Squaw Kids Adventure Camp Offers Endless Exploration this Summer at Squaw Valley

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For Immediate Release

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Liesl Kenney, Public Relations Director
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.452.7111 or lkenney@squawalpine.com

Sam Kieckhefer, Public Relations Coordinator
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.584.6035 or skieckhefer@squawalpine.com


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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] May 25, 2017 – Squaw Valley announces the return of its popular Squaw Kids Adventure Camp for kids to explore and discover outdoor activities across Squaw Valley mountain resort during the summer months. Squaw Kids Adventure Camp will be offered Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, June 23 through September 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Led by fun, friendly and experienced counselors, Squaw Kids Adventure Camp connects kids with nature through activities like nature crafts, Aerial Tram rides, swimming, eco-hikes, roller skating, geocaching, biking, field games, scavenger hunts, map and compass class, Chef Let’s Cook Day, yoga, flower press, tree recognition and more. New this year, Squaw Kids will be including lunch in the day camp programming.
 
"We’re so excited to begin our summer day camp program at Squaw Valley for the second year in a row,” said Karen Roske, director of Squaw Kids at Squaw Valley mountain resort. "We strongly believe in the value of connecting kids with nature and art, and just plain having fun. Our Squaw Kids Adventure Camp is perfect for kids who crave outdoor activities and love to learn.”
 
Squaw Kids Adventure Camp has two offerings for different age groups: The Explorers Group is for kids ages 5-7 and the Mountaineers Group is for kids ages 8-13. Squaw Kids offers full day sessions for $124 when booked more than two days in advance of the camp start date and $144 when booking on the camp start date. Advance reservations are highly recommended as walk-in space is determined by availability. To make a reservation, please call Squaw Kids at 530-452-7225 or book online
 
Squaw Kids recommends that campers come prepared for the day with a full water bottle, backpack, closed-toe shoes, sun block, hat, bathing suit and appropriate layers for our quickly changing mountain weather. As part of the resort’s Drink Mtn Tap program, kids are welcome to refill their water bottles at fresh alpine tap water refill stations at various locations on the mountain. 
 
Visit High Camp via the Aerial Tram at Squaw Valley
The Aerial Tram at Squaw Valley will be open daily from 10:40 a.m. to 4:20 p.m., with the last download at 5 p.m., from May 27-September 4, September 9-10 and September 16-17. Enjoy an aerial climb over 2,000 feet from the base of Squaw Valley to High Camp, located at 8,200 feet, with 360 degree views of Lake Tahoe’s high alpine beauty. For endless fun, enjoy daily activities at High Camp including hiking trails, the Olympic Museum, dining, disc golf, lawn games, and more. Click here for Aerial Tram rates and details.
 
Midweek Lodging Special
Located steps from the mountain, lodging in The Village at Squaw Valley offers close proximity to the excitement of summer activities in The Village. Guests can book midweek accommodations at a lodging special beginning at $169 per night when staying two nights or more Sunday through Thursday. The special includes a $50 gift card to spend at all Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows owned shops, restaurants, and services. Click here for more information and to make a reservation.
 
About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America for the second year in a row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice 2017, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the Spring Skiing Capital™ as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones and a custom app to make the most of every visit. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.
 

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