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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!

Playschool / Adventure Camp Registration Form

 

Book Adventure Camp Online!
 

 

    Our friendly and dedicated staff will guide the little ones ages 18 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.

    Sun Valley Playschool - Summer Camp

    June 4 - September 7, 2018
    Open Monday - Sunday

    Regular hours 9am - 4pm. Early drop-off (8am) and late pick-up (5pm) available at additional charge

    Ages: 18 months - 5 years

      18mos - 24mos 2yrs - 5 Yrs
    Half Day
    9am - 1pm • 12pm - 4pm
    $95 $79
    Full Day
    (9am - 4pm)
    $120 $110
    Weekly rate $550 $475
    Lunch $10 $10
    Early drop-off/ Late pick-up   $17/hr

     

    For local pricing please call (208) 622-2288 or email: playschool@sunvalley.com

     

    Daily Schedule
     
    8am - 9:30 amRegistration, indoor/outdoor play, crafts
    9:30am - 10 amSnacks, getting ready for outdoor activities
    10 am - 11:30 am Morning outdoor activity
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm Story and music time
    12 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch, nap time or quiet time, crafts
    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Snacks, getting ready for outdoor activities
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon outdoor activity
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pmCrafts, playground pick-up

     

    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)

    Daily activities: theme related- songs, stories & games, indoor/outdoor play, arts & crafts

    Rainy days: yoga, theme related -songs, stories & games, bowling, arts & crafts

    Times & activities may change.

     

     

    Little Tots

    Ages 18 to 36 months

    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Nature walks
    • Picnics at the lake
    • Hay rides
    • Visits to the stables
    • Feed the ducks
    • Kids Yoga/Zumba
    • Arts & Crafts
    • pack’n’play & cots available for naps
     

    Big Kids

    Ages 3 years to 5 years

    • Indoor /outdoor play
    • Tennis
    • Ice skating
    • Putting golf
    • Paddle boating
    • Gondola rides
    • Hay rides
    • Picnics at the lake
    • Hiking/nature walks
    • River explorations
    • Visits to the stables
    • Bowling
    • Soccer
    • Kids Yoga/Zumba
    • Kids science
    • Arts & Crafts

     

     

    Summer 2018 Theme Weeks

     
    June 4 - June 10Dive-in the Fun

    Sneak peek to the best summer activities our Sun Valley Camp has to offer!

    June 11 - June 17Wacky science

    Exciting adventures…Busy minds and crazy experiments!

    June 18 - June 24Passport to Olympics

    Fill in your passport with great skills’ accomplishments and have fun staying active!

    June 25 - July 1Mountain Adventures

    Each day a new mountain! Learn to use a compass and navigate mountain trails.

    July 2 - July 8"Little Masters" Putting Golf Tournament

    Combine history and traditions with fun games that promote physical and social engagement. Come watch the tournament on Friday!

    July 9 – July 15I am a Superhero!

    Bring out the superhero in you and have an adventure every day!

    July 16 – July 22Dancing like a star

    Put on your dance shoes and join us for a week of music and body expression. Showcase on stage at Trail Creek on Friday!

    July 23 – July 29STEM Week

    Introduction to science and technology through hands-on activities!

    July 30 – August 5Mountain Adventures Part 2

    Backpacks and hiking shoes for more adventures and more fun!

    August 6 – August 12Playschool on ice

    The tradition continues: A week of ice skating lessons & making friends. Ice Show on Friday!

    August 13 - August 19The Colors of Me!

    Explore ways to use color and creative thinking that will bring your inner artist to life- engaging arts & crafts …Kids Zone Art Expo on Friday!

    August 20 - August 26Pirates Week

    AHRRR! Eyepatch, treasure hunts, boat adventure and more...the pirates have arrived in Sun Valley!

    August 27 - September 2Messy Science

    Get dirty with these crazy fun experiments!

    September 3 - September 7The Best of the Season

    Your last chance to charge your "batteries" with FUN until next summer!

     

    Special Events & Programs

     
    Paint with Princesses & Superheroes

    Amazing opportunity for your child to meet, take pictures and paint with their favorite princess or superhero.

    Ages 3 -10yr

    Hours: 4pm - 6pm
    Price: $40 (all materials included, cookies & lemonade)

    June 14 - My Superhero Name : special appearance Captain America & Supergirl
    July 5 - Wish Upon a Dandelion : special appearance Cinderella
    August 23 -  Under the Sea Adventure: special appearance Ariel

    Limited space available

    Playschool on Ice

    Beginner and intermediate skaters ages 3-8yr will participate in daily ice skating lessons where they will learn two dance routines and perform in front of the parents at the end of the week.

    Ages: 3 - 8yr

    Hours: daily 9am-4pm
    Dates: August 6th -August 10th (Ice Show August 10th at 4:00 pm)

    Price: regular camp price
    Costume: $15

    Registration deadline: Friday, July 20th.  Limited space available

    Kids bake with Flo

    Unique baking classes lead by our amazing Sun Valley Pastry Chef Florence Pittsley. Children will develop a baking vocabulary, learn to measure, read & follow a recipe and most important develop love for baking! At the end of each class, children will receive a baking tool to start their own kitchen set.

    Baking class for ages: 4-10yr

    Hours: 4pm - 6pm
    Price: $45 (all materials included, final product to be shared with friends at the end of the class)

    June 28 - Flo’s Special Cake Pop
    July 24 - No Bake - Oatmeal Chocolate Supreme
    August 15 -  Mad Science In the Kitchen…liquid nitrogen ice cream

    Limited space available

    About our Pastry Chef: Born in France, Flo studied culinary arts at the Ecole Superieure de Cuisine in Paris. She perfected her culinary style working in England and around France in a few Michelin star restaurants. In 2001 she came to experience Sun Valley as a chef garde manger and advanced through the company until she got promoted as Sun Valley Bakery pastry chef in 2012 where she continues to create amazing products for our dinners, buffets and ice show buffets.

    To reserve, please call: (208) 622-2288 or email: playschool@sunvalley.com

     

    Packing List

    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
    • Hats
    • 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)
    • Water bottle
    • 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 non potty-trained children:

    • Diapers and Wipes

     

    **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.

     

    Village Playschool (208) 622-2288

    Dollar Kindercare (winter only) (208) 622-2009

    In-room child care: call Concierge desk (208) 622-2097

    ​Let the adventures begin!

    Come along with us for an exciting Sun Valley style Adventure Camp for children ages 6-10 years. Our staff we treat you to a day of exploration and fun as we enjoy all the activities in our Wood River Valley.

    Get ready for hiking and biking, gondola rides, bowling and swimming, ice skating, golf and tennis, arts and crafts and much more! 

     

     

    Camps

    Monday - Friday, 9am – 4pm
    June 4 through August 31, closed July 4 & 9-13
    Ages: 6 - 10 years 
    Week-Long Camp (Monday-Friday)15% off Drop-In Rate with Advance Payment
    Drop-In Daily Rate$110
    Cancellation Fee$25

    Extras

    Bike Rental$12
    Lunch$12

    *Adventure Camp will be closed Tuesday, July 4th and the week of July 9-13th

    Cancellation policy: 48 hours advance notice required

     

    Packing List

    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
    • Swimsuit
    • 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
    • Socks (for ice skating)
    • Gloves (optional for ice skating)
    • 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.

     

    (208) 622-2133

    Location: Sun Valley Village right behind the Brass Ranch and Wells Fargo Buildings

    Limited Space Available

     
    Playschool/Adventure Camp policies:

    Health

    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.

    Reservation

    We have limited space available - reservations are recommended.
    Walk-ins welcome depending on availability.

    Cancellation

    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.

    *Nap room not available

    Contact

    Village PlaySchool:(208) 622-2288
    Dollar Mountain KinderCare (winter only):(208) 622-2009
    Summer Adventure Camp:(208) 622-2133

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