What age groups are eligible for the Junior Prep Camp?
The Junior Prep Camp is for current year Bantam-Midget AA/AAA and Junior A/B players only.
How do I register for the Junior Prep Camp?
You may register online via our program listing on the CampVine summer camp registration system by CLICKING HERE.
Will I get a confirmation/participant packet after I register?
Yes, you will be emailed a link to our website where the Participant
Packet will be available for download on, or shortly after, June 1. In
it you will find info directly related to the Junior Prep Camp,
including: check-in times, daily groupings, team color assignments,
general camp and location info, staff bios, staff contact numbers,
emergency contact numbers, residence hall locations, daily camp
schedule, a consent to treat form, airport pick-up details, dorm
check-in procedures, meals info, and airport drop off details.
What if I register after June 1?
The link to download the participant packet will be included in the Prep
Camp Acceptance email which you will receive shortly after you submit
Is the daily Prep Camp schedule online?
The final schedule for each week will be posted to each players secure
Forms Library inside their private CampVine My Account page once
confirmed. A sample of the daily schedule can be found here: Sample Junior Prep Hockey Camp Schedule
What kind of coaches can we expect for the Prep Camp?
The coaches for all our programs are current NHL, NCAA and Junior A coaches.
What time is registration/check-in at the Prep Camp?
What do I need for registration/check-in?
You need to have completed and returned the USJDP Junior Prep Camp
Health & Consent to Treat Form, and be paid in full before your
player can participate in any daily activities.
Can we stay and watch?
Of course! The more you learn the better as well.
Are there fans available for the dorm rooms?
A limited number of fans are available for check out at the front desk
of the housing facilities. These will be given out to all campers that
fly in first, and to campers that drive in second. If you are driving to
camp to stay as a resident camper, it is advised that you pack your own
What birth years are eligible for the USJDP Selects Tour?
The USJDP Selects International Hockey Tours are for current year Bantam AA and older players only.
What kind of coaches can we expect on the USJDP Selects Tour?
The coaches for all our programs are current NHL, NCAA or Junior A coaches.
What level teams do we play in the tour?
All USJDP European Selects Tour teams will play local Junioren (Junior
A/Midget Major ages) and Novizen (Midget Major/Midget Minor ages) teams.
All teams will either be at the Elite or A levels, which equates to
Junior A/Midget Major AAA - Midget Major/Midget Minor AA.
What kind of games do the USJDP Selects play?
Most friendly games will consist of a 15-minute warm-up, three 20-minute
stop time periods, and a zamboni break after each period. Sometimes,
tournament games will differ. These games may consist of a warm-up,
followed by two, 20 or 25-minute stop time periods.
How do I register for one of the USJDP Selects Teams?
All interested players must submit the online USJDP Selects International Hockey Tour Application Form by
clicking the green Apply Now! button at the top of this page. Upon
receipt of the completed application form, the USJDP will contact each
players’ coach for an in-depth player recommendation and
evaluation. Acceptance on any of the teams will be based equally on
character references and player ability. These tours are for the
dedicated athlete interested in the individual development and exposure
our tours provide.
Are meals provided on the tour?
Breakfast and dinner is included each day of the tour for all players.
Certain team lunches are included depending on the days' itinerary.
Is transportation included on the tour?
All in country transportation is included and provided via private motor
coach. However, if you plan to venture into town during some off time,
public transportation, especially buses, are easy and convenient.
Where do the teams stay?
All players stay as a group with the coaching staff. All accommodations
will have individual rooms that house anywhere from 2-10 players, and
will be in the same section of the hostel/hotel as the coaches. Players
may bunk with personnel of their choosing provided this does not cause
conflicts or create havoc. However, this is not guaranteed at all
locations due to changing room configurations. We will do our best to
accommodate everyone's wishes.
What is the weather like in Europe/Scandinavia?
Summer Tours: The weather this time of year in Europe/Scandinavia is warm during the days with anywhere in the 80-90's can be expected, and cool at night, especially in the mountains.
Spring Tours: Spring time in Switzerland is much like spring time in the Rockies, it could be 20 and snowing, or it could be 50 and sunny. Although at altitude it will still be cool at night.
What kind of spending money do I need?
As daily lunches are not included it is recommended that the players
budget $25-30 USD per day for possible lunches, snacks and souvenirs.