GIRLS ROLLER DERBY CAMP
Instructor: Green Mountain Derby Dames Skaters
Girls can have a ton of fun with this weeklong introduction to America’s fastest growing sport, flat track roller derby. Campers will spend the week with veteran skaters from the Green Mountain Derby Dames learning all the basic skills of skating on quad roller skates: skating, stopping, agility, speed and endurance. Campers will learn the importance of working as part of a co-operative team, on and off skates. There will be emphasis on
the importance of good nutrition and hydration, proper warm-up and cool-down, and teamwork. Campers will learn the basics of how to play roller derby in a controlled, safe environment that focuses on teamwork, getting to know the positions and some rules, and safe gameplay. Off-skates activities will include derby crafts, coming up with team names, and decorating team jerseys. This camp is suitable for beginners as well as experienced skaters.
AGE: Girls entering grades 2–12
DATE: Monday–Friday, July 24–28
PLACE: Essex High School Rink
FEE: $81 resident / $96 non-resident
NOTE: Required gear: Quad roller skates (not roller blades), knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, helmet, mouth guard. all gear must fit snugly and securely. bring your own water bottle and snack. campers can purchase gear packages ranging from skates only to full sets of gear; contact ejrp for ordering information. Safety equipment used for skateboarding would be appropriate for this camp.