Experiential Education


Experiential education at Sugar Bowl Academy is based on the notion of infusing direct experience with content, skills and the learning environment. By promoting progressive education methods in a ski academy setting, SBA is breaking ground in developing curricula that supports the Whole Child. The Academy emphasizes the development of the mind, body and spirit and it is through experiential education that we most clearly embody the spirit piece. 

Experiential Education at Sugar Bowl Academy includes three distinct programs:


As I soaked up the sun’s rays and looked down at the contrasting valley of trees, sage brush, and rock, I felt like I was Queen of the Valley; with my throne of impressive rocks behind me and the changing valley below me.
— SBA Student