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Youth Development

Mini Cruisers, ages 4-5

This is an entry-level cross country skiing program where cross country skiing skills are introduced in a fun and supportive environment. Athletes experience cross country skiing with skill development, games, and skiing adventures. Sessions are five weeks long. Training sessions meet at Howelsen Hill. No experience is necessary.

  • Participants will need no wax classic cross country skis, boots, and poles.
  • Low cost equipment rentals for this program are available through the Steamboat Ski Touring Center- (970) 879-8180
  • A cross country trail pass to Howelsen Hill is provided during training times only


Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm (5 weeks)

Session 1: January 5 - February 2

Session 2: February 9 - March 9

LOCATION: Howelsen Hill

PROGRAM FEE: $185 per session


The EZ Scholarship is available to resident athletes whose 2020 family adjusted gross income (AGI) is under $160,000. When registering, you may choose the appropriate scholarship discount as follows:
2020 AGIAdjusted program fee
$60,000 or less$111.00

Note that at the end of registration on the payment screen, the full price of the program will show, but before your payment is processed the amount will be adjusted. The scholarship does not reduce the work deposit.

In addition to the EZ Scholarship, families may apply for program fee scholarships whether or not they are eligible for the EZ Scholarship. For full scholarship info, click here.

For more information on work deposits and charitable contributions click here.

Check out all the SSWSC’s scholarship opportunities HERE!