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CCHA Mite Camp

2017 Pre-Season Mite Camp

CCHA Pre-Season Mite Camp is for Boys and/or Girls ages 4 – 9.

Give your skaters a head start on the 2017 season with the CCHA Pre-Season Mite Hockey Camp.   A 6 week camp leading up to the start of the CCHA season.  Camp begins Saturday, Sept. 9th and then is held on every Sunday, (Sept. 17th, 24th, Oct 1st, Oct. 8th,and Oct 15th) at the Chaska Community Center Ice Arena.

Rookie Mite (Pre-K), Termite (K), Mini-Mite (1st grade), Mites (2nd-3rd grade) , Girls Only 6U (K/1st grade) and Girls Only 8U (2nd-3rd grade).  1st-Time Skater (Child is Kindergartner+ or age 5+ and it is their 1st time playing organized hockey), please register your child as a "1st-Time Skater age 5-9".

  • Registration Now Closed - if still interested please contact Jeff Campbell, Mite Camp Director.
  • 6 quality ice touches
  • Camp Jersey Included
  • Cost is $60-$70 depending on age/level

See Below for information on:

  • Help coach/on-ice organize - Volunteers needed
  • Equipment required
  • Free "Hockey Parent 101 Class" presented by HockeyStop

2017 Mite Camp Cost, Dates, Times and Locations

2017 Pre-Season Mite Camp
2017 Pre-Season Mite Camp COST SATURDAY 9/9/2017 CCC1 SUNDAY 9/17/2017 CCC2 SUNDAY 9/24/2017 CCC2 SUNDAY 10/1/2017 CCC2 SUNDAY 10/8/2017 CCC2 SUNDAY 10/15/2017 CCC2
Rookies (pre-k)/1st Time Skaters (K+/5+) $60 1:45-2:30p 12:30-1:15p 12:30-1:15p 12:30-1:15p 12:30-1:15p 12:30-1:15p
Termites (Kindergarten) $60 2:30-3:15p 1:15-2:00p 1:15-2:00p 1:15-2:00p 1:15-2:00p 1:15-2:00p
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Girls Only U6/U8 $70 3:30-4:30p 2:15-3:15p 2:15-3:15p 2:15-3:15p 2:15-3:15p 2:15-3:15p
Mini Mites (1st Graders) $70 4:30-5:30p 3:15-4:15p 3:15-4:15p 3:15-4:15p 3:15-4:15p 3:15-4:15p
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Mites - Gold* (2nd/3rd grade) Last Name A-M $70 5:45-6:45p 4:30-5:30p 4:30-5:30p 4:30-5:30p 4:30-5:30p 4:30-5:30p
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Mites - Purple* (2nd/3rd grade) Last Name N-Z $70 7:00-8:00p 5:45-6:45p 5:45-6:45p 5:45-6:45p 5:45-6:45p 5:45-6:45p
Mites Gold - Last Names A-M (subject to change)
Mites Purple - Last Names N-Z

2017 Pre-Season Mite Camp Registration Guidelines

2017 Pre-Season Mite Camp registrations age guidelines DOB between 7/1/2008 - 6/30/2013

Regular Season Age Classification 2017-2018 for Boys/Girls playing Mites:

  • Rookie Mites (Pre-k boys/girls DOB: 7/1/12 - 6/30/13)
  • Termites (Kindergarten boys/girls DOB: 7/1/11 - 6/30/12)
  • Mini-Mites (1st Grade boys/girls DOB: 7/1/10 - 6/30/11)
  • Mites* (2nd-3rd Grade boys/girls DOB: 7/1/08 - 6/30/10)

Regular Season Age Classification 2017-2018 for Girls playing  on a Girls Only 6U or 8U Team:

  • 6U (Kindergarten/1st Grade girls DOB: 7/1/10 - 6/30/12)
  • 8U* (2nd/3rd Grade girls DOB: 7/1/08 - 6/30/10)

*Those players that are born between July 1st and September 1st have the option of playing up with their current grade level.

More information available from MN Hockey here: http://www.minnesotahockey.org/page/show/85059-age-charts-and-participation-levels

Questions? New to hockey? email us!!!!    mites@cchockey.org

2017 CCHA Pre-Season Mite Camp Details

CCHA Pre-Season Mite Camp focuses on the fundamentals and fun of hockey.

Kids will learn and develop basic to advanced skating techniques based on each player and level ability. Forward, backward, cross-overs, edge work, skating with the puck, shooting the puck, fun drills, games and more.

Players are grouped into their appropriate age groups and skill levels in order to maximize development. CCHA Mite Camp specifically works on fundamentals designed for each group level: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.
 
We understand that growing hockey while building a winning program is based on developing our youngest skaters.
We proudly coach to the USA hockey's ADM model, check out more info on the ADM website here: http://www.admkids.com/
 
 
 
 

Hockey Parents 101 Class: "What the sporting goods stores won't tell you!!!"

Hello Hockey Parents,
HockeyStop is a local skate sharpening shop located in Chanhassen. They are offering their Hockey Parent 101 class to all new CCHA hockey parents. All interested CCHA parents can attend for FREE!

What you will learn about:
* Skate Fitting
* Skate sharpening FAQs
* Helmet Fitting
* Gear Fitting
* Skate styles/types for different feet/ages
* Appropriate skates for different age groups
* Hockey stick styles/types for different age groups

If you are interested in attending, please select one of the following dates/times and email your preference to Sharper.Skates@HockeyStopUSA.com. Classes are limited to 25 per session so please sign up early!

Saturday, Aug 5th    9:30am - 10:30am

Saturday, Aug 12th  9:30am - 10:30am
Sunday, Aug 13th  3:30pm - 4:30pm

Saturday, Sept 9th 9:30am - 10:30am
Sunday, Sept 10th 3:30 - 4:30pm

Any questions, just email HockeyStop at Sharper.Skates@HockeyStopUSA.com

Hockey Gear Required

CCHA Pre-Season Mite Camp participants are required to wear the following hockey gear:

  • Hockey Skates
  • Hockey Helmet with Face Mask
  • Mouth Guard (with strap – attached to the Face Mask)
  • Neck Guard
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Shin Pads
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Elbow Pads
  • Hockey Stick – wood stick, composite stick or similar (NOTE: no plastic street hockey sticks or plastic blades)
  • Hockey Socks that go over the shin pads or Sweatpants if not wearing Hockey Socks
  • Athletic Supporter (with cup protector for boys and pelvic protector for girls)
  • Hockey Pants/Breezers (suspenders if needed to hold up the Pants/Breezers)
  • Hockey Garter Belt to hold up the Hockey Socks (if not already built into the Athletic Supporter)
 

Interested in being an On-Ice Helper/Coach for the Mite Camp?

We rely on on-ice volunteers to help make the Mite Camps run smoothly. If you are able to stand on your skates, can smile, encourage kids and be patient; then please come out on the ice! All you need are your skates, helmet and a stick.

 
Contact the Mite Camp Director at mites@cchockey.org for questions or more details. Also, when registering your child, check the box and fill out the section for On-Ice Helpers/Coaches.
 
NOTE: Mite Camp On-Ice Helpers/Coaching is separate from the upper level coaching Application and Registration Process found under the Coaches Section of the CCHOCKEY.ORG website. Mite Camp On-Ice Helpers/Coaches only need to fill out the information on their players Registration form and/or contact the Camp Director. Additionally, Mite Camp On-ice Helpers/Coaches do not need to be USA Hockey Certified; however, you will be required to fill out the Minnesota Hockey Criminal Background Forms.

Additional Questions?

For Additional Questions about the CCHA Mite Camps, contact the Mite Camp Director at mites@cchockey.org