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  • Skill Development Programs for Children

    The Skill Development Program (SDP) is comprised of three levels or stages, Bunnyrabbit, Jackrabbit and Track Attack. The overall objective of the program is to assist children in the development of a love of the outdoors, a healthy lifestyle, excellent technical skills and a good level of physical fitness within a sport environment. The programs are:

    The Bunnyrabbit Program (five and under) is directed at children in the ‘Active Start’ stage of development.

    The Jackrabbit Program (six-nine years) is directed at children in the ‘FUNdamentals’ stage of development.

    The Track Attack Program (ten -12 years) is directed at children in the ‘Learning to Train’ stage of development.

                                                                                    GETTING STARTED

    Do you want to get involved with organizing a Skill Development Program (SDP) for your club? The Skill Development Programmers guidebook has all the information that you need to develop a program for your club. Get involved TODAY!

    SDP Programmers Guide Book:Click Here

    More Resource on Ski Playgrounds: Click Here to see the CCC Ski Playground video please Click Here

                                                                           COMPLEMENTARY PROGRAMS

    Skill Development Camps
    are an integral part of a progressive club athlete development system. Camps can help children learn ski related technical skills, teamwork, self reliance and good eating habits. They can facilitate the recruitment of new participants, motivate, promote friendships, influence lifestyle choices and provide a positive introduction to activities that encourage physical fitness.

    Racing Rocks! is a Skill Development program dedicated to introducing children to the fun aspects of competition. A Ski Tournament, Team Sprint or Nordic Ski Cross is a one-day extravaganza of special activities. The objective of the event is to encourage participation, teamwork and technique.

    Ski-at-School Programs by AltaGas and CCC : There are a number of ways in which children can be introduced to cross-country skiing through their school. 


    As CCC's official supplier of Eyewear, JULBO Canada is pleased to offer significant discounts to CCC's Skill Development Programs' participants.

    Registered SDP participants benefit from a 25% discount on all JUNIOR models


    1. The discount is available to each SDP participant registered for the current year.
    2. A coupon code will be communicated to SDP participants parents by the club SDP coordinator. The coupon code is valid up to June 30th and renewed thereafter for the new membership year.
    3. The coupon code may be used multiple times but is reserved for registered club members. Please do not share your coupon code with non-members in order to preserve this benefit.
    4. Visit https://julbo-canada.ca/collections/junior and select the model of your choice
    5. If you are looking for more detailed technical specifications you can find the info on Julbo International website: https://www.julbo.com
    NB: Julbo-Canada's website is currently only available in English but translation is in progress. Julbo International website is fully bilingual.