RED DEER - Seventy-Two 2005-2007 born and Fourty-Six 2007-2008 born female athletes from across Alberta have been selected to attend the 2022 Team Alberta U18 and U16 Female Summer Camps.
Invitations have been extended to eight goaltenders, 24 defence and 40 forwards to attend the Team Alberta U18 Female Summer Camp July 12-17 in Red Deer, which is the first step in the selection process for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island.
The selection process for U18 is based on athletes being evaluated with their Hockey Canada sanction Club Team throughout the 2021-22 season. From the U18 Summer Camp, a shortlist will be established, with those players getting invited to Fall Camp in September and being scouted with their club teams until the 20 players who will comprise the roster for Team Alberta are named.
Team Alberta U18 Female Summer Camp Invites >
Six goaltenders,16 defence, and 24 forwards have been invited to take part in the Team Alberta U16 Summer Development Camp July 14-17. The selection process for U16 is based on players performances during the 2022 Alberta Challenge in Red Deer, which ran May 4-8. The U16 Summer Development Camp is where athletes train to progress within the Team Alberta program. The camp focuses on skill development, position specific focus, off-ice training and much more to help accelerate them towards the possibility of getting an invite to the U18 Summer Camp and other opportunities in the future.
Team Alberta U16 Female Summer Camp Invites >
"We are excited to be getting back to a traditional summer camp with our U16 and U18 groups, and are very pleased with the level of talent that we are bringing to both camps," said Kendall Newell, Manager of Female Hockey. "The coaching staff is excited to work with both groups and see what they can show us as they move forward in the Team Alberta process."
All games will be streamed live for free on HockeyTV.