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All students in Grades 6-8 participate in a Ski Week in February each year. The students travel in their grade level group. Grade 7 will travel to Shizukuishi in Iwate Prefecture, staying at the Prince Hotel.
All beginner and intermediate students are required to take lessons to ensure student safety and familiarity with the mountain.
5:45am from CA
You may drop your child off and pick them up at Itami airport. Please email the trip leader so they know.
9:00pm Friday to CA
Mr. Serge Labrecque
Please contact Canadian Academy directly if you require any information regarding the trip.
〒020-0593 Takakura Onsen, Shizukuishi-Cho Iwate-Gun, Iwate
Ski (skis, boots & poles) or Snowboard (board & boots) are provided in the cost of the trip. However, students are invited to bring their own equipment if they prefer.
There will be lessons given to all 7th grade students who are not advanced. Lessons will be given in ability-based groups. Lessons will be approximately ¥5,000 for two hours, at a ratio of 10 students per instructor.
Please pay for the lessons when you complete the student info & permission form.
Please note that, if deemed necessary to ensure safety, additional lessons maybe given and billed after the trip.
Students will need to bring a pack lunch on Wednesday
Students will should bring ¥6,000 - ¥7,000 for meals and snacks
This will cover lunch on 2 days and dinner at airport on Friday
Day 1 Wednesday
meet on the front steps of CA
bus leaves for Itami Airport
check-in Itami Airport North Terminal 1F JAL - Sunshine Tour Counter
flight JAL 2171 departs for Akita Airport
flight arrives at Akita Airport
board waiting bus for Shizukuishi
arrive at Shizukuishi
Arrive at Shizukuishi Prince Hotel: Change clothes in room, lockers/passes
Ski Lesson students go to lessons with supervising teachers
Non-lesson - depart for gondola - take to top with remaining teachers
*Downhill skiers/boarders level “test”
Begin./inter. people meet-take gondola down. Advance ski down.
Directly to night skiing
Go to room, change, hang out, get ready for dinner
Social time in corridor
Quiet time in rooms
Lights out. Teachers check.
Day 2 Thursday
Breakfast: second floor restaurant
Organize groups, get equipment, get to Gondola by 8:15
Ski & Snowboard
Ski & Snowboard
Meet for gondola and advanced ski down
Directly to night skiing or sledding
Go to room, get ready for dinner
Day 3 Friday
Complete packing and cleaning of rooms, put bags outside room
Organize into ski groups
Depart for slopes
Ski, snowboard, and eat lunch
Return to hotel
Room check, etc.
Leave hotel by bus to Akita Airport
Arrive at Akita Airport
Depart on airplane (JAL-2176)
Arrive at Itami Airport