Ottawa Senators Summer Hockey Camps
The Ottawa Senators Summer Hockey Camps presented by Canadian Tire provide game-changing instruction, in a fun and supportive atmosphere designed to develop skills and improve each player's enjoyment of the game.
With 85 camps to choose from at three state-of-the-art facilities (the Bell Sensplex, Richcraft Sensplex, and Cavanagh Sensplex), we offer options for every player (elite, competitive, recreational, or beginner) anywhere in the city.
Our summer hockey camp lineup features something for male & female players of all ages and abilities. Whether your son or daughter wants to hone advanced-level skills in our Elite Camp Player Camp, develop game-changing skills in our Complete Player Development Camp, or work on the fundamental skills needed to play our great game in the Intro 2 Hockey camp, we're proud to offer a camp that will help him or her enjoy hockey more than ever.
For the first time ever, all participants who register for the full or half-day camp of their choice by February 28, will receive a Sens Hockey Programs Performance Long-sleeve Shirt and Shorts combo (valued at over $50) as an early-bird bonus to enhance their summer camp experience.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Why should I choose an Ottawa Senators Summer Hockey Camp?
- My son/daughter is a goaltender. What camps do you offer for goalies?
- Are all of your camps open to female hockey players?
- What type of unique Sens experiences can I expect?
- What does a typical day at camp look like?
- Why is our OCA Accreditation important?
- Who are your instructors?
2018 Summer Hockey Camp Weeks
*Weeks marked with an asterisk are four-day weeks.
Click on an individual camp week to view the options offered, or scroll down to see a full list of summer hockey camps.
2018 Camp Lineup
West-end camps take place at the Bell Sensplex, unless otherwise indiciated (Cavanagh Sensplex = CSP). East-end camps take place at the Richcraft Sensplex. Please use the individual camp links below for further details on each camp. Should you still have questions regarding the on-ice curriculum of any camp, please contact us at [email protected]
West-end weeks offered
|East-end weeks offered||Birth years||Calibre||Duration|
|*NEW* Sparty Learn 2 Skate Camp||2||3||2010-14||Beginner||1 hour|
|Intro 2 Hockey||2, 4, 7, 8||3, 5, 7||2012-14||Beginner||1 hour|
|IP Fundamentals Camp||4, 6*, 8, 9||4, 6*, 8||2012-13||IP & Jr Fundamentals||Full day & Half day|
|Complete Player Development||3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9||2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9||2004-11||House league||Full day|
|Girls Only||7, 8, 9||7, 8, 9||2004-11||All||Full day|
|Sens Goalie Camp by Pierre Groulx||4||None||2001-11||All Goalies||Half day|
|Bantam and Midget Half-Day||6*||6*||2001-05||All||Half day|
|Competitive Player||4, 5, 7, 8||5, 7, 8||2003-10||Competitive||Full day|
|Girls Only Competitive||7, 8||5, 7, 8||2003-10||Competitive||Full day|
|*NEW* Ultra Speed Camp||5||5||2004-11||Competitive & House A||Full day|
|Fwd Camp - Offensive Skills & Tactics||3||4||2004-10||Competitive||Full day|
|D-Camp - Defensive Skills & Tactics||3||4||2004-10||Competitive||Full day|
|Modified Goalie||3, 5, 7, 8||4, 5, 7, 8||2004-10||Competitive||Full day|
|*NEW* Girls Only Modified Goalie||7, 8||5, 7, 8||2004-10||Competitive||Full day|
|Edgeworks (ice only)||1*||2||2004-10||Competitive & House A||1.5 hours|
|*NEW* Dominant Defender (ice only)||1*||None||2004-10||Competitive & House A||1.5 hours|
|Elite Player (Atom-Peewee)||6*||6*||2006-08||Tiers I & II||Full day|
|Elite Player Half-Day (Bantam/Midget)||6*||6*||2001-05||Tiers I & II||Half day|
|Performance & Power Skating||2 (BSP), 6* (CSP)||3||2004-11||All||Full day|
|Shooting & Puck Control||2 (BSP), 6* (CSP)||3||2004-10||All||Full day|
|*NEW* Extreme Stickhandling (ice-only)||4||2||2004-10||Advanced||1.5 hours|
|Girls Only Scoring||3||None||2004-10||All||Full day|
|Compete Camp||6*||6*||2005-10||All||Full day|
|*NEW* Girls Only Compete Camp||6*||6*||2005-10||All||Full day|
Note: Week 1 (July 3-6) and Week 6 (Aug 7-10) are four-day weeks.
Note: Full-day camps are approximately 8.5 hours in length, while half-day camps will run for approximately 4.5 hours. The exact start and end times and duration will vary by camp.
*Camp weeks marked with an asterisk are 4-day camps following holiday Mondays.
To deliver an exceptional camp experience to every participant by providing them with a fun, safe, and supportive environment where they may improve their abilities, leadership skills, and enjoyment of hockey. Hard work and respect will be reinforced at all times. We also aim to provide all clients with the highest level of service before, during and after their participation in our camps. If there is anything we can do to improve your experience, please contact us at [email protected].
Visit our testimonials page and view what others have had to say about our camps.
Lunch Plan Option
Participants in all full-day camps have the option of purchasing a quality lunch plan provided by Stanley’s Fresh Grill at the Bell Sensplex, Richcraft Sensplex, or Cavanagh Sensplex at a cost of $12 per day including taxes and gratuities ($12/day or $60/week all-in). Please note that lunch is not included in the cost of any summer hockey camp. Participants may pack their own lunch; though please note that our camps are a nut-free environment. Menu for the meal plan is as followed:
Monday: Chicken fingers and fries, dessert and drink
Tuesday: Mac and cheese, dessert and drink
Wednesday: Chicken quesadilla, kettle chips, dessert and drink
Thursday: Hot dog on a whole wheat bun, dessert and drink
Friday: Pizza, caesar salad, dessert and drink
ADD A STANLEY'S MEAL PLAN TO YOUR REGISTRATION BEFORE MAY 31ST, 2018 AND BE ENTERED INTO A DRAW TO WIN A YOUR MEAL PLAN FREE!
Refund Policy: Read our Refund & Cancellation Policy.
*Please note that all camp features described on this page or any camp-specific page are subject to change without notice.
Extreme Stickhandling Camp
Develop the skills needed to control the game in all areas of the ice with the BRAND NEW ice-only Extreme Stickhandling Camp!
Dominant Defender Camp
Develop into a dominant defender with the BRAND NEW ice-only camp designed specifcally for defencemen!
The Ultra Speed Camp
Enhance your decision making ability under pressure with the BRAND NEW Ultra Speed Camp!
*NEW* Sparty Learn 2 Skate Summer Camp
There is no better way for kids to have fun learning how to skate than with everybody's favourite mascot: Sparty!
Sessions available at Bell Sensplex and Richcraft Sensplex.
Girls Only Scoring Camp
Develop the skills needed to fill the back of the net, in this full-day camp designed specifically for female hockey players! Featuring three hours of daily on-ice skill development, the camp will include drills designed to improve shooting accuracy and power, enhance puck control abilities, and teach girls to capitalize on net-front opportunities (particularly compete levels and scoring off of rebounds).
Girls Only Competitive Camp
Designed to challenge female competitive players, in order to help them achieve their maximum potential for excellence on the ice. The camp focuses on advanced individual skills and game tactics during three hours of intense daily on-ice instruction.
Take control of your edges in an on-ice only camp that breaks down the fundamental components of skating efficiency, power, balance, and agility, combined with advanced hockey-specific station work that will enhance the skills of any player.
Elite Player Camp (Bantam-Midget)
An advanced and rigorous program featuring high-tempo ice sessions packed with station work to hone skills through immediate error detection and correction, and flow drills to get players in mid-season shape. Designed to push elite-level players to their limits.
Compete Camp & *NEW* Girls Only Compete Camp
Develop the skills, tactics, and confidence needed to compete hard on every shift, in all areas of the ice. Includes instruction designed to help players understand their strengths & weaknesses, win battles, improve their body positioning, and increase their competitiveness.
IP Fundamentals Full & Half-Day Camp
Dedicated to teaching the foundational skills needed by every hockey player. Our qualified instructors will correct and properly demonstrate each skill in a fun and comfortable learning environment, designed to hone the skills needed to enjoy hockey in the upcoming season.
Fwd Camp - Offensive Skills and Tactics
Develop the skills & learn the tactics needed to be an offensive threat, with three hours of daily on-ice skill development. Includes work on 1-on-1s, 2-on-1s, and 3-on-2s, offensive zone positioning, puck movement, puck cycling, quick shots, one-timers, shooting to score and much more.
D-Camp - Defensive Skills and Tactics
Develop into a dominant defender with three hours of daily on-ice skill development, in a camp that will hone the key skills and tactics needed to succeed at a competitive level in the upcoming season.
Performance & Power Skating Camp
Designed to push participants to become more efficient and powerful skaters, in a full-day camp format that will challenge players of all abilities. Participants will work on work on mastering all four edges, as well as developing their balance, forward stride, backward stride, quick starts, agility and crossovers.
Girls Only Camp
Develop the skills needed to enjoy hockey more than ever, in a full-day, girls-only setting featuring three hours of daily on-ice skill development.
Elite Player Camp (Atom-Peewee)
An advanced and rigorous program featuring high-tempo ice sessions packed with station work to hone skills through error detection and correction, and flow drills to get players in mid-season shape. Designed to push elite-level players to their limits.
Competitive Player Camp
Hone advanced-level skills in a camp designed to challenge competitive players, in order to help them achieve their potential for excellence on the ice. During three hours of daily on-ice skill development, our elite instructors will push players to develop their skills through immediate error detection and correction.
Bantam & Midget Half-Day Camp
Shake off the rust and have a blast on the ice with a half-day camp designed to be challenging and enjoyable for any Bantam or Midget player.
Sens Goalie Camp by Pierre Groulx
Hone the skills needed to be a great goaltender in a half-day camp led by current Ottawa Senators Goaltending Coach Pierre Groulx.
Modified Goalie Camp & *NEW* Girls Only Modified Goalie Camp
Hone the skills needed to thrive this season, with a camp that focuses on all aspects of modern goaltending technique, including puck handling, defending wraparounds, screen shots, deflections, breakaways, positioning, recovery, and more.
Intro 2 Hockey Camp
Introduce your son or daughter to Canada's favorite game, in a fun, supportive environment under the watchful eye of our best Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs instructors.
Complete Player Development Camp
Become a better all-around player with three hours of daily ice time in a full-day camp format. This camp will teach proper skating habits - designed to make you a more powerful and efficient skater - while also giving you thorough instruction on the proper methods of stick-handling, puck control, shooting, and passing.
Shooting & Puck Control Camp
Develop the ability to shoot with accuracy, quickness and power, the confidence to control the puck in every situation, and the stick-handling techniques needed to take your game to the next level.
This camp combines two great sports and features some of the region’s top instructors for both hockey and golf. Perfect your skating stride and your swing in a fun, supportive atmosphere!