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At HOC, we've always got lots of stories about our summer hockey camp in Northern Ontario! Check out our most recent posts below.


Thanks...Eagle Crest Family Retreats Memories

Thanks...Eagle Crest Family Retreats Memories

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

Thank you to all of the families that came to enjoy Eagle Crest Family Retreats with us this summer.

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HOC Hosts Family Retreats For Summer 2021

HOC Hosts Family Retreats For Summer 2021

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

HOCKEY OPPORTUNITY CAMP would like to introduce all our summer camp families to Eagle Crest Family Retreats. NEW AND ONLY FOR SUMMER 2021!

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Hockey Opportunity Camp 2021 Season Cancelled

Hockey Opportunity Camp 2021 Season Cancelled

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

AS OF TODAY, WE HAVE INFORMED ALL OUR FAMILIES, CAMPERS, AND STAFF THAT WE WILL NOT BE OPERATING OVERNIGHT SUMMER CAMP PROGRAMMING AT HOCKEY OPPORTUNITY CAMP FOR THE SUMMER 2021 SEASON. 

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May 16th News and Updates: HOC2021 Status Update

May 16th News and Updates: HOC2021 Status Update

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

As you may have heard and seen, Ontario Premier Doug Ford made a comment on the news (on May 16th) that indicated that summer camps would be allowed to open this summer. Unfortunately, at this time, we do not know the parameters surrounding his comment, as we have yet to receive any safe re-opening guidance from the Ontario Ministry of Health and any confirmation of opening from our local health unit (North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit).

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Health Centre Match Game and Answer Sheet

Health Centre Match Game and Answer Sheet

Posted in What's New at HOC, Staff News, Camp Stories, Countdown to HOC 2021

Our on-site Health Centre is well equipped and ready to manage many of the health care needs of the camp community. Here's a fun way to find out more. Let's play Health Centre Match Game.

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Introducing Wellness Training @ HOC

Introducing Wellness Training @ HOC

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, Staff News, What's New at HOC

Highlighting one of our unique activities - Wellness Training and the incredible staff committed to facilitating the program this summer.

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HOC MARCH 2021 NEWS AND UPDATES

HOC MARCH 2021 NEWS AND UPDATES

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, Staff News, What's New at HOC

Although we know that the trajectory of Covid-19 will ultimately determine the successful re-opening of camp, we continue to remain hopeful and patient as we plan for camp in the months ahead, leading into summer. Entrust that we are working hard to plan for an amazing summer camp experience, as always.

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Talking Hockey: Puck Handling Skill Progressions

Talking Hockey: Puck Handling Skill Progressions

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, Hockey Talk

Just like the pros, it is important to keep your puck handling skills fresh every chance you get. HOC's Coach Keith, David & Josh are going to show you how.

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Aquaglide Track..Coming HOC2021

Aquaglide Track..Coming HOC2021

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, On The Water, What's New at HOC

It’s exciting, it's big, it’s challenging and most importantly, it’s tons of fun. Introducing HOC’s newest Aquaglide Challenge Track, coming summer of 2021.

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HOC JANUARY 2021 NEWS AND UPDATES

HOC JANUARY 2021 NEWS AND UPDATES

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, Staff News, What's New at HOC

As many of you were probably feeling, we too were excited to usher out 2020 and welcome in 2021 with the glimmer of hope and renewed excitement, as we look forward to better days ahead.

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2021 HOC Registration NOW OPEN

2021 HOC Registration NOW OPEN

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, What's New at HOC

We are excited to announce the opening of Hockey Opportunity Camp 2021 Registration. Check out all the new and updated changes to programming, group discounts and registration.

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Introducing Our 2020 HOC Staff Team

Introducing Our 2020 HOC Staff Team

Posted in Staff News, Countdown to HOC 2021

Although we weren't able to join together on the shores of Eagle Lake this summer, we still want to acknowledge all the wonderful, dedicated and talented staff that would have made up the 2020 HOC Staff Team.

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Hello Campers: Final Campfire of HOC2020

Hello Campers: Final Campfire of HOC2020

Posted in Camp Stories, Countdown to HOC 2021

On what would have been the final campfire of HOC 2020, camp director Kevin sits down with Captain Camper to find all about about his summer. 

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Staff 'Sing-A-Long' to Pizza Man Song

Staff 'Sing-A-Long' to Pizza Man Song

Posted in Camp Stories, Countdown to HOC 2021

One of our most popular campfire songs is the ‘pizza man’ song because you can create your own unique verse to add to the ‘pizza song’. 

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On The Water: Using The Water Ski Boom

On The Water: Using The Water Ski Boom

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, On The Water

Thanks to the ‘boom’, an extension bar over the side of the boat, campers today have the opportunity to safely, effectively and efficiently learn to waterski.

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On The Water: Want To Be Water Ski Staff?

On The Water: Want To Be Water Ski Staff?

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021, On The Water

With water skiing being one of our most popular camp activities here at HOC, hiring qualified water ski instructors is one of our top priorities. Ever wonder what it takes to be a water ski instructor here at camp?

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Happy 40th Bday Jeff!

Happy 40th Bday Jeff!

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

'Captain Camper' and the rest of the HOC senior team want to wish Assistant Director Jeff a very happy 40th Birthday today

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By The Campfire: The Penquin Song

By The Campfire: The Penquin Song

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

Even though we can’t gather around the campfire at camp this summer, HOC senior staff are keeping the camp spirit alive with their ‘Algonquin’ version of the Penguin Song.

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Hockey Talk: Enjoy the Playoffs!

Hockey Talk: Enjoy the Playoffs!

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

Coach Keith talks hockey and gives a shout out to the NHL for the awesome job they are doing with bringing hockey back safely.

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Hockey Talk: Fitting Your Helmet

Hockey Talk: Fitting Your Helmet

Posted in Countdown to HOC 2021

Coach Keith, Hockey Director at HOC, goes over his tips for making sure you have a properly fitted and safe helmet.

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