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2024 Summer Camp Guide

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Chaminade College Preparatory School Summer Camps

Calling all boys and girls in grades 3 through 12 — get ready for an unforgettable summer packed with fun, learning, and new friendships. Chaminade Summer Camps offer a diverse range of activities tailored to suit every interest and passion. For the sports enthusiasts, our athletic camps provide expert coaching and a chance to enhance skills in basketball, soccer, baseball, and more. Unleash your creativity in our arts camps, where budding artists can explore pottery, drawing, drama, and music. Our Academic and STEM camps offer a unique blend of learning and enjoyment, ensuring a productive and engaging summer. 

Plus, the highly anticipated Camp Chaminade is back! 

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Olympia Gymnastics Summer Camp

It's going to be a Great Adventure at Olympia Gymnastics this summer! Say Aloha to summer by joining us for a summer jam-packed with learning gymnastics and ninja skills, fun activities and games, and art & science projects all linked to our unique weekly themes. Campers can have a Nerf battle during Nerf week, be sneaky like a ninja during Ninja week, try to beat the clock with our Minute to Win It week, or make slime during our arts and sciences week. Our summer camps are full of activities designed to engage and foster learning. Olympia's trained and safety-certified staff are devoted to the well-being of our camp kids and truly enjoy engaging with children. 

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Community Music School of Webster University

Make music this summer! The Community Music School of Webster University offers a variety of summer music programs for all ages, including Kindermusik® Family Camp (6 months – 5 years); String Orchestra Camp (grades 2-12); Chamber Music Encounter (by audition); Flute Camp (grades 7-12); Band Camp (grades 7-12); Composition Intensive (grades 7-12); Pop Songwriting Camp (grades 9-12); and the NEW Saxophone Summer Intensive (grades 7-12). Kindermusik® Family Camp is offered in 2 locations – Webster Groves and Faust Park in Chesterfield. All other camps are at our main location at Webster University. Ready to start lessons on an instrument or avoid a summer slump? CMS also offers a six-week summer session of individual lessons on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, and voice. 

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Vetta Sports Summer Camps

Vetta Sports Summer Camps have been around for more than 30 years. Our camps go beyond traditional sports like soccer and basketball, offering a diverse range of activities like tennis, inline hockey, kickball, inflatables and engaging team-building exercises. The excitement extends to field trips, arts & crafts, and special guests bringing science concepts, athletic skills, and animal encounters. Your child will have a blast while learning and growing in a supportive environment. Sign up early to secure your child's spot and enjoy special savings for a summer packed with sports, adventure, and creativity at Vetta Sports Summer Camps! Registration is open! 

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Miss Kelly's Gym Summer Camps

Camps at Miss Kelly's are a super fun way for kids ages 3-10 years to stay active (and cool) over the summer! Camps are packed full of games, gymnastics, and crafts – all in a fun, non-competitive environment! Each camp week will have new, exciting themes and games that your child is sure to love. Our Summer Camp schedule is extremely flexible for your busy summer! Camps will be held Tuesday, May 28th -  Thursday, August 15th every Tuesday and Thursday. There are three times to choose from: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 to 4 p.m., or we have a full-day option from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You just pick the weeks and times that work for your schedule. Do as little as one week or as many as every week! 

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Next Level Golf at The Golf Academy+

Junior Golf Summer Camps at Next Level Golf are a great way to introduce your child to golf or take their game to the next level! Camps are designed for kids and teens of all ages and all ability levels. Campers will be divided up by age/skill level on day one and will stick with these groups throughout the week. Skilled instruction is tailored accordingly to each group. Short-game and full-swing instruction will be the focus throughout the program. Skills tests, gameplay, competition, and on-course play will help participants progress through OPS 36 levels. Day camps are held Monday-Friday through July 26 and lunch is included! Next Level Golf, located in Chesterfield, also offers evening golf clinics in August. 

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Climb So iLL Summer Camps

Explore the vertical world this summer! Sign your climber up for an exciting week of climbing activities and games. Watch as they gain confidence in their ability to reach new heights! Climbers engage in a number of activities throughout a day of camp. They learn proper climbing etiquette and technique and develop these skills over the course of the week. They also play games such as dodgeball, tug-of-war, and gaga ball. Each of these is supplemented with time for arts and crafts and other downtime activities. Climbers are supervised at all times by our team of dedicated counselors. 

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Rock Climbing Summer Camps at Upper Limits

Upper Limits Summer Camps are created by climbers, for climbers. Five-day sessions start June 3rd, 2024 and are organized into two age groups: Rock Dwellers (ages 7-10) and Cliff Hangers (ages 11-15). Full-day and half-day options are available for both age groups at all St. Louis locations: Maryland Heights at 1874 Lackland Hill Pkwy. & Chesterfield at 13735 Edison Ave. Each age group alternates schedules so there is always an option available for your kids! BONUS: Every camper, no matter what session they are in, will get to tie-dye their very own Upper Limits t-shirt! 

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On The Fly Studios Summer Camp

Looking for something fun & completely different for summer? Send your kids to come FLY with the Pros! All abilities are welcome! No experience needed! Learn to climb silks, fly like a superhero, dance, acro/tumbling, ground circus skills and action movie-style stunts! Open House at the end of each session. iFly Camps are held at The Principia, McCalmont Gym, 13201 Clayton Road in Town and Country. Camps are for ages 6-17.

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Summer@SLUH Academic and Athletic Camps

St. Louis University High offers academic enrichment and athletic camps for boys and girls from first through eighth grade. Choose from a variety of opportunities to heighten your interest and sharpen your skills in the classroom OR take your athletic ability to a new level with one of many sports camps. SLUH teachers and coaches are experienced, passionate, and committed to the development and success of all grade-school students. We welcome boys and girls from all backgrounds in an inclusive environment that features exceptional campus facilities, including a new Innovation Lab and state-of-the-art athletic fields — all in a central location.

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Summer At SLU

What kind of summer do you want your family to have? Whatever your answer is, you'll find it at Saint Louis University. SLU offers camps and academies for Pre-K through high school students. From diving into creative arts to immersive experiences in our STEM programs, there is bound to be something that sparks your family's interest and leads to their best summer yet. Learn what it takes to have a career in the health sciences through Doisy College of Health Sciences Summer Healthcare Exploration Camp. Or acquire skills in artificial learning and coding through Summer At SLU's first-ever Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Camp.

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COCA Summer Arts Camps

Ignite your child's creativity this summer at COCA! COCA offers a unique and fun-filled summer experience for kids and teens taught by professional artists and teachers. COCA prides itself on offering some of the most creative camps around, providing campers with the opportunity to experience new things, build their skills and have tons of fun. Kids and teens will learn to express themselves through poetry, dance, drama, sculpture, songwriting, videography and much more. Offering full- or half-day weeklong summer arts camps. Before- and after-care is available. Summer Camp registration is open!

 

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Mad Science of St. Louis Summer Camp

Discover the perfect blend of fun and learning at Mad Science camps! With 18 locations across the St. Louis area, these camps are designed for kids aged 4 to 11. Let your child's imagination soar at "Make It!" Camp, explore our world in Earth and Space Investigators, or launch into the science of rockets. Dive into the nuts and bolts of robots, become a Secret Agent, or join the ranks of AstroInnovators. Embark on a NASA journey to outer space or nurture your "Little Green Thumbs." With exciting topics like these, our week-long camps provide an unforgettable summer filled with captivating adventures, hands-on experiments, and mind-blowing discoveries.

Our exciting 2024 camps include:

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Latitude Therapy Specialized ABA Camp

Join Latitude Therapy this summer for a specialized, 1:1 ABA camp in the heart of Clayton. Our summer camp serves children with ASD and related disorders ages 3-8. Our highly trained and certified staff will provide 1:1 instruction to all clients as we learn and grow. An emphasis will be made on nurturing social and communication skills through a wide variety of summer activities. There will be games, crafts, music, outings, and even more surprises throughout the summer. Register now! Most clients with a diagnosis of autism are covered by insurance. 

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Maryville Summer Science and Robotics Program

Maryville University's Center for Access and Achievement (CA2) partners with high-need school districts and nonprofits to help prepare students with the skills and abilities they need to succeed in STEM fields in college and the careers of the future. Our summer STEM programs include hands-on, creative experiences with cutting-edge technologies. Our courses are taught by highly qualified faculty with advanced education including gifted early childhood, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) certification.

This summer we will offer the following programs:

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Josh Schertz Basketball Camp

Josh Schertz Basketball Camp is focused on having fun and helping each camper improve his/her individual skills. There will be skill work each day, as well as contests, 3 on 3 games, and 5 on 5 games. Players will get an opportunity to work with current Saint Louis players and staff members. Camps are for kids in elementary and middle school.

Camp Dates:

Session I          June 10-13

Session II         June 17-20

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Art Camp at Yucandu Art Studio

Yucandu Art Studio offers a safe, friendly, and creative environment in historic, charming Webster Groves. Part-time art camps for Grades K-3rd, 1st-5th, 3rd-6th, 6th-9th. Grade levels can be going into or out of, whichever is best for your family. All camps are part-time, with many dates and themes to choose from.

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DaySpring Arts & Education Summer Camps

Time travel this summer at DaySpring! Dig up dinosaur bones, build a castle, dance the Charleston! Each week of summer camp will focus on a new era and use the arts and sciences to explore what life was like in the past! Travel back in time to learn about pre-historic dinosaurs and medieval knights, all the way through the Totally RAD 80's Camp and the Neon POP 90's Camp. Week-long camps featuring Arts and STEM experiences at DaySpring! STEAM camps are a perfect blend of summer fun and educationally-based creative training. Professional artists and trained educators lend their expertise to activities in art, engineering, dance, drama, musical theatre, circus, and more. Ideal for ages 6-13!

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LifeLight Youth Theatre Summer Performing Arts Camps

Lifelight Youth Theatre offers one-week Broadway Theatre Performance Summer Camps for elementary, middle, and high school age groups. Camps culminate in a fully staged performance of a Broadway musical. Campers will spend their days rehearsing the music, choreography, and staging for their performance. When not rehearsing, they will spend time working on the technical elements of the show, playing acting games with teachers, and participating in team-building activities. 

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Metro Theater Company's Creative Arts Camp and Grand Theater Camp

Get ready for a joyful summer at Metro Theater Company Summer Camps! Dive into the world of storytelling through movement at Creative Arts Camp, or perfect the art of auditioning at Grand Theater Camp. Our team of professional teaching artists ensure that every moment is filled with fun and learning — immersing campers of all ages in the magic of the arts. Join us for an unforgettable summer packed with creativity and excitement! Middle school and high school camps are presented in partnership with Summer at SLU. Creative Arts Camp (Pre-K - 5th grades) is presented in partnership with New City School.

 

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Team Central Gymnastics Summer Camp

It's going to be a Great Adventure at Olympia Gymnastics-Team Central this summer! Say Aloha to summer by joining us for a summer jam-packed with learning gymnastics and ninja skills, fun activities and games, and art & science projects all linked to our unique weekly themes. Campers can have a Nerf battle during Nerf week, be sneaky like a ninja during Ninja week, try to beat the clock with our Minute to Win It week, or make slime during our arts and sciences week.

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Code Ninjas of Wildwood Summer Camps

Transform your child's love for technology into an exciting learning adventure! Guided by our team of Code Senseis, Code Ninjas camps empower kids to gain valuable tech skills and make new friends. It's an unforgettably fun learning experience! Code Ninjas Wildwood is offering 9 different camps for ages 5-14! Each camp highlights different areas in the world of coding. All camps are 5 days long and run from Monday - Friday. Pick one option for a half-day camp or two choices to make it a full-day program. Seats are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Craft Alliance Summer Camps

Embark on an unforgettable summer journey of creativity, self-discovery, and artistic expression! Our half-day camps are tailor-made for young minds, offering a transformative experience that fosters self-confidence and creative thinking. Guided by artist faculty, campers immerse themselves in activities like pottery on the wheel and torch-wielding artistry, ensuring an enriching learning experience. In 2023, our Summer Camp hosted a vibrant community of over 800 campers from St. Louis, each finding inspiration and joy in the artistic realm. Building on our commitment to engaging education, our camps cater to various interests – whether sculpting with molten glass, mastering weaving, or honing pottery skills. Our professional teaching artists make learning enjoyable, ensuring your camper picks up new skills while having fun.

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Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps

Bricks 4 Kidz summer camps are a great way to learn STEM topics, building moving models from technic LEGO bricks! Build self-confidence and problem-solving skills. Foster teamwork and collaboration. Spark imagination. We offer basic brick building themed camps (Mario, Pokemon, Star Wars, Minecraft, Super Heroes, and more), Robotics camps, Minecraft Gaming and more. 

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Crayola Imagine Arts Academy Summer Camps

At Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy, we provide the creative spark and let children's imaginations do the rest. The fun and creative environment allows kids to use their ingenuity in new ways and fosters the development of important skills. We are offering both full-day and half-day camps. There are four week-long themes to choose from:

  • Crayola® World of Design
  • Crayola® Artist's Passport
  • Crayola® Artblazers
  • Crayola®  Wild World
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Vetta Racquet Sports Summer Camp

Vetta Racquet Sports is offering THREE CAMPS this year: Indoor tennis, outdoor tennis and racquetball for ages 5 to 18! Keep your child active this summer with one of our fun, racquet sports camps! Indoor tennis will be held at Vetta West (St. Peters) June 10-14 and August 5-9; Outdoor Tennis will be held June 10-14 and August 5-9 at Kirkwood Park; and Racquetball Camp will be held June 3 - July 25 at Vetta Concord.

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Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed

Bring on summer! With 300+ full and half-day summer camps and programs at convenient Parkway and Rockwood locations, Community Ed has everything you need for a summer of FUN! Make a splash, unleash your imagination, discover nature, get out and play, express yourself and go on new adventures in aquatics, art, enrichment, outdoor ed, sports and more. With eleven weeks of summer program offerings to choose from, kids can experience something new each week. Community Ed programs are led by expert, caring instructors with a focus on safety and fun. Many of our half-day camps can be combined to make a full day of fun, and include extended care options. You do not have to be a Parkway or Rockwood resident to participate in Community Ed summer programs. 

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In the Library with Louie
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Thursday, July 18, 2024

Meet Louie, the St. Louis Blues mascot, who will pose for photos and sign autographs at this free library event. Your kids will learn what it's like to be a mascot and what it takes to get ready for the season too!

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Potty Training 101
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Is it time to potty train your toddler? The St. Louis County Library is offering Potty Training 101 to parents of children ages 2-3. This free workshop for parent and child includes a potty-themed storytime, and parents & caregivers will receive information to get them started on the potty training process. Attendees will also receive a potty seat, step stool, training pants and a potty-themed board book. 

 

 

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Books for Babies
Thursday, July 18, 2024

This special story is geared to little ones ages 6 months to 2 years with a parent or caregiver. In addition to stories, there will be lap bounces, songs, rhymes and more!

 

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Toddler Thursday at Mastodon State Historic Site
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Thursday, August 1, 2024
Thursday, August 15, 2024

Toddlers and their grownups can learn, create and play during Toddler Thursday at Mastodon State Historic Site. Each session explores a different topic related to nature and includes activities and a craft.

 

 

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Baby Art Crawl
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Monday, July 22, 2024

Your baby can paint and scribble with other babies and create a big fun mess at the Baby Art Crawl. This free, one-hour event is sponsored by the St. Louis County Library.

 

 

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