JUNIOR IDENTIFICATION CURLING CAMPS
CurlManitoba will be holding Identification Curling Camps for young curlers to be evaluated and selected for CurlManitoba’s Jr. High Performance Curling Programs in Winnipeg and Parkland for the 2022-23 season. The Identification Curling Camps are open to all female and male curlers who 21 years of age or younger. The cost to attend a camp is $42.00 person (incl. GST). The fee will cover ice time and the evaluation process.
All interested athletes with the exception of current CurlManitoba junior program members (Jr. HP and Jr. Development) can attend an Identification Curling Camp. Following the completion of the final Identification Curling Camp, a selection committee comprised of certified and qualified coaches will select the athletes to participate in CurlManitoba’s Junior High Performance Curling Programs for the upcoming 2022-23 season. CurlManitoba will email those athletes who have earned an invitation to the Junior High Performance Curling Programs.
The Junior High Performance Curling Program is for dedicated young curlers (between the ages of 11 to 21 years of age) wanting to train in a competitive and fun environment with the focus on developing individual skills. The program provides a pathway for young curlers who aspire to reach the elite level and who dream to one day represent Canada. It consists of training sessions ranging from sport psychology and mental training, strength and conditioning to technical, position specific, strategy and tactical training. Athletes will receive instruction from qualified and certified instructors, coaches and consultants. “State of the art” technical equipment such as video analysis equipment, wireless speed traps and SMARTBROOMS for brushing analysis will be used. Weekly on-ice training sessions will begin in October and conclude in March. Most sessions will be on-ice however there will be some classroom/webinars as well. CurlManitoba’s Junior High Performance Curling Program will provide a wonderful opportunity for the athlete to:
- Enhance their skill development
- Train with other curlers at or above their skill level
- Work with the top provincial coaches and consultants
During the curling season, the Parkland Junior High Performance Program’s on-ice training sessions are held on Thursdays from 4:45 pm to 6:15 at the Dauphin Curling Club and Winnipeg Junior High Performance Program’s on-ice training sessions are held on Tuesday evenings from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Granite Curling Club.