Bob Johnson Hockey School returns to Vail |

Bob Johnson Hockey School returns to Vail

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Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado ” Mark Johnson, an Olympic gold medalist and newly-named head coach of the 2010 U.S. Olympic women’s ice hockey team, will lead the Bob Johnson Hockey School at Vail, Colorado’s Dobson Arena, July 19 to 25.

Mark Johnson was the leading scorer of the U.S. team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 at Lake Placid. The son of the school’s founder, Mark Johnson has taught at the camp for 24 years.

The hockey camp costs $445 for open registration, $420 for Eagle County residents, $400 for Vail residents or $175 for the goalie session. Participants must be eight years or older with one year of prior ice hockey experience.

All age groups will receive three hours of on-ice instruction and one hour of off-ice instruction. The camp will conclude with a 90-minute skate and graduation session.

Registration is available through July 19 at or calling 970-479-2271.

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