Northstar Resort Introduces Affordable New Kids’ Ski and Snowboard Team Programs for 2009-10

As the winter season winds down, Northstar Resort today introduced affordable new kid’s ski and snowboard team programs that will be rolled out during the 2009-10 winter season. All kid’s team programs include an Unlimited Double Whammy season pass and training with Todd Kelly, Northstar Resort’s Ski & Snowboard Team Manager and former U.S. Olympic Ski Team member and Chris Hargrave, Burton Snowboard Academy Manager, author of the ASI Freestyle Park and Pipe Guide, and trainer and coach of the High Cascade summer camps at Mt. Hood, OR. Programs include:

NEW! Pioneer Program – The Pioneer Program, geared toward kids ages 4-12 starts at just $299 for Wednesday and Friday afternoon sessions. Sessions on Sundays all-day, all season excluding blackout dates are just $399, and sessions that take place weekends and school holidays all-day, all season are just $799.

Development Race Team Program – Featuring almost 300 hours of training, the development race team program is suited for ages 5-18 and trains weekends and school holidays all-day, all season for just $1,199 , that’s just $4 an hour!

Competitive Race Team Programs – Offering more than 400 hours of training, Northstar Resort’s competitive race team programs train on weekends and school holidays all-day, and mid-week afternoons Wednesday-Friday. J 4/5 programs for ages 9-12 are just $1,949. J 1/2/3 programs for ages 13-19 are $2,149 for the season.

All programs are eligible for Northstar Resort’s 30 percent down payment program, with all programs to be paid in full by September 30, 2009. Product quantities are limited and prices are valid through September 30, 2009.

In addition, the Burton Snowboard Academy will introduce new programs designed specifically for kids including the Northstar Training Lab, a season-long development program that will follow a structured process that supports the foundations, skills and tactics that all riders need to become creative and push the limits of their riding and the sport.

Riders in the Northstar Training Lab program can expect to learn the tools they need to manage terrain parks, prepare for and participate in competitions, and set realistic goals for growth and success.

For more information about any of these programs, visit www.NorthstarAtTahoe.com. To register for the Pioneer, Development Team or Competitive Team programs, please call the Northstar Resort Season Pass & Tickets office at 530.562.2267 or 1.800.GO.NORTH.

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