SkiWee & Snow Explorers

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Winterplace Ski Resort is all about family fun for all ages.  We use a specialized instructional program that provides the best learning environment for children to learn to ski and snowboard. SkiWee & Snow Explorers uses a group format dividing children by age and ability, along with the widely recognized game-changing Terrain Based Learning methodology.  

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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.  Tickets, 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 1-800-607-7669 or 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 Ski School Desk and then proceed to the Skiwee & Snow Explorers Building (the candy cane building).
  2. You will then leave your child/children for a day of 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 - When learning something new it is important to listen to your instructor, be patient, and have fun. So come ready to learn and have fun. We are out on the snow most of the day. Clothing layers that fit and are waterproof are important for comfort. Protective eye ware is strongly recommended, i.e. sunglasses or goggles along with sunscreen for those sunny days.


Terrain Based Learning Diagram

Terrain Based Learning

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AM Session

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

Check-in at the Ski School Desk first (please be checked in by 9:00am or your reservation may be subject to cancellation).  After check-in, proceed to the Candy Cane Striped building, where 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 bully 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.

PM Session

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

Check-in at the Ski School Desk first (please be checked in by 1:00pm or your reservation may be subject to cancellation).  After check-in, proceed to the Candy Cane Striped building, where 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 bully 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 - If it is after 4 pm when returning rental gear, please return the gear to the Rental Shop located on the main level of the Resort Center. 

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. 21, 2020 - Jan. 1, 2021 Jan. 16 - 18 & Feb. 13 - 15, 2021.
  • Prices do not include 6% WV Sales Tax.
  • Prices & Rules are subject to change at any time.