alpine conditioning camp

Offered to alpine skiers who want to get a jump on the season through summer conditioning activities. Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy's Alpine Conditioning camp will provide passionate skiers with an opportunity to work with SBSTA's dedicated staff and special guests. The SBA campus provides a perfect home base to use while prepping for the upcoming ski season. Donner summit and all of it's challenging terrain will show athletes what it means to be "Mountain Strong!" Sessions will be focused on alpine conditioning with a special focus paid to in-line skating skills and drills which translate perfectly to alpine skiing. For additional information, contact Eric Harlow, Director of Alpine Programs.

Open to all children with birth years, 2002 - 2005

All accommodations will be fully adult supervised by coaches or chaperones.


Where: Sugar Bowl Academy
When: July 24th - July 29th, 2017
Head Coaches: Eric Harlow and Nick Santamaria
Camp Staff: SBSTA Coaches and special guests
Cost: $1,350 (boarding), $800(day)

While SBSTA camps are tailored to specific age groups and ski disciplines vary, all SBSTA camps strive to promote athletes' love and excitement for the sport of skiing while simultaneously instilling the principles of grit, grace, and courage. In addition to sport specific training, all SBSTA camps incorporate fun, skill-based adventures, and off snow events.

We use the latest high-level equipment and training aids to provide the best and most comprehensive training available. 



The camp includes all ground transfers from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Sugar Bowl Academy , meals, lodging, daily activities. Airfare and optional activity rental fees are not included.



All of your normal summer active wear, including bike helmet, sunscreen and lip balm SPF 30, one quart water bottle, small day pack, swim suit, towel, toiletry items, running shoes. A detailed packing list will be provided upon signup for camp. 


Travel and Transportation Information

Transport will be available from the Reno Tahoe International airport. Athletes traveling via air must land by 1:00pm to ensure baggage pickup prior to 1:30pm.  



All campers are expected to adhere to the code of conduct set forth by the Sugar Bowl Academy Student/Parent Handbook. All athletes are expected to be respectful and courteous to teammates, coaches, other campers and coaches,lodging and food service employees.

Drugs, alcohol, lack of respect, dishonesty, and other substandard values are not tolerated. Boys are not permitted in girls’ rooms and vice versa. Any violation of the drug and alcohol policy or mixed genders in the same room will result in immediate dismissal from the camp at the athlete’s expense. Quiet time and lights out will be strictly enforced.



Parents may call their athletes if they have a cell phone, but we will be asking athletes to turn their phones to silent during on-snow training, conditioning, meals, and meetings. We should have good Internet service so you can email and Skype them during down times. 


Medical issues/concerns

There is a medical clinic and hospital in Truckee that can treat illnesses and/or injuries. If athletes need to see a doctor, one of the coaches will take them to the clinic for medical attention. We will contact parents to inform them what is going on.