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West Mountain offers President’s Week ski camps for kids

West Mountain offers ski camps for children over the President's Week school break.
West Mountain offers ski camps for children over the President's Week school break.
G. Burdett/The Lake George Examiner

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.