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Welcome to Junior Instructor Program!
Thank you for your interest in our Junior Instructor Program!
Please read the details below and contact us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our staff will reach out to you with more information after registration.
Sat, Dec 16th, 2023
Sun, Dec 17th, 2023
Junior Instructor Program Guidelines
- Program consists of 2 on-snow training days and 6+ real world experience days.
- Skiers and Snowboarders ages 12-15 with the option of becoming full-fledged instructors at 16 years of age.
- Not expected to check-in or volunteer on non-commitment days
- Encouraged to complete the PSIA/AASI Junior Instructor Program during your first season as a Junior Instructor.
- Junior instructors will be expected to check in with their coaches at 9:30am on their commitment days. They will have a lunch break daily from 12pm-1pm.
- First year Junior Instructors are asked to submit 3 letters of recommendation from mentors, teaches, coaches, or valued adults in their lives.
Junior Instructors will work with our training staff to develop their own personal ski/riding ability in addition to covering safety training, how to work with & teach children, basic biomechanics & movement analysis, how & why your skis/snowboard works the way they do. During training Junior instructors will also get the opportunity to explore and learn the mountain better with their coaches.
Junior Instructors are encouraged to complete the PSIA/AASI Junior Instructor Program during their first season as a Junior Instructor.?
- Sat, December 16th
- Sun, December 17th
Lesson Shadow Days
Junior Instructors will shadow a morning and afternoon kid's group lesson with an experienced instructor. On lesson shadow days, Junior instructors will be expected to check in with their coaches at 9:30am on their commitment days. They will have a lunch break daily from 12pm-1pm.
Participants are also eligible to participate in advanced training opportunities with instructor staff. If available, these clinics will begin at 3pm
You will receive an information packet with an email link to select your 6 or more Lesson Shadow Dates once you register!
Available Lesson Shadow Dates:
Sat, December 23rd
Sunday, December 24th
Saturday, December 29th
Sunday, December 30th
Saturday, January 6th
Sunday, January 7th
Saturday, January 13th
Sunday, January 14th
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Sunday, January 28th
Saturday February 3rd
Sunday, February 4th
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Monday, February 19th
Saturday, February 24th
Sunday, February 25th
Program Cost & Season Passes
Training: $99 covers the cost of your 2 training days focusing on education and personal ski/ride development.
Lift Tickets: $80 provides tickets for all training & participation days.
Season Pass: Participants are eligible to purchase a $149 Season Pass. This pass in non-refundable and non-transferable. The pass can be invalidated at any time by the program staff due to attendance or behavioral issues.
Uniforms & Facilities
Junior Instructors will be provided with an armband to be worn during lesson shadows designating them as a junior instructor. The armband is to remain at the resort and be picked up and dropped off after lessons. Junior Instructors will be able to utilize the Discovery Club on participation days for secure bag storage and lunch space.
Refunds & Cancellations
Students may cancel 10 days before the start of the program with no penalty. Given the highly discounted nature of program, no refunds will be issued once the program has begun.
We look forward to having you join us on the slopes this winter!