EAGLECREST SKI AREA

COMMUNITY

HILARY LINDH SCHOLARSHIP

The 2020-2021 scholarship recipients are Alden Lockie, Brady Newport, Dan Degener, Edalynne Roters, Edgar Vera Alvarado, Imanol Vera Alvarado, Lucienne Lockie, Malakai Kesterson, Ryah Phillips, Stefano Rivera, and Willow Bradley.

The Lindh Scholarship was established in 1992 in recognition of Hilary Lindh’s 1992 Olympic Silver Medal and her dedication to downhill ski racing.  Hilary started skiing in Juneau at an early age and won the U.S. and World Junior Championships in Downhill at age 16. She went on to compete in three Olympics and won the 1997 World Downhill Championship before retiring in March of 1997.  Hilary was inducted into the U. S. Ski Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.

Eligible applicants must be a resident of the City and Borough of Juneau, attend a Juneau School District school or equivalent. The Hilary Lindh Scholarship is open to all athletic abilities. Skiers and snowboarders with a competitive background to apply are highly encouraged to apply. Scholarships will be awarded to one girl and one boy in Grades 1-4, and one boy and one girl in Grades 6-12. The four finalists will receive a complimentary season pass.

*All Juneau area 5th Graders receive free lift tickets as part of the 5th Grade Passport program

  • Athletic Ability
  • Attitude & Sportsmanship
  • Scholastic Achievement
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5TH GRADE PASSPORT

Free lift tickets and more for all Juneau area 5th graders!

Eaglecrest’s 5th Grade Passport includes free lift tickets for all Juneau area fifth grade students, plus one free lesson and one free equipment rental. The student must apply for a Passport online and then visit the ticket window each day to receive a lift ticket.

After completing the online application, Passports may be picked up in person at the Eaglecrest Ticket Office. Proof of grade is required. Eaglecrest staff are not permitted to contact the school or teacher directly. Phone verification is not acceptable. Please provide one of the following items:

  • Power School progress report which displays the child’s grade level, school & teacher
  • Child’s report card
  • A letter from your child’s teacher verifying grade/teacher/school
  • Any other official school document which displays your child’s grade/teacher/school

Beginner skiers and snowboarders may enroll in the complimentary special weekend Passport Series. Advanced reservations are required. Please call the Snowsports School at (907) 790-2000 x211 or email snowsports.school@skieaglecrest.com.

  • Saturday & Sunday: March 20 & 21 @ 11:30 AM each day
  • Zones 1-3
  • Includes lesson and rental equipment
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LEARN TO SKI WEEKEND

Program suspended for 2020-2021 season.

For 38 years, Eaglecrest has offered Learn To Ski Weekend as an all-expenses-paid weekend on the slopes for Juneau’s 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! Reserved for students who have never skied before. Selected participants will spend two full days on the mountain having fun, making friends, and learning how to ski!

Thanks to support from Mendenhall Auto, Eaglecrest provides free transportation, lift tickets, full-day lessons, equipment rentals, lunch, and snacks!

Program suspended for 2020-2021 season.

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BOOKS 2 BOARDS

Program suspended for 2020-2021 season.

Free lift tickets, rental equipment, lessons, and winter clothing for deserving 6th, 7th, & 8th grade Juneau students.

Books2Boards provides Juneau middle school students with the opportunity to enjoy winter sports at Eaglecrest at no cost. Additionally, Books2Boards students are given access to winter clothing, including jackets, snow pants, gloves, goggles, and helmets.

Students for the program are chosen by teachers and staff based on their economic and social need, grades, and attendance. Students must keep good grades, attendance records, and respect school rules. In return, they are provided free lift tickets, rental equipment, lessons, and bus transportation.

  • Alaskan Brewing Company
  • Eaglecrest Foundation
  • Holland America Line

Program suspended for 2020-2021 season.

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CLUBS

Consider joining one of Juneau’s clubs that regularly enjoy Eaglecrest. These clubs are separate organizations from the ski area.

The Juneau Ski Club is a youth development program and home to many active and promising young ski racers. The club’s amazing coaches cultivate an inclusive training atmosphere with camaraderie, healthy competition, and goal realization, ultimately instilling a lifelong love of the sport.

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The Juneau Nordic Ski Club (JNSC) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that promote cross-country skiing, youth development, trail development, and advocacy. The club grooms cross country skiing trails throughout Juneau, and their efforts in recent years have led to over 100+ groomed days per season.

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The Juneau 4H Luge Club promotes a fun way of sliding on snow for youth and adults. Experience the thrill of descending snow-packed runs on a steerable sled, as slow or as fast as you like! Race your friends or simply enjoy the pleasure of returning to the sledding joys of your childhood. Accept the challenge to learn new skills, run courses, and prepare to be hooked by the sliding sensation of luge sledding!

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SIGN THEM UP WHILE THEY’RE YOUNG!

YOUTH PROGRAMS

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JUNEAU SKI CLUB

FREERIDE PROGRAM

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