Age Groups

IP/NOVICE: Born from 2011 to 2013

ATOM: Born in 2009 or 2010

PEEWEE: Born in 2007 or 2008

BANTAM: Born in 2005 or 2006


Stay Conditioned Program for Elite Players 

The Stay Conditioned Elite Offseason Hockey Program is intended for players who have played at the AA--AAA level in the 2018-19 hockey season. The intention of the program is to provide participants with an opportunity to build on their development from the 18-19 hockey season throughout the offseason as they prepare for the 2019-2020 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 (4) 60 minute practices
  • June (4) 60 minute practices
  • July (9) 60 minute practices
  • August (3) 60 minute practices
  • 20 Hours of Total Ice
  • Cost: $450 (Includes Applicable Fees, Hockey Sweater and T-Shirt)
  • Date: May 6th-August 8th, 2019
  • Location: First Nations Arena Rink 1&2
  • Session 1: Peewee(07-08) 
  • Session 2: Bantam (05-06) 
  • Maximum Enrollment: 12 Forwards, 8 Defensemen, 3 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 eight 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 22-26, 2019.  This is a technical camp that focusses on teaching camp participants theory and technical skills that will lead to becoming 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 Applicable Fees and Hockey Sweater)
  • Dates: July 22-26, 2019
  • Times: 5-6:30pm
  • Location: First Nations Arena Rink 1
  • 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.  We have added an on-ice video component to the camp to help students visually get a better understanding of their game.

  • Cost: $425 (Includes Applicable Fees, Hockey Sweater and T-Shirt)
  • Dates: August 19-23, 2019
  • Time: Session 1 10:15-11:45am (2009-2011) 
  • Time: Session 2 11:45-1:15pm (2006-2009) 
  • Location: Tournament Center Rink 2
  • Novice/Atom/Peewee Goalies
  • Maximum Enrollment: 12 goalies per session *75% FULL*

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.

  • Cost: $200
  • Dates: August 13-15, 2019
  • Location: Tournament Centre Rink 1
  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Players born: 2005-2008 
  • Maximum Enrollment: 20

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 Applicable Fees and Hockey Sweater)
  • Dates: August 13-15, 2019
  • Location: Tournament Centre Rink 1
  • Time: 5-7pm
  • Bantam: (2005-2006)
  • Maximum Enrollment: 20 
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