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West Mountain offers President’s Week ski camps for kids

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A real Adirondack winter has made for great conditions at local ski areas. For young skiers that want to take advantage of the back-to-back snowstorms, West Mountain ski area in Queensbury is offering kid’s ski camps during winter recess.

  • Introduction to racing camp, Feb. 17-20

This non-competitive program is for skiers ages 6 – 18. Participants will learn and develop fundamental racing techniques with drills, gate training and mountain free skiing. Check in is at 9:30 a.m. at the main office. Lessons begin at 10 a.m. with a lunch break at noon. Lunch is not included. Skiers will be ready for pickup at 3 p.m. The cost is $199.

  • Kid’s Korner camp: Session 1, Feb. 15 & 16 — Session 2, Feb. 17 – 20

This camp is for beginning skiers ages 4 – 10 and provides an introduction to skiing and snowboarding in a morning lesson. Afternoon activities include games and snow tubing. Lunch and an afternoon snack is included in the price. The cost is $99 for session 1 and $199 for session 2. Fee does not include rentals. Check in is at 9:30 a.m. Campers will be ready for pickup at 3 p.m.

Both camps are fully supervised. Contact West Mountain at (518)636-3699 for more information. Visit the West Mountain website to register online.



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