The inaugural Buffalo Sabres Hockey Camp series will provide participants a unique and positive experience both on and off the ice. The week-long camp will be skill-development focused, in an effort to increase each participant's enjoyment of the game. Some features included during the week are:
2.5 Hours of Ice Daily - 12.5 Hours Total
Daily Off-Ice Training
Daily Off-Ice Skills/activity
Special Appearances by Members of Buffalo Sabres Organization
Appearance by Sabretooth
Buffalo Sabres Locker Room Tour
Daily Lunch Included
Buffalo Sabres-Branded Jersey
Buffalo Sabres-Branded T-shirt
5-to-1 Player-to-Coach Ratio
Camp 1: July 16 - 20
Camp 2: July 23 - 27
Camp 3: July 30 - August 3
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
HarborCenter - Buffalo, N.Y.
Each camp will consist of 50 Total players divided into two groups:
2008 - 2010
2005 - 2007
$399 Per Camp
If the week you are trying to register for is full, you can request to be added to the waitlist.
Do I need to be an AAA player to participate?
No. The Buffalo Sabres Hockey Camp series is open to players of all skill levels and abilities. Participants must know how to skate.
Is the camp open to boys and girls?
Yes. Both boys and girls can participate in our camps.
Who will be instructing the on-ice portion of the camp?
This summer, our staff will consist of members of the Buffalo Sabres Alumni, the Academy of Hockey, the Buffalo Beauts and others. Each day/week may contain a few different guest coaches. Our instructors strive to make all players better by teaching proper technique in a fun and safe environment, while providing instant feedback and correction when required.
Additionally, each age group will have two team leaders that will stay with them all day to ensure they arrive to different activities on time and support them with any needs they may have.
What does a typical camp day look like?
8:30 a.m. Check In
8:40 a.m. Locker Room - Dress
9 a.m. On-Ice Session
10:15 a.m. Locker Room - Change
10:30 a.m. IMPACT Off-Ice Training
11:45 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Locker Room - Dress
1 p.m. On-Ice Session
2:15 p.m. Locker Room - Change
2:30 p.m. Off-Ice Activity
3:45 p.m. Closing Meeting
4 p.m. Dismissal
What type of Buffalo Sabres experience should I expect?
In this inaugural summer of Buffalo Sabres Hockey Camps, the week will feature guest appearances by past and/or current members of the Buffalo Sabres organization. Also, each participant will receive a Buffalo Sabres Summer Hockey Camp jersey and T-shirt.
Each week, all participants will get a chance to see how the team gets ready to practice and play each day by taking a tour the Buffalo Sabres locker room and training facility.
**Please note that not all camps will feature an appearance by a current Buffalo Sabres player.