Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass partners up with Family Channel’s new movie “Cloud 9” for exciting on location events.

This winter, the Canadian Ski Council’s (CSC) Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass program is partnering with Family Channel and Disney XD Canada with the premiere of the new Disney Channel Original Movie, Cloud 9. Cloud 9 is the exciting winter flick that is set in the competitive world of snowboarding, and stars Dove Cameron (Liv and Maddie) and Luke Benward (Good Luck Charlie).  Family Channel will debut this new movie on Friday, January 17 and the Disney XD Canada premiere will air Sunday, January 26.

Join the Family Channel, Disney XD Canada and the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass team as we make stops at ski resorts across the country, providing fun activities at the ski hill including a designated Cloud 9 run, a photo session with a pro sports photographer, free giveaways, the chance to win a trip for four to Big White Ski Resort and the opportunity to sign up for a Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass – the best ski and ride deal across Canada. The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass provides the opportunity to ski and snowboard for free to nine and ten year old children, three times at each of the 150+ participating ski areas across the country.  For information on the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass, please visit www.snowpass.ca

Skiers and snowboarders looking to join in on these special festivities can, by visiting a participating ski area during the tour this winter.  The first Cloud 9 tour stop will take place on January 4-5 at Snow Valley in Barrie, Ontario and Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia, followed by January 11-12, 2014 at Blue Mountain in Collingwood, Ontario and Nakiska in Kananaskis, Alberta. The following weekend (January 18-19), Family Channel, Disney XD and the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass team will be at Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, BC and Mt. St. Louis Moonstone in Coldwater, Ontario.   For all event details, please visit Family.ca

As part of the Cloud 9 tour, Family.ca and DisneyXD.ca are also gearing up for the ski season with a cool new contest where kids can enter to win a trip for four to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, BC. Kids enter now at disneyxd.ca and then can tune in during the premiere of the movie on both Family (Jan. 17) and Disney XD (Jan. 26) to get secret bonus codes for additional contest entries.

Family Channel is a premium, commercial-free network offering the best in family television entertainment in approximately 6 million homes across Canada. Dedicated to celebrating family life and providing a fun experience for all, Family airs a unique mix of series, movies and specials, with a large portion of programming supplied by Disney.  For more information visit Family.ca

Disney XD is an advertising-supported digital specialty network and multiplatform brand offering a compelling mix of high definition live-action and animated programming to homes across Canada. Disney XD features series, movies and short form content that focus on comedy, discovery, accomplishment and adventure. Disney XD programming is also available through dedicated on demand and broadband services. Visit us at DisneyXD.ca.

The Canadian Ski Council (CSC) is a national, not for profit organization with the goal of increasing participation in recreational snowboarding, alpine and cross-country skiing in Canada.  For more information visit www.skicanada.org

For additional information, please contact the Canadian Ski Council: [email protected]