Benchmark Hockey is hosting a 4-day, 3-night, Team Camp for the Yale Jr. Bulldogs that will be held at South Kent School. The goal of the camp is to provide the Yale Jr. Bulldogs the opportunity to develop their hockey skills on and off the ice in preparation for the season.
Camp Dates and Hours
The camp will be held August 14-17, 2022. Campers will arrive at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
Location and Amenities
The camp will be held at South Kent School. The facilities that the camp will use are Brown Gymnasium, John and Sandi Farr Field, Fathers Field, Guilder Dormitory, and the Admiral James and Sybil Stockdale arena.
Activities at the Camp
Yale Jr. Bulldogs will have 9 hours of on-ice instruction with their coaches, and many different off-ice activities. On-ice and off-ice activities will be organized and supervised by the team coaches in coordination with the staff at Benchmark Hockey.
Off-ice activities could include stick handling games, shooting skill work, basketball, spike ball, corn hole, team building, dodge ball, whiffle ball, kick ball, soccer, frisbee, swimming, fishing, golf, street hockey, and much much more.
On-ice activities: will be determined by the team coaches.
Equipment, Clothing, Bedding, and Overnight Supplies Required.
Full hockey equipment is required. All campers need to bring their own off-ice workout gear (shorts, sneakers and t-shirt). South Kent School does not have a Pro-Shop so please prepare in advance. Skate sharpening will be available.
Some things to bring:
For the Room:
Bath and Bedding:
Toiletry items (e.g., toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, etc.)
Comforter or quilt
Sheets (XL twin size bed)
For the camp:
Athletic Clothing (4 days of: socks, shorts, pants, shirts, etc.)
Two pairs of athletic shoes
Camp Health Forms
Upon receipt of camper’s application and payment, campers will then be asked to submit a copy of their most recent physical (within 36 months). Immunizations must be up to date (it is usually just a box that can be checked on the physical form). If the child requires medication to be administered during the camp, we need permission. An Authorization for the Administration of Medication form must be completed and signed by the health care provider and the parent/guardian.
What a typical day could look like:
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 am On-Ice Session 1
10:45 – 11:45am Off-Ice Activity Stations
12:45-1:45 pm Off-Ice Activity Stations
2:00-3:30pm On-Ice Session 2
4:45 – 5:45pm Recreation activites (e.g., swimming, golf, fishing, Street Hockey, etc.)
6:00 – 6:30pm Dinner
6:45 – 8:30pm Movies, Team Building, Dorm Activities
8:30 – 9:00pm Nightime Routine
9:15 PM Lights Out in the Dorm