Kids Ski Fest-January 12th 2014

PINKHAM NOTCH, NH – Kids Ski Fest will be returning to Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center on Sunday, January 12th with a great opportunity for kids and families to enjoy a day of winter fun, with some of the best early season conditions in years!

Kid’s Ski Fest is open to kids ranging in age from pre-school through 8th grade. No preregistration is necessary and all activities and rentals for kids are free. Trail passes for all participating kids and adults will be only $5. Rentals for participating parents will only be $10.

The day’s activities and games will include Steve’s Awesome Obstacle Course, Classic Sprint Relays, group games, treats to eat at the Cabin, a lollipop race for the youngest skiers and snow tubing. Kids who are first time skiers will also be able to take a free mini-lesson to see just how easy and fun cross country skiing can be. Kid’s Ski Day 2014 is sponsored by Scoggins General Store in Gorham, NH.

DSC_0028“We are very focused on families here and Kids Ski Fest is really a wonderful showcase for all the enjoyable winter activities families can do here. It’s just a remarkable setting and a great place to have fun and we’re celebrating our 20th anniversary all season long!” said Sue Wemyss, Cross Country Olympian and Great Glen Trails Ski School Director. “This is also a perfect way to participate in the national “No Child Left Inside” Campaign which is helping to encourage kids around the country to be more active during the winter months,” Wemyss added.

The 2014 Schedule is as follows:
9:00 am-1 pm Registration opens, rental equipment pickup
9:30-10:00 am First time skiers’ mini-lesson: how to put on equipment, turn skis, snowplow, and get up from a fall
10:15-10:40 am Games on skis, morning session
11:00 am Classic Team Sprint Relays; cross age groups (grades 1-8), Teams picked randomly.
12:00 noon Lollipop Race (preschool up to Grade 2)
12:30-1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00-1:30 pm First time skiers’ mini-lesson: how to put on equipment, turn skis, snowplow, and get up from a fall
1:45-2:15 pm Games on skis, afternoon session
2:15 pm Ski tour to the Great Angel cabin
2:00-3:00 pm Treats at Great Angel

Ongoing from 10am to 3pm:
Steve’s Awesome Obstacle
Snow Tubing
Trails Tracker creature hunt
Exploring Great Glen Trails on skisDSC_0060

For more information call Sue at Great Glen Trails at (603) 466-3988 or visit the Kids Ski Fest webpage.

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