My name is Fred and my son just finished your second session in Kents Hill. We live in Wisconsin, but I grew up in Maine. He has been to a lot of hockey camps. Shattuck St Mary’s, Andrews in Prince Edward Island, Planet Hockey, Total Hockey and Turcotte just to mention a few. This was his first boarding camp so I did a lot of research on what I thought would be the best camp. I know he was a little nervous as we drove to the camp, but that didn’t last long.
The instructors were great right from the start. My parents live 90 minutes from Kents Hill so I got to watch some of the skating sessions. When the week was over we both agreed that Pro Ambitions is the best hockey camp he has attended by far. It was a true hockey camp, that left him exhausted every night. He has had 2 years of PeeWee’s but this was the first time I saw him checking with the proper technique. It really made a difference the way he battled every time the puck went in the corner. Whether the kid was 5 feet tall or 6 feet tall he found a way to come out with the puck.
I know we all want our kids to have fun at camp, but to have a blast and bring your game to another level is a great thing. For next year he has all ready said this is the only camp he wants to attend. A lot of the boys were talking about the BU camp. That is why I wanted to send you this e-mail while its fresh on my mine. I know you only want the best kids in Boston for the AAA Camps, after this past week this is where he would like to go. He may want to return to Kents Hill, but I think if he had the chance he would pick BU. I know you set up interviews so you get the right kids, but who would be better to evaluate my son then the instructors who just saw him. His head instructor was Ryan Grant. Also Phil Russell who was great to talk to, then there was Eric who ran the camp, Evan Richardson and a few more.
I know next summer is a long way down the road, but he was so excited with the camp. We have a big tournament this weekend in Minneapolis it will be fun to watch how much his game has improved. Thanks for your time and bringing the love of hockey back to a 12 year old boy. Please let me know your thoughts.