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We want Sun Valley Resort to be a magical place for everyone in your family, and our kids’ camps let children discover their own sense of adventure within a safe and nurturing environment. Sun Valley's kids programs give young children the opportunity to experience engaging, age-appropriate outdoor and indoor activities across the entire resort. There's never been a better time to introduce your little one to the amazing adventures and experiences that Sun Valley provides.

 

    Summer Camp

    Come and experience our amazing winter program in the picturesque Sun Valley Resort. Your child will spend the day enjoying what Sun Valley has to offer: nature adventures, scavenger hunts, bowling, snow shoeing, ice skating, duck feeding, sledding, relay races just to name a few! 

    *Times & activities are subject to change

    Dates: June 7 - August 27 
    Hours: 9am - 4pm

    Pricing
      Ages   Full Day (9 am - 4 pm)    Half Day (9 am - 1 pm)  
    Sun Bears    2 - 2.5 yrs  $120 $95
    Wolves & Mountaineers   31 mo -5 yrs   $110 $85
    Daily Schedule

    09:00am - 09:30am registration, indoor/outdoor play, crafts
    09:30am - 10:00am snacks, getting ready for outdoor activities
    10:00am - 12:00pm morning outdoor activity
    12:00pm - 12:30pm story and music time
    12:30pm - 01:00pm lunch, nap time*/quiet time, crafts
    01:00pm - 02:00pm snacks, getting ready for outdoor activities
    02:00pm - 04:00pm afternoon outdoor activity, crafts, playground pick-up

    Activities/Ages 

    The Sun Bears (2s-Young 3s)
    Location: Playschool Building
    Activities: Indoor/Outdoor play; Nature walks/short hikes; Picnics at the lake, Hay rides; 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

    The Wolves (3s-4s)
    Location: Sawtooth Building

    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

    The Mountaineers (5s- young 6s)
    Location: Dollar Mountain Kindercare

    Activities: Indoor/Outdoor play; Tennis; Ice skating; Putting golf; Biking; Paddle boating; Gondola rides; Hay rides; Picnics at the lake; Hiking/Mountain Adventures; 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

    Little Campers Summer Packing List

    To ensure a good experience in our summer camp we 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 Hats Sunscreen (please sunscreen your child before drop-off)
    • Favorite toy or blanket –to help with transition
    • Lunch Box (lunch and two extra snacks; no Camp lunch available, NO NUTS)
    • Water bottle
    • Helmets (will be provided if needed for 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 toddlers: Diapers and Wipes Nap sack

    PLEASE PROVIDE THE EPI –PEN, INHALER, ETC.IF NEEDED!

    Sun Valley Health Policy

    In our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, additional health measures have been added to our daily camp routine. Sun Valley Playschool is closely following all CDC guidelines and Sun Valley city ordinances for daycares and camps. Changes to our health policy will be made if necessary.

    Social Distancing Strategies

    • Total preschool capacity will be reduced by 30% and group sizes will be reduced.
    • Each group will be provided with their own designated space for assembly. When possible, the same staff member(s) will remain with their group for the entire day.
    • Drop-off/pick-up stations will be located at the entrance of the building with no parents/legal guardians allowed past the sign-in/sign-out station. Drop-off period is 9:00-9:30am. For early pick-up, please coordinate with our staff in advance by calling or emailing.
    • Playground access will be restricted to Playschool enrollees only.
    • When children are napping, mats (or cots) will be spaced out as much as possible. Please provide and label blankets and pillows for quiet time/nap time.
    • Idaho State COVID-19 travel regulations will be followed for each out-of-town camp request.

    Drop-Off & Pick-Up

    • Drop-off/pick-up stations will be placed inside the entrance of the building.
    • Limited direct contact with the parents is encouraged. Adults are asked to please wear face coverings.
    • Hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol will be provided next to sign-in/sign-out sheets.
    • Sanitizing wipes will be provided for cleaning pens and clip boards between each use.
    • Staff will greet the children at the entrance of the building and will bring the children back to the pick-up station at the end of the day.
    • Same parent or designated person should drop off and pick up the child every day. If possible, adults ages 65 and older, or adults with serious underlying medical conditions, should not pick up children to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.
    • Credit card on file will be used for any additional charges. No cash or checks will be accepted.

    Daily Health Screening

    • Health screenings will be conducted for each child upon arrival each morning.
    • A visual inspection of each child for signs of illness (flushed cheeks, rapid breathing, or difficulty breathing without recent physical activity; fatigue; or extreme fussiness) will be performed.
    • A temperature check will be performed with a non-contact thermometer.

    Meals

    • Children must bring their own lunches. Lunch will not be provided.
    • Parents must provide food and food containers that do not require Playschool staff's assistance in opening or handling.

    Healthy Hand Hygiene

    • Hand washing is a disease-prevention practice which must be done correctly and at appropriate times to be effective.
    • Children will be reminded to wash their hands at appropriate times throughout the day.
    • Children will be monitored for correct hand washing steps to ensure effectiveness.

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

    Winter Camp
    Sun Valley Winter Camp

    Dates: October 15, 2021-May 20, 2022
    Location: Young Summer Building

    Get ready for winter adventures at Sun Valley Resort! Our Winter Camp provides kids with the opportunity to experience all of the amazing things that the resort has to offer, including ice skating lessons, snowshoeing, snow yoga, and so much more.

    For reservations or more information, please call (208) 622-2288 or email playschool@sunvalley.com.
     

    Playschool / Kindercare Liability Waiver

    COVID-19 Liability Release

     

    Peak Season Pricing* Full Day (9am-4pm) Half Day (9am-1pm)
    Little Tots (ages 24-36 mos) $169 $119
    Big Kids (ages 37 mos-5 yrs) $159 $109

    *Peak season is Nov. 22-27, 2021; Dec. 20, 2021-Jan. 7, 2022; Feb. 14-21, 2022

    Regular Season Pricing Full Day (9am-4pm) Half Day (9am-1pm)
    Little Tots (ages 24-36 mos) $160 $105
    Big Kids (ages 37 mos-5 yrs) $150 $95


    Each winter camp session has a unique weekly theme. For more information, please call (208) 622-2288 or email playschool@sunvalley.com.

     

    Winter Activities** Little Tots (ages 24-36 mos) Big Kids (ages 37 mos-5 yrs)
    Yoga/Zumba/gymnastics X X
    Nature adventures X X
    Ice skating   X
    Bowling   X
    Snowshoeing   X
    Sledding X X
    Relay races X X
    Scavenger hunts X X
    Winter golf X X
    Wagon rides X X
    Sleigh rides (only offered 12/28/21; 1/20/22; 2/17/22) X X

    **If a child is too young for, or unable to participate in, a scheduled activity, an alternative activity will be offered. Child safety is our staff's main priority. We reserve the right to withhold a child from any activity if safety is a concern. Outdoor activities will be substituted for additional indoor activities in the case of extreme weather.

     

    Weekly Schedule***  
    Monday Build a snowman; music & story hour; snowshoeing; arts & crafts
    Tuesday Snow yoga; music & story hour; bowling; 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

    ***Schedule is subject to change.

     

    Detailed Daily Schedule  
    9:00-11:00am Registration; indoor play; crafts; snacks
    11:00am-12:30pm Morning outdoor activity
    12:30-1:00pm Story & music time
    1:00-2:00pm Lunch & quiet time
    2:00-2:30pm Snacks; prep for outdoor activities
    2:30-3:30pm Afternoon outdoor activity
    3:30-4:00pm Crafts; pick-up

     

    Winter Camp Packing List

    To ensure the best possible experience for your camper, we recommend packing the following items. Please label all belongings before drop-off. Sun Valley Playschool is not responsible for any lost or damaged belongings.

    • Completed release forms signed and submitted no later than the first day of camp
    • Snow boots
    • Snow pants
    • Waterproof jacket
    • Hat
    • Mittens
    • Extra set of clothes
    • Blanket/sleeping bag & pillow for quiet time/nap time
    • Sunscreen (face stick only)
    • Favorite toy or blanket (to help with transition)
    • Lunch box: 2 snacks & lunch (lunch is not provided; please, no nuts!)
    • Water bottle
    • Helmet (for ice skating - if needed, one will be provided at no additional charge)
    • Diapers & wipes
    • Epipen, inhaler, etc. (if needed)

     

    Sun Valley Health Policy

    In our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, additional health measures have been added to our daily camp routine. Sun Valley Playschool is closely following all CDC guidelines and Sun Valley city ordinances for daycares and camps. Changes to our health policy will be made if necessary.

    Social Distancing Strategies

    • Total camp capacity will be reduced by 30% and group sizes will be reduced.
    • Each group will be provided with their own designated space for assembly. When possible, the same staff member(s) will remain with their group for the entire day.
    • Drop-off/pick-up stations will be located at the entrance of the building with no parents/legal guardians allowed past the sign-in/sign-out station. Drop-off period is 9:00-9:30am. For early pick-up, please coordinate with our staff in advance by calling or emailing.
    • Playground access will be restricted to Playschool enrollees only.
    • When children are napping, mats (or cots) will be spaced out as much as possible. Please provide and label blankets and pillows for quiet time/nap time.
    • Idaho State COVID-19 travel regulations will be followed for each out-of-town camp request.

    Drop-Off & Pick-Up

    • Drop-off/pick-up stations will be placed inside the entrance of the building.
    • Limited direct contact with the parents is encouraged. Adults are asked to please wear face coverings.
    • Hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol will be provided next to sign-in/sign-out sheets.
    • Sanitizing wipes will be provided for cleaning pens and clip boards between each use.
    • Staff will greet the children at the entrance of the building and will bring the children back to the pick-up station at the end of the day.
    • Same parent or designated person should drop off and pick up the child every day. If possible, adults ages 65 and older, or adults with serious underlying medical conditions, should not pick up children to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.
    • Credit card on file will be used for any additional charges. No cash or checks will be accepted.

    Daily Health Screening

    • Health screenings will be conducted for each child upon arrival each morning.
    • A visual inspection of each child for signs of illness (flushed cheeks, rapid breathing, or difficulty breathing without recent physical activity; fatigue; or extreme fussiness) will be performed.
    • A temperature check will be performed with a non-contact thermometer.

    Meals

    • Children must bring their own lunches. Lunch will not be provided.
    • Parents must provide food and food containers that do not require Playschool staff's assistance in opening or handling.

    Healthy Hand Hygiene

    • Hand washing is a disease-prevention practice which must be done correctly and at appropriate times to be effective.
    • Children will be reminded to wash their hands at appropriate times throughout the day.
    • Children will be monitored for correct hand washing steps to ensure effectiveness.
    Preschool
    Sun Valley Preschool

    For children ages 2-5.
    Location: Sun Valley Playschool

    Exploration and discovery start here! Sun Valley Preschool nurtures individuality and creativity with the goal of providing an environment where children can learn and grow at their own pace. We offer a nine-month curriculum that supports your child's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development, with emphases on arts and crafts; language and literacy; learning about the "big wide world"; and teaching your kid to love music and math.

    To register or for more information, please call (208) 622-2288 or email playschool@sunvalley.com.
     

    Preschool Liability Waiver

    COVID-19 Liability Release

    Parent/Legal Guardian Preschool Agreement

    Sun Valley Playschool Code of Honor

     

    Enrollment Options Price*
    Full-time (preschool + extended care): 5 days/week, 8am-5pm $275/week
    Full-time (preschool only): 5 days/week, 8am-1pm $200/week
    Part-time (preschool + extended care): 3 days/week, 8am-5pm $175/week
    Part-time (preschool only): 3 days/week, 8am-1pm $120/week

    *Prices are for full school year enrollment only. No drop-in rate available.

    To register or for more information, please call (208) 622-2288 or email playschool@sunvalley.com.
     

    Daily Schedule*  
    8:00-9:30am Sign-in; preschool learning tubs; free play
    9:30-10:30am Circle time
    10:30-11:00am Morning snack; story time
    11:00am-12:30pm Outdoor adventures; preschool activities
    12:30-1:00pm Lunch
    1:00-1:30pm Story time
    1:30-3:00pm Nap/quiet time
    3:00-3:30pm Afternoon snack
    3:30-5:00pm Indoor/outdoor play; arts & crafts; sign-out

    *Schedule is subject to change.

     

    Daily Activities

    Preschool activities include:**

    • Theme-related songs
    • Stories & games
    • Indoor/outdoor play
    • Arts & crafts
    • Hiking/nature adventures
    • Feeding the ducks
    • Relay races
    • Scavenger hunts
    • Visits to the stables
    • Bowling
    • Kid’s yoga/Zumba/gymnastics
    • Kid’s science
    • Ice skating
    • Mini golf
    • Biking
    • Gondola rides
    • Wagon rides
    • Baking classes
    • Train rides

    **If a child is too young for, or unable to participate in, a scheduled activity, an alternative activity will be offered. Child safety is our staff's main priority. We reserve the right to withhold a child from any activity if safety is a concern. Outdoor activities will be substituted for additional indoor activities in the case of extreme weather.

     

    Preschool Packing List

    To ensure the best possible experience for your child, we recommend packing the following items. Please label all belongings before drop-off. Sun Valley Playschool is not responsible for any lost or damaged belongings.

    • Completed release forms signed and submitted no later than the first day of preschool
    • Warm clothes (fall)
    • Snow boots (winter)
    • Snow pants (winter)
    • Waterproof jacket (winter)
    • Hat (winter)
    • Mittens (winter)
    • Extra set of clothes
    • Blanket/sleeping bag & pillow for quiet time/nap time
    • Sunscreen (face stick only)
    • Favorite toy or blanket (to help with transition)
    • Lunch box: 2 snacks & lunch (lunch is not provided; please, no nuts!)
    • Water bottle
    • Helmet (for ice skating - if needed, one will be provided at no additional charge)
    • Diapers & wipes
    • Epipen, inhaler, etc. (if needed)

     

    Sun Valley Health Policy

    In our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, additional health measures have been added to our daily camp routine. Sun Valley Playschool is closely following all CDC guidelines and Sun Valley city ordinances for daycares and camps. Changes to our health policy will be made if necessary.

    Social Distancing Strategies

    • Total preschool capacity will be reduced by 30% and group sizes will be reduced.
    • Each group will be provided with their own designated space for assembly. When possible, the same staff member(s) will remain with their group for the entire day.
    • Drop-off/pick-up stations will be located at the entrance of the building with no parents/legal guardians allowed past the sign-in/sign-out station. Drop-off period is 9:00-9:30am. For early pick-up, please coordinate with our staff in advance by calling or emailing.
    • Playground access will be restricted to Playschool enrollees only.
    • When children are napping, mats (or cots) will be spaced out as much as possible. Please provide and label blankets and pillows for quiet time/nap time.
    • Idaho State COVID-19 travel regulations will be followed for each out-of-town camp request.

    Drop-Off & Pick-Up

    • Drop-off/pick-up stations will be placed inside the entrance of the building.
    • Limited direct contact with the parents is encouraged. Adults are asked to please wear face coverings.
    • Hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol will be provided next to sign-in/sign-out sheets.
    • Sanitizing wipes will be provided for cleaning pens and clip boards between each use.
    • Staff will greet the children at the entrance of the building and will bring the children back to the pick-up station at the end of the day.
    • Same parent or designated person should drop off and pick up the child every day. If possible, adults ages 65 and older, or adults with serious underlying medical conditions, should not pick up children to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.
    • Credit card on file will be used for any additional charges. No cash or checks will be accepted.

    Daily Health Screening

    • Health screenings will be conducted for each child upon arrival each morning.
    • A visual inspection of each child for signs of illness (flushed cheeks, rapid breathing, or difficulty breathing without recent physical activity; fatigue; or extreme fussiness) will be performed.
    • A temperature check will be performed with a non-contact thermometer.

    Meals

    • Children must bring their own lunches. Lunch will not be provided.
    • Parents must provide food and food containers that do not require Playschool staff's assistance in opening or handling.

    Healthy Hand Hygiene

    • Hand washing is a disease-prevention practice which must be done correctly and at appropriate times to be effective.
    • Children will be reminded to wash their hands at appropriate times throughout the day.
    • Children will be monitored for correct hand washing steps to ensure effectiveness.
    Policies
    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 your child may have. Sun Valley Playschool and Sun Valley Adventure Camp reserve the right to refuse any child due to illness to ensure the health of other children and our staff.

    Reservations

    • We have limited space available - reservations are recommended.
    • Walk-ins are welcome (subject to availability).

    Cancelation

    • Playschool and Adventure Camp reservations may be canceled without penalty up to 48 hours before your scheduled drop-off time. The fee for late cancellation (within 48 hours of your scheduled reservation) is $50.

     

    Questions? Give us a call or send us an email:

    ‚Äč(208) 622-2288

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