Kidtopia Winter Activities

Winter 2016 - 2017 Kidtopia Events
November 25th, 2016 - April 9th, 2017





Daily Scavenger Hunt

Cookie Hour
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Activities and Dining Office, Buffalo Lodge, River Run Village

Dercum Square Ice Rink



Ice Cream Social with Ripperoo

Starquest - Night Sky Exploration

Kidtopia Head Quarters 


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

5:30 PM 

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Mountain House Food Court, Upstairs

Kidtopia Headquarters- Expedition Station, River Run

Kidtopia Headquarters- Expedition Station, River Run


Giant Snowball Launch

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Mountain House Base Area- Behind Food Court


Meet the Avy Dogs

Bigfoot Adventure

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

5:45 PM

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village



Winter Movie Matinee

Kidtopia Headquarters


9:30 AM - 3:30 PM 


Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village


Build a Snowman & Tubing with Ripperoo

Kidtopia Headquarters

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Keystone Nordic Center

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village


Wacky Tacky Party

Kidtopia Headquarters 

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village


Face Painting & Crafternoon

Ripperoo’s Parade

Bigfoot Adventure

Kidtopia Fireworks

Kidtopia Headquarters

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

5:45 PM


9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village

Start: River Run Kid's Ski School
End: Dercum Square Ice Rink

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village

Best Viewing: River Run Kid's Ski School at the base of the gondola

Kidtopia Headquarters, Expedition Station, River Run Village



Outdoor Kidtopia Activities 

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Bigfoot Adventure: Keep an eye out for Bigfoot at Keystone Resort while learning about the area and animals. The nature walk lasts about one hour and fifteen minutes. Search for Bigfoot every Tuesday and Saturday until April 9th. Meet at Expedition Station at 5:30; advance registration required, call 1.800.354.4FUN

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Cookie Hour: Enjoy a M&M cookie at the Dercum Ice Rink every day at 4:00


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Disco Tubing: Friday nights at Adventure Point take a thrilling ride on the mountain complete with lights and music. This is a paid activity; reservations highly recommended 1.800.354.4FUN.



DJ at Dercum Ice Rink: Liven up your ice skating evening with a live DJ spinning popular tunes, playing games, and giving out prizes. Saturdays from 2:00-5:00.


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Giant Snowball Launch: Think you have a cannon of an arm? Come find out; challenge your friends and family to a friendly competition of who can throw the farthest. There will be challenges and targets for aim and distance, prizes will also be awarded.


Kidtopia Fireworks: Every Saturday night until April 11th you can see a 10-15 minute fireworks display above Spring Dipper. The show can be seen from either River Run or Lakeside Village. Consider night skiing and watch from the top of Dercum mountain.


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Kidtopia Fort Building:
Good old fashioned fun in the snow is what you will find at the Mountain House Base area. Pick up your fort flag and build the castle of your dreams. Tuesday and Fridays from 1:00-3:00 until April 10th.


Kidtopia Scavenger Hunt: Get to know the resort as you search for hidden objects with your family. Search throughout your stay, the season, or complete it that day. The hunt will span across both villages as well as on the mountain. Pick up your stamp book and hint map at the dining and activities desk in the Buffalo Lodge. When you have completed your search, return to the lodge for a special prize.



Kidtopia Wild Wednesdays:
At 3:00 challenge the kids to a fun filled obstacle course at the Mountain House Base. There will also be prizes to choose from. Continue the party at 4:30 at expedition Station with DJ, games, and face painter. Activities will change each Wednesday.


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Meet The Avy Dogs: Introduce yourself to the furry ski patrol members who help keep Keystone safe. Every Sunday and Friday in the River Run Village until April 12 th.


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Ripperoo’s Village Parade: Meet Keystone’s mascot, Ripperoo at the Kids Ski School in River Run Village and help him and his friends parade and dance through the village. The parade ends at the Ice Rink at Dercum Square where you can attend cookie hour with complimentary cookies and cocoa.


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Join the Keystone Science School to learn about the stars. View the sky while participating in an informative activity. Meet Friday evenings at 5:30 at Expedition Station until April 10th.


Indoor Kidtopia Activities 

Kid Magician.jpg Kidtopia Has Talent: For the child in your family who likes to sing, dance, entertain, or just plain show what they got the Kidtopia Talent Show is the perfect stage to let them shine. All participants receive a prize.


Dollarphotoclub_69294939.jpg Ripperoo’s Ice Cream Social: Share a cone with Ripperoo at 3:30 on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Mountain House Base. After you have finished your ice cream make a t-shirt to remember your stay. The cost is $5.00 to participate.


movie night.jpg Theatre Thursdays: Relax at the Kidtopia Headquarters at Expedition Station and watch a movie Thursdays at 1:00 and 7:00. Each week a different film is available for viewing.


Special Events

girl eats cupcake.jpg Cupcakes and Canvases: Come to Warren Station for an après party fit for the whole family. Little ones create works of art with an instructor and enjoy a cupcake. Mean while, parents enjoy après ski happy hour at the Warren Station bar. This is a pay activity that includes art supplies, cupcakes, and guidance; the cost per child is $15.

Dollarphotoclub_66126855.jpg Ready Paint Fire: Create a one of a kind work of art in the studio. Choose from canvass, pottery, and figurines. There is something for all age and skill levels. Open daily from 12:00-7:00. This is a paid activity.

Girl Painting.jpg Ready Paint Fire Morning Art Camp: 9:00-12:00 at the Expedition Station on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday come and create your own personal work of art. This is a paid activity: $5 studio fee, plus the cost of the art piece.