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AIRBAG & WATER RAMP Camps

Weekly camps are 3 days each week - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  Camps will include water ramps and airbag sessions. Pick the weeks that work for you!

These camps are designed to offer the best possible training window for athletic development at an affordable cost. With a specific goal in mind these camps are the best place to achieve it. Whether you participate in one camp or several throughout the summer, we firmly believe that each athlete will be given the best possible training experience in this camp environment. Camps will include a goal setting session, 1 rest day off, 5 Trampoline, 6 Water Ramp / Airbag sessions, building skill sets to meet the specific goals of each athlete… and it’ll be super fun, too! A UOP Daily Pass/Season Pass is required.

  • Weeks Offered: June 15 -September 13
  • Schedule:
    • June 15 - Aug 15: Tues (9:00-4:00pm), Thurs (9:00-4:00pm), Frid (12:00-6:00pm)
    • Aug 16 - Sept 13: Fri, Sat, Sun (12:00-6:00pm)
  • Ages: 8+ years
  • Participant Maximum: 12
  • *Cost: starts at $370 (buy multiple weeks and save 3-18%)

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Weekly Camp Focus
Start Date Camp Focus
June 16 Regional PNP
June 30 Girls only
July 7 Local PNP
July 14 Regional PNP
July 21 Big Mountain
July 28 Freeski All
August 4 Regional PNP
August 11 Freeski All
August 25 Big Mountain
September 1 Regional PNP
September 8 Freeski All
Weekly Camp Schedule

*Schedule changes to Fri,Sat,Sun after Aug 15

Tuesday Thursday Friday
  • 9:30-10:30 Goals & Warmup
  • 10:30-1200 Water Ramping
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch (not provided)
  • 1:00-2:00 Trampoline
  • 2:00-2:30 Suit Up
  • 2:30-4:00 Water Ramping
  • 9:00-10:00 Trampoline
  • 10:00-10:30 Suit Up
  • 10:30-12:00 Water Ramping
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch (not provided)
  • 1:00-2:00 Trampoline
  • 2:00-4:00 Airbag
  • 12:00-1:00 Trampoline
  • 1:00-3:00 Airbag
  • 3:00-4:00 Trampoline and/or Lunch (not provided)
  • 4:00-6:00 Airbag
NOTE: The Airbag is an advanced feature, designed for experienced skiers and snowboarders, starting with a 45’ gap, there is no beginner area. If you are concerned about difficulty, we recommend contacting a coach or signing up for water ramp sessions. We reserve the right to move athlete sessions to the water ramps if we feel participants are not ready for the airbag.
 

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Airbag & Water Ramp Drop-Ins (View Schedule)

Drop-in sessions are offered for Water Ramp and Airbag to enhance your Summer Camp or to offer training when the Camp is not an option - for Winter School or Post Grad athletes or those with scheduling conflicts for the Camps.

  • Weeks Offered: June 15 - October 4
  • Schedule (Schedule subject to change after Aug 16)
    • Airbag: Mon 2:45-6:00pm, Wed 2:45-6:00pm, Thurs 12:45-4:00pm, Fri 12:00-3:00pm & 3:00-6:00pm
    • Water Ramp: Tues 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00-4:00pm & 3:00-6:00pm, Thurs 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Ages: 8+ years
  • Participant Maximum: 18 (Airbag), 25 (Water Ramp)
  • Cost: starts at $90 (Buy 3 or more at the same time and save 27.5%-44%, so plan ahead!)

NOTE: The Airbag is an advanced feature, designed for experienced skiers and snowboarders, starting with a 45’ gap, there is no beginner area. If you are concerned about difficulty, we recommend contacting a coach or signing up for water ramp sessions. We reserve the right to move athlete sessions to the water ramps if we feel participants are not ready for the airbag.
 

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INLINE ROLLER BLADING

This Summer program is a great opportunity to cross train, rollerblading skills translate well into skiing skills, especially on rails.  Lead by PCSS Coach Jason Stinsmen, Inline Skate Pro, former X-Games and World Record holder skater.

  • Weeks Offered: May 21 - Aug 16
  • Schedule: Tues & Thurs, 6:00-7:30pm
  • Ages: 8+ years
  • Cost: $300

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Big Mountain Early Bird - Summer Water Ramps

Intended to be included in the Winter Program Fees, anyone enrolled in this camp will get the full credit towards their winter Big Mountain tuition!

  • Dates: July 7th & 9th, TBD
  • Cost: Included with Winter Registration
  • Schedule: 8:30am - 4:00pm
  • Cost: $265 (100% credit available towards winter tuition)

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DAY 1

8:30am - Meet on the main floor of the UOP Legacy Center (day lodge)
9:00am - Trampoline Training
10:00am - Suit up and Dry Ramp
10:30am - Water Ramp Training
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Trampoline Training
2:00pm - Suit up
2:30pm - Water Ramp Training
4:00pm - Finish the day

DAY 2

8:30am - Meet on the main floor of the UOP Legacy Center (day lodge)
9:00am - Trampoline Training
10:00am - Suit up and Dry Ramp
10:30am - Water Ramp Training
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Trampoline Training
2:00pm - Airbag Training
4:00pm - Finish the day


Big Mountain Airbag & Water Ramp Camps
 

See program description above.

  • Dates:  July 21-25, August 28-30
  • Schedule: Tuesday (9:00-4:00pm)Thursday (9:00-4:00pm), Friday (12:00-6:00pm)
  • Ages: 8+ years
  • Participant Maximum: 15
  • Cost: starts at $370 (buy multiple weeks and save 3-18%)

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Big Mountain Fly Fishing Camp 

The camp will provide students with hands-on experience in fly-fishing. The first session will cover equipment, techniques, flies, knots and casting. The second day will be held on a local stream. There you will learn about reading water, fly presentation, and understanding which flies trout key upon depending on the season and conditions. This will allow you to select appropriate flies before putting your new found skills to the test. Our goal is to not only leave you with a great foundation but to help you enjoy the many aspects of fishing with a fly wherever you go fishing.

Items provided - lunch, tippet, leaders, fly box, 12 flies for the on water day. Items required but not supplied - fly rod, fly reel, waders, wading boots, sunscreen, backpack, water bottle, sunglasses, valid Utah fishing license. The fly fishing learning curve is not an easy task, with patience and great listening skills you will pick up the foundations fairly quickly. There can be frustrations and we will work through those to get you the best experience and basic skills to take you on rivers all over the world. Once you get the technique down you will have it for life.

  • Dates: July 6th & 8th
  • Cost: $250

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Big Mountain Uintas Camping Trip

This is a very fun trip to go camping in the mountains. Camping is known to contribute to good health and helps individuals develop self-reliance and resourcefulness.  It is also known to enhance spiritual growth along with contributing to social development. This trip will be leaving Friday afternoon and returning Sunday evening.  We will be hiking into the Uinta Wilderness (destination to be determined). Camping will be in a set destination and setting up a basecamp and then on Saturday, hiking to various nearby lakes.   Athletes will learn essential backpacking skills including trip planning, site selection, nutrition and food preparation, navigation, weather and environmental awareness, basic survival skills, and equipment selection.  Activities will include fishing, cooking, swimming, hiking, and stargazing. Skills obtained will be GPS navigation, backcountry cooking, fire making(if allowed), fishing techniques/fish identification, plant and tree identification, backcountry safety and leave no trace. Items included - meals (athlete will carry in his/her pack), itinerary (route) first aid kit, Garmin in reach emergency satellite communication system. Not included but required - sleeping bag, sleeping pad, blow up pillow, water bottle, collapsible bowl and eating utensils, tent, hiking boots, 2 pairs of socks, hiking clothes pants/shorts, rain gear, backpack, warm hat/gloves, sunscreen, fishing gear (if interested).  

  • Dates: July 10-12
  • Cost: $315

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Mountain Biking

Park City has 400 miles of trails, come experience the joy of the mountains through biking with passionate PCSS Coaches. The perfect cross training for our winter programs of the same focus and caliber. Our Mountain Bike Program is offered in 2 formats which allows you the flexibility to choose what works best for your athlete.

  • Dates: Jun 15 - Aug 7
  • Schedule: Mon - Thurs, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Ages: 8+ years
  • Cost: $180 per session 
Session Options
  • Week Long Camps (4 consecutive days) - Weekly camps offer a sample of the different aspects of mountain biking. 2 days of XC trails, 1 day skill focus, and 1 day gravity focus
  • Once a Week (4 days, 1 day per week)  - Allows a focused approach on the style of riding that your athlete prefers. For example choose Mondays and you will get 4 XC training sessions, choose Thursdays and you will get 4 gravity sessions at Woodward.
Schedule Details
  • Mondays 9:00am-12:00pm - Training will begin and end at the Park City Mountain Resort. XC trails focus.
  • Tuesdays 9:00am-12:00pm - Training will begin and end at Trailside Bike Park. Bike handling and skills focus. Gravity fundamentals focus.
  • Wednesdays 9:00am-12:00pm - Training will begin and end at the Utah Olympic Park. XC trails focus.
  • Thursdays 10:00am-2:00pm - Training will begin and end at Woodward Gravity fundamentals focus. Woodward Membership or Daily Lift Access Pass is required but not included, we can offer a 20% discount code to Woodward.

NOTE: All Programs will begin and end with a bicycle/equipment safety check and Warm-up/Cool-down routine. Rides and training will be led by PCSS trained and First Aid certified coaches with the help of assistant coaches.

Training Groups
  • Level 1: Braking, shifting gears, getting on and off the bike safely, basic body positions (level pedals, chicken elbows), balance, vision. Rides include various routes in the surrounding Park City area
  • Level 2: More body position, negotiating turns and small drops, more balance, getting on and off the bike safely in a pinch. Rides include variations of more challenging terrain and features.
  • Level 3: Body position fore, aft, center. Jump set and flight control, negotiating hairpin turns and drops, more balance, cornering, moving the bike beneath you, line choice.
Bikes & Equipment

Having the appropriate equipment is the most important part of the learning experience. We suggest taking your bike to a local bike shop for a tune before your camp begins. We recommend bikes with at least 9 gears in the rear derailleur, disc brakes, and a front fork with at least 100mm of travel. It is important to come prepared  for your ride. Well maintained bikes, protection, water, and proper snacks to maintain energy are vital to make the experience.  This is a learning environment and coming prepared will make all the difference in what you get out of your training.

Required Equipment
  • Properly maintained bike ( Wheel Size 24” and up) 
  • Helmet, Gloves
  • Water Bottle or Hydration Pack
  • Spare Tube and/or Patch Kit
  • Healthy Snacks
Suggested Equipment
  • Layering pieces (rain jacket, long sleeve jersey, etc.)
  • Protection - Full Face Helmet, knee pads, elbow pads, on gravity days
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
Proper Snacks
  • Trail Mix
  • Protein Bars
  • Energy Gels, Energy Gummies
  • Ham or Turkey Sandwich
*Contact Hatch Haslock with questions.
 

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Big Mountain Argentina/Sass Global Travel Ski Camp

Under the current travel restrictions this camp is unavailable and we will continue to monitor the circumstances to see if this can take place and the registration be enabled at some point.

This is a 8 day skiing camp in Argentina at Cero Catedral resort. The goal at SASS Argentina is to give our athletes as many options as possible every day with the main objective of putting you in the best terrain and snow conditions available. Every morning they put together groups at a maximum of a 5 to 1 client to guide ratio taking into consideration personal goals and desires as well as skill level. They make sure groups are consistent and on the same page. Options may include lapping the trees on a pow day, hiking for open lines or couloirs, building a backcountry jump, skinning/touring into the backcountry, avalanche awareness courses, line selection/terrain management practice, hitting cliffs or simply cruising the whole mountain with a fun crew. All you have to do is be sure to discuss your goals and desires with The Mountain Operations Director, jump into the right group and follow your guide.  We shred from open to close every day (conditions depending). SASS guides’ knowledge of the terrain and understanding of the mountains allow you to know that you will be taking advantage of every minute. Booking for this trip is starting now we need at least 6 athletes to make this trip worthwhile.  You can find all the information on https://www.sassglobaltravel.com/argentina/   Please take a look and we will  be joining Sass for session 2. This camp is extremely fun, beautiful and all athletes involved last summer improved their skills immensely.  For further information consult Beckey at SASS.

  • Dates: July 31 - August 9
  • Cost: TBD

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Park & Pipe On-Snow Camps
 

Camp Dates Days on Snow Focus Cost
Mt. Hood, OR July 5-12 6 Skill Acquisition $1450
Mt. Hood, OR July 26 - Aug 2 6 Large Jumps/ Slopestyle $1450
Perisher, Australia UNAVAILABLE 9 New Tricks to Snow TBD
Saas Fee, Switzerland UNAVAILABLE 8-10 Big Jump Focus TBD
Mt. Hood, OR (July 5-12)

Mount Hood camp 1 is a day style camp, designed for various park and pipe skill levels with a focus on Regional Team and all Halfpipe athletes. The camp will be focused on small/medium jumps and rails to work on a well rounded ski skill base and to do tricks recently learned at the UOP. The camp will also include pipe training to work on lines through the pipe, amplitude, and new tricks to complete the well balanced skier. (pricing includes access to Windells campus and the Timberline Ski Resort)

*Camp Pricing is based on 10 athletes and 2 coaches, 10 athlete minimum for the camp

Mt. Hood, OR (July 26 - Aug 2)

Mount Hood camp 2 is a day style camp, designed for the International and National team levels to get some on-snow training. The camp will be focused on Large jumps and rail features to prepare for the upcoming 2021 Futures tour and Nor-Am circuits as well as taking new tricks learned at the UOP to snow. (pricing includes access to Windells campus and the Timberline Ski Resort)

* Camp Pricing is based on 10 athletes and 2 coaches, 10 athlete minimum for the camp

Perisher, Australia

Under the current travel restrictions this camp is unavailable and we will continue to monitor the circumstances to see if this can take place and the registration be enabled at some point.

The Park City of Australia. Largest ski area and one of the best parks in the southern hemisphere offers training for athletes of any skill level. Small, Medium, and Large lines for diverse jump training along with a huge selection of rails make it a great opportunity to develop your slopestyle run for the upcoming season. Designed to give your athlete the chance to take their newly learned tricks to snow. Don’t miss out.

Saas Fee, Switzerland

Under the current travel restrictions this camp is unavailable and we will continue to monitor the circumstances to see if this can take place and the registration be enabled at some point.

Saas Fee offers primarily big jump focused training. This is a great opportunity to bring airbag tricks to snow before the season starts in Utah. Please speak with your direct coach to see if this trip is right for you.
 

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Chris 'Hatch' Haslock

Chris 'Hatch' Haslock

Freeski Director

Phone: 801-550-1309