Ski Areas of New York's Passport Program

The NY 4th Grade Ski & Ride Passport program is set for another season. Not only does it offer free skiing for kids with a paying adult* but also if your child has never skied before we also offer a Learn to Ski or Snowboard package option. You can choose either one for this season.

The 4th Grade Ski & Ride Passport Program works this way:

Fill out an application.

Send it in with $19 and proof of being in 4th Grade, consisting of a last quarter 3rd grade report card or first quarter 4th Grade Report Card, progress report or even a copy of the birth certificate (see our FAQ for more information on proof of grade).

Choose on the application if you want the Learn to Ski or Snowboard booklet OR the 4th Grade Ski & Ride For Free booklet.

Fax or mail in the application and fee (Visa/Mastercard/Discover/American Express, Checks or Money Order accepted).

In late November/early December you will receive your booklet for those who apply now but after the initial shipment booklets will be mailed out daily. * $20 processing fee applies.

To learn more about this program visit