Keystone Kidtopia - Fun for the Whole Family

Kidtopia Summer Video



Kidtopia is back and bigger than ever this summer with activities for kids taking place daily. Summer fun entails Wild West Nights with bike in movies, crafter-er-noon programs, Strider Balance Bike Race Series and outdoor learning opportunities. There’s always something fun going on for kids and their families!

Activities & Dining

Your vacation guide book on activities to try, events going on and places to eat.

No hoops to jump through. No blackout dates. Simply stay two nights and kids 12 and under ski and ride free.

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Kidtopia
Go Fly A Kite!
Take arts and crafts to new heights (literally!) with this interactive kite building and decorating workshop. All ages can enjoy participate, with step-by-step tutorials, kite supplies, and the opportunity to head to the field and see the kite take flight!


Dates:
Every Monday from June 12th through August 28th 
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Lakeside Village Gazebo, near the Adventure Center 
Price: Free
Registration: No advance registration required
Ages: Recommended for ages 3 and up, while infants and toddlers are welcome to watch!


Kidtopia
Family Nature Hike & Crafts
Enjoy a free guided family nature hike in the beautiful Rocky Mountains! Kids and parents explore the area on this leisurely hike where you’ll learn about the natural environment and history of the surrounding mountains. Throughout the adventure, kids will collect small pieces of nature to make a three dimensional craft as a personalized souvenir from their time in Keystone. This walk is a great introduction to the magic of the Rockies.

Dates: Every Tuesday from June 13th through August 29th 
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Meet your guide at Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station, Dercum Square (River Run Village), before starting the hike in River Run Gondola Plaza
Price: Free
Registration: No advance registration required
Ages: This hike will be on gentle terrain. We recommend it as best for ages 4-8, but all in the family can enjoy with some help from baby carriers and rugged strollers. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. 


Kidtopia
Wild West Night
Bike, hike, or gallop over to the Keystone Stables for Wild West Night! The fun begins with horseshoe games, lasso demos, and s’mores around the campfire. Food and beverages are available for purchase, as well as pony rides. Each night also features a family-friendly movie starting at 5:30pm.

Dates: Every Wednesday from June 14th through August 30th
Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm, Movie starts at 5:30pm
Location: Keystone Stables, 1258 Soda Ridge Road
Price: Free admission. Pony Rides: $5.00/each. Food & Beverages available for purchase.
Registration: No advance registration required
Ages: All ages welcome!

Summer 2017 Movie Schedule

June 14: Zootopia
June 21: Sing
June 28: Secret Life of Pets
July 5: Inside Out
July 12: Rango
July 19: Finding Dory
July 26: Moana
August 2: Kubo and the Two Strings
August 9: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
August 16: The Jungle Book (Live Action)
August 23: Pete’s Dragon
August 30: The BFG

Sample BBQ Dinner Menu (menu items vary every week)

ADULTS:

BBQ Chicken Sandwich w/chips $6.00, w/fries $7.00  

BBQ Brisket Sandwich w/chips $6.00, w/fries $7.00

BBQ Rib Plate w/chips $8.00, w/fries $9.00 

CHILDREN (12 and under):

Hot Dog w/chips $3.00, w/fries $4.00  

Chicken Tenders w/chips $5.00, w/fries $6.00  

Grilled Cheese w/chips $4.00, w/fries $5.00  

Kidtopia
Field Day Fun

One of your favorite gym class activities takes place every week at Keystone with Field Day Fun! Enjoy a little friendly competition and go head-to-head with other families in classic games of tug-o-war, potato sack races, 3-legged runs, and more!

Dates:
Every Thursday from June 15th through August 31st 
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: Lakeside Village Gazebo, near the Adventure Center
Price: Free
Registration: No advance registration required
Ages: All ages welcome! Recommended for ages 4 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.


Cupcakes & Canvas
Putting the ART in pARTy! Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this one-hour art class. Guided by an art teacher, kids create their own artistic masterpieces and enjoy Chef Ned Archibald’s delicious cupcakes. Class includes canvas, paint supplies, art instruction, and a cupcake!

Dates:
Every Thursday from June 15th through August 31st 
Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station, River Run Village
Price: $15.00/person
Registration: Reservations required; Register at Activities & Dining Office in River Run Village, or by calling 970-496-4386
Ages: Recommended for ages 4 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Kidtopia
Face Painting & Craft-er-noon
Dive into some afternoon fun with face painting and crafts during this family activity! This program is a great indoor offering for kids after a week of being active out in the sun.

Dates: Every Friday from June 9th through September 1st 
Time: 12:30pm-3:00pm
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station, River Run Village
Price: Free
Registration: No advance registration required
Ages: All ages welcome! Crafts may be best for ages 4-8. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Kidtopia
Super Snake River Science
Join the Keystone Science School in discovering the wonders of Colorado’s waterways! The Super Snake River Science program will allow guests to familiarize themselves with Summit County aquatics, focusing on the biological and chemical aspects of the Snake River. The program consists of hands-on activities, including searching for water bugs and performing fun tests on the water from the river. Don’t miss out on the science, adventure, and family fun! 

[ Note to Parents: Water shoes or sandals are recommended.  Kids will be exploring near and in the water. ]

Dates: Every Saturday from June 10th through September 2nd 
Time: 9:00am-11:00am; Please arrive early, as we depart Kidtopia Headquarters promptly at 9:00am 
Location: Meet at Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station (River Run Village), before walking over to the Snake River area
Price: Free
Registration: Reservations strongly encouraged; Register at Activities & Dining Office in River Run Village, or by calling 970-496-4386
Ages: All ages welcome! Hands-on activities may be best for ages 4 and up. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.


Kidtopia
Strider Balance Bike Races
Designed just for the little ones, the Strider Balance Bike Races is a fun way for kiddos to start practicing their bike and balance skills early. Kids can join the races through River Run Village to vie for prizes awarded to top finishers! [ Note to Parents: Racers are encouraged to bring their own Strider bike if they have one. Helmets are required for all racers. Free Strider bike rentals are available at Keystone Sports, while supplies last. ]

Dates:
Sundays - June 11, 18 | July 2, 9, 23 | August 13, 20, 27
Time: Registration 9:00am-10:00am | Races 10:00am-11:00am
Location: River Run Village Plaza
Price: Free 
Registration: Keystone Tent in River Run Village Plaza
Ages: 2-5 years old; Races are co-ed with age categories for 2-3 years old and 4-5 years old 


Mountaintop History Walk
A unique walking tour at the summit of Dercum Mountain! You’ll learn about Keystone and Colorado, relating to our place in Summit County history. Your guide will share stories of Keystone's transformation from a mining town into a world class ski resort, and so much more! Afterwards, feel free to stay a while and enjoy the view at our Summit House restaurant. Please wear walking/hiking shoes and dress for the weather.  

Dates:
Every Sunday from June 11th through September 3rd 
Times: 11:00am and 1:00pm; Walk duration: approximately 1 hour 
Location: Gather on Keytop Overlook Deck- Your guide will be wearing a cowboy hat. 
Price: Free tour; Foot passenger ticket required for gondola access.
Registration: No advance registration required
Age: We will be walking for approximately 1 hour along the gradual to moderate Dercum Mountain hiking trail.  


Meet the Rescue Dog
Meet one of the cutest crew members at Keystone and learn about what it takes to train a ski resort avalanche rescue dog from their handler. A fun and interactive meet-and-greet for the whole family!

Dates:
Every Sunday from June 11th through September 3rd 
Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in Expedition Station, River Run Village
Price: Free
Registration: No advance registration required
Ages: All ages welcome!

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