Killington Ski School
Program: Friendly Penguin Day
Age Range: 12 weeks to 6 years
Description: The Friendly Penguin Day Care provides indoor and
optional outdoor activities at The Rams Head Family Center. The
Friendly Penguin Day Care programs offer state-licensed and fully
equipped facilities with age appropriate toys and games. Throughout
the day, children can explore and play in a nurturing environment that
promotes creativity, physical, emotional, and intellectual
development. Time is provided each day for arts and crafts, painting,
stories, and songs. The Program includes snacks, and a nutritious
lunch. Parents should provide a change of clothing, diapers, wipes,
and formula and/or food if special dietary needs exist.
** PLEASE NOTE **
Tours de Sport can NOT directly reserve the Friendly Penguin Day
Care. Please contact your TDS representative for booking instructions.
Program: First Tracks
Age Range: 2 - 6 years
Description: The First Tracks Program combines the Friendly
Penguin daycare with outdoor on-snow sessions designed to introduce
children to skiing or other outdoor activities. We customize our
outdoor sessions to your child based on their developmental and
enthusiasm level. We have a specially contoured terrain garden
(connected to our daycare entrance) where we can introduce your child
to skis and start them sliding and gliding or just provide them with a
fun outdoor play session. For more advanced children we will take them
to one of our two Magic Carpets, tow handles or chairlift all located
at the Rams Head Family Center. Our introduction to all the fun
provides the perfect combination of outdoor play and indoor action.
The children spend approximately 1 hour per outdoor session on the
snow. Program options include a full day of day care with one (AM)
outdoor learning session; a full day of day care with two (AM & PM)
outdoor learning sessions Please provide a change of indoor clothing.
** PLEASE NOTE **
Tours de Sport can NOT directly reserve the First Tracks Program.
Please contact your TDS representative for booking instructions.
Age Range: 4 - 6 years
Description: Ministars is an innovative program that teaches
your children to enjoy the sports of skiing and snowboarding in a
safe, fun and educational environment. Participation in snow sports
can be a lifelong family activity that promotes independence,
strengthens family ties and celebrates the outdoors. Since skiing and
snowboarding can also be lifelong personal activities, we at Ministars
invite you to relax knowing that our staff will make every effort to
ensure that your child's experiences in snow sports will be safe,
enjoyable, and positive. While your kids benefit from ski and
snowboard clinics designed just for them, you will have some personal
time to embrace all that Killington has to offer. First timers and
beginners will have the opportunity to ski and play. They alternate
between being out in small groups with their coaches and participating
in specially designed activities with our indoor/outdoor snow sports
activity staff. This way, beginners get more personal time practicing
the basics. Skiers & riders who can already link turns and control
their speed on green terrain will be on the mountain with their
coaches the entire lesson time.
Ministars & Lowriders meet at our Rams Head Family Center. Rams Head
caters to all your family needs with a retail shop specializing in
children's wear, rentals for all ages, tickets sales, cafeteria and
child care. Rams Head features an extensive trail network of novice
and intermediate terrain that lets beginners get their start, while
more advanced skiers and riders can cut it up. All these thrills are
serviced by two Magic Carpets, two handle-tows and a high speed quad
chairlift, which provides quick access to the rest of the mountain.
There are also aprs-ski midweek activities including the popular Ice
Cream Sundae Party, a Magic Show and a Puppet Show - and they're all
absolutely free! In short, kids have a place all their own in
Ministars at the Rams Head Lodge.
** PLEASE NOTE **
Tours de Sport can NOT directly reserve the Ministars Program. Please
contact your TDS representative for booking instructions.
Age Range: 7 - 12 years
Description: All Superstar Lessons meet daily from Mid-November
to early April at Ramshead Base Lodge. Morning and Full-Day lessons
meet at 9:00 AM. Afternoon lessons meet at 12:45 PM. Morning lessons
end at 11:30 and Afternoon and Full-Day lessons end at 3:00 PM. This
program is geared towards kids of all ability levels. First, kids are
placed into groups according to ability ranging from first timers to
advanced levels. We offer up to seven different levels daily, assuring
your child will receive instruction geared toward their needs. Then,
we use our Perfect Turn ski and snowboard school approach to turn them
onto a lifetime of skiing and riding. Special Ski Week activities
include the popular Ice Cream Sundae Party, a Magic Show and a Puppet
Show - and they're all absolutely free.
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Description: The SnowZone program meets daily at the Ramshead
Family Center. This unique program offers lessons for young adults
ages 13-18 on skiing and snowboarding. Offering either half or
full-day lessons (lunch included for full-days). SnowZone is designed
to engage teens in diverse on-snow learning activities while also
providing an indoor and outdoor environment for them to meet and
interact with their peers. Full day participants gather together at
lunch with their pros providing additional social group time.
Half-day sessions meet at 9:15 am and 12:45pm. Full day sessions also
meet at 9:15 and include lunch. SnowZone lessons meet daily from
Mid-November to early April at Ramshead base Lodge. On snow time
starts promptly at 9:30am and 1:00pm. The AM program ends at 11:30am
and the full day and PM program ends at 3:00pm.
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