Snow sports

Includes: Skiing, snowboarding, alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, Nordic skiing, Telemark skiing, dry slope skiing, sledging, tobogganing, donutting, snow shoeing, Indoors, Outdoors, Adventurous, Nature and the great outdoors, Sports

Activity time:
1 meeting


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There's no fun like snow fun

Skiing, snowboarding, sledging, tobogganing - there are so many exciting ways to enjoy the snow.


Snowsports include all activities where girls slide across snow or simulated snow.

To take part in snowsports with girls, you will need to find a reputable local provider with qualified instructors.

Planning checklist

Safety notes

See the safety regulations for advice on helmets and terrain.

Instructors must hold the qualification appropriate to the activity and venue/terrain according to the British Association of Snowsport Instructors (BASI) or Snowsport England.

Make sure that instructors are qualified to teach the age of children that you are taking along.

  • Skiing and snowboarding must take place on recognised pistes, dry ski slopes or prepared tracks.
  • For off-piste activities (such as sledging) the leader of the party must have appropriate experience, enabling them to be confident that the terrain is suitable and safe.
  • It is good practice to use helmets for snowsports (and is mandatory in some countries).
  • Seek local advice on the terrain and liaise with an Outdoor Activities Adviser.
  • Be aware of land designated for wildlife and other environmental interests and avoid these areas where possible.
Section Number of girls per adult
Rainbows 5
Brownies 8
Guides 12

How many adults are needed?

Use this calculator to find out the ratio of girls to adults that is required for this activity

2 adults needed


  • An Activity Information and Consent form is required to participate in this activity - PDF | Word
  • A Risk Assessment form is required for this activity - PDF

Remember - you can use one consent form for multiple activities