Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation (BBSEF) is the Treasure Valley's premier ski and snowboard program. Located in Boise and operating at Bogus Basin, we offer winter programs for children and adults. Whether you are a recreational skier or snowboarder l

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Celebrate sharing the love of skiing and riding

with a toast to the past and support for the future!


Equal parts skiers' reunion and new member meet and greet, Welcome Winter is where old friends welcome new friends to BBSEF.  We dream of the season ahead and raise funds that help the Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation deliver on the promise of sharing the joy of competition with Treasure Valley youth. 


Reserve October 18, 2019 on your calendar for the 27th annual Welcome Winter at JUMP in downtown Boise! The festivities begin at 6:00 pm Parking is avialable on the 3rd and 4th floor, we are in the Pioneer room on the 6th floor.  Suggested attire is Festive Casual.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook as we celebrate putting smiles on kids' faces while they build a lifelong love of sport.


2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation is privileged to Honor The Bolinder/Richards Families four generations of support to the Bogus Basin Ski Education Foundation as parents, athletes, course crew, coaches, volunteers and board president.

With Special Recognition To:
Tina Bolinder Richards, Tim Richards,
 Clint Bolinder and Blake Richards

Come celebrate with us!

To date, Welcome Winter has

  • Funded gates, start ramps, timing shacks, hardware, software, coaches' coats, video equipment and vans as well as furniture, shelving and flooring for the Jason Harper Training Center
  • Helped BBSEF grow into a program that offers development opportunities for competitive skiers and snowboarders ages six to 199; from Mitey Mite to high school, to USSA, FIS and Masters competitors

Best of all, Welcome Winter makes it possible for BBSEF athletes to apply the discipline of sport to success as Olympians, scholars and leaders in their communities.

Together, we build healthy communities through competition.