Wednesday, January 2 - Thursday, January 3, 2019
Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley, NC

  • Make new friends from across the region
  • Hit the slopes with equipment rental and lessons included - no experience is necessary!
  • Enjoy being active and in the great outdoors
  • Choose between skiing and snowboarding

This event is co-sponsored by NFTY-SAR, Camp Coleman, and 6 Points Sports Academy!

Tentative Schedule

January 2

8:00 AM Buses depart from Atlanta
12:00 PM Arrive at Cataloochee
Eat Lunch
Get fitted for equipment
1:00 PM Begin skiing/boarding
Lessons for beginners
6:00 PM Depart ski area
Check-in to Retreat Center
8:00 PM Fun evening activity
9:30 PM In rooms
10:30 PM Lights Out


January 3

8:00 AM Breakfast
Drive to ski area
9:00 AM Skiing/boarding at Cataloochee
12:00 PM Lunch
5:00 PM Depart ski area
Dinner on the road
9:30 PM Buses arrive in Atlanta

Schedule is subject to change!

Regular: $285 USD
Register by Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Space Available: $300 USD
Register after Wednesday, December 5, 2018
(must be approved by regional director)

This event is open to any Jewish teen in grades 6 to 8.
Atlanta Bus fee: $80

  • Cost includes all meals, lodging, lift tickets, ski/snowboard rentals, helmet rentals, and a lesson. There is an additional fee for bus transportation, jacket rental, and bib rental.
  • Registration will be accepted after December 5, 2018 on a space-available basis.
  • Teens are expected to participate in the entire event. Fees are set at a full package rate and unfortunately we cannot prorate registration.
Bus from Atlanta is organized by NFTY-SAR. Travel from all other cities is by carpool or organized by your synagogue.

Drop-off/Pick-up location Address Drop-off Time Pick-up Time Fee
Temple Emanu-El 1580 Spalding Dr, Atlanta, GA 30350 8:00 AM 9:30 PM $80
Cataloochee Ski Area (via car) 1080 Ski Lodge Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 287511 12:00 PM 4:30 PM

A pre-event email will be sent out 10 days before the event.
If you need to cancel, the registration fees you paid will be refunded as follows:

Through December 6, 2018 – 90% Through December 13, 2018 – 75% Through December 20, 2018 – 50%

After December 20, 2018 we will not be able to issue any refunds for cancellation. If you have a documented medical emergency and must cancel after December 20, 2018 you will be refunded 75% of the registration fees you paid. Please note that we cannot offer credits in exchange of refunds.

All cancellation must be in writing. We will accept cancellations by email to We’re sorry, but we cannot accept cancellations over the phone. Please allow up to six weeks after the conclusion of the event for your refund to be processed.