Youth Racing Programs

Youth Racing Programs

Blue Mountain Youth Racing Programs is for skiers and snowboarders ages 5 to 18 - welcome to the big leagues!  If you're ready to take skiing or riding up a notch, you've come to the right place.  Enrolling in our Blue Mountain Youth Racing Program is an important step to achieve continued learning and experience being part of a team.

Youth Competition and Teams

Developmental

Developmental

Developmental Mountaineers is a 90 minute program designed for skiers or snowboarders ages 5 (before Dec. 31, 2017) and 6 not ready for the full 4-hour Mountaineer Program. 

The emphasis will be on developing skills and preparing for the Mountaineers.  All children ready for this program should be capable of handling beginner terrain, riding the chair lift without an adult, and be able to follow directions in their groups.

  •  Ages 5-6  Skiers & Snowboarders

All participants meet at 9am on Saturday January 6, 2018 so we can evaluate skiing & riding skills and physical development.  Participants will be grouped and assigned a session after this evaluation. 

This program is scheduled to start on Jan 6, 2018 and continues every Saturday and Sunday through Feb 25, 2018.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date). Space is limited to keep groups small.

  Paid by Oct. 31 Paid Nov 1 or after  
skiers & snowboarders $300 $330 Buy Now

A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

There will be two sessions each day to keep the groups as small as possible:
session one starts at 9:30am and ends at 11am, session two starts at 11:30am and ends at 1pm. For more information about the Developmental Mountaineer program, please email racing@skibluemt.com

Mountaineer

Mountaineer

This 4-hour program is designed for intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders ages 6 - 12. Emphasis will be on strengthening skiing & riding skills and developing the initial steps of racing or freestyle technique. Participants will be divided into classes depending on their age, ability and focus.  All children ready for this program must be capable of riding the chair lift without an adult and be able to follow group directions.

  •  Ages 6-12  Skiers & Snowboarders

This program is scheduled to start on Dec 9, 2017 and continues every Saturday and Sunday through Feb 25, 2018.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date).

Alpine and Freestyle Paid by Oct. 31 Paid Nov 1 or after  
skiers & snowboarders $675 $705 Buy Now

NOTE: A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

For more information about the Mountaineer program, please email racing@skibluemt.com

Competition Program

Competition Program

The Junior Competition Program is designed for advanced skiers & snowboarders ages 13 - 18. The emphasis will be on advanced racing and freestyle techniques to prepare for competition.

  •  Ages 13-18  Freeskiers Skiers & Snowboarders
  •  Ages 10-18  Alpine Skiers

This program is scheduled to start on Dec 9, 2017 and continues every Saturday and Sunday through Feb 25, 2018.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date).

Alpine and Freestyle Paid by Oct. 31 Paid Nov 1 or after  
skiers & snowboarders  $700  $730 Buy Now

Participants are grouped into the disciplines of Alpine skiing, Freestyle skiing, snowboarding & Moguls. A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

USSA Alpine Ski Classifications:

  • U10  (born 2008 - 2009)
  • U12  (born 2006 - 2007)
  • U14  (born 2004 - 2005)
  • U16  (born 2002 - 2003)
  • U19  (born 1999 - 2001)
  • U21  (born 1997 - 1998)


All Junior Alpine Competitors must join the Pennsylvania Alpine Racing Association (PARA) and the United States Ski Association (USSA), registration deadlines are Oct 15, 2017. All Jr. Freestyle competitors should join the United States of America Snowboard (USASA) and Freeski Association, registration deadline Nov. 1, 2017. More PARA, USSA and USASA info on page 5 of Racing Booklet.

USASA Freestyle Classifications vary depending upon discipline or event.

Freestyle skiers & snowboarders will train separately.  Participants will be split into groups with ages and ability taken into consideration.  For more information about our competition programs, please email racing@skibluemt.com

Extended Training

Extended Training

Alpine - Alpine training is available every Tuesday and Thursday 4:30pm to 6:30pm and Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:30pm. This program starts Jan 2, 2018 to Feb 28, 2018. Participants must be competing in PARA at the U12 to U21 levels.

Freestyle - Freestyle training is available every Tuesday and Thursday 5pm to 7pm from Jan 2, 2018 to Feb 27, 2018. Participants must be enrolled in our Junior Freestyle program.

Extended Training for Alpine & Freestyle is designed to better prepare our athletes for the demands of competition.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date).

Alpine Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  
skiers only $175 $375 Buy Now 
Freestyle Tuesday or Thursday Tuesday and Thursday  
skiers & snowboarders $175 $275 Buy Now 

Participants are grouped into the disciplines of Alpine skiing, Freestyle skiing, snowboarding & Moguls. A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

* Skiers or snowboarders who cannot make all days per week may register for the day or days of the week that they wish to train.  Participants that choose an individual training day will not be able to make up missed days on another day. Please complete and return the application with payment no later than December 24, 2017. More info on pages 6-7.  For more information about extended training, please email racing@skibluemt.com

Holiday Camp

Holiday Camp

Blue Mountain offers a Holiday Camp for Alpine and Freestyle participants. Camp consists of evaluation and development of skiing or riding skills. Emphasis of this camp is skiing & snowboarding skill development. 

U10-U14 Alpine racers will have limited gate training. Indoor sessions may be included in case of inclement weather. Camp participants must be enrolled in one of the Blue Mountain Junior Competition Programs.

Alpine and Freestyle Dec 26 - 29  
skiers & snowboarders $120 Buy Now 

Participants are grouped into the disciplines of Alpine skiing, Freestyle skiing, snowboarding & Moguls, and based on age, skill level and focus.

* Please complete and return the application with payment no later than December 18, 2017.  For more information about Holiday Camp, please email racing@skibluemt.com

A note to Junior Athletes and Parents:

All Mountaineer and Competition Program are held both weekend days.  Mountaineer and Competition program registration forms found in the Junior Program Booklet must be submitted in order to participate.

Download 2017-2018 Racing Program Booklet