2018 Sass Peepre National Junior Training Camp
August 15-16 at Whitehorse, Yukon
For many years, the Sass Peepre Junior Development Committee has organized an annual training camp for juniors from across Canada. Junior athletes of all abilities from 11 to 20 years of age are invited to participate in this camp, which always has amazing volunteer coaches coming from the ranks of the Senior National Team, High Performance Programme athletes, ex-national team members, and parents wanting to help their kids.
Our 2018 National Junior Training Camp will be held at the Mt McIntyre Recreation Centre in Whitehorse, Yukon.
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CALLING ALL COACHES, COOKS AND HELPERS!!
As usual, we are looking for volunteers to coach, cook, drive, and generally help out (e.g. supervise younger kids at bedtime).
COACHES: If you are worried about tiring yourself out or getting injured at camp, then consider offering to help part time instead of full time. Of course we’d love to have as many HPP folks to coach as possible, but we do not want to risk affecting your potential to reach your competitive goals. On the plus side, remember that coaching does give you insights into O skills.
We need adults to volunteer to help coach at all levels from beginner to advanced. We also need adults to volunteer to help prepare the meals (1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 supper). Whether you are a National Team athlete (either current or past), or a parent of a camp participant, please consider offering your time, as this camp relies 100% on volunteers.
All adult volunteers will receive free room and board at the camp. Sorry – no honoraria! But you’ll be making a big contribution to the Canadian orienteering scene and have fun while doing so!
If you have a vehicle, you will be asked to help with transporting participants the short distance to training sessions. If necessary, we’ll have a rental van as well, to eliminate shuttling.
Contact Kitty to join the camp!