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Winter childrens programs

Award-winning children's ski and snowboard programs for all ages at Smugglers' Notch

SSU programs are available December 15, 2023 - April 5, 2024
Snow Sport University

We're the only Resort offering specially tailored kid-friendly programs, categorizing age groups based on children's learning capacity and developmental stages, with a focus on fun in every activity. Our full-day children's programs (ages 3-15) utilize Flaik GPS to capture on-mountain experiences, tracking miles, vertical feet, and daily trails.

Whether you're a snow sports newcomer or seeking more challenging terrain, Snow Sport University's seasoned guides will help you build skills and confidence to achieve your goals. Our SSU staff ensures an optimal on-mountain experience for your entire family, spanning toddlers to adults, beginners to experts. Each session concludes with increased skills and knowledge as you progress throughout the week.

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Registration for day guests and third party renters will become available
24 hours prior to program start time.
SSU Camp Info

All-Day Camps

Ages 3-15
These all-day experiences let kids explore the mountain with skiers or snowboarders of similar age and ability.

SSU Camp Info

Snow Sport University

Private Lessons

Beginner to expert, individual attention will help you take your skills to the next level. Book a private lesson today and become the skier/rider you always wanted to be.

Private Lesson Information

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2-Hour Group Ski or Snowboard Lessons
Ages 7-17

Experienced instructors teach you everything from the basics to advanced technique.

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Adaptive Program

Smugglers' Notch Adaptive Program (SNAP)

Provides therapeutic recreation for children and adults of all abilities. Experiences are tailored to meet the needs and goals of each individual.

Adaptive Program Info

Night School for Boarding & Jibbing

Night School for Skiing, Snowboarding & Jibbing

Night School is a relaxed session for beginners to learn and practice new skills. Night Jibbing is designed to utilize small, entry-level terrain park features to introduce intermediate skiers & riders to freestyle.

Night School Info

Snow Sport University is proud to be a member school of the Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors.

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Notch Card

We use hands-free RFID technology at all our mountain lifts. A personalized Notch Card is required and available to purchase for $5 plus tax. This reusable all-season card will have the option to reload online for various products and at our point of sale locations.

Notch Card Info

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