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camp bluebird at Pajarito, youth ski & snowboard school

Learn to Ski

Kids Saturday Ski School

Introduce and enhance your child’s ski skills in a fun environment! Sign up for Camp Bluebird at Pajarito, a 4-session youth ski & snowboard school program for kids ages 7-12.  

Pajarito youth ski & snowboard camp

Camp Bluebird

Session 1: 4 weeks | Saturdays Only | 10 AM – 3 pm | January 6-27

Session 2: 4 weeks | Saturdays Only | 10 AM – 3 pm | February 3-24

Price: $499 (Includes lessons & rentals + lunch, free season pass for kids 12 & under)

Camp Bluebird

Our 4-session ski program focuses on providing your child with the best introduction to snow sliding, progressive skill development, fun, and sparking their passion for snow sports and the mountains. This is a great way for your child to kick-start or sharpen their skills.

Camp Bluebird is open to children and youth, ages 7 to 12, of any skill level, who show an interest in learning snow sliding skills. 

Program Highlights

Depending on your child’s skill level they could experience some or all of the following:

  • Introduction to and the development of skiing and snowboarding fundamentals (understanding and handling their equipment, gliding, first turns, linked turns, proper chairlift riding, slope management, and more).
  • All-mountain skills – steeper terrain, bumps, trees, carving, mountain etiquette, and more.
  • Specific scheduled class content guarantees progression throughout the winter.
  • Your child will develop as an independent snow slider, build skills for the entire mountain, and make new friends.

Program Information

  • Please acquire all of your child’s rental equipment before dropping your child off for Camp Bluebird at 9:45 AM
  • Plan to pick up your children between 2:45 and 3 PM. Rental equipment must be returned before 4:00 pm or you will be charged for another day
  • Pajarito will issue a special Camp Bluebird Power Kids pass for all participants. Please make sure your child has their pass attached to their jacket/pants/helmet for every session.
  • Lunch provided
  • Fully functional and proper-sized equipment is required. All ski equipment must have current DIN bindings, metal edges, and brakes. Non-DIN bindings are not acceptable. All snowboards must have bindings, metal edges, a P-tex base, and a safety leash. Your youth must also use real snowboard boots; winter boots are not acceptable. Please contact Pajarito if you have questions about equipment
  • All young children must be “toilet trained” and willing to participate.
  • It is especially important that beginners attend every session.
  • Pre-registration is required
  • We make every effort to keep the same Instructor with their group for each session, but cannot guarantee it
  • A minimum enrollment of 4 students in the same discipline, with the same ability level is required in order to form a class
  • There are no refunds or make-up days for missed sessions
  • Gratuities for instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture

Liability Forms

Signing a Release of Liability is included as part of the online registration process. If for some reason you do not register online, parents must sign a Release of Liability form at check-in for each child in order for them to participate in the program.

Attendance and Tardiness

  • There are no refunds or make-up days for missed classes
  • If you’re going to be more than 15 minutes late to your session, we need at least 24 hours’ notice, otherwise, you risk missing out on the session.
    • Email your late arrival notice to [email protected]
    • We will make every attempt to rejoin your child with their group, though depending on how late you arrive to the session, we cannot guarantee it.

What to Bring

  • It is helpful if you apply sunscreen and take your child to the bathroom before drop-off.
  • Clothing and gear appropriate for conditions: neck gaiter, goggles, only one pair of socks, snow pants, and non-fleece mittens or gloves.
  • Helmets are required.  
  • Snacks, lip balm, sunblock, hand warmers for cold days.
  • Hot cocoa will be available for FREE during breaks (Limit one per participant, per class).

Power Pass Resorts