SKIwee and Cruiser Camp Programs

SKIwee and Cruiser Camp programs are designed to teach beginning skiers and snowboarders. These are instruction programs are taught on beginner terrain for skiers age 4-10 and snowboarders ages 7-12. Packages include a slope ticket, equipment rental, helmet rental and group instruction.

  • The SKIwee program is for first-time and beginner skiers ONLY and is offered daily.
  • The Cruiser Camp program is for first-time and beginner snowboarders ONLY and is offered on weekends and holidays only.
  • Reservations are required and can be made by Clicking Here
  • Call the French Swiss Ski College at (828) 295-9311 for recommendations on lessons
  • If you are seeking individual attention or accelerated progress, you may consider private lessons.

Ski Wee

2 Hours of Instruction

Cost: $88 (includes an 8-hour ticket)
Session: 1:30-3:30pm
Slope Ticket & Equipment Rental: 8-Hour Flex Ticket
Registration required by noon

4 Hours of Instruction

Cost: $88 (includes an 8-hour ticket)
Sessions: 10:00am-Noon & 1:30-3:30pm
Slope Ticket & Equipment Rental: 8-Hour Flex Ticket
Registration required by 9am

2 Hours of Instruction

Cost: $68 (includes a 1-5pm ticket)
Session: 1:30-3:30pm
Slope Ticket & Equipment Rental: 1-5pm ticket
Registration required by noon
*Weekdays only*

2 Hours of Instruction

Cost: $68 (includes a 9am-2pm ticket)
Session: 10am-Noon
Slope Ticket & Equipment Rental: 9am-2pm ticket
Registration required by 9am
**Ages 4 & 5 only**

Cruiser Camp

2 Hours of Instruction

Cost: $100 (includes an 8-hour ticket)
Session: 1:30-3:30pm
Slope Ticket & Equipment Rental: 8-Hour Flex Ticket
Registration required by noon

4 Hours of Instruction

Cost: $100 (includes an 8-hour ticket)
Sessions: 10:00am-Noon & 1:30-3:30pm
Slope Ticket & Equipment Rental: 8-Hour Flex Ticket
Registration required by 9am

Procedures

  • Reservations must be made online for Children’s Programs. No day of reservations will be allowed for 2021-22
  • After completing registration, pick up equipment at the rental counter.
  • Please have children take a bathroom break before going to the class.
  • Meet on the snow at the American Flag in front of the Lodge, ten minutes before start of class.
  • Have your children booted up, with their skis in hand (please no ski poles).
  • Pick up your children on time at noon and 3:30pm at the American Flag.
  • It is your responsibility to feed your child lunch (12-1:30pm).
  • Make sure your child has a bathroom break before returning to classes.

Helpful Hints

  • Use the time between registration and the start of the program to make sure your child is properly dressed.
  • Blue jeans and knit mittens are not sufficient for warmth and dryness.
  • Sunscreen and protective eye wear are essential.
  • Prepare your child for the day ahead by letting him know what to expect and where you will be. This will help everyone have a fun and pleasurable experience.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Our professional snow-loving instructors at the French-Swiss Ski College can’t wait to share their knowledge and love of the mountain with you.