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Why Schools on Snow?

Learn New Skills | Stay Active Outdoors | Enhance Physical Literacy (Movement Competence) | Increase Self-Confidence

Students will learn new skills in a safe environment and learn about limitations and risk assessment, all while growing their confidence while enjoying the thrill of sliding on snow with their peers! This supervised experience prioritizes safety and learning above all else. 

Teachers will enjoy the benefit of incorporating curriculum objectives with practical learning. Many ski areas across Canada are equipped with programming that meets curriculum standards for physical education and more! Learning outcomes will benefit the classroom year-round.

Parents/Guardians will have the comfort and ease knowing that their kids are trying something new in a safe and controlled environment, within their ability.

Schools on Snow is all about learning, growing and having so much fun, you’ll forget it’s a school day!

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Visit your nearby ski area with a Schools on Snow trip this winter.

What People Are saying

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For Educators

Take your classroom to the slopes for an active learning experience your students will never forget. Part learning, all fun, Schools on Snow incorporates curriculum objectives, builds skills and exposes students to a safe, empowering and fun activity.

Key objectives met:

  • active & healthy living
  • movement competence
  • connection with the outdoors/nature
  • responsibility regarding safety and limitations
  • risk analysis and comprehension

For Parents

Schools on Snow is more than just the thrill of sliding down the slopes with classmates. The best days on-hill start by preparing for more than just the weather. Help your child get ready for the slopes with the right mindset, appropriate gear and an attitude that will get them stoked on skiing and snowboarding.

Learn more about:

  • What to expect
  • Gearing up
  • Accessibility
Ski Areas

For Ski Areas

Are you a Canadian Ski Area  interested in hosting students and educators through Schools on Snow? Join a roster of resorts across Canada that are enhancing the lives of students and educators! Contact the Canadian Ski Council for more information and to get on board.

“This was the best day of the school year! My son can’t wait to go skiing again and has shown confidence in trying new things at school and at home. Thanks Big White!”

Ready to book your Schools on Snow experience?

Explore participating resorts and starting planning the best school day today.