- Team USA
- U.S. Synchronized Skating Team
- S.T.A.R.S. Off-Ice Testing
- Team USA Prep Seminar
- DREAM Program
- Sport Science and Medicine
- Tests Passed/U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalists
- Getting Started in Pairs and Ice Dancing
- Special Achievement Awards
- Nonqualifying Competitions Outside North America
U.S. Figure Skating's Athlete Development Department offers several camps annually to address the needs of developing athletes, including at least one national camp open to all regional (singles) or sectional (pairs, dance, synchronized skating) competitors at the juvenile level or higher. All camps have a maximum capacity, but are offered on a 'first come-first serve' basis within the eligible pool of athletes.
- Singles skaters: National Program Components Camp (held annually in mid-April)
- Dance skaters: National Program Components Camp & U.S. Figure Skating Dance Camp (held annually in late June)
- Pairs skaters: National Program Components Camp & U.S. Figure Skating Pairs Camp (held annually in mid-June)
- Synchronized Skaters (Juvenile & higher): Synchronized Skating Training Festival (held annually in late July)
- Synchronized Skaters (Juvenile & below): DREAM Camps series (held annually the first three Saturday of July)
In addition, U.S. Figure Skating's Athlete High Performance Department offers several high performance camps to address the needs of elite and emerging elite athletes, with the goal of preparing these skaters to be successful in international competitions. These programs are usually invitation only.
In addition to U.S. Figure Skating camps, many U.S. Figure Skating clubs will choose to run camps throughout the year. Once a camp listing request is completed and faxed to U.S. Figure Skating Headquarters, these club-run programs will be listed on U.S. Figure Skating Online. For more information on such programs, please visit the Club Camps, Clinics and Seminars page.
U.S. Figure Skating Spring Training Camp
March 29, 2015
U.S. Figure Skating is proud to announce the second annual Spring Training Camp! This camp is geared towards pre-juvenile through intermediate level athletes working to get a competitive head start prior to the summer competition season. The 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Spring Training Camp is a one-day camp, modeled after the U.S. Figure Skating National Program Components Camp, and will feature elite faculty members selected for their expertise in teaching athletes skills in the program components area. Several current and former Team USA skaters will also assist in coaching. Athletes will participate in on and off ice sessions designed to improve the core skating and performing skills including skills needed to excel in the program components area.
Athletes attending a Summer Team USA Camp have the opportunity to perform their short program and free skate program (ice dancing teams - short and free dances) in the competition. Athletes also participate in a 45-minute technical feedback session, pre-participation physical exam, mental training session (if desired) and half-day seminar. Read more...
Started in 2006, the U.S. Synchronized Skating Training Festival is a two-day program for competitive synchronized skaters, who competed at a qualifying level at the preceding Sectional Championships. Read more...
U.S. Figure Skating hosts the Synchronized Skating DREAM Camps separate one-day training camps modeled after the U.S. Synchronized Skating Training Festival. These camps are held at locations around the country and geared toward helping skaters at the beginner, preliminary, pre-juvenile, open juvenile and juvenile levels improve their individual and synchronized skating skills, in a fun setting. Read more...
The U.S. Figure Skating National Program Components Camp is the first national training camp open to athletes who competed in a qualifying event at the most recent regional (singles) or sectional (pairs and ice dancing) championships. Read more...
Champs Camp is a two-to-three-day conference for elite U.S. Figure Skating athletes and their primary or secondary coaches held annually in Colorado Springs, Colo. Read more...
National Pairs Camp is a two-day camp which has the goal of bringing all pair teams together along with prospective pairs skaters while creating an environment to share ideas a techniques and help pairs skating in the United States flourish. Read more...