Participate Volunteer

Nordic Volunteer

The Nordic Program provides a relaxed atmosphere at Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort where our amazing volunteers spend the day with students skiing on waxless cross-country skis, Nordic sit-skis, or snowshoeing.

Volunteer Commitment:  We train you to work with adaptive students and equipment. Training begins in November and continues through January. Volunteering opportunities begin in January.xcrs_ski_trip_web

  • Platinum Volunteer: has already volunteered with the NSCD for 15+ years, 1 refresher training, 5 volunteer days. Earns lifetime pass to Winter Park Resort & Devil’s Thumb Ranch.
  • Gold Volunteer: 10 volunteer days, 4 training days. Earns free winter season pass to Winter Park Resort & Devils Thumb Ranch.
  • Silver Volunteer: 5 volunteer days, 4 training days. Earn 5 free ski days at Winter Park Resort.

Schedule: pick same day each week to volunteer throughout season


  • Must provide your own cross county equipment
  • Aerobic fitness is a must as some groups are very energetic and can ski over 9 miles in 90 minutes!
  • Must be 18+ years
  • Volunteer fees range from $25  to $60
  • Lunch is usually spent with the student and/or group

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