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Q.        When and Where is the ISP Ski Trip?

A.         We travel to Asessippi Ski Resort, approximately 400 km from Winnipeg. A chartered bus will leave Winnipeg on Sunday February 24, 2019 at 6:00am from FRC, and 6:35am from OP. The bus will return approximately 8:15pm (OP) and 8:45pm (FRC) on Monday February 25, 2019. Students must find their own way to and from the schools. Students stay overnight at The Russell Inn with a shared room of four to six students (Separated Male & Female).


Q.        What is the total cost of the Ski Trip?

A.         The total cost of the Ski Trip is $200. Final payment will be needed by January 10, 2019. This includes transportation to the resort, equipment rental (skis, boots, poles and helmet), lessons, lunch and supper on Sunday February 24, and breakfast, lunch, and supper on Monday February 25.  


Q.        How many students can participate in the ISP Ski Trip?

A.         The ISP Ski Trip has a maximum of 40 ISP students (28 Spots reserved for full year students, 12 spots reserved for 2nd semester students). A Minimum of 15 full year ISP students must sign up by October 25 for the trip to go ahead.


Q.        Is the trip for beginners or experienced skiers?

A.         The ISP Ski Trip is designed for skiers of all levels. First time skiers will receive a lesson on a smaller hill. All experienced skiers are required to have their ability to turn and stop in a controlled fashion evaluated before being given a lift pass. 


Q.        Can I snowboard instead of Ski?

A.         Yes, students can choose either Skiing or Snowboarding but cannot switch back and forth, unless they are finding one too difficult. Snowboarders are required to wear wrist guards, which will be provided for you.


Q.        Do I have to wear a helmet?

A.         Yes, all ISP students are required to wear a helmet. One will be provided for you.


Q.        What type of clothing is appropriate?

A.         Ski/Snow pants are mandatory! In addition students need to bring gloves or mitts, a warm jacket, a neck warmer or scarf, sunglasses or ski goggles, and a hat that covers their ears. Students are encouraged to borrow clothing from friends or family if needed. 


Q.        How do I get permission to attend the trip from my school and parents?

A.         Permission to miss class on Monday February 25 will be taken care of by the ISP office. In addition a permission form will be emailed directly from our office to your parents or agent.


For any questions, please contact our Activities Facilitator:

Paul Friesen, Activities Facilitator
P: 204.488.1767  Ext. 1132
pafriesen@pembinatrails.ca

ISP Ski Trip FAQs

Q.        When and Where is the ISP Ski Trip?

A.         We travel to Asessippi Ski Resort, approximately 400 km from Winnipeg. A chartered bus will leave Winnipeg on Sunday February 24, 2019 at 6:00am from FRC, and 6:35am from OP. The bus will return approximately 8:15pm (OP) and 8:45pm (FRC) on Monday February 25, 2019. Students must find their own way to and from the schools. Students stay overnight at The Russell Inn with a shared room of four to six students (Separated Male & Female).


Q.        What is the total cost of the Ski Trip?

A.         The total cost of the Ski Trip is $200. Final payment will be needed by January 10, 2019. This includes transportation to the resort, equipment rental (skis, boots, poles and helmet), lessons, lunch and supper on Sunday February 24, and breakfast, lunch, and supper on Monday February 25.  


Q.        How many students can participate in the ISP Ski Trip?

A.         The ISP Ski Trip has a maximum of 40 ISP students (28 Spots reserved for full year students, 12 spots reserved for 2nd semester students). A Minimum of 15 full year ISP students must sign up by October 25 for the trip to go ahead.


Q.        Is the trip for beginners or experienced skiers?

A.         The ISP Ski Trip is designed for skiers of all levels. First time skiers will receive a lesson on a smaller hill. All experienced skiers are required to have their ability to turn and stop in a controlled fashion evaluated before being given a lift pass. 


Q.        Can I snowboard instead of Ski?

A.         Yes, students can choose either Skiing or Snowboarding but cannot switch back and forth, unless they are finding one too difficult. Snowboarders are required to wear wrist guards, which will be provided for you.


Q.        Do I have to wear a helmet?

A.         Yes, all ISP students are required to wear a helmet. One will be provided for you.


Q.        What type of clothing is appropriate?

A.         Ski/Snow pants are mandatory! In addition students need to bring gloves or mitts, a warm jacket, a neck warmer or scarf, sunglasses or ski goggles, and a hat that covers their ears. Students are encouraged to borrow clothing from friends or family if needed. 


Q.        How do I get permission to attend the trip from my school and parents?

A.         Permission to miss class on Monday February 25 will be taken care of by the ISP office. In addition a permission form will be emailed directly from our office to your parents or agent.


For any questions, please contact our Activities Facilitator:

Paul Friesen, Activities Facilitator
P: 204.488.1767  Ext. 1132
pafriesen@pembinatrails.ca

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