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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

 

    Dollar Kindercare / Winter Daycare is now closed for the season.
    Sun Valley Playschool will re-open on June 6th. Summer Adventure Camp dates are set for June 6 - September 2. We're looking forward to seeing you this summer!

    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 - 18 months 
    Full Day (9am - 4pm)$120
    Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$95
    Ages: 19 months - 5 years 
    Full Day (9am - 4pm)$105
    Half Day (9am - 1pm; 12pm - 4pm)$75
    Pre-paid camps15% off regular price
    Lunch (all ages)$10

    For local discount: call Playschool at 208 622-2288

    Evening

    Friday & Saturday - Kids' Night Out
    Advance reservation required
    Ages: 18 months - 7 years 
    Evening (6pm - 10pm)$70
    Dinner$10
     

    Infants

    Ages 3 to 18 months

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

    Little Tots

    Ages 18 to 36 months

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

    Big Kids

    Ages 3 years to 5 years

    • 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 6 -June 11Tennis Camp

    Get your wiggles out at the tennis court! Skipping, jumping, play catch and more – all to develop the skills we need to play tennis. Don't forget have lots of fun!

    June 13 - June 18Monsters of the sea and land

    Hope on our 'mystery machine' and unveil the secrets behind the monsters. Is it all a myth – come find out!

    June 20 - June 25Around the world (France & United Kingdom)
    We are kings/queens for a week. Build castles, float boats, play soccer and create beautiful art inspired by great artists like Monet, Cezanne & Degas.
    June 27 - July 2Space the final frontier

     Explore beyond our frontiers! Make spaceships, water rockets and have an alien hunt - this are just a few of out of this planet fun we will have this week.

    July 4 - July 9Western week

    Giddy-up! Put on your cowboy/cowgirl boots – it's a Wild West adventure. Rope steer heads, go on wagon rides - cowboy or Indian you choose; let the games begin!

    July 11 – July 16Dinosaurs

    Join us for a dinosaur stomp on modern time. Roar, eat, dance like a dinosaur – build volcanoes and have Jurassic fun!

    July 18 – July 23Fun with Fitness

    Stay fit and have a blast! Yoga, Zumba,Tennis, Soccer, Golf and more. Don't forget relay races and prizes- It's fitness time!

    July 25 – July 30Wonders of the world

    Have you heard about the Colossus of Rhodes or the Hanging Gardens of Babylon? This week we'll explore all 7 of this magnificent creations and more.

    August 1 – August 6Ocean Adventure

    Let's swim with whales and fly with pelicans! Picnics at the lake, paddle boating and water games are in the making. Bring your swimsuit – it's time to get wet!

    August 8 – August 13Ancient Egypt (non-skaters)

    I want to be an archeologist for a week! Discover tombs and mummies, extraordinary pyramids and their secret rooms, true artifacts and their stories. Let's start digging!

    August 8 – August 13Playschool on ice (skating kids)

    Daily ice-skating lessons and dance classes on and off the ice. Put on the costumes - it's show time!

    August 15 - August 20Fairies and Superheroes

    Batman, Ironman, Tinkerbell - don't stop there - let's bring them all to life and start a superheroes & fairies parade!

    August 22 – August 27Mad Science
    Put on your lab coats and goggles and let the ooey, gooey, slimy fun begin!
    August 29 - September 3The Best of the Best

    Did you have fun this summer? I know you did! – let's have some more!

     

    Special Events & Programs

     
    Playschool On Ice

    Aug 8th – Aug 13th

    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 13th we will perform in front of the parents.

    Space is limited!

     

     
    Ice Cream Party

    Friday August 26, 2016

    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

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    ​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, 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 Camp (Monday-Friday)15% off Drop-In Rate with Advance Payment
    Drop-In Daily Rate$105

    Extras

    Bike Rental$7
    Lunch$10

    For Local Discount: Call Adventure Camp at 208 622-2133

    Theme Weeks

     
    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!

     

    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
    • 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.

    Contact

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

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