Summer Skating Schools

Miami University offers summer skating programs that provide a rigorous training program for both Freestyle and Synchronized skaters wishing to continue training through the summer months. Skating School campers will receive both on-ice and off-ice instruction, individual locker space, 3 meals daily at a Miami University dining facility, air-conditioned dorm room and 24-hour supervision.

Classes

Elite Synchronized Skating Experience

Sunday, July 5 – Thursday, July 9, 2020

Figure Skating School

Sunday, July 12 – Friday, July 17, 2020

Synchronized Skating School

Sunday, July 26 – Thursday, July 30, 2020

Figure Skating School

Sunday, July 19 - Friday, July 24, 2020

 

 

Dates: July 5–9, 2020

Take a look into the life of a Varsity Synchronized Skater. Athletes will have a chance to interact with current and former Miami Skating Athletes, experience living on campus and tour the campus. All on and off ice classes are instructed by current and former members of the full Miami Skating Coaching & Training Team. Camp wraps up with final skills session and a campus tour on Thursday that friends or family are welcome to attend!

Skater Requirements (at time of registration)

  • Passed Novice MIF
  • Must be a high school student in Fall 2020 or a 2020 high school graduate
  • Active USFS or Skate Canada member. International applicants should contact SynchroSkatingSchool@MiamiOH.edu for details.
  • Applicants who have attended classes at a Miami University campus are not eligible.

Programming

  • Synchro Element Workshops
  • Individual Skating Technique Workshops
  • Choreography & Music Interpretation
  • Off-Ice Conditioning (Strength, Yoga, etc.)
  • Off-Ice Performance & Dance Workshop
  • Classroom Sessions (Academic Coordination, Nutrition, Sports Psychology, etc.)

Group / Team Assignments

Participants are assigned to a group or team for the purposes of their daily schedule. All campers will have a chance to interact during the evening activities and other free time. Group/Team assignments are at the discretion of the camp director.

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 1075

There is no day camper option for the Elite Synchro Experience.

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Dates: July 24–28, 2019

The Figure Skating School is designed to further develop individual skating skills and techniques, to improve performance and to help build confidence through on-ice and off-ice training

Skater Requirements (as of June 1, 2019)

  • Must be 7 years or older
  • USFS Freeskate 1, ISI Freestyle 1 or USFS Excel Beginner/Pre-Pre MIF 

Programming

  • 3 hours daily on-ice 
    • 2 Freestyle Sessions
    • 2 Skating Foundation Group Classes 
  • 1 daily off-ice Dance Class
    • Hip hop, ballet, jazz, lyrical
  • 2 daily off-ice classes
    • Jump technique
  • Classroom Sessions on Mental Training, Nutrition, and Competition Prep

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 725

Day Camper Fee | $ 475

Processing Fee | $ 30

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Day Camper Fees include all programming and supervision throughout the day. Also includes lunch at a university dining facility during full camp days only.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are led by a team of highly qualified coaches. Lessons are available in all disciplines, including freestyle, ice dance, moves in the field and choreography during freestyle sessions. Private lesson costs are separate from the 'Camper Fee'. Information will be provided via email mid-April and must be returned by stated deadlines.

Dates: August 4–9, 2019

The Figure Skating School is designed to further develop individual skating skills and techniques, to improve performance and to help build confidence through on-ice and off-ice training.

Skater Requirements (as of June 1, 2019)

  • Must be 7 years or older
  • USFS Freeskate 1, ISI Freestyle 1 or USFS Excel Beginner/Pre-Pre MIF

Programming

  • 3 hours daily on-ice 
    • 2 Freestyle Sessions
    • 2 Skating Foundation Group Classes 
  • 1 daily off-ice Dance Class
    • Hip hop, ballet, jazz, lyrical
  • 2 daily off-ice classes
    • Jump technique
  • Classroom Sessions on Mental Training, Nutrition, and Competition Prep

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 850

Day Camper Fee | $ 550

Processing Fee | $ 30

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Day Camper Fees include all programming and supervision throughout the day. Also includes lunch at a university dining facility during fill camp days only.

Private Lessons

Skaters may take private lessons led by a team of highly qualified coaches. Lessons are available in all disciplines including freestyle, ice dance, moves in the field and choreography during freestyle sessions. Private lesson costs are separate from the 'Camper Fee'. Information will be provided via e-mail mid-April and must be returned by stated deadlines.

Dates: July 26– 30, 2020

The country's first Varsity Synchronized Skating program is designed to develop individual skating technique, synchronized skating choreography and synchro element instruction. NEW program elements have been incorporated into the the athlete's daily schedule. While skaters will not be creating a 'program' during camp, they will receive specific element and skating skill instruction that they can demonstrate during the final day of camp. Participants will get to experience living, eating and training with other athletes from across the country! Instruction is provided by the Miami Skating Coaches and many former Miami Skating Athletes. Campers will also get a chance to work with current collegiate skating athletes on and off the ice!

Skater Requirements (at time of registration)

  • Must be 8 years or older
  • Passed ISI FS 1, USFS MIF, FS or Dance Test
  • Active USFS or ISI member
  • Synchronized skating experience is helpful, but not required

Programming

  • On-Ice Individual Skating Technique & Synchro Element Instruction
  • On-Ice Choreography
  • Off-Ice Conditional & Concept Classes (Yoga, Cardio, etc.)
  • Element Workshop
  • Choreography Workshop

Group / Team Assignments

Participants are assigned to a group or team for the purposes of their daily schedule. All campers will have a chance to interact during the evening activities and other free time. Group/Team assignments are at the discretion of the camp director.

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 850

There is no day camper option for the Synchronized Skating school

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Elite Synchro Experience

Dates: July 5–9, 2020

Take a look into the life of a Varsity Synchronized Skater. Athletes will have a chance to interact with current and former Miami Skating Athletes, experience living on campus and tour the campus. All on and off ice classes are instructed by current and former members of the full Miami Skating Coaching & Training Team. Camp wraps up with final skills session and a campus tour on Thursday that friends or family are welcome to attend!

Skater Requirements (at time of registration)

  • Passed Novice MIF
  • Must be a high school student in Fall 2020 or a 2020 high school graduate
  • Active USFS or Skate Canada member. International applicants should contact SynchroSkatingSchool@MiamiOH.edu for details.
  • Applicants who have attended classes at a Miami University campus are not eligible.

Programming

  • Synchro Element Workshops
  • Individual Skating Technique Workshops
  • Choreography & Music Interpretation
  • Off-Ice Conditioning (Strength, Yoga, etc.)
  • Off-Ice Performance & Dance Workshop
  • Classroom Sessions (Academic Coordination, Nutrition, Sports Psychology, etc.)

Group / Team Assignments

Participants are assigned to a group or team for the purposes of their daily schedule. All campers will have a chance to interact during the evening activities and other free time. Group/Team assignments are at the discretion of the camp director.

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 1075

There is no day camper option for the Elite Synchro Experience.

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Figure Skating

Dates: July 24–28, 2019

The Figure Skating School is designed to further develop individual skating skills and techniques, to improve performance and to help build confidence through on-ice and off-ice training

Skater Requirements (as of June 1, 2019)

  • Must be 7 years or older
  • USFS Freeskate 1, ISI Freestyle 1 or USFS Excel Beginner/Pre-Pre MIF 

Programming

  • 3 hours daily on-ice 
    • 2 Freestyle Sessions
    • 2 Skating Foundation Group Classes 
  • 1 daily off-ice Dance Class
    • Hip hop, ballet, jazz, lyrical
  • 2 daily off-ice classes
    • Jump technique
  • Classroom Sessions on Mental Training, Nutrition, and Competition Prep

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 725

Day Camper Fee | $ 475

Processing Fee | $ 30

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Day Camper Fees include all programming and supervision throughout the day. Also includes lunch at a university dining facility during full camp days only.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are led by a team of highly qualified coaches. Lessons are available in all disciplines, including freestyle, ice dance, moves in the field and choreography during freestyle sessions. Private lesson costs are separate from the 'Camper Fee'. Information will be provided via email mid-April and must be returned by stated deadlines.

Figure Skating

Dates: August 4–9, 2019

The Figure Skating School is designed to further develop individual skating skills and techniques, to improve performance and to help build confidence through on-ice and off-ice training.

Skater Requirements (as of June 1, 2019)

  • Must be 7 years or older
  • USFS Freeskate 1, ISI Freestyle 1 or USFS Excel Beginner/Pre-Pre MIF

Programming

  • 3 hours daily on-ice 
    • 2 Freestyle Sessions
    • 2 Skating Foundation Group Classes 
  • 1 daily off-ice Dance Class
    • Hip hop, ballet, jazz, lyrical
  • 2 daily off-ice classes
    • Jump technique
  • Classroom Sessions on Mental Training, Nutrition, and Competition Prep

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 850

Day Camper Fee | $ 550

Processing Fee | $ 30

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Day Camper Fees include all programming and supervision throughout the day. Also includes lunch at a university dining facility during fill camp days only.

Private Lessons

Skaters may take private lessons led by a team of highly qualified coaches. Lessons are available in all disciplines including freestyle, ice dance, moves in the field and choreography during freestyle sessions. Private lesson costs are separate from the 'Camper Fee'. Information will be provided via e-mail mid-April and must be returned by stated deadlines.

Synchronized Skating

Dates: July 26– 30, 2020

The country's first Varsity Synchronized Skating program is designed to develop individual skating technique, synchronized skating choreography and synchro element instruction. NEW program elements have been incorporated into the the athlete's daily schedule. While skaters will not be creating a 'program' during camp, they will receive specific element and skating skill instruction that they can demonstrate during the final day of camp. Participants will get to experience living, eating and training with other athletes from across the country! Instruction is provided by the Miami Skating Coaches and many former Miami Skating Athletes. Campers will also get a chance to work with current collegiate skating athletes on and off the ice!

Skater Requirements (at time of registration)

  • Must be 8 years or older
  • Passed ISI FS 1, USFS MIF, FS or Dance Test
  • Active USFS or ISI member
  • Synchronized skating experience is helpful, but not required

Programming

  • On-Ice Individual Skating Technique & Synchro Element Instruction
  • On-Ice Choreography
  • Off-Ice Conditional & Concept Classes (Yoga, Cardio, etc.)
  • Element Workshop
  • Choreography Workshop

Group / Team Assignments

Participants are assigned to a group or team for the purposes of their daily schedule. All campers will have a chance to interact during the evening activities and other free time. Group/Team assignments are at the discretion of the camp director.

Camp Fees

Overnight Camper Fee | $ 850

There is no day camper option for the Synchronized Skating school

Overnight Camper Fees include all programming plus room, board, and 24-hour supervision beginning at check-in and ending after the exhibition on the final day of camp.

Roommate requests can be made for each week of camp. Final room assignments are determined at the discretion of the camp director. All rooming assignments are based on double occupancy as provided by the University. Triple roommate request are not accepted.

Refund Policy: There is a $200 non-refundable deposit for each week of camp with balance due by May 31, 2020. Full refunds (minus non-refundable fees) may be granted for a medical or summer school reason and the following requirements are met: (1) Medical Refund—Request is made in writing to the Skating School Director prior to the start of camp and a written statement from a doctor is presented; (2) Summer School—Request is made in writing to the Skating School Director prior to June 15, 2020 and a written statement from the school Principal is presented. Refunds of only the unused portion of room and board may be given for any other withdrawal from camp with written request to the Skating School Director prior to the start of camp or upon leaving early from camp due to medical or disciplinary reasons.