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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

Closed until further notice

    Come and experience our amazing winter program in the picturesque Sun Valley Resort. Your child will learn to ice skate, ski, participate in snowshoeing adventures and take magic rides on a horse-drawn sleigh.
    But that’s not all! Sing winter songs, make snowflakes & ice sculptures, snuggle up with hot cocoa and listen to great stories. Time will fly while engaged in winter-themed hands-on activities. Hope to see you there!


    12/20/19 - 1/5/20, 2/15 - 2/23/20 
    Winter Playschool - Non-skiing childcare

    Location: Sun Valley Playschool
    Ages: 18 months - 30 months
    Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)$169
    Half Day (9 am - 1 pm)$119


    Ages: 30 months - 5 years
    Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)$159
    Half Day (9 am - 1 pm)$109
    Lunch: $10



    Daycare with ski lessons
    Ages: 2 - 4 years
    Location: Dollar Kindercare 
    Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)$345
    Half Day (9 am - 12 pm)$260
    *childcare, private ski lesson, lift tickets, rental equipment and helmets included


    Winter Camp

    Non-skier children
    Location: Dollar Kindercare 
    Ages: 18mo- 30mo
    Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)$150
    Half Day (9 am - 1 pm)$95
    Ages: 30mo- 5yrs
    Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)$135
    Half Day (9 am - 1 pm)$85



    Daycare with ski lessons
    Ages: 2 - 4 years
    Location: Dollar Kindercare 
    Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)$330
    Half Day (9 am - 12 pm)$235
    *childcare, private ski lesson, lift tickets, rental equipment and helmets included


    Daily Schedule

    For non-skiers only

    9am - 10 amRegistration / indoor play/arts and crafts/snacks
    10 am - 11:30 am Morning outdoor activity
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm Story and music time
    12 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch / quiet time
    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Snack, getting ready for outdoor activity
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon outdoor activity
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pmIndoor play/arts and crafts/sign out


    Monday Build a snowman | Music & story hour | Snowshoeing | Arts & crafts
    Tuesday Snow Yoga | Music/story hour | Ice skating | Arts & crafts
    Wednesday Sledding | Music/story hour | Bowling | Arts & crafts
    Thursday Gymnastics | Music/story hour | Snowshoeing | Arts & crafts
    Friday Snow dance | Music/story hour | Ice skating | Arts & crafts
    Saturday Build a snowman | Music/story hour | Bowling | Arts & crafts
    Sunday Kids pick the activities! | Music/Story time | Arts & crafts


    KinderCub – beginner ski program ages 2y-4y includes child care before & after ski lesson and a private ski lesson

    Day Care – non-skiers programs ages 18mo-5yrs, activities may include: ice skating, snow shoeing, bowling, sledding, indoor/outdoor play arts & crafts, yoga and more

    Extreme weather – yoga, music, stories & games, bowling, arts & crafts.

    Hours and activities may change.

    For local discount: call Dollar Kindercare at 208 622-2009



    Little Tots

    Ages 18 to 30 months

    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Yoga
    • Arts & crafts
    • Story & music time
    • Nature walks
    • Sleigh/wagon rides

    Big Kids

    Ages 2.5 years to 5 years

    • Indoor /outdoor play
    • Yoga
    • Arts & crafts
    • Story & music time
    • Nature walks
    • Ice skating
    • Bowling
    • Snowshoeing
    • Winter relay races
    • Scavenger hunts
    • Winter golf
    • Sleigh/wagon rides


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


    Special Events & Programs

    For non-skiers only

    Thanksgiving Schedule
    November 25 Fall scavenger hunt | Music/story hour | Bowling | Fall leaves turkey
    November 26 Snow Yoga | Music/story hour | Snowshoeing | Turkey wreath
    November 27 Gymnastics | Music/story hour | Ice skating | Pine cone turkey
    November 28 Build a snow turkey | Music/Story Hour | Turkey hunt | Stain glass turkey
    November 29 Horse-drawn wagon ride | Music & Story Hour | Fingerprint turkey
    November 30 Build a snowman | Dancing with ribbons | Snowshoeing | Music/story hour
    December 1 Snow yoga | Music/Story Hour | Ice skating | Bubble wrap turkey


    Holiday Schedule
    December 23 Bowling | Music & story hour | Build a snowman | Arts & crafts
    December 24 Kids Yoga | Music/story hour | Winter scavenger hunt | Arts & crafts
    December 25 Snow Play | Music/story hour | Snowshoeing | Arts & crafts
    December 26 Ice Skating | Music/story hour | Arts & crafts
    December 27 Horse drawn sleigh ride | Hot cocoa & story time | Arts & crafts
    December 28 Bowling | Be a polar bear for a day - games, stories, crafts & more!
    December 29 Ice Skating | Gymnastics | On-snow adventures
    December 30 Winter Scavenger Hunt | Music/story hour | Christmas craft
    December 31 Playtime with toys from Santa! | Sledding | Arts & Crafts
    January 1 Bowling | Music/story hour | Build a snowman contest | Arts & Crafts
    January 2 Snow Yoga | Music/story hour | Snowshoeing | Snowman snack! | Arts & Crafts
    January 3 Horse drawn sleigh ride | Hot cocoa and story time | Music/ Arts & Crafts
    January 4 Ice Skating | Music/story hour | Winter games & exciting prizes | Arts & Crafts
    January 5 Sledding | Music/story hour | Bowling | Arts & Crafts


    Adventure Nights

    All Aboard! Catch a ride to the movies on Sun Valley Express

    December 27

    Pick-up: SV Lodge 6pm - 6:30pm
    Drop-off: SV Lodge 8:25pm
    Ages: 3 (potty trained) - 12years
    Attire: dress warm, feel free to bring your favorite stuffy or blanket
    Special encounter: SV Polar Bear
    Movie: TBD

    Train Ride/Movie/Popcorn/Drinks: $40

    Advance reservations required/Limited space available

    Would you like to join the children? Movie tickets can be purchased at the SV Opera House: $8/person


    Do you want to build a snowman?

    January 2nd

    Location: Limelight Room
    Ages: 3 (potty trained) - 12years
    Times: 6pm-9pm
    Special appearance: Ice princess and friends
    Activities: Climbing Wall, Blow-up Twister, Climbing Structures, Black Lights Bubble Madness, Ezzy-Roller Obstacle Course, String& Tires Obstacle Courses, Games with prizes, Snowman making station, Ice Princess’s Nook, Movie and more

    Price: $60, dinner provided

    Advance reservations required/Limited space available


    Packing List

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

    • Snow boots, snow pants, jacket
    • Hat and mittens
    • Extra set of clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Favorite toy or blanket – to help with the transition
    • Lunch box (lunch can be provided at an additional cost - no nuts)
    • Helmets (will be provided if needed at no additional cost)
    • Please label all your child’s belongings

    Additional items for toddlers:

    • Diapers and Wipes
    • Formula/milk and bottles (if needed)

    Additional items for children enrolled in the KinderCub program:

    • Helmet (included in the ski/daycare packages)
    • Ski boots (included in the ski/daycare packages)
    • Skis (included in the ski/daycare packages)

    Parents' presence needed for fitting the children in their ski equipment.

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


    Dollar Kindercare​(208) 622-2009

    Village Playschool​(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 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! 




    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


    Bike Rental$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:


    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.


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


    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


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

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