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There will be a Canada Winter Games Training camp held in St. Andrews August 27th.

10:00am-4:30pm August 27th

Centennial Park (Joe’s Point Road, Saint Andrews)

We will plan to be outside for the day. Please pack with you: sunscreen, snacks, water, running shoes, and appropriate clothing for the weather. Anyone not able to run should bring a mountain bike or bike trainer.

Lunch will be from 12:00-1:00pm, please bring a healthy lunch and snacks to have throughout the day.

The days focus will be on teamwork, speed/directional training, imitations, and aerobic endurance. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the camp please contact Derrick Macleod at derrick.macleod@rogers.com.

The cost to attend is $10/athlete. Please sign up here by Thursday August 24th at 11:45pm.

***Online payment is preferred.  No cash will be accepted at the event.  If you must use a cheque please make it out to NBASSA Inc for the correct amount.  If no payment is received your attendance at the camp will not be counted.***

Note: A nutrition seminar is being planned for the CWG athletes. To help us understand where knowledge gaps in proper nutrition is please select 3 days in a row and fill out the daily nutrition log found here. You can bring the filled out copy with you to the Aug. 27 camp or email it to Scott Beamish. There are no right or wrongs, this is only to help us design a nutrition seminar for your individual needs!

There will be a Canada Winter Games training camp held in Fredericton from August 12-13th.

12:00 pm-5:15 pm August 12

9:00 am-4:00 pm August 13

Grant Harvey Centre

600 Knowledge Park Drive, Fredericton

This camp will include the first ice sessions for the Canada Winter Games group. Each day we will be on ice from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. Please have your skates sharpened and ready to go before arriving each day!

August 12th we will go through a combination of dryland, ice, and classroom sessions all taking place at the Grant Harvey Centre. August 13th we will start our day at Odell Park (meet at parking lot) and move to the Grant Harvey Centre during lunch from 12-1:15pm.

Please bring with you warm clothes for inside the arena, and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions outside each day. And as always please bring plenty of water, healthy snacks, and sunscreen!

The cost for this camp will be broken down to $10/hour of ice plus $5/day coaching fee. This works out to $25/day or $50 for the full weekend. Please sign up here by Thursday August 10th at 11:30pm.

***Online payment is preferred.  No cash will be accepted at the event.  If you must use a cheque please make it out to NBASSA Inc for the correct amount.  If no payment is received your attendance at the camp will not be counted.***

Notes: We should have a large group on ice and this is the first ice session of the season for most athletes so our focus will be on edge control, technique, and slow/low laps. Do not expect any top speed drills!

August 12th there will be no lunch break. It is a good idea to eat around 11:00 am and bring a larger snack to have before getting ready to go on ice.

A team dinner will tentatively be planned for August 12th at 5:30pm, depending on interest.

There will be a Canada Winter Games camp held on the 22nd and 23rd of July in Campbellton.

Location: Sugarloaf Senior High School track and field (201 Dover Street, Campbellton)

Time: July 22nd 1pm-8:30pm

July 23rd 8am-2:30pm

We will be starting our day the Saturday at the high school but will plan to have a team dinner together and a classroom seminar in the evening. Derrick and Scott will also be camping overnight at Sugarloaf National Park so please feel free to come join us in the camping or at least for a bonfire Saturday night!

On Sunday we are going to start with a morning hike up Sugarloaf mountain, then moving to the high school for dryland training, and then finishing our day with swimming at the Civic Centre in the afternoon!

Please make sure to bring with you clothes for hiking, swimming, and dryland training. As well please pack healthy snacks, sunscreen, extra socks, and plenty of water.

The coaches are very much looking forward to the training, team bonding, camping, and the scenic views of Campbellton in the summer, and hope to see you there!

The cost to attend is $10/athlete/Day. Please sign up here by Thursday July 20th at 11:45pm.

***Online payment is preferred.  No cash will be accepted at the event.  If you must use a cheque please make it out to NBASSA Inc for the correct amount.  If no payment is received your attendance at the camp will not be counted.***

Note: Parents are welcome to join the group on our Sunday morning hike up Sugarloaf Mountain!

 

There will be a camp on the 8th of July held in St. Stephens for Canada Winter Games eligible athletes and any athlete that is age eligible for Canada East next season.

Location: Saint Stephen’s High School Track and Field

282 King Street, St. Stephen, NB

Time: July 8th From 11am-5:30pm

We will plan to be outdoors for the day unless severe weather forces us indoors. Please bring sunscreen with you as well as plenty of water.

Lunch will be from 12:30-1:15. Make sure to pack a healthy lunch and snacks to have throughout the day.

The cost to attend is $10/athlete. Please sign up here by Thursday July 6th at 11:45pm.

***Online payment is preferred.  No cash will be accepted at the event.  If you must use a cheque please make it out to NSASSA Inc for the correct amount.  If no payment is received your attendance at the camp will not be counted.***

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Scott Beamish.

Note:  If any club coach would like to help with the camp and learn some things along the way we can always use an extra hand and eye to look at technique! If you are at all interested please message Scott Beamish as we would love you have more coaches participate!

For any athlete that was not at the CWG camp Saturday in Hampton, a goal sheet for CWG was passed out. If you did not hand this in already please print it off here and hand it in at St. Stephens. Thank you!

For the upcoming camp in Campbellton, we will be camping overnight at Sugarloaf National Park. It would be a great team bonding experience to have as many athletes as we can camping! Make sure to reserve your camping spot early as it is a popular camping area.

There will be a camp August 12th-13th held in Fredericton where we will be on ice at the Grant Harvey Centre. Please make arrangements to have your skates ready to go for this camp!

There will be a Canada Winter Games training camp held in Hampton from June 24-25th.

9am-4:30pm June 24

9am-4pm June 25

Hampton High School soccer field

34 Elizabeth Ave, Hampton, NB

The camp is planned to be held outdoor each day unless severe weather is forecasted. Remember to pack a health lunch for yourself! Please bring appropriate clothing for the weather conditions outside!

We will be doing a variety of drills each day including: imitations, agility, running, seatbelt cables, etc. Bring plenty of water and sunscreen with you as well as healthy snacks to have throughout the day.

The cost for the camp is $10/day. Please sign up here by Thursday June 22nd at 11:45pm.

***Online payment is preferred.  No cash will be accepted at the event.  If you must use a cheque please make it out to NSASSA Inc for the correct amount.  If no payment is received your attendance at the camp will not be counted.***

Note: Scott Beamish will be camping at the Firefly campground in Hampton on the 24th. Feel free to join in on the camping or to stop by in the evening for possible mini golf/swimming/bonfire.

Please contact Scott at scott_beamish5@hotmail.com if you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the camp, and if you have not done so already contact Scott to add your email address to the CWG email list as more information regarding a more specific outline of this and future camps will be sent by email on a later date.