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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

 

    Our friendly and dedicated staff will guide the little ones ages 3 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.

    Daytime

    Daily 
    Ages: 3 months - 5 years 
    Full Day (9am - 4pm)$99
    Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$75
    Weekly rate (5 consecutive days)$445
    Lunch$10

    Evening

    Friday & Saturday - Kids' Night Out 
    Ages: 1 year - 7 years 
    Evening (6pm - 10pm)$60
    Dinner$10
     

    Infants

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

    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Please provide stroller
    • Crib room available for naps
     

    Little Tots

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

    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Nature walk
    • Picnics at the lake
    • Hay rides
    • Kids yoga/ Zumba
    • Crib room available for naps
     

    Big Kids

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

    • Indoor /outdoor play
    • Tennis
    • Ice skating
    • Miniature golf
    • Paddle boating
    • Gondola rides
    • Hay rides
    • Picnics at the lake
    • Hiking/nature walks
    • Kids yoga/Zumba
    • Soccer
    • Kids cooking
    • Kids science
    • Visit to stables
    • Bowling

     

    Daily Schedule

     
    9am - 10 amSign - in / indoor play/arts and crafts/snacks
    10 am - 12 pmMorning outdoor activity
    12 pmLunch
    12:30 pm - 1:15 pmQuiet time/nap time
    1:30 pm - 3:15 pmAfternoon outdoor activity
    3:15 pm - 4 pmSnacks/indoor play/arts and crafts/sign out

    Based on age and experiences activities may include: Tennis, mini golf, hay rides, ice skating, hiking, paddle boating, Bald Mountain gondola ride, yoga, story time, music and more.

    Rainy days – bowling, kid's yoga, arts & crafts and movie;

    Hours and activities may change.

    Daily Schedule (PDF)

     

    Theme Weeks

     
    June 7 - 14Back To Life
    June 15 - 21Show & Tell
    June 22 - 28Insects
    June 29 - July 5Wild Wild West
    July 6 - 12Deserts
    July 13 - 19Rain Forests
    July 20 - 26Around The World
    July 27 - August 2Little Explores
    August 3 - 9Dinosaurs
    August 10 - 16Under the Sea
    August 17 - 23Imagination & Beyond
    August 24 - 30Sports
    August 31 - September 4All the Fun We Had This Summer


    Back to life: Let’s celebrate nature coming back to life with fun projects and engaging outdoor activities.

    Show &Tell: Bring your favorite toy, pet, something that you made or pictures of places you’ve been and tell your new friends all about YOU!

    Insects: Fun facts, creative art with the most numerous and widespread animals in mind –the insects.

    Wild Wild West: Put on your cowboy/cowgirl hat and come meet the Sun Valley horses, ride a horse and go on a wagon ride!

    Deserts: You think this is too hot? Let’s explore places where the heat and sand created unique habitats and amazing creature await to be discovered.

    Rain Forests: Nature surprises us all the time with her beauty and diversity. The rain forests are nature’s biggest laboratory –Let’s explore it!

    Around the World: We are taking an imaginary trip around the world –learn about different traditions and embrace different cultures.

    Little Explores: Let our space adventure begin! Build space rockets and solar systems –be an astronaut for a week!

    Dinosaurs: If you like Little Foot this is the week for you. Learn about dinosaurs and create your own dinosaur world.

    Under the Sea: We will swim with the dolphins and explore shipwrecks with the sharks, learn about sea turtles and have an underwater fun.

    Imagination & Beyond: Would you like to be a fairy or a pirate, a princess or a super hero? - this is your chance to dress and play the part!

    Sports: Keep our body and mind in perfect harmony while having fun playing tennis, golf, soccer, ice skating, paddle boating and more.

    All the Fun We Had This Summer! Recap the best moments of our summer and have more fun!

     

    Special Events & Programs

     
    Playschool On Ice

    Aug 10th –Aug 14th

    You are invited to participate in our Special Ice Show. Beginner and intermediate ice skaters are welcome!

    Spend a week in Sun Valley Playschool and practice the ice show routine and on Aug 14th we will perform in front of the parents.

    Space is limited!

     

     
    Ice Cream Party

    Friday August 21, 2015

    Wagon Ride, Picnic, Face Painting, Races, Bouncy Castle, Twister, Painting Contest, Ice Cream and more!

     

    Little Campers Packing List

    To ensure a good experience in our summer camp 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
    • Lunch box (a lunch can be provided at an additional cost - no nuts)
    • Water bottle
    • Helmets (will be provided if needed at no additional cost)
    • 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)

     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

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

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