2021 Midwest Regional Biathlon Camp

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. 

For more information contact Vladimir Cervenka : cervenkv@gmail.com  cell: 218 256 8323 or Bill Meyer; wmeyer@nisswa.net cell: 218 839 4727