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Mini-Explorer Program (Ages 3 & 4)- SOLD OUT

The Burke Mountain Snow Sports Learning Center welcomes you to our new 2021 - 2022 Mini Explorers Program. Our mission is to create an environment where young children can learn proper ski techniques in a safe, fun environment, ensuring a lifetime of winter sport enjoyment. This new program is geared towards younger skiers learning the fundamentals of the sport.

This program is SOLD OUT for the upcoming season.  If you are interested in being on our waiting list please contact the Snowsports department at (802) 626-7300 or email

Mini-Explorer Program Price Schedule

2021-22 Full Season Price tiered by enrollment date

$375 | Tier I: March 5, 2021- June 30, 2021
$425 | Tier II: July 1, 2021 - October 11, 2021
$475 | Tier III: October 12, 2021 – December 10, 2021

2021-22 Half Season Must be the first 5 weeks

$299 | March 5, 2021 - December 10, 2021


  • Payment must be received prior to the end of the tier date to receive tier price
  • Email or phone inquiries do not count as place holders for tier pricing
  • Explorers Program price does not include lift access
  • 5% Additional Sibling Discount available with Tier I enrollment only

2021 – 2022 Season Calendar

Session Times

Saturdays: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Sundays: 9:30am – 10:30am

Full Season Dates

January 1, 2022 - March 20, 2022

Half Season Dates

January 1, 2022 - February 6, 2022

Holiday Blackout Dates

MLK Weekend: January 15 & 16, 2022
President’s Day Weekend: February 19 & 20, 2022

Ability Level Placement

Red (Ages 3 & 4)
First timers learn about equipment, balance, moving, stopping, and turning.

J-Bar Green (Ages 3 & 4)
Skiers and riders with equipment knowledge, can stop, and have started linking multiple turns using a wedge to control speed and turn shape.

Sherburne Green (Ages 3 & 4)
Skiers and riders are successfully linking turns. Skiers are making parallel turns about 80% of the time, and will improve on posture, be introduced to steep terrain and pole plants. Riders can transition between both toe and heel edges and will be introduced to switch riding.

Click below to download and print enrollment packet.  Must be completed, signed and returned by applicable tier ending deadline.

Mini-Explorer Program Packet

Burke Mountain Hotel & Conference Center

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You must be 21 years of age or older to book and check in at the hotel.

Bringing your pet? Please call reservations to book. See pet policy here.