USA Hockey hosts U.S. Women's National Team camps throughout the year with varying purposes. Each camp has a common element of continued player development and advancement of the sport with additional intent specific to the camp.
After being identified and selected to participate, players are continuously evaluated and take part in camps to either help improve their on-ice skills, mental game and conditioning, or to compete and make a roster that will represent the U.S. in international play.
The USA Hockey Women's National Festival is a week-long event that typically takes place annually at the Lake Placid Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York, but will take place in Blaine, Minn. in 2021. The Festival is used to help select two 22-player rosters for the U18 and U22 series against Canada.
The USA Hockey Women's Winter Training Camp is a training session designed to help the top players prepare for upcoming international events.
USA Hockey hosts U.S. Women's National Team Evaluation Camps to evaluate player progression and provide training guidelines as players prepare for upcoming opportunities with the U.S. Women's National Team.
In the build-up to the Olympic Winter Games, USA Hockey hosts a U.S. Women's National Team Selection Camp that is used to determine the roster that will train together and participate in various competitions prior to the Olympics.
Camps for post-graduate players within the U.S. Women's National Team player pool have been held in various forms depending on the U.S. schedule for that specific season.
USA Hockey has hosted off-ice camps for players within the U.S. Women's National Team player pool to work on their off-ice training regimen.
Goaltending specific camps have been held in several formats to help each goalie contending for a spot on the Women's National Team roster improve all physical and mental aspects of the position.