Ski & Splash Weekend 2019

It’s time to starting planning for Ski and Splash Weekend, January 31st to February 3rd.  This PARENT PLANNED EVENT is open to all STEM Friends and Family. Please pass along the information!

Dates and Details:
Ski Day: Friday, February 1st (CPS no school day) – Cascade Ski Mountain
Splash Day: Saturday, February 2nd – Kalahari Waterpark

Kalahari Group Registration Information:
We have secured some special rates for Kalahari for Friday and Saturday night.  Friday is no school so drive on up on Thursday night if you like or just drive up on Friday.  Kalahari Resorts does not have a group rate on Thursday night. Skiing will begin early Friday morning.

Kalahari Group Rates
Thursday 1/31/19 Regular Rates
Friday 2/1/19 $189
Saturday 2/2/19 $209

Please call to make a reservation 877-525-2427 Block name “STEM Family Ski Trip”

The hotel block rate will only be valid until 12/15/2018

Cascade Mountain Group Registration Information:

All group sales are now being handled by your group leaders who are Steve and Rebecca Horrighs, please visit to purchase all of your Cascade Mountain activities including skiing/snowboard equipment rentals, lift tickets, tubing and the Group Ski/Snowboard 90-minute lesson, children must be at least 10 years old.

Waiver and permission slips can be downloaded here:

Please fill them out and send them to us accordingly via email to kids@horrighs.comNote: everyone getting a lift ticket or tubing pass needs a waiver.   Anyone’s waivers not on sent in as of 1/21/19 will have money refunded. As a group, we cannot get any tickets without 100% of the wavers collected.  If you are refunded this will mean you have no special rate tickets.

The Cascade Kids program is available children ages 4-10, the cost is $60.00 for a 3-hour lesson, this also includes a snack.  Reservations can be made through  The Cascade Kids program we cannot collect any money or registration for it must be directly with Cascade.

Tickets will be distributed at the Cascade Lodge on Friday morning at 8:00 AM by your group leaders.

Registration will close on 1/21/19.  All waver forms due by 1/21/19.  No exceptions.