The Carolina Hurricanes Elite Camp is returning for a fourth year at PNC Arena the week of July 6-10 and is the premier experience for high-level players.
All camps will be held on NHL ice and will use NHL facilities at PNC Arena, the home of the Carolina Hurricanes. Players will receive high level, intense instruction along with appearances and instruction from Hurricanes Alumni and coaching staff!
Elite Camp will take place Wednesday through Sunday.
Also back in 2016 is the Power Skating Camp, with new instructor Dusan Kralik, who brings with him a training background working with premier NHL players.
See below for the full overview of the Hurricanes Elite Camp and Power Skating Camp. The camps have reached capacity the last few years and are expected to again in 2016.
If you would like additional information, please contact Shane Willis at (919) 861-5425 or email him at email@example.com.
Hurricanes Elite Camp
U18, U16 and U14
Available spots: 30 skaters and 4 goalies in each group
The Carolina Hurricanes will be hosting an Elite Hockey Camp at PNC Arena, and it will be modeled after the Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Development camp taking place the same week. The camp will consist of four days of elite training on and off the ice. The players will change in NHL locker rooms, learn from the Carolina Hurricanes coaching and hockey staff and eat the same meals as the Canes prospects. Camp space is limited to the first 34 players (30 skaters and 4 goalies). The camp is open to U18, U16 and U14 players.
Each day, on-ice instruction will be run by Carolina Hurricanes Alumni Shane Willis with appearances by coaches Bill Peters, Rod Brind'Amour, Steve Smith, David Marcoux, Cory Stillman and Glen Wesley.
Off-ice training will be led by EXOS, the leader in integrated performance training, nutrition, and physical therapy for elite and professional athletes. Today, EXOS is known as the preferred and premiere place for elite athletes to train, as well as a leader in applied research and innovation to advance human performance.
Schedule Overview: The camp will run from Wednesday, July 6 through Sunday, July 10. The first four days will include 90 minutes of skills practice with Carolina Hurricanes coaches, a one-hour power skating lesson with Dusan Kralik, who brings experience working with some of the top hockey players, and an hour of Elite training with the EXOS professional staff. Lunch will be provided to help educate players on what they should be putting in their bodies to refuel during a hockey season. Each day will also feature an hour lecture period with topics that include nutrition, vision, video breakdown & proper social media guidelines. On Saturday, the camp will coincide with Canes Summerfest Celebration and conclude on Sunday July 10th. Players will receive a practice jersey and a work-out shirt and shorts.
“Wow! What an incredible and memorable experience you have put together for these youth hockey players! Sam is having a great time, and I asked him yesterday evening how he would describe the camp in one word -- his word was impressive.”
-- James Thornton, impressed parent
"My son's favorite part was the off-ice education! While other summer camps provided good ice time, they neglected that piece of player development."
-- Ann Hess, happy parent
Hurricanes Power Skating Clinic
U12, U10 and U8 (advanced only)
This clinic gives an opportunity to our younger players to experience an elite power skating school at PNC Arena. Each day, players will receive a one-hour session with elite skating coach Dusan Kralik. Kralik has an extensive background training top NHL players and has also worked with hundreds of AHL, OHL & NCAA players. The skills learned at these ages will have a very significant effect on the level of play that is ultimately achieved in the player’s future, with skating being the #1 skill needed to develop!
Requirements: For players 12 and younger. Attendees in the U8 division should be at the advanced level.
Players should be able to perform (applies to mites too):
1. Hockey stop (on both sides)
2. Backwards cross-overs