Finnhockey School ice hockey camps
Transforming enthusiasm into learning
The Sport Institute of Finland at Vierumäki is the official training centre of the Finnish Olympic Committee, and the home of the Finnhockey School. The Finnhockey School (FHS) was established as the official summer hockey school of the Finnish Ice Hockey Association in 1980. Every summer Finnhockey School brings hundreds of young ice hockey players to the Sport Institute of Finland at Vierumäki.
The Sport Institute provides great surroundings for the hockey schools with all facilities in close proximation, player and coach education opportunities all set a beautiful environment. The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has used the Sport Institute of Finland as the base for the annual IIHF Hockey Development Camp and IIHF High Performance Camp for more than a decade.
Vierumäki is also the home of the International Ice Hockey Centre of Excellence (IIHCE). The IIHCE is responsible for managing the Finnhockey School. The IIHCE and Finnish Ice Hockey Association have planned the FHS curriculum of the ice hockey activities and education, which guarantees a high level of instruction.
The FHS instructors are experienced professionals supported also by high-level goalie coaching. During the past years, numerous high-level coaches have been instructing at the Finnhockey School.
Our mission is to provide unique ice hockey experience to all the camp participants from various backgrounds.
Our staff and Vierumäki facilities are ready to welcome you to the Lions’ Den!
Come and get unforgettable experiences from Vierumäki!
The camps are organized in cooperation with the Finnish Ice Hockey Federation (FIHA) and the International Ice Hockey Center of Excellence. The camp themes and activities are designed together with FIHA following the Lions development path to support individual development of each participant. Camps are planned and implemented by professional coaches (two head coaches, assistant coach and goalie coach for each group) who have a plenty of experience in coaching children and young athletes. They are trained by FIHA and Vierumäki experts to work at Finnhockey School in accordance with the camp values, themes and content. The camps will be focusing on learning, overall skill development, shooting/scoring, skating, stickhandling, passing and game sense.
The camps are open to players of all skill levels between the ages of 9-16 years (girls and boys) who want to become better hockey players.
What is a better way of having fun, learning and improving your skills, and making new friends who love hockey as much as you do, than while playing your favorite sport?
Parents are welcome to lodge at Vierumäki during Finnhockey School camps and enjoy all our services.
The camp price includes accommodation and dining:
- On Ice Skills Training Sessions
- Small Games Training
- Daily Off ice program
- Camp Jersey and Shirt
- New friends
- Beach and sauna/lake party
- Fun Fun Fun
New in summer 2019 camps! Main themes in summer 2019 camps will be skating, scoring and game sense. Goalies will have goalie coach on each camp. After the camp every player and goalie will get a 4 weeks training plan suitable for his or hers development needs – FOR FREE. Check the preliminary camp programme below.
Hockey Centre: Each player attending a Finnhockey camp is granted access to the IIHCE Hockey Centre internet service
Dates, summer 2019
3.-7.6.2019 Scoring camp
10.-14.6.2019 Skating camp
16.-20.6.2019 Game sense camp
24.-28.6.2019 Skating camp
1.-5.7.2019 Scoring camp
15.-19.7.2019 Game sense camp
29.7.-2.8.2019 Scoring camp
€430/person. Price includes full board meals, accommodation and camp programme.