Fall Dryland Training Camp 2012

Here’s the basic information. Check back for more details as we get organized…

What:  Annual Fall Dryland Training Camp for athletes and coaches

When:  Friday September 21st – Sunday September 23rd, 2012

Who:  Open to all skiers aged 12 to 23 (born 1989 through 2000) and their coaches

Where:  International Peace Garden (near Boissevain, MB)

Cost:  $100 includes accommodations and meals. $0 for participating and registered club coaches. Athletes/coaches responsible for transportation to/from camp. Note: there is a $10 charge per vehicle entering the park.

Register now:  Zone4

Arrive 7:00 PM (please eat en route as supper will NOT be provided). Settle into accommodations.
Short recon run followed by stretching session with Megan

3,000 and 4,000 m timed run (longer distance for 18 and older guys and 17 and older girls)
Break and group activities
1,000 m timed run
Roller ski technique and long slow distance 2-3 hour session.  Will include some video analysis.
Evening Classroom session – warmup routines; technique analysis.

Shuttle to Atom Lake for 2 hours pole walking session
LUNCH at the Lake
PM  Group games OR second roller ski session
3:00 PM Parent pick up


  • Roller skis or roller blades
  • Ski boots
    Note: please bring skate ski boots even if you don’t own roller skis.  There will be some roller skis available to try.
  • Ski poles for roller skiing (skate height) and hill walking poles
  • Gloves for roller skiing and pole walking
  • Running shoes
  • Helmet
  • Reflective vest, if you own one
  • Optional knee and elbow pads
  • sun screen
  • bug spray
  • hat
  • Yoga mat, if you own one
  • Stretching strap or belt to be used for stretching
  • Pillow, sheets, sleeping bag
  • Training clothing for both hot and cooler weather (unpredictable in September) e.g. shorts, T-shirts, tank tops, tights, long sleeved jersey, club jacket, polypro underlayers always good
  • Pj’s
  • Toiletries including medications if applicable, toothbrush, shampoo, etc.
  • bring your Manitoba Health 6 digit and 9 digit numbers or Ontario equivalent
  • Towel
  • Flip flops for showers
  • Bathing suit in case
  • Flashlight
  • Regular clothing for hanging out in – be prepared for cooler mornings (lots of undies and socks for changing after sweaty sessions!)
  • Non training footwear
  • Plate, cup, bowl, cutlery for meals
  • Power bars or training food you can’t live without
  • Rain jacket
  • Notebook and pen for recording all of Corey’s wisdom