Choppers (Ages 8-18)

Every skier and snowboarder hopes to unlock their true potential one day. For kids involved in the Choppers program, that moment has come. Choppers instructors are dedicated to offering a truly adventurous day on the slopes, as they give specific, expert advice aimed at advancing any ability level. We can help you conquer your fear of the chairlift, tackle your first high school race, or master the double black diamonds.

Choppers

 

6 Week Ski/Snowboarding Camps Ages 8 - 18

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No matter where you are beginning, you are sure to find yourself cruising along on the road to improvement. Choppers are cool, confident, and always ready for a challenge.

2014/15 Choppers Date and Times

SaturdaysSundays
January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 21
(6 Week Session)
Center Village
*Choppers will not run on Saturday February 14
January 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 22 
(6 Week Session)
Center Village
*Choppers will not run on Sunday February 15
Classes will meet at the same time on Saturdays and Sundays
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

Bus Locations

Buses pick up in the Front Range between 6:00 AM and 7:00 AM. Specific times will be confirmed by the chaperones on your student’s bus, they will contact you the week before your start date.

  1. 8126 S. Wadsworth King Sopers - Littleton, CO.
  2. Holly and Orchard Christy Sports - Greenwood Village, CO.
  3. Colorado and Alameda Super Target - Cherry Creek, CO.
  4. US 40 - Wooly Mammoth Lot - Evergreen, CO.
  5. 30th and Arapahoe Carpenter Park - Boulder, CO.(Only available on Saturdays)
  6. County Line Rd. and I25 Park Meadows Mall - Centennial, CO.(Only available on Saturdays)

2014/15 Program Pricing

6 Week Session6 Week Session Bus
First Child $599 $220
Additional Child $559 $220
  • Six days of skiing or snowboarding coaching
  • Complimentary Copper Mountain Season Pass (valid all season long)
  • All classes are real time GPS tracked on the mountain. Service provided by Falik for peace of mind.
  • Lift-Line Privileges
  • Continuous Adult/Instructor Supervision
  • Optional Charter bus transportation with adult supervision provided to and from Copper Mountain

*Prices do not include applicable resort surcharges.

What are your goals/expectations for Choppers?

Choppers focuses on skill development and mountain etiquette. Coaches use a variety of techniques to promote better balance and body awareness to improve your child's alpine skiing or snowboarding while maintaining a fun, safe environment. Additionally, the program includes lessons, a Copper Pass, and GPS tracking.

The First Day

The instructors will do a “verbal split.” They will ask you and your child questions about terrain, speed, comfort zone and the last time they skied to help determine classes. From this information groups are formed based on ability, speed, stamina and goals. The school will then do an on-hill assessment with a Supervisor to ensure that each child fits into their group correctly.

Lesson Day Information

6:00am-7:00am Buses pickup Choppers from the Front Range.

8:45am Buses arrive at Center Village and unload. “No Bus” option kids meet at meeting area.

9:00am–9:15am Groups depart for the lifts with their coaches.

11:00am-1:00pm Lunch duration taken depends on group; typically 1 hour in length.

3:00pmThe day ends at Center Village just to the west of the American Flyer lift

3:00pm-3:15pmBuses depart for the Front Range.

4:15pm The Choppers Bus Hotline begins updating; you will be able to check approximate bus arrival times. Bus arrival depends on road conditions and location.

When registering online,enter the promo code "EARLYBIRD" and receive a 10% discount. Offer good until October 14th.


  

Having trouble enrolling? Call us with questions: 866-385-0144

 

2014/15 Registration Closing Dates

Close January Saturday Enrollment - January 6

Close January Sunday Enrollment - January 7

*Enroll Early! Registrations are accepted on a first come first served basis. Once classes are full registration is closed.

 

Choppers Parent Guide

Looking for more information? Here is a guide that can help.

 

Still have questions?

Contact Us

Phone: 866.385.0144 / 970.968.3023
youthprograms@coppercolorado.com

 

 

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