Notice:

All Saturday programs are currently full. Please contact either the Mountain Village Mountain Sports School at (406) 995-5743, or call the Madison Base Area Mountain Sports School at (406) 993-6062 for more details and availability.

Youth Local Programs

Our Youth Local Programing is designed for the young skiers of the extended community. These programs have a twenty-plus year history with a focus on fun, camaraderie, and safety while learning more about the mountain experience. Kids 10 and under receive a free all-day lift ticket for each day in which they are enrolled in lessons.

Please call the Mountain Village Mountain Sports School at (406) 995-5743, or call the Madison Base Area Mountain Sports School at (406) 993-6062  for more information or to enroll your child today. Please sign up no later than December 15th, 2013 in order to guarantee a sport for your child in our growing program and receive the lowest pricing.

Kids 10 and under ski free all day with lessons. Free lift ticket applies to day(s) in which that child is enrolled in lessons. Please inquire at Mountain Sports School for more information or to enroll your child in a lesson.

If your child or youth are not familiar with riding a chair lift, please be sure to read the NSAA's Kid Safety page, Kids on Lifts. Children may ride a chairlift alone, with another child, with an adult volunteer, or with an instructor. Not all chairlifts have lap bars.

Skiwees (Little Lobos)

Skiwees is the first step in our progressive Youth Local Program series designed for three and four year olds. This program is ideal for first time skiers looking for a strong start and future rippers who are already cruising around the mountain. Instructors who specialize in early childhood development work with our youngest skiers to ensure a strong start and a love for the slopes.

The first session of Skiwees runs from January 4, 2014 to February 14, 2014. The second session runs from March 1, 2014 to April 6, 2014. Skiwees is offered Saturday or Sunday at the Big Sky Mountain Village. At the Madison Base Area Skiwees is offered seven days a week. Each lesson starts at 9:45 and runs until 12:00pm.

Number of Sessions By 12/14/13 After 12/14/13
6 Sessions $215.00 $247.00
12 Sessions $406.00 $466.00

Please add 3% tax.

Mad Wolf

Mad Wolf is a popular program intended for children ages 4-13 skiing at levels 1-7. Whether your child needs to learn the basics or polish existing skills, the goal of Mad Wolf is to inspire a lifelong passion for the mountain experience. Groups of younger students are capped at 4 students per instructor and 6 students per instructor for older students. The last day of each session is a celebration that culminates in a fun race and an awards ceremony that will be fun for the whole family.

New this year, Mad Wolf is operating out of the Big Sky Mountain Village and the Madison Base Area and is offered on Saturday or Sunday. Now you can chose the day and location that works best for your family. The first session of Mad Wolf runs from January 4, 2014 to February 9, 2014. The second session runs from March 1, 2014 to April 6, 2014. Each lesson starts at 9:45am and runs to 3:15pm.

Session Lunch By 12/14/13 After 12/14/13
First or Second Session Without Lunch $360.00 $414.00
First or Second Session With Lunch $420.00 $474.00
Both Sessions Without Lunch $645.00 $741.00
Both Sessions With Lunch $765.00 $861.00

Please add 3% tax.

Club Shred

Club Shred is our signature snowboard program intended for riders ages 4-13 skiing at levels 1-6. Whether your child needs to learn the basics or polish existing skills, the goal of Club Shred is to inspire a lifelong passion for the mountain experience. Groups are capped 6 students per instructor. The last day of each session is a celebration that culminates in a fun race and an awards ceremony that will be fun for the whole family.

New this year, Club Shred is operating out of the Big Sky Mountain Village and the Madison Base Area and is offered on Saturday or Sunday. Now you can chose the day and location that works best for your family. The first session of Club Shred runs from January 4, 2014 to February 9, 2014. The second session runs from March 1, 2014 to April 6, 2014. Each lesson starts at 9:45am and runs to 3:15pm.

Session Lunch By 12/14/13 After 12/14/13
First or Second Session Without Lunch $360.00 $414.00
First or Second Session With Lunch $420.00 $474.00
Both Sessions Without Lunch $645.00 $741.00
Both Sessions With Lunch $765.00 $861.00

Please add 3% tax.

Wolverines

Wolverines is a program for skiers ages 8-13 in levels 5-9 who enjoy being challenged. We focus on developing solid technique while enjoying a variety of terrain and conditions. Skill focuses are broad and blend elements of race training, free style, and all-mountain skiing. Groups are capped at 6 kids per instructor in order for your child to learn in a group setting while receiving ample individual attention. The last day of each session is a celebration that culminates in a fun race and an awards ceremony that is fun for the whole family.

New this year, Wolverines is operating out of the Big Sky Mountain Village and the Madison Base Area and is offered on Saturday or Sunday. Now you can chose the day and location that works best for your family. The first session of Wolverines runs from January 4, 2014 to February 9, 2014. The second session runs from March 1, 2014 to April 6, 2014. Each lesson starts at 9:45am and runs to 3:15pm.

Session Lunch By 12/14/13 After 12/14/13
First or Second Session Without Lunch $360.00 $414.00
First or Second Session With Lunch $420.00 $474.00
Both Sessions Without Lunch $645.00 $741.00
Both Sessions With Lunch $765.00 $861.00

Please add 3% tax.

Big Sky Rippers

Big Sky Rippers is the pinnacle of our Youth Local Program progression designed for advanced skiers and riders age 10-14. Big Sky's most skilled instructors reinforce fundamental techniques and help students apply these skills to big mountain terrain with an emphasis on safety. Please note that your Ripper is expected to ski/ride at Level 7 or above on the first day of lessons in order to facilitate the objectives of the program. The Rippers curriculum focuses on advanced ski tasks, free style, avalanche awareness, beacon skills, and independent judgment. Group sizes are capped at four students per instructor to maintain safety and maximize individual instruction. Another exciting addition to the program is the opportunity to participate in our First Tracks program on one morning each session (weather and conditions permitting).

New this year, Rippers is operating out of the Big Sky Mountain Village and the Madison Base Area and is offered on Saturday or Sunday. Now you can chose the day and location that works best for your family. The first session of Rippers runs from January 4, 2014 to February 9, 2014. The second session runs from March 1, 2014 to April 6, 2014. Each lesson starts at 9:15am and runs to 3:45pm to increase time on the slopes.

Session Lunch By 12/14/13 After 12/14/13
First or Second Session Without Lunch $395.00 $454.00
First or Second Session With Lunch $455.00 $514.00
Both Sessions Without Lunch $715.00 $822.00
Both Sessions With Lunch $835.00 $942.00

Please add 3% tax.

Questions?

Mountain Village: (406) 995-5743
Email: snowsports@bigskyresort.com

Madison Base Area: (406) 993-6062
Email: madisonmountainsports@bigskyresort.com