Kids Programs

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Plattekill offers a variety of children’s lesson programs for a range of ages and through all stages of the learning process.

–  2-Hour Programs are offered from 10am-12pm or 1-3pm.
  – 4-hour Programs are from 10am-12pm and 1-3pm.
There is a 1-hour lunch break at 12noon.  (Supervision not provided during lunch.)

 

 

AGES 4-6
  • SNOWKIDDING
    Our SNOWKIDDING program teaches children the fundamentals of skiing by combining fun “on-snow” games and learning exercises in a group setting. SNOWKIDDING is an introduction to basic snowsports skills appropriate to childrens’ development and gets kids comfortable with their equipment and sliding. The lesson takes place in our Learning Center and aims to teach children how to ride the Learning Center Carpet Lift and begin controlled speed and turning to prepare them for the upper mountain progression.
    This group may be broken out into smaller groups based on the level and skills of the children signed up for a given session.
1-Day / 2-Day (consec)
2-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $80 / $140
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       – without rental equipment $70 / $120
4-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $110 / $200
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       – without rental equipment $100 /$180

 

  • SNOW TIGERS
    Our SNOW TIGERS program is geared toward the young skier who is able to make controlled turns, can stop, and is ready for the upper-mountain beginner terrain. Student-to-teacher ratio is 4:1 or less, with lots of individualized attention for this fast progressing group.  SNOW TIGERS bypass the Learning Center and go right to the upper-mountain lifts.
1-Day / 2-Day (consec)  
2-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $105 / $190
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        – without rental equipment $95 / $170
4-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet
$145 / $270
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        – without rental equipment $135 / $250
AGES 7-12
  • JUNIOR LEARN TO SKI or BOARD
    Our JUNIOR LEARN TO SKI OR BOARD program is an introductory class for a slightly older age group and teaches the “never ever” skier or snowboarder the basic skills for moving, stopping, and controlling speed on our Learning Center terrain.  Package includes full-day Learning Center Carpet Lift Ticket and complete rental package (including helmet) if selected.
1-Day / 2-Day (consec)  
Carpet Ticket, 2-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $90 / $160
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        – without rental equipment $80 / $140
Carpet Ticket, 4-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $125 / $230
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        – without rental eqiupment $115 / $210

 

  • MOUNTAIN MEISTERS
    Our MOUNTAIN MEISTERS program is geared for young skiers or boarders who feel comfortable on upper-mountain beginner terrain.  The program teaches the fundamentals of good skiing and riding and works to fine-tune skills and prepare students for more advanced terrain.  Package includes full-day Junior Lift Ticket and complete rental package (including helmet) if selected.
1-Day / 2-Day (consec)  
Junior Lift Ticket, 2-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $120 / $220
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        – without rental equipment $110 / $200
Junior Lift Ticket, 4-hour group lesson, complete rental package including helmet $150 / $280
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        – without rental equipment $140 / $260

 

  • JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT
    Our Junior Development program is a multi-week, intermediate-level skiing program geared to take children’s ability to the next level with repetitive, consecutive weeks of instruction.  SINGLE DAY PARTICIPATION is welcome on a limited basis, provided the child meets the program level standards.  4-Hour group lesson (ticket and rental not included)  $95/day.  Advance reservations can be made by calling the mountain at (607) 326-3500.   CLICK FOR PROGRAM DETAILS    

 

NOTE:  ALL ADVANCE LESSON RESERVATIONS MADE ONLINE must be made at least one day prior to arrival.
To book lessons day of, please come to Plattekill’s Snowsports Desk located on the First Floor of the Base Lodge.

* ALL RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.