Make music this summer! The Community Music School of Webster University offers a variety of summer music programs for all ages, including Kindermusik® Family Camp (6 months – 5 years); String Orchestra Camp (age 7 - high school); Chamber Music Encounter (by audition); Flute Camp (grades 7-12); Band Camp (grades 7-12); Composition Intensive (grades 7-12); "Clazz" String Intensive (ages 12 & up); Songwriting Camp (grades 9-12); and the MOCM Adult Chamber Music Intensive (21+). Kindermusik® Family Camp is offered in 2 locations – Webster Groves and Faust Park in Chesterfield. All other camps are at our main location at Webster University.
Ready to start lessons on an instrument or avoid a summer slump? CMS also offers a six-week summer session of individual lessons on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, and voice. Adults too! Piano and guitar students start at age 6; string students at age 7-8; wind and brass students at age 9-10; and voice at age 12. We have lesson locations in Webster Groves and Chesterfield.
Come check us out and let's make music together!
Kindermusik Family Camp: June 7 - July 5, 2023
Flute Camp: June 5-9, 2023
Popular Songwriting Camp: June 5-9, 2023
String Orchestra Camp: June 12-16, 2023
Chamber Music Encounter: June 12-16, 2023*
"Clazz" String Intensive: June 20-24, 2023
Band Camp: June 26-30, 2023
Summer Composition Intensive: July 10-21, 2023
MOCM Adult Chamber Music Intensive: July 31 - August 5, 2023
Individual Lessons Summer Session: June 20 - August 1, 2023
For more information and registration, visit webster.edu/cms
Registration deadline for most camps is May 15, 2023. *Chamber Music Encounter has an early registration deadline of April 1, 2023.
Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.
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.
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.
See the amazing sea lions at the Saint Louis Zoo perform for the crowd and cheer them on from the bleachers as the popular Sea Lion Spring Training Shows return. You'll see these beautiful animals perform flipper walks, ball balancing, Olympic-style dives on a high-diving platform, lots of splashing and even more surprises!
Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.