For the mountain community, February has been like Christmas Day over and over again. The gift? Snowstorm after snowstorm dumping the wonderful white stuff to the tune of more than 100 inches of snow this month – a record since records started being kept decades ago. And the month isn’t over yet.
There has been so much snow atop Baldy that the Ski Patrol shack is literally buried What is a gift to recreationists, though, provides some pretty enormous challenges to the team keeping our winter white playground functioning and safe under extreme conditions. The outstanding men and women...
Summer is just around the corner and, for children, there is nothing better than spending it in Sun Valley. The warm weather months should be full of adventure in the outdoors for little ones – chances to explore, to play, to try something new – and Sun Valley’s Adventure Camp offers all of this and much more. For children between 6 and 10 years old, camp runs all summer long from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. Each week embraces adventures that include hiking, biking, river and stream exploration, swimming, orienteering, exploration and ice skating. This year, each week also features a special theme.
Shannon Connauton, director of Sun Valley Adventure Camp, is excited for the season to come. “This will be a great year for Adventure Camp,” she enthused. “We are going to expand the adventures and the children will love it.”
At Sun Valley Adventure Camp, explorers get outside, get moving and probably get a little dirty!
Top counselors and specially trained guides lead children through unforgettable explorations inspired by the glorious valley surrounding the Resort. In addition to regularly scheduled activities, each week throughout the summer has a special theme. Some of the planned themes include: Wild Idaho, Creative Construction, Survive Sun Valley, Wild Treasures and Earth, Stars & Space.
Each themed week provides unique opportunities for fun. For instance, during Fantasy Week from June 15 – 19, campers will create a world of castles, dragons, knights, ninjas, princesses and much more. During Wild West Week from July 13 – 17, adventurers will step back in time to learn what it was like to live in the west years ago. From August 3 – 7, camp gets wet during All Things H20 week. Campers will explore pools, lakes, rivers and create an extreme water table, play water games, have water balloon fights and stay cool while having a splashing good time!
From exploring history, to reaching for the stars, this year’s new themed adventure weeks will keep the fun meter turned to high
“The theme weeks will guide our activities,” Connauton explained. “For instance, our Wild Treasures week will teach kids about map skills, orienteering and they will get a chance to stump the counselors by making their own map to the treasure of their choice!”
In addition to adventures further afield, the camp takes advantage of Sun Valley Resort’s many fun activities. Children will bowl in the fabulous new bowling alley at the Sun Valley Lodge, skate at the gorgeous outdoor rink, play golf and tennis, ride the gondola up Bald Mountain, swim in Sun Valley’s pools, bungee trampoline and enjoy arts & crafts for a little quieter time.
Sun Valley is a magical place for children, especially during the summer. Days are seemingly endless, the sky is a brilliant blue and adventure is always around the corner.
The Sun Valley Village is summer fun HQ for youngsters. Secure your spot now so you don’t miss out!
Sun Valley Adventure Camp just announced its fun-filled summer lineup and reservations are now being accepted. Whether you are visiting Sun Valley for a week or live here, enrolling your little ones in this camp will be an experience they will never forget. They will end their days tired and probably a little dirty, but exhilarated, empowered and enthused.
For more information or to secure your spot, please call 208.622.2133 or email email@example.com. The cost of all this priceless fun is $445 per week or $99 for a drop-in day (based on availability).
For younger adventurers, Sun Valley also offers Playschool Summer Camp. Children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years old can enjoy excellent, nurturing care and lots of fun adventures. There are both daytime and evening options. For more on this opportunity, please click HERE.
Let the adventures begin!
There was a time in the not-too-distant past that golf fashion was something of an oxymoron. No longer! With the glorious spring weather, now is the time to get...Read More
The golf season started off in style last weekend with great weather and solid conditions. Despite it being the earliest opener ever, the spring sunshine made for the nicest...Read More
One of the best parts about golfing, or going out to eat or for a hike or a bike ride, during spring in Sun Valley is that you can pretty...Read More
Though spring’s variable weather (snow? sun? rain? all of the above?) still predominates, it’s not too early to think summer. In fact, now is the time...Read More