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If you have always dreamed of learning a snowsport, whether it is skiing or snowboarding, then look no farther than the ski and snowboard school at Whitetail Resort. The Schools at Whitetail will be happy to introduce you to the "Discovery" method of learning to ski or ride.  Our expert instructors are some of the best on the East Coast. We are confident that after your lesson, you will be ready to embark on a lifetime adventure on the snow. If you are looking to brush up your existing skills, then perhaps a private lesson will help get you to that next ability level. Our class lessons are only $47.00 and last an hour for classes with one to two people, and a little over an hour for classes with three or more. Classes may exceed the scheduled time. Please report to lineup 10 minutes prior to your lesson time. If you would prefer a private lesson, reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 717.328.9400, ext. 3561.


Class Lesson Times - All Class Lessons Are $47.00

First-Timer Discovery Lessons (Ages 8 and older)

On the hour from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm and also at 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm, Everyday

Upper Level Lessons (Ages 8 and older)

10:00 am, noon, 2:00 pm,  5:30 pm and 7:00 pm, Everyday

Beginner Through Expert (Ages 4 through 7)

5:30 pm and 7:00 pm, Everyday


Private Lesson Rates

Private Lesson ~ One Hour
Private Lesson ~ Two Hour
Private Terrain Park Lesson ~ One Hour
Private Terrain Park Lesson ~ Two Hour
Half Day Private
Ski With Me
Ski With Me ~ Each Additional Participant

Please Note: The Private Lesson Desk in now located in the Whitetail Learning Center

Ski With Me

This semi-private lesson is designed to provide both parent and the child with quality time and specialized instruction. The instructor teaches the child to ski while teaching the parent how the child learns. Parent must be able to ski or snowboard to accompany the lesson. Child must be between 3 and 12 years of age. Advanced reservations are required. Please call 717-328-9400, ext. 3561 to make yours today.
Ski With Me Parent/Child 1 hour private   $130.00

Form Your Own Group

Learn to ski or snowboard with your friends in a group of your own. This 1 1/2-hour lesson option is only $265.00! Groups can be no more than five. Price does not include lift ticket or rentals. All members in your lesson group should be at the same ability level.  Please contact the private lesson desk at extension 3561. 

Burton Learn To Ride

"Progression” is what makes Burton rental equipment superior to other rental snowboards first-timers might have tried. It is also a philosophy shared by the folks at Burton and the technicians at Whitetail. We strongly believe that a smooth start and easy path for progress is the best way to develop a first-timer into a true snowboarder. We are excited to prove it to you in the upcoming winter season! Whitetail is a Burton Learn to Ride Center for adults and kids alike! Whitetail’s snowboard rental shop rents only Burton Learn To Ride gear, the most innovative snowboard rental equipment on the market! To learn more about Burton's commitment to bringing new snowboarders into the sport, please visit Burton's Experience Snowboarding Page. Click here to visit the Burton Experience Snowboarding website.

Adaptive Skiing & Snowboarding

Whitetail Resort has trained instructors available for our guests with special needs. For more information on our adaptive programs, visit our Adaptive page, or please call 717-328-9400, ext. 3582.
Click here to visit Two Top Adaptive's website.

Slope Safety

At Whitetail Resort, safety is a priority! Please know your responsibility code to keep both you and the other skiers and riders around you safe. 
Click here to view our Slope Safety page.