2015-2016 EPIC SCHOOLKIDS COLORADO PACK FAQ
Q: WHAT IS THE EPIC SCHOOLKIDS COLORADO PACK?
The Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack is a FREE program for Kindergarten through 5th graders that provides skiing and riding at each of the state’s top-ranked resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone (restricted: 11/27/15-11/28/15, 12/26/15-12/31/15, 1/16/16 and 2/13/16-2/14/16.) It includes one FREE first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental during the month of January. (The first-timer lesson is only available from 1/5/16-1/31/16 as a part of “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” and is not available 1/1-1/4/16 or 1/15/16-1/17/16.) Additionally, Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack provides unlimited summer 2015 scenic chair lift rides at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone.
Q. HOW CAN PARENTS ENROLL THEIR CHILDREN IN EPIC SCHOOLKIDS?
Parents can take their children to a participating Front Range Colorado Ski & Golf, or Boulder Ski Deals location to register their child in person.
Need a pass for yourself? Visit epicpass.com to purchase your 2015/2016 season pass!
Q. WHAT DO PARENTS NEED TO BRING TO REGISTER THEIR CHILD FOR EPIC SCHOOLKIDS?
The parent must bring
- The child must be present at the time of registration
- A physical copy of the student report card/transcript/school ID or birth certificate for staff to collect and retain
- A physical photo of the student (no sunglasses, hats or others in the photo) for staff to collect and retain
Q. IS THERE A DEADLINE TO SIGN UP FOR EPIC SCHOOLKIDS?
Epic Schoolkids Colorado Pack is only available for a limited time.
Q: HOW DO I RECEIVE MY CHILD’S PACK?
Once the required documentation is submitted at the store location, your child’s pass will be mailed to him/her within 4-6 weeks.
Q: HOW OFTEN CAN MY CHILD USE THEIR EPIC SCHOOLKIDS PACK?
The Epic Schoolkids Colorado Pack provides 4 days of skiing or snowboarding at each of the state’s top-ranked resorts; Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. Packs are valid up to 4 days at each resort and are subject to holiday restrictions.
Q: WHAT IF MY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILD DOESN'T KNOW HOW TO SKI OR SNOWBOARD? WHAT ABOUT EQUIPMENT?
The program offers one FREE first-timer lesson and rental. The lesson is valid for a one-time first-timer lesson at a single resort (not one lesson at each resort.)
Advanced reservations required. Please call prior to your visit:
• Vail/Beaver Creek: 800.475.4543
• Breckenridge: 888.576.2754
• Keystone: 800.255.3715
First-timer lessons and rentals are available from 01/05/16 - 01/31/16 as a part of “Learn to Ski and Snowboard” Month (not available 1/15/16-1/17/16.) The free rental and first-timer lesson must be redeemed as a package and are only valid for a one time use.
Q: WHICH RESORTS ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE “EPIC SCHOOLKIDS” PROGRAM?
Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone.
Q. IS ARAPAHOE BASIN INCLUDED ON THE EPIC SCHOOLKIDS COLORADO PACK?
Arapahoe Basin is a long time valued partner of Vail Resorts and an important part of our season pass program. The free Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack program is only valid at Vail Resorts ski resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone.
Q: ARE THERE ANY BLACKOUT DATES/RESTRICTIONS?
Holiday restrictions apply including 11/27/15-11/28/15, 12/26/15-12/31/15, 1/16/16 and 2/13/16-2/14/16. The first-timer lesson is only available from 1/5/16-1/31/16 as a part of “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” and is not available 1/1-1/4/16 or 1/15/16-1/17/16.
Q: WHAT IF I HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROGRAM?
For any questions, please call 800.842.8062 to speak with a Season Pass Expert.
Q: MY CHILD WILL BE ENTERING 6TH GRADE NEXT YEAR AND HAS BEEN COUNTING ON HAVING HIS/HER PASS UNDER THE PREVIOUS SCHOOL OF SHRED PROGRAM. IS THERE SOMETHING FOR HIM/HER?
Only current 2014-2015 School of Shred 5th grade participants are eligible to register for the Epic SchoolKids Program for their 2015-2016 6th grade school year. They will be able to get the Epic Schoolkids Colorado Pack, following the same registration process as Kindergarten – 5th grade kids, to receive their free 4 days at each of the four resorts and one first-timer lesson in January 2016. 2016-2017 6th graders will not be eligible for the Epic Schoolkids Program.