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icon Skate in Scandinavia – July 2021

tax-img Tour Type Exhibition Tour
days-img Days 10 Days
country-img Region Europe
city-img Locations Copenhagen, Angelholm, Stockholm

A high level hockey experience through one of Europe’s premier hockey countries!

An international tour with MVP is much more than just a hockey trip, it is an opportunity to represent the red, white, and blue overseas. More importantly, it is an opportunity to connect with the world at large through a shared common passion, ice hockey. You will meet and interact with players from the host teams both on and off the ice… giving you the chance to see the world through their eyes, understand how they live, and create international friendships. For some it may open your eyes, for some it may bring a new friend into your life, and for others – it may be the next stepping stone in your hockey career.

A Sneak Peak...

Trip Dates : 07/28/2021 - 08/06/2021

Upcoming Interest Meeting Details

Team Information

Team Age: 03, 04, & 05 Birth Years, AA/AAA

Roster Size: 17-20

Region of Team: Mid Atlantic

Testimonials

TO MVP International

This was a fantastic trip. Both sons absolutely loved it and, before we got home from Puerto Rico, they were asking to do another MVP trip. Beautiful hotel, super fun group activities, lots of opportunities for excursions and free time, and a priceless baseball experience.

Beth H.
Beth H.

“This was one of the best vacations our family has ever had! And, we didn’t have to plan a thing”

Kristie C.
Kristie C.

“Nothing short of outstanding.”

Chad H.
Chad H.

We had such an amazing time on our trip! The people who were in charge and the people we traveled with were fantastic! The food, trips, and accommodations were awesome. Thank you so much!!

Karen W.
Karen W.

A tremendous effort by all the coordinators paid off with an excellent trip. We go to watch some great baseball, meet the local teams and see some fabulous scenery. The ship was well maintained, clean and comfortable. The crew made sure we were always satisfied.

Thomas T.
Thomas T.

We had a wonderful trip!! Memories that will last a lifetime. Had great experiences, met wonderful people and saw things I never dreamed we would!! Thanks for everything!! The MVP staff were great!!

Amanda A.
Amanda A.

We had a truly amazing time on this trip — just the right amount of baseball, planned sightseeing, and free time. Every detail of the program came off without a hitch. We cannot recommend this experience highly enough..

Scott G.
Scott G.

Another outstanding trip by MVP International! Fun options for free time. In fact there were too many good choices we had to split up and enjoy multiple side trips. The hotels were some of the best we’ve seen on these trips. As always the trip goes so fast but we love the people, seeing our boys representing the USA , and having them learn about new countries and cultures that will stay with them forever.

Tom M.
Tom M.

Our family had a fabulous time! The trip details were seamless, nothing was left to question, and it was clear as to where to go, what to do, what we needed to pay for on our own, etc. We made wonderful new friends and created memories of a lifetime. The trip and plans exceeded our expectations, and we have high standards! 🙂

Ashli G.
Ashli G.

We had a great time! The tours, free time and sight seeing was awesome. It was a wonderful opportunity for the young ladies; their exposure to to another culture that shared their love and passion for softball and to interact competitively and socially with them. It was as if they had always known them.

Yvonne G.
Yvonne G.

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip! Great activities, well planned and really had fun watching the many baseball games. We definitely would do another trip again.

Mitze T.
Mitze T.

There was never a dull moment. Everything was taken care from transportation, tours, and of course hockey. Our hosts were great and our trip advisor Eli was on top of everything. It was one of the best vacations we have had with plenty of hockey for my son as well..

Claudia G.
Claudia G.

What an amazing experience! My family and I are really grateful to MVP for planning an incredible, truely memorable trip. Picturesque locations, terrific accommodations in the heart of Copenhagen and downtown Stockholm and hockey wrapped together to provide the perfect venue for fun.

David L.
David L.

The experience was above and beyond what I ever could’ve expected. I’m very appreciative for what opportunities arose out of this trip.

William C.
William C.

I thought the trip overall was great. Very well planned and executed, the hotels were nice, the guides were excellent and entertaining and knowledgeable.

A.J. W.
A.J. W.

“The real gem was playing teams from other countries, meeting their families and being exposed to their traditions (especially the
food)! A trip that created lifetime memories”

Allison F.
Allison F.

“Once again our MVP International experience was amazing! This was our 4th trip and each one has been top notch and a memorable family experience. ”

Rich S.
Rich S.

“Our boys learned the game on a totally different level, beyond just the sport itself, but on a cultural level as well”

Jim W.
Jim W.

“The opportunity for families and others to travel together representing the USA, Tasting the local cuisines and absorbing the history added to the exceptional experience”

Stacey R.
Stacey R.

“These extraordinary vacations are among my favorite life experiences with my son”

Dave H.
Dave H.

“This was one of the best vacations our family has ever had! And, we didn’t have to plan a thing”

August 11, 2020
Kristie C.
Kristie C.
Parent

This was a fantastic trip. Both sons absolutely loved it, and before we got home from Puerto Rico, they were asking to do another MVP trip. Beautiful hotel, super fun group activities, lots of opportunities for excursions and free time, and a priceless baseball experience.

August 21, 2019
Beth H
Beth H
Parent

Another outstanding trip by MVP International! Fun options for free time. In fact, there were too many good choices we had to split up and enjoy multiple side trips. The hotels were some of the best we have seen on these trips. As always, the trip goes so fast but we love the people, seeing our boys represent the USA, and having them learn about new countries and cultures that will stay with them forever.

July 28, 2019
Thomas M
Thomas M
Parent

The experience was above and beyond what I ever could have expected. I am very appreciative for what opportunities arose out of this trip.

August 27, 2019
William C
William C
Player

There was never a dull moment. Everything was taken care of from transportation, tours, and of course, hockey. Our hosts were great and our trip advisor Eli was on top of everything. It was one of the best vacations we have had with plenty of hockey for my son as well. The coaches and families we met were all really nice and we had some great experiences with them. I think this will be one of those “once in a lifetime” experiences my son will always have.

August 20, 2019
Claudia G
Claudia G
Parent

Our family had a fabulous time! The trip details were seamless, nothing was left to question, and it was clear as to where to go, what to do, what we needed to pay for on our own etc. We made wonderful new friends and created memories of a lifetime. The trip and plans exceeded our expectations, and we have high standards!

July 31, 2019
Ashli G
Ashli G
Parent

“We had heard how amazing these trips were … but even with all of the hype we were all happily surprised. It is hard to figure out how to do a better trip with a young teenager”

Eric W
Eric W

“Going on this trip was an eye opening experience. Being able to interact with other people from around the world who share a same common interest in a sport is something that is irreplaceable”

Mitch W (Player)
Mitch W (Player)

Your itinerary

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  • 1 DAY 1
    Departure Day!

    - Morning Departure for Copenhagen

  • 2 DAY 2
    Copenhagen

    - Arrive in Copenhagen
    - City Canal Cruise
    - Free-Time for Lunch
    - Harberfront Welcome Dinner at Reffen

  • 3 DAY 3
    Copenhagen

    - Breakfast at Hotel
    - Optional Excursions & Free-Time in
    Copenhagen
    - Frederiksborg & Kronborg Castle,
    Tivoli Garden, or Free Time (rent
    bikes, explore, etc.)

  • 4 DAY 4
    Stockholm

    - Early Morning Breakfast at Hotel
    - Training at SHL team, Rögle BK w/ professional staff
    - Departure for Stockholm via Train
    - Ride up Swedish Countryside & lakes
    - Arrive in Stockholm

  • 5 DAY 5
    Stockholm

    - Breakfast at Hotel
    - Training Session
    - Lunch
    - Free-Time
    - Suggestion to go for a swim!
    - Game
    - Dinner with Host Team

  • 6 DAY 6
    Stockholm

    - Breakfast at Hotel
    - Guided Walking Tour of Stockholm
    - Ferry to 'Museum Island'
    - Vasa Museum & Swedish Meatball Lunch
    - Free-Time in Stockholm

  • 7 DAY 7
    Stockholm

    - Breakfast at Hotel
    - Training Session
    - Lunch
    - Free-Time in Stockholm
    - Game
    - Dinner with Host Team following game

  • 8 DAY 8
    Stockholm

    - Breakfast at Hotel
    - Optional Excursions & Free-Time in
    Stockholm
    - Vasa, ABBA, & Nobel Prize Museum,
    Royal Palace, Skyview, Bike Tour,
    Guided Walking Tour, Grona Lund
    Tivoli, Fjaderholmarna, Ghost Tour.

  • 9 DAY 9
    Stockholm

    - Breakfast at Hotel
    - Game
    - Lunch & Free-Time
    - Game
    - Farewell Event

  • 10 DAY 10
    Departure Day

    - Depart Stockholm
    - Arrive at Dulles

All of this while being led by a team of professionals

A 'Handled For You', family-oriented, cultural vacation

The Family Experience...

  • Ten Day Custom Designed Tour
  • Flexible payment options
  • Native full time tour director who is a local expert!
  • Pre-planned travel logistics
  • Gourmet breakfast buffet every morning
  • Pre-planned restaurant meals
  • In depth cultural experience with professional guides
  • Post Game Activities/Meals with Swedish Teams
  • Ground and Airfare included package options

The Athlete Experience...

  • Represent The USA on the international stage
  • Get exposure to international clubs and programs
  • 2- 3 On-Ice Training Sessions with Top Swedish Coaches from the SHL & HockeyAllsvenskan
  • Hockey IQ Session on Skills & Philosophy
  • Pre-trip training with high caliber coaches
  • 3 V3 Mini tournament
  • Play with Local Swedish Youth Teams
  • TEAM MVP North America Uniforms and swag
  • 4-6 Competitive International Games
Great Hotels

4-5* Centrally Located Hotel Accommodations

Training and Competition

Training Sessions With Top Swedish Coaches & MVP Coaches

Touring

Guided Tours of Historic Areas


Cuisine

Pre-planned Authentic Group Dining Experience & Meals With Host Teams

In-Trip Transportation

Private Coach Bus with AC and Swedish High Speed Train

MVP Support & Leadership

Pre-Trip and In-Trip Support & Leadership


Interested in Skating with MVP International?

Meet The Staff

MVP International
Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

MVP Hockey Director, Coach Simon Roberts, brings decades of International Hockey experience to the MVP International Hockey program. As Director of Ice Hockey, Coach Roberts has introduced dozens of International Ice Hockey opportunities to the DMV community. Along with being the bench boss of several Tier 1 hockey programs, including the Washington Little Capitals, he’s also been involved with USA Hockey Player Development Camps and was invited to be an Affiliate coach with the NTDP. With a background in Strength & Conditioning, Coach Roberts works with the Washington Capitals Player Development & Training camps. Coach Roberts grew up in various places around the world, and is well versed in the cultural tone that is highly valued by the MVP team. Coach Roberts led his first tour with MVP International in 2018 to Central Europe with a group of 16U players and families. With the amazing experience gained, Coach Roberts has ambitiously contributed to bring new opportunities to the Ice Hockey community at large.

Brad Surdam

Brad Surdam

Brad Surdam is a long-time native of Northern Virginia, and has played for numerous organizations in the area, including the Washington Little Capitals, Junior Capitals, Junior Nationals, Reston Raiders, and the Northern Virginia Ice Dogs. After playing with the Washington Junior Nationals for the 2006-2007 season, Coach Surdam continued playing at Lebanon Valley College (NCAA D-III) and then played professional hockey with the Cape Cod Bluefins (FHL). Coach Surdam spent the previous four seasons coaching teams with the Little Capitals for the U14 and U16 age groups. He has enjoyed successful seasons with those teams, including winning a NJPHL championship, coaching his team to the AYHL championship game, and competiting in the PVAHA regional championship. He attributes his coaching success to the American Development Model (ADM). Coach Surdam led his first tour with MVP International in 2019 to Scandinavia with a group of 16U players and families