Killington Resort to Host Dora the Explorer and Chuckie from Rugrats Feb. 3

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 17 2006 - 10:22 AM

KILLINGTON, Vermont ??” Killington Resort has partnered with Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products to bring Dora the Explorer and Chuckie from Rugrats to Killington for a week of fun-filled kids activities Jan. 30th through February 3rd.

In addition, Kids Ski and Learn FREE weeks during the month of January offers free skiing and snowboarding, rentals and lessons for kids whose parents purchase Killington Ski Week packages.

Along with Dora the Explorer and Chuckie from Rugrats, Andy the Music Man will be in Ramshead Lodge leading a sing-along for kids of all ages, featuring Nickelodeon’s most popular songs. Throughout the week there will be ice cream parties, opportunities to win a ride on one of Killington’s grooming machines, a magic show, and lots of free giveaways from Killington and Nickelodeon. Dora and Chuckie will arrive on February 3rd at 9:00 a.m. to pose for photographs. Afterwards they will have lunch in the Ramshead Lodge, providing an additional photo opportunity for families. Check for the full schedule of events.

An exclusive line of Nickelodeon winter apparel featuring kid’s favorite characters is available at Killington Sports at the Snowshed and Ramshead Lodges, as well as at all seven American Skiing Company resorts.

“January Kids Ski & Learn FREE week will be a great opportunity for families to spend time together at Killington,” said Dave Rathbun, Killington’s vice president of sales and brand management. “By involving Nickelodeon characters, such as Dora and Chuckie, kids will be encouraged to get outside and play in the snow.”

Killington Kids Ski and learn FREE

Kids ages 4-18 enjoy FREE lift tickets, Perfect Turn lessons and rentals in January when parents book a three-day, three-night or more midweek ski vacation including lodging and adult lift tickets. The offer is available on a one-child-per-adult basis. Three-day, three-night midweek packages start at $199 per night for a family of two adults and two children. For reservations visit or call 800-621-MTNS.