Did You Know…
Bogus Basin is the flagship site of Winter Wildlands Alliance’s national SnowSchool program? With 70 locations across the country, Bogus Basin was the first to engage local students in the WWA snow science curriculum. A program rooted in experiential outdoor learning, SnowSchool engages students grades 3rd through 12th by strapping snowshoes on their feet and exploring the wondrous world of nature in the winter. Snowpack, snow crystals, winter wildlife, and watersheds are at the center of the conversation as students set forth from the Frontier Point Nordic Lodge and explore their local winter wildlands.
How To Book?
SnowSchool lessons are available by appointment only (Monday through Friday) from January through March (depending on snowpack, some lessons can be booked into the first week of April). Lessons generally run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. but can be adjusted upon request. The cost of attendance is $6/student. For every 10 students, one chaperone will receive free admission. Beyond a 10:1 ratio, chaperones will be asked to pay a $6 fee. Scholarships are available upon request for Title I schools.
Thanks to a partnership with our friends at the City of Boise, pre-lessons for your SnowSchool visit can be provided in your classroom, free of charge. If you would like to receive a winter wildlife adaptations pre-lesson from the Foothills Learning Center, please click here and fill out their online registration form. If you would like a pre-lesson on Snow Science from the Boise WaterShed, please click here.