Camps and Clinics

Camps and Clinics

The OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks offer a wide variety of hockey and skating camps and clinics throughout the year. Specialty camps and clinics are offered focusing on specific skills including skating, stick handling, passing, shooting and positional play. Camps and clinics are taught by highly qualified instructors focusing on the skills required to play at both the recreational or competitive level.  These camps and clinics are not USA Hockey programs.  For more information on upcoming hockey camps please contact Rob Schriner at 614-791-9999, ext. 125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.


CHILLER HOCKEY CAMP

SUMMER 2019 | AGES 6-12 | EASTON/NORTH

Designed for players in Junior Jackets hockey classes looking to join a team this fall and for current House players, Chiller Hockey Camp will get players ready for team play through on and off-ice instruction and campers will have a lot of fun along the way!  

Head Coach: Darcy Cahill, Head Coach St. Francis DeSales High School

Camp Includes:

  • Instruction with focus on skating, shooting, passing and stick-handling
  • Off-ice activities including conditioning, strategy “chalk talk,” equipment fitting and care
  • Certificate of Participation

Camp Itinerary:

  • Arrive 8:00am
  • On-ice 8:30am-9:45am
  • Rest/chalk talk 9:45-10:15am
  • On-ice 10:15-11:30am
  • Off-ice 11:30am-12:15pm
  • Pick up 12:15pm
EASTON
June 3-7, 2019
8:30am-12:15pm
Cost: $300
Register for camp online >

NORTH
June 10-14, 2019
8:30am-12:15pm
Cost: $300
Register for camp online >

NORTH
July 15-19, 2019
8:30am-12:15pm
Cost: $300
Register for camp online >

Sign up for two or more weeks of Chiller Hockey Camp and receive $100 off the second and third week of Chiller Hockey Camp. Must contact Kelly at kfogt@thechiller.com to receive the discount. Discount valid for this camp series online. Not applicable to other Chiller camps.

Required Gear:
  • Hockey Helmet with Facemask
  • Hockey Skates (rentals included with registration)
  • Hockey Stick
  • Hockey Pants
  • Elbow Pads
  • Hockey Gloves
  • Shin Pads

Wear to Camp:

  • Athletic Pants/Shorts
  • T-shirt/Sweatshirt
  • Athletic Shoes (no sandals)

Easton - June 3-7, 2019 - Register for camp online >

North - June 10-14, 2019- Register for camp online >

North - July 15-19, 2019 - Register for camp online >

Download a printable flier >

For more information, please contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner:
rschriner@thechiller.com | 614-791-9999 x125


Specialized Hockey Skills Series - Train, Improve, Have Fun!

April 4-May 9, 2019
Thursdays (6 weeks)
Lead Coach: Darcy Cahill

Ages 6-8: 4:30-5:30pm Register now >
Ages 9-12: 5:30-6:30pm Register now >

OhioHealth Chiller North
8144 Highfield Drive
Lewis Center, OH 43035

Cost: $120

Equipment needed:skates, gloves, elbow pads, stick  & helmet.

  • A unique, individual-skills focused off-ice program offered only at OhioHealth Chiller North
  • 5:1 Player/Coach Ratio
  • Top Area Coaches – Directed by Darcy Cahill
  • Players having fun will practice more!

Program Includes:

  • Skating Treadmill - A Chiller North exclusive! - Develops a proper and efficient skating stride, balance and hockey position. Eliminate bad habits!
  • RapidShot - A Chiller North exclusive! Develops shot release, speed and accuracy, and proper weight transfer for a powerful, accurate shot!
  • Stick Handling Station  - Develops confident puck carrying, heads up skating, creative stick handling!
Ages 6-8: 4:30-5:30pm Register now >
Ages 9-12: 5:30-6:30pm Register now >
 
Download printable flyer >
 
Please contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner for more information - rschriner@thechiller.com or 614-791-9999 x125.

Chiller Spring Goalie Clinics

Lead Instructor: Dave Caruso

Chiller Spring Goalie Clinics

Schedule (4-week sessions):
Tuesdays, March 19-April 9, 2019 and/or April 16-May 7, 2019
6:15-7:00pm Off-Ice; 7:00-8:00pm On-Ice
OhioHealth Chiller NORTH (Lewis Center)

Price:  $160 per 4-weeks session

Session 1
Tuesdays, March 19-April 9, 2019
6:15-7:00pm Off-Ice; 7:00-8:00pm On-Ice
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Session 2
Tuesdays, April 16-May 7, 2019
6:15-7:00pm Off-Ice; 7:00-8:00pm On-Ice
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Camp will focus on:

  • Goalie Skating Movements (shuffles, t-pushes, c-cuts, edge work, balance, agility)
  • Fundamental Saves with Rebound Control (glove/blocker, stick usage, body and butterfly saves)
  • On Ice and Full Recovery/Movement (recovering to edges, butterfly slides, lateral adjustments and lateral release)
  • Positioning (angles, depth and being square)
  • Game Situations (save selections, behind the net plays, screen/traffic, deflections, breakaways and proper use of butterfly, RVH and VH saves)
  • Puckhandling (passing, distributing the puck)
  • Off Ice Training (proper warmup, eye/hand coordination, visualization and developing more athleticism)

About Coach Caruso

  • Goalie Development Coordinator, USA Hockey - Mid Am District (2016 - current)
  • Goaltender Mentor Coach, IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) (2017 - current)
  • Goalie Development Coach, New Jersey Devils (2012-2014) 
  • 6-season professional career (2006-2012)
    • 238 professional games played
  • 4 seasons at the Ohio State University (2002-2006)
    • 11 shutouts and a 2.07 goals-against average
    • Helped lead team to 3 NCAA Tournament berths, 4 straight 20-win seasons and the 2004 CCHA Mason Cup

Session 1
Tuesdays, March 19-April 9, 2019
6:15-7:00pm Off-Ice; 7:00-8:00pm On-Ice
Click to register >

Session 2
Tuesdays, April 16-May 7, 2019
6:15-7:00pm Off-Ice; 7:00-8:00pm On-Ice
Click to register >

Download printable flier >

Contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner for more information:
rschriner@thechiller.com  |  614-791-9999 x125


Camp Chiller

A fun way for your kids to spend part of summer break!!

Camp Chiller will introduce your child to ice skating, as well as engage them in fun activities and projects.

Camp includes at least 1 hour of skating a day!

Click here to register online >

  • Ages: 4-11 (Campers will be split off ice by age and on ice by skill level)
  • Cost per week: $175 (Monday-Friday)
  • Cost per day: $45 per day if enrolled in advance or $50 per day if enrolling day of camp (walk-in registration only available if space allows)
  • Days: Monday-Friday
  • Times: 9:30AM-2:30PM

2019 Camp Chiller Schedule

OhioHealth Chiller North

OhioHealth Chiller Easton

  • July 29-August 2, 2019
  • August 5-9, 2019

Easton camps will be offered as part of the Columbus Academy Summer Experience program with full day option available.

For details and registration visit www.columbusacademy.org.

Camp activities include:

  • Skating lesson from a professional skating instructor
  • Supervised free skate with games
  • Art projects and activities
  • Behind the scenes look at ice making and maintenance
  • Lunch - bring your own, or purchase from us
  • Themed weeks with activities focused on ice-related sports (hockey, figure skating, speedskating, etc.)

Each full week camper will receive:

  • A Camp Chiller t-shirt
  • 1 public skating pass
  • Skating evaluation

What parents are saying about Camp Chiller

"Lots of fun! Great counselors and instructors!"

"Michael was sad today on his way to camp, because today was the last day of camp. Everybody did a fantastic job - we will definitely come again!"

"My kids love Camp Chiller. They won't do anything else."

"I was very pleased. My kids have never been on the ice before and their instructors were awesome! They are great with the kids - patient, warm & friendly."

"Great program! Sarah did more cool activities here then she's done at any other camp!"

"My 5 year old son Jacob loves and always looks forward to skating and all the other great activities at Camp Chiller."

Our Staff

All counselors and instructors are regular - not seasonal employees and each have passed a background check. They have been with the Chiller for several years and have extensive training and experience working with children in an educational and supportive environment. Camp Chiller is proud to have such an outstanding staff!

Click here to register online >

For more Camp Information, please contact Pam at pmorlan@thechiller.com or 614-791-9999 x156.


Chiller Tryout Prep SeriesChiller Tryout Prep Series

Designed to prepare any/all players trying out for travel hockey through skill development and conditioning.

For  players looking to improve skills in the off-season. Must have dark and white jersey.

Coached by Darcy Cahill and other high level professional coaches.

March 12-April 19, 2019
OhioHealth Chiller North*
Weekly practice/scrimmage

*Wed. 3/13 and Fri. 4/5 at DUBLIN.

$360/player; $225/goalie

6 week session

2011-13 Birth Years: Group 1
Practice Tuesdays 6:00-6:50pm
Game Fridays 6:00-6:50pm*
18 Players And 2 Goalies Max
Register player >
Register Goalie >

2011-13 Birth Years: Group 2
Practice Wednesdays 6:00-6:50pm*
Game Fridays  6:00-6:50pm*
18 Players And 2 Goalies Max
Register player >
Register Goalie >

2008-10 Birth Years: Group 3
Practice Tuesdays 7:00-7:50pm
Game Fridays 7:00-7:50pm*
18 Players And 2 Goalies Max
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Register Goalie >

2008-10 Birth Year: Group 4
Practice Wednesdays 7:00-7:50pm*
Game Fridays 7:00-7:50pm*
18 Players And 2 Goalies Max
Register player >
Register Goalie >

2005-07 Birth Years: Group 5
Practice Tuesdays 8:00-8:50pm
Game Fridays 8:00-8:50pm*
18 Players And 2 Goalies Max
Register player >
Register Goalie >

2005-07 Birth Years: Group 6
Practice Wednesdays 8:00-8:50pm*
Game Fridays 8:00-8:50pm*
18 Players And 2 Goalies Max
Register player >
Register Goalie >

Download printable information sheet >

For more information contact Rob Schriner (614) 791-9999 x125 or rschriner@thechiller.com.


Lace Up, Have Fun - Ponytail Pond Hockey

April 1 - May 20, 2019
Mondays, 6:00-6:50pm
8 weeks
OhioHealth Chiller Easton

Girls ages 6-12 years old (all skill levels welcome)

Cost: $160 per player; $85 per goalie

The plan is simple: sign up, show up, lace up, HAVE FUN! Teams will be divided for half-ice scrimmage based on age and relative skill for safe and fun games.

Register online PLAYER >

Register online GOALIE >

Download a printable information sheet >

For more information, please contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner - rschriner@thechiller.com or 614-791-9999 x125.



Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey School

2019 Blue Jackets Summer Hockey School

The Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey School will concentrate on the fundamentals of skating, stick handling, and passing; with special instruction on positional play and power skating. Young players will develop solid, fundamental skills that will build a strong foundation for their entire hockey career. Older players will focus on advanced passing, shooting, skating, and stick handling skills while also working on team play and proper checking techniques.

Full camp info here >

2019 Hockey School Dates, Times, and Location

July 22-26 at OhioHealth Chiller North

Squirt Camp
Ages: 9-10 years old
Time: 8:00am-12:15pm
Cost: $400
Register for camp >

Pee Wee Camp
Ages: 11-12 years old
Time: 8:00am-12:15pm
Cost: $400
Register for camp > 

Goalie Camp - Mite/Squirt
Ages: 7-10 years old
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Cost: $250
Register for camp >

July 29-August 2 at OhioHealth Chiller North

Mini-Mite Camp
Ages: 5-6 years old
Time: 8:30am-12:00pm
Cost: $325
Register for camp >

Mite Camp
Ages: 7-8 years old
Time: 1:00-5:15pm
Cost: $400
Register for camp >

Elite A/AA/AAA Conditioning
Ages: 9-14 years old
Time: 9:00-11:00am
Cost: $275
Register for camp >

August 5-9 at OhioHealth Chiller North

Bantam/Midget Camp
Ages: 13-16 years old
Time: 8:00am-12:15pm
Cost: $400
Register for camp >

Girls Camp 6-17
Ages: 6-17 years old
Time: 8:15am-12:15pm
Cost: $400
Register for camp >

Contact Hockey Director Rob Schriner for more information - rschriner@thechiller.comor 614-791-9999 x125.


Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Fundamentals Goalie Camp

Register for camp >

Lead Instructor: Dave CarusoDave Caruso

Location:
OhioHealth Chiller North
8144 Highfield Drive,
Lewis Center, OH

Dates: June 24-28, 2018 (Monday-Friday)

Time: 8:15am-12:45pm

Ages: 6-16 years old

SaveMaker Fundamentals Camp is perfect for the players who want to focus more on the fundamentals of playing goaltender position.  This camp is designed to give goalies the opportunity to enhance their technical save techniques, save selections and goalie specific movements through a variety of drills and game-like situations.  We will breakdown the goaltender position and the specialized skills needed to help goaltenders improve and feel confident in their game.
We will have a mix of current college, junior and varsity high school level goaltenders to help give insight to the campers about what it takes to succeed and push their game to the next level.  Due to NCAA restrictions, we cannot use their names or likenesses.

  • 7.5 hrs on ice goalie specific exercises - goalie power skating, technical and game situational drills
  • 7+ hrs off ice development to be lead by top trainers in Columbus.  Activities will include yoga, hand-eye coordination, flexibility, balance, and quick/active hands
  • 3.75 hrs of video and goalie seminars on topics such as goal setting, routines, positive attitude, team work, preparedness, and choosing the right equipment
  • Video review (NHL clips)
  • Max of 3:1 camper to instructor ratio

Cost: $390

Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Fundamentals typical camp schedule:

  • 8:15-8:40am: Warm up    
  • 9:00-10:30am: On-Ice - Fundamental and Save Techniques
  • 10:45-11:45am: Off-Ice Conditioning - Yoga/Athletic Development
  • 12:00-12:45pm: Classroom Development - Video and Goalie Seminars
  • 12:45pm: Check out

Each camper will receive a jersey, water bottle and “swag bag.”

Raffles and prizes from the following sponsors: OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks, Vaughn Hockey, Vice Design, Caruso Hockey, Personal Best Consulting, Harbor Yoga and more.

Register for camp >

For more information, please contact Coach Dave Caruso - carusohockey@gmail.com.


Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Elite Goalie Camp

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Lead Instructor: Dave CarusoDave Caruso

Location:
OhioHealth Chiller North
8144 Highfield Drive,
Lewis Center, OH

Date: June 24-28, 2019 (Monday-Friday)

Time: 10:00am-4:15pm

Ages/Level: 13 years old and older, must have played travel or high school hockey. Others need to be approved by Coach Caruso.

The Elite Camp is designed for goaltenders who want to push themselves to the next level. Goalies will work on conditioning, goalie specific agility and movement in the morning session. In the afternoon, goalies will be split into groups to work on save techniques, selection and game situations. We will focus on competitive and game-like situations. We will design new and innovative learning opportunities that professional and collegiate goalies are currently using.

We will have a mix of current college and junior level goaltenders to help give insight to the campers about what it takes to succeed and push their game to the next level. Due to NCAA restrictions, we cannot use their names or likenesses.

  • 12.5 hrs on ice goalie specific exercises - goalie power skating, technical and game situational drills
  • 7+ hrs off ice development to be lead by top trainers in Columbus. Training will include yoga, hand-eye coordination, flexibility, balance, and quick/active hands
  • 3.75 hrs of video and goalie seminars on topics such as goal setting, motivation, routines, emotional regulation, self-control, positive attitude, coping with pressure, team work, managing energy levels, preparedness, perseverance, situational awareness and choosing the right equipment
  • Video review (NHL clips and current camp's goalie work)
  • Varsity, AAA, Junior, Collegiate, or Professional level shooters
  • Max 3:1 camper to instructor ratio
  • Lunch is provided everyday

Cost: $675

Each camper will receive a jersey, water bottle and “swag bag.” 

Raffles and prizes from the following sponsors: OhioHealth Chiller Ice Rinks, Vaughn Hockey, Vice Design, Caruso Hockey, Personal Best Consulting, Harbor Yoga and more.

Register for camp >

For more information, please contact Coach Dave Caruso - carusohockey@gmail.com.

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Chiller-Caruso SaveMaker Elite Goalie Camp
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With Coach Dave Caruso. SaveMaker Fundamentals Camp is perfect for the players who want to focus more on the fundamentals of playing goaltender position.
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