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Registration

When can I register for Vancouver Hockey School camps? What is the best way to guarantee a spot at Vancouver Hockey School?

We have invested in a very secure and advanced on-line registration system. Costumers create an account using a username and password. You can pay your balance with Visa or Mastercard, receive camp confirmation, and print a receipt.

My son is very advanced for his age. I would like him to skate in an older group so he is challenged. Is this possible?

No, we have a strict policy in having players skate above their own age group. The majority of our camps focus heavily on the individual skill of skating. Therefore, players can develop and skate at their own pace within their own age group. We find moving players to a higher age group actually hinders their development as they spend a majority of the class trying to “keep up” rather then “developing” proper skating mechanics and hockey techniques.

What is Vancouver Hockey School’s refund policy? What is Registration Insurance?

Yes, we accept goalies at our spring and summer camps. To register as a goalie, please contact our office at 604.723.4625.

What is Vancouver Hockey School’s refund policy?

All camp registrations are non-refundable and final transactions unless registration insurance was purchased. No exceptions.

What is Registration Insurance?

Registration Insurance gives you peace of mind. In the case that you cannot attend the camp you registered for due to injury, scheduling etc. you will receive a full credit for the camp minus the camp insurance fee (up to 15 days prior to the camp start date only). Credits are NOT OFFERED to those who do not purchase registration insurance.

We are unable to make every date and time at the camp we registered for. Can we have the camp pro-rated?

No, we only accept a select number of students into each camp. Therefore, once you have been confirmed into a camp that spot is yours for the duration of the camp whether you attend or not. You may have a player who qualifies for the camp replace you at the discretion of Vancouver Hockey School directors, however, you will receive no discount, refund, or credit for the camp.

Camps

Do Derek Popke and Yogi Svejkovsky teach at the Prep Camps?

Yes, Derek Popke and Yogi Svejkovsky instruct at each week of the Rep Prep Camps. Each group will see Derek and Yogi at different times throughout the week. Each member of the VHS professional coaching staff is trained and certified under Derek and Yogi. Derek and Yogi design all practice plans for VHS’ camps in order to ensure the highest level of instruction for each participant.

My child is really advanced for his age. Can he move up a group?

We have a strict policy in having players skate above their own age group. The majority of our camps focus heavily on the individual skill of skating. Therefore, players can develop and skate at their own pace within their own age group. We find moving players to a higher age group actually hinders their development as they spend a majority of the class trying to “keep up” rather then “developing” proper skating mechanics and general hockey skills.

Are goalies present at your camps?

Yes, we do our best to insure goalies are present at our summer camps. If you are a goalie and would like to participate, please contact Vancouver Hockey School.

Am I able to change Rep Prep Camp weeks once I have already registered?

Yes, you can change camp weeks, however, there is a $25.00 administration charge.

Where can I get a full schedule for the camp?

Camp schedules are emailed to participants at least 2 weeks prior to camp.

Do you accept goalies at your camps?

Yes, we accept goalies at our spring and summer camps. To register as a goalie, please contact our office at 604.723.4625.

Where do most of your camps and clinics take place?

Yes, we accept goalies at our spring and summer camps. To register as a goalie, please contact our office at 604.723.4625.

Defenseman Camp

What is the on-ice format of the defenseman camp?

Defence is a very complex position. With this in mind, this is a technical camp with a lot of verbal instruction and demonstration. Positional skills are broken-down with students performing tasks with high repetition. Small group stations allow students to receive plenty of feedback throughout the week.

I’m a forward, can I still attend?

Yes, this is a great opportunity for players to evolve their overall game. Learning the defensive zone allows players to better understand the game and improve their skill set.

Where can I get a full schedule for the program?

The full schedule will be emailed to students prior to the camp start date.