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2019 Summer Camp Guide

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Extended Care

Artscope's Summer Camp Create features expert visual art instruction by experienced artists, visits from special guests, lots of screen-free outdoor play, and supervised exploration of magical Tower Grove Park. We emphasize reducing our footprint by using natural, recycled and upcycled materials for our art. We offer 10 total weeks of summer fun! Some of our 2019 camp themes include Time Traveler Academy, Mural Magic, and our STEAM-themed camp, Scraptopia. Two additional weeks just added: Aug. 12-16 and Aug. 19-23!

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Extended Care
Miss Kelly's Gym Summer Camps

Need a fun way to beat the heat this summer? Summer Camps at Miss Kelly's are a great way for kids ages 3-10 to burn off some energy all while learning and playing with friends. Camps are packed full of physical activities, gymnastics, and crafts – all in a fun, non-competitive environment. Each camp week will have a new, exciting theme that your child is sure to love!

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J Day Camps

J Day Camps offer the most for your summer: traditional camps, art camps, STEAM camps, teen camps, preschool camps and specialty sports camps offering gymnastics, baseball, basketball, lacrosse and a ninja obstacle course! Plus, swimming, lunch, field trips and pre- and post-care. The J has a camp for every kid, and every kid is welcome at the J.

2019 Camp Dates: May 28–August 9.

What Makes J Day Camps the Best?

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Summer Art Camps & Teen Art Program at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier offers one-week themed Summer Art Camps in half-day morning sessions for ages 4-6 and full-day sessions for ages 6-12. Participants learn about art in a camp setting with field day activities; weekly pool visits; gallery exhibition excursions; and treks through the Park and woodland trails. New this year, the Teen Art Program for ages 13-17 offers three, 2-week sessions for teens interested in further developing their artistic skills and knowledge through hands-on application and mentorship. 

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Breakthrough Basketball Camp

Your shooting mechanics will improve, and your shooting range will increase at Breakthrough Basketball Summer Camp! We will work on ball handling drills to beat your defender off the dribble, and finishing moves to become crafty around the rim. In addition to all of this, we will focus on confidence, mental toughness, hard work, smart work, and other intangibles to develop great shooters and ball handlers. Camps are for boys and girls. Use promo code STLPARENT for $40 off!

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Lavner Camps at Wash U

Lavner Camps – Award-Winning Summer Camps at Wash U! 

Summer Camp. Redefined.

Lavner Camps leads the industry in Summer Enrichment Camps and is offering Cutting-Edge Technology Camps & Creative Art Camps at Washington University in St. Louis! Campers can attend one or more weeks at any of our highly specialized camps in Robotics Camp with LEGO® EV3®, Robotics with Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Camp with VEX® IQ, 3D Minecraft™ Camp, Elite Skills Minecraft™ Camp with Java™ Coding, Esports Camps, Fortnite Camp, Overwatch Camp, YouTube Video Production Camp, and much more! See our full description for all camps we offer.

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Vetta Sports Summer Camps

There's something to be said for longevity, and Vetta Sports Summer Camps have been around for more than 25 years. Simply put - we play sports and have FUN. As part of their summer camp experience, your child will discover a variety of activities, including classic sports such as soccer, basketball, tennis, racquetball and kickball. But the fun doesn't stop there! Campers also learn innovative team-building skills, play archery tag, jump on inflatables and get creative with arts & crafts. Special guests educate and entertain kids with animals, introduce science concepts, teach athletic skills and much more. Plus, we go on awesome field trips!  

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Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Staenberg Summer Camps

Join the Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design Staenberg Summer Camps 2019, for ages 4-18. Join us for fun activities and create art experiences for children and teens. Campers can explore techniques in clay, glass, graphics, metals, wearable art, textiles, and more! We offer 11, one-week, half-day camps from May 28 through August 9, campers can also stay all day long with supervised lunchtime. Before-care (8:30 a.m.) and after-care (until 5:30) are available for an additional fee. 

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Code Ninjas Summer Camp

Code Ninjas offers fun and rewarding coding camps for kids ages 7-14. Camps include:

Game Builders' Club: Build your very own video game from the ground up using your own art work (or ours) combined with the coding skills that you learn at camp.

STEM Activities and Snap It Together: Sharpen your mind and have fun at the same time with engaging STEM games and activities.

Code Drones: (Drone is included in this program.) Program and fly your own drone in our Code Drones camp, and the best part is you get to keep the drone at the end of the week!

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Summer At SLU

What kind of summer do you want your kids to have? Whatever your answer is, you'll find it at Saint Louis University. SLU offers more than 60 camps and academies for Pre-K through high school students.

From perfecting their jump shot in basketball camp to hands-on experience in our medical academies, there is bound to be something that sparks your child's interest and leads to their best summer yet.

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Metro Theater Company

Learning through play in the arts is what Metro Theater Company (MTC) Summer Camps are all about! MTC's young artists are taught by dynamic professional teaching artists who actively work in the St. Louis arts community. Middle and High School students will explore acting and audition techniques, playwriting, stage combat, and more at any of our three Grand Theater Camp programs. Younger artists enjoy fun filled days at Creative Arts Camp.

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Crayola World of Design and Artist's Passport Camps from Imagine Arts Academy

Crayola World of Design Camps take kids on a journey of discovery! This one-of-a-kind art camp allow kids to experiment with new art techniques while working on their problem-solving skills at the same time. Kids get to explore art and design as a career path and as a tool to understand different cultures and places. 

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    Mad Science of St. Louis

    Does your child dream of being a scientist? Robotics engineer? Secret agent? Mad Science provides fun, hands-on science camps for ages 5 to 12 at locations across the St. Louis metro area that will spark your child's imagination this summer! Mad Science of St. Louis offers more than 35 week-long camps that allow your child to touch, see, hear, smell and taste what science is really all about. This hands-on approach not only teaches children about the wonderful world of science, it also gets them excited about applying scientific concepts to real-life situations.

    Our exciting 2019 camps include:

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    Forsyth Summer Discovery

    Summer begins here, June 10 – August 9, 2019! With nearly 50 camps developed and led by Forsyth School faculty, Summer Discovery provides kids age 3 through Grade 6 with an age-appropriate mix of structure, freedom, and challenge. Different weekly themes allow kids to become spies, artists, engineers, filmmakers, builders, designers, climbers, scientists, performers, cyclists, photographers, explorers, and more! Summer Discovery is a place to play, try, make, be, and do – the high ropes or obstacle course, in the lab, on the stage, and on the field. 


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    Camp Whitfield and Whitfield Sports Camps

    Camp Whitfield is a day camp is conveniently located on Whitfield School's campus at the corner of Mason and Ladue roads. Children entering kindergarten through seventh grade will participate in a variety of engaging activities filing their summer days with fun. Each day, campers participate in technology-based activities, unique art experiences, fun crafts, sports, and games. Whitfield School also offers five sports camps.

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    COCA Summer Arts Camps

    COCA is one of St. Louis' premiere organizations for new artists and masters alike, creating an innovative environment for campers to learn, perform and appreciate the arts. This summer, it's the perfect place to hone creativity in a fun, exciting learning environment, with camps for kids and teens to engage new challenges. Camps available include poetry, dance, drama, sculpture, songwriting, videography and much more. Options include week-long full or half-day sessions.

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    Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed

    Bring your imagination, passion, creativity, curiosity and talent and join us for an exciting summer! Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed offers a variety of full-day and half-day camps, clinics and classes for youth and adults in the following areas: adult education and literacy, aquatics, enrichment, outdoor education, school-age care, sports, and visual & performing arts. You do not have to be a Parkway or Rockwood resident to participate in Community Ed summer programs. 

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    BablerWiLD Outdoor Education Center Camps

    What better way to spend the summer than outdoors! BablerWiLD Summer Programs offer full-day and half-day camps and classes that bring science and nature to life at Babler State Park. Check out WiLD Adventure Weeks that take place during the first and last week of summer that feature field trips and choice activities, and the WiLD Survival Academy for middle schoolers who love spending time in the outdoors. From hiking to fire-building there is something for every nature lover.

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