Registration for 2024 Women's Try Hockey Camp Opens January 23, 2024 @ 8am. 

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Women's Try Hockey Camp



April 10 - June 15, 2024

9:00- 10:00pm - Bowness Arena


Space is limited, please reserve your spot early to avoid disappointment!

  • Open to all adult females new to hockey.
  • Full hockey equipment is required.
  • Friday evenings @ Bowness Arena



Girls Hockey Calgary's Women's Try Hockey Camp focuses on individual skill development for adult female athletes new to hockey On-ice sessions are run by experienced hockey coaches and will focus on individual skating, puck-handling, passing and shooting skills. 

Schedule Overview 

  • Bowness Arena
  • Friday Evenings - Skills/Game Sessions
  • Wed, May 15 - Camp Shoot-a-thon - Charity Fundraiser - Score Hockey Range

What's Included?

  • On-Ice Sessions (8)
    • 6 skill sessions
    • 2 games
    • 1 Shooting Clinic
    • 1 Introduction to Coaching Session
  • Shoot-a-thon
  • Camp Jersey


What Skills Will We Learn?

Sessions are designed to build skills consistently while maintaining a high level of engagement. Skills will change each week to maintain engagement but stay consistent enough to provide results over the period, with a focus on quality of repetitions versus a full session of repetitions. Each session will include core stick skills appropriate to the skill level.

  • Skating - base
  • Stickhandling - base
  • Shooting - base
  • Skating - edgework
  • Stickhandling + skating
  • Shooting + skating
  • Core stick skills
    • Passing
    • Shooting
    • Stickhandling

What's Required?

  • Full Hockey Equipment
    • Helmet
    • Neck Guard
    • Shoulder Pads
    • Elbow Pads
    • Gloves
    • Jill
    • Hockey Pants
    • Shin Pads
    • Hockey Socks
    • Skates
    • Stick


Laura Dostaler

Program Director, Community Development
Girls Hockey Calgary Association (GHC)

Laura oversees program and player development for GHC's Jr. Inferno Community stream. Many of you know Laura from her professional playing career with the CWHL and most recently the PWHPA, as well as her development training with GHC players and coaches over the past two years. Her specialty is delivering high-quality, fun and engaging sessions to athletes at all skill levels.

Laura's Mission: “Provide an engaging and positive environment that accelerates development and learning habits while having fun and competing with friends and teammates."

Tentative Master Schedule