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MACkite Snowkiting Camps

Snowkiting

For more info, call us at 1-800-622-4655 or e-mail us.

Also check out the Snowkiting FAQs for more info!

Join MACkite for a snowkite lesson or camp!

This winter MACkite is offering 2-hour and 1-day lessons, and 2-day camps. All lessons are offered on Thursdays through Sundays.

Pricing (Sign up with a friend and save $$$):

Intro Ground Lesson: $99 for 2 hours. This lesson will cover kite setup, safety, launching, landing, wind window and basic flying skills.

1-day Lesson: $199 for 1 day (3 - 4 hours). Sign up one or two of your buddies and save $50 per additional person.

2-day Camp: $349 for a 2-day camp (6 - 8 hours total). Sign up one or two of your buddies and save $50 per additional person.

Lessons and Camps book fast, so call and schedule your lesson well in advance.

Notice: if you are under 18 years of age you must have a parent or guardian sign a release waiver prior to taking lessons.

Lessons are weather dependant, and take place whenever we have safe and reliable ice and snow conditions. Book now!


Snowkiting

What's Included: Lessons and camps include all necessary kites and harnesses; you must bring your own protective gear (a helmet is mandatory) and skis or snowboard. We operate our school with a maximum of 2 students per instructor to maximize your learning potential and enjoyment.

What is covered: We will strive to pair students of similar experience levels, so that each group's needs are met. If you are a total newbie, we will start with trainer kites and kite theory to build your experience from scratch. Don't fear however, we find that even complete beginners are generally riding significant distances by the end of day 1. More experienced kite fliers are often holding their ground, or even riding upwind by the end of that first day. This is why we love to teach on snow, your progress is double or triple what it is in the water.

What to expect: Dress warm in layers. Imagine you are going to start out dressed as if you were downhill skiing and riding a long chair lift in between runs (meaning short periods of activity). As the day progresses, your activity level will increase nearly to the extent of cross-country skiing. You may need to remove a layer, so plan ahead.

Protective gear list: a ski/snowboard helmet (mandatory), knee and elbow pads (recommended), and butt/hip pads (optional).

 





BoardSports Center | 217 S. Beechtree | Grand Haven, MI 49417 | P: 616-607-9355 | Toll Free: 1-800-622-4655
BSC Hours | Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

MACkite Shop | 106 Washington | Grand Haven, MI 49417
Shop Hours | Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Sun: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Our hours vary by season, but we're open year 'round!