11 Week Ski Instructor Program - Sample Itinerary

This sample itinerary gives you an idea of what to expect during your YES Program. Please note that there may be changes week to week during your course, and the optional activities are always subject to change. Each Sunday YES will share the specific weekly schedule for that week.

 

WEEK 1 - Ski Improvement Week

Week 1

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Arrival Day Arrange ski gear and pick up pass - prepare for first day on snow.
Sunday 8:15am - Meet at Longhorn patio for Guiding day/group split 4:00pm - Welcome Function for clients
Monday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler  
Tuesday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
TECHNICAL VIDEO DAY
6:00pm - Boot Fitting at McCoos
Wednesday  Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Thursday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
FUN VIDEO DAY
 
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 2 - Level 1 Training / Prep

Week 2

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - 3:00pm - Prior Factory Tour & BOUNCE
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 2:00pm - Equipment tuning clinic - Profile
Tuesday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
TECHNICAL VIDEO DAY
6:00pm - Injury prevention course
Wednesday  Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Thursday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
FUN VIDEO DAY
 
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 3 - CSIA Level 1 Exam

Week 3

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - 3:00pm - Anyone for Bungee Jumping?
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday 8:30am - CSIA Level 1 Exam  
Tuesday 8:30am - CSIA Level 1 Exam  
Wednesday 8:30am - CSIA Level 1 Exam Exam results - location and time TBA
Thursday 8:30am - CSIA Teaching Children Module  
Friday REST DAY 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 4 - AST Level 1 - Backcountry Course

Week 4

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - Canucks vs Maple Leaf in Vancouver
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday AST Level 1 - Avalanche Safety Training Course  
Tuesday AST Level 1 - Avalanche Safety Training Course  
Wednesday AST Level 1 - Avalanche Safety Training Course  
Thursday Rest Day - group house clean-up  
Friday Backcountry day !!! 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 5 - Ski Improvement for Level 2

Week 5

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - YES Amazing Race
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
6:30pm - Optional Activity - Fire & Ice show
Monday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler  
Tuesday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
TECHNICAL VIDEO DAY
 
Wednesday  Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Thursday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
FUN VIDEO DAY
 
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 6 - Level 2 Training / Prep

Week 6

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - Snowmobiling
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler  
Tuesday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
TECHNICAL VIDEO DAY
 
Wednesday Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Thursday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
FUN VIDEO DAY
 
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 7 - CSIA Level 2 Exam

Week 7

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - Snowmobiling
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday 8:30am - CSIA Level 2 Course - Training  
Tuesday 8:30am - CSIA Level 2 Course - Training  
Wednesday 8:30am - CSIA Level 2 Course - Assessment  
Thursday 8:30am - CSIA Level 2 Course - Assessment Exam results - location and time TBA
Friday Rest Day 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Whistler Village
WEEK 8 - CADS (Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing) Level 1

Week 8

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - Ziptrek
Sunday 8:30am - Workshop/Training - meet at Dustys 4:00pm - Welcome Function for clients
Monday CADS Level 1  
Tuesday CADS Level 1  
Wednesday CADS Level 1  
Thursday  Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 9 - AST Level 2 - Backcountry Course

Week 9

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - Snow Shoeing
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday AST Advanced - Backcountry Course  
Tuesday AST Advanced - Backcountry Course  
Wednesday AST Advanced - Backcountry Course Overnight stay in backcountry
Thursday AST Advanced - Backcountry Course  
Friday Rest Day 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 10 - Extreme Powder Week

Week 10

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - Dog Sledding
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler  
Tuesday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
TECHNICAL VIDEO DAY
 
Wednesday  Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Thursday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
FUN VIDEO DAY
 
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
WEEK 11 - Snow Park Training

Week 11

On-Snow Activities

Off-Snow Activities

Saturday Rest Day - Group house clean-up Optional Group Activity - 80s dress up day
Sunday 8:15am - Workshop/Training - Meet at Longhorn Patio 4:00pm - Client Apres Function
Monday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler  
Tuesday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
TECHNICAL VIDEO DAY
 
Wednesday  Rest Day - Group house clean-up  
Thursday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler
FUN VIDEO DAY
 
Friday 9:30am - Meet Pro Instructor at Roundhouse Lodge Whistler 4:00pm Week Wrap-up Function - Fun Video
Whistler Village
Saturday Departure Day