ASK Programs

Thank you for checking out our Aspen Supports Kids program! We are so excited to go skiing and snowboarding with all of you this winter! Please read the program descriptions carefully as some things have changed. Registration for the 2020-2021 season will open on Saturday, October 17th at 9am! Please note that all information on this page is subject to change. Visit the ASK Information page for procedures, details, and ski pass information. 

‚ÄčIf you have any questions, please reach out to ASK Program Director Meredith Elwell at melwell@teamavsc.org or 970.205.5161.

PRESEASON

SNOBANDITS – 3 days skiing (age 3.5 - 5th grade); All Levels

Be the first on the hill with this 3-Day session! Great complimentary program to any of our full-season programs! Price includes lift pass on lesson days only. No scholarships are available, but payment plans can be arranged. No refunds due to early season ski conditions. 
  • Dates: December 5th, 12th, 19th  |  3 Saturdays
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *Exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Place: The Treehouse at Snowmass
  • Program Fee: $405 until October 30th; $450 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program

Click here to register for Snobandits

ASPEN PROGRAMS

RIDGERUNNERS – 12 days skiing (2nd - 8th grade); Level 7 and above

For skiers who want to advance their skills with great professional instructors in a fun, recreational group environment. Skiers must be well-rounded and a strong level 7 or higher. Must be comfortable on black bump runs and steep groomed black runs. Price does not include lift tickets. Participants must purchase a full season pass ($209 on or before November 13th).  

  • Dates: January 9th, 10th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st; February 6th, 20th, 21st, 27th; March 6th, 7th  |  7 Saturdays + 5 Sundays
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Note: There will be no lessons on Martin Luther King Weekend and President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: Aspen (Lift 1A)
  • Program Fee: $1,310 until October 30th; $1,460 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program
  • Note: there is still a Ridgerunner programs at Highlands as well! 

Click here to register for Ridgerunners

BUTTERMILK PROGRAMS

WAHOO WEDNESDAYS – 6 days skiing (3.5 years - Pre K); All levels

Wahoo Wednesdays is where your child will fall in love with the mountain!  Learn to ski in dedicated learning areas under the guidance of specially trained pros, for a full day lesson. Lessons are offered at Snowmass’ Treehouse or Buttermilk’s Hideout for 6 weeks. No scholarships are available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only. Participants must be born on or before June 1st, 2017 and be potty trained. 
  • Dates: January 27th; February 3rd, 10th, 24th; March 3rd, 10th  |  6 Wednesdays 
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Place: Buttermilk Hideout 
  • Program Fee: $685 until October 30th; $765 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program
  • Note: there is also a Wahoo Wednesdays Snowmass Program! 

Click here to register for Wahoo Wednesdays

POWDER PANDAS – 6 days skiing (Kindergarten only); All levels

*Please note: All 3.5 – Pre K skiers will be offered a new program called Wahoo Wednesdays for this winter.  Details under Wahoo Wednesday section.

Pandas learn to ski in dedicated learning areas under the guidance of specially trained pros. Sign up early, spaces are limited. No scholarships are available, but payment plans can be arranged. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates: January 30th; February 6th, 20th, 27th; March 6th, 13th  |  6 Saturdays
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program
  • Note: There will be no lessons on President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: Buttermilk Hideout
  • Program Fee: $685 until October 30th; $765 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program

Click here to register for Powder Pandas

SNOWARRIORS – 6 days skiing, All levels (1st - 8th grade); 6 days snowboarding, Level 3 and above (2nd - 6th grade)

For kids of all levels who want to learn and develop skiing or snowboarding skills in a fun, recreational group environment led by great professional instructors. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only. Scholarships are available.
  • Dates - you will be assigned one of the following for the course of the season:
    • January 30th; February 6th, 20th, 27th; March 6th, 13th  |  6 Saturdays
    • January 31st; February 7th, 21st, 28th; March 7th, 14th  |  6 Sundays 
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program
  • Note: There will be no lessons on President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: Buttermilk (Bumps, Hideout, or Tiehack)  |  *exact location to be announced before the start of the program
  • Program Fee: $685 until October 30th; $765 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program

Click here to register for Snowarriors

HIGHLANDS PROGRAMS

BIGHORNS – 8 days skiing (Kindergarten & 1st grade); Level 6 and above

Geared towards skiers who can handle poles, hockey stop, and make consistent parallel turns. No scholarships available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates: January 10th, 24th, 31st; February 7th, 21st, 28th; March 7th, 14th  |  8 Sundays
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Note: There will be no lessons on Martin Luther King Weekend and President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: Aspen Highlands Base
  • Program Fee: $915 until October 30th; $1,020 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program

Click here to register for Bighorns

RIDGERUNNERS – 12 days skiing (2nd - 6th grade); Level 6 and above

Ridgerunners become well-rounded skiers who can ski anywhere. 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. Participants must purchase a full season pass ($209 on or before November 13th).  

  • Dates: January 9th, 10th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st; February 6th, 20th, 21st, 27th; March 6th, 7th | 7 Saturdays + 5 Sundays
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Note: There will be no lessons on Martin Luther King Weekend and President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: Highlands – AVSC Clubhouse
  • Program Fee: $1,310 until October 30th; $1,460 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program
  • Note: there is a new Ridgerunner program at Aspen Mountain as well! 

Click here to register for Ridgerunners

SNOWMASS PROGRAMS 

WAHOO WEDNESDAYS – 6 days skiing (3.5 years - Pre K); All levels

Wahoo Wednesdays is where your child will fall in love with the mountain!  Learn to ski in dedicated learning areas under the guidance of specially trained pros, for a full day lesson. Lessons are offered at Snowmass’ Treehouse or Buttermilk’s Hideout for 6 weeks. No scholarships are available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only. Participants must be born on or before June 1st, 2017 and be potty trained. 
  • Dates: January 27th; February 3rd, 10th, 24th; March 3rd, 10th  |  6 Wednesdays 
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Place: Snowmass Treehouse 
  • Program Fee: $685 until October 30th; $765 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program
  • Note: there is also a Wahoo Wednesdays Buttermilk Program! 

Click here to register for Wahoo Wednesdays

ASPENAUTS – 6 days skiing (Kindergarten only); All levels

* Please note: All 3.5 – Pre K skiers will be offered a new program called Wahoo Wednesdays for this winter. Details under Wahoo Wednesday section.

Aspenauts learn to ski in dedicated learning areas under the guidance of specially trained pros. No scholarships are available for this program, but payment plans can be arranged. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates: January 9th, 23rd, 30th; February 6th, 20th, 27th  |  6 Saturdays
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Note: There will be no lessons on Martin Luther King Weekend and President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: The Treehouse at Snowmass
  • Program Fee: $685 until October 30th; $765 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program

Click here to register for Aspenauts

SNOWARRIORS – 8 days skiing (1st - 8th grade); Level 3 and above

*Snowboarding is only being offered at Buttermilk winter 2020-2021. 

Learn and develop skills with great professional instructors in a fun, recreational group environment. All beginners (level 1 & 2) in grades 1st- 8th must sign up for Snowarrior Buttermilk Programs. Price includes lift pass on lesson days only.
  • Dates - you will be assigned one of the following for the course of the season:
    • January 9th, 23rd, 30th; February 6th, 20th, 27th; March 6th, 13th  |  8 Saturdays
    • January 10th, 24th, 31st; February 7th, 21st, 28th; March 7th, 14th  |  8 Sundays 
  • Time: 9am – 2pm OR 10am – 3pm  |  *exact time slot will be announced before the start of the program.
  • Note: There will be no lessons on President’s Day Weekend
  • Place: Snowmass (Two Creeks, Treehouse, or Assay Hill)  |  *exact location will be announced before the start of the program
  • Program Fee: $915 until October 30th; $1020 on or after October 31st  |  *Lunch included in the price of the program

Click here to register for Snowarriors