SkiWee & Snow Explorers

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Winterplace Ski Resort is all about family fun for all ages.  SkiWee & Snow Explorers learn the basics in a private learning area adjacent to the main resort center.  This specialized instructional program provides the best learning environment for the children to learn to ski or snowboard.  SkiWee &Snow Explorers uses a group format dividing children by age and ability.  This 1/2 day program will provide your child with the basics for a lifetime of memories and FUN!

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SkiWee & Snow Explorers Program is a really big, fun time for the youngest skiers and riders in the family, ages 6 through 12.  All Day Lift Ticket, Equipment, Helmet, Supervision, Instruction, and LOTS OF FUN are all included! 

 

Hours of Operation:                                                                                                                                                                    

AM Session

9:00am - 12:00pm

PM Session (Available Friday-Sunday & Holiday Mondays)

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Group sizes range from 4-8 children per instructor. The program is appropriate for children ages 6-12 years of age.  SkiWee & Snow Explorers emphasizes having fun while learning.  We want your child/children to love the sport! 

Reservations are required at least 36 hours in advance.  If space allows, late reservations will be permitted.  To make a reservation simply click on the link below or call 1-304-787-3221 and have the following information ready: Name, Height, Weight, Shoe size, Ability level, and a Credit card number to make a reservation.

 

Parents - SkiWee & Snow Explorers is easy as 1, 2, SKI!

Skiwee Program Kid Skiing

  1. Upon arrival - check-in at the Skiwee & Snow Explorers Building (the candy cane building).
  2. You will then leave your child/children for FUN on the snow!
  3. Then off you go-skiing!

 

SkiWee & Snow Explorer Kids -  easy as 1, 2, SKI!

  1. Come rested and fed! Breakfast is very important.
  2. Bring stuff to wear to stay warm and dry!
  3. Get ready to slide on the snow and have FUN!

 

Parents and Children - Helpful Tips - Come prepared to be out on the snow for the majority of the session.  Dressing in layers that fit and that are waterproof is important.  Protective eyewear is strongly recommended, i.e. sunglasses or goggles along with sunscreen for those sunny days. Please remind your child that it is important to listen to their instructor, be patient and have FUN!  


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AM Session

8:30am - Arrival / Check-in & Registration

Check-in at the Skiwee & Snow Explorers Building (the candy cane building) check-in by 9 am or your reservation may be subject to cancellation.  After check-in, the children will be given helmets and boots.  Remember due to COVID-19, belongings must be stored in your vehicle.

9:00am - 9:30am - Drop Off, Temperature Check, and Ski Prep.

Your child will need to be fully dressed at the time of Drop Off, including:

1. Coat zipped with their lift ticket attached

2. Mask on.

3. Gloves on.

4.  Helmet and goggles on and adjusted.

9:30am - 12:00pm - On the Snow

12:00pm - Parents

Pick up AM SkiWee & Snow Explorers at Drop Off Area outside. You may also ask to review progress cards with instructors at this time.  Equipment can be turned in to the rental shop if you decide to ski with your child after their session.  

PM Session

12:30pm - Arrival / Check-in & Registration

Check-in at the Skiwee & Snow Explorers Building (the candy cane building) check-in by 1 pm or your reservation may be subject to cancellation.  After check-in children will be given helmets and boots.  Remember due to COVID-19, belongings must be stored in your vehicle.

1:00pm - 1:30pm - Drop Off, Temperature Check, and Ski Prep.

Your child will need to fully dressed at the time of Drop Off, including:

1. Coat zipped with their lift ticket attached

2. Mask on.

3. Gloves on.

4.  Helmet and goggles on and adjusted.

1:30pm - 4:00pm On the snow

4:00pm - Parents

Pick up PM SkiWee & Snow Explorers at Drop Off Area outside. You may also ask to review progress cards with instructors at this time.

Parents - Equipment may not be picked up prior to class.  Equipment can be turned in to the rental shop if you decide to ski with your child after their session.  

NOTE: This schedule is a guideline and may change due to weather, age of children, or fatigue.

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Please fill out the online release form to save time at Skiwee & Snow Explorer check-in!

Skiwee & Snow Explorers Release Form


 

Other Ski School Options:   

  • Children 8 years of age or older can take a group lesson or a private lesson. 
  • Holiday Periods: Dec. 20, 2021 - Jan. 2, 2022 Jan. 15-17 & Feb. 19-21, 2022.
  • Prices do not include 6% WV Sales Tax.
  • Prices & Rules are subject to change at any time.