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Merrick Chadbourne Learn to Ski & Ride

Four Week  Beginner Lesson Program

child learning to ski

For Auburn Elementary School Students ONLY.

  • Limited space available for this special  opportunity.
    • Spots awarded on a first come/first served basis.
  • Minimum age : 7yrs

Skiing or Snowboarding

This lesson program is specifically designed as a first time on skis or snowboard opportuinty. Lessons for Beginners only . Skiers and Snowboarders who have never  been on Skis or Snowboards . Experienced skiers and snowboarders may choose the “ticket only” option to ski or snowboard without a lesson. Lessons for this special program are not available for experienced and advanced skiers. 


For answers to Frequently asked questions, and Covid-19 precautions please click here

Kid Skiing

  • Wednesdays: Time 1pm (90 Minute) lesson
    • Jan 6
      Jan 13
      Jan 20
      Jan 27

Skiing Level Description

Level 1 ONLY(Beginner/ Never Been on Skis or Snowboard) 

  • Transportation Not Included
  • Students may stay at Lost Valley after the lesson and ski and snowboard on their own until 4pm
  • Parents must sign their children out (and provide ID) by 4pm
    • Students are welcome to ski under parental supervision after check out until 5pm
  • Please note there is some level of independence involved in the free ski component of this program, please be sure your child is of an appropriate maturity level for this program.

If you wish to pay cash or register in person you may do so at Lost Valley Ski and Snowboard School 11am-4pm

  • Ski or Snowboard lesson with Lift Ticket
    • $110  for entire four week program. (Reg $216)
      • seperate rental add on available.. see Equipment Rental Below
    • ​Chaperones from Merrick Chadbourne Program/ and Auburn YMCA  will be on the slopes until 4pm, and in the lodge until 5:30
      • Parents must sign their children out (and provide ID) in order to pick up
      • ​Parents will be responsible for students after that time. ​

  • Equipment Rental 
    • Ski or Snowboard Package $35 (reg $90)
    •  Helmets included if needed …
    • All rental sizing must be made online during registration process. 

Ticket only option (for kids who will not be in lessons)

$60  for entire four week program.

Same days as above lesson programs

Registration will begin at Midnight on Dec 15