** SNOWMONKEYS ARE BACK THIS WINTER WITH A WEEKLY PROGRAM FOR KIDS FROM 5 TO 8 YEARS OLD ! **
If your child loves to play around in the snow, then SnowMonkeys is the place for him to be !
SnowMonkeys is a winter club for kids who love to have fun in the snow. Based in Chamonix, SnowMonkeys combines the pleasure of playing in the outdoor with that of learning about their snowy environment. SnowMonkeys is about snowshoeing, discovering the magic of the forests, animal spotting, learning basic orientation skills, treasure hunt, sledging, igloo building and just being kids in the snow!
We work together with the ESF of Chamonix on this program, a package combining ski lessons and SnowMonkeys is available at our office.
Booking and more information, contact us : +33 (0)450 53 00 88 or email
SUNDAY : DISCOVER SNOWSHOEING AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
An introduction to snowshoeing. Discover the joy of walking off trail through the forest, in the footsteps of the mountain animals.
MONDAY : ORIENTEERING
Learn the basics of orientation. What does a mountain map look like ? How do I use it ? How does a compass work ?
TUESDAY : IGLOO BUILDING
Learn to build your own real igloo.
WEDNESDAY : ANIMAL SPOTTING
Learn about the different animals we may find in the mountains, their habitat and what they feed on. Learn whom the different foot prints belong to. Become a real animal spotter !
THURSDAY : SLEDGING AND SILLY SNOWMAN
An afternoon of sledging games and silly snowman building.
FRIDAY : TREASURE HUNT
A treasure hunt based on your newly learnt orientation skills !
SATURDAY : SNOWSHOE EXCURSION
Discover the magic of the forest in winter time. Snowshoe excursions is designed for children who have never tried snowshoeing before. The grounds we cover have only a slight gradient or none at all. Learn how walking in the snow can be so much fun. Discover the feeling of floating on deep powder … instead of sinking straight through ! Snowshoe excursion is adapted to the ability and age of the group.
Security : For security reasons, SnowMonkeys accept 8 children maximum per group. During all activities the children are constantly under observation of a leader.
PLEASE NOTE : All programs are subject to change depending on the weather, snow conditions and groups.
Download the activity description
Meeting Point : ESF Les Planards, Chamonix
Time : 8.45am – 11.45am, and 1.30pm – 4.30pm.
SECURITY : For security reasons, SnowMonkeys accepts 8 children maximum per group. During all activities the children are constantly under observation by a leader.
A certified mountain leader will be in charge of the group.
2017 WINTER PRICES : (per child)
- Half-day : 40€
- 6 Half-days : 162€
- Half-day + lunch + in-door play time : 60€
- 6 Half-days + lunch + in-door play time : 285€
- Full-day (lunch included) : 88€
- 6 Full-days (lunch included) : 380€
ESF + SnowMonkeys :
- Day Package : ½ day ski + ½ day SnowMonkeys (lunch included) : 88€
- 6 Days Package : ½ day ski + ½ day SnowMonkeys (lunch included) : 380€
Prices include :
Supervision by State qualified mountain leader, Snowshoe rental, Transportation, Lunch as mentioned.
WHAT TO BRING AND WEAR :
- Ski jacket and salopette, or al-in-one snowsuit
- Snowboots / warm hiking boots
- Thermal underwear
- Warm socks
- A pair of snow mittens or gloves
- Goggles for snowy days and Sunglasses for sunny days
- A little bag with change of clothes in the event of being wet (extra set of thermal underwear, underwear, socks, extra pair of gloves), sunglasses, goggles and suncream.