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Schuss and Summit Mountains are now closed for the season.

Ski School

SCR’s Learn to Ski + Snowboard Lesson programs offer multiple options for the 2017/18 ski season. 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. And if what you need doesn’t exist, we’ll create a program just for you.

We provide a safe, fun and learning environment for everyone, and are able to design special programs to suit you and your family’s needs outside of those listed below.

Children’s Programs

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 – $72 ($88 w/ rentals)
  • Afternoon daycare is offered Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Advanced reservations required. For information, contact skershner@shantycreek.com
  • Note: SuperTots is only available on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

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 – $62 ($78 w/ rentals)
  • Afternoons: 1:15-3:30pm – $62 ($78 w/ rentals)
  • Full-Day: 10a-3:30p includes lunch – $92 ($108 w/ rentals)
  • Note: Full day and afternoon programs are only available on Saturdays and Holidays.

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 – $62 ($78 w/ rentals)
  • Afternoons: 1:15-3:30pm – $62 ($78 w/ rentals)
  • Full-Day: 10am-3:30pm includes lunch – $92 ($108 w/ rentals)
  • Note: Full day and afternoon programs are only available on Saturdays and Holidays.

Additional Information
  • Lift tickets are included for children ages 8 & under.
  • Full day SuperLessons include a snack break.
  • Age & Group sizes may be adjusted according to skill level.
  • Helmets are available for $5 for kids enrolled in a SuperLesson.
  • Full day and afternoon programs are only available Saturdays and Holidays.

Private “Hire a Pro” Lessons

All Ages First Person Additional
1 Hour $72 $36
2 Hour $128 $57
3 Hour $170 $82
  • Private Lessons available at 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, and 3:30pm
  • A lift ticket is included for children 8 & under
  • Requests for specific instructors must be made at least three days in advance.
  • Multi-hour “Hire a Pro” lessons for kids 12 & under include a snack break.
  • All 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.

Beginner Group Lessons

  • 9-10am: Ages 13+ skill station beginner group lessons $26

Super Sundays

Shanty Creek Resorts supports the National Ski Area Association’s efforts to Grow the Sport. Our Super Sundays program is open to all ages to learn to ski or ride. This program takes place every Sunday beginning Jan 7 through Mar 18 from 1-4:30pm. Get a lift ticket, rental equipment, and a lesson for only $29!

Check in at the Ski School registration desk located on the lower level of the Cedar River Suites. Get your gear, and head to the new Magic Carpet beginner area on the North Face slopes of Schuss Mtn. Skill station lessons begin at 1:30pm until 3:30pm.

Note: Jan 14 and Feb 18 not available due to holidays.