Summer Camp 2018 Info

About

Dates: Sunday, July 8 to Friday, July 13, 2018 (6 days).  

Drop off by 1 PM on July 8th.  

Pick up at 12:30 on July 13th.

Location: Winchendon School, 172 Ash St., Winchendon, MA 01475 

Cost: $600.  Includes room, board, coaching, and all activities.  

Ages: 14 to 18

Purpose: This camp is for experienced skiers who can skate and classic rollerski. Athletes should have both classic and skate rollerskis, boots, and poles and be using them regularly. The camp requires a good level of fitness. It is not a “learn to ski” camp.  If you have any questions about whether the camp is appropriate, please feel free to .

Registration

Registration and Payment Deadline: Online registration, waiver forms, and payment must be received by May 31st, 2018.

To register a CSU athlete for the camp:

  1. Have your NENSA number available. If necessary, join NENSA or renew your NENSA membership.
  2. Fill out and submit the online registration form.
  3. Download, print, and fill out the following form:
  4. Mail the form to:
  5. Pay the camp fee of $600 on the Summer Camp Fee Payment page.

To register a non-CSU athlete for the camp:

  1. Have your NENSA number available. If necessary, join NENSA or renew your NENSA membership.
  2. Fill out and submit the online registration form.
  3. Download, print, and fill out the following forms:
  4. Mail the forms to:
  5. Pay the camp fee of $600 on the Summer Camp Fee Payment page.

Camp details

Athletes and coaches will stay at the Winchendon School in the town of Winchendon, MA.  This comfortable prep school is located on a scenic hilltop surrounded by a beautiful golf course.  (Parents dropping off campers – the golf course is open to the public and is very enjoyable to play).  The team will eat all meals in the school cafeteria.

Activities:

  • Rollerskiing (with video) on the quiet back roads around Winchendon.
  • Hiking and running on the Wapack and Midstate trails
  • Hill-bounding
  • Swimming in the local lakes
  • Strength training
  • Discussions on psychological preparation for training and racing

Please bring:

  • Classic and skate rollerskis (1 pair of combi skis are fine)
  • Rollerski poles with appropriate tips
  • Helmet
  • Classic and skate boots
  • Running shoes
  • Hill-bounding poles (10 cm shorter than classic)
  • Water bottle and carrying belt pack.
  • Heart rate monitor if you own one
  • Sports watch
  • Notebook to record what you’ve learned
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Sleeping bag or linens
  • Pillow
  • Window fan
  • Several sets of running shorts, shirts, and socks
  • Casual clothes

Questions

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For camp program questions, .