Champlain and Sugarbush Resort Host Day of Wellness

WARREN, Vt. — Champlain College and Sugarbush Resort will host a day of recreation and learning to promote heath and wellness. The one-day excursion, called "Healthy Mind. Healthy Body. Healthy Spirit." gathers professors, recreational leaders and business professionals at Sugarbush Resort on Thursday, Sept. 27.

The program includes lectures, mountain activities, dining, yoga, a cocktail party, and optional lodging at Clay Brook Hotel at Sugarbush Resort.

The day's itinerary includes:

  • Morning Naam Yoga with Lili Ruane
  • Breakfast buffet from Timbers Restaurant
  • Welcome and introductions from Win Smith, President of Sugarbush Resort, and David Finney, President of Champlain College
  • Two seminar sessions including choice of social media workshops, presentations of endangered alphabets, teachings on cyber security, and more.
  • Lunch
  • Keynote Address by Win Smith, Former Chairman of Merrill Lynch International
  • Mountain activities, golf, tennis, massage, and relaxation at Sugarbush Resort
  • Cocktail Hour featuring wines and artisanal cheeses of Vermont
  • Dinner with remarks by Win Smith and Betsy Beaulieu, Dean of the Core Division at Champlain College
  • Music by Ann Strubler, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Emeritus Violinist

The cost of the event is $225 for adults, and $150 for students 18 and under. Clay Brook Lodging is an additional $159 for double occupancy and included breakfast. Children's supervised activities are available in the morning and afternoon on the day of the event.

For reservations, enter package code "ULTIMATE2012" at sugarbush.com or call 800.53.SUGAR and mention "ULTIMATE 2012."


Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. For the fourth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2019 "America's Best Colleges,” and a “Best Value School” and is ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities of the North” and in the top 25 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2019 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit champlain.edu.