EDP Spring Skills Camp
The Elite Development Program Hockey Academy is excited to announce that we have once again procured ice time for a Skills Camp Weekend to be held April 6-8, 2023 for U10-U15 players and goalies!
Open to three age groups: Players ages (1) U15/U14 (08-10), (2) U12 (2011-12) and (3) U10 (2013-14). **IF REGISTRATIONS ARE FULL PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITLIST TO BE NOTIFIED IF AN OPENING ARISES. (It's free to be added to the waitlist)!**
Camp runs April 6, 7 & 8, 2023.
*Please note we are at different rinks each day of camp.*
Thursday, April 6
U10s (2013-14) - 7:10-8p @ Chiller North 2
U15/14 (2008-10) - 7-8:00p @ OSU Ice Rink
U12 (2011-12) - 8:10-9:00 pm @ Chiller North 2
Friday, April 7 (all ice at Chiller Easton)
Time & Rink (@ Chiller Easton)
U10 ('13-14)-6-7p @ Easton 2
U12 ('11-12)-7:10-8:10p @ Easton 2
U15-14 ('08-10)-8:20-9:20p @ Easton 2
Sat., April 8 (all ice at Lou & Gibb Reese Ice Arena, Newark)
U10 (13-14) - 3:30-4:30p @ LGIA
U12 (11-12) - 4:40-5:50 pm @ LGIA
*All Ages: Parents Informational Meeting 4:40-5:40p @ LGIA Conference room.
U15-14 (08-10) - 6-7:10 pm @ LGIA
The U15/14 Camp theme is Advanced Checking and Angling Tactics and Playing in Transition to create offense. These techniques are vital to advanced level play, earning the trust of coaches and teammates, and getting the attention of scouts.
The U12 and U10 Camp theme is Advanced Puck Protection and Offensive Skills. Using progressive instruction on skating and playing techniques to broaden each player’s skill base and ability to impact the game.
All camps will focus on skating, edges, turns, advanced stick handling, passing & receiving the puck, and shooting.
Goaltending instruction at U15/14 will primarily focus on puckhandling - a real separator and often overlooked set of skills. At U12 and U10 puckhandling techniques will be worked on, with an emphasis on movement patterns, goalie edgework skating and save selection.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I register my player in the age bracket they just completed or what they will be in 2023-24?
This camp is designed to get the players kick-started down the path to be ready for NEXT season, so all players should registered in their birth year for the age bracket they will be playing in the 2023-24 season. (The curriculum for the U14/15 age group is designed expressly with U16 play in mind to introduce the kids to playing the way that will give them a leg up in high school, while U10/12 curriculum is set to lay the base for those players so they are ready for that instruction when they are teenagers.)
April 2023 Skills Camp
Elite Development Program is proud to host it spring skills camps for birth years 2008-2014, running from April 6-8, 2023. All camps will consist of 3 on-ice sessions with specific age appropriate focus to let the players experience the EDP progressive skill development with old (and new) teammates as they look ahead to 2023-24.Register