Snowboard Camps FAQ’s

Why choose a BBTS Snowboard Camp?

Our outstanding venue offerings including Phil’s Hill Bagjump Training Center featuring the first dryslope Bagjump training venue on the East Coast, and our brand new year-round Thomas Barbeau Training Center, an indoor training facility on Snow’s Mountain, combined with the best expert coaching, is hard to beat.

Located in beautiful Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, we are only 2 hours north of Boston. . Our destination on-snow camp offerings are hand-picked and led by our experienced coaches and are designed to take athletes to the next level in their sport.

Which camp is best suited for me?

Camp details along with minimum age requirements are listed on each camp specific page. Unsure you have what it takes to participate? Send us an email or give us a call to discuss. Our coaches will identify each athlete’s individual skill level and engage them accordingly throughout each camp. Check our web site periodically for additional snowboard camp options.

What’s included in your camps?

Our camps differ and details are included on each camp specific page.

How do I register for a BBTS Snowboard Camp?

Once you have determined which camp is right for you, you may register online at www.register.wvbbts.org

What should I bring to BBTS Snowboard BagJump/Trampoline camps?

Our spring, summer and fall BagJump/Trampoline camps include conditioning, trampoline training, rails, and our dry slope Bagjump. For our summer camps, we may also train at our local skate park and likely swim in a nearby swimming hole. Below is a recommended (and *required) list of what to bring.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Snowboard, that has been waxed with a cold temp wax.  Please no broken edges.*
  • Boots*
  • Helmet*
  • Protective gear (recommended): wrist guards, elbow and knee pads, impact shorts
  • Skateboard (summer camps only)
  • Mouth guard
  • Light weight Snowboard gloves
  • Light weight ski pants
  • Running shoes or cross-trainers
  • Sweat Pants
  • Athletic wear – gym shorts, long sleeve shirts and t-shirts (no zippers), socks (ladies – athletic top / sports bras) NO jeans or cargo shorts
  • Change of clothes
  • Lightweight insulating layer (fleece or sweatshirt)
  • Rain gear
  • Bathing suit and towel (summer camps only)
  • Small back pack or tote bag
  • Sunscreen and Non-Toxic bug spray
  • Sunglasses
  • Large plastic water bottle (with your name on it)
  • Healthy snacks
  • For day camps where lunch is NOT included, campers need to bring their own healthy lunch and snacks.
    • For OVERNIGHT CAMP (includes those attending as day campers and is in addition to above)
          • Mountain Bike (recommended) (Rentals available at the Bike Shop in Town Square 603-236-6666)
          • Skateboard or Scooter (recommended)
          • Helmet (*required for above)
          • Protective gear for above Skateboard (*required): wrist guards, elbow and knee pads, gloves
          • Ice Skates (if you have your own, bring them, otherwise can rent at Ice Arena 603-236-4813)
          • Running shoes or cross-trainers (2 pairs, may want one pair that can get wet)
          • Change of clothes for each day
          • Socks (pack extra pair of socks for each day)
          • Knit gloves and knit hat, long sleeve shirt/pants for Ice Arena (rink is cold!)
          • Personal toiletries, personal needs
          • Overnight campers who will be housed in the Waterville Valley Academy Dorm and will need to bring the following for their stay with us:
            • (*required) Twin Sheet set, Pillow with pillowcase, Blanket or sleeping bag, Desk Lamp
            • Wash clothes, towels, shower caddy, personal toiletries as needed
            • Small fan or window fan, small clothes line with clothes pins to hang clothes on in room after working out or getting wet.

What day and time do I arrive and depart each camp?

Arrival and departure times are listed on each camp specific page. If anything should change, we will notify you accordingly.

What is your Camp Cancellation Policy?

All of our camps are non-refundable.

Questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact Rebecca Bell, Camps Manager, rbell@wvbbts.org

Pre-Camp Fitness Preparation

Please arrive well rested and in good physical condition! We suggest a fitness program that includes aerobic activity (bike, run, or swim), and a 50 push-up / 100 sit-up routine on a regular basis.

  • Run 1 mile or bike 3 miles (or other similar aerobic activity)
  • 10 minutes of stretching (Legs, back, shoulders, arms, neck)
  • 60 sit ups (30 crunches, 30 twisting sit up (bent knees, touch elbow to opposite knee)
  • 50 Push-ups (10 each: regular, circle grip, wide arms, and pike position, regular)
  • 20 side crunches each side (lie on hip, legs bent arms across chest)
  • 30 Back crunches (Extended down on stomach, hands under chin, shoulders back)
  • Warm down with 10 minutes of stretching.