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Kids & Families

Programs for Kids and Families at New Hampshire Cross Country Skiing Resorts

Great Glen Trails, Pinkham Notch -

  • Penguins and Polar Bears - February 18-20, 2013: Penguins (ages 6-8) and Polar Bears (ages 9-11) focus on kids having fun on snow while learning how to improve their skiing.  Includes trail passes and rentals (if needed), three day camp costs $99, single day costs $40, two-day package costs $75.
  • Family Lesson Package - This package was designed for families to learn XC skiing together. The program begins with separate instruction; after the initial lesson the entire family gets together and then can go out as a family.
  • Family Snow Days - On February 23, 2013 You get access to all the Snow Day activities for one low price. Cross country ski, snowshoe, snow tube: and you can do it all together as a family. Learn-to-ski lessons are part of the package, but if your family already knows how to ski, come out and enjoy an advanced lesson to brush up on the basics. The kid’s package even includes lunch—the Glen View Kids’ Meal.
  • Free Season Pass for Kids - For the 2012/2013 winter season, Great Glen Trails is offering free season passes to children ages 17 and under when that child’s parent or guardian purchases a season pass.

Eastman Recreation Center, Grantham

  • Junior Ski Program - Wednesdays from 3:15 to 4:30 pm. Join staff for ski lessons, tours and games. A great after school activity.  Parents are encouraged to attend.

Jackson XC, Jackson -

  • Ski Pulks - Jackson XC rents ski pulks so you can tow your young ones along the trails.  
  • Kids Rental Equipment - Equipment is available for kids under 4'9" tall to get young children out on the trails.

Nordic Skier Wolfeboro XC -

  • Youth Development Program - Instructors/coaches work to develop and foster a love for Nordic skiing, and skiers will learn both skate and classical techniques. Includes instruction, backcountry adventures and casual tours with fun and games along the way.  This Wolfeboro Nordic Youth Development Program is open to any skier, age 6 to 13.

Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley -

  • Nordic Kids - Ages 3-7: Jan 5, 12, 26 and Feb 9, 23.  Children will play a variety of games and activities on skis en route to the Curious George Cottage.  It all ends with a fun race back to the Nordic Center.  Ages 7-13: Jan 6th, 13th, and 27th.  For the 7-13 group kids learn best by skiing with other kids in a fun and unstructured format. Based on a variety of games & activities revolving around Nordic skiing. Fee: $15 per session, $40 for the series (3 sessions for 7-13 group, 5 sessions for the 3-7 group). Pre-registration is required for sessions. .
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