Kids' Academy
5 weekends of fun with a great crew of kids. All day supervision, lessons & yummy lunch. Sorted!

Ski & Ride Alternate Weekends

Skiers and Riders All Levels

Academy is all about having heaps of fun with a great group while becoming a fully fledged skier or snowboarder across the whole mountain. Whether it's your first day on snow or you're already cruising the mid mountain, we'll match you with a similar group for a season of fun!

Note: Programme fee does NOT include a lift pass or rental equipment.

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Academy Programmes 2020

Thank you for your interest in Turoa Academy - we are now fully booked for the 2020 season.

Academy - Full Season

LEVEL 3-6 SKIERS & RIDERS. SKIERS 4-17 & SNOWBOARDERS 8-17

Academy is all about having heaps of fun while learning new skills in a supportive & safe environment. This is the combination of both Academy 1 & 2 so there is riding every weekend! Kids are grouped based on age & ability and keep the same awesome instructor each weekend, becoming their own little team and creating a perfect learning environment. Our highly qualified instructors will help them achieve goals and build solid techniques. Exploring exciting volcanic terrain with the same kids is the best way to make friends & memories.

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Academy - All Mountain

Beginner-advanced skiers 4-17 & snowboarders 8-17

Academy is all about having heaps of fun while learning new skills in a supportive & safe environment. From absolute beginners, to all-mountain rippers, Academy has a group for everyone! This is a great place to start for first timers. Kids are grouped based on age & ability and keep the same awesome instructor each weekend, becoming their own little team and creating a perfect learning environment. Our highly qualified instructors will help them achieve goals and build solid techniques. Exploring exciting volcanic terrain with the same kids every other weekend is the best way to make friends & memories.

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Academy Intro to Freeride & Freestyle

Level 5-6 skiers & riders. Minimum age 8 years.

Does your kid have more interest is going over jumps, learning tricks and going off trail. Make the most of Tūroa's epic terrain parks & natural features with 5 weekends of training with an awesome group dedicated to Freeride & Freestyle. Our experienced instructors will have the young guns throwing down a heap of new tricks as well as increasing basic skills. From jumps to spins, boxes to rails and learning how to scope freeride lines and drops this programme is where it’s at. We pair the kids up a Freeride and Freestyle coach so they can the best development possible.

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Academy Intro to Race

Level 5-6 skiers & riders. Minimum age 8 years.

Learn to Race is a great way for your kids to enjoy the thrill of racing. In this programme our experienced instructors will work on skiing techniques that will prepare your children to thrive in a race course environment. Coaches will use brushes and gate training to hone racing skills as well as ski kids through variable terrain to build essential ski fundamentals. This is the perfect programme for kids to learn the skills needed to go FAST.

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