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Rich in culture, activities and tradition, Beaver Creek is a natural playground for kids. The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch taps into the innate curiosity of its young guests by providing fun and educational activities inspired by the local landscape. From ski school and scavenger hunts to photography, swim lessons and the culinary arts, Ritz Kids® offers a variety of resort activities that support independent exploration and family time.

Ritz Kids Summer Programs 2018

Ritz Kids gives children ages 5-12 the ultimate vacation experience through activities centered around adventure, creativity, wellness, and the amazing Rocky Mountain landscape. All programs in our state-licensed facility are guided by knowledgeable and energetic child care professionals who have developed unique activities designed to enhance your child’s stay and create lasting vacation memories.

Morning Half Day
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $75 per child includes a healthy lunch prepared in-house.

Afternoon Half Day
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. $75 per child includes a healthy lunch prepared in-house.

Full Day
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $120 per child includes a healthy lunch prepared in-house.

Kids Night Out
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. $75 per child includes a healthy dinner prepared in-house.

Kids Night Out with Rodeo
Thursdays, June 21, June 28, July 5, July 12, July 19, August 2 and August 9
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. $100 per child

*Please note that a 20% service charge will be added to all Ritz Kids programs.

For more information or to make a reservation for any of the Ritz Kids programs, please call (970) 343-1073.

*Advanced reservations are required as availability is limited. At drop off for any Ritz Kids program, you will be required to complete paperwork including a medical release form, basic enrollment form, and policies and procedures. Children who are 5 years old must present proof of age at or before enrollment.

*Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled program will be charged 50% of the price. Failure to notify Ritz Kids of a cancellation will result in full charge of the program.

Every day of the week brings a new adventure in Ritz Kids! Kids should plan to bring their outdoor gear (sunglasses, a sun hat, sneakers, etc) as we will plan to get some fresh air playing outside during each morning and afternoon session. Kids who wish to enjoy grotto swimming (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings) should bring their swim attire.

Sunday
Morning: Beaver Creek Village adventure and water bottle decoration
Afternoon: Ritz Kids gardening and flower pot painting
Kids Night Out: Beaver Creek scavenger hunt and Chihuly-style art project

Monday
Morning: Birdwatching hike and bird feeder creation
Afternoon: Birdhouse painting and games
Kids Night Out: Grotto night and fancy feather project

Tuesday
Morning: Nature scavenger hunt and crafts
Afternoon: Stir-up some mountain slime and games
Kids Night Out: Creatures of the night crafts and games

Wednesday
Morning: Beaver Creek Village adventure and sun hat decoration
Afternoon: Exploration of watercolor painting techniques and games
Kids Night Out: Grotto night and decorative yarn project

Thursday
Morning: Gem painting and pouch decorating
Afternoon: Vivid dream catcher designing and games
Kids Night Out: Beaver Creek Rodeo Night - June 21, 28; July 5, 12, 19; August 2, 9
*Non-rodeo nights are surprise nights!

Friday
Morning: Hike to Anderson's Cabin and rock painting
Afternoon: Magical fairy door sculpting and games
Kids Night Out: Grotto night and cupcake decorating

Saturday
Morning: Gem Painting and pouch decorating
Afternoon: Style a unique t-shirt and games
Kids Night Out: Treasure hunt and treasure box decoration

Ritz Kids will be closed for the spring season, April 12 through May 24

The Ski Nanny program at The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch is available to children between the ages of 5 and 12 who are participating in full day Beaver Creek Group Ski School lessons. The program is designed to assist parents in transporting their children to Ski School on time in Beaver Creek Village, while allowing them to still make first tracks on the mountain. Before departing for Ritz Kids for a day on the slopes, kids can fuel up with breakfast snacks such as fresh fruit, yogurt and granola bars. In the afternoon, Ski Nanny picks up children from Ski School and brings them back to the hotel for an afternoon snack, allowing parents to get in every last run. Program drop offs and pickups take place in the Ritz Kids room located on the first floor of the resort.

Morning drop off is between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Afternoon pick up is between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Ski nanny is available at a cost of $75 for the first child and $50 for each additional child from the same family.

*Ski school lessons and lift tickets must be arranged in advance. Ski lesson details must be provided in order to confirm a reservation (lesson type, equipment location, etc). Children should come to Ritz Kids with all appropriate equipment and clothing needed for skiing such as gloves, neck gators, and goggles.

*Advanced reservations are required for the ski nanny program.

*At drop off for any Ritz Kids program, parents will be required to complete paperwork including a medical release and enrollment form. Children we are 5 years old will need to present proof of age at or before enrollment. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled program will be charged 50% of the price. Failure to notify Ritz Kids of a cancellation will result in full charge of the program. Extended hours may be booked at a cost of $35 per hour based on availability.

For more information or to make reservations, please call (970) 343-1073 or visit Ritz Kids, located on the first floor of the hotel.

Winter Ritz Kids Programs

Every day of the week brings a new adventure in Ritz Kids! Children should bring their outdoor gear (gloves, snow boots, sunglasses, etc) as we will get some fresh air playing outside during each morning and afternoon session. Children who wish to enjoy grotto swimming (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings) should bring their swim attire. All programs include a healthy and delicious lunch or dinner prepared in-house by our Ritz-Carlton chefs.

Morning Half Day:
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., $100
Afternoon Half Day: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., $100                      
Full Day:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $150          
Kids Night Out:
6 p.m. to 10 p.m., $100

Ski Nanny: Drop off at 8 a.m.; pick up between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

$75 for the first child and $50 for each additional child from the same family

Includes a light continental breakfast and an afternoon snack.

The ski nanny service is designed to assist parents in transporting their children to and from group ski school lessons which meet in Beaver Creek Village, so that the whole family can make the most of the ski day. Ski school lessons, lift tickets and rentals are not included in the program.

For more information or to make reservations, please call (970) 343-1073 or visit Ritz Kids, located on the first floor of the hotel.

*Advanced reservations are strongly recommended as there is limited availability for programs. At drop off for any Ritz Kids program, parents will be required to complete paperwork including a medical release and enrollment form. Ritz Kids operates under a state license and is not permitted to accept children under 5 years of age; children who are 5 years old will need to present proof of age at or before enrollment. Ski school lesson details must be provided in order to confirm a reservation (lesson type, equipment location, etc). Cancellations made within 24 hours of the scheduled program will be charged 50% of the price. Failure to notify Ritz Kids of a cancellation will result in full charge of the program. Extended hours may be booked at a cost of $35 per hour based on availability.  

Designed for children ages 5 to 12, Bachelor's Lil' Campout package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room!

"Rough it" in a 5'x 5' teepee complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed during your visit. Enjoy the camping experience while relaxing in your luxury room.

Items will be set up in room prior to guest arrival. Only available in King bedded rooms including suites, not available in rooms with two double beds due to space and firecode restrictions. Based upon availability. The in-room camping experience is designed for one or two children for $150 per night. If there are additional children there will be a one time fee of $50/additional child assessed.

For reservations please contact your Vacation Planner at (970) 343-1017.