Over the past 15 years, the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix has developed a dedicated programme for children aged 8 to 12. We offer a programme of sports and educational activities run by mountain professionals. The Winter Cham Kid scheme is the ideal complement to your skiing holidays.
Advantages of the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix Winter Cham Kid programme
• Different activities mornings and afternoons
• Sports and educational activities
• Learn about traditional mountain professions
• Week, day and half-day options
• Professional supervision for each activity
Monday morning: Igloo construction
We use traditional techniques to build an igloo and keep ourselves warm!
Monday afternoon: Snow tubing
Guaranteed fun: great sliding in complete safety on inflatable snow tubes!
Tuesday morning - Christmas Holidays: Biathlon challenge
Just like the pros we fire at targets with laser rifles
Tuesday morning - Winter Holidays: Ice Skating
Keep your balance and coordination at the ice rink
Tuesday afternoon: On the trail of wolves... (afternoon tea)
After a short hike we have an afternoon snack in a cosy mountain hut
Wednesday morning: Survival instinct
Introduction to survival techniques in the snowy mountain environment
Wednesday afternoon: Cham'Trophy
We enjoy all the fun of the snow in a site full of specially designed games
Thursday: Dog sledding & Forest trappers (daily booking only)
We meet dog sled teams for a dream sledding adventure
With snowshoes on our feet, we decipher animal tracks like trappers of Northern Canada
Friday morning: Fun & games with ropes!
We set out on a walk roped together so that we are all relying on each other
Friday afternoon: Aspiring alpinists
Follow in the footsteps of a mountain guide and learn how to use crampons and ice axe
Programme may be subject to change at the discretion of the professionals involved
The program brings children together in groups of 4 to 8. Specific health and safety rules have been established in light of the current situation. To book online choose the day below. On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, choose also the schedule(8.30am or 1.00pm). To book more than one half-day, add additional half-days to your basket. The lunch is included on Thursday and the rest of the week for a booking for morning & afternoon activities.
Dates : Monday to Friday - See online booking
Meeting point : 8.30am or 1.00pm at the Compagnie des Guides de Chamonix, 190 place de l'Eglise.
Supervision : Group from 4 to 8 children supervised by a qualified professional for each activity
Departure : Departure is guaranteed from 4 registered children
- Half-day: 50€
- Full day : 100€
The price includes :
- Supervision by qualified professionals
- The ski lifts
- Technical equipment
- The lunch on Thursday and the rest of the week for a booking for morning & afternoon activities.
In this section, find all the information about this activity. For further information, please contact our advisers (contact details above).
- From 8.30am to 12.00am and from 1.00pm to 4.40pm for half-day booking
- From 8.30am to 4.40pm for full day booking
Location : In the Chamonix valley
Level : The Cham kid is aimed at children aged 8 to 12 able to respect instructions and live independently in a group.
In addition to the usual clothes for the practice of an outdoor sports activity in winter, children must have the following equipment :
- Solar cream
- 1L mini water bottle
Our Rental Partners : You can rent your equipment with our rental shops partners and benefit from special price Sanglard Sports, Ravanel & Co & Concept Pro Shop
Our Equipment Partners : Millet, Dynastar, Julbo, Grivel & Monnet