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.
SciFest: Community Science Showcase, is the Saint Louis Science Center's annual Martin Luther King Jr. weekend event showcasing diversity of the scientific community in St. Louis. Visitors to the Science Center can participate in hands-on activities and presentations led by STEM role models representing a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, including teens from the Center's Youth Exporing Science (YES) program.
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.
Spend some time at the Endangered Wolf Center and help give the animals a special surprise. Visitors can help fill presents, treats and other items for the African painted dogs, swift foxes and maned wolves.
Bring your family to the Missouri History Museum to celebrate and reflect on the life and legacy of Dt. Martin Luther King Jr. Discuss how to make a difference in your community, get active with yoga and movement workshops, create peace-inspired art, meet local and nationally renowned authors, and explore stories of the civil rights movement and the work of Dr. King.
U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see animated light displays, enjoy fireside stories, campfire s'mores, fun photo opportunities, the Conservation Carousel, 4-D Polar Express Experience and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland. Parking is free.
Every movie is just $5 on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) and New Year's Day at Marcus Theatre locations throughout the St. Louis metro area. See current blockbusters like Welcome to Marwen, Aquaman and Mary Poppins Returns or Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse for just $5 per person whether it's a post-gift exchange afternoon matinee or an after-dinner late show.
Engage your young scientist in science-related learning at the Saint Louis Science Center's Preschool Science Series. Through interactive stories and hands-on exploration, children learn about science, as well as language, problem-solving and social skills.