Mt. Baker SnowSchool combines hands-on science education with snowshoe powered exploration
for grades 6 - 12 at the Mt. Baker Ski Area.
AT MT. BAKER SNOWSCHOOL, WE:
PROGRAMS FOCUS ON:
ABOUT SNOWSCHOOL SESSIONS
NWAC instructor Shane does a compression test to explain avalanche triggers (natural vs. human).
DAY 1 : CLASSROOM SESSION
A SnowSchool instructor will visit your class at your school and provide an introduction to snow science and help prepare your students for their field session.
DAY 2 : FIELD SESSION
Students visit the Mt. Baker Ski Area and work together in small teams to carry out a field investigation
surrounding the current snow and weather conditions.
Classroom visits are approximately 45 minutes & are scheduled the Monday or Tuesday before your field session. Sessions are available on a first come, first served basis. Approximately 45 students can be accommodated in each field session. Cost for the program is $10 per student.
2017 SNOWSCHOOL FIELD SESSION DATES
|JAN 12||JAN 13|
|JAN 19||JAN 20|
|JAN 26||JAN 27|
|FEB 2||FEB 3|
|FEB 16||FEB 17|
|MAR 2||MAR 3|
|MAR 9||MAR 10|
|MAR 16||MAR 17|---- Indicates Session Full