New Hampshire Loves Kids! Our members boast some wonderful kids programs, with lessons available for children as young as three available at many areas. Programs are catered to children's ages and abilities, and range from half or full day programs to season-long programs.
Bear Notch Ski Touring Center
Kids can take a lesson with mom & dad. Family Lessons are an hour and half. Trail pass is required, rentals are available at an additional fee.
Bretton Woods Nordic Center
The Youth Instructional Program at Bretton Woods is a fun program designed for young skiers ages 4-12 and includes instruction from experienced instructors. A trail pass or season pass is required for participation in this program.
Dartmouth Cross Country Ski Center
Children under 5 ski free at Dartmouth XC.
Dexter's Inn Trails by Norsk
Kids aged 5 or younger can ski or snowshoe free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Eastman Cross Country
Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4:30 pm. Join staff for ski lessons, tours and games. A great after school activity.
Great Glen Trails
Great Glen Trails is offering free season passes for kids ages 17 and under when that child’s parent or guardian purchases a season pass. A season pass at Great Glen Trails includes unlimited cross country skiing, as well as unlimited snow tubing!
With season passes, families can spend as little as an hour at Great Glen Trails or fill an entire day with adventure. In order to be eligible for the free child’s season pass, their parent or guardian must purchase a pass. This offer can be extended to all children within the household.
Waterville Valley Adventure Center
Nordic Kids: This youth program for beginners is designed to share the fun of Nordic skiing with kids ages 5 to 10 by introducing techniques, playing games and having a great time on skis! Cost is $20 per session or $170 for all 10 sessions (includes trail pass, rental, instruction and a cup of hot cocoa after our ski).
Windblown's youth ski club will meet every Sunday at 1 o'clock (starting in January). Sign up at email@example.com or come into the ski shop. Children from 5-17 are welcome to join, but 5-7 year old munchkins are required to have a parent ski with them.
The cost: Age 5-7 $3, Age 8-17 $12, Adults $12 (adults not participating in the program, but skiing and dropping off children pay $16); which includes a trail pass, instruction and games. Participants are led through basic instruction to advance skating technique. Games, games, and more games, all on skis, will be part of your afternoon.