kids ski programs

kid's ski programs

The Junior Racing and Cruisers programs are under the supervision of Bruce Newman, Director of Racing. Bruce and his staff bring many years of coaching and racing experience to Elk Mountain. The Elk Mountain Junior Racing program has produced racers who have excelled at Eastern Regional races. The Cruisers Program has produced many excellent young skiers; most usually continue through to the Junior Racing Program.

Prices updated September 2021


junior racing program

For skiers age 9 - 19

program:Junior Racing
program:Season Pass & Big Book Holders (until 11/12)

program details

Elk Mountain's Junior Racing is geared to young skiers age 9to 19 who can comfortably ski the entire mountain including all black diamond trails. All participants will be expected to take part in all aspects of race training. Offered as a full season program, this program allows the participants to ski/train with the same coaches over the duration of the program. This format assures continuity and allows progress to be monitored closely. Training is available at both the recreational and competitive levels. The program participants have additional gate training available on scheduled nights. In addition to skiing skills development, agility drills, racing techniques and course tactics, participants will learn ski tuning, equipment maintenance and take part in various skiing activities. Video sessions with critique by the coaches will be integrated into the training. 8:30 a.m. start

Enroll in this program today by downloading the form below:

21/22 Application (PDF)

cruiser racing program

For skiers age 6-12

Program:Cruiser Junior Racing Development
Program:Season Pass & Big Book Holders (until 11/12)
Program:Christmas Camp (12/26 - 12/31)
Program:Christmas Camp Season Pass & Big Book Holders (until 11/12)

program details

The Elk Mountain Cruisers Program is sold on a first come first served basis with a limit on participants per session. Offered on Saturdays and Sundays for 3 hours per day with a 9:00 a.m. start. Elk Mountain Cruisers is a program for skiers age 6 to 12. Children who can comfortably ski blue square trails can enjoy a challenging ski experience, improve their technique and build self-confidence. Children must be able to get on and ride all of the Elk Mountain chair lifts with other children or alone. 3 hours of supervised skiing and coaching/ instruction daily promotes learning in an exciting and unhurried environment. Skiing with the same instructor the entire season on a variety of trails allows children to develeop their skiing skills while making new friends who share the same interest in sking. Offered 12/26/2021 through 2/27/2022. Includes Christmas Camp.

Enroll in this program today by downloading the form below:

Download the 21/22 Application (PDF)

freestyle racing program

For skiers age 8-19

program:Freestyle Racing
program:Season Pass & Big Book Holders (until 11/12)

program details:

Elk Mountain's Freestyle Program will be offered through the ski school. The program is for participants age 8-19 who can comfortably ski advanced intermediate terrain. The set of courses will include ski improvement, mogul skiing, park tricks, bumps, jumps and video training. The program is being offered Saturdays and Sundays from January 8, 2022 through February 27, 2022 excluding February 19 and 20 (8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

Enroll in this program today by downloading the form below:

Download the 21/22 Application (PDF)

Children's Programs

Because of COVID-19 conerns, we will not be offering children’s programs (pre-scouts, scouts, and rangers) for the 2021-2022 season. That includes private lessons for children aged 3-5. Children age 6 and older can be accommodated as part of a friends and family lesson or by private lesson. Thank you for your understanding of this temporary situation.