KIDS ADVENTURE DAY CAMPS

Whistler Blackcomb's Summer Adventure Camps feature 1, 3 & 5 day camps for kids aged 3-4 (Minis), 5-7 (Junior), 8-12 (Youth) and 13-16 (Teen) years old. Activities include trips to Lost Lake, The Lil'wat Cultural Center, Whistler's Outdoor Water Park and the Family Adventure Zone presented by Nintendo.

CAMP INFORMATION

SUMMER DROP OFF TIME PICK UP TIME
  • June 25 - Sept 2
    7days/week
9:00 - 9:30 am 3:00 pm
 

THE KIDS ADVENTURE DAY CAMPS ARE NOW OVER.


THANKS FOR A GREAT SEASON AND HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT SUMMER!
 
2018 Pricing

CAMP PRICING

3 - 4 YEARS 5 - 7 YEARS 8 - 12 YEARS 13 -16 YEARS
Full Day $101 $101 $101 $109
AM Half Day $53 $53 N/A N/A
PM Half Day $53 $53 N/A N/A
3 Day Camp N/A N/A N/A $285
5 Day Camp** $455 $455 $455 N/A

*Prices are subject to tax and include lunch and snacks. 
**5 days are intended to be consecutive.


PLEASE NOTEIf you would like to extend your child’s camp experience, Aftercare is available for $20.00 a day extending your child’s camp experience an extra 2hrs until 5pm. Please call our reservations line at 1-800-766-0449 to book aftercare.

Sea to Sky locals and Season Pass Holders rates are available for the Camp. Please contact reservations to see if these rates apply.
Note: Only one discount can apply to the camp at a time.

MINI AGES (3-4) AND JUNIOR AGES (5-7)

CAMP ACTIVITIES

Mondays - Lost Lake Adventure
  • What better way to start camp than at Lost Lake? The morning begins with a variety of arts and crafts at the Whistler Kids Center in Blackcomb Base. Campers are fed a healthy snack then take a quick bus ride to Lost Lake where the fun and games continue. Under supervision kids are also encouraged to play in the sand and water on the beautiful Lost Lake shoreline. The group then returns to Blackcomb Kids to eat lunch. After lunch campers spend their last hour having a blast at the Blackcomb’s Adventure Zone, activities include luge, bouncy castle, bungee jumping and spider web crawl, among other things.

Tuesdays – PEAK 2 PEAK & Fossils, Fur & Fire Geology Experience
  • Kids experience the marvel that is Whistler's PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola along with our Fossils, Fur and Fire tour. The morning begins with a play in the park along with arts and crafts activities. After an early lunch campers take the village gondola to the top of Whistler Mountain to ride the record breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola across the valley that divides whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. Once at the other end of the Peak to Peak campers will travel through time with one of our experienced Kids geologists, and learn about our local wildlife, volcanoes, and different types of rocks and fossils.

Wednesdays – Cultural Centre
  • Day three of camp features a nature walk and a trip to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural center. In the morning kids are taken on a nature walk on Blackcomb Mountain and collect items for their own nature themed arts and crafts activity. After lunch we will visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center. Upon arriving campers are greeted with an authentic Lil’wat welcome song and cultural performance. Following the show each group is given a tour of the center to learn about the Squamish and Lil’wat traditional territories, languages, traditional practices and contemporary cultures.

Thursdays – Splash Pad
  • It’s time to cool off at the Whistler Outdoor Water Park. The morning is spent playing games and running around at the park. After an early lunch kids board the ‘Wave Transit Bus’ to Meadow Park. At the Whistler Outdoor Water Park kids can splash around, shoot water guns and even play on the mini water slide to cool off from the summer heat! (Other activities will be arraigned if weather does not facilitate outdoor play).
Fridays – Adventure Zone
  • Kids fully explore the Blackcomb Family Adventure Zone. Campers have the opportunity to experience a variety of fun filled activities from luge to bungee trampoline, over 14 activities are available. In the morning, designated group activities are chosen for kids to do together and in the afternoon kids pick what activity they want to do. There is never a dull moment at Whistler’s Summer Adventure Camp.

Saturday - Sports and Games Day
  • Join us for a day of fun and adventure. We will spend the day doing summer camp games and team sports. Take part in sports like mini golf, soccer or play games like relay races and capture the flag. It’s the perfect way to have fun, get to know Whistler and make new friends.

Sunday – Audain Art Museum - Art and Nature Day
  • Spend the day at Whistler Kids with a full day of Art and Nature! Start the morning off visiting the Audain Art Museum where Campers will have a tour of the Museum and participate in a specialized art project run by the Audain. The day will be spent exploring nature trails around Whistler while stopping and doing art projects along the way. Try your hand at Nature painting or maybe make dream catcher. There will be lots of art and adventure to be had.
    • Please Note the Audain Tour and Art portion of the day is not available until Sunday July 8th 2018.

 
YOUTH AGES (8-12)

Mondays - Lost Lake Orienteering
  • The ‘Orienteering Adventure’ through Lost Lake challenges participants physically and mentally. The morning is spent learning the basics of Orienteering, how to use a compass, read maps, and other useful navigation skills. Once a route has been picked, lunches are packed and campers catch the bus to Lost Lake to practice their new skills. Upon return, if time permits, kids are given the opportunity to play at the Blackcomb’s Adventure Zone.

Tuesdays – PEAK 2 PEAK Mountain Top Hike & Geological Adventure 
  • Fun and learning continues with a Peak 2 Peak Mountain top hike with our skilled geologist. In the morning campers will head over to the Whistler Gondola where Lunches are packed and the group heads up the mountain at 10am.  Campers meet their Geological guide at the top and head out on one of Whistler Blackcomb’s mountain top hiking trails. Campers will travel through time with one of our experienced geologists, and learn about our local wildlife, volcanoes, and different types of rocks and fossils.  Depending on the selected trail, campers could visit the world-record breaking Peak 2 Peak Gondola at the start or the end of their hike. The Peak 2 Peak currently holds the world record for the longest free span between lift towers and the highest freestanding gondola ride.

Wednesdays – Cultural Centre
  • Summer Adventure Camps visits the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center. The morning is spent exploring Whistler on an exciting scavenger hunt. Learning about Whistler's history while racing against another team or time. After lunch the group visits the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center. After lunch we will visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center. Upon arriving campers are greeted with an authentic Lil’wat welcome song and cultural performance. Following the show each groups is given a tour of the center to learn about the Squamish and Lil’wat traditional territories, languages, traditional practices and contemporary cultures.
Thursdays – Alta Lake Bike, Ride, & Swim Adventure
  • Campers will take their lunches and bike the valley trail system to Rainbow Park. They will have lots of fun swimming in Alta Lake and playing beach games. Under supervision the kids can enjoy jumping off of the dock, swimming in the lake waters and playing different beach games. Then they will bike ride back to the Whistler Kids at Blackcomb Base.
***All Thursday 8-12 Alta Lake Bike & Swim adventure kids must know how to ride a bike to get to the lake. Bookings must be in by Wednesday at 10am. If they do not know how to ride a bike or have not booked in time then can join the Water Park Adventure on Thursdays***
 
Fridays – Adventure Zone and Archery
  • Exclusive to Adventure Camp participants, is the opportunity to be introduced to archery! In the morning campers can try their hand at archery and compete to hit targets and hone their accuracy. In the afternoon participants experience some of our exciting Adventure Zone activities. Campers have the opportunity to sample a variety of fun filled activities from luge to bungee trampoline, over 14 activities are available.

Saturday – Disc Golf
  • Adventure Campers will head to the golf course by bus. Once at the course Campers will get to try out the Whistler Disc Golf Course. It is a growing sport mixing the beauty of hiking thorough nature with the fun game of Disc Golf. Campers will then have lunch out on the course followed by a small hike after, time permitting.

Sunday – Audain Art Museum - Art and Nature Day
  • Spend the day at Whistler Kids with a full day of Art and Nature! Start the morning off visiting the Audain Art Museum where Campers will have a tour of the Museum and participate in a specialized art project run by the Audain. The day will be spent exploring nature trails around Whistler while stopping and doing art projects along the way. Try your hand at Nature painting or maybe make dream catcher. There will be lots of art and adventure to be had.
    • Please Note the Audain Tour and Art portion of the day is not available until Sunday July 8th 2018.
THINGS TO BRING NOTES
  • Hiking shoes
  • Proper clothing for daily weather
  • Back pack with sunscreen, water bottle, sun hat, (swim suit and towel on Thursday)
  • Please come sun screened (Councilors will re-apply throughout the day)
Whistler Kids is located at the Base of Blackcomb Mountain in the Upper Village.
  • To avoid disappointment, we strongly recommend advanced reservations for all children's programs.
  • On the first day of participation, an Emergency form will need to be completed at the facility by the parents/guardian. We now also require parents to bring a photo of their child to attach to the Emergency form.
  • Parents may be asked to show their children's identification, as the age guidelines are strict and we cannot take underage children in our program.
  • Our Whistler Kids Childcare Centres are licensed under the 'Community Care Facility Act' by the Government of British Columbia. 

NEW PROGRAM FOR TEENS

Teen guided hiking ages 13-16. Requests for older ages to join are welcome. Runs Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Teens will have a great time exploring all that Whistler has to offer when it comes to hiking. Hikers will have the opportunity to hike with a professional and fun guide on different types of trails. From the top of Whistler's peak to the haunting ghost town on green lake.


MONDAY

Ghost Town, Summer

Parkhurst Ghost Town hike starts with being dropped off near the Parkhurst Ghost town sight on Green Lake. Take time to explore this abandoned old logging village. Explore the winding paths finding abandoned houses and objects along the way. Continue on the Sea to Sky trail where you will have spectacular views of Whistlers Green Lake and Rainbow Mountain. Finish the trail at the mouth of Fitzsimons Creek where the Camp shuttle will pick you up.


TUESDAY

Early Season - Lost Lake Nature Trail, Summer - High Note Trail. The best hiking experience on Whistler Mountain. Starting behind the Inukshuk at the top of the Peak Express chairlift, hikers will enjoy stunning views of Black Tusk and Cheakamus Lake as they descend through rugged terrain that mellows into a rolling course. Loop back to the Roundhouse Lodge by heading north at the trail junction away from Flute Summit and Singing Pass.

Length: 9.4km (5.8mi) Time Required: 3-4 hours (loop from Top of the World Summit to Roundhouse Lodge) Elevation Change: 258m (846ft)

 

WEDNESDAY

Early Season - Train Wreck, Summer - Decker Loop

Decker Loop. Connecting with Overlord Trail, the Decker Loop is a world-class alpine trail and the best hiking experience on Blackcomb Mountain. Start this journey by hiking clockwise up and into Garibaldi Provincial Park with incredible views of ancient mountain peaks, the Overlord Glacier and the Decker Tarn – a glacial alpine lake. Length: 1.8km (1.1mi); 45-75 minutes (one-way)


Length: 7.1km (4.4mi) Time Required: 3-4 hours (loop from Rendezvous) Elevation Change: 261m (856ft)