Bill Koch League Youth Program
ORN strives to support our next generation of skiers by creating a fun-filled environment where nordic skiing can be learned, enjoyed and respected as a lifelong sport. Our kid's program, called the Bill Koch League (BKL), meets on Sunday afternoons when experienced club members, with help from parents of the participants, will provide hands-on instruction and guidance for kids of all ages and abilities. Read more about our program below and then Click Here to Register for the Sunday BKL program online.
Sunday Afternoon Kids Program
For all levels of skiers, aged 5 to 13 (K-8th grade), this weekly program will develop the technique, agility and balance of young skiers through drills, games, and exploration of ski trails in the Montpelier area. (Please note that for the youngest beginner skiers (K-1st grade), a parent or guardian is required to accompany the child. At that age they may need one-on-one assistance.) We focus primarily on the classic technique during the Sunday sessions. We rely on parent volunteers to help at these sessions, so please sign up to help on the registration page!
December 17th 2016-February 25th 2018
Time: Sundays, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Place: Montpelier area ski trails
(Multiple Child Discount available, see registration form)
Middle School Team - a joint ORN and Community Connections Program
For committed junior skiers, grades 5-8, who are ready for a more challenging program that features both classic and skating techniques, as well as the chance to gain some racing experience. Note that all abilities levels, from beginners to advanced, are welcome to join this group. The only criteria are desire and commitment!
December 4th - Feb 23rd
Time: Mon, Wed, Fri 3:00 pm - 5:00pm
Place: Montpelier area trails
(Sign up through Community Connections: use this form)