The information below is from the 2018-19 snow season. Check back for updates.
Your child will ski or ride with others of similar ability, with consistent coaching each week. We'll explore a variety of terrain while developing a strong foundation of skills, with an emphasis on safety and fun. Programs meet for six Saturdays OR six Sundays, choose from all-day and morning-only options and the day that works best for you. A rental add-on option is available, please check back for pricing. We also offer Season-Long Programs for kids ages 4-12.
Li'l Rippers is a division of Mountain Adventure designed specifically for the needs and learning styles of children ages 4-5. Their focus is on safety and fun first, with skiing and snowboarding games and activities appealing to this fun and actively imaginative age group.
Programs meet Saturdays: January 5, 12, 26, and February 2, 9, and 23, OR Sundays: January 6, 13, 27, and February 3, 10, and 24.
(No program January 19-20 or February 16-17 ~ Holiday Camps are in session- take advantage of your Mountain Adventure participant discount!)
Registration on the first day of program is 8:30-9:30am in the Mountain Adventure Room in the upper level of the Northwoods Lodge. On days 2 through 6 of program, groups meet their instructors at 9:15am at the base of the Greenway conveyor and can be picked up in the same location at the end of each session (Noon for Morning-Only or 3:30pm for All-Day).
Did you include equipment rental with your program purchase? First, pick up your program pass upstairs, then head directly to the boot counter in the Rental Shop where we have your information on file.
Participants will be assessed in the first session to determine their skill level and group assignment. Click here to review important notes for parents.
Includes lift ticket and lunch on program days.
$623 until 11/26/18, or $461 for junior passholders
Include Rental Equipment $788 until 11/26/18
$741 after 11/26/18, or $543 for junior passholders
Include Rental Equipment $906 after 11/26/18
Includes lift ticket during lesson only. Purchase an afternoon lift ticket upgrade for $15 daily, or our six-week upgrade card that is valid during the afternoons on each of your child's six program days for $72.
$438 until 11/26/18, or $319 for junior passholders
Include Rental Equipment $603 until 11/26/18
$494 after 11/26/18, or $360 for junior passholders
Include Rental Equipment $659 after 11/26/18
4-Week Lesson Program for Parents
We're offering parents of kids participating in our multi-week programs a 4-week adult 90-minute class lesson program that coincides with children's lesson days at 10am. Parent program dates are January 12-February 10 (no program January 19-20).
$145 includes 4 lessons. Check out our frequent skier cards & e-tickets for lift ticket savings!
Buy Parent Program Online:
Please call (518) 251-2411 to purchase by phone, or email email@example.com.
7-Week Program for Homeschool Families
Join our Friday lift & lesson program for homeschool students and their parents- a great opportunity to get the whole family out for exercise, fresh mountain air, and fun on the snow, all while building your skiing/riding skills. An all-day lift ticket and 90-minute class lesson are included each day. Classes are grouped by similar age and ability level. Lessons are in session 12-1:30pm giving you time for a few warm-up runs before, and the afternoon to practice your new skills if you wish. Program dates TBA.
Lessons gather outside at our regular lineup stations below the base of the Sunway Chair at 11:45am.
Did you include equipment rental with your registration? First, pick up your program pass, then head directly to the boot counter in the Rental Shop where we have your information on file.
Student lift & lesson: $175, or $301 with rental equipment included
Parent lift & lesson: $235, or $361 with rental equipment included
Passholder rate (student or parent): $130
To purchase your program, please call (518) 251-2411, x1004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that all lesson programs require participants (ages 17 & under) to be wearing a helmet. If you purchase your program with rentals, a helmet is included in the package. If children are using their own equipment, they must bring a helmet with them or plan to rent one upon arrival. Thank you for your cooperation toward our effort of increasing safety on the slopes. Visit LidsOnKids.org to learn more about helmets and snow sports safety!