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.

Meet Our Junior Development Program Director

Sally Utter


GMVS Ski Club Assistant Director

Sally grew up in the Mad River Valley and was a member of the Sugarbush/GMVS Ski Club as a young racers. Sally graduated from GMVS in 1987, was a member of the U.S. Ski Team from 1985 to 1989 and a four-time first-team All-American and NCAA champion, skiing for the University of Vermont. While at UVM she majored in Secondary Education. After coaching U19 boys at GMVS, Sally spent ten years running the Mad River Ski Club before coming to the Sugarbush/GMVS Ski Club during the 2011 season. Sally lives in Waitsfield with her husband, Steve, and their two daughters, Katie and Hannah.

2021-2022 Camps

Big Snow Indoor Skiing


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Open to U8’s and older: These camps are designed to provide early season, on-snow mileage focused on technical free skiing. Lorant Gudasz and Sally Utter will be leading this camp—additional staff will depend on the numbers and ages of participants. 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). Each session will run for the duration of the 2 hour ticket purchased.

  • Families are responsible for their own room and board as well as lift tickets.
  • All participants must be a member of US Ski & Snowboard.

Cost: $85/ per 2-hour on-snow session.

Need min 5/kids per session to run camp.

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Thanksgiving Sunday River Race Camp Nov 20-23, 2021


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Open to U10’s and older, this camp is designed to provide early season, on-snow mileage focused on technical free skiing. Sally Utter will lead this camp—additional staff will depend on the numbers and ages of participants. 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). Camp athletes will meet at 9am and be picked up at 3pm.

  • Families are responsible for their own room and board as well as lift tickets.
  • All campers must be a member of US Ski & Snowboard.
  • For inquiries or questions, please contact Sally Utter at [email protected]

Cost: $600

GMVS Power Term Dec 6-10 2021


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GMVS Power Term is a five day program designed to jumpstart the young ski racer’s season. The five day GMVS Power Term is open to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard and Alpine Canada registered U12 and U14 racers. This high-volume training opportunity will be focused on technical free skiing, Slalom and Giant Slalom gate training and video analysis. 

Power Term athletes will meet at 9am at the GMVS Ski Club and be picked up at 3pm. On hill training under the direction of GMVS coaches will incorporate directed free skiing, drills, gate training and video analysis. 

  • Families are responsible for their own room and board as well as lift tickets.
  • All campers must be a member of US Ski & Snowboard.

Cost: $850

Holiday Race Camp Dec 20-22, 2021


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The three day GMVS Holiday Race Camp is open to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard and Alpine Canada registered U12 and U14 racers. This high-volume training opportunity will focus on technical free skiing, Slalom and Giant Slalom gate training and video analysis. Camp athletes will meet daily at 9am and be picked up at 3pm.

  • Families are responsible for their own room and board as well as lift tickets.
  • All campers must be a member of US Ski & Snowboard.

Cost: $500

Power Race Camps


January 11–13, 2022: GS Focus – REGISTER HERE
February 1-3, 2022: SL Focus – REGISTER HERE
March 8-10, 2022: SL Focus – REGISTER HERE

Registration for all camps is open and closes two weeks prior to the start of each camp.

These three-day camps are designed to be intense training periods, focusing on one discipline at a time. Camps run 9am to 3pm 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 contact Sally Utter at [email protected]

  • Families are responsible for their own room and board as well as lift tickets.
  • All campers must be a member of US Ski & Snowboard.

Cost: $425/camp

2022 Spring and Summer Ski Camps - Coming Soon!


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