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  • Open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Reservations must be made 2 days in advance
Minors Day Care

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Minors' Camp Child Care

The only resort licensed Child Care facility on Lake Tahoe's North shore.  License #293610610 

Go Have Fun, We'll Watch the Kids! Northstar California, consistently recognized as a top family resort, offers Minors' Camp licensed childcare and outdoor play for non-skiing children ages 2 - 6 years old.  Don't worry about your child being potty-trained because at Minor's Camp, they don't need to be. Minors' Camp will keep the little ones busy all day long with lots of fun activities, so they won't miss their parents for a second. 

For little skiers and snowboarders, explore our variety of award-winning children's learning programs for kids ages 3+ offered by the Northstar Ski + Snowboard School.

ATTN Parents:Take advantage of the free parking and shuttle running from the Minors Camp location at The Northstar Golf Course. Drop the kids off and get picked up and dropped off yourself right at the Minors' Camp location. It couldn't be easier! 

Minors' Camp Rates

  All Day Rate
  Includes lunch, snacks and all day child care from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $219
  Peak Rates  $225
  Morning Rate
  Includes AM snack and child care from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. $199
  Peak Rates $205

Minors' Camp reservations are strongly recommended. Reserve online in advance, or call 530.562.2267 for more information about Minors' Camp Child Care at Northstar.

All children under the age of 3 must bring a copy of their immunization records, birth certificate or passport.

Minors' Camp Location

Minors' Camp is located at the Northstar Golf Course clubhouse with parking just steps away from the facility.

Address: 168 Basque Drive, Truckee, CA 96161

Have questions?  View our list of FAQ for Minors' Camp.


If your child has special dietary restrictions, please let us know during the online registration process and again at check-in. Please bring your own snacks and lunch. (Minors’ Camp is a “peanut free” childcare. Please do not send food items containing nuts.)

We are only able to provide child care for children 24 months or older. They must have had their 2nd birthday before their first day of child care. 

All children under the age of 3 must bring a copy of their immunization records, birth certificate or passport.

Parents may not remain in the center while your child is in our care. Visits are permitted.
No, Minors’ Camp does not provide rental clothing.

We ask that you carry a cell phone with you while your child is sharing the day with us. Please be sure to put your cell number on your child's paperwork when checking him/her in in the morning.

When you arrive, inform the Minors' Camp staff that you have reserved online. Please have your email confirmation handy.
Yes. Please provide us with pull-ups/diapers and wipes.
Parents must remain on Northstar’s premises while their child is enrolled in the center.
Children enrolled in the full day program are provided a blanket and resting mat in a quiet place.  Please note, if your child has a special blanket or stuffed animal for resting, we encourage you to bring them.
Minors’ Camp provides child care with snow play only. Ski lessons for 3-4 year olds are available through the Kid's Ski and Snowboard School in the Northstar Village. Reservations for both programs are strongly recommended.
  • Please bring waterproof pants, waterproof jacket, hat, mittens, sun glasses, sun screen, an extra change of indoor clothes, and diapers/pull-ups (if your child is not toilet trained).
  • Please mark and label all of your child’s belongings.
  • Please note that Minors’ Camp is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Please bring/carry a cell phone with you while your child is in our care, so that we may be able to contact you as needed.
Parents will be contacted via cell phone to pick up their child. Please note that refunds will not be given for children unable to complete their day. However, future reservations will be permitted to be cancelled at no charge.
If you have any further questions, please call a Minors’ Camp representative at 530.562.2278 or 800.GO.NORTH.
So that we can provide your child with the best care possible, please inform us of any special needs, allergies, etc. your child may have during the online registration process and again at check-in.

Note: Sick and contagious children will not be admitted.
Minors’ Camp is Northstar California's licensed child care provider for ages 2 - 6 years old. Reservations are strongly recommended.
Minors’ Camp maintains a 1:5 teacher to child ratio.

For all day program: Anytime after 8:30 a.m.

For Morning only program: Anytime after 8:30 a.m.

For all day program: Anytime before 4:30 p.m.

For Morning only program: Anytime before 12:30 p.m.

The center closes at 4:30 p.m. A late fee of $20 per ½ hour will be charged.
Full payment will be charged to your credit card the day prior to arrival.

Minors’ Camp is located in the Golf Course Clubhouse building, 168 Basque Road. After turning on to Northstar Drive from Hwy 267, continue straight around the roundabout towards the Village at Northstar. Follow signs to Minors' Camp and make the 1st right on Basque Road. Continue on Basque Road approximately .8 mile and make a right into the Golf Course Clubhouse parking area.

We’ve set aside parking at the facility. When registering your child, you may also purchase your lift tickets for yourself and the rest of the family and then board our shuttle, which will drop you off at the village entrance.

All day program: Includes a.m. snack, hot lunch, p.m. snack.

 Morning only program: Includes a.m. snack.