Squaw Kids

  • practicing pizza technique during ski lessons
  • kids private ski lessons
  • ski school instructor and student at the summit
  • practicing pizza technique during ski lessons
  • kids private ski lessons
  • ski school instructor and student at the summit
Squaw Kids: Children's Ski & Snowboard School 

Squaw Kids is the children’s ski and snowboard school for children ages 3 to 13. We look forward to skiing and riding with your child!

Why Ski and Ride With Us?

  • FUN! We prioritize fun and a positive experience while developing skills.
  • SAFETY! Safety is always our number one priority.
  • “TAKE 5 LESSONS GET ONE FREE”! After the 5th lesson, the 6th one is on us.
  • CHILD TO TEACHER RATIOS: 
    Ages 3 and 4 is 4 to 1
    Ages 5 to 7 is 5 to 1
    Ages 8 to 13 is 8 to 1  

If you have questions or would like to learn more about our programs, please call us at 530-452-7225.

We also have a Summer Adventure Camp for kids ages 5 to 13 at Squaw Kids.

Offerings from Squaw Kids

kids ski lessons
Child Private Lessons

Ensure your child has a safe, fun, and inspirational learning experience

  • Ages 3-13 
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced/Expert
  • Skiing & Snowboarding

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Instructor and ski students
Pioneers (Ages 3-4)

The Pioneers learning objective is to familiarize the child with the equipment, the snow environment and to have fun!

  • Ages 3-4
  • Group Lesson
  • Beginner, Intermediate Advanced/Expert
  • Skiing only 

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Instructor helping kids during lessons
Rivets (Ages 3-4) 

The Rivets learning objective is to familiarize the child with the equipment, the snow environment and to have fun!

  • Ages 3-4
  • Group Lesson
  • Beginner, Intermediate Advanced/Expert
  • Snowboarding only 

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ski school students and instructors
Explorers (Ages 5-7) 

The Explorers program focuses on teaching skiers new skills, elevating confidence on more areas of the mountain, and having fun!

  • Ages 5-7
  • Group Lesson
  • Beginner, Intermediate Advanced/Expert
  • Skiing only 

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Lake Tahoe Snowboard Lesson
Grommets (Ages 5-7) 

Grommets instructors will teach your snowboarder new skills and confidence, working towards new terrain and tricks.

  • Ages 5-7
  • Group Lesson
  • Beginner, Intermediate Advanced/Expert
  • Snowboarding only 

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ski school students and instructors
Mountaineers (Ages 8-13)

Skiers will learn new skills, slope etiquette, equipment knowledge, and begin to master new types of terrain and conditions.

  • Ages 8-13
  • Group Lesson
  • Beginner, Intermediate Advanced/Expert
  • Skiing only 

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Lake Tahoe Ski Snowboard School
Jibbers (Ages 8-13)

Snowboarders will acquire new skills, learn slope etiquette, equipment knowledge and a few tricks along the way.

  • Ages 8-13
  • Group Lesson
  • Beginner, Intermediate Advanced/Expert
  • Snowboarding only 

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Lake Tahoe Ski & Snowboard School Mountain Camp Squaw Valley
Mountain Camp 

Mountain Camp is a non-competitive, season-long ski program with a focus on skill development, mountain safety, mileage and fun! Kids will ski with the same group all season and develop camaraderie amongst their fellow skiers. 

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