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
Weekly half-day programme
Booking by half-day only
Monday morning: Forest trappers
With snowshoes on our feet, we decipher animal tracks like trappers of Northern Canada
Monday afternoon: Snow tubing
Guaranteed fun: great sliding in complete safety on inflatable snow tubes!
Tuesday morning: Dog sledding
We meet dog sled teams for a dream sledding adventure
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 morning: Igloo construction
We use traditional techniques to build an igloo and keep ourselves warm!
Thursday afternoon: Biathlon challenge
Just like the pros we fire at targets with laser rifles
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, then choose the schedule. Booking by half-day only. To book more than one half-day and enjoy a reduced rate add additional half-days to your basket (discount applied at time of payment).
Dates : Monday to Friday during the winter school holidays
Meeting point : 9am or 1.30pm 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: 55€
- From 3 half-days : 50€
The price includes :
- Supervision by qualified professionals
- Transport by private minibus
- The ski lifts
- Technical equipment
In this section, find all the information about this activity. For further information, please contact our advisers (contact details above).
Duration : 9am to 12am and 1.30pm to 4.30pm
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