Sugarbush is pleased to partner with local colleges, universities, and academics, as well as other organizational partners that help others get out and enjoy everything that Vermont and the ski and ride industry as a whole have to offer.
    • Green Mountain Valley School

      GMVS is a college preparatory high school in Waitsfield, Vermont. The school partners closely with Sugarbush for its alpine race training, with a dedicated race facility located at Mt. Ellen and dedicated race terrain on Inverness and Brambles.

      The University of Vermont

      The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, is a public research university in Burlington, Vermont. It was founded in 1791 and is the state's land-grant university.

      Champlain College

      Champlain College is a private college in Burlington, Vermont. Founded in 1878, Champlain offers on-campus undergraduate and online undergraduate courses through Champlain College Online, along with online certificate and degree programs and master's degree programs, in more than 80 subject areas.

      Saint Michael’s

      Saint Michael's College is a private, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college in Colchester, Vermont. Saint Michael's was founded in 1904 by the Society of Saint Edmund. Saint Michael's College grants Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in over 30 majors to their 1,600 undergraduate students.

      Dartmouth College

      Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, it is the ninth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.

      Middlebury College

      Middlebury College is a private liberal arts college in Middlebury, Vermont. It was founded in 1800 by Congregationalists, making it the first operating college or university in Vermont. The college currently enrolls 2,526 undergraduates from all 50 states and 74 countries and offers 44 majors in the arts, humanities, literature, foreign languages, social sciences, and natural sciences.

      Norwich University

      The Military College of Vermont is a private university in Northfield, Vermont. It is the oldest private military college in the United States. The university was founded in 1819 at Norwich, Vermont, as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy.

    • Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports

      Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports is a nationally recognized organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of the ability to pay. They offer the largest variety of program opportunities and unique, specialized equipment. Vermont Adaptive operates a facility out of Sugarbush's Mt. Ellen, providing adaptive skiing for its clients. The organization is currently fundraising to build a new facility at Mt. Ellen. $500,000 is still needed by September 1st, 2021 in order to complete the project. Get a virtual walkthrough of the new facility and learn more about how it'll improve the quality of their programs and events for all participants and family members.

      Kelly Brush Foundation

      The Kelly Brush Foundation is dedicated to making active lifestyles a reality for those who have experienced a spinal cord injury. The foundation was founded by Kelly and her family after Kelly was injured racing in an NCAA alpine ski race. Sugarbush remains an active partner of the organization, sponsoring various events and hosting "Ski Days with Kelly" at the resort from time to time.

      High Fives Foundation

      High Fives focuses on preventing life-changing injuries and provides resources and hope if they happen. After Roy Tuscany, founder and CEO, suffered a spinal cord injury while training in Mammoth, he managed to get back onto skis just two years later with the help of strong personalities, positivity, and high fives. Today Sugarbush hosts several High Fives fundraising events, and sponsors them through the year.

      Watch High Five's mascot, Fiver, and Rescue the avalanche dog as they take you through ways to stay smart on the snow. They know that no matter where you choose to adventure, being aware of your surroundings will keep you stoked for years to come.

      Mad River Path Association

      Mad River Path is an organization whose mission is to build, maintain, and conserve a 6 mile system of continuous public pathways and trails between Warren and Moretown, VT. Sugarbush is a premium business partner, helping to provide funds as well as event support.

      Mad River Riders

      Mad River Riders is a founding chapter of the Vermont Mountain Bike Association, dedicated to stewarding and growing a 60+ mile network of sustainable multi-use trails for hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing throughout the Mad River Valley. Sugarbush sponsors the organization to help grow a vibrant trail community in the Valley.