Camp

CAMP SkateIA 2017 occurs in Los Angeles, California, August 18/19/20.

Camp Skate IA is an annual camp offered to skaters and skate instructors. It is designed for the skater who is looking to improve certain skills and is interested in trying out a variety of types of skating: hockey, artistic, slalom, trail, race, derby, skate park, tricks, games and more. We offer the camp on the east and west coasts, alternating each year. 2017 will find us on the west coast, in California, enjoying Los Angeles and the Mar Vista Roller Hockey Rink & Rec Center. The Host Hotel is LAX Travelodge. See details below for how to book your room.
CAMP SkateIA includes 18 hours of classes, an evening skate around the city and the famous Saturday night dance skate.

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Location & Host Hotel
For 2017, we will be enjoying the Mar Vista Recreation Center in Los Angeles, CA. It is located 25 minutes from LAX and our host hotel is a FREE shuttle from the airport. Likely up to 100 skaters will converge for the three day Skate Conference with 6 hours of classes each day for three days. CAMP Skate IA will also offer Instructor Certifications in Level 1, 2, Slalom and Skate Park before and after camp. Host Hotel details: we found an inexpensive option for our Host Hotel. Rooms with two queen beds are available for $111. Book a room and if you are looking for a roommate to keep costs down, we will be happy to assist in coordinating this aspect. Contact us with details. LAX Travelodge: 1804 East Sycamore Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245 Phone: 310-615-1073. We only have 20 rooms set aside, so book early. To book at our host hotel: Group Name: CAMP Skate IA $111 per night with two queen beds-This rate is only for Thurs/Fri/Sat. Guest must call 1-877-361-2499 and give the confirmation number  in order to book into this group. # 81830717.  The small print for this specific hotel: To change or cancel your reservation, please call: 1-800-363-2297.  Other charges may apply for local amenities like safe warranties and telephone access. Local surcharges or service charges are not included in the total room rate. Taxes are not quoted above and are additional.  Extra persons may incur additional charges at time of check in.  Please check with the property for further details.  Cancellation Information: 72 hours prior to arrival for booked rooms.
Schedule
Camp includes three days of classes starting at 9am with lunch at noon each day. There are six hours of classes each day, usually there is a choice of two classes each hour. The schedule includes choices of slalom, artistic, derby, dance, jam, hockey, aggressive, trail/race, games, tricks and more. The actual schedule and instructors will be completed by August 1st. Single day purchase is $85 and includes the T-shirt and lunch.
Cost
CAMP Skate IA costs $150 for Friday-Sunday and includes 18 hours of classes, a night dance, a camp t-shirt and other great swag. Housing is not included in this camp, but a Host Hotel will be designated, as well as a variety of options nearby. While much of the details can be shared here, what is more difficult to explain and share, is the extraordinary experience campers experience when learning new ways to skate, meeting new skaters who see the world they way you do. From professional skaters, to weekend warriors, camp offers you a chance to indulge in skating, in so many ways, with so many people who share your love of skating. Join us and experience the skate camp for yourself.
Getting to CAMP Skate IA
LAX (Los Angeles International) is only a 15 Uber/Lyft drive away from the Mar Vista Recreation Center where camp is located.
Who attends?
CAMP SkateIA is open to all quad and inlines skaters.  Although it was initially designed as a conference for Certified Skate Instructors, we updated the camp and now offer it for everyone who inlines or roller skates from advanced beginner through advanced.  While generally adults, people of all ages attend camp (parents must accompany their kids) and our instructors offer instructor to a wide variety of abilities and disciplines. All instructors are Certified Skate IA and each year brings different instructors, new classes and new ways to skate. It is the ONLY camp which brings the diversity of skating to one location. Join us for our 6th Annual CAMP SkateIA. Register here
Interested in becoming an instructor?
Those who are interested in becoming Certified Skate Instructors can take any of the Certifications offered just before, or just after CAMP. The schedule will be updated in early 2017. For new-to-instructing, you can start with Level 1, Slalom or Skate Park. Level 2 is available to anyone who has already taken the Level 1 Certification. Cost for Certification: Freestyle Slalom, Skate Park, Level 1, Level 2  $175 each (Regular price is $300)