Blind skiers on the slopes.

LightHouse Youth Will Ski with Sierra Regional Ski for Light

In early February LightHouse youth will travel up to Truckee for a day of cross-country skiing and snow shoeing with Sierra Regional Ski for Light (SRSFL).

Our adventure will begin when we meet at LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters. We’ll drive up to Folsom and spend a fun evening at LightHouse Margie Donavan’s home. On Saturday morning we’ll meet our SRKFL guides at the Tahoe Donner Cross-Country Center in Truckee for our adventure in the snow. Saturday evening we’ll travel back to San Francisco, returning to the LightHouse at about 9:00 p.m.

Who: Blind or low vision youth between the ages of 14 and 24
What: Overnight snowshoe and cross-country skiing trip
When: Friday, February 5 through Saturday, February 6
Where: Depart LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters at 6:00 p.m. on Friday; return to San Francisco at 9:00 p.m. on Saturday
Waiver: Each participant must submit a LightHouse Youth Program waiver form, if they have not done so for a previous outing
Things to bring: Sleeping bag, overnight toiletries, any necessary medication (student must be able to self-administer), snow pants and or warm layers of clothing for snow shoeing or cross country skiing
Cost: $80 includes ski pass, rentals, food, lodging and transportation
Applications: Participants must submit completed LightHouse and SRSFL applications to Jamey Gump no later the Friday January 8

Space is limited to 10 participants, so register early.

To RSVP or form more information, please contact Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator, at (415) 694-7372 or jgump@lighthouse-sf.org.