Ski jumping, scary? Not to these youngsters!

Sharon resident Lauren Paine, 9, was one of 30 young people who attended the Salisbury Winter Sports Association’s ski jump camp at Satre Hill on Dec. 29 and 30. Photo by Asher Pavel

SALISBURY — The Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) sponsored a two-day ski jump camp for boys and girls on Dec. 29 and 30 at the SWSA jumps at Satre Hill — although on the smaller of the jumps.

SWSA Director Jack Phelps said that 30 young people from ages 5 to 13 attended the camp, which ran from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days.

Campers learned the two essentials of ski jumping: safety and control.

Lunch was served each day and all participants were given a T-shirt. Tuition for the two-day camp was $40 per skier.

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