Nature - Exploration - Adventure

Keystone Explorers Summer Kids Camp

Summer 2024

Camp Details

Full Day Program - Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 4:45 pm (8:30 am - 9:30 am drop off)
Ages: 6-11 years*
*Campers must be 42" or taller to participate in some of the attractions.

If your child is ill, they will not be admitted to Keystone Explorers. Please see our Vail Resorts Childcare Illness Policy for more details.  


  • Scenic Gondola Ride
  • Conservation Education 
  • Hiking & Forest Exploration
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Relay & Endurance Games
  • Team Building Activities
  • Wilderness Survival Activities
  • Nature Crafts
  • Mountain Yoga

*Activities are subject to change based on age, height, weight, weather, and availability.

**Alternate indoor activities are planned in the case of inclement weather**


Campers must provide 2 snacks and one bagged lunch. 
*For dietary restrictions and allergies, we ask that all items be nut free.


Keystone Explorers drop off and pick up is in the River Run Village, located at 140 Ida Belle Drive, F27. Between Ski school & New Moon Cafe, adjacent to the Rotolos restaurant.

What To Wear

Children should arrive ready to hike with the following: Full coverage athletic shoes, sunscreen (pre-applied), a hat, and long-sleeve layers for cooler temperatures. Please provide a labeled water bottle for your child. 

Heath records and immunization records required.

Registration Information

To secure your camper's spot, give us a call at Keystone Children Center: 970-496-4182. We're excited to welcome your child to camp!

Reservations are confirmed with full payment at the time of booking. If your plans change, you can receive a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours before your scheduled arrival. Cancellations made within 24 hours will incur a $50 cancellation fee.

We look forward to having your camper join us for an unforgettable summer adventure!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Keystone Explorers camp programs are designed for children aged 6 to 11 years old.
Keystone Explorers run from 8:30 AM to 4:45 PM, Monday through Friday. Students need to arrive by 9:30AM for final drop off.
Please call Keystone Children Center to register for camp 970-496-4182.
 A registration packet can be downloaded and bought into the center, along with a Colorado health record. All campers must have current in state Immunization and physical documentation.
Keystone Children Center is located in the River Run base area, building Silver Mill F27. We are next to Ski School and New Moon Café. There is a large Chess game outside our doors. Please call if you have trouble locating us.

Campers are required to bring with them daily:

  • Morning snack, picnic lunch, and afternoon snack (No Nuts)
  • Water bottle and/or backpack hydration system
  • Sturdy closed toe shoes for outdoor activities like hiking/biking
  • Sunblock & bug spray

We highly recommend bringing the following items each day. Campers without these items may not be eligible to participate in certain daily activities:

  • Backpack
  • Closed toe water shoes/sandals (please do not bring flip-flops or crocs)
  • Change of clothes, jacket/sweatshirt, pants, and extra socks

Please label all personal belongings. Keystone Children Center is not responsible for lost, misplaced, or stolen items.