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Ski School

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Learn to Ski

Ski School

With industry-respected leadership from Steve Kershner and Rick Van Tongeren, our certified PSIA and AASI instructors provide individual and group lessons for all abilities in all disciplines.

Choose from Private Lessons, Group Lessons, and specially-designed programs for children ages 3-12. For beginners to advanced, including race clinics and cross-country skiing.

After a quick ride on the SkiBra, Schuss Mountain’s Super Kids beginner area delivers a safe and fun learning environment, while Shanty Creek Resort's “terrain-based teaching” allow skiers to progress with confidence.

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SuperTots (Ages 3-4)

This morning-only introductory program for 3-4-year-old beginner skiers. A specifically-designed indirect teaching/learning program filled with indoor and on-snow activities.

• Mornings: 10am-12:15pm – $73 ($90 w/ rentals)
• Afternoon daycare is offered Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
• Advanced reservations for daycare is required. Contact
• Note: SuperTots is only available on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

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SuperKids (Ages 5-10)

Our group program for 5-10-year-olds introduces skiing with terrain-based instruction allowing the students to have fun while improving at his/her own pace. As skills and confidence grow, they move onto more challenging terrain.

• Mornings: 10am-12:15pm – $63 ($80 w/ rentals)
• Afternoons: 1:15-3:30pm – $63 ($80 w/ rentals)
• Full-Day: 10am-3:30pm includes lunch – $93 ($110 w/ rentals)
• Note: SuperKids is only available Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays.

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SuperTweens (Ages 11-12)

A terrain-based program designed to utilize our wide variety of terrain, slope features, and props to enhance skill development in a safe, fun, and learning environment.

• Mornings: 10am-12:15pm – $63 ($80 w/ rentals)
• Afternoons: 1:15-3:30pm – $63 ($80 w/ rentals)
• Full-Day: 10am-3:30pm includes lunch – $93 ($110 w/ rentals)
• Note: SuperTweens is only available Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays.

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• Full-day and afternoon programs available on Saturdays and Holidays only.
• Lift tickets are included for children ages 8 and under.
• Full day group lessons include a snack break.
• Age/group sizes may be adjusted according to skill level.
• Helmets are available for kids enrolled in a lesson for $5.


"Hire a Pro" Private Lessons

All Ages First Person Additional Person(s)
1 Hour $73 $37
2 Hours $130 $58
3 Hours $172 $83

• Hourly private lessons offered at 9am-12pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm
• A lift ticket is included for children 8 and under
• Multi-hour “Hire a Pro” lessons for kids 12 and under include a snack break.
• Changes to reserved lessons must be received 24 hours in advance for a refund.
• We recommend at least 48 hours advance notice to schedule a private lesson.
• Requests for a specific instructor must be made at least three days in advance.

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Beginner Group Lessons

Available daily from 9-10am for ages 13+ with a skill station and beginner group lesson for $26. Sign up at ski school desk by 8:30am on the desired day of your lesson.

Magic Carpet

Super Sundays

Sundays from Noon-close. Bring your friends and family for the best "Learn to Ski" value on snow. Available to all ages and just $33. Includes lift ticket, rentals, station-by-station lesson.