Looking to make a breakthrough in your skiing before the season begins? Consider joining a GMVS Junior Development camp. Throughout the year, GMVS offers several camps for aspiring ski racers who want to gain important technical and tactical skills, or experience GMVS first hand. We offer a variety of opportunities throughout the year when you can visit the GMVS campus, train at our amazing facilities, and/or travel with our coaches and racers.

2024-2025 Camps

Les Deux Alps Summer Race Camp

Les Deux Alps – June 17-26

If you are interested in participating in this camp, please contact Megan Mikell.

  • On-Snow Time: Six days on snow with one off day
  • Discipline: Primarily Giant Slalom (GS), though participants are advised to bring both pairs of skis
  • Estimated Cost: $3,000 per participant, similar to price of the Mammoth camp
  • Details: Transportation arrangements entail flying from either Montreal (YUL) or Boston (BOS) to Geneva (GEN), with an estimated flight cost of $1,100. This will be a supervised camp, with participants traveling and staying with coaches.
  • All participants must be current members of U.S. Ski & Snowboard

BigSnow Indoor Skiing

Camp Dates 2024: July 18 – 19, August 8 – 9


Open to U14s and under, these indoor summer camps are designed to provide SL training opportunities in a constraint-based environment. Our goal for these high mileage indoor private training blocks is to establish and develop the fundamentals of skiing including fore/aft balance, carving, and pole plants (among other skills), as well as a SL skill sets in a variety of gate training elements.

  • Each session will run for the duration of the 2-hour training block.
  • Families are responsible for their own transportation, and room and board.
  • All participants must be current members of U.S. Ski & Snowboard.

Camp Cost:

  • Camp registration fee: $550/camp. Non-refundable. The camp fee is based on 30 participants.
  • The price for the camp is subject to change, if fewer than 30 athletes register.

Daily Camp Schedule:

     8:30 am Meet at BigSnow (outside the parking lot entrance)
     9:30 – 11:30 am On-snow session
     11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch break
     12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Dynamic stretching, agility, and core
     1:30 pm Athlete pickup

Sunday River Race Camp (November 23-26, 2024)

Camp Dates: November 23-26, 2024 

Open to U10s and older, this camp is designed to provide early season, on-snow mileage focused on technical free skiing. The goal of this camp is to get athletes back on snow and work on fundamental skills including fore/aft balance, carving, and pole plants (among other skills).

Estimated Camp Cost: $850 – Does not include lift tickets, lodging or food.

Holiday Race Camp (December 18-20, 2024)

Camp Dates 2024: December 18-20, 2024 | Stay Tuned for Registration

This three-day high-volume training opportunity is open to U.S. Ski and Snowboard and Alpine Canada registered U12 and U14 racers and will be focused on technical free skiing, as well as Slalom and Giant Slalom drills and exercises.

The daily schedule is packed with activities that will jumpstart the young ski racer’s season. Each day will include a technical free ski block and a gate-training block on the famed Kelly Brush Race Area. After skiing, campers will go to the GMVS campus for physical conditioning and U.S. Ski and Snowboard SkillsQuest-Fitness testing, video analysis, tuning, and tuning clinics in the Racing Performance Center (GMVS’ world-class athletic facility). 

The Holiday Race Camp coaching staff is primarily made up of full-time GMVS coaches—many of whom are former national team coaches or athletes. We hope to conclude the Holiday Race Camp experience with the Hobart Memorial Holiday Open U12/U14 race. Stay tuned for further details.

Tentative Daily Camp Schedule

8:30am – 3:00pm: On snow at Sugarbush Resort’s Mt. Ellen

3:00pm – 6:00pm: Evening activities including goal setting, guest speakers, SkillsQuest, regen, and more.

6:00pm Day camper pick up. Dinner for overnight campers followed by activities.

8:30pm- 9pm Lights out for overnight campers.

Camp Cost:

$750 – Day Camper; Does not include lift tickets, lodging or food.

$1400 – Overnight Camper; Includes lodging and meals (no lift ticket). Campers will lodge with a GMVS staff member at the Mad River Barn Inn. Breakfast will be served at the Inn. Lunch and dinner will be at GMVS.

Race entries for the Holiday Hobart Open are not included in camp cost.

Power Race Camps (Multiple Sessions Available)

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Camp Dates:

January 7-9, 2025 (SL Focus)

February 4-6, 2025 (GS Focus)

March 11-13, 2025 (SL Focus) —

These three-day camps are designed to be intense training periods, focusing on one discipline at a time, aligned with the NVC race schedule. Camps run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and include a comprehensive technical progression with video analysis and timing. These camps are designed for U12 and U14 athletes. U10s may be accepted with coach’s recommendations. For possible housing for these camps, please Megan Mikell ([email protected]).

2023-2024 Camp Cost: $600 – Does not include lunch or lift ticket

Meet Our Junior Development Program Director and Assistant Director

Megan Mikell

Junior Race Program Director

Megan joined the GMVS staff in the fall of 2008. She grew up in Derby, VT and fell in love with ski racing as a member of the Jay Peak Ski Club. Megan holds B.A. degrees in Recreation Management and Business Administration from Lyndon State. She’s done a variety of things during her time at GMVS in addition to being a part of the alpine staff including coaching soccer, teaching an elective and dorm parenting for nine years. Megan now lives in Warren, VT with her husband, daughter Zula, dog and chickens. She enjoys hiking, gardening and traveling.