Figured it's good to pull together and try to organize all the resources available to U12 parents. These are very good informative resources for parents, to understand athlete development and how coaches draft season plans, put things in context etc.
Canada's Long-Term Athlete Development is a great resource for any parent and any sport and the basis for the ski-specific Aim2Win: www.canadiansportforlife.ca/parents. There's a lot of stuff to read there, please take some time to browse this great resource.
Some of the interesting snippets from there:
Aim2Win is the Canadian skier development plan, derived from LTAD above. Read more at www.alpinecanada.org/alpine/development-alpine.
Here are some notes, so you know what to expect during a U12 season:
Snow stars is the skills progression for these stages of development - we target level 7 by 12 years old: manual
CSCF Snow Stars levels playlist
There is a CSCF iOS App targetted specifically at U12, for under 2$, I highly recommend buying it.
The basics of equipment are covered here: Ski equipment for U10-U16.
Read this for ski tuning ideas - don’t over-complicate it at this age: Ski equipment and tuning for U12 and U14.
Read this for things to watch out for and common mistakes: Be a good coach and check the equipment.