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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

 

    Come and experience our amazing winter daycare in the picturesque Sun Valley Resort. Your child will learn to ice skate, ski, participate in mountain snowshoeing adventures and take magic rides on a horse drawn sleigh. We will make snowflakes, ice sculptures, paint on snow, learn winter songs and snuggle up with a hot cocoa and listen to great stories.

    Peak

    Feb 12th - Feb 21st 
    Kindercare
    child care for children not enrolled in Snowsports programs
    Location: Dollar Kindercare 
    Full Day (9am - 4pm)$120
    Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$95
    Lunch$10
      
    Kindercub
    child care for children enrolled in Kindercubs - daycare & ski
    Location: Dollar Kindercare 
    Full Day (9am - 4pm)$310
    Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$205
    Lunch & Ski rental Included

     

    Regular

    Kindercare
    offers childcare to all children (enrolled in Kindercubs or not)
    Location: Dollar Kindercare 
    Childcare Full Day (9am - 4pm)$99
    Childcare Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$75
    Childcare Lunch$10
      
    Kindercubs Full Day (9am - 4pm)$310
    Kindercubs Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$205
    Kindercubs Lunch & Rental Included
     

    Infants

    Ages 3 to 15 months / 2:1 child-to-adult ratio

    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Yoga
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Story & Music Time
    • Please provide stroller
    • Crib room available for naps
     

    Little Tots

    Ages 16 to 29 months / 3:1 child-to-adult ratio

    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Yoga
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Story & music time
    • Nature walk
    • Sleigh/Wagon rides
    • Crib room available for naps
     

    Big Kids

    Ages 2.5 years to 5 years / 5:1 child-to-adult ratio

    • Indoor/Outdoor play
    • Yoga
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Story & music time
    • Nature walk
    • Ice skating
    • Bowling
    • Snowshoeing
    • Winter Relay races
    • Scavenger hunt
    • Winter golf
    • Sleigh/Wagon rides

     

    Daily Schedule

     
    9am - 10 amSign - in / indoor play/arts and crafts/snacks
    10 am - 12 pmMorning activity / first ski session
    11:30 am - 12 pmCircle time -music and stories
    12 pmLunch
    12:30 pm - 1:15 pmQuiet time/nap time
    1:30 pm - 3:15 pmAfternoon activity / second ski lesson
    3:15 pm - 4 pmSnacks/indoor play/arts and crafts/sign out

     

    Ski session – Kindercubs, beginner ski program ages 2y - 5y.

    Kindercare activities may include: indoor/outdoor play, ice skating, Nordic ski, snow shoeing, arts & crafts, yoga and more.

    Snow day - yoga, arts & crafts, indoor games and movies.

    Hours of activities are subject to change.

    Daily Schedule (PDF)

     

    Special Events & Programs

     
    Kid’s Ice Age Fun

    Ages: 3mo - 5y
    Location: Sun Valley Kindercare (Dollar Mountain)
    Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Price: $120 (full day) / $95 (half day: 9am - 1pm or 12pm - 4pm), lunch $10

    Feb 17th - Sleigh ride in wonderland – Let us take you on a magic horse drown sleigh ride around Sun Valley
    Feb 18th - Playschool on ice – Kindercare staff will take you ice skating at the unique Sun Valley rink
    Feb 19th - Make bear & dinosaur prints on the mountain - Have fun snowshoeing on a kid friendly trail at Dollar Mountain
    Feb 20th - Hot chocolate and cookies - Decorate a sugar cookie, have a hot chocolate and enjoy a day of winter games, reading and music at Sun Valley Kindercare
    Feb 21st - The Magic of Snowflakes - Learn to make snowflakes, go sledding and have a marvelous time on snow!


    Reservations: (208) 622-2009 or playschool@sunvalley.com

     
    Kids' Night Out!

    Ages: 2y - 8y
    Location: Sun Valley Playschool - SV Village
    Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Price: $70 / child, dinner included
    Activity: Stories, crafts, games, movies all for a great evening.

    Feb 17th - "Dancing like a star on ice"
    Feb 18th - "Winter Carnival"
    Feb 19th - "Snowy Animals Story Night"


    Reservations: (208) 622-2009 or playschool@sunvalley.com

     

    Little Campers Winter Packing List

    To ensure a good experience in our summer camp we would recommend packing the following items:

    • Snow boots, snow pants, jacket
    • Hats and mittens
    • Extra set of clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Favorite toy or blanket – to help with the transition
    • Lunch box (a lunch can be provided at an additional cost - no nuts)
    • Helmets - for ice skating (will be provided if needed at no additional cost)
    • 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)

     Please bring your epi-pen, inhaler etc. for any medical conditions.

     

    ​(208) 622-2288

    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 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, orienteering, bungee trampoline, bowling and swimming, ice skating, golf and tennis, arts and crafts and much more!

     

    Camps

    Monday - Friday
    9am - 4pm
    Ages: 6 - 10 years 
    Week-Long Theme Camp (Monday-Friday)$445
    Drop-In Daily$99

    Extras

    Bike Rental$5
    Lunch$10
    Dinner$10
    includes ½ Sandwich, fruit, cookie and a drink

     

    Theme Weeks

     
    June 1 - 5Get It Started
    June 8 - 12Wild Idaho
    June 15 - 19Fantasy Week
    June 22 - 26Creative Construction
    June 29 - July 3Stars and Stripes
    July 6 - 10Earth, Stars and Space
    July 13 - 17Wild West
    July 20 - 24Survive Sun Valley
    July 27 - 31Wild Idaho
    August 3 - 7All things H2O
    August 10 - 14All Around the World-Amazing Race
    August 17 - 21Wild Treasures
    August 24 - 28The Best of the Best
    August 31 - September 4Last Days of Summer


    Get It Started: Let’s start the summer off right.  Hiking, Biking, Orienteering, Swimming, Ice Skating and much more!

    Wild Idaho: Explore and discover local wild life, wild flowers all while having wild adventures.
               
    Fantasy Week: Get your imagination ready.  Think castles, dragons, knights with swords and shields, princesses with tutus and crowns, and ninjas. 

    Creative Construction: Let’s build and create.  We will have the materials to create whatever we can imagine.

    Stars and Stripes: Let’s celebrate America and its many traditions. We will end the week with a July 3rd Pool Party!

    Earth, Stars and Space: Let’s discover the layers of the earth, the constellations in the sky and even try to send rockets up into space.
               
    Wild West: Take a step back in time…We will explore what it was like to live in the West many years ago.  Get on your boots and grab a cowboy/cowgirl hat and lets have some fun.

    Survive Sun Valley: Learn how to survive in the Wilds of Sun Valley.  We will learn survival skills, map skills, orienteering, leave no trace principles and more.

    All Things H2O: Explore the water around us; The pool, lake, Trail Creek and Big Wood River.  Create an extreme water table, play water games, have water balloon fights and more.  Don’t forget your towel this week!

    All Around the World-Amazing Race: We will pretend to race around the world. We will compete in challenges and get crafty! Ready, Set, Go!

    Wild Treasures: Think treasure maps, gold and adventures. Map Skills, orienteering, trekking and more. We will search Sun Valley for treasures.

    The Best of the Best: 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!

    Last Days of Summer: We will be combining all our favorite activities, explorations, games, and arts and crafts into one week. We will end the summer with one last party!

     

    Packing List

    Campers should come each day with the following items:
    Please label all items with child’s name!

    • Backpack - to carry all belongings
    • Comfortable clothes for discovering and exploring
    • Running shoes - closed toe please
    • Water shoes and/or extra socks
    • Swimsuit
    • Bike/Helmet (biking day - can be rented through the camp if needed)
    • Layers-sweatshirts, jackets, rain coats, extra set clothes
    • Sack lunch (a lunch can be provided for an additional cost)
    • Two healthy snacks
    • 2 filled water bottles
    • Sunscreen - please apply before coming to camp.  We will reapply throughout the day.
    • Hat and sunglasses (optional, but recommended)
    • Ice skates

     

    If your child follows a specific diet or has restrictions please provide your own food for lunch and a least two healthy snacks.

     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.

    Contact

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

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