Great Glen Trails Announces Ski Camps for Kids: Penguins & Polar Bears

Pinkham Notch, NH—During Christmas and February vacation weeks, Great Glen Trails will be hosting new cross country ski camps for kids called Penguins and Polar Bears. Penguins are children ages 6-8, and Polar Bears are children ages 9-11. Both camps focus on games and fun, while teaching cross country ski basics.

Penguins – Ages 6-8
Let’s play some games! Being a penguin is all about playing in the snow. What else do penguins love to do? Ski, of course! Slide around just like a penguin and learn all a penguin’s favorite ski games: Capture the flag, one ski ball pass, freeze tag and more! Learn how to maneuver, glide, duck and dive just like a penguin!
Polly the Penguin says: “Yippedee-Skippidee I love to ski!”

Polar Bears – Ages 9-11

Time for some serious fun! Polar bears are fun, fast and great on skis! They’re super skiers! To be a super skier just like a Polar bear, you need to explore all of Great Glen Trails. Find hidden treasures on scavenger hunts, learn to ski scooter and try out the ski limbo. In no time, you’ll be skiing like a polar bear!
Percy the Polar Bear says: “I’m looking for the best skiers to join my Super Polar Bear Skier Squad!”

Both Penguins and Polar Bears are led by the Great Glen Trails Ski School staff and the camp director is Great Glen Trails Ski School Director and Olympian Sue Wemyss. Sue has taught and coached cross country skiing for more than 20 years to students of all ages. For many winters now, she has worked with kids at Great Glen Trails ensuring they have fun on snow while learning how to improve their skiing.

Camp schedule:

Session #1: December 27-29, 2007
Session #2: February 17-19, 2008
Session #3: February 24-26, 2008
9:30am – 11:30am

Click here, for more information. To register, call 603.466.2333.

Great Glen Trails is open daily with 40km of trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing, and both the tubing hill and one-of-kind SnowCoach are open daily, weather permitting. For more information and a complete snow conditions report, click here.


Located at the base of Mt. Washington, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is a year-round destination for outdoor and fitness enthusiasts. Winter offerings include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tubing and the one-of-a-kind SnowCoach. Mountain biking, paddling, Nordic walking and trail running are popular in summer. For more information, visit or call 603-466-2333.

Press Contact
Ryan Triffitt
Great Glen Trails

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