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Passport holders ski _ ride FREE at participating Alpine and

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									Passport holders ski & ride FREE at                                           What if my parents don’t ski or snowboard? Now would be a great
                                                                              time for them to discover the wonders of skiing or snowboarding.
                                                                                                                                                                      Which Nordic areas participate?
                                                                                                                                                                      Blueberry Hill, Blueberry Lake XC, Brattleboro Outing Club, Bolton
participating Alpine and Nordic ski areas                                     Most ski areas offer beginner packages that include a lift ticket,                      Valley, Catamount Outdoor Family Center, Craftsbury Outdoor
when accompanied by a paying adult.                                           lesson and equipment at a special discounted rate.                                      Center, Grafton Ponds Nordic Center, Hazen’s Notch Association,
                                                                                                                                                                      Highland Lodge & XC Center, Hildene Ski Touring Center, Kingdom
                                                                              How much does my passport cost? The only cost is a $10                                  Trails, Morse Farm Ski Touring Center, Mountain Meadows XC Ski
Why is there a Passport Program?                                              administration and processing fee. After that, you can ski and                          Area, Mountain Top Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Center, Ole’s XC Center,
The Vermont Ski Areas Association and its member areas want all fifth          snowboard all winter for FREE!                                                          Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center, Sleepy Hollow Inn Ski
graders to have the opportunity to ski or ride with their families. This                                                                                              Center, Three Stallion Inn Ski Touring, Timber Creek Cross-Country
program is designed to encourage families to spend time together in the       Is there a deadline to apply? No, but it will take up to two weeks to                   Ski Center, Trapp Family Cross-Country Center, Viking Nordic Center,
mountains enjoying a healthy, safe and FUN family activity.                   receive your Passport after you mail us a completed application.                        Wild Wings Ski Touring Center and Woodstock Ski Touring Center.

Why fifth grade? Fifth grade is a great age for children to                    Which Alpine areas participate?                                                         What are the Nordic blackout dates?
successfully learn to ski or snowboard. We hope that through a                Ascutney Mountain Resort, Bolton Valley Resort, Bromley Mountain,                       12/20/08-1/4/09, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-22/08, 3/7-8/09
positive introduction to the sport, 5th graders will continue to be           Burke Mountain, Cochran’s Ski Area, Jay Peak Resort, Killington
lifelong lovers of skiing and snowboarding. This program also fosters         Resort, Mad River Glen, Magic Mountain, Middlebury College Snow
health and physical fitness for fifth graders and their families.               Bowl, Mount Snow Resort, Northeast Slopes, Okemo Mountain
                                                                              Resort, Pico Mountain, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Stowe Mountain
How does the 5th Grade Passport work? Passport holders will                   Resort, Stratton Mountain, Sugarbush Resort and Suicide Six Ski
be given a booklet containing three coupons for a complimentary               Area.
alpine lift ticket or cross-country trail pass at each of the participating
Ski Vermont areas. Passport holders must be accompanied by a                  What are the Alpine resort blackout dates?
paying adult. Each adult may bring up to two Passport holders. Some           Ascutney Mountain .......... 12/26/08-1/2/09, 1/17-18/09, 2/14-20/09
restrictions may apply. Check the passport coupons for details for            Bolton Valley Resort............... 12/27-31/08, 1/17-18/08, 2/14-15/09
each participating area.                                                      Bromley ........................... 12/26/08-1/02/09, 1/17-18/09, 2/14-20/09
                                                                              Burke Mountain .............. 12/25/08-1/04/08, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-21/09
When is the Passport valid? Passports are valid from December 1,              Cochran’s Ski Area ................................................ No blackout date
2008 - May 1, 2009, excluding blackout dates. Check blackout dates            Jay Peak Resort ..........................................12/22-31/09, 2/14-22/09
on each area’s coupon or in the Rules and Regulations section.                Killington ......................... 12/26/08-1/04/09, 1/17-18/09, 2/14-20/09
                                                                              Mad River Glen .................. 12/26/08-1/04/09, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-22/09
What if I don’t have equipment? No worries! Every ski area has                Magic Mountain .............. 12/26/08-1/04/09, 1/17-18/09, 2/14-22/09
equipment you can rent.                                                       Middlebury College Snowbowl............12/26/08-1/2/09, 2/16-20/09
                                                                              Mount Snow Resort ........ 12/26/08-1/02/09, 1/17-19/08, 2/14-20/09
                                                                              Northeast Slopes ................................................... No blackout date
                                                                              Okemo Mountain Resort ... 12/26/08-1/02/09, 1/17-19/08, 2/14-20/09
                                                                              Pico ..................................... 12/26/08-1/04/09, 1/17-18/09, 2/14-20/09
                                                                              Smugglers’ Notch ........... 12/25/08-1/01/09, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-22/09
                                                                              Stowe ................................. 12/20/08-1/1/08, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-22/09
                                                                              Stratton Resort 12/26-1/4/09, 1/17-19/09, 2/3-5/09, 2/14-20/09, 3/16-22/09
                                                                              Sugarbush Resort .......... 12/24/08-1/04/09, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-22/09
                                                                              Suicide Six ........................ 12/24/08-1/4/09, 1/17-19/09, 2/14-22/09
To receive your very own Ski Vermont 5th          Ski Vermont 5th Grade Passport Application
Grade Passport, follow these easy steps:          Here’s some great news!!! Ski Vermont, the Vermont Ski Areas Association, wants to give you a winter of FREE skiing
1) Read the Rules & Regulations carefully.        and snowboarding! With the Vermont 5th Grade Passport, you can ski or ride three times each at participating Vermont
2) Fill out the application completely.           Alpine (downhill) and Nordic (cross country) ski areas.

3) Include proof of 5th grade status with         To get your 5th Grade Passport, read the Rules and Regulations and submit this completed application with the following:
   either a photocopy of your most recent         1) Proof of your 5th grade status (recent report card or copy of birth certificate)
   report card or a photocopy of your birth       2) $10 processing fee payable to Ski Vermont
   certificate.                                    3) Please mail to: Attn: Fifth Grade Passport, Ski Vermont, PO Box 368 Montpelier, VT 05601

4) Send the application, proof of age and a       For more information call 802.223.2439 x 301 or email jen@skivermont.com.
   $10 check payable to Attn: Fifth Grade         (Please Print, All Caps) 5th Grader First Name___________________ Last Name_____________________________
   Passport, Ski Vermont, PO Box 368,
   Montpelier, VT 05601.                          Telephone________________________________________ Email_________________________________________
                                                  Mailing Address__________________________________________________________________________________

THINGS TO REMEMBER:                               City_________________________________________________ State______________ Zip_____________________
• Passport holders must be accompanied by a       Name of Fifth Grade Teacher _______________________________________________________________________
  paying adult. One adult may bring up to two
                                                  School Name and Address _________________________________________________________________________
  Passport holders.
• Passports must have a current 1” x 1”           Please list the areas where you skied/snowboarded last winter?                                  __________________________________________
photograph of fifth grader on the “Insert          How did you hear about the Passport program? ________________________________________________________
Photo” inside page of the cover. This will be
used for identification at the ski areas and       Gender................................................................................................. Boy   Girl

the passport is VOID without the photo.           Have you ever Alpine (downhill) skied or snowboarded before? ......... Yes                                    No
• Blackout dates apply. Refer to resort           Have you ever Nordic (cross-country) skied before? .......................... Yes                             No
  coupons in the passport.
                                                  Do either of your parents ski or snowboard? ....................................... Yes                       No
• Please read complete Rules and Regulations
  in your Passport and also available online in   Do either of your parents cross country ski? ....................................... Yes                      No
  the Kid‛s Zone at skivermont.com.               Did you Alpine ski or snowboard last winter? ...................................... Yes                       No
• While you‛re enjoying winter in Vermont,        Did you cross-country ski last winter? ................................................. Yes                  No
try a Nordic Quest! And don‛t forget to tell
us all about it - write to jen@skivermont.com     Did your family stay in a hotel during a ski trip last winter? ................. Yes                          No

and you‛ll be included in the Kid‛s Zone blog!
                                                  Student Signature________________________________________________________________________________

                                                  Name of Parent or Guardian________________________________________________________________________

                                                  Parent or Guardian Signature_______________________________________________________________________
             Proudly Sponsored By:
                                                  By signing this application, I acknowledge that I have reviewed the Vermont 5th Grade Passport Rules & Regulations with the applicant
                                                  named above and that we agree to abide by the stated terms and conditions.* The Passport is not valid during blackout periods.
                                                  Passport holder must be accompanied by a paying adult. This is a partial list. The complete Rules and Regulations should be read
                                                  prior to signing this application. If you would like a complete listing of rules and regulations, it is available at www.skivermont.com.

								
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