water Ramp Camp #1 - Sept 2024

    Come join us in Lake Placid at the Olympic Regional Development Authority water ramp facility! The mogul jump at the water ramp facility provides for great fundamental training on a jump that parallels on snow mogul jumps, allowing the athletes to learn new tricks and progress safely. 

    This SMS Freestyle water ramp camp consists of water ramp training, trampoline sessions, video analysis, and afternoon and evening activities - including study hall!

    Session Dates: September 2024@ Lake Placid, NY

    Note: The first day is the arrival day. The camp includes three days of training.

    Ages: 12 and up

    (Younger athletes, ages 10 and up, may attend as day campers.)
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  • Freestyle Lake Placid Water Ramp Camp #2 - Sept 2024

    Come join us in Lake Placid at the Olympic Regional Development Authority water ramp facility! The mogul jump at the water ramp facility provides for great fundamental training on a jump that parallels on snow mogul jumps, allowing the athletes to learn new tricks and progress safely. 

    This SMS Freestyle water ramp camp consists of water ramp training, trampoline sessions, video analysis, and afternoon and evening activities - including study hall!

    Session Dates: September 2024 @ Lake Placid, NY

    Note: The first day is the arrival day. The camp includes three days of training.

    Ages: 12 and up

    (Younger athletes, ages 10 and up, may attend as day campers.)
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Nordic Camps


The SMS Nordic Program hosts two camps at Stratton Mountain School throughout the summer. Camps are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration for both camps will open in Mid-March. Please contact Nordic Program Director Matt Boobar for additional information.

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  • BKL Camp

    Join us for an SMS Nordic camp this summer!

    The 2024 SMS Nordic BKL Camp will be held at the SMS Campus.

    The BKL Camp (5th-8th grade, 10-14 yrs) 

    The SMS Nordic Program has combined sports science, a variety of proven training methods, a culture of athlete-driven excellence, and of course, fun to boast one of the most successful Nordic programs in the world. The program's unprecedented national and international success has produced 16 Olympians in the past seven Winter Olympics. Over 35 SMS Nordic athletes have made the U.S. World Junior Team, and 25 have made the U.S. National Team. Each Summer, SMS Nordic hosts two summer camps for young skiers filled on a first-come, first-served basis

    Session Date: Monday, August 5th to Thursday, August 8th 

    2024 BKL Camp Information
     
    Registration Link

    For more specific information please see below or contact SMS Program Director Matt Boobar at mboobar@gosms.org.
  • Junior Camp

    Join us for an SMS Nordic camp this summer!

    The 2024 SMS Nordic Junior Camp will be held at the SMS Campus.

    The Junior Camp (9th-12th grade, 14-18 yrs) 

    The SMS Nordic Program has combined sports science, a variety of proven training methods, a culture of athlete-driven excellence, and of course, fun to boast one of the most successful Nordic programs in the world. The program's unprecedented national and international success has produced 16 Olympians in the past seven Winter Olympics. Over 35 SMS Nordic athletes have made the U.S. World Junior Team, and 25 have made the U.S. National Team. Each Summer, SMS Nordic hosts two summer camps for young skiers filled on a first-come, first-served basis

    Session Date: Thursday, August 8th to Sunday, August 11th

    2024 Junior Camp Information 
    Registration Link

    For more specific information please see below or contact SMS Program Director Matt Boobar at mboobar@gosms.org.
Stratton Mountain School is an independent boarding and day school that focuses on college preparatory academics and competitive winter sports. Located at the base of Stratton Mountain, SMS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.