Brehm's Summer Program is a holistic, six-week overnight and day program for students ages 8-18 with learning differences.
Located in the beautiful and natural learning environment of Southern Illinois, area trips and activities inspire camaraderie and self-confidence as students engage in learning experiences that capture their imaginations and make learning fun. These immersive and transformative experiences allow students to break out of their usual routines, gain fresh perspectives, and make new friends.
Are they looking for experiential learning and specialized programs? Orton-Gillingham, speech-language therapy, college preparation, and English as a second language are integrated to advance students' academic, social, and emotional skills. In addition, Auto Tech will be offered in Session 1 in partnership with the SIU Auto Tech program.
Session 1: June 19 - July 2, 2022
Session 2: July 3 - 16, 2022
Session 3: July 17-30, 2022
6 Week: Boarding: $11,900; Day: $7,140
4 Week Only: Boarding: $8,035; Day: $4,820
2 Week Only: Boarding: $4,100; $2,460
There are more than strawberries (but plenty of those too) at this festival! Kids can enjoy pony rides, carnival rides, a petting farm, wagon rides, inflatables and lots more.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
See the Zoo's California sea lions perform acrobatic and athletic feats, including Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, flipper walks, frisbee tosses and plenty of surprises. While on stage with the sea lions, the Zoo's trainers explain sea lion behavior and positive-reinforcement training, in addition to the need for conserving the sea lion's ocean habitat.