Winter Camp

Lesson Abilities Chart

Our team of certified instructors provide support to all ability levels. Explore our ability charts below to determine the best starting point for your child.

Ski Ability Chart

First Timer
Level 1

Never skied before. Level 1 lessons will focus on getting skiers familiar with their equipment, learning how to move with their equipment, and gliding comfortably on skis.

Beginner
Level 2

Has skied before, can make snowploughs and slight directional changes. Level 2 lessons will focus on teaching skiers how to stop on their skis and make basic directional turns.

Beginner
Level 3

Has skied before, can link snowploughs, turn and stop with control. Level 3 lessons will focus on developing the skier's parallel turns on beginner slopes.

Basic Intermediate
Level 4

Can ski mostly parallel on all green runs, and easy red runs. Level 4 lessons will focus on getting skiers confident skiing parallel on all green runs, and some red runs. Skiers will be introduced to variable terrain with bumps and powder.

Confident Intermediate
Level 5

Can ski parallel on all red runs, and is starting to ski black runs. Level 5 lessons will focus on introducing skiers to the pole planting technique in order to improve timing and turn shapes.

Advanced
Level 6

Is confident on black runs, and is starting to ski off piste. Level 6 lessons will focus on getting comfortable identifying when it is more effective to use short or long turns in varied snow conditions and terrain.

Advanced
Level 7

Is confident on all terrain. Level 7 lessons will focus on strengthening and refining the skier's technique to improve efficiency, performance and understanding in all types of terrain.

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Snowboard Ability Chart

First Timer
Level 1

Never snowboarded before. Level 1 lessons will focus on getting boarders familiar with their equipment, learning how to move with their equipment, skate, and gliding comfortably on their board.

Beginner
Level 2

Is able to heel-side and toe-side slip in a falling leaf. Level 2 lessons will focus on learning how to balance, and teaches boarders the basics of control in order to ride faster and smoother.

Beginner
Level 3

Is able to make basic turns on toe-side and heel-side, but not yet linking. Level 3 lessons will focus on learning create turn shapes. Boarders will be introduced to 'C' and 'S' shape turns.

Basic Intermediate
Level 4

Can consistently link turns, and is comfortable on green runs and some red runs. Level 4 lessons will focus on turn shape, flexion and extension, making closed turns and well balanced 'S' shaped turns.

Confident Intermediate
Level 5

Can link turns, is comfortable on all red runs and some groomed black runs, and is starting to experiment with riding switch. Level 5 lessons will have boarders focusing on control with speed, and gaining confidence on the mountain in different terrains.

Advanced
Level 6

Is comfortable riding variable terrain on red and black runs. Can ride switch, moguls, powder and around trees. Level 7 lessons will focus on how mastering switch riding, moguls, powder and around trees. Boarders will learn about making dynamic turns on variable terrain.

Advanced
Level 7

Is confident on all terrain. Level 7 lessons will focus on strengthening and refining the boarder's technique to improve efficiency, performance and understanding in all turn types and on all terrain.

Snowboard instructors teaching young child how to snowboard
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Still have questions? We'd be happy to help!

Thank you for your interest! Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team directly. Our team is available during normal business hours and are happy to answer any questions you may have about camp.