This Ski school trip to Minakami is perfect for IB CAS, Sports and Physical Education students. Here’s our Ski tour program in Japan at a glance:
- Days 1-5: gear fitting, safety briefing, ski classes, taiko drumming class, Japanese culture & history interactive lecture, calligraphy class, team-building games
- Day 6: mountain trails guided trek, folk-craft session at local village, team games, reflection session, onsen
Like what you see? Discover Minakami’s snowy wonders in our detailed itinerary below! But remember, all our school trips are completely customisable.
*Prices based on groups of 20 students and 2 free teachers.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Hello Minakami
Meet The Learning Adventure’s ski rep at the airport and hop on board your transfer to one of Japan’s top ski destinations: Minakami. Drive through the beautiful winter landscapes surrounding Tokyo before arriving at the purpose-built lodge.
Get fitted for your gear in preparation for tomorrow. Listen up at a safety briefing from your ski rep to make sure you’re ready.
Days 2-5: Intensive Ski/Snowboard Lessons
Hit the slopes. Ski classes run every day from 10.30-12.30 and 13.30-15.30. Enjoy lunch on the slopes so you have as much time to ski as possible. After jam-packed days of skiing or snowboarding, get engaged with various evening activities, like traditional taiko drumming, an interactive lecture about Japanese culture and history, a calligraphy class and team-building games.
Day 6: Rustic Japan
Swap your ski boots for snowshoes and embark on a guided trek along stunning mountain trails. As you admire the scenery, learn about the area’s wildlife, including hibernation habits and diets.
Roll your sleeves up for a traditional folk-craft session at a local village after lunch.
Take part in a reflection session and awards ceremony before enjoying some team games. Or you can choose to go to a traditional Japanese onsen!
Then, it’s home time. But it’s not over. Japan’s snowy wonders will stay with you!