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

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Please read the following programming descriptions carefully.
Changes are being made to program age eligibility, timing, and meeting locations.
Please be aware that as further information is made available by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), Vermont Ski Areas Association (VSAA), other state and federal agencies, and Smugglers' Notch, programming details may need to be further amended.
Daily program registration is currently on hold.
We will post updated registration information when it is available.

Please note: These Snow Sport University options for you and your family are currently being updated. For up-to-date information on the following Snow Sport University options, due to Covid-19 restrictions, please check back.

Snow Sport University

We are the only resort with specially designed kid-friendly programs that divide age groups by small increments, based on the learning capacity and developmental stages of children — with fun at the heart of every program. Our all-day children's programs for ages 3-15 use Flaik GPS as a way to capture on-mountain fun by tracking miles, vertical feet, and trails skied each day. Children 6 weeks to 3 years and not yet ready to ski or ride, can enjoy their day at TREASURES.

"The skiing/snowboarding was fantastic. The children's programs were above expectations for our 4 and 6 year olds. We will definitely return in the near future." — Barbara from Thornhill, Ontario

"Excellent! We love coming to Smuggs as the children's learn to ski program is outstanding. — Kelly from Greensburg, PA

"My kids loved every minute of skiing and ski camp!" — Hannah from San Antonio, TX

"Our almost 5 year old loves the skiing due to your amazing ski camp, thank you! We had a blast!" — Amy from Califon, NJ

Whether you're new to snow sports or ready to explore more challenging terrain, Snow Sport University's experienced guides will help you develop the skills and confidence to meet your goals. Our SSU staff personally makes sure your entire family, from toddlers to adults, beginners to experts, has the best possible on-mountain experience and end each session with more skill and knowledge as they progress throughout the week.
Little Rascals on Snow

Little Rascals on Snow Ages 2-1/2 - 3 years

Ski introduction for toddlers in the relaxed setting of our TREASURES nursery with its dedicated slope and conveyor lift.

Little Rascals Info

Discovery Dynamos

Discovery Dynamos
Ages 3 - 4

Guided discovery with care for Preschoolers encourages development and builds confidence. All-day camp programs * Afternoon entertainment * Multi-week programs * Private Lessons

Discovery Dynamos Info

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers
Ages 5-6

Focused development with delight for Kindergartners & First Graders in our all-day or 2-hour programs. All-day camp programs * 2-hour group lessons * Multi-week programs * Private lessons

Trail Blazers Info

Adventure Rangers

Adventure Rangers
Ages 7-10

Inspired learning through exploration. All-day camp programs * 2-hour group lessons * Multi-week programs * Night School for boarding or jibbing * Private lessons

Adventure Rangers info

Notch Squad

Notch Squad
Ages 11-15

Skills and thrills for kids as they explore our 3 mountain playground. All-day camp programs * 2-hour group lessons * Multi-week programs * Night School for boarding or jibbing * Private lessons

Notch Squad Info

Mountain Explorers

Mountain Explorers
Ages 16-20

Tailored experiences with thrills. 2-hour group lessons * Night School for boarding or jibbing * Private lessons

Mountain Explorers Info

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 Boarding & Jibbing

Night Boarding 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 level 4-6 skiers & riders to freestyle.

Night School Info

Smugglers' uses hands-free RFID technology at all of our mountain lifts. A personalized Notch Card is required and available to purchase for $5 plus tax. Once purchased this reusable all-season card will have the option to reload online for various products and at our point of sale locations.
For more information, visit smuggs.com/notchcard
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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