Home School Days 2024


Please Note: In order to obtain the HomeSchool rates a parent or legal guardian must provide us with documentation that identifies their children as home schooled. For Iowa resident's this could be the FERPA notification letter received from the district after filing the Form A. Nebraska resident's who are home schooling should show their Letter of Acknowledgement received from the Commissioner as evidence of their exempt school status. Before arriving, please follow the directions below so we can help you get on the slopes in a timely manner.

Please read before Arriving:

Having an account in our system REQUIRED to purchase tickets or participate in activities at Mt. Crescent. If you have not set up an account yet, or are running into issues purchasing products for other individuals, please be sure to follow the instructions below before adding items to your cart:

STEP 1: Click here to create an online account.

STEP 2: Add any minors, household members, or other individuals you will be purchasing products for under the "Associates" tab in your account. Make sure to use a valid email address for all adult Associates.

STEP 3: Add the waiver product to your cart. Click to access the waiver.

Step 4: Follow the check-out process and sign your e-waiver and e-waivers for any minors. You will not be able to sign a waiver for any adult Associates in your account, they will receive an email prompting them to create an account and sign their e-waiver (this option will save you time), or they can sign their waiver in person at the lodge. Visitors will only need to sign their waiver once per season.

You will receive a confirmation email with your purchase information and can access information in your account.

When you visit Mt. Crescent on the day(s) you selected, make sure to check in at the guest services counter upstairs at the lodge.  Remember to keep your lift pass on you at all times as they will be scanned at the lifts, and have fun!

On Homeschool days, we are open to the public for skiing & snowboarding.

Please Note: The Introductory Lessons are for children aged 9yrs and older due to the group teaching method used. No reservation is required. Continual rotating group lesson from 11am to 2pm. To book a private lesson please visit the lessons page and book online.

The included Introductory ski/snowboard lesson is one of our 123 Beginner Lessons - A 30-45min introduction to skiing and snowboarding using our “Station Rotation” method of teaching. We'll teach you the basic one, two, three’s of skiing or snowboarding! And if you don’t get it the first time, don’t worry, just jump back in and try it again!

Please Read Before Arrival!

WAIVER A waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian for anyone under 18 years of age. Every person must have a signed waiver before doing any activity at Mt. Crescent Ski Area.

Mt. Crescent is not responsible for weather conditions and snow conditions due to weather, please check conditions prior to making your purchase as no refunds will be given. Mt. Crescent holds the right to close at any given time due to weather and/or unfavorable conditions. Mt. Crescent holds the right to close or modify hours of operations at any given time if it is deemed in the best interest of the business and or the safety and well being of our guests and employees.