Mt. Itasca, Coleraine
Monday, June 14 – Saturday, June 19 2021
Cost : $320.00 – Includes coaching, venue , chalet use and meals. We try to run our camp as inexpensively as possible. The cost is about half of the price of what other Midwest ski camps cost!!!
Who: Biathletes from ages 14 and up, who have participated in the May Camp in Elk River or Mt. Itasca
New athletes should contact Bill Meyer or Vladimir Cervenka, if the camp is good idea for them.
Focus: This camp will focus on dryland training – running, roller skiing, strength, shooting accuracy and combo shooting.
Lodging and meals: We will be camping at Mt. Itasca. You should bring your own tent, or you can use the wax room for sleeping. Showers and bathroom will be available in the chalet. If you don’t want to camp at Mt. Itasca, you can stay in local hotels or other housing on your own.
3 meals/day will be served in the chalet.
Covid: We will follow the Minnesota and CDC guidelines, expecting all participants that can receive the COVID vaccine are to be fully vaccinated two weeks prior to the start of the camp. Extra precautions will be set in common indoor areas (chalet, food service, bathrooms)
Tentative training schedule: ( subject to change)
Monday 6.14 10:00AM Shooting and dryfire drills- focused on accuracy
2:00PM Shooting drills followed by roller ski technique at fairgrounds
Evening- rifle cleaning class, and shooting skills discussion- parents welcome!!
Tuesday 6.15 8:00AM Ski strength at fairgrounds 1:30 followed by accuracy shooting drills focused on range procedure.
2:00PM run 2h with poles on hilly trails, bounding uphills
Evening- training goals and concepts–discussion
Wednesday 6.16 8:00AM Shooting drills, accuracy tests, intro to combos 2h
2:00PM Roller ski agility, ski technique – fairgrounds- 2h
Thursday 6.17 8:00AM Uphill Test followed by shooting drills
PM: Rest, Swim- optional accuracy shooting.
Friday 6.18 8:00AM Roller ski time trial 11k- fair grounds
2:00PM: Shooting drills- timed shooting/ combos
Saturday 6.19 9:00AM Summer Biathlon Race 6k/7.5k- Running
All Athletes who want to come to the camp should register with Bill and Vlad as early as possible.