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2022 Summer Camp Guide

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Forsyth Summer Discovery

Forsyth Summer Discovery provides a balance of structure and age-appropriate freedom, offering children age 3 through Grade 7 a largely "unplugged" experience with a neighborhood feel. Different weekly themes allow campers to become artists, engineers, filmmakers, cyclists, performers, scientists, photographers, explorers, and more! Summer Discovery is a place to play, try, make, be, and do – on the high ropes course, in the science lab, on the stage, in the garden, or on the field.

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Arts & Sciences Pre-College Programs

Washington University's summer pre-college programs offer highly motivated middle and high school students the opportunity to experience WashU in the classroom and beyond. Students choose from a variety of credit and noncredit programs in the humanities, natural sciences, math, and social sciences. Our programs are ideal for students who want to challenge themselves academically, explore courses in a specific major or interest, and develop college readiness skills.

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YMCA Summer Camp

Ready. Set. Summer! In YMCA Day Camp, choose from Traditional, Special Interest, Sports, Aquatics, Preschool, Teen, and Counselor in Training camps for ages 3-17 at 23 locations. Camps and ages vary by location. 

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J Day Camps

Your kids deserve a fun (and safe) summer! Every child is welcome at the J, and our camps feature the activities kids love most – like swimming, sports, gymnastics and arts. We offer one camp per age group at each location and many activities and focuses from which your child can choose. Older campers can choose their focuses or activities each week. Focuses and activities include sports, gymnastics, arts, science, cooking, swimming, traditional camp activities and more. One camp community provides a safe space to be a kid and do kid things alongside kind, caring and safety-conscious counselors.

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Community Music School of Webster Groves

Make music this summer! Little ones 6 months – 5 years can play and sing at our weekly Kindermusik family camp. Older children can choose from flute camp, string orchestra camp, chamber music encounter, band camp, summer composition intensive, a group singing class (online) or, new this year, the Clazz String Intensive. Adults can get in on the fun with an adult group singing class (online) with Jennifer Johnson Cano from New York, and adult instrumentalists can join the Missouri Chamber Music Festival's Adult Chamber Music Intensive.

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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 in-person (indoor and outdoor) and virtual, full-or half-day weeklong summer arts camps. Before- and after-care is available. 

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Summer Art Camps & Teen Art Program at Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park's Summer Art Camps and Teen Art Program are designed for creative, active kids and teens! Participants learn about artists throughout history, explore woodland trails, experiment with a variety of art media and processes, and create amazing works of art. Sessions are taught by experienced art instructors and all materials are provided. COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place for the protection of all campers and their families.

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Whitfield School Summer Camps

Move, engage, create, and play at Whitfield this summer! Offering a day camp, STEM camp, Esports camp, and a variety of athletic camps, Whitfield has something for everyone! Whitfield is conveniently located at the corner of Ladue and Mason Roads.

Camp Whitfield is a day camp where campers entering grades K-7 will enjoy technology-based activities, unique art experiences, fun crafts, sports, and games. Lunch, snacks, and all material fees are included; before and after care options available for an additional fee.

Whitfield STEM Camp combines hands-on labs, engineering challenges, digital investigations, and more – all designed to engage campers in the grand challenges of STEM. Lunch and all material fees are included.

Whitfield Sports Camps are perfect for athletes at any level. Offerings include boys basketball, girls basketball, girls volleyball, and dance. All skill levels welcome. 

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Camp Magic House

Make your child's summer magical with a one-of-a-kind summer camp experience at The Magic House! Camps at The Magic House and MADE for Kids feature Exciting, in-person activities for 2022. Weeklong, half-day camp is available for ages 5-6 and 6-8 with daily snacks and hands-on fun. Full day camps are for ages 8-11. Themes include Amazing Artists, Super Scientists, Camp Make-It, Tech Camp and more! Summer Camp at The Magic House and MADE for Kids is sure to spark your child's imagination. 

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Gifted Resource Council

Gifted Resource Council offers exciting, hands-on Summer Academies for bright and gifted students finishing Kindergarten - 8th grade. Camps run for two weeks so kids can do a deep dive into favorite topics like space, dinosaurs, ancient history and more! Camps are taught by experienced teachers, and time is built in for physical fun with daily PE and recess. Before and after care are available. Register by February 11 for a $25 discount.

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Olympia Gymnastics Summer Camp

Spring into your summer having fun and learning new skills with the superheroes at Olympia Gymnastics! Olympia Gymnastics Summer Camps are full of activities designed to engage and foster learning. Olympia's trained and safety-certified staff are true superheroes – they are devoted to the well-being of our camp kids and truly enjoy engaging with children. Each week of summer camp we offer a unique theme and our day is jam-packed with gymnastics, activities, art projects, and games linked to the theme. There is so much to explore and enjoy, you don't want to miss out!

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Little Medical School Summer Camp

Little Medical School Summer Camps provide a fun, creative, hands-on play experience and STEM education all at once! Our programs run throughout the summer in various locations and at our Creve Coeur store. Most camp sessions run 5 days a week, with an option of two, three-hour programs per day. The schedule includes one morning session and one afternoon session with an hour lunch break. Our summer camps include our most popular courses with an emphasis on summer fun.

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Community Camps at Community School

Play, learn, and create on Community School's beautiful 18-acre campus this summer! Camps are available for children age 3 through 8th grade and include full- and half-day options. Choose from dozens of activities led by our experienced faculty and partners from STAGES, COCA, Bricks 4 Kidz, Little Medical School, and more. Camps have limited enrollment, so register today!

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All American Gymnastics & Super Ninja Camps

All American Gymnastics & Super Ninja offers day camps, specialty training camps and Friday Fundays throughout the summer. Day camps are a mixture of gymnastics & ninja activities, arts & crafts, games (indoor & out) and playtime in the gym. Specialty camps offer campers a chance to focus on learning skills in their specific sport of choice: gymnastics or ninja, along with some fun games and competitions. Looking for a single-day camp? Join us on select Fridays for Fundays!

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IMACS of Missouri Summer Camps

IMACS offers summer courses in one-week sessions for incoming 1st through 8th graders. Both Logic Classes and Computer Enrichment Classes meet for five days (45 to 90 minutes) and students play games that help challenge their thinking and develop their problem-solving skills. Students can sign up for as many or as few weeks as they'd like, as each week will provide different games and challenges. Classes will be offered June 13-17, June 20-24, July 11-15, July 18-22,  August 1-5 and August 8-12.

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MICDS Summer of Adventure

Your summer adventure awaits at MICDS! Three camps – Pegasus, Rams Sports Camps, and Eliot Summer Academy now featuring the Global Online Academy – offer a unique variety of activities for children in grades K-12. Campers will explore unique learning opportunities, academic and enrichment courses, sports, and hobbies to ensure that brains and bodies are active. Campers are eager to return each day. All camps, except for the virtual GOA program, are located on the sprawling, 100-acre MICDS campus and supervised by enthusiastic counselors and expert MICDS staff, following all public health guidelines. 

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Summer At SLU

Summer At SLU is back with in-person camps and academies! 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.

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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 30 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, inline hockey and kickball. But the fun doesn't stop there! Campers also learn innovative team-building skills, play archery tag, and get creative with arts & crafts. Special guests educate and entertain kids with animals, introduce science concepts, teach athletic skills and much more. 

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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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YMCA Camp Lakewood

YMCA Camp Lakewood is not just any overnight summer camp. It's that special time at the perfect place, with friends and memories your children will take with them throughout the rest of their lives. Help them to high-five every accomplishment, celebrate their growing independence and wonder of the world around them through the gift of overnight summer camp. While campers love the sports, horseback riding, arts & crafts, water activities, caving, climbing, ziplining, camp games and more, great kids are grown into well-rounded individuals by also teaching respect, responsibility, belonging and accomplishment.

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