The Copper Chopper program at Copper Mountain, Colorado is a wonderful ski and snowboard program that focuses on fun, skiing skills, mountain etiquette, outdoor safety, and personal growth for youth from ages 8 - 18. Kids ski and ride with an instructor from 9 AM - 2:30 PM on Saturdays or Sundays in an 8 or 4 week program.

To learn more about the program, contact Copper Mountain Youth Programs at:

  • Phone:  866-385-0144 or 970-968-3023
  • Fax:  970-968-3190
  • E-mail:  youthprograms@coppercolorado.com
  • Mailing Address:
  • Copper Youth Programs
    PO Box 3488
    Copper Mountain, CO 80443

Richard Garcia is a full certified alpine ski instructor with Copper Mountain who loves to share his 30+ years of teaching/coaching with kids from age 5 to 80+. You may reserve a private lesson with him by contacting him at Richard@CopperChoppers.net.

Copper Mountain is home for the most advanced ski and ride instructors on the planet. For information on ski and snowboard classes, click on:

Group Lessons for Adults and Youth

Private Lessons