Schweitzer Ski Resort
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​​At the Schweitzer Ski & Ride Center, we're all about fun and  adventure for the kids. Each program is a perfect combination of organized instruction, individualized  attention and outrageously good times. 

Ski-4-FREE in 3 Beginner Package 

This program is truly designed to be quick and easy. Our progressive  curriculum focuses on the basic skills you need to get down the  mountain safely, at your own pace. Featuring Rossignol development ski and snowboard equipment, the Ski 4 FREE in 3 ski or board package includes  three days of instruction, equipment rentals and lift tickets. Sign up  for the Ski 4 FREE in 3 package and start having fun on the slopes.

  • $159 (includes 3 lessons of 1-2 hours, 3 lift tickets (First 2 tickets are lower lift, third is all mountain), and rentals)
  • Days do not have to be consecutive
  • Group Lessons start at 10:00am & 1:00pm daily
  • Ages: 4+ skiers - 7+ snowboarders
  • Added BONUS - Finish the 3-step program and you get to ski or ride FREE in the Spring (March 14th to close) with our Grad Card!  Even better, if you Bring-a-Friend and both sign up for Ski 4 FREE in 3, you'll each get a FREE lift ticket to use any time in the season.

For more info contact us at 208-255-3070 or

KinderKamp Package

Skiing and Daycare Package for ages 4-6

Part ski camp, part adventure camp, the Children's Center offers an all day  interactive experience. Our team of professional instructors combine  ski lessons with a timely, indoor recreation break where the kids get  to play, create art, and relax in our licensed daycare. It's a great way for parents to enjoy the mountain - knowing everyone is having fun.  

  • $105 full-day (includes TWO lessons per day and lunch!) Add rentals for only $15 more. 
  • Season Pass: $1625 includes child care all season, 2 group lessons a day (up to 40 lesson days), lunch, 2 snacks and a season lift pass for the entire season. 

Ski  rentals are available at the Children's Center so please arrive early to get all  set. Reservations are highly recommended. The KinderKamp Package includes kids younger than 4 but requires private lessons - call for pricing.  For more information on this and other programs, or to make your reservation, call 208.255.3038 or email

Mountain Riders

ages 4-12 skiers & 7-12 snowboarders

If you're 4 to12 years old and aren't afraid to have fun, then you already are a Mountain Rider at heart. Our imaginative and energetic coaches think that it's more fun when it's all about you. We meet in the morning and the adventures never end. Please arrive by 9 am to check-in. Skiers and boarders of all ability levels are welcome.  Register at the Ski & Ride Center or if you would like day care options please register at KinderKamp Childrens Center downstairs in the Lakeview Lodge. 

The half day option is a 2 hour lesson beginning at 10am or 1pm.  Tickets and rentals can be added to the lessons at a discounted rate, and a supervised lunch can also be added.

  • $48 half day lesson only (available 7days/week)
  • $60 half day lesson and lift ticket ($48 for  6 & under / available 7days/week)
  • $80 half day lesson, lift ticket and rentals ($68  for 6 & under / available 7days/week)
  • Save 20% with a 10 Lesson Punch Card! $385 for 10 lessons. (Does not include lift tickets or rentals. Valid on any Mountain Rider group lesson. )

The full day option from 10am to 3pm and is available on weekends & holidays. Includes lessons from 10am-Noon, a break for lunch (meal included) from Noon-1pm and then lessons from 1-3pm.

  • $80 full day lesson only (available on weekends and holidays)
  • $90 full day lesson and lift ticket ($80 for 6 & under / available on weekends and holidays)
  • $100 full day lesson, lift ticket and rentals (available on weekends and holidays)

Lessons Only

  • New for 2015-16: The whole family can register at the Ski & Ride Center for lessons & rentals. If you would like daycare options as well please register at the Childrens Center downstairs in the Lakeview Lodge. 
  • $70 private lesson (1 hour) for any age up to 6 years old.
  • $48 group lesson  (2 hours) for ages 4 - 6 years old. Lessons start at 10am or 1pm*
    Considering two group lessons? Check out the KinderKamp Package instead. For less than $15 more you'll get 2 lessons, a full day of child care,  lunch, and if the kids tired of skiing they head back to the Children's Center for indoor fun or a nap. 
  • Other lesson times and rates are available.  Call for details 208.255.3070

For daycare packages, rentals & lessons please download: Children's Center Registration & Release Form

 For rentals & lessons: Download the Snowsports School release form. 

For more information on these and other programs, or to make your reservation, call 208.255.3070 or email

Click here for helpful tips on taking your kids skiing.


For more information on these and other programs, or to make your reservation, call 208.255.3070 or email

Bring a Friend Bonus

People are winning stuff and you can too. Refer someone to the Snowsports School and you'll be entered to win the Grand Prize of a season pass for next year, plus frequent mid-winter prizes of free private lessons. Referral cards are at the Activity Center, Source, Gourmandie, Guest Services, and the Ski and Ride Center.


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