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Blackhawks Youth Hockey Camps

The Chicago Blackhawks youth hockey camps are summer programs for youth hockey players using top-notch coaches and former Blackhawks players. The camps provide both on- and off-ice instruction for hockey players of all skill levels.

Camp Highlights

  • Two on-ice sessions per day focusing on individual skill development, positional and team play through combination drills, stations and controlled scrimmages.
  • Daily off-ice training sessions
  • Daily activity sessions
  • High staff-to-player ratio
  • Blackhawks Alumni, staff and others on hand
  • Jersey for every camper

2018 Camp Dates

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Dates Location Ages
June 25-29, 2018 MB Ice Arena
1801 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Boys and girls ages 6-13
July 16-19, 2018 Mount Prospect Ice Arena
1501 Feehanville Dr., Mt. Prospect
Boys and girls ages 6-13
July 23-27, 2018 MB Ice Arena
1801 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Girls ages 5-16
Aug. 6-10, 2018 MB Ice Arena
1801 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Boys and girls ages 6-13

Key Camp Personnel

Annie Camins, Camp Director

  • Blackhawks Senior Director of Fan Development
  • Captain of the University of New Hampshire Division I ice hockey team
  • Finalist for the 1998 Women's Olympic Ice Hockey Team that captured a gold medal in Nagano, Japan

Spencer Montgomery, Assistant Camp Director

  • Blackhawks Fan Development Manager
  • Club Hockey Captain at Wheaton College (MA)
  • Level 5 certified USA Hockey coach
  • Varsity Assistant Coach at St. Ignatius College Prep

Laura Jordan, Assistant Camp Director

  • Blackhawks Fan Development Assistant
  • Played at the University of British Columbia
  • Level 2 certified USA Hockey coach

Samantha Ratty, Assistant Camp Director

  • Blackhawks Fan Development Assistant
  • Played AAA Hockey for Chicago Mission
  • Level 1 certified USA Hockey coach

Michael Rigitano, Fan Development Intern

  • Blackhawks Fan Development Intern
  • Played at Montini Catholic
  • Level 2 certified USA Hockey coach

Jen Boniecki, Fan Development Intern

  • Played club hockey at The Ohio State University
  • Level 3 certified USA Hockey coach
  • Girls Varsity Assistant Coach at Loyola Academy

Coaches

Eddie Olczyk, Co-Lead Instructor

  • 16-year NHL veteran and Stanley Cup champion (drafted by Chicago; played for the Blackhawks, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Winnipeg, the New York Rangers and Los Angeles)
  • Elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012
  • Grew up in Chicago and played for Team Illinois, Niles MinorHawks and Brother Rice High School
  • Member of the 1984 Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team
  • In his 12th season as the TV Color Analyst for Blackhawks hockey on Comcast SportsNet and WGN-TV Channel 9

Jamal Mayers, Co-Lead Instructor

  • Community Liaison
  • Former Chicago Blackhawks player (2011-13)
  • 2013 Stanley Cup champion
  • Also played for St. Louis, Toronto, Calgary and San Jose during his 15-year NHL career

Contact Information

Questions? Please email Mike Rigitano at mrigitano@chicagoblackhawks.com or call 312-455-7662.

Eddie Olczyk Award