Relive the magic of the 1980 USA Hockey Team
Maybe you were there. Maybe you watched it on TV, your parents told you about it, or you saw the Disney movie "Miracle." You've heard it was more than a hockey game, and it was. It was voted the greatest sports achievement of the 20th century. It was a Miracle!
Join Assistant Coach Craig Patrick and players from the gold medal winning 1980 USA Hockey Team for the fourth annual Miracle On Ice Fantasy Camp in magnificent Lake Placid, NY—host city of the historic 1980 Winter Olympic Games. Connect with the greatest sports moments of all time as you skate and compete in the 1980 Rink - Herb Brooks Arena where USA conquered the Russians and shocked the sports and political world. Meet and get to know the players from the greatest of all teams in the relaxed and friendly atmosphere that is Lake Placid.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I ensure my uniform will fit?
Each camper will receive a pre-camp form with questions providing us with exact measurements to ensure proper uniform and equipment sizes for each individual.
What experience is necessary to attend Miracle On Ice Fantasy Camp?
This camp is open to anyone 21 and over (all genders) from the beginner to the advanced player. This is a non-checking camp.
What equipment is needed during camp?
A replica 1980 USA Hockey uniform (home and away) will be provided, to include: jerseys, shell pants (uniform aspect only does not include padding), stockings, helmet, gloves, and other great gifts. Players will be required to bring their own protective equipment, skates, and sticks to the camp.
Do I need a rental car?
Round-trip transportation to and from the Albany Airport and Lake Placid, the hotel and the 1980 Rink - Herb Brooks Arena, and all social events is provided for you and your guest. It is at your discretion whether or not you feel it's necessary to rent a car or drive your own car during the week. We do request that during camp hours all players travel with their team. We encourage you to use the transportation provided to keep the group together and stay on time for the daily activities and functions.
What is the dress code during the week of camp?
Please dress warmly (winter boots, coat, hats and gloves) for the Opening Celebration. Throughout the week alpine casual attire (sweaters and slacks) is acceptable for evening functions. Please note that the Closing Banquet requires a sports coat or business casual attire.
Are family and friends allowed to attend camp functions?
Each registered camper is limited to one guest at an additional cost of $1,095, to include: ground transportation, lodging (shared accommodations with the registered camper) and meals. This special week is an experience of a lifetime and should be shared with your loved ones. Guests are welcome and encouraged to attend all practice sessions and games. There will be a number of additional activities offered for guests if they would like to participate.
Are there photographers and videographers available to capture the week's events?
A professional photographer and videographer will be on hand to capture your memories on film. A video of the week's events will be shown at the Closing Banquet and each camper will receive a DVD upon departure. Following the camp players will be sent a commemorative framed photo with the 1980 players and team photo. Additionally, campers will have the opportunity to purchase action photos throughout the week.