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Ice Hockey Camps

Cranbrook Summer Hockey Camp will take place at Wallace Ice Arena on campus under the direction of Head Coach John LaFontaine. The goal of this camp is to improve each player’s overall skating as well as the development of individual skills and have FUN.

Camp Details

(Year of Birth 2009-2014)

COVID-19 Update
At a minimum, Cranbrook’s COVID-related protocols will comply with applicable State of Michigan mandates and align with Oakland Country Health Division and American Camp Association. As we progress through the pandemic and towards the summer season, we may alter, cancel, or replace certain aspects of camp. If we do, this web page will be updated and registrants will be notified by email. Depending on the severity of a change, we may offer registrants a full refund should the adjustment not suit their interest. Otherwise, our regular cancellation policy remains in effect. You may view a summary of the policy in the Tuition & Fees section below or read the full policy in the Enrollment Agreement during the registration process.

General Information

  • Three hours daily on ice instruction for four days
  • Dynamic skating with and without pucks
  • Team concepts, timing drills, and small games
  • Emphasis on balance, agility, quickness, power and technique
  • Off ice training, nutrition seminar, instructional videos
  • Full protective equipment is required; must bring personal equipment
  • No goalie instruction provided
  • 8:00 AM: Drop off
  • 8:30 AM: First On Ice Session
  • 10:00 AM: Off Ice Session
  • 11:30 AM: Lunch
  • 12:30 PM: Second On Ice Session
  • 2:00 PM: Pick up
Required Equipment to Bring
  1. Full protective ice hockey equipment
  2. T-shirt
  3. Gym shorts
  4. Tennis shoes
  5. Athletic socks
  6. Water bottle
Players are divided into groups. Each group will be assigned a counselor who will stay with the respective group all day.

Campers must bring a lunch in a lunch box or clearly marked bag. A few snacks are recommended (power bars). Concessions are not available. Vending machines available for drinks and snacks.

Tuition and Fees
  • Tuition
    • $385 per session
  • Fees
    • Cancellation Fee: $50 per week prior to 21 days of session start date. No refund within 21 days.
    • Rush Enrollment Fee: $35 per session within 21 days of session start date
    • Late Payment Fee: 10% of balance 21 days prior to session start date
  • Tuition Includes
    • Camp Jersey
    • Camp T-shirt
  • Options Available:
    • Monthly Payment Plan: $0
Questions? Contact Special and Summer Programs at summer@cranbrook.edu, (248) 645-3674, or use our Contact Us form.

Dates, Times & Locations

W5: July 19 - July 22, 2021 (Mites & Squirts)
W6: July 26 - July 29, 2021 (Squirts & PeeWee)

Mites (DOB 2013-2014)
Squirts (DOB 2011-2012)
PeeWee (DOB 2009-2010)

Wallace Ice Arena

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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  • Daily Schedule

    9:30am - 9:45amDrop off
    9:40am - 10:00amPrep time
    10:00am - 11:20amOn ice
    11:20am - 11:40amPrep time
    11:40am - 12:30pmOff ice
    12:30pm - 1:10pmLunch
    1:10pm - 1:30pmPrep time
    1:30pm - 2:50pmOn ice
    2:50pm - 3:15pmPick up

Meet Your Coaches!

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  • John LaFontaine, Camp Director

    •            Coach Cranbrook Boys Varsity Hockey
    •            Former Head Coach Muskegon Lumberjacks/USHL
    •            Former Head Coach Wichita Falls/ NAHL
    •            Former Head Coach Shattuck St. Mary's
  • Terry Brooks, Camp Instructor

    • Cranbrook Head Coach Girls Varsity Hockey, retired
    • Professional hockey school instructor for over 30 years
  • Tom Mannino, Camp Instructor

    • Current Head Coach Walled Lake Western Boys Varsity Hockey and Meijers U16 AAA
    • Former 1st round pick of the London Knights (OHL)
    • Current professional scout
    • Owner of Mannino Hockey School