Our development program is the perfect way for skiers and riders to improve technically while developing solid communication and interpersonal skills. This is the first step in becoming an instructor. We also have adult teaching assistant opportunities available. Call for details.

Assistant Instructor Ages12-14

The Assistant Instructor Course is a 3 day course designed for ski and riding improvement while concentrating on teaching skills. This is the first step in getting skiers and riders onto the path to becoming instructors. December 27-29 10:00am-12pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

This program includes:

  • 12 hours of instruction over the Christmas holidays

  • Up to 22 hours of instruction throughout the season

  • A minimum of 10 hours of work experience as a Teaching Apprentice

  • An opportunity to work off your Season's Pass

The course can be "stand alone" or part of Mount Pakenham’s popular The Teaching Assistants Program.

This program is eligible for the Child Tax Credit. In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles, the Canadian Government has passed new legislation providing a $500 tax credit for children aged 15 years or younger (on January ) enrolled in fitness programs. Just include our confirmation/receipt when you file your income tax and you will receive a tax credit of up to $500.

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  • Program: December 27 - 29
  • Available: 10:00am - 12noon & 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Equipment: Bring your own or rent ours
  • Fine Print: Ski School rates are for instruction only! Season Pass or lift packages are extra. Please add 13% hst to snow school rates. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling Mount Pakenham at 613-624-5290 with your Visa or Mastercard
    Bookings made less than 7 days before program start date will be subject to a $25 late booking fee.

    Full refunds, less $25 administration charge, are issued only if cancellation notice is received more than 14 days prior to the start date. Cancellations within 14 days will be assigned an alternate date or credit, less $25 administration charge, at the discretion of Mount Pakenham.
    Ski School Class Size
    We specialize in personalized attention within classes of 3 to 10 students. We reserve right to cancel or reschedule classes. Classes less than 3 students may have a shorter lesson.
  • Ability Levels:Beginner - Expert


Program Pricing
Youth Instructor Ski or Snowboard (ages12-14) Dec 27-29, 2014


Program Options
6 - Open to Close Tickets - Valid Anytime
6 Pak Open to Close Tickets Regular price $159 +tax, Spring Meltdown price $145 +HST


Family size lockers keep your equipment warm, dry, secure and makes skiing easy (Rental)
Season Regular Sized Locker Regular price $105, Spring Meltdown price $89 + HST


Season Family Sized Locker -Regular price $115, Spring Meltdown price $99+HST


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