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  • Gender: Male
  • Dates: August 3-6, 2023
  • Age: 2009 & 2011
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Showcase
  • Elite Division
  • Male Event
  • Development
  • Individual-Entry
  • Invite Only
  • Scouted

Event Details

The 2023 Prime Maize and Blue Camp will host players from the US and Canada at the 2009 & 2011 birth years.

Participants will have the unique opportunity to learn transferable-to-game skills from professional coaches at various levels, including  AHL, NCAA Div I, U.S. National Team Development Program, USHL, and Bishop Kearney Selects. The Camp will host a maximum of 76 players per group (Maximum player to coach ratio of 6:1 for all skills sessions).

The camp includes:

  • 5 skills sessions (60-70 mins each)
    • Three (3) Team skills sessions
    • Two (2) Position specific skills sessions
    • Lead instructors are current NCAA Div 1, AHL, USHL, and U.S. NTDP coaches and staff
    • 3+ instructors on the ice per session
    • Most/all sessions will include a goalie instructor
  • 3 full-ice games (3 X 15 Minute stop time) 
    • 2011s are non-contact
    • 2009s are full contact
  • Performance Nutrition lecture & presentation
  • Maize & Blue camp jersey & socks

To be considered, please fill out the inquiry form here



  • Name: Nick Betz
  • Email:
  • Phone: (586) 854-2170

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This is a Stay To Play (STP) event.  All participating teams/individuals that live outside of an hour are considered travel participants and must follow the event STP policy unless otherwise approved by the event director.  Should a team/individual decide that they do not want to stay in our approved hotels there is an opt-out fee.

Click here o book your accommodation.

For information or questions regarding hotel bookings - please contact Team Travel Source at or 502-354-9103.




  • Body (Checking) contact will begin at the 2008 age group.

  • All games will be 3 x 15 min stop time periods. Ice cut at the half way point of the 2nd period (first whistle after 7:30). 

  • Penalties will result in a shootout attempt. If the player doesn't score, faceoff will be in zone. If player scores, faceoff at center ice.

  • Touch-up offsides.


  • A zero tolerance for verbal abuse is in effect and will be enforced for all team officials, players, and spectators.

  • Appropriate penalties will be assessed for disputing or arguing a decision of the officials, any visual demonstration of dissatisfaction, or for the use of obscene or vulgar language to anyone at any time during the event.


How does my son get invited to a Prime / Invite-only event?

Participants for our Prime and other invite-only events are selected by our coaches and scouting staff. In most cases, players are invited based on either feedback from our staff from the prior Spring, or from our in-person scouting efforts during the Fall/Winter season. If you would like your child to be considered, please fill out the Inquiry form.

What is your cancellation policy?

Please refer to our cancellation policy here.

Do you have female programming?

Of course! We offer female only tournaments, female specific teams, and a number of co-ed tournaments with female divisions. Please fill out our contact form <here> and we will be in touch to walk you through our female programming!

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Inquiry Form

Camp Staff

2023 Camp Staff

Nick Betz- Admin

Play Hockey

Jon Globke - Admin

Play Hockey

Jared DeMichel - Lead Instructor

Michigan State - Associate Head Coach

Kevin Reiter - Lead Instructor

University of Michigan - Assistant Coach

Kevin Patrick - Lead Instructor

Culver Academy - Boys Hockey Programming Manager & U18 HC

Mike Hamilton - Lead Instructor

USHL Head Coach

Brad Fast - Lead Instructor

MSU Director of Player Development

Cam Cooper - Assistant Instructor

Bell Tire U14 - Coach

Ryan Hayes - Assistant Instructor

USNTDP- Assistant Coach

Trevor Coykendell - Assistant Instructor

Adrian College Hockey Coach

Andy Howard - Assistant Instructor

Medicine Hat Tigers WHL

Matt Johnson - Assistant Instructor

Bell Tire U14 - Coach

Mike Towns - Lead Instructor

Michigan State University - Assistant Coach


Sample Camp Schedule

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