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WST School Holiday Programme

Looking for the fastest school holiday programme out? Train with WST ski racing these holidays!

School’s out! Come and join the Wanaka Ski Team at Cardrona and Treble Cone these July school holidays. We have a comprehensive race programme to improve all areas of your skiing, to help you be the best you possibly can.

If you want to know what it's like to train like a professional ski racer, what it feels like to challenge yourself and move past your comfort zone, come and ski with us these school holidays!

Spaces are limited. Please contact us for more information.

You can also read all our Programme Terms & Conditions here.

Register your interest for a WST school holiday camp!

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What's Included

  • On-snow training
    • If you would like to book additional weeks training outside of School Holidays, please contact us
    • Training with your coach (this may change due to group sizes and dynamics)
    • Training 5 days per week, Monday to Friday
  • Ability assessment and group allocation (at the discretion of the Head Coach)
  • Technical development and gate training 
  • Video analysis


  • Season pass for Cardrona and Treble Cone
  • Wanaka Ski Team branded outer ski jacket (required if training more than one week),
  • WST Soft Shell (mid-layer) is available to purchase 
  • Costs to travel to races, lift passes and entry at other mountains. 
  • Extra school holiday training days can be booked for an additional cost for anyone booked into our longer programmes. Please contact us.
  • September/October race training private lessons are available upon request with your preferred coach, please contact us.

U12 - 16 Added Extras

  • Homestay accommodation is available for $400/week. Please check out our Athlete Homestay info page & fill out the form to express your interest.

  • Transport to and from Cardrona/Treble Cone is available in conjunction with your selected training programme for U14, U16 & FIS. Please contact us for more information. Spaces are limited and are offered to athletes training at FIS level first, followed by U16 athletes. 

Can’t find the programme you’re looking for? Contact us for more information or for a quote on a tailor-made programme. Our friendly WST team are always happy to help!

Eligibility to race

All athletes must be a current member of Snow Sports NZ

We recommend all athletes join Wanaka Ski & Snow Sports Club (unless already a member of another NZ ski club). This is mandatory for anyone wishing to compete in National Points or FIS races. 

U14 - 16 athletes must ensure they have purchased a National Points licence so that they can compete in the series.

FIS athletes must ensure they have purchased a FIS license in order to compete at FIS level.  

For more race information and to view the NZ Competition Rules please click here

Equipment Requirements

U12 - 16

  • Slalom and Giant Slalom skis or a very good kombi ski

  • A helmet and back protector are compulsory for all training and racing

  • Physical training clothes and running shoes

U6, U8 & U10

  • Good carving skis

  • A helmet and back protector are compulsory for all training and racing

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