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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 2008-2013)

COVID-19 Update
After thoughtful consideration, we canceled Ice Hockey Camp for Summer 2020.

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
  • 9:30 AM: Drop off
  • 9:40 AM: Prep time
  • 10:00 AM: On ice
  • 11:20 AM: Prep time
  • 11:40 AM: Off ice / Video Sessions
  • 12:40 PM: Lunch
  • 1:10 PM: Prep time
  • 1:30 PM: On ice
  • 2:50 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: Rush Enrollment within 21 days of session start date $35
  • Includes: Camp Jersey; Camp T-shirt
  • Options: Monthly Payment Plan
Questions? Contact Special and Summer Programs at summer@cranbrook.edu, (248) 645-3674, or use our Contact Us form.

Dates, Times & Locations

Mites (DOB 2012-2013): July 13 - July 16, 2020
Squirts (DOB 2010-2011): July 20 - July 23, 2020
PeeWee (DOB 2008-2009): July 27 - July 30, 2020

Wallace Ice Arena

9:30 AM - 3:00 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