Code Ninjas offers fun and rewarding coding camps for kids ages 7-14. Camps, in which enrollment is limited, include:
Become a YouTuber! Campers will advance both their coding and vlogger skills as they create a complex Scratch, MakeCode, or Roblox game and accompanying video tutorial to be uploaded to their own personalized YouTube channel.
Building a Beat Music Coding Camp: Ninjas will learn the basics of music and programming as they create their own music with code through a program called Sonic Pi.
Code Your Own Arcade from Scratch: Ninjas become game builders for a week at Code Your Own Arcade from Scratch camp! They will learn computer science concepts by creating various Scratch games — such as Block Stacker, Catch Cats, Dodgeball, and Red Light, Green Light — and develop their own original game.
Minecraft Create. Dream up and design your own Minecraft world! Zombies, purple trees, and flying pigs – oh my!
Roblox Create. Spark your imagination and explore game concepts through Roblox, no matter what your level - from beginner to expert!
Roblox Royale. If you like playing Fortnite, you'll love building your own battle royale game in Roblox!
Program & Play in Python. Build an awesome game in the Python programming language and share it with the world!
Full-day and half-day camps are offered. Learn more at codeninjas.com >
The Saint Louis Chess Club is offering free group chess instruction to kids and teens at various branches of the St. Louis County Library.
The History Clubhouse at the Missouri History Museum has reopened for one-hour play sessions by reservation. The award-winning History Clubhouse is an interactive space designed for children and families with lots of hands-on experiences showcasing state and local history.
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.