Ski & Snowboard Programs, Lessons & Fun Activities
Trail Blazers - Focused development with delight for Kindergarteners & First Graders Ages 5 - 6
Available December 9, 2016 - April 2, 2017
Kids learn best through play! Children in our all-day or 2-hour Trail Blazers program for 5 and 6 years old launch their ski or ride learning experience at our new on-snow playground with sculpted snow features such as a 100-foot mini pipe, banked turns and rollers. Kids will love fun learning tools like hoops and obstacle courses that accelerate their skills development. Smugglers' Riglet Park with its unique Treehouse, dedicated to developing the skills of little snowboarders, is now part of the new learning area, conveniently located in the heart of the resort village.
As children progress in their skills, our coaches continue to develop a sound structure of skills and knowledge on Sir Henry's Learning Hill and through guided exploration of the beginner terrain on Morse Mountain. Coaches add to the day’s entertainment, engaging the kids with countless games. Throw in the fun of new challenges and the thrill of handling new terrain, and our Trail Blazers program creates lifelong snow sports enthusiasts!
Flaik GPS units are included in all-day ski and snowboard camp programs for tracking vertical, mileage and speed! Also, beginning snowboarders will be set up with Burton Learn to Ride equipment. They'll enjoy the best possible introductory experience by combining this specially designed equipment with the teaching expertise of Smugglers' SSU professionals.
Trail Blazers Ski or Snowboard 2-Hour/Half-Day Lessons These half day lessons are a great way to get a sampling of our popular full-day camp.
Daily 10:00 am - 12:00 noon or 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, (levels 1-9). Non-holiday* rate: $75 per person, per lesson Holiday* rate: $95 per person, per lesson.
Your choice of one lesson daily for those children paid to be on the Club Smugglers' FamilyFest Package and the Club Smugglers' Summit Package.
Trail Blazers Ski or Snowboard All-Day Camp Enjoy a sense of fun and adventure learning to ski or snowboard with supervised instruction for all abilities. Guided on-slope treks, fun races, interactive nature and science discovery with on-mountain games. Lunch included.
After a day on the slopes, crowd-pleasing events and games keep your kids entertained. We'll even provide an Trail Blazer Journal so kids can record all the fun memories.
Daily, 9:00 am to 2:30 pm (levels 1-4), 9:45 am to 2:30 pm (levels 5-9) on-mountain activities and lesson until 2:30 pm with entertainment until 4:00 pm. Thursday pick-up is at 2:30 pm so you can attend the Smuggs Winter Carnival as a family.
$139 per day, per child. $69.50 per day, per child for those children paid to be on the Club Smugglers' FamilyFest Package and the Club Smugglers' Summit Package.
This program has limited availability and requires advance reservations. For more information or to reserve a space call .
*Holiday time periods: December 26, 2015 - January 3, 2016, January 16-18, 2016 and February 13-21, 2016.
Additional information about your child's camp day
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A Day in SSU All-day Camp Our signature kids program is an experience to write home about! Our camp program focuses around time on the mountain but is complemented with relevant off-snow activities designed for each age group including professional afternoon entertainment and lunch. Your family's vacation is not complete until the kids try out an all day camp!
Afternoon Entertainment SSU's Afternoon Entertainment is located in the lower level of the Meeting House and starts at approximately 2:30 pm (unless otherwise noted). Click the link above to view the schedule.
Kids' Program Lunch Menu Our ski school program's lunch menu incorporates healthy options such as crisp fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain breads and pastas, roasted rather than fried foods, veggie burgers and the like. As the ski school day is an active one, it is important to provide kids with nourishing food choices at their day's midpoint.
Kids' Trail Map
Additional Winter Fun Options
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Children's FunFeast — SSU instructors, Billy Bob Bear & Mogul Mouse kick off this fantastic pizza party in the Meeting House!
Kids' Night Out — Kids enjoy dinner, fun and entertainment with our caring staff at TREASURES.