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Squaw Creek at Lake Tahoe
To reserve your housing, click the button below. Please note it is possible the block of rooms (or specific room types) set aside for the WTSA will fill before the published hotel cutoff date of Thursday, May 23, 2019; you are strongly encouraged to make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. If you do wish to make reservations by phone, please call (530) 412-7034 and mention the WTSA Annual Meeting to ensure that you receive the group rate.

The group rate for the meeting is 229 USD per night; in addition, a mandatory 20 USD daily resort fee charge per room, per night, will be assessed a in addition to 10.3% tax. The resort fee includes: wireless internet access in guestrooms, complimentary self-parking, USA Today (Monday-Friday), in-room coffee and tea service, Squaw Valley shuttle service, unlimited use of the hotel's health club facilities, complimentary golf valet, access to the Oasis Pool Complex, and croquet and tennis court fees.
Hotel Reservations

Hotel Reservation Deposit and Cancellation Policies
Each reservation must be accompanied by a deposit for the first night's room and tax. Any reservation cancellations or changes must be made five (5) days prior to arrival. Reservation cancellations/changes five (5) days or less from the intended arrival date will forfeit one (1) night's deposit. Individuals shall pay for any forfeited room nights due to late arrivals, no shows, or early check-outs.

Childcare Services Offered at Squaw Creek at Lake Tahoe
The Squaw Creek at Lake Tahoe's Mountain Buddies program offers a safe space for your kids to be while enjoying being active in the beautiful outdoors. At the Mountain Buddies Program all children are supervised by skilled and creative staff, who maintain a 7:1 ratio of children to councilors.

Summer vacation outdoor activities include (but are not limited to):
  • Swimming in the Resort's private pool
  • Sliding on our own 120' water slide
  • Biking to Squaw Village
  • Soccer, tennis and other sports
  • Nature hikes
  • Wildflower walks
  • Group games
Year-round indoor vacation activities include:
  • Climbing on our 8' rock climbing wall
  • A 4x4 Lego table for endless creations
  • Board games
  • Arts & crafts
  • Painting, drawing and coloring
  • Wood creations
  • Sand art
  • Beadwork
  • Computer games
  • Occasional movies

Mountain Buddies can be half-day, full-day and/or evening sessions. The full day session is 9 am-5 pm and includes lunch, and the half-day session can be arranged from 9 am-12:30 pm or 1:30 pm-5 pm, the evening session is from 6 pm-10pm includes dinner and a movie.


Morning Session*$809am-12:30pm
Afternoon Session*$801:30pm-5pm
Full Day Session (includes lunch)$1459am-5pm
Evening Session (includes dinner)$856pm-10pm

*lunch may be added for $10
*second child is half-price

To reserve a spot for your child in the Mountain Buddies Program, please call the Squaw Creek at Lake Tahoe directly at (530) 583 6300, ext. 11, by 5 pm the day prior. Cancellations are required by 5pm the night before.

What to Bring to Mountain Buddies: