Mini Bears

Lincoln Peak

Kids Programs
Lesson Type
Ski & Ride
Ski/Ride Ability
All abilities
Lessons available December 14, 2019 through March 29, 2020. Full-Day: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM and Half-Day: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Starting Location
The Schoolhouse at Lincoln Peak

Located in our state-of-the-art Schoolhouse children's center, Mini Bears is a terrific way for 4 to 6-year-olds to enjoy a fun morning or full-day of learning in the safe environment provided by our expert pros. The half-day Mini Bear program includes a 2-hour lesson and the full day program includes two 2-hour lessons and lunch.




48 Hour Advanced Reservation

Walk In

Half-Day: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM*



Full-Day: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM



Rental Add-On



  Helmet Rental

                                $16          $16

Mini Bear 8 Day Pass



Advanced Reservation rate valid for lessons booked 48 hours prior

Programs include lift access. SugarXpress card $5 fee not included.

*Half-Day option is available every day of the 2019-2020 season, EXCEPT for the following holiday dates: Dec 26-Dec 31, Jan 18-19 and Feb 15-22.  Half-Day includes full-day lift access but not lunch.  

SugarXpress (RFID) cards are required for lift access at all times.  If you do not already have a SugarXpress card, one may be purchased for $5. They are not included in the price of a lesson. SugarXpress cards are reloadable, do not expire and can be used for all pass and ticket products. Be sure to save your card and bring it with you each time you visit Sugarbush!

Mini Bear 8 Day Pass: good for 8 full-days of your choice with lift access throughout the 19/20 season.  Reservations required, non transferable, and non refundable.


Important Information:

  • All Ski & Ride School participants under the age of 13 are required to wear a properly fitted and fastened winter sports helmet.
  • Children in lessons may ride lifts by themselves (6+) or with members of the general public.
  • Children may use terrain features and jumps while skiing and riding in a lesson.   
  • Full Day program includes lunch.
  • Drop-off/check-in is between 9:00-9:30 AM Monday through Friday non-holiday and 8:15-9:15 AM Weekends & Holidays.
  • If rental equipment is needed, our specially trained Ski & Ride instructors will outfit your child in The Schoolhouse Rental Shop once they are checked in for a hassle free experience. 
  • Helmets are not included in our ski rental packages but are available for rental the day of.
  • Please arrive early on first day of stay, during holiday weeks, and if renting equipment.
  • Advanced reservations are strongly recommended; especially during the Christmas holiday period, MLK weekend, and Presidents Week. Walk-ins check in directly at The Schoolhouse for day of availability.