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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 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 3 - September 6, 2019
    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 - 30mos 2.5yrs - 5 Yrs
    Half Day
    9am - 1pm
    $105 $85
    Full Day
    (9am - 4pm)
    $135 $115
    Weekly rate $620 $525
    Lunch $10 $10

     

    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 - 12:00 pm Morning outdoor activity
    12 pm - 12:30 pm Lunch
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Story and music time, nap time/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, golf putting, 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.

    *Safety of the children is the main priority of our staff. We reserve the rights to withhold a child from any activities if safety it’s a concern!

     

     

    Little Tots

    Ages 18 to 30 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 2.5 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 2019 Theme Weeks

     
    June 3 - June 9Here we go again!

    A lineup of the best camp activities that will follow!

    June 10 - June 16Alien Adventure!

    Let your imagination travel far beyond our galaxy!

    June 17 - June 23Busy hands, busy minds

    Exciting adventures…Busy minds and amazing hands-on activities!

    June 24 - June 30Little explorers

    The mountains await! Backpacks and hiking shoes – let’s explore the wilderness!

    July 1 - July 5"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 8 – July 122.100 Degrees Fahrenheit

    The magic of science for curious minds!

    July 15 – July 19Shakes and wiggles

    Gymnastics, Yoga, Zumba, relay races and more!

    July 22 – July 26To infinity and beyond!

    Play out our favor movie character while keeping active

    July 29 – August 4Yellow Submarine

    Mysteries of land and ocean revealed through exciting stories and activities!

    August 5 – August 11Playschool on ice

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

    August 12 - August 19The wheels go round and round

    Ride in style to your favored activities: wagon rides, train rides, biking, bus rides and more!

    August 19 - August 25Favorite Superheroes

    All about your favorite superheroes and special guests!

    August 26 - September 1It’s more than painting - It’s Art!

    Explore ways to use color and creative thinking that will bring your inner artist to life - Kids Zone Art Expo on Friday

    September 2 - September 6It happened in Sun Valley

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

     

    Special Events & Programs

     
    Capes and Crowns Encounters

    Amazing opportunity for your child to meet, take pictures and interact with their favored characters!

    Ages 5 & under

    Hours: 3pm - 4pm
    Dates: June 13, June 28, July 11, July 23, August 13, August 23

    Price: included in camp rate if enrolled in Playschool. $25 if not in camps (cookies & lemonade included)

    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: 2pm - 4pm
    Dates: June 20, July 18, August 15, August 29

    Price: included in camp rate if enrolled in Playschool/ Adventure Camp. $45 if not in camps (all materials included, final product to be shared with friends at the end of the class).

    Limited space available / Pre-registration required.

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

    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 5 - August 9 (Ice Show August 9 at 4:30pm)

    Price: regular camp price
    Costume: $15

    Registration deadline: Friday, July 20.  Limited space available

    All aboard!

    Train ride to Sun Valley Opera House for movie, drinks and popcorn!

    Ages 3 - 10

    Hours: 6 pm - 8:30 pm
    Dates: TBD

    Price: $20

    Limited space available

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

     

    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
    • Small backpack
    • 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)
    • Layers - sweatshirts, jackets, rain coats (cool or rainy days)
    • Please label all your child’s belongings

    Additional items for non toddlers:

    • Diapers and Wipes
    • Formula and bottles (if needed)
    • Baby food (if needed)

     

     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, 8am – 5pm
    June 3 through August 30, closed July 4 & 8-12
    Ages: 6 - 10 years 
    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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