Youth Programs

Youth Programs

If you want your children to have a more in-depth experience than the beginner group lesson will offer, our Explorer Program, Pioneer Program, or Winter Adventure Camp are the perfect solution!  Please use this page to help determine the best type of program to meet your children's needs.

Youth Program Options

Explorers Lesson Program

Our Explorers Lesson Program is for beginners, ages 4 to 12.  Our Explorer Instructors love working with kids and know how to make learning FUN while keeping children safe.  For the safety of our guests, only children are allowed in the Explorers area.  Here, they will walk across our colorful boot bridge to get fitted properly and play with balance boards, slacklines, and other items before going out on the snow.  Parents receive a security ticket they will need to show to pickup their child, and they are welcome to watch the lesson from our designated area outside.  We offer a second Explorer lesson option on the same day if your child wants more time on the snow, and they may leave their equipment in the Explorer area while you take your child for a break or lunch.

Age & Ability Ages 4 to 12, beginners
Lift Ticket Includes an All-Mountain lift ticket
Rentals $25 per person, includes skis or board, bindings, boots and a helmet (optional ski poles) our instructors will measure the children's height & weight and provide rental equipment.
Times 10am and 1pm Monday - Friday
9am to 2pm Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Length of Lesson 2 hours with at least 1.5 hours on the snow
Location In the Valley at the base of Blue Mountain, go to the Learning Center Front Desk
Reservations Recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time.
Price $90 Monday - Friday, and $100 Saturday, Sunday & Holidays - a $40 second lesson option is also available for the same day!
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Please note: Childcare is available for ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Due to the popularity, pre-registration is highly recommended!

Registration for all sessions stops 30 minutes prior to start times listed above, so please arrive early.

Parents must remain at Blue Mountain and may be contacted during the program.

Please contact us for full details on payments, reservations and our cancellation policy.
We cannot accept any children showing any symptoms of colds or the flu.

When your kids are ready for the next level, check out Blue Mountain Resort's Competition Program.

Pioneers Program

Back by popular demand, our Pioneers Program is for first-timers and beginners, ages 6 to 10.  This multi-week, Sunday afternoon program will help students improve their skills and confidence with the same instructor over a 4-week period.  Groups will be formed with children of similar ages & abilities so they can make friends as they make turns!  To maximized our time on the snow, please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  Because space is limited, please complete an application and return it as soon as possible to ensure a spot! 

Age & Ability Ages 6 to 10, first-timers and beginners
Lift Tickets Includes an All-Mountain lift ticket
Rentals Included - skis or board, bindings, boots, and a helmet (optional ski poles). Our instructors will measure the children's height & weight and provide rental equipment. Please arrive early if you need rentals.  After the first day of each session, we will have equipment setup & ready to go!
Times Session 1: Sundays in January 4pm to 6pm (Jan 8, 15, 22 & 29)
Session 2: Sundays in February 4pm to 6pm (Feb 5, 12, 19 & 26)
Length of Lesson Each session spans 4 weeks, 2 hours each Sunday in January & February
Location In the Valley at the base of Blue Mountain, go to the Frontier Learning Center Desk
Reservations Required in advance, questions - please call 610.826.7700
Price $299 per 4-week session
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Please note: Childcare is available for ages 6 weeks to 5 years.  

Winter Adventure Camp

The Blue Mountain Resort Learning Center is pleased to announce this exciting new program!  Designed for skiers & riders ages 8 to 14, who are comfortable on green slopes and want to explore blue and beyond!  Students will ski or snowboard all over the mountain (ability and conditions permitting) as they develop a love of the outdoors and winter sports!  Students will be first on the snow as they take to the slopes 8am to 10am.  Students can sign up for a Saturday or Sunday session, or both, and they will have the same instructor over a 4-week period.  To maximized our time on the snow, please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  There will be a maximum of only 30 students accepted per session, so sign up early to ensure a spotClick here to watch & learn about Winter Adventure Camp.

Age & Ability Ages 8 to 14, intermediate and advanced
Lift Ticket Includes an All-Mountain lift ticket
Rentals Included - skis or board, bindings, boots, and a helmet (optional ski poles) our instructors will measure the children's height & weight and provide rental equipment. Please arrive early if you need rentals.  After the first day of each session, we will have equipment setup & ready to go!
Times Choose one or more sessions!
Session 1: Saturdays in January 8am to 10am (Jan 7, 14, 21 & 28)
Session 2: Sundays in January 8am to 10am (Jan 8, 15, 22 & 29)
Session 3: Saturdays in February 8am to 10am (Feb 4, 11, 18 & 25)
Session 4: Sundays in February 8am to 10am (Feb 5, 12, 19 & 26)
Length of Lesson Each session spans 4 weeks, 2 hours each Saturday and Sunday in January & February
Location In the Valley at the base of Blue Mountain, go to the Learning Center Front Desk
Reservations Required in advance, questions - please call 610.826.7700
Price $299 per 4-week session
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Please note:  Time is of the essence, so be suited up and ready to hit the slopes at 8am sharp!  Please allow extra time if you need to grab rentals.  We are so stoked for our new Winter Adventure Camp, and cannot wait to meet our first year's students!

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Ski PA Snowpass

Did you know that Blue Mountain Resort participates in the Ski PA Snowpass program for 4th & 5th grade students?  Blue Mountain and the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA) encourage participation and enjoyment of skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing in Pennsylvania.  Through this program, students in 4th & 5th grade can hit the slopes at over 15 ski resorts in PA!

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