Kids & Youth

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


Re-Opens June 8th


Come and experience our amazing summer program in the picturesque Sun Valley Resort. Your child will spend the day enjoying what Sun Valley has to offer: nature adventures, scavenger hunts, Gondola rides, hayrides, ice skating, duck feeding, paddle boating, picnics at the lake, just to name a few! 

But that’s not all!  Sing summer theme-related songs, stories & games, indoor/outdoor activities, arts & crafts.  Don't fret if it rains!  We have activities for that, too!  

*Times & activities are subject to change

Dates: June 8, 2020 - September 5, 2020


  Ages   Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)    Half Day (9 am - 1 pm)  
Little Tots    18-30 mo   $135* $105*
Big Kids   30 mo -5 yrs   $110* $85*

Daily Schedule

8 am - 9:30 am: Registration / indoor play/arts and crafts
9:30 am - 10 am: Snacks, getting ready for outdoor activities
10 am - 12:00 pm: Morning outdoor activity
12 pm - 12:30 pm: Story and music time
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch, nap time/quiet time, crafts
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: Snacks, getting ready for afternoon outdoor activity
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Afternoon outdoor activity
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Crafts, playground, pick-up


Little Tots  – Activities: Indoor/Outdoor play; Nature walks/short hikes; Picnics at the lake, Hayrides; Visits to the stables; Feed the Ducks; Kid’s Yoga/ Zumba/Gymnastics; Scavenger hunts; Relay Races; Arts& Crafts; Baking Classes; Royal & Superheroes Encounters; Train Rides; pack’n’play & cots available for naps

Day Care – Activities: Indoor /Outdoor play; Tennis; Ice skating*; Putting golf; Biking; Paddle boating; Gondola rides; Hay rides; Picnics at the lake; Hiking/Nature Adventures; Feed the Ducks; River explorations; Relay Races; Scavenger Hunts; Visits to the stables; Bowling; Soccer; Kid’s Yoga/Zumba/Gymnastics; Kid’s science; Baking Classes; Royal & Superheroes Encounters; Train Rides; Arts& Crafts

*Safety of the children is our main priority.  We reserve the right to withhold a child from any activity if it's a concern. 

For local pricing and hours please call or email: 

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 will 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$115


Bike Rental$12


Cancellation policy: 24 hours advance notice 

(208) 622-2254 

Location: Carol's Dollar Lodge

Limited Space Available

Special Events & Programs

Advance reservations required/Limited space available

Reserve: (208) 622-228

Capes and Crowns Encounters

Amazing opportunity for your child to meet their favorite characters!
Hours: 3 pm -4 pm
Dates: June 10th, June 25th, July 8th, July 23rd, August 7th and August 18th
Ages: 5 and under 
Price: $25 or included in camp rate if enrolled in playschool

Kids Bake and Flow

Unique baking classes lead by Sun Valley Pastry Chef Florence Pittsley. Children will develop a baking vocabulary, learn to measure, read and follow a recipe while developing a love for baking!
Hours: 3 pm - 5 pm
Dates: June 24th, July 16th, August 12th
Ages: 4-10 yrs 
Price: $45 or included in camp rate if enrolled in playschool

Ice Skating Camp

Beginner and intermediate skaters will participate in daily ice skating lessons. On Friday afternoon the families (free of charge) are welcome to join the children on ice and skate with the Ice Princess!
Hours: 9 am - 4 pm daily
Dates: August 3rd - August 7th
Ages: 3 - 8 yrs 
Price: Regular Camp Price. MUST REGISTER BY JULY 20

Theater Camp

This week the children will emerge in the wonderful world of theater. The children will audition and perform on stage at our preschool theater play, The Echo.
Hours: 9 am - 4 pm daily
Dates: July 13th - July 19th
Ages: 3 - 6 yrs 
Price: Regular Camp Price

Playschool Packing List

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

  • Small backpack to carry water bottle & snacks!
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Socks (for ice skating days)
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen (please sunscreen your child before drop-off)
  • Favorite toy or blanket – to help with the transition
  • Lunch box 
  • Helmets (will be provided if needed at no additional cost)
  • Bike (only on bike days, can be rented through Pete Lane in the Village if needed)
  • Please label all your child’s belongings

Additional items for toddlers:

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

Sun Valley is not responsible for any lost items! Please label all the children’s belongings!!

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

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

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.


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