School Groups & Clubs 2018-03-10T13:04:00+00:00

School Programs

Learn more here about how your class can come to Eaglecrest and enjoy a day on the mountain learning to ski and ride.

Dianna Pierson

[email protected]

[email protected]

907.790.2000×233

  • Get a good night rest
  • Eat a nutritious breakfast, pack snacks and pack or plan to purchase lunch
  • Hydrate often and early, before leaving the school
  • Extra gloves and hand warmers will keep you comfortable during your lesson
  • Bring extra layers just in case
  • Season Pass holders, 5th graders and Books 2 Boards students must bring their passes

Bus transportation information is noted on your reservation confirmation. Staff will greet your students at arrival and escort them to the Fish Creek Lodge Great Room. There will be a brief pre-lesson orientation and students will be sorted by discipline. Independent students with their own gear will be allowed to retrieve gear from lockers; students needing assitance to retrieve gear from a personal locker will be escorted. Student will be assisted by Eaglecrest staff through the rental shop; any additional staff and chaperones on hand are very helpful with assisting students. Skiers and Riders will be sorted in the lesson area by skill level.

On snow lesson time is 1.5 hours to 2 hours depending on age of the group. After the lesson, students are released for lunch. Students may pack their own or purchase lunch from the Eaglecrest Grill. After lunch, depending on bus scheduling, there may be free time for additional ski and ride time for students. Staff will be on hand for those who are not chairlift independent

Lessons
Program participants are required to take lessons which are offered at a significantly reduced rate. Lessons for all ages and abilities generally begin at 10:00 AM, but starting times may be altered depending on class size and ability level. Students are divided up based on student ability and goals. All lessons meet at the Snowsports School Meeting Area uphill of the Porcupine Lodge.
Snowboard lessons for elementary school students are available to 2nd graders and above. Snowboarding usually requires 2-3 lessons before the student becomes independent. For this reason we suggest 2nd through 4th grade students be introduced to the mountain by skiing. *Remember skiers and snowboarders learn at different rates! First day on skis will progress much faster-but both are fun and exciting. Consider whether students may become frustrated by the slower learning curve associated with snowboarding. All skiers and boarders who do not reach an independent level, ability or chairlift, will be supervised by our snowsports professionals for the remainder of the day to practice and progress.

Lift Tickets
All student participants are offered lift tickets at a significantly reduced rate. Students with a Season Pass or Books 2 Boards Pass do not need to pay for a lift ticket, but need to bring their pass to the mountain. Any additional non-staff chaperones may purchase a lift ticket from the Eaglecrest Ticket Window.

SKI/SB Rental Equipment
All student participants are offered rental gear at a significantly reduced rate. Rental equipment will be fitted on the day of visit prior to your lesson.

Juneau 5th Grade Students, Teachers & Staff
5th graders from Juneau participating in the program will receive a complimentary lesson, complimentary lift ticket & complimentary rental gear for your visit. The coordinating teacher & staff will now be offered a complimentary lesson, lift ticket & rental equipment for the day.

Bus Transportation
Eaglecrest staff will arrange bus transportation for your class. Buses generally accommodate 40 students, depending on age and amount of gear. Buses will be scheduled to ensure arrival at least 1 hour prior to the start of the scheduled lesson time for mountain orientation and equipment fitting.

Forms
All students must have the Eaglecrest Snowsports School Liability & Rental Form completed, signed by a parent or guardian, and submitted to Eaglecrest at least 7 school days in advance of the ski date. This form will be included with the Confirmation Email once your ski dates are confirmed, and is also on the Eaglecrest website under School Programs.

Pre-Lesson Support
You may request that Eaglecrest staff come to your school classroom to cover safety, gear, and what to expect on the ski date. Please have a date in mind upon reservation request. As the season begins we will be adding teacher resources to our school group webpage.

Ski Day Check-In
Students will arrive at least 1 hour prior to the start of the scheduled lesson time. Arriving buses will be greeted by Eaglecrest staff and escorted to the designated class area upstairs in the Main Lodge. Eaglecrest staff will organize the class once settled, provide students with lift tickets, move them through the rental shop, and make sure they are ready for lessons at the identified time.

What if I’m coming from outside of Juneau or are a community based youth program?

-Please contact Dianna Pierson for information, scheduling and pricing for your group’s visit to Eaglecrest

        [email protected]

Mid-Week Homeschool Programs

Jeffra Clough

[email protected]

(907) 790-2000 x219

This 10 week program is designed to give school age students the opportunity to ski or snowboard as a part of the physical education curriculum. Must be registered with IDEA to qualify, students must be at least 6 years of age to participate.

Registration Due Date: Monday, December 11th 2017

Program: RESCHEDULED – TBA

Fridays
Check-In – 12:15pm
Lesson Begins – 1:00pm
Lesson Ends – 3:00pm

Remember

  • Students must choose either Thursday (max. 20 participants) or Friday (max. 80) lessons.
  • Students needing lift tickets must check in at the Snowsports School windo by 12:15pm and must be at the meeting area ready to ski or board by 12:55pm
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are good for the entire day
  • Classes will not be offered prior to January 12th or after March 16th, on Martin Luther King Holiday( January 15th,) or on President’s Day Holiday (Feb. 19th.)
  • No make-up lessons will be offered. Eaglecrest reserves the right. however, to cancel lessons due to weather or snow conditions, and should this occur, Eaglecrest will schedule a make-up day.
  • Students will choose one discipline (alpine skiing or snowboarding) and will take lessons in that discipline throughout the program.

5th Grade Passport Program
All Juneau 5th graders are eligible to receive free lift tickets through Eaglecrest’s 5th Grade Passport Program. Registration forms are available online at www.skijuneau.com. Completed forms can be presented at the ticket window on the student’s first visit to Eaglecrest. On each visit, before proceeding to the lifts, students must present their Passport ID card at a ticket window to receive their daily lift ticket.

Adaptive Lessons
Adaptive ski and snowboard lessons are available by reservation to students with disabilities.

Information – Printable PDF

Liability/Rental Form – Printable PDF

A 10 week program designed to give school age students the opportunity to ski or snowboard as a part of a physical education curriculum. Must be registered with Raven to qualify and students must be at least 6 years of age.

Registration Due Date: Monday, December 11th 2017

Program: RESCHEDULED – TBA

Thursdays
Check-In – 12:15pm
Lesson Begins – 1:00pm
Lesson Ends – 3:00pm

Remember

  • Students needing lift tickets much in at the Snowsports School window by 12:45pm and must be at the meeting area ready to ski or board by 12:55pm
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are good for the entire day
  • Classes will not be offered prior to January 11th or after March 15th, on Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 15th,) or on President’s Day (Feb. 19th.)
  • No make-up lessons will be offered. Eaglecrest reserves the right, however, to cancel lessons due to weather or snow conditions, and should this occur, Eaglecrest will schedule a make-up day.
  • Students will choose one discipline (alpine skiing or snowboarding) and will take lessons in that discpline throughout the program.

5th Grade Passport Program
All Juneau 5th graders are eligible to receive free lift tickets through Eaglecrest’s 5th Grade Passport Program. Registration forms are available online at www.skijuneau.com. Completed forms can be presented at the ticket window on the student’s first visit to Eaglecrest. On each visit, before proceeding to the lifts, students must present their Passport ID card at a ticket window to receive their daily lift ticket.

Adaptive Lessons
Adaptive ski and snowboard lessons are available by reservation to students with disabilities.

Information – Printable PDF

Liability/Rental Form – Printable PDF

An 8 week program designed to give school aged students the opportunity to ski or snowboard as a part of a physical education curriculum. Students must at least 6 years of age to participate.

Registration Due Sate: Monday, December 11th 2017

Program: RESCHEDULED – TBA

Mondays
Check-In – 12:15pm
Lesson Begins – 1:00pm
Lesson Ends – 3:00pm

Remember

  • Students must be at the meeting area ready to ski or board by 12:55pm
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are good for the entire day
  • Classes will not be offered prior to January 8th or after March 12th, on Martin Luther King Holiday (Jan. 15th,) or on President’s Day (Feb.19th.)
  • No make-up lessons will be offered. Eaglecrest reserves the right, however, to cancel lessons due to weather or snow conditions, and should this occur, Eaglecrest will schedule a make-up day.
  • Students will choose one discipline (alpine skiing or snowboarding) and will take lessons in that discipline throughout the progam.

5th Grade Passport Program

All Juneau 5th graders are eligible to receive free lift tickets through Eaglecrest’s 5th Grade Passport Program. Registration forms are available online at www.skijuneau.com. Completed forms can be presented to the ticket window on the student’s first visit to Eaglecrest. On each visit, before proceeding to the lifts, students must present their Passport ID card at a ticket window to receive their daily lift ticket.

Information – Printable PDF

Liability/Rental Form – Printable PDF

This 8 week program is designed to give school-age students the opportunity to ski or snowboard as part of their physical education curriculum. Students must be 6 years of age to participate.

Registration Due Date: Monday, December 11th 2017

Program: RESCHEDULED – TBA

Mondays
Check-In – 12:15pm
Lesson Begins – 1:00pm
Lesson Ends – 3:00pm

Remember

  • Students must be at the meeting area ready to ski or board by 12:55pm.
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are good for the entire day
  • Classes will not be offered prior to January 8th or after March 12th, on Martin Luther King Holiday (January 15th), or on President’s Day Holiday (February 19th).
  • No make-up lessons will be offered. Eaglecrest reserves the right, however, to cancel lessons due to weather or snow conditions, and should this occur, Eaglecrest will schedule a make-up day.
  • Students will choose one discipline (alpine skiing or snowboarding) and will take lessons in that discipline throughout the program.

5th Grade Passport Program
All Juneau 5th graders are eligible to receive free lift tickets through Eaglecrest’s 5th Grade Passport Program. Registration forms are available online at www.skijuneau.com. Completed forms can be presented to the ticket window on the student’s first visit to Eaglecrest. On each visit, before proceeding to the lifts, students must present their Passport ID card at a ticket window to receive their daily lift ticket.

Adaptive Lessons
Adaptive ski and snowboard lessons are available by reservation to students with disabilities.

Information – Printable PDF

Liability/Rental Form – Printable PDF

Clubs & Community Youth Program

Club and community groups of 5 or more youth participants may receive rental, lesson and lift ticket passages through Eaglecrest Snowsport School at a discounted rate.

For questions and scheduling, please contact;

Dianna Pierson

[email protected]

(907) 790-2000 x233

Lesson, Lift Ticket and Rental – $36*

*no discounts are available for Season Pass holders, package must be purchased in it’s entirety

Forms

Eaglecrest Snowsports School Liability & Rental Form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian if under 18. This form must be submitted by the Coordinator at least 7 days in advance via email or scheduled pickup. The Liability & Rental Form will be included in your confirmation and are available at skijuneau.com under School Groups.

Adaptive Support

Students who require specific attention can be accommodated with specially trained instructors. Eaglecrest must be informed of ANY NEED prior to your visit.

Check In

Check in is 1 hour prior to lesson start. Eaglecrest staff will be on hand to greet you and provide further instructor

Eaglecrest Calendar

Aug
27
Mon
2018
Job Fair
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come to Eaglecrest and learn about all jobs open for the 2018/19 ski season!

Sep
6
Thu
2018
Eaglecrest Board Meeting
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sep
29
Sat
2018
Discover Eaglecrest Day
Sep 29 all-day

Come to Eaglecrest and learn more about winter activities, programs and purchase your season pass!

Conditions

Updated: 04/10/2018 01:00 pm1,130ft2,198ft
New Snow - Overnight0''0''
New Snow - 24hrs0"0"
Current Snow Depth0"0"
Temp51°F46°F
Wind (mph)calmcalm
Current Snow Depth - 2,594ft: 0'' Total Snow to Date: 206.1"

Bowl Status

Pittman Ridge: CLOSED
West Bowl: CLOSED
East Bowl Chutes: CLOSED

Lift Status

Porcupine Chairlift: CLOSED
Hooter Chairlift: CLOSED
Ptarmigan Chairlift: CLOSED
Black Bear Chairlift: CLOSED

Updates from the Mountain

All good things eventually have to come to an end and the ski season is no exception. Eaglecrest is now closed for the 2017-2018 season. We would like to thank the entire community for a good season and your ongoing support this winter. Enjoy your spring/summer and we hope to see you back on the mountain soon!

Hikers are urged to use caution as you may encounter snow cats, snow mobiles and other machinery on the mountain at any time.