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Snowboard Summer Camps 2006

11:20 15th May 2006 by Onboard Snowboarding
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Snowboarding Summer camp

Anton Gunnarsson, just hangin’ in Saas Fee. Photo: Peter Lundström.

With many seasoned pros now preferring to brush up on their cutbacks and getting barrelled in the summer, and with a couple of the better-known camps having problems both last and this year, you might be thinking that summer snowboarding is on the wane. But it’s not all doom and gloom. Far from it.

There’re still more camps going down in Europe this summer than you can shake a well-waxed stick at, replete with all manner of hits, jibstacles and pipes for you to get your shred on whilst you get tanned. There’s plenty of eager young shredders who whack on the sunscreen, pack a bottle of water, and rub on some good wax and take advantage of the summer’s more forgiving landings to progress their shredding, and more than a few big-name pros consider a bit of park shredding to be high on the list of summer priorities.

Here’s a run-down of this summer’s Euro camps, as well as a few from further afield. Each tend to offer different facilities, packages and whatnot, so get online, check ’em out and see which suit your needs.

Summer

Folgefonna apres-shred. Photo: Sami Tuoriniemi.

EUROPE

SPC

SnowParkCamp

Location: N/A

Dates: N/A

Tel: +43 6507 455557

Email: ck@spcrussia.com

Web: www.spcrussia.com

Iceripper Camp

Dates: N/A

Location: Engelberg, Switzerland

Tel: +41 79 332 89 80

Email: camps@iceripper.com

Web: www.iceripper.com

Big A Camp

Dates: N/A

Location: N/A

Tel: +39 333 460 86980

Email: info@big-a.it

Web: www.big-a.it

Primitive School / Tropical Camp

Dates: 17 June – 27 August 2006

Location: Les Deux Alpes, France

Tel: +33 607 907 135

Email: gaetan.demard@hotmail.fr

Web: www.primitiveschool.com

BASE Summercamp

Dates: end of June until end of July 2006

Location: Sölden/Rettenbachglacier, Austria

Tel: +43 52545100

Email: snowpark@soelden.at

Web: www.base.soelden.com

Stryn

Dates: 26-30 June 2006

Location: Stryn Skisenter, Norway

Tel: +47 22 69 30 30

Email: halengen@online.no

Web: www.snowboard.no/camp

Iceland Park Project

Dates: 20 May – 10 June 2006

Location: Arnarstapi, Iceland

Tel: N/A

Email: icelandpark@hotmail.com

Web: www.icelandparkproject.com

Folgefonna

Dates: 26 June – 22 July 2006

Location: Folgefonna, Norway

Tel: +47 32 82 60 00

Email: post@folgefonna.no

Web: www.folgefonna.no

Rossignol Summer Camp

Dates: July 2006

Location: Les Deux Alpes, France

Tel: N/A

Email: N/A

Web: www.rossignolsnowboards.com

Kommunity Snowboard Camps

Dates: 15–29 July 2006

Location: Les Deux Alpes, France

Tel: +44 1546 830 243

Email: info@mcnabsnowboarding.com

Web: www.mcnabsnowboarding.com

McNab Freestyle Performance Clinics

Dates: 29 July – 12 August 2006

Location: Les Deux Alpes, France

Tel: +44 1546 830 243

Email: info@mcnabsnowboarding.com

Web: www.mcnabsnowboarding.com

Girlie Snow Camps

Dates: 1–15th July 2006 (3 sessions)

Location: Les Deux Alpes, France

Tel: +33 558 417 379

Email: franzi@girlieltd.com

Web: www.girliecamps.com

Snocool Freestyle Summer Camp.

Dates: 24 June – 29 July 2006 (5 sessions)

Location: Tignes, France

Tel: +33 615 345 463

Email: info@snocool.com

Web: www.snocool.com

Stoked Summer Camp

Dates: 23rd July – 5th August 2006

Location: Gravity Park, Zermatt, Switzerland

Tel: +41 27 967 70 30

Email: summercamp@stoked.ch

Web: www.stoked.ch

Nitro’s summer camp was so fun, we forgot this guy’s name. Photo: Peter Lundström.

REST OF THE WORLD

High Cascade Snowboard Camps

Location: Mount Hood, Oregon, USA

Phone: 001 541 389 7404

Email: highcascade@highcascade.com

Web: www.highcascade.com

Camp of Champions

Location: Whistler, BC, Canada

Phone: 001 888 997 2267

Email: n/a

Web: www.campofchampions.com

Windells Camp

Location: Timberline, Oregon, USA

Phone: 001 800 765 7669

Email: info@windells.com

Web: www.windells.com

Whistler Snowboard Camps

Location: Whistler, BC, Canada

Phone: 001 866 444 7433

Email: info@whistlersnowboardcamps.com

Web: www.whistlersnowboardcamps.com

Boarderline Summer Snowboard Camp

Location: Alyeska, Alaska, USA

Phone: 001 907 790 4782

Email: sharon@boarderlinealaska.com

Web: www.boarderlinealaska.com

Glacier Snowboard Camp

Location: Whistler, BC, Canada

Phone: 001 604 938 0076

Email: glaciercamp@hotmail.com

Web: www.glaciersnowboardcamp.com

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