Volunteer Information

We are seeking volunteers to lead snowshoe field trips up at Bogus Basin for 3rd -6th grade classes throughout the months of January, February and March. It is a very rewarding experience to be out on the snow exploring with these groups and sharing your passion for winter and the environment with the next generation.

Location: Bogus Basin Nordic Center (Frontier Point Lodge is about 45 min from town)

Field Trip Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays during January, February and March from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Required Commitment: Suggested minimum of leading or “shadowing” 3 field trips

Required Training: Minimum of 2 in-person trainings. 1 Orientation and 1 On-Snow.

Optional Training: Winter Ecology, Snow Science, and Igloo Construction trainings will occur through the winter


2017 Training Schedule

*SnowSchool Activities training day: Saturday, December 17th, 8:45am- 3pm, Bogus Basin Frontier Point Nordic Lodge

*Help Build an Igloo day: Sunday, December 18th, 8:45am- 3pm, Bogus Basin Frontier Point Nordic Lodge

*SnowSchool Activities training day: Saturdays, December 31st, 8:45am- 3pm, Bogus Basin Frontier Point Nordic Lodge

* Snow Science with FS Hydrologist Brian Anderson and Winter Ecology with FS Botanist Edna Rey-Vizgirdas : Tuesday, January 3rd, 8:45am-3pm, Bogus Basin Frontier Point Nordic Lodge



Ilyse Sakamoto, SnowSchool Coordinator:  snowschool@bogusbasin.org or (208)377-3737


Kerry: kmcclay@winterwildlands.org

Peg: peg@bogusbasin.org, 332-5190 (office in town), 332-5390 (Nordic Center)