Big Mountain Program

Squaw Valley Academy’s Big Mountain Ski Program enables big mountain athletes to achieve a college-preparatory education while training full-time with the Squaw Valley Big Mountain Ski Team. Squaw Valley Academy and Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows have partnered to create a program that is custom tailored to meet the academic and training needs of competitive big mountain student athletes.

Squaw Valley Academy is an international, coeducational 9-12 California boarding school and day school located at Olympic Valley, CA near Lake Tahoe. Founded in 1978, outdoor education, with an emphasis on snow sports, is a core value of the school. With a 100% college acceptance rate, Squaw Valley Academy’s college-preparatory academic program emphasizes a nurturing environment to promote individualized learning. Visit or call 530.583.9393 to learn more. Squaw Valley Academy offers a supportive environment for ski/snowboard athletes on both a competitive and recreational level; former students include many elite athletes and Olympians.