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2023 Program Information

This winter ski season will mark the 11th annual Ski for the Health of It program. Anthony Lakes is excited to again welcome Baker area students to the program. 

The Ski for the Health of It program offers affordable skiing and snowboarding to Baker County Youth thanks to the generosity of  the Leo Adler Foundation and Community Bank.

The program includes eight Fridays of lift tickets, rentals, lessons, and transportation for just $80. Ski for the Health of It was created to provide affordable skiing to Baker County youth, offering priority to students who have never skied or snowboarded and/or have never participated in the program.

Below is preliminary information regarding the 2023 program. Please know that some program details, including the registration process, have changed from previous years.  Please read below to find out how and when to register your student(s). 

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Ski for the Health of It is open to Baker County youth, 4th to 12th grade
    • Includes all Baker 5J, Harvest Christian, and homeschool students in Baker County
  • Regular Program is limited to 150 students (4th through 12th grade)
  • Ride Only Program is limited to 50 students (9th through 12th grade). Requirements for Ride Only: 1) In 9th-12th grade 2) AND completed 2 successful years of SFTHOI 3) AND have their own gear.
  • Priority for Regular Program is given to students who have never skied or snowboarded

REGISTRATION INFORMATION & DATES:

  • All pre-registration, registration, payment, and program information will be online only through the Baker 5J school district via the Parent Square platform and social media (Baker FridayPlus and Baker School District)
  • November 1, 2022: Pre-registration (online) will open to students
  • November 10, 2022: Pre-registration (online) closes
  • November 17th, 2022: Students will be notified of program selection and emailed registration forms
  • December 15, 2022: All registration forms and payment must be received

MANDATORY PARENT/STUDENT MEETINGS:

New this year, each registered student and a parent or guardian MUST attend the meeting below in order to participate in the program.

  • December 1st @ 5:45 PM (Baker High School Auditorium)

 2023 SKI FOR THE HEALTH OF IT REGULAR PROGRAM INFO:

  • Eight weeks of skiing/riding, includes lift tickets, rentals, and lessons
  • Open to students 4th thru 12th grades
  • Program begins on Friday, January 13, 2023 and ends on Friday, March 10, 2023
  • There is NO FRIDAY PROGRAM ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24!
  • Buses meet at The Sports Complex (North of High School) in Baker at 7:45am, for an 8am (sharp) departure.
  • Buses leave the mountain at 3pm, returning to The Sports Complex around 4pm.
  • No make-up days or lessons for illness, inclement weather, lift holds, other sports, etc.
  • Cancellation or withdrawal from the program is allowed without penalty until December 15th only.
  • ATTENDANCE: 100% attendance is encouraged. Please understand that if your child is registered, but not attending the program, they are taking a spot from someone who is eager to participate 100%.

 2023 SKI FOR THE HEALTH OF IT RIDE ONLY PROGRAM INFO:

  • Eight weeks of skiing/riding, includes lift tickets and a bus ride. New in 2023, students must ride the bus to the mountain. 
  • Open to students 9th thru 12th grades who have completed 2 successful years of SFTHOI AND who have their own gear 
  • Program begins on Friday, January 13, 2023 and ends on Friday, March 10, 2023
  • There is NO FRIDAY PROGRAM ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24!
  • Buses meet at The Sports Complex (North of High School) in Baker at 7:45am, for an 8am (sharp) departure.
  • Buses leave the mountain at 3pm, returning to The Sports Complex around 4pm.
  • No make-up days or lessons for illness, inclement weather, lift holds, other sports, etc.
  • Cancellation or withdrawal from the program is allowed without penalty until December 15th only.
  • ATTENDANCE: 100% attendance is encouraged. Please understand that if your child is registered, but not attending the program, they are taking a spot from someone who is eager to participate 100%.

 The Ski for the Health of It program is made possible through the generosity of the Leo Adler Foundation, Community Bank, and the countless parent and staff volunteers. Anthony Lakes and the Baker 5J school district are looking forward to another great season of skiing and snowboarding with Baker County students.

If you have any immediate questions, please reach out to megan@anthonylakes.com.

REGISTER HERE

Preregistration opens Monday, November 1st at 8am.

2023 George Roche Scholarship Application 

The George Roche Scholarship Application is available to students who cannot afford the program fee, due to financial hardship or other extenuating circumstances.

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