(Updated July 6, 12:02pm PT)
EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Youth Hockey, in association with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League, has announced a series of skill and general development-oriented spring and summer camps scheduled at XFINITY Arena’s Community Ice Rink, located at 2000 Hewitt Ave. in Everett, from April through August. All camp sessions will be directed by several members associated with Everett Youth Hockey, the Silvertips and the Junior Silvertips program.
Camp sessions, provided in conjunction by the Silvertips and Everett Youth Hockey, are open now for registration at the link below.
Beginning in late April, the following camps are designed for development from beginners to junior levels:
- BEGINNER CAMP (Spring/Summer): Considered the top beginner program in the entire Northwest region, the camp is designed to accelerate the development of players at the beginner level finishing their first season and fulfill ice time needs in the summer. Under the leadership of Shaun Miller, director of beginner hockey for Everett Youth Hockey, camp sessions will emphasize skating and basic puck skills. Scheduled for each Tuesday through three available sessions: Apr. 25-May 30, Jun. 6-Jul.18, and Jul. 25-Aug. 29, each from 5-6 p.m. REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00.
- SKILL BUILDER CLINICS (Spring/Summer): Designed to deliver dynamic clinics for kids at the 10U and 12U levels, the camp provides instruction on several skating and puck handling fundamentals. Emphasis will deliver training on player skating and basic puck skills. Offered through three session packages each Tuesday, Apr. 25-May 30, Jun. 6-Jul. 18, and Jul. 25-Aug. 29 from 5-6:00 p.m. Space is limited. REGISTRATION FEE: $150.00.
- MITCH LOVE D-MAN CAMP (May 30-June 8): Open to skaters born 1999-04, led by Silvertips assistant coach and former Silvertips and American Hockey League defenseman Mitch Love. An ideal event for young defensemen pursuing elevated performance levels, the camp will emphasize individual skill enhancement sessions specifically in one-on-one techniques, footwork, and puck retrieval. Additional defensive concepts also taught will emphasize gap control and stick positioning. More details are available at this link. REGISTRATION FEE: $180.
- BRENNAN SONNE SNIPER SCHOOL (June 13-22): Led by Silvertips assistant coach and former forward Brennan Sonne, the camp is designed to assist players born between 2003-07 with several important fundamentals in offensive development. Clinics will emphasize development in snap shots, slap shots, fakes, dekes, reading goaltenders, shot timing, and accuracy improvement. Held six evenings in June, complete schedule and times are available by clicking this link. REGISTRATION FEE: $180.00
- SILVERTIPS SHOOTING CLINIC (August 7-11, 8:15 a.m. -1:00 p.m.): Hosted by Silvertips head coach Dennis Williams and assistant coach Mitch Love, and open to players at the 12U and 14U levels of all positions, offensive psychology and related offensive strategies will be emphasized over a five-day period through two ice sessions per day. Camp agenda includes wrist shot, backhand, snap shot and slap shot, one-timers, screens, proper shot selection, scorer’s mentality, and more. REGISTRATION FEE: $240.
- SILVERTIPS SUMMER GOALIE CAMP: (August 14-18, 8:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.): Hosted by Silvertips goaltending coach Shane Clifford, the camp is open to goaltenders between ages 8-18 and provides instruction within two on-ice sessions tailored for the young and developing goaltender. Camp focus includes enhancement of flexibility, lateral speed, quickness, hand/eye coordination, total body conditioning and more. REGISTRATION FEE: $350.
Full details on each camp are available at registration.everettyouthhockey.com.
The Silvertips next home game is Friday, 7:35 p.m. against the Portland Winterhawks. Ticket specials are available at www.everettsilvertips.com. Silvertips season ticket or mini-plan packages are available at www.everettsilvertips.com/season or by calling (425) 252-5100.