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About Squaw Valley Institute

Squaw Valley Institute (SVI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting enriching and inspirational programs to the Lake Tahoe region. Our goal is to bring intellectually provocative programing to the region that inspire uncommon conversations and intellectual growth.

SVI Events

Squaw Valley Institute is planning an exciting line up for this season.  SVI events span a variety of topics such as education, the environment, film, health, and extreme sports.  View our programs and events information page to find out more details.


SVI Movie Night Series 

Join us as we feature a variety of films at our SVI Movie Night Series events!  Visit our events line-up page for information on the next feature presentation.  SVI members are admitted free to the SVI  Movie Night Series.  Reserve your ticket or become a member today!

SVI VOY/CE Initiative

Guided by the belief that youth need to have a space to build on their global footprint, VOYCE is a youth driven community provoking real world movement. Discover more about VOY/CE here.

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Sponsors of Squaw Valley Institute

Thank you Squaw Valley Public Service District (SVPSD) for your support of SVI. SVPSD serves the community of Olympic Valley in many ways. Our partnership with SVPSD enables SVI to operate our office in Olympic Valley at a manageable cost so we may bring quality programs to this beautiful valley for locals and visitors alike.

Thank you to our sponsors for your support of SVI.

Squaw Valley Institute (SVI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing intellectually provocative programs to the region that will inspire uncommon conversations and enrich our community.