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An Unforgettable Training Experience for
Youth and Adult Figure Skaters

July 26-30, 2023

Dobson Ice Arena 

Vail, Colorado

Youth Camp July 26-28

Adult Camp July 29-30

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Featuring Olympic Medalist & two time U.S. National Figure Skating Champion: Gracie Gold

While in Vail, you'll get to skate with, learn from, train with, and get to know the wonderful Gracie Gold herself. From jump and spin technique to her experience as an elite athlete, you'll gain a wealth of knowledge from her into the world of competitive figure skating. Plus, opportunities for one-on-one lessons.

About The Road To Gold Destination Vail
Training Camp

We believe that skaters of all ages and levels deserve the opportunity to train like an elite athlete in both large and small markets. This summer, we have partnered with Shipstad Entertainment and the Vail Skating Festival to bring Road to Gold Training Camps to Vail, Colorado - a destination for families to enjoy a fun filled vacation along with an opportunity for your skater to train. The camp will provide athletes all over the world with quality coaching and a positive, upbeat, and unforgettable experience. 


Our figure skating training camp is designed for both youth and adult figure skaters. Whether you're a competitive skater, taking tests for your own personal fulfillment, or just want to improve your skills while being surrounded by inspiring athletes and world-class coaches, there's something for everyone! 


The mission of Road to Gold Destination Vail is to empower athletes like you to believe in themselves within the scope of the sport and beyond by providing unique opportunities for education, communication and collaboration. Our team is passionate about helping you develop your talents and will be there to guide you in learning how to embrace your own special qualities and goals both on and off the ice. 


About the Vail Skating Festival

Started in 2018, The Vail Skating Festival includes: summer and winter training clinics/seminars, free outdoor shows during the month of December, and the Ice Spectacular show at Dobson Arena. The shows feature US National medalists, International medalists, and Olympians. Past stars of the shows have included Patrick Chan, Mirai Nagasu, and Karen Chen to name a few.

Meet the Road to Gold Coaching Team

Plus other surprise guest coaches!


Gracie Gold

Olympic Medalist and two-time U.S. National Figure Skating Champion

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Drew Meekins

National and International Coach, World & Olympic Choreographer


Eddie Shipstad

National, International, and World PSA Master Rated Jump Specialist


Geoffry Varner

Jr Grand Prix Final Bronze Medalist 2005

Jr World Competitor

National and International Medalist

Sr Coach at San Diego Ice Arena

James Hernandez

Three-time British Jr. National Champion

 Two-time Jr World Competitor, 2023 Jr World Pewter Medalist

Jr Grand Prix Medalist

National Coach & Choreographer

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What People Are Saying

"The coaching staff does an awesome job in helping each skater achieve great things on the ice, but also encouraging them to be great humans off the ice! She leaves the Road to Gold camps inspired every time!"


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