Age Groups

IP/NOVICE: Born from 2009 to 2011

ATOM: Born in 2007 or 2008

PEEWEE: Born in 2005 or 2006

BANTAM: Born in 2003 or 2004

MIDGET: Born from 2000 to 2002


Christmas goalie camp 2017

The Christmas Goalie Camp is a mid season refresher to continue to build on skills learned in our Summer Camp as well as season practices.  We will focus on movement and technical drills to help progress to a strong finish in the individuals season.  

  • Cost: $275 (Includes HST and Hockey Jersey)
  • Dates: December 26-27-28, 2017
  • Time: Session 1 (2007-2010) 10:15am-11:45am **SOLD OUT**
  • Time: Session 2 (2003-2006) 11:45am-1:15pm  
  • Location: First Nations Rink 2
  • Novice/Atom/Peewee/Bantam Goalies
  • Maximum Enrollment: 12 goalies per session

Stay Conditioned Program for Elite Players 2017

The Stay Conditioned Elite Offseason Hockey Program is intended for players who have played at the AA--AAA or Junior level in the 2016-17 hockey season. The intention of the program is to provide participants with an opportunity to build on their development from the 16-17 hockey season throughout the offseason as they prepare for the 2017-18 hockey season. During May and June weekly 60 minute practices will be held. In July, and the first two weeks of August the program will increase to two 60 minute practices a week.  All ice sessions will be run as high level practices with focusses on individual skill development, team tactics, and conditioning.

  • Ice Sessions: May – (5) 60 minute practices
  • June – (4) 60 minute practices
  • July – (8) 60 minute practices
  • August – (4) 60 minute practices
  • 21 Hours of Total Ice
  • Cost: $450 (Includes HST, Hockey Sweater and T-Shirt)
  • Date: May 1st, 2017 - August,10th 2017
  • Location: First Nations Arena and Tournament Center
  • Session 1: Born in 2005 and 2006
  • Session 2:  Born in 2000, 2001 and 2002
  • Maximum Enrollment: 12 Forwards, 8 Defensemen, 2 Goalies per session

Game Specific Skating and Scoring Theory and Techniques

Northern Lakes Hockey Development is very proud to be partnered with Superior Stride Power Skating.  Over the past seven years Superior Stride has established itself as the leading power skating company in Northwestern Ontario. 

Northern Lakes Hockey Development and Superior Stride Power Skating are once again offering a unique camp this summer from July 24-28 , 2017.  This is a technical camp that focusses on teaching camp participants theory and technical skills that will lead to a better skater and a better goal scorer.  Superior Stride has combined the science of Biomechanics with years of hockey playing experience and has created a system of specifically designed progressive drills that will produce any player’s best level of skating.  Northern Lakes Hockey Development will teach theory behind goal scoring from both a shooter's perspective and a goaltender's perspective as well as teach goal scorers how to generate more scoring opportunities.  Each session will be 90 minutes in length with 45 minutes dedicated to power skating and 45 minutes dedicated to goal scoring.

  • Cost: $225 (Includes HST and Hockey Sweater)
  • Dates: July 24-28, 2017
  • Times: 5-6:30pm (24/26/28) Rink 1, 5:15-6:45pm (25/27) Rink 2
  • Location: First Nations Arena 
  • Novice/Atom/Peewee
  • Maximum Enrollment: 20

FundAmental Goaltending Camp 

This camp focuses on the basic fundamentals of the goaltending position. We teach the importance of proper positioning, proper glove and blocker placement and most importantly proper movement techniques. Each day consists of an hour and a half of on-ice instruction. This camp will offer a fun and challenging experience to the goaltending position.

  • Cost: $375 (Includes HST, Hockey Sweater and T-Shirt)
  • Dates: August 14-18, 2017
  • Time: Session 1 (2008-2009) 10:15am-11:45am **SOLD OUT**
  • Time: Session 2 (2005-2007) 11:45am-1:15pm **SOLD OUT**
  • Location: Tournament Center Rink 2
  • Novice/Atom/Peewee Goalies
  • Maximum Enrollment: 12 goalies per session

Elite D

This camp is geared towards defensemen who play at a competitive level.  Participants’ fundamental skill bases will be expanded into defensemen specific technical skill development, defensemen specific individual and team tactics, and defensemen specific team tactics.   The curriculum includes a variety of skating techniques, checking techniques, shooting techniques, and positioning of defensemen in all three zones.

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Introduction to Body COntact

The Introduction to Body Contact Camp is a natural extension to our Battling Tactics Camp and has been developed to provide hockey players with a fundamental knowledge and a skill set to safely, and effectively, make and receive various forms of checks.  Curriculum includes skating techniques specific to checking, proper body positioning in open ice and along the boards, and proper techniques for various forms of stick and body checks through a variety of game situations and small area games.

  • Cost: $200 (Includes HST and Hockey Sweater)
  • Dates: 15-17th August 2017
  • Location: Tournament Centre Rink 2
  • Time: 5:15-7:15pm
  • Bantam: (2003-2004)
  • Maximum Enrollment: 20
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