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Students take over Killington for College weeks

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Jan. 5-17 - KILLINGTON - Calling all college students! Killington Mountain Resort hosts Killington College weeks from Jan. 5 through 17, filled with loads of activities both on and off the hill. Enjoy scavenger hunts and tubing parties along with nightly off-hill activities and parties for college students. Students will receive discounts at restaurants, nightclubs and retail shops along the Killington Road.
The Collegiate Winter Games events include:
Scavenger Hunt
Tuesdays, Jan. 7 & 14
Scavenger Hunt is a resort wide adventure hunt for teams or individuals. Each member of your team must be a Blue Square or above skier/rider to enter this event. Ski/ride around the resort to find strategically placed Logos, about the size of a piece of paper and return to check-in to win prizes! You'll receive a prize for each logo that you return to check-in. The more you find, the more you'll win. The check-in booth for this event will be located right outside of Snowshed Lodge at the base of Snowshed slope, open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
After party
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Check out the Monster Energy After Party at the Wobbly Barn for a night of fun & dancing. DJ Prime will be spinning beats all night, starting at 8 p.m. First 200 in the door get Monster swag. 21+ only with valid ID.
Tubing DJ party, Thursdays, Jan. 9 & 16           
The Tubing DJ Party will be an evening of fun including tubing, DJ, dancing, pizza and beverages at the Tubing Park/Parkside Pizza & Pub from 4 - 8 p.m. On-site sampling and Vineyard Vines will be displaying product and providing giveaways. Boarding for Breast Cancer will be set up promoting Cancer Awareness. 
Tons of area businesses offer discounts to college students during Killington College so be sure to check out to see where you can get the "good deal." College ID must be presented to utilize discounts.
For more info and complete schedule of events, visit