Whakapapa Academy

2017 Whakapapa Academy Options:

Participants will ski and ride with the same coach and group of similar ability and age each weekend.
  1. Freeride

  2. Race (Ski Only)

  3. Academy Elite

Freeride

Skiers aged 4-17 yrs Snowboarders aged 8-17 years

 

Weekends Only $675 | Add holiday weeks for $300 per week

Whether you can already ski and ride the whole mountain, or want to get to know how, Whakapapa Academy has a group for you. This programme's focus is to make skiers and ridersof all abilities even better in a safe and fun environment. We explore everything Ruapehu has to offer: chutes, steeps and drops as well as introducing features in the terrain park. Holiday weeks will be merged with Holiday Crew programme, which runs 10:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

What's included?

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

Freeride: 6 hours including optional supervised lunch break (9:00am - 3:00pm)

DATES
  • Option A: Five alternate weekends commencing 29th July 2017
  • Option B: Five alternate weekends commencing 5th August 2017

Note:

We require a minimum of 4 registrations per group for the programme to run. If we have fewer than the minimum required then the timings of the programme will change appropriately.

For information and/or questions:

Whakapapa Snow School 
Ph: 07 892 4000 ext 7848
Fax: 07 892 3732
Email: snowschool.whakapapa@mtruapehu.com

How do I register?

Please complete the registration form and email back to snowschool.whakapapa@mtruapehu.com to secure your space.

(See Form Downloads at the bottom of this page)

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Race - Ski Only

Skiers aged 8-17 years

 

Weekends Only $675 | Add holiday weeks for $300 per week

Do you want to improve your technique in race gates? Our Whakapapa Academy race squad is the option for you! Our fully race focused programme can take young athletes from their first time in gates to being competition ready as well as giving specialized training to those already competing. We have priority on lane space on the mountain which ensures that we always have a great spot to train even on the busiest days. Holiday weeks will be merged with Holiday Crew programme which runs 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm.

We encourage all our athletes to participate in Mt Ruapehu race events where you will be coached through their runs and experience the thrill of competition atmosphere.

What's included?

Please note: competitive events will require additional entry fees. All skiers must be a minimum of level 5 to participate in this programme.

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

Race: 6 hours including optional supervised lunch break (9:00am-3:00pm)

DATES
  • Option A: Five alternate weekends commencing 29th July 2017.
  • Option B: Five alternate weekends commencing 5th August 2017.

Note:

We require a minimum of 4 registrations per group for the programme to run. If we have fewer than the minimum required then the timings of the programme will change appropriately.

For information and/or questions:

Whakapapa Snow School 
Ph: 07 892 4000 ext 7848
Fax: 07 892 3732
Email: snowschool.whakapapa@mtruapehu.com

How do I register?

Please complete the registration form and email back to snowschool.whakapapa@mtruapehu.com to secure your space.

(See Form Downloads at the bottom of this page)

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Academy Elite

Skiers aged 8-17 years

 

10 Weekends $1125 | Add holiday weeks for $275 per week

Looking for a step up from Whakapapa Academy? Academy Elite will take young athletes from the recreational side of the sport to the competitive arena. This structured programme will be based around specific training for up coming competitions and pushing skiers and riders to their next level.

10 weekends of high performance training focused on race training or big mountain skiing/riding. This is advanced and focused training for young athletes looking to take their snowsports careers to the next level.

What's included?

DATES
  • Option A: 10 Weekend Programme from July 29th (9:00am - 4:00pm) - $1127
  • Option B: 5 Day Holiday Programme - $275

Note:

We require a minimum of 4 registrations per group for the programme to run. If we have fewer than the minimum required then the timings of the programme will change appropriately.

For information and/or questions:

Whakapapa Snow School 
Ph: 07 892 4000 ext 7848
Fax: 07 892 3732
Email: snowschool.whakapapa@mtruapehu.com

How do I register?

Please complete the registration form and email back to snowschool.whakapapa@mtruapehu.com to secure your space.

(See Form Downloads at the bottom of this page)

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Form downloads

2017 Academy Registration

2017 Academy Elite Registration

Academy Race & Academy Elite Instructor Bios


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