Summer Nordic Race and Biathlon

Indeed, we actually have a very comprehensive summer program for Juvenile and older (age 14+) and for summer 2018 there are some great activities that are sure to delight (check out table of activities below)…  A combination of cross-training with ski specific training and new activities to be revealed.  The registration page contains info on pricing for various levels of commitment (1 day up to 4 days per week).  If you have specific questions, best if you email Katie McMahon for Nordic Race information or Eric Schryer for Biathlon.

For Midget age (13 and under), please refer to Mountain biking as a summer option.

If you already know everything you need to know and just want to see pricing and register, then go this summer registration link   

Weekly Training times:  MAY 1st is DAY ONE!

Day 
Time
Training
Equipment
Tuesday 
6:30 to 8pm
Long distance or intensity training
Running, roller ski or mountain bike*
Wednesday
6:30 to 8pm
Strength training
Meredith Center Gym
Wednesday Biathlon
6:30 to 8pm Geatan Brousseau Memorial Range
Shooting training
Thursday
6:30 to 8pm
Long distance or intensity training
Running, roller ski or mountain bike*
Sunday
8-12pm time will vary depending on training. Most trainings will be 2-3 hours during this time
Technique or distance 
Running, roller ski or mountain bike*
Sunday Biathlon
1-3pm Geatan Brousseau Memorial Range
Shooting training
* a mountain bike is not mandatory only for those athletes that are wanting to train by mountain biking, there will always be roller skiing or running training running at the same time. Athletes must always check training plans for the most up to date info on training mode, workout description, & location.

Equipment Needed:

  • Running Shoes
  • Roller-ski Equipment
    • Skate & Classic Roller-skis *First Year Juvenile athletes & Biathletes are not required to have classic gear but are permitted to & encouraged to invest in coming years.
    • Helmet *Mandatory at all practices. No helmet, no skiing*
    • Poles with roller-ski tips.
    • Thin gloves for roller-skiing. *Bike gloves work very well*
    • Skate boots with appropriate ankle support. Combo boots are not appropriate.
    • Classic boots.
      • Note: Roller-ski boots do not need to be top quality. People typically use older race boots or mid quality boots, HOWEVER low quality / combo boots are not appropriate for roller-skiing as they do not encourage stability or balance on roller-skis.
  • Athletic clothing for ALL weather conditions.
    • We will not shy away from rain or colder temperatures. Please always come dressed appropriately.
  • Food / Water
  • Optional:
    • Athletes can have bicycle for days where we choose road biking as a method of cross training. **We will always notify when we choose biking as training & will ALWAYS have a back-up plan for athletes without a bicycle.**

Training Camp Schedule:

Location
Date
Ages
Notes
Cost
Unofficial East Burke Mountain biking Camp, East Burke, Vermont
tbd
All
This a family organized week end, the mountain biking here is excellent for beginners and experienced. 
This is a family organized event cost for travel, food and camping will be organized by the family. 
Local Roller Ski technique Camp
tbd
14+
This will be a roller ski technique intensive. This is long range planning and subject to change
No cost
Owl Rafting in Foresters Falls
June 27 to 30th
All athletes 14 and Up
This is a early summer volume and team building camp. All athletes are recommended to attend. 
+/- $200 includes food, tent sites
Chelsea Summer Volume Camp.
Month of July, More details to come
All athletes 14 and Up
 This camp will run for the month of July for both biathletes and cross country skiers will have the options of choosing single or multiple weeks. The goal is to do some quality volume and training in smaller groups
TBA depends on interest +/-150/week
Jericho, Vermont
week of July 23rd
Experienced Roller Skiers
Roller ski and hiking volume camp
+/-$200 cost includes, travel, food and accommodations
BIATHLON Jericho Summer Race Camp
August 8 to 12th, Jericho
Racers
This is for biathlete racers only. 
+/- $200 cost includes travel, food and accommodations
CNEPH Quebec Junior and Juvenile camp, Gatineau
August 12 to 18th, Gatineau
13 to 15 yrs old
This is the Quebec Jnr/Juvenile camp: high quality training with many other athletes from across Quebec. 
+/- $200 cost includes travel, food and accommodations
Local Midget and Juvenile Learn-to Roller ski technique and volume camp, 
August 20-22nd
12 to 15 yrs old
This is for midgets and juveniles to get a start on the roller ski season. 
$50 for those signed up in the summer program $100 not signed up for the summer Chelsea, Program. 
Local Junior Camp 
Late August TBA
16 yrs and older
This is for Junior athletes and older, there are a couple of clubs that are trying to this together, details are still being worked on
Cost TBA
Unofficial Adirondacks, Lake Placid 
September tbd
All
This is going to be an epic hiking week end. We will be training our selves for a 30-40km/day outing, many mountains will be topped on this trek. 
This is a family organized event cost for travel, food and camping will be organized by the family. 
Local roller ski Technique Camp
September tbd 
14+
This will be a roller ski technique intensive. This is long range planning and subject to change
No cost
Jericho, Vermont
Oct tbd
14+
This is a fall volume, roller ski technique and team building camp. This is long range planning and subject to change
+/-$200

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