We want Sun Valley to be a magical place for everyone in your family. Our kids’ camps let children discover their own adventure within the safe environments of the Sun Valley Resort. The Play School and the Adventure Camp give children of all ages the opportunity to experience age appropriate activities throughout the Sun Valley Resort. Let the kids come on an adventure Sun Valley style!
Dollar Kindercare is now closed for the season.
For off-season childcare Playschool will be available with advance reservations. Please call us at (208) 622-2288 or e-mail email@example.com
Our friendly and dedicated staff will guide the little ones ages 12 months to 5 years in daily fun adventures. We will explore Sun Valley on our nature walks, gondola rides, picnics at the lake and wagon rides. They will take tennis, golf and ice skating lessons. Each week has a theme that will cover a variety of topics throughout the season from gardening to the world of insects, from animal habitats to the solar system, from art to ﬁtness and more.
Regular hours 9am - 4pm. Early drop-off (8am) and late Pick-up (5pm) available with advance requests at additional charge
Outdoor activities may include: nature adventures, scavenger hunts, river & creek explorations, Gondola rides, hay rides, bird watching, duck feeding, ice skating, putting golf, tennis, bowling, picnics at the lake, paddle boating (for dates & times see the monthly calendar)
Rainy days: yoga, theme related -songs, stories & games, bowling, arts & crafts
Times & activities may change.
Ages 12 to 18 months
Pack'n'play available for naps
Please provide strollers
Ages 18 to 36 months
Picnics at the lake
Visits to the stables
Feed the ducks
Arts & Crafts
Ages 3 years to 5 years
Indoor /outdoor play
Picnics at the lake
Visits to the stables
Summer 2017 Theme Weeks
June 3 - June 9This is how it all begins!
Sneak peek to the best summer activities our Sun Valley Camp has to offer!
June 10 - June 16Water Madness
Splash with Attitude, make crazy bubbles, boat racing and water balloons - what’s not to like?! It’s total madness!
June 17 - June 23Crafty Finger
Explore color and materials like never before- a week of hands-on projects and nature-inspired crafts.
June 24 - June 30Spuds Olympics
Ice skating, tennis, golf, bowling, paddle boating - challenge yourself every day with a new sport and don’t miss out on our first ever Sun Valley Playschool Marathon - get your number now!
July 1 - July 7Walk on the wild side
Bring your cowboy/cowgirl boots & hats you are sure to need them this week. Trips to Sun Valley Stables, learn about horses, rope stir heads and don’t forget to join us on our exciting hayride on Friday! Yee-haw!
July 8 – July 14Aloha!
The Polynesian spirit of the ocean comes to Sun Valley. Experience the beauty of Hawaii through movement and art. Children will dance, create their own costumes, build boats. Join us for the show and tell at the end of the week!
July 15 – July 21P-Jamming
If your favorite clothes are PJs….this is your week. Hike, bike, ice skate, play golf all in the comfort of your PJ - only in Sun Valley you can do that!
July 22 – July 28Ancient Rome
You can choose to be a gladiator, emperor or charioteer – this week we’ll explore the Ancient Rome through their eyes and on Friday we’ll parade our costumes and reenact a gladiator fight.
July 29 – August 4Nature gone wild
Let’s bring nature back to our life and better yet let’s bring the children back to nature with activities like hiking, nature adventures and river exploration.
August 5 – August 11Playschool on ice
The tradition continues: Spend a week with us learning to skate and prepare an ice dance routine for the Friday's Show!
August 12 - August 18Let's paint outside the box
From finger painting to color splashing you will explore many ways to use color and creative thinking that will bring your inner artist to life.
August 19 - August 25Water Madness
You thought June water week was fun – well think again: bubbles, boat racing, water balloons - it never gets old it only gets more fun - crazy fun!
August 26 - September 1Spuds Olympics
Ice skating, tennis, golf, bowling, paddle boating - challenge yourself every day with a new sport and don't miss out on our second Sun Valley Playschool Marathon - get your number now!
September 2 - September 8Summer Highlights
Your last chance to charge your "batteries" with FUN until next summer!
To ensure a good experience, we would recommend packing the following items:
Comfortable clothes and shoes
Socks (for ice skating days)
Extra set of clothes
Sunscreen and bug repellent
Favorite toy or blanket – to help with the transition
Lunchbox (a lunch can be provided at an additional cost - no nuts)
Helmets (will be provided if needed at no additional cost)
Bike (only on bike days)
Swimsuit & floating device (swimming days)**
Swim diaper for non-potty trained (not provided by Playschool)
Layers - sweatshirts, jackets, rain coats (cool or rainy days)
Please label all your child’s belongings
Additional items for infants and babies:
Diapers and Wipes
Formula and bottles (if necessary)
Baby food (if necessary)
**Safety of the children is the main priority of our staff. We reserve the rights to withhold a child from our swimming program if safety is a concern.
Children will not be allowed in the hot-tub or sauna.
Children will not be allowed to swim past 4’ regardless of their swimming capabilities.
We recommend parents to provide US Coast Guard approved attire for swimming (e.g. puddle jumper or life jackets) regardless of the child’s swimming capabilities. Children 3 and under will attend different activities during our swimming program.
Please bring your epi-pen, inhaler etc. for any medical conditions.
Come along with us for an exciting Sun Valley style Adventure Camp for children ages 6-10 years. Our specially trained guides will lead you on unforgettable explorations inspired by our special theme weeks.
Get ready for river and stream exploration, hiking and biking, bungee trampoline, bowling and swimming, ice skating, golf and tennis, arts and crafts and much more!
Monday - Friday
9am - 4pm
Ages: 6 - 10 years
Week-Long Camp (Monday-Friday)15% off Drop-In Rate with Advance Payment
Drop-In Daily Rate$105
For Local Discount: Call Adventure Camp at 208 622-2133
June 6 - 10Welcome to Summer
The best way to kick-off summer... a new adventure every day! Join us for hiking, biking, tennis, swimming, ice skating and much more to get summer rolling.
June 13 - 17Wild Idaho
Explore and discover local wildflowers and wildlife, all while learning how to survive in the "wilds" of Sun Valley. We will spend the week in search of wild adventures!
June 20 - 24Wacky World of Sports
We will be getting sporty for a week of games, team spirit and competition! Let’s play sports with a twist, like Krazy Kickball, Super Soccer and more!
June 27 - July 1Stars and Stripes
It's never too early to start celebrating America and its many traditions. Be sure to wear your red, white and blue and we'll end the week with a Pool Party!
July 4 - 8Not Available this Week
July 11 - 15Splash Around Sun Valley
Join us for a water adventure! Everything from water games to river exploration, we'll visit the lake, the pool, Trail Creek and more. Don't forget your swimsuit and a towel!
July 18 - 22Space Odyssey
Blast off into this fun week that includes activities that focus on space exploration and the ships that get us there, rockets! We'll go on an alien hunt, practice Jedi training though obstacle courses and experience the gravity of the moon on our bungee moonwalk apparatus.
July 25 - 29Pirate Week
Ahoy Matey! Come walk the plank onto our pirate ship! Have some swashbuckling pirate fun with treasure hunts, ships in a bottle, and a costume contest with prizes from Captain Hook's chest. Arrr! We won't stop there!
August 1 - 5Animal Planet
Mountain Lions, Moose and Bears, oh my! Campers will enjoy the great outdoors while learning about the amazing creatures and their habitats through games and excursions into the wild. Join us for a wild time!
August 8 - 12Mad Science
The world we live in is pretty darn amazing. The sky is the limit when it comes to doing the coolest experiments. This week, we will explore everything weird, wacky and wicked cool about science!
August 15 - 19Sun Valley Olympics
It's an Olympic year! We will celebrate by participating in fun and challenging sports events as part of our own Adventure Camp Decathlon. We'll finish the week with our own closing ceremony.
August 22 - 26Wild West
Yee-Haw! Put on your boots and cowboy/cowgirl hats and experience some Wild West adventures. We will enjoy a wagon ride, roping steer heads, western games, and meet cowboys and cowgirls at the Sun Valley Stables.
August 29 - September 2The Final Countdown
Send summer out with a bang! We will be combining all our favorite activities, explorations, games, and arts and crafts into one week. This is looking to be a great week of fun!
Campers should come each day with the following items: Please label all items with child’s name!
Backpack - to carry all belongings
Water Bottle (needed every day!)
Closed Toe Shoes (required)
Comfortable Clothes for exploring
Layers - sweatshirt/jacket, rain coat, extra set clothes
Water shoes/flip flops
Sack lunch & 2 extra snacks (lunch can be provided for an additional cost)
Sunscreen - please apply before coming to camp
Hat and Sunglasses
Bike and Helmet (biking day - can be rented through the camp if needed)
Please make sure all items are labeled with your child’s name
We are a nut-free facility. Please make sure that lunches and snacks do not contain any products that contain nuts. Please do not bring any personal electronics to camp. Children will not be allowed to use personal electronics, including cell phones, during camp hours.
Please bring your epi-pen, inhaler etc. for any medical conditions.
Location: Sun Valley Village right behind the Brass Ranch and Wells Fargo Buildings
Limited Space Available
Playschool/Adventure Camp policies:
Because your child’s health is important to us, please let us know about any health problems and/or medication requirements. Sun Valley Playschool & Sun Valley Adventure Camp reserve the right to refuse any child due to illness to ensure the health of other children.
We have limited space available - reservations are recommended.
Walk-ins welcome depending on availability.
If your schedule changes and you do not need child care you have 48h to cancel your reservation. Late cancellation or no shows will be charged $50.
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