ASK Programs

2018-2019 Registration

Thank you for checking out our Aspen Supports Kids (formerly Base Camp) program options for the 2018-2019 season! We are so excited to go skiing and snowboarding with all of you this winter!

A few things: 
  • Registration opens Friday, September 14th 
  • Base Camp is now Aspen Supports Kids! Learn more here
  • If you have any questions, please reach out to ASK Program Director Meredith Elwell at melwell@teamavsc.org or 970.205.5161.

Winter 2018-2019 Offerings - Alpine + Snowboard

Early Season: Snobandits – 3 days skiing (age 3.5-10) or snowboarding (grade 1-4) at Snowmass

Get a jump on the season with this 3-Saturday session and then move to SnoWarriors, Aspenauts or Powder Pandas to keep the learning going! Price includes lift pass on lesson days only. $12 Lunch at Treehouse not included.  No scholarships are available, but payment plans can be arranged. Enrollment closes November 9th. No refunds due to early season ski conditions.

  • Dates & time: Saturdays December 1, 8, 15; 9:30am - 3:00pm
  • Place: The Treehouse at Snowmass
  • Program Fee: $345 on or before November 9th; $385 on or after November 10th (based on availability)

Powder Pandas – 6 days skiing at Buttermilk (age 3.5 – kindergarten; no first graders)

Pandas learn to ski in dedicated learning areas under the guidance of specially trained pros. Children must have been born before August 1, 2015 and be potty-trained. Sign up early, we are limited to 175 participants. No scholarships are available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: February 2, 9, 10, 23; March 2, 9; 9:30am – 2:30pm (No class on Feb. 16th) | 5 Saturdays and 1 Sunday
  • Place: Buttermilk
  • Program Fee: $570 on or before November 9th; $635 on or after November 10th

Aspenauts – 7 days skiing at Snowmass (age 3.5 - kindergarten; no first graders)

Aspenauts learn to ski in dedicated learning areas under the guidance of specially trained pros. Children must have been born before July 1, 2015 and be potty-trained. No scholarships are available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Limited to 280 participants. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Saturdays January 12th – March 2nd; 9:30am – 2:30pm (No class on Feb. 16)
  • Place: The Treehouse at Snowmass
  • Program Fee: $680 on or before November 9th; $760 on or after November 10th

Bighorns – 8 days skiing at Highlands (kindergarten & first grade)

Geared toward kindergarteners (level 6 or higher) who can handle poles, hockey stop and make parallel turns on challenging blue runs. No scholarships available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Limited to 35 participants. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Saturdays January 12th – March 9th; 9:30am – 2:45pm
  • Place: Aspen Highlands Base
  • Program Fee: $740 on or before November 9th; $825 on or after November 10th

Snowarriors – 6 days skiing or snowboarding at Buttermilk (grades 1-6)

For kids of all levels who want to learn and develop skiing or snowboarding skills led by great professional instructors in a fun, recreational group environment. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: February 2, 9, 10, 23; March 2, 9; 9:30am – 3:00 pm (No class on Feb. 16) | 5 Saturdays and 1 Sunday
  • Place: Buttermilk
  • Program Fee: $570 on or before November 9th; $635 on or after November 10th

Snowarriors – 8 days skiing or snowboarding at Snowmass (grades 1-6)

Learn and develop skiing or snowboarding skills with great professional instructors in a fun, recreational group environment. Only open to children at level 3 and above. All beginners (level 1 & 2) must sign up for SnoWarrior Buttermilk Programs. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Saturdays January 12th – March 9th; 9:30am – 3:00 pm (No class on Feb. 16)
  • Place: Snowmass –  Two Creeks
  • Program Fee: $710 on or before November 9th; $790 on or after November 10th

Snowarriors – 8 days skiing at Highlands (grades 2-6)

For level 6 and up skiers who want to really advance their skills with great professional instructors in a fun, recreational group environment.  Must be able to hockey stop and ski comfortably on blue runs. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Saturdays January 12th – March 9th; 9:30am - 3:00pm (No class on Feb. 16)
  • Place: Highlands – AVSC Clubhouse
  • Program Fee: $710 on or before November 9th; $790 on or after November 10th

Ridgerunners – 12 days skiing at Highlands (grades 1-8)

RidgeRunners become well-rounded skiers who can ski anywhere. Open to skiers level 6 and higher. This program allows athletes to experience an introduction to competition (giant slalom race, obstacle course, moguls competition, etc.) and is a stepping stone to AVSC’s TEAM (competitive) programs. Price does not include lift tickets, all participants must purchase a full season pass for $204 from Aspen Skiing Company (purchase pass before 11/16; $339 after 11/16).
  • Dates & time: January 12, 13, 19, 26, 27; February 2, 9, 10, 23; March 2, 9, 10; 9:15am - 3:00pm | 8 Saturdays and 4 Sundays
  • Place: Highlands – AVSC Clubhouse
  • Program Fee $1,010 on or before November 9th; $1,125 on or after November 10th

Snocru – 8 days skiing or snowboarding at Snowmass (grades 7-12)

Open to pre-teens and teens of all ability levels. Our pros will challenge athletes to hone skills while exploring new terrain. Ski and Snowboard groups. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Saturdays January 12th – March 9th; 9:30am - 3:00pm
  • Place: Snowmass – Two Creeks
  • Program Fee $710 on or before November 9th; $790 on or after November 10th

Snocru – 8 days skiing at Highlands (grades 7-12)

Open to pre-teens and teens at level 6 or higher skiers. Our pros will challenge athletes to hone skills while exploring new terrain. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Saturdays January 12th – March 9th; 9:30am - 3:00pm
  • Place: Highlands – AVSC Clubhouse
  • Program Fee $710 on or before November 9th; $790 on or after November 10th

Crossover Snowboard – 3 days snowboarding at Buttermilk (grades 1-12; never evers only)

Does your skier want to snowboard? This is a three-Sunday program for skiers who have never snowboarded and want to give it a try! Never evers only. No scholarships are available for this program. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates & time: Sundays February 24th; March 3rd & 10th; 9:30am - 3:00pm
  • Place: Buttermilk – Base Area

Winter 2018-2019 Offerings - Nordic

Check out the Bill Koch Youth Ski League for recreational nordic options for athletes ages 5-11 in Aspen and in Carbondale (Spring Gulch).

Our BKL programs are fun, learn-to-ski programs geared towards children ages 5-11. The emphasis will be on fostering a love for the sport and enjoying winter in the Roaring Fork Valley. Children will develop basic motor skills invaluable to their future athletic involvement. Skills such as coordination, agility, and balance will be taught through a variety of games and activities. As children progress through the Bill Koch League programs, they will learn teamwork, sportsmanship, fair play, and other essential habits common among successful adolescents.

Check out the BKL options here

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