Recreational Summer Biathlon Camp 2

 
When:
August 12, 2017 – August 13, 2017 all-day
2017-08-12T00:00:00-07:00
2017-08-14T00:00:00-07:00

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Camp Description

Interested in getting involved in the sport of biathlon? Or looking for an exciting summer sport experience in Whistler? Then take a shot at biathlon with a Sea to Sky Nordics recreational summer biathlon camp! Held at Whistler Olympic Park, these camps are a unique opportunity to try this thrilling sport at an Olympic venue.

These camps provide an in-depth biathlon experience over the course of a weekend. Whether it is your first time trying biathlon, or if you have tried it in the winter before and want to get some more experience, our certified instructors will make sure you have a blast!

The camps are for ages 10 and up and no prior biathlon or shooting experience is required. These camps use real .22 calibre rifles on the same targets and trails used for the 2010 Winter Olympics, and our biathlon instructors are trained to ensure safety and provide first class target shooting instruction.

Participants will receive rifle safety and biathlon range orientation, lessons on biathlon rules and competitions, target shooting instruction, and take part in fun biathlon games and will participate in the open category of the Summer Biathlon Series on the Sunday afternoon of the camp. At the end of the camp, you will get one of your paper targets to take home to show what a great shot you have become!

If you have any questions about our recreational biathlon camps please contact Clay Whitman at clayton@claytonwhitman.ca.

What to Bring

– running shoes
– mountain bike (optional)
– activewear
– hat
– sunscreen
– water bottle
– lunch and snacks

Use of a biathlon rifle and ammunition is included in the camp fee.

Participants should be prepared to run, walk or mountain bike a short course in connection with the biathlon games and races.

Participants should bring lunch and snacks. Please note there are no food service facilities at Whistler Olympic Park in the summer, although there is a snack shop at the biathlon range.

2017 Camp Details

Fee: $100 per camp for youth (18 and under), $150 per camp for adults (19 and older)

The camp will run from 10:00-15:00 on Saturday and Sunday.

In order to participate in our Recreational Summer Biathlon Camps, you must be a registered as a “Recreational Athlete” with Biathlon Canada or US Biathlon. In order to register, please visit Biathlon Canada’s membership page.

Directions to Whistler Olympic Park

These camps are held at the Whistler Olympic Park biathlon range.

Whistler Olympic Park is located at 5 Callaghan Valley Road, in the Callaghan Valley south of Whistler. The biathlon range is at the far end of the Park. Parking is available in front of the biathlon building.

When you arrive at the Whistler Olympic Park entrance gate, tell the staff that you are there for a Sea to Sky Nordics biathlon camp and they will let you in without charge.

 
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