10th Annual Banff Thanksgiving Camp Nov. 21th - 25th 2016

Cost includes lifts, coaching activities plus lodging and transport by family

Please join us once again for this family friendly ski-racing camp over Thanksgiving week (November 21 – 25, 2016).  This camp is best suited for our young athletes wishing to get a head start on the season.  Utilizing ski drills and modern progressions emphasizing balance, stance and techniques your young athlete will have a definitive advantage early in the race season.   Starting with free skiing we progress to brush gates, stubbies and full size gates.  We make sure everyone is having fun along the way!

We have a private training lane at Mount Norquay (not open to the public). Mt. Norquay is located 10 minutes from the Douglas Fir Hotel in Banff where most of our families stay.  We are currently negotiating with the Douglas Fir Resort for a Rooming Block with discounted pricing.   One bedroom and one bedroom w/loft and other configurations are available accommodations. All rooms have full kitchens, there is a heated garage for tuning/waxing, indoor pool, hot tubs, fitness center and water slides….Fun!  All at a very reasonable rate.

Eligibility:   U10-U14 athletes.  U8 skiers may be considered.                     

When:       November 21 – 25 (training), Saturday November 26th   (World Cup/travel  home).  Arrival is Sunday November 20;Banff is approximately 4.5-5 hours from Whitefish or 1 hour west of Calgary.

Where:      Banff, Alberta Canada (Mount Norquay Ski Area).  Passports for travel maybe needed.

Training:    GS and SL technique/tactics

Cost:          The camp fee is $729.00 not including transportation to Banff, housing or food other than lunch on training days.  Our costs will include skiing, training/coaching, lunch on training days, wax/tuning clinic, daily video lesson, team activities, access to the Men’s World Cup Downhill race is FREE.   

Lodging:   Douglas Fir…details to come. 

Contact:  Richard Kramer, head coach          406-250-9786


Sign-Up:    $200.00 deposit due September 30, 2016.  Mail to:  Alpine Race Camps, LLC, PO Box 1664, Whitefish, MT  59937.


Weekday Training Options: 1,2 and 3-Day/Week Midweek Training

Cost       1 day/week: $315      2 days/week: $630      3 days/week: $945

We are currently working on finalizing the days and times for weekday training. We hope to have this information published by September 30.


Panorama Fall Camps (Available U14 and older)

Dates and Prices TBA


The Academy camps are a series of on snow camps early Nov. to mid Dec. staged at Panorama Resort. We are planning for three 3-day camps. These camps are available to U14 and older athletes looking to get a solid early start to the race season. These camps are planned as a progression. Our team will be training alongside elite racers from US, Canada and overseas. Camp cost includes coaching, lodging, food & activities. Lift tickets will be an additional cost.  If you are interested contact Kurt or Roy asap so you are included in the planning. Academy Program has coach cost included and will be discounted accordingly.