Summer Rookie Camp 2012

June 23rd – July 7th 2012

Val Senales, Italy

The World Rookie Tour is back for season 2012.13 and the kickoff event will happen soon with the upcoming International Training meeting “Summer Rookie Camp” in Val Senales, Italy. Scheduled from June 23rd till July 7th, it will be the only European summer event for the rookie tour and and it will offer a unique training experience in the wonderfull Gentlemen’s Nitro Snowpark, one of the best summer park on the Alps.

The Summer Rookie Camp is a unique opportunity to meet and hang with rookies from all over Europe. Among the many activities of this meeting there will be freestyle camps, barbeque, skate contest and a Red Bull Party which is going to be unforgettable. Riders from all Europe will join at this International camp: a unique chance to improve your riding skills, english knowledge and meet new friends from all over.


The Summer Rookie Camp will host the Photo & Video Rookie Shooting on June 28 and  29 with a special format. Infact, in addition to the production of an article for an italian snowboard magazine and an official video edit for the web, all the riders will receive a DVD with the pictures and the footage of the shooting, free of rights, to be used for their own purpose: edit your own video, use the pics for your facebook profile, show your sponsor how good you are or  print a nice picture for your Granma.


The Gentlemen's Nitro Snowpark in Val Senales is one of the best summer snowparks in the Alps, with a lot of obstacles from easy line to pro line. The tourist facility providing accommodation is the beautiful Apparthotel Kurtz*** in full board service. The hotel is just 200 mt away from the cableway: from breakfast to the glacier in less than 20 minutes! The hotel has every comfort: a swimming pool, gym, wellness centre, basket and tennis courts, a five-a-side football pitch, and a very nice skatepark  where skateboard camp will be available for free every evening.


The Weekly packages for the Summer Rookie Camp include accomodation in full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner),  access to swimming pool and skatepark,  6 days lift tickets. 
Dates: 23-30 June or 30 June-7 July (available on request also 5 and 10 days packages)

Cost: 470€ (available on request also snowboard and skateboard lessons with italian pro riders) 
* For teams of 10 riders and more, the coach will get free package (including free lift tickets and free accomodation in full board).

Shuttle Service from VERONA (Airport-Train Station-Highway) every saturday at 50€ per person.


To know more about the Rookie Camp in Val Senales, watch pictures and video from the last editions, check the official website at


WATCH AND DOWNLOAD THE VIDEO from last 2-star slopestyle Summer Rookie Fest 2011 in Val Senales at



 phone: +39.340.3285569
 Official website

Pictures by Eleonora Raggi



The Summer Rookie Fest is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in collaboration with Board Riders and the Asociace Ceského Snowboardingu and made possible thanks to DC, Protest, Nitro,, supported by Cableway Val Senales, Gentlemen's Riders, Neuro, energized by Red Bull. You can watch it on Onboard European Snowboard Magazine, Board.TV, Free Magazine, Freeride.CZ, and Entry.

World Rookie Tour – Summer 2012 Calendar 
Summer Rookie Camp – Val Senales, Italy – international training camp – 23 June . 7 july 2012 
ustralian Rookie Fest – Thredbo, Australia – 3Star –  17.19 August 2012 
Mall Sport South America Rookie Fest – Valle Nevado, Chile – 2Star – August 2012



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