Elementary Schools Ski Host Program

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Prior to the Friday, February 2, 2018 Larch Hills Elementary Schools Pirate Loppet, Larch Hills Nordics Society (LHNS) volunteers are keen to provide an opportunity for School District #83 elementary school students and their teachers to gain familiarity with the Larch Hills trails through the LHNS School Ski Host Program.

Up to three (3) skis sessions are available to each participating school class, usually one session per week.  We aim for about 10 students per Ski Host Volunteer

There is no charge for these sessions, but donations to the LHNS towards the maintenance of the Larch Hills trails and facilities are gratefully accepted. Donations may be sent to LHNS, Box 218 Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4N3 or deposited in the donation box at the top of the stairs by the Chalet. 

The School Ski Host Program began in January 2009. Students, Teachers and Larch Hills Volunteers have participated each January since 2009. In January 2017, 326 students from 8 local schools were hosted by 44 Larch Hills Nordics Volunteers for 914 student visits.

Larch Hills Nordics Volunteer Ski Hosts for the January 2017 School visits were:

  • Laurie Ankemann
  • Lena Armstrong
  • Petra Bader
  • Peter Barss
  • Jim Beckner
  • Marcia Beckner
  • Suzy Beckner
  • Ilona Berbekar
  • Antje Breugem
  • Eline den Boer
  • Elizabeth Eso
  • Steve Fabro
  • Dale Fennell
  • Ravonne Foulger
  • Chris Guiver
  • Mary Hamilton
  • Gullan Hansen
  • Lorne Hunter
  • Pat Hutchins
  • Kim Johnston
  • Gary Landers
  • Diane Mayes
  • Chris McMahen
  • Peter Molnar
  • Jim Nadler
  • Sonia
  • Caroline Desbiens
  • Ann Nikmo
  • Estelle Noakes
  • Doug Noakes
  • Beth Savage
  • Alois Schoenenberger
  • Brian Smith
  • Eva Smith
  • Pauline Waelti
  • Susan Wells
  • Karin Huster
  • Keith Wilkie
  • Marianne Wolters
  • Derek Woodhurst
  • Phil Wright
  • Jeanetta Zorn
  • George Zorn
  • Brian David

 

Bookings for ski host sessions will close on December 1st 2017 for the January 2018 LHNS Schools Ski Host Program.

If you have questions or to sign up for Ski Host sessions please contact Karin Huster at 250-832-9959 or karin@huster.ca