Our Philosophy

Strong Minds • Strong Bodies• Strong Futures

We view the mountains as the world’s best classroom, where a child’s imagination is captivated and their potential for learning, growth, and inspiration is realized.

Our Mission

To provide exceptional snowsport programs for the youth of the Wood River Valley thereby enabling each participant to reach their athletic potential, while developing strong personal character through good sportsmanship, strong values, and individual goals.

Female alpine skier doing powerful turn.
SVSEF high school moguls athlete doing invert

Our Vision

To positively influence the future of the non-profit snowsport industry through purposeful thought leadership, innovative programming, and meaningful community collaboration.

Our Values

Build character through RESPECT, INTEGRITY, and SPORTSMANSHIP.
Pursue potential and excellence through CREATIVITY, COURAGE and PERSEVERANCE.
Foster a culture of HUMILITY, TRUST, and TEAMWORK.
Celebrate our COMMUNITY.
Keep it FUN!

Three skiers showing SVSEF sportsmanship
Historical SVSEF group picture

Our History

58 years strong, SVSEF is one of the oldest nonprofits in the Wood River Valley.

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