Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack


Frequently Asked Questions

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See below for answers to common questions about the Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack.

2023/24 Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack

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How can parents enroll their child in Epic SchoolKids?

Registration is now open for the 2023-24 season. Learn more about enrollment below:


Are you new to Epic SchoolKids in 2023/24? Visit a Front Range Epic Mountain Gear location to register in person. Your child/children must be present at the time of registration, and you will need to provide visual verification of your child's school grade during your visit. Acceptable documents include a school report card, school I.D., school transcript, passport, or birth certificate.

You can make an appointment by visiting the Epic Mountain Gear website here and select the "NEW Epic SchoolKids Registration" option. Enrollment for the Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack is not available at the Frisco Epic Mountain Gear location.


Renew your child for 2023/24: If your child/children has had an Epic SchoolKids Pack in the prior year, send an email to epicschoolkids@vailresorts.com and provide the following information in the email: parent or guardian name, parent or guardian date of birth, email address, phone number, physical address, child/children's name, child/children's date of birth. 

Once you have emailed your information to epicschoolkids@vailresorts.com, you will need to make an appointment to visit a Front Range Epic Mountain Gear store to provide visual verification of your child's school grade. Please wait to schedule your appointment until after you receive a confirmation email receipt indicating your child's Epic SchoolKids Pack has been processed. Enrollment for the Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack is not available at the Frisco Epic Mountain Gear location.


How often can my child use their Epic SchoolKids Colorado Pack?

The Epic Schoolkids Colorado Pack provides 4 days of skiing or snowboarding at each of the state’s top-ranked resorts; Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Crested Butte. Packs are valid for up to 4 days at each resort and are subject to peak restricted dates.


Which resorts are participating in the Colorado Epic SchoolKids program?

Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Crested Butte.


How do I receive my child's pack?

If you are registering for an Epic SchoolKids pass for the first time, your pass will be printed at the store when you visit to register.

If you are renewing an Epic SchoolKids pass, their Epic SchoolKids pass card from the prior season will be reloaded when the registration is processed.


How do I book the free "first-timer" lesson & rental?

Epic School Kids offers one free first-timer lesson and rental package for any participating child who has never skied or snowboarded.

The lesson must be booked in advance. Please call at least 2 weeks in advance of your preferred date to ensure availability!

The free first-timer lesson and rental package must be redeemed as a package and is limited to one total per child (not one per participating resort). Lesson is subject to availability and is only offered at select times throughout the season.

First-Timer Lessons & Rental Availability:

  • Monday, November 27, 2023 – Saturday, December 9, 2023
  • Monday, January 8, 2024 – Friday, January 12, 2024
  • Tuesday, January 16, 2024 – Sunday, January 28, 2024 

Are there any restricted dates?

Epic SchoolKids Pack Restricted Dates:

  • Friday, November 24, 2023 – Saturday, November 25, 2023 (Colorado and Utah restricted only; Whistler Blackcomb not restricted) 
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2023 – Sunday, December 31, 2023  
  • Saturday, January 13, 2024  
  • Saturday, February 17, 2024 – Sunday, February 18, 2024 


Is there a deadline to sign-up for Epic SchoolKids?

Yes. Epic SchoolKids is only available for a limited time each season. Registration generally starts in the spring and is open through the early Fall for the upcoming season. Visit the Epic SchoolKids website for more details.


Is the purchase of an adult pass required?

No. The Epic SchoolKids Pack is a FREE program for Colorado, Utah, Canadian and Washington State Kindergarteners through Grade 5 students and there is no purchase required.


What if I have additional questions about the program?

For any questions, please call


Can my child use any of the days of skiing or riding at other Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts?

No. The Epic SchoolKids Pack provides access to the specific region registered only. Please see your region’s access specifics here.