Improve your skiing or snowboarding skills this season by participating in great clinics, camps and workshops at local ski resorts. You’ll learn new techniques, have fun and make new friends along the way.
Alta Ski Area
Alta Performance Ski Camp
(December 25–27, January 1–3, February 12–14, April 2–4)
This camp integrates the assets of Alta and Snowbird ski areas with a progressive approach to coaching expert, all-mountain skiers. Price is $600 and includes three days of guided skiing, video analysis, evening indoor demos and more.
Jumpstart Your Groove
This two-day, early-season clinic is for men and women with upper intermediate through advanced skiing skills. Cost is $400 and includes two full days of skiing and coaching designed to help you reach goals and improve terrain tactics.
Alta Ladies Day
(Thursdays; January 7–February 11)
During this six week program, for advanced intermediate through expert skiers, you’ll explore Alta’s terrain while learning to dissect skiing movements and determine what works for the conditions that day. Cost is $420 and doesn’t include a lift ticket.
Wild Women Ladies’ Specialty Clinics
(January 13, February 17, March 10)
Skiing and snowboarding lessons are available and each clinic is just $45 and includes a light breakfast, group lesson and lunch. Lift tickets are not included.
(Once weekly; December 5–19, January 16–30, February 20–March 6)
Explore new territory in skiing or snowboarding in this affordable workshop with a Brighton instructor who is specially trained to help students set and attain their goals. Adults of all levels welcome. Price is $155, which includes a full-day lift pass for the day of each lesson. Saturday sessions include a light brunch on the first morning and a social following the last class.
Focus on balancing comfort and exploring challenging conditions and terrain in this workshop. The female instructors provide a professional program geared to skill development for beginner through advanced skiers and snowboarders. Dates available December–March. Prices vary dependent on length of the workshop, but all include a lift pass for each day of class, a light brunch on first morning and a social following last class.
(Sundays; December 6–20, January 17–31, February 28–March 14)
Develop the telemark turn and learn to adapt to various conditions and terrain in this workshop. Suitable for beginner through advanced telemark skiers. Cost is $155 and includes a full-day lift pass for the day of each lesson, a light brunch on the first morning and a social following the last class.
(Fridays; January 8–22)
For people 50 years and older, taught by senior instructors. Suitable for beginner through advanced skiers. Cost is $155 and includes a full-day lift pass for the day of each lesson, a light brunch on the first morning and a social following the last class.
Steep Skiing Camp
(December 12–13 and March 5–7)
This 3-day clinic, led by World Extreme Skiing Champion Brant Moles, will focus on getting you to ski steeper, more technical terrain safely and confidently. Cost is $260 for the two-day session and $484 for the three-day session. Lift tickets not included.
(December 7–11, December 14–18, January 25–29)
New this season, The Canyons is offering this elite, one-week, on-mountain workshop designed to advance personal ski endurance, technique and skill level with practical, personalized tips and training. Cost is $394 and doesn’t include lift tickets.
Deer Valley Resort
Mahre Training Center Ski Camps
(December 12–16, December 18–20, January 8–10, January 11–15, February 5–7)
These three- and five-day sessions, conducted in part by Olympic medal winners Phil and Steve Mahre, provide skiing fundamentals to all ability zones. They include daily instruction by Deer Valley’s top ski instructors, indoor sessions, unique Mahre Training Center progression, video and other amenities. Prices vary and lift tickets are included. mahretrainingcenter.com
Park City Mountain Resort
(November 30–December 4, December 7–11, December 14–18)
Includes five days of lessons with a resort pro. During this time, you’ll make permanent changes in your technique. For level 5 skiers and up (parallel turns on all green and gentle blue runs) and all adults ages 21 and up. Participants will be placed in groups to match ability level. Price is $415 without lift ticket and $490 with lift ticket.
Women’s Snowboard Camp
Come ride with some of our female coaches in a group of women only. This camp is for Green terrain riders and up who can link turns on green terrain and adults ages 21 and up. Participants will be placed in groups to match your ability level. Price is $315 without lift ticket and $495 with lift ticket.
Adult Snowboard Learn to Freestyle Camp
These camps are for adults wanting to learn basic freestyle and will give you the confidence to safely ride in and around park areas while learning the fun that you can have with basic freestyle skills and maneuvers. For strong Blue terrain riders who can link turns on all Blue terrain and adults ages 21 and up. Participants will be placed in groups to match your ability level. Price is $315 without lift ticket and $495 with lift ticket.
SheSkis Women’s Clinic
(Tuesdays; January 5–26, February 2–23)
This class is taught by women and is for women of all skill levels. Women instructors match participants with similar abilities together and spend time on the slopes perfecting their technique. Each half-day lesson concludes with everyone meeting up at the Mountain Adventure Yurt for après ski. Price is $240 for four sessions and includes lift tickets.
Snow Divas Workshops
Three and five session workshops take place throughout January and February. Instruction by women for women. Available for alpine and snowboard learners of all skill levels. Prices vary.
Ski To Live
This clinic is for all level skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers who want to learn more about who they are as athletes, and as human beings, through on-mountain coaching which focuses on the mental and wisdom side of our sports. Price is $510 and includes coaching, workshops and breakfasts.
Ladies Day Specialty Clinics
Offers ladies from beginner to advanced skill levels the opportunity to learn to ski or snowboard or just improve their skills. Price is $240 and includes a lift ticket. Clinics run on Tuesdays and Thursdays in January and February.
Wolf Creek Utah
Get on Board
Learn to ski or snowboard in this beginner’s lesson package that includes three group lessons, three rentals and an unlimited season pass upon completion of the lessons. Price is $200.