2017 Christmas Biathlon Camp
During the Christmas break we are hosting two biathlon camps, providing participants of all abilities the opportunity to do biathlon! For experienced athletes interested in training for competitions, we have a competitive biathlon camp. We also have a recreational biathlon camp for newcomers and recreational biathletes. Join us this December for fun and biathlon!
The camps are scheduled for December 27-29 and 28-29 so participants can take part in the Whistler Biathlon Society’s New Years’ Biathlon Bash event.
Registration is now open on zone4 here: https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=16428
Our competitive biathlon camp is a 3-day camp from December 27-29. This camp is for athletes ages 13 and older who are currently registered in a biathlon program, and will prepare athletes for the competition season beginning in January. In addition to skiing and shooting training, this camp will include technical sessions on ski preparation, rifle maintenance, and race tactics.
Our recreational biathlon camp is a 2-day camp is designed for recreational participants as well as youth ages 9-12. This camp features fun drills and games that focus on developing the fundamentals of skiing and shooting. Participants must have prior skiing experience, but no prior biathlon experience is required.
Competitive Camp: December 27, 28 and 29, 9:00-16:00
Recreational Camp: December 28 and 29, 10:00-15:00
Competitive Camp (youth): $150
Competitive Camp (adult): $200
Recreational Camp (youth): $100
Recreational Camp (adult): $150
Participants without seasons passes to Whistler Olympic Park will be able to purchase discount trail passes ($8 per day for youth, $16 per day for adults) in connection with registration.
What to Bring
Competitive Camp: athletes are required to provide their own biathlon rifle. Ammunition will be provided.
Recreational Camp: participants must provide their own ski equipment (skis, boots, poles). Equipment can be rented from Whistler Olympic Park. All biathlon equipment (rifle and ammunition) will be provided.
2017 Summer Camps
The Sea to Sky Nordics are hosting 5 summer biathlon camps this year:
– Club Camp 1: July 8-9
– Club Camp 2: July 21-23
– Club Camp 3: August 11-13
– Recreational Camp 1: July 22-23
– Recreational Camp 2: August 12-13
Club summer biathlon camps are for athletes whose primary winter sport is biathlon, from 13 year olds (born in 2004 and older) to Masters. The program involves rollerskiing, shooting, and a variety of ski-specific and general activities which keep training fun and challenging.
Our recreational camps are for everyone ages 10 and up who are interested in trying biathlon or developing their skills at this exciting sport. The program involves a variety of activities and games, including roller skiing, running and biathlon shooting.
Participants should bring their own skate skiing boots, skate poles, bike helmet, gloves and knee pads for roller skiing.
Roller skis, rifles and ammunition are provided.
For More Details
For more details of our biathlon camps click on the event pages for the camps on our calendar.