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Child Ski & Snowboard Lessons | Private, Semi-Private, Group | Northstar California Child Ski & Snowboard Lessons | Private, Semi-Private, Group | Northstar California

Kid's Ski + Board School (Ages 3 - 12)

 

Learning to ski or snowboard for kids couldn't be more fun than at the Northstar Kid's Ski + Board School.

Plus, with Ripperoo's Early Registration on weekends and the holidays, parents can maximize their time on the mountain by getting on the mountain earlier in the morning.

» Ripperoo's Early Registration Dates + Information

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The Lucky Stars ski school program for potty-trained 3-year-olds is jam-packed with fun activities and ski lessons.

The Super Stars program for 4- to 6-year-olds is a fun-filled ski or snowboard experience taught by instructors specializing in kid-friendly techniques.

The All Stars experience for 7- to 12-year-olds is an energetic lesson program for beginner through advanced ability levels that includes all the skill development and tricks this age group craves.

 

Private Lessons

Ski or Snowboard Private Lessons for Adults (13+) and Kids (4 - 12) Rate

Private lesson reservation requests are recommended. Request a private lesson online or call the Adventure, Guiding & Learning Center at 530.562.3500.

Lift ticket and rental or demo equipment is not included in lesson cost.

Class Times:

  • Rise + Shine: 8:30 a.m. (1-hour; 1-on-1 only)
  • 3-hour: 9:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
  • 6-hour: 9:30 a.m.

Rise + Shine: $135

3-hour (9:30 a.m.): $515

3-hour (1:00 p.m.): $515

6-hour: $725

*Walk up rates (Dec 26-Jan 4, Jan 17-20, Feb 14-23) $160 Rise + Shine, $540 3-hour, $750 6-hour.

 

 

Ultimate 4 Lessons

Ultimate 4 Group Ski Lessons for Kids (4 - 12) Rate

All children need a lift ticket or season pass to participate in lessons. Lesson packages include lift ticket, lesson, rental equipment, helmet, and lunch. Lesson only does not include a lift ticket or equipment.

Maximum of 4 students per class.

Offered daily for guests staying at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. (Meets at the Ritz-Carlton.) Check in between 8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Offered daily at the Northstar Kid's Ski & Board School in the Village at Northstar. Check in between 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

 

Ages 4 - 6
Full Day Package (9:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.): $310

Ages 7 - 12
Full Day Package (9:00 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.): $310

Lesson only: $295

Ultimate 4 Group Snowboard Lessons for Kids (4 - 6) Rate

Maximum of 4 students per class.

Offered daily for guests staying at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. (Meets at the Ritz-Carlton.) Check in between 8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

Offered daily at the Northstar Kid's Ski & Board School in the Village at Northstar. Check in between 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

 

Ages 4 - 6
Full Day (9:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.): $310

Lesson Only: $295 for child season pass holders.

Ultimate 4 Group Snowboard Lessons for Adults & Kids (7+) Rate

Offered by the Burton Snowboard Academy

Full day packlage includes lift ticket, lesson, the latest Burton gear, helmet, and lunch.

Offered daily. Check-in at the Adventure, Guiding & Learning Center by 8:30 a.m. before proceeding to the Burton Snowboard Academy at mid-mountain.

Full Day (10:00 a.m.): $310

 

 

Group Lessons

All-Day Ski Package for Kids (3 - 12) Rate

Lesson packages include lift ticket, lesson, rental equipment, helmet, and lunch.

Meets at the Kid's Ski + Board School in the Village at Northstar.

Class Times:

  • All Stars (ages 7 - 12): Check in by 9:00 a.m. Class time is 9:30 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.
  • Super Stars (ages 4 - 6): Check in by 9:30 a.m. Class time is 10:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Lucky Stars (age 3, ski only, potty-trained): Check in by 9:30 a.m. Class time is 10:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Full Day Package: $205

Lesson only: $190 (ages 4-12 only)

All-Day Snowboard Package for Kids (4 - 12) Rate

Lesson packages include lift ticket, lesson, rental equipment, helmet, and lunch.

Meets at the Kid's Ski + Board School in the Village at Northstar.

Class Times:

  • All Stars (ages 7 - 12): Check in by 9:00 a.m. Class time is 9:30 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.
  • Super Stars (ages 4 - 6): Check in by 9:30 a.m. Class time is 10:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Full Day Package: $205

Lesson only: $190

Half-Day Ski Package for Kids (age 3 only) Rate

One-hour lesson. Remainder of time is indoors with games and learning.

For beginners only, levels 1 and 2 (what's this?). Lesson reservations are recommended. Reserve by calling 530.562.3470.

All children need a lift ticket or season pass to participate in lessons. Lesson package includes lift ticket, lesson, rental equipment, helmet, and snack.

Meets at the Kid's Ski + Board School in the Village at Northstar.

Lucky Stars (age 3, ski only, potty-trained): Check in by 9:30 a.m. Class time is 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Half Day Package (10:00 a.m.): $165

Important: A lesson reservation does not guarantee a space in ski school for your child.  To ensure your space, you must arrive to the Kid's Ski + Board School at least 30 minutes before your child's scheduled class start time.

 
 


 

Burton Academy promo

Save Money and Time On Kids' Lessons*

Looking to save both money and time on your child's lessons during your vacation? Book multiple, consecutive, Full Day Kids' Group and Kids' Ultimate 4 Ski & Snowboard lessons online in advance and save $10 per day and avoid the reservation lines after your first day. All ticket, lesson and rental registration is set up on day one!

*Offer excludes 3-year old Half Day and Kid's Burton Snowboard Academy. Discount only applies to pre-commitment of multi-day booking.

 

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Northstar requires children ages 12 & under participating in the Kid's Ski & Snowboard School to wear an approved, snowsports specific helmet, either a rental helmet or their own. We also recommend helmet use for all skiers and snowboarders, regardless of age or ability.  Helmets are available to rent and purchase at ski and snowboard shops and the Kid's Ski & Snowboard School .



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