2016 Pre Season Camps 

These pre-season camps will sharpen your skills for the 2016/17 season which will be close-at-hand. Training will be SL/GS/SG free skiing and gate training relatively high volume. Focus will be race prep/inspection/tactics for both GS/SG, and SL training. 


August 9-17 | U14-U21 | $1500



October 8-12 | U14-U21 | $800  plus airfare



Save the dates. Prices and registration coming soon

Camp 1.   November 5-13    Open to All Athletes


                Price: TDB

                For more information contact:

                Ron Bonnevie

                Alpine Weekend Program and Bridge Camp Manager & Head U14 Coach



Camp 2:  November 6-20   Open to CVA Athletes Only


                Price: TBD

                For more information contact:

                Kraig Sourbeer

                Alpine Program Director




Summer Camps

Indoor Slalom Camp:  Amnéville France

July 18-27 | U14-U21

The focus of this camp is SL fundamentals with 25-30+ runs in 4 hours of skiing each day translating into 6,500-7,000+ slalom turns in the span of 6 days on snow!

The Snowhall in Amnéville (France) is a year round skiing facility, which has been developed in 2005. With the restaurant located right at the bottom of the facility. The camp and facilities also includes an Olympic size swimming pool, the 'Fitnessium' which is a full size weight and fitness complex, and also access to the Thermapolis, a hot springs/Spa facility with jacuzzi, sauna & a hammam.

Amnéville is an important touristic and thermal town located in the NorthEastern side of France 2.5 hours east of Paris and 2 hours west from Frankfurt (Germany).

Skiing Arena Specs:
Length of the slope: 600m
Vertical drop: 92m 
Degree of slope: 20° to 25°

Here is a video of Julien Lizeroux (World Cup Athlete) Skiing a Slalom course at Snowhall: https://youtu.be/IdY_OdG_-uc

Human Performance: Afternoons will be dedicated to Human Performance educational sessions & recovery sessions within the gym & weight lifting facilities that the Snowhall offers for the camp (details bellow). Recovery sessions will consist of spinning, jogging or swimming within the facilities and the Human Performance sessions will be led by CVA staff while following CVA's Human Performance guidelines; educating athletes on how to properly condition themselves and weight lift.

Staff member & Camp organizer Sean Chatellard speaks fluent French which will make traveling and organisation on site run smoothly.

Contact: Sean Chatellard | schatellard@gocva.com | 720-244-1321

Price: $2100 (airfare not included)


Register Online

Early Summer Training Camps: Mammoth, CA 

Come train with CVA in Mammoth California where the US National Ski team does their early summer training & ski testing!

These camps will sharpen your SG/GS skills for the 2016/17 season which will be close-at-hand. The focus of these camps will be fundamentals, and gate training at a very high volume. Campers will train on snow 4 hours every day of their camp session(s).

Mammoth California offers a unique training environment with a multitude of natural and artificial terrain.  The turnaround time at Mammoth is ideal for early summer SG/GS fundamental training. Mammoth offers more than just skiing, it offers great opportunity to train off the hill in the natural surroundings via hiking, mountain biking. Plus, Mammoth has plenty of facilities for recovery workouts via pool and indoor gym.

Mammoth has a world class setup with all lodging and meals provided in one great package located directly at the base of the mountain at the Mammoth Mountain Inn. Athletes will be able to wake up, warm up, eat, and train with out any transportation in the morning.  

Mammoth Session 1: GS/SG Fundamentals Camp

June 5-15 | U14-U21 

$2650  (Does not include airfare) 



Mammoth by the numbers:   

  • Over 3,100 vertical feet
  • Over 3,500 skiable acres
  • Over 300 days of sunshine per year
  • Top elevation: 11,053 feet
  • Base elevation: 7,953 feet
  • Average snowfall: 400 inches
  • Winter season: approx. Nov. to June

Equipment Testing

CVA will have a full fleet of skis for all to test from most major ski companies. This will give all athletes an opportunity to test skis in a positive environment, and get a good sense of what works for each individual. Athletes will have the option to submit orders for next year after this testing opportunity.




3197 Carrabassett Drive
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947


Fax: 207.237.2213
Email: dsmith@gocva.com