Apex Ski Club is teaming up with UNISUS School as the ski provider to bring holistic high quality training to scholar-athletes by providing professional coaching and competitive racing opportunities to compete in local, provincial and national level race competitions.
UNISUS is an IB World School located in beautiful Summerland, British Columbia. The 17-acre campus overlooks Lake Okanagan and is surrounded by vineyards and orchards. The campus has over 40,000 sq.ft of learning space and a state-of-the-art boarding facility that offers a safe and secure environment for learning. UNISUS provides innovative education from early childhood to Grade 12. The school offers week-day or full-time boarding to students from the local areas as well as from countries around the world. The school was founded by a group of experienced and passionate educators who shared a unified vision to nurture leaders and innovators of tomorrow. The inquiry-based and STEAM-focused (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) curriculum provides scholar-athletes an opportunity to pursue an academic program that prepares them for education beyond primary and secondary years. The International Baccalaureate (IB) program provides a solid academic foundation for scholar-athletes pursuing collegiate athletics with leading universities worldwide.
The UNISUS Scholar Athlete Program
The UNISUS Academic + Academy program combines innovative education with rigorous pursuit of a personal passion. Programs are designed to nurture students for success in the real world. Our tailored academic schedule meets the learning outcomes of the B.C. Ministry of Education and the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) while providing the freedom for students to pursue dedicated and rigorous training in a competitive sport. Academically, the IB program aims to do more than other curricula by developing a student’s ability to become life-long learners who are reflective, collaborative, caring, and motivated. As an IB World School, UNISUS offers IB programs beginning in Kindergarten with the Primary Years Program (PYP) and culminating with the academically rigorous IBDP for Grade 11 and 12 students. IB World School students develop strong academic, social, and emotional characteristics and they are also likely to perform better than students from other academic programs. Research has shown that IBDP graduates are better prepared for post-secondary education and are preferred by admissions offices at leading universities. UNISUS scholar-athlete program combines an IB education with a holistic and focused approach to sports for students who are pursuing sports to high performing or advanced levels. Studies have shown that students who participate in competitive athletics at school develop more essential skills that will have positive life-long benefits; furthermore, students who pursue an extra-curricular passion to high levels tend to perform better in academics. In addition to academic performance, these students also develop essential skills such as overcoming adversity, greater accountability, and unwavering dedication to achieving various goals and objectives.
UNISUS Downhill Alpine Ski Academy
UNISUS Downhill Alpine Ski Academy (UASA) combines a world class International Baccalaureate (IB) education with a comprehensive and holistic approach to the sport of downhill alpine racing. The academy aims to develop scholar-athletes striving to excel in both academics and competitive downhill alpine skiing.
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