OPERATIONAL NOTICE! February 27th 12:30pm The ski resort is temporarily closed due to risk of lightning. The forecasted storm system is currently moving fast through the area and expectations to reopen for the remainder of today is still possible. It has not rained yet at MSLM as of time of notice. Updates will be posted here throughout the operational day.

Josl Huter Snow-school Academy Indigenous Scholarship Program

Josl Huter Academy Scholarship for Indigenous Youth – for those who love winter!

Do you have a passion for winter, eager to dive into the exhilarating worlds of skiing or snowboarding? The Mount St Louis Moonstone (MSLM) Instructor Training Academy welcomes you to seize the opportunity to transform your winter wonderland dreams into reality with its Training Academy scholarship. This scholarship commemorates the ski area’s founder and proud Ski Instructor Josl Huter.

Benefits That Propel You Forward:

  1. Paid Teaching/Assisting Time: Your dedication is valued, and as a scholarship recipient, you’ll receive compensation wages for your contributions to the MSLM Instructor Training Program.
  2. GOLD YOUTH Podium Pass: Unleash your potential on the slopes with a complimentary GOLD YOUTH Podium Pass, valued at $885+hst, offering unrestricted access to elevate your skiing or snowboarding experience.
  3. Waived Uniform Rental Fee: Immerse yourself in the MSLM spirit without financial constraints – this Scholarship covers your $75 uniform rental fee!
  4. Cafeteria Discount: Stay fueled and focused with a 30% discount at our cafeteria during your training sessions.
  5. On Snow and Indoor Training: Enjoy a comprehensive program that includes on-snow and indoor training, designed to equip you with the skills needed to thrive as an instructor.
  6. Preparation for Entry Level Certification: Lay a strong foundation for your winter sports teaching career with preparation for entry-level certifications, setting you on the path to professional success.
  7. OSRA’S Basic Teaching Handbook and Passports: Be job-ready with essential teachings outlined in the OSRA’S basic teaching handbook and passports.
  8. Rossignol/Corbett’s $750 Credit: Begin your gear collection with a $750 credit towards Rossignol ski equipment and/or outdoor clothing from Corbett’s.

Why Choose the MSLM Instructor Training Academy:

  • Professional Training: Receive top-notch training in technique, ski/snowboard progression, and teaching approaches from industry experts.
  • Employment Opportunities: Work within the Mount St Louis Moonstone Snow School, earning income while gaining valuable teaching experience.
  • Prepared for Certification Courses: Be fully prepared to take on certification courses, ensuring you’re recognized as a certified instructor in the winter sports community.

Inclusivity and Growth Opportunities:

Traditionally, the MSLM Training Academy has sought candidates with intermediate skiing and snowboarding skills. However, in the true spirit of Josl Huter who believed strongly in providing opportunities for growth; this scholarship welcomes individuals with beginner skiing and riding skills. Successful candidates may receive support over multiple seasons to nurture their development.

Don’t miss this chance to carve your path in the snow sports industry. Apply now for the MSLM Instructor Training Academy Scholarship and let your passion for skiing or snowboarding transform into a fulfilling and rewarding career.

 

**MSLM uses the term “Indigenous” in place of “Aboriginal” as held in the spirit of its use in section 35(2) of the Canadian Constitution, to refer inclusively to members of First Nations, status and non-status, treaty and non-treaty Indians, Métis, and Inuit peoples in Canada, recognizing that many people prefer the terms that are specific and traditional to their communities.

Award Eligibility – Athletes must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
  • Indigenous youth ages 14-18
  • Must have a deep love for the outdoors, winter, and a strong desire to learn or to improve skiing and/or snowboarding
  • Provide two (2) references and provide their relationship and contact information
  • include a short essay (500-1000 words or less), telling us who you are, what makes you love winter and why you should be a recipient of the Josl Huter Training Academy Scholarship from Mount St. Louis Moonstone ski resort.

2022/23 Scholarship Recipients

(pictured Left to Right):

Hiland Monague
Eve Cosco
Mia Harris
MSLM Snow Pro Trainer – Vincent Chabot