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Waterville Valley Academy5
Posted January 22, 2014
- a parent
Three of our sons attended WVA during their high school careers (2008-2013). Each of our boys had varying degrees of high school cirriculum: Honors Literature, AP Calc, AP Biology, foreign languages, etc. Each of our boys received an excellent education during their winter training, in fact, our youngest son was not only offered incredible college scholarships (as were his brothers) but he was also offered an engineering internship (paid) with a Philadelphia military defense contractor for the summer of 2014. This contractor was so impressed by our son's grades, ability to transition in/out of WVA with no issues, and his 4.0 GPA that they also offered him a private college scholarship. As for the snowboarding coaches, they are fantastic and their attention to detail is astonishing! They have an incredible ability to assess each athlete, and know WHEN to push them to the next level. I cannot say enough positive things about Waterville Valley Academy! If your child is serious about snowboarding and skiing competition during their high school careers, you have found the right academy!
Excellent snowsports winter-term academy. Our son had every one of his academic courses taught in a 1:1 or 1:2 student:teacher ratio by experienced, intelligent, caring teachers. He learned more in the 5 months at WVA than most kids learn in an entire school year at a traditional school. And his coaches for on mountain training are wonderful. I wouldn't trust anyone else to work with him on the high-risk tricks, etc. he is trying. Five star snowsports academy all the way around!