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2019 Summer Camp Guide

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Challenger Learning Center Summer Space Adventures

Aspiring astronauts, scientists and engineers ages 8-18 will have a "blast" at the award-winning Challenger Learning Center where they can explore space, science, art, and technology through simulated space missions and other out-of-this-world activities. 

Space adventurers can travel to the Moon or Mars, explore Comets, or train in an underwater environment in SCUBA gear. 

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Washington University's Summer Experiences

Washington University's Summer Experiences provide middle and high school students the opportunity to prepare for college success. We offer a variety of credit and noncredit programs for students from across the country and around the world. Topics include medicine, engineering, humanities, leadership, creative writing, and more.

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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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PlayFirst

PlayFirst is a unique year-around youth soccer program that caters to kids 4-11 years of age. The program is designed to teach the game of soccer in a very creative and dynamic manner. Kids will experience the "fun-factor" of playing the game they all so desire, but the games and activities within the PlayFirst program curriculum will, intuitively, teach these players skill development, as well as a creative way of thinking and playing the game. 

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Camp Jump Start

Camp Jump Start at Living Well Village is a residential WHOLE health camp specializing in healthy lifestyles and weight management. Kids ages 9-18 years old live at camp for 4 or 8 weeks. Those needing to lose weight typically lose 7-10% of their body weight in 4 weeks which is enough to reverse disease such as Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome and fatty liver disease, and improve depression and anxiety. Normal weight kids also attend to learn how to be healthy/prevent disease while disconnecting from electronics to re-connect with people. 

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Project MEGSSS MathJam 19

MathJam19 is a two-week summer camp, either half- or full-day, offered to highly motivated, math-talented students, ages 10-14, who are looking for challenging experiences in mathematics. Students, ages 11 to 13, who excel in math and whose abilities fall outside of the range of the usual classroom curricula are invited to test to qualify for the Elements program. Elements program starts in the summer in conjunction with MathJam with the option to participate in an after-school program. 

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Andrews Academy Summer Camp

Andrews Academy Summer Camp is an activity filled, all-inclusive day camp for children entering kindergarten through 6th grade. Fun experiences tailored to the child's interests include sports, outdoor recreation, crafts, cooking, performing arts, science, technology and explorers. The weekly fees include before and after care, breakfast, lunch, snacks, awesome field trips, and all supplies. Daily swimming in our guarded outdoor pool rounds out the full camp experience at the Creve Coeur location.

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Artscope

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.

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Bear Pole Expeditions

Bear Pole Expeditions is changing the world through transformative outdoor adventures, one camper at a time. At Bear Pole, we have been offering fun, safe, exciting epic adventures for more than 50 years. Campers age 11-17 are invited to join us in exploring pristine wilderness and experiencing the thrill of outdoor adventure with new friends. From the Rocky Mountains to the Olympics, from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean, join campers from across the US and around the world for the most amazing summer adventures you ever imagined. 

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ABC Chefs Academy

At ABC Chefs Cooking Camp, the kids are the chefs. Each day campers will get to make 3 to 4 recipes! Kids also get to cook with one of the top celebrity teen chefs in the nation, Chef Ayla from Food Network's Chopped Junior and Fox's Masterchef Jr. 

Each camp week will feature a special themed menu including Baking Week, Masterchef Camp, Mystery Basket, and more fun challenges. Camps run from Monday through Thursday during the summer and are open to children between the ages of 6 and 17.

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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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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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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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2019 Rock 'n' Roll Summer Camp

Join us at School of Rock Kirkwood for 2019 Rock 'n' Roll Summer Camps for ages 6-18. We offer both beginner camps (no experience necessary) and intermediate camps (ages 10+ with at least 6 months proficiency). 

Students work in a hands-on atmosphere that includes:

  • Learning the nuts and bolts of live performance
  • Studio/band rehearsal time
  • Instruction from music professionals
  • Music theory and rock 'n' roll appreciation
  • Interacting with other young musicians
  • A live rock show performance for your friends and family

Use discount code 33OFFNOW at our website kirkwood.schoolofrock.com to receive 33% off our camps for 2019!

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STAGES Performing Arts Academy

STAGES Performing Arts Academy offers an exciting variety of Musical Theatre camps, workshops and productions for students of all ages and abilities, all summer long!

These dynamic and inventive programs are designed for preschoolers to teens. To register, call 636-449-5775 or visit StagesStLouis.org

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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.

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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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School's Out Camp Create

School's Out Camp Create offers families a fun, creative and enriching option when school is out of session. Single-day camps are led by Artscope's professional teaching artists. Extended care is available until 6 p.m.

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Special Preschool Hours at The Magic House

The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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