Hundreds of thousands of kids have been taught skiing and snowboarding by parents and other adults at a ski area just for them. Sky Tavern Ski area is located on the Mt.Rose Highway, 30 minutes from Reno. Every winter the program operates weekends with the parents helping for a few hours as the staff of Sky Tavern.Some parents are instructors, while other work in support roles such as the cafeteria, lift lines or other needed positions. Sky Tavern may best be described as a co-op. Parents and other adults giving up time, talent and treasure for the kids.