Kids Daily Lessons - Ages 6 to 12

Mt. Bachelor's Gravity School offers a range of lessons for kids, from two-hour lessons to full-day and multi-day programs. Book online or give us a call at 541-382-1709 to reserve your spot in one of our lessons. Lesson space is limited; book in advance to reserve a spot.

Lesson FAQ

Ability Level Definitions and What to Expect


ALL DAY EXPLORER GROUP LESSONS

For kids ages 6-12

Mt. Bachelor's all day lessons for skiers & snowboarders ages 6 to 12 cater to all ability levels. Only the All Day programs guarantee class sizes of seven students or fewer, and with experienced instructors assigned to the lesson, kids will experience huge improvement in their skiing or riding ability. All Day programs also include a "kids choice" lunch in most on-mountain restaurants. It's always best to schedule a lesson in advance (see below), but we gladly accept walk-ins on a space available basis.

These lessons are only available at Mt. Bachelor's West Village base area.

2019-20 Peak vs. Non-Peak Lesson Calendar

ALL DAY LESSONS NON-PEAK PRICE PEAK DAY PRICE
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. $155 $165

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"Any 3" Package

The Any 3 Package consists of three discounted All Day lessons. After purchasing the package, the three individual lesson-days can be reserved consecutively, or in scattered days throughout the Gravity School season. They are non-transferable and assigned to one person, but there are no blackout dates. You do not need to select the specific lesson-days at the time of purchase, but you should plan to call and reserve each lesson-day at least 48-72 hours in advance before lessons fill-up. All 3 lesson-days must be fulfilled by April 26, 2020; any unused days will be forfeited after that date.

ANY 3 PACKAGE PRICE
3 Days of Full Day Lessons $450

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Lift Tickets

All Mt. Bachelor Gravity School lesson participants must have a valid lift ticket for their lesson-day, or a season pass. Lessons are sold separately and the price does not include a lift ticket. Visit our Current Deals page to see if there are discounted ticket offers available. All Day Mountain Camp participants will need to purchase an All Mountain ticket to allow access to all beginner and expert terrain.


TWO-HOUR GROUP LESSONS

For kids ages 6-12

These lessons are offered during peak days at Mt. Bachelor, which includes most weekends and school vacation periods. Please check the peak vs non-peak calendar to reference times.

2019-20 Peak vs. Non-Peak Lesson Calendar

During non-peak days, two-hour group lessons for youth are not available (except for the First-Timer Ski or Ride Package), but All Day group lessons and private lessons are offered. When two-hour group lessons are offered, they are available twice per day weekends and holidays, in the morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and in the afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. It's always best to schedule a lesson in advance (see below), but we gladly accept walk-ins on a space available basis.

Upon your arrival to the mountain, head for the West Village base area and visit the Ticket Sales & Service Center on the lower level of the West Village Mountain Gateway building. Please arrive at least one hour prior to your child's lesson to ensure that your child and their classmates begin their lesson on time. For morning sessions please arrive at 8:00 a.m. during weekend and holiday periods.

These lessons are only available at Mt. Bachelor's West Village base area.

TWO-HOUR LESSONS PRICE
AM - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $85
PM - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. $85

Lift Tickets

All Mt. Bachelor Gravity School lesson participants must have a valid lift ticket for their lesson day, or a season pass. Lessons are sold separately and the price does not include a lift ticket. Visit our Current Deals page to see if there are discounted ticket offers available. For beginners, the Learning Progression Lift Ticket allows for all-day access to the Little Pine lift at our West Village base area plus two chairlifts (Early Riser and Alpenglow) and two covered conveyor carpets (First Rays and Lava Tube) at our Sunrise Lodge base area. Priced at $39 (online) / $49 (at Mt. Bachelor), the Learning Progression lift ticket is ideal for those who are experiencing snow sports for their first handful of days.

To Schedule a Lesson:

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Or call 541-382-1709... phone hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


FIRST-TIME SKI OR RIDE LESSON PACKAGE

Our First-Time Ski or Ride Lesson Package is the ideal program for kids who want experience skiing or snowboarding for the first time. Unlike SKI OR RIDE IN 5℠, which is a five day program commitment designed to convert first-timers into lifelong skiers or snowboarders, our First-Timer Ski or Ride Package exists for those who simply want to try the sport for a day. Included in the package is a two-hour ski or snowboard lesson, all day equipment rentals, and an all day Learning Progression lift ticket, valid on beginner carpets and chairlifts. 

Sign-up for a First-Time Ski or Ride Package at the mountain on the day of your visit or save time by buying the package in advance. The two-hour lessons are offered twice per day, in the morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and in the afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Upon your arrival to the mountain, head for the West Village base area and visit the Ticket Sales & Service Center on the lower level of the West Village Mountain Gateway building. These lessons are only available at Mt. Bachelor's West Village base area. Lessons at Sunrise Lodge are reserved exclusively for participants of SKI OR RIDE IN 5℠ .

Note that this package is designed for a new skier's or snowboarder's first day on the snow. Because of the limited terrain available with the accompanying Learning Progression lift ticket, this package is not appropriate for advance booking over multiple days.

LEARN TO SKI OR RIDE PACKAGE PRICE
AM - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $129
PM - 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. $129

Included in the package: two-hour ski or snowboard lesson, all-day equipment rental, and all day Learning Progression lift ticket

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Or call 541-382-1709... phone hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You can also show up to the mountain and book this package in-person immediately prior to your lesson.


CANCELLATION POLICY

All Gravity School programs (and Childcare) have a 24-hour Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel or change a lesson or childcare reservation, please contact us at least 24 hours prior to the lesson or child care date. Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of reservation date are subject to a $25 fee. Cancellations or no shows the day of the reservations will forfeit 100% of the reservation product cost. To cancel or change a reservation 24 hours or more in advance of your reservation, contact us at 541-382-1709.


TIPPING

Tips are always appreciated, but never expected by our instructors. Mt. Bachelor instructors are paid a highly competitive rate to make our lessons safe, fun and educational. We are known for our experienced instructors and excellent customer service, and if you feel your instructor exceeded even those expectations, your tip will be greatly appreciated.