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Keystone Kidtopia

Kidtopia is back and bigger than ever this year with activities for kids taking place daily.  It’s a festival designed just for them, a fun-filled, kid-friendly experience, but one that the whole family can enjoy!  Explore the ultimate Snow Fort at the top of Dercum Mountain, dance to live music in the plaza, have fun with arts and crafts, go Tubing for 80's Night, Enjoy free cookies at Dercum Square Ice Rink and join in on continuing education activities on and off the slopes.  There’s always something fun going on for kids and their families!

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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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2015 / 2016 Kidtopia Events

 Day   Activity Time  Location  Cost
 Monday   Scavenger Hunt
 Cookie Time
 Giant Snowball Launch
 9:00am - Close
 4:00pm
 4:30pm
 Activities and Dining
 Dercum Ice Rink
 Mountain House (Base)
FREE
FREE
FREE
 Tuesday  Scavenger Hunt
 Cookie Time
 Meet the Avy. Dogs
 Bigfoot Adventure
 9:00am - Close
 4:00pm
 4:00pm
 5:45pm & 7:15pm
 Activities and Dining
 Dercum Ice Rink
 Kidtopia HQ
 Kidtopia HQ
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 Wednesday  Scavenger Hunt
 Kidtopia HQ Open Hours
 Cookie Time
 Wacky Tacky Party
 9:00am - Close
 9:30am - 3:00pm
 4:00pm

 5:00pm - 7:30pm
 Activities and Dining
 Kidtopia HQ
 Dercum Ice Rink

 Kidtopia HQ
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 Thursday
 Scavenger Hunt
 Kidtopia HQ Open Hours
 Family Tubing with Ripperoo***
 Cookie Time
 Family Wii & Board Games
 9:00am - Close
 9:30am - 3:00pm
 2:00pm - 3:00pm 
 
4:00pm
 4:30pm - 7:30pm
 Activities and Dining
 Kidtopia HQ
 Nordic Center
 
Dercum Ice Rink
 Kidtopia HQ
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 Friday  Scavenger Hunt
 Kidtopia HQ Open Hours
 Cookie Time
 Family Movie Night
 9:00am - Close
 9:30am - 3:00pm
 4:00pm
 5:00pm
 Activities and Dining
 Kidtopia HQ
 Dercum Ice Rink
 Mountain House Food Court
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
   *Family Movie Night Schedule Change February 19      
 Saturday  Scavenger Hunt
 Kidtopia HQ Open Hours
 Face Painting & Craft-er-noon
 DJ Ice Skate Party
 Ripperoo Parade
 Cookie Time
 Bigfoot Adventure
 Kidtopia Fireworks
 9:00am - Close
 9:30am - 3:00pm 
12:30pm - 3:00pm

 2:00pm - 5:00pm 
 4:00pm
 4:00pm
 5:45pm & 7:15pm
 7:00pm
 Activities and Dining
 Kidtopia HQ
 Kidtopia HQ

 Dercum Ice Rink
 River Run Village
 Dercum Ice Rink
 Kidtopia HQ
 River Run Village
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE

 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE
 Sunday  Scavenger Hunt
 Kidtopia HQ Open Hours
 Ice Cream with Ripperoo
 Cookie Time
 Starquest Night Sky Exploration
 9:00am - Close
 9:30am - 3:30pm
 3:30pm

 4:00pm
 5:30pm
 Activities and Dining
 Kidtopia HQ
 Mountain House

 Dercum Ice Rink
 Kidtopia HQ
 FREE
 FREE
 FREE

 FREE
 FREE

Daily Activities The Whole Family Can Enjoy

 Kidtopia Kidtopia HQ
Kidtopia Headquarters, it's the ultimate  location full of fun, adventure and daily activities. Come by for a game of foosball, dress up as a ski patroller or visit for one of the many weekly Kidtopia events located in Kidtopia HQ!

Open
Wednesday through Sunday
9:30am - 3:00pm

Location:
Dercum Square at River Run Village across from Dercum Ice Rink.
 Kidtopia

Kidtopia Snow Fort
Visit the Kidtopia Snow Fort!  Take the gondola up to the top of Dercum Mountain and enjoy the largest snow fort you've ever seen!  The World's LARGEST Snow Fort features slides, mazes, photo opportunities and tons of fun!  Open Daily.  

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Get the inside scoop on what is happening in Keystone.  Find weekly events, lesson and clinic offers, happy hour specials and discounts. 
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Family Dining
            at Bighorn Steakhouse Family Dining Experiences
Kids Night Out Just for Kids - Skip the babysitter and let your kids have a night out!
  • Kids Night Out - Parents, treat yourself to a night out while treating your kids to a night out of their own that includes dinner, activities, and a break from spending all their time with you!
  • Parents Night Out - Let the Keystone Ranch be the sitter. Relax and enjoy the experience of top rated cuisine at the Keystone Ranch while our child care professionals provide your children with their own menu, crafts, movies, and more.
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            Playing in the Snow 

More Family Activities at Keystone

Group Tubing at Adventure Point in Keystone Snow Tubing at Adventure Point
Snow tubing at Keystone! Take the River Run Gondola up to Adventure Point during the day or under the lights at night for this must-do experience for all ages.  Our six tubing lanes vary from gentle to steep but all of them let you bump around, jump over hills, twist around, and smile until your cheeks hurt.  With our unique state-of-the-art conveyor lift, the amount of rides you take is up to you.
Details
 Ready Paint Fire
Ready Paint Fire - Paint Your Own Art Studio
Ready Paint Fire is a "Paint Your Own" Art Studio, offering pottery and canvas painting daily. Great for all ages and no experience necessary!  Choose from a wide selection of ceramic pieces such as mugs and platters or kid-tastic figurines or choose a canvas painting, pre-sketched for the little ones and step- by-step from a great variety of images for the older crowd. 
Dates: Open Daily from Thanksgiving until Easter
Time:  Open Daily 12pm - 6pm 
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters at Expedition Station in River Run across from the ice- rink 
Registration: No advanced registration required.  Contact RPF at 970-368-4645 with questions.
Price: $5 studio fee, plus whatever you pick out. Pottery prices range from $5 to $50, Canvas are $25 
All Ages, No Experience Necessary!
Cupcakes
Cupcakes & Canvases
We're really putting the art in après pARTy!  Let your little ones discover their inner Picasso during this 1 hour class. They will be guided by our art teacher to create artistic masterpieces and enjoy cupcakes. Class includes canvas, art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance.

Dates:
Friday, February 12
Friday, March 11
Friday, March 18
Friday, March 25
Time: Class will start at 5pm, doors will open at 4:30pm.
Location: Kidtopia HQ
Registration Info:  Registration is strongly recommended because space are limited.  Walk-ins are welcomed IF space is available.  Register Online.
Cost:  $15 per child.
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Outdoor Events:

Riperoo with Kids Ripperoo's Village Parade
Come and join Ripperoo as he parades through the village with his Ski School friends every Saturday.  Help them dance their way to the Dercum Square Ice Rink to enjoy complimentary cookies.   The parade also features performers and a horse drawn sleigh bed for Ripperoo’s young friends to ride along.
Dates: Every Saturday starting November 28 
Time: 4:00pm
Location:  Start - River Run Ski School in the Gondola Plaza
                 End - Dercum Square Ice Rink
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE
Watch the Parade!
Fireworks at Keystone Kidtopia Fireworks
Watch the fireworks light up the sky over Dercum Mountain every Saturday night throughout the winter. 
Dates: Saturdays starting November 28
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Viewable from both Lakeside Village and River Run Village.
Price: Free
Kidtopia
Giant Snowball Launch
Do you think you can launch a snowball farther than anyone else in your family? Put your skills to the test in our giant snowball launch area and show your friends what you have got. Complete with targets and prizes for the longest launch and best aim. Take cover this activity proves to be a great time for everyone.
Dates: Every Monday starting November 30
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Discovery Learning Area adjacent to Discovery Lift at Mountain House Base Area
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE
Blurry Bigfoot Bigfoot Adventure
In Search of Bigfoot Adventure Walk teaches children about the area, animals & of course Bigfoot, while they embark on a nature walk in Keystone. The adventure walk is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes long.  This activity is available to children ages 5 to 12.
Dates: Every Tuesday and Saturday starting November 28
Time: 5:45pm and 7:15pm
Location: Must register at Activities & Dining in River Run Village.  After you register, meeting place is at Kidtopia Headquarters in River Run Village 135 Dercum Dr Keystone CO 80435
Registration: For more information or to register for the adventure walk, please visit the River Run Village Activity and Dinning Center at the Buffalo Lodge (open 7 days a week from 8 am to 7 pm) or call 970-496-4FUN (4386), 800-354-4FUN (4386). 
Advanced Registration Required.
Price: FREE
Ski Patroller and
            a Avalanche Dog Meet The Avy Dogs
Meet the cutest employees at Keystone, the Avy Dogs!  
Dates: Every Tuesday starting December 1
Time: 4:00pm
Location:  Kidtopia Headquarters in River Run Village 135 Dercum Dr Keystone CO 80435
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE
  Old-Fashioned Family Tubing with Ripperoo

Check out the Nordic Center’s Tubing Hill the old-fashioned way- walk up, slide down! This is great for families with young children or grandparents. Ripperoo will be around to join in the fun. Tube rentals are free for the hour and are first come first serve. The hill will close at 3pm.  Learn more information on tube rentals or the Nordic Center, call the Keystone Nordic Center at 970-496-4275.
Dates: Every Thursday starting December 03
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Keystone Nordic Center located in The River Course Clubhouse at 155 River Course Drive, Keystone, CO 80435
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE
Ski Turns
Kidtopia Scavenger Hunt
Fun for the whole family.  Pick up a Kidtopia Scavenger Hunt stamp book and hint map at activities and dining and let your adventure begin.  This fun hunt can be finished in a day or you can take your time throughout the season.  The goal is to collect all the stamps available and bring your scavenger hunt book back to activities and dining for a special prize.  This adventure will span across the resort on hill and within the two base areas, good luck! 
Dates: Available daily starting November 27
Time: Available daily from 9:00am - close
Location: River Run Village Activities and Dining Office
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Kidtopia Scavenger Hunt Questions 
Price: FREE
Stars
Starquest Night Sky Exploration
Each week Keystone Science School will explore the furthest parts of our universe. We will provide a lesson activity, the chance to view celestial objects up close and personal and explore the winter constellations. This program will truly be out of this world.
Dates: Every Sunday starting November 29
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters in River Run Village - 135 Dercum Dr Keystone CO 80435
Registration: No advanced registration required.  Children can be dropped off, but must inform the activity leader they are doing so and gather the information for appropriate pick up time. Parents who drop off their children receive a discount coupon to 9280' Tap House.
Price: FREE
Free Cookies in Keystone Cookie Time Every Day at Dercum Square Ice Rink
Enjoy complimentary fresh baked M&M cookie at Dercum Square Ice rink every day at 4:00pm!  Cookies are first come, first serve.
Dates:  Every day starting Saturday, November 28
Time: 4:00pm
Location:  Dercum Square Ice Rink - River Run Village
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE
dercum ice rink skaters
DJ at the Dercum Ice Rink
The fun continues at the Dercum Ice Rink after Ripperoo's Parade.  Enjoy family friendly music near the ice rink or partake in a few laps yourself. A magical winter experience you won't forget! Food and beverages available for purchase at ice rink. 
Dates: Every Saturday starting November 28
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Dercum Ice Rink
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: Free to join but a cost to rent ice skates.  Ice Skate Rentals: Adults: $15, Child (12 &under): $10. 





Indoor Events:

ice cream Ice Cream with Ripperoo
What is better than a couple scoops and hanging out with your favorite pup? Come to Mountain House to eat some delicious ice cream, meet Ripperoo and have a chance to create your own Ripperoo t- shirt to remember all the fun times you had on the mountain.  
Dates: Every Sunday starting November 29
Time: 3:30pm
Location: Mountain House Base Area
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE
Kids Night Out
Face Painting & Craft-er-noon
Art is everywhere Saturday afternoons with Kidtopia. Choose to just get your face painted, just do a craft, or why not do both! Create a keepsake with your child that will capture all the fun times you had at Kidtopia!
Dates: Saturdays starting November 28
Time:  12:30pm - 3:00pm
Location: Kidtopia Headquarters
Cost: Free

Each week will feature a different creation:

January

Jan 23 Popsicle Snowflake  |  Jan 30 3D Snowflake

February

Feb 6 Ribbon Bookmark|  Feb 13 Tissue Paper Heart  |  Feb 20 Owl Paper Bag Puppet  |  Feb 27 Bouncy Ball

March

Mar 5 Mountain Collage  |  Mar 12 Bubble Painting  |  Mar 19 Paper Spinners  |  Mar 26 Easter Bunny Hats

April
Apr 2 Squirt gun Painting  |  Apr 9 Beaded Square Knot Bracelet
  Family Movie Night
If you’re feeling tired after a day on the slopes, then come relax at Mountain House to watch one of your favorite movies. Visit Mountain House’s Pizza bar to grab a slice (or two!) of their specialty pies. The movie starts at 5pm upstairs in back left room near checkout.
Dates: Every Friday starting November 27
Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Mountain House Food Court

Movie Line Up:

January
Jan 22 Happy Feet 2  |  Jan 29 Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
 
February
Feb 5 The Karate Kid  |  Feb 12 The Adventures of Tin Tin  

Feb 19 Okee Dokee KaraOkee
Get ready for the Okee Dokee Brothers concert on Saturday, February 20th with a preview of the fun during Okee Dokee Karaokee.  The evening will feature The Okee Dokee Brother's adventure music videos and a sing-a-long and jam session with the band.
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Mountain House Food Court
Cost: Free
Schedule:
 4:30 - 5:30 - Show the Okee Dokee Brothers 50 minute movie: Through the Woods
 5:30 - 6:30 - Okee Dokee Karaoke Sing-A-Long  with the Okee Dokee Brothers!
 6:30 - 7:10 - Show the Okee Dokee Brothers 40 minute movie: Can you Canoe?


Feb 26 The Box Trolls

March
Mar 4 Shrek Forever After  |  Mar 11 Madagascar 3  |  Mar 18 Gnomeo and Juliet  |  Mar 25 Hop

April
Apr 1 Lilo and Stitch  |  Apr 8 A Bug’s Life


kidtopia Family Wii & Board Games
Unplug and connect with the family. Come join us Thursday nights for a traditional family fun board game night.  We will provide a variety of games or feel free to bring some of you favorites to share. If board games are too old-fashioned for you- come play Wii on a GIANT screen! Challenge your family members to a game of Mario Kart 8, Wii Sports or Super Smash Bros. Foosball is also available, so come on over to Kidtopia Headquarters in River Run and let’s play!
Dates: Thursdays  starting December 4
Time: 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Kidtopia HQ
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price:  FREE
Kids Night Out

Wacky Tacky Party
Things will get wild every Wednesday with Kidtopia’s Wacky Tacky Party. This crazy party includes dance music, party games, prizes, and a fantastic face painter. Bring your cameras for our zany photo booth stocked with silly props. Party games will change each week, so be sure to stop by to see our event schedule. Dress up in your wackiest, tackiest outfit because one party-goer will win our costume contest complete with a prize!
Dates: Wednesdays starting December 2
Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Kidtopia HQ
Registration: No advanced registration required.
Price: FREE


   
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