YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-17, only 90 minutes south of St. Louis, provides a well-rounded experience for campers by getting them outdoors having fun, making friends and conquering new skills. A 360-acre lake, 5,200 wooded acres, caves and creeks create many opportunities for adventure, exploration and experiential learning. YMCA Camp Lakewood offers four-day, one-week and two-week camp programs, and also ranch, leadership and wilderness programs, with optional electives, including high adventure, advanced arts & crafts, paintball, SNAG golf, horsemanship and more.
Camp is the promise of endless fun, friends, and memories. STL Rock School (formerly Dave Simon's Rock School) camps offer the ultimate thrill of putting a rock band together and performing in a concert. Your child will be placed in a band as they form their musical identity and sound. Each band's journey is unique and sets the stage for new friendships. Our camp includes:
Code Ninjas offers fun and rewarding coding camps for kids ages 7-14. Camps include:
Game Builders' Club: Build your very own video game from the ground up using your own art work (or ours) combined with the coding skills that you learn at camp.
STEM Activities and Snap It Together: Sharpen your mind and have fun at the same time with engaging STEM games and activities.
Code Drones: (Drone is included in this program.) Program and fly your own drone in our Code Drones camp, and the best part is you get to keep the drone at the end of the week!
COCA is one of St. Louis' premiere organizations for new artists and masters alike, creating an innovative environment for campers to learn, perform and appreciate the arts. This summer, it's the perfect place to hone creativity in a fun, exciting learning environment, with camps for kids and teens to engage new challenges. Camps available include poetry, dance, drama, sculpture, songwriting, videography and much more. Options include week-long full or half-day sessions.
Visit with summer camp representatives and learn about summer camp and activities for all ages at this free Summer Camps and Activities Fair sponsored by the Lindbergh School District. Families from all school districts are invited to attend.
Looking for a one-of-a-kind summer program for your kids? Check out Camp KangaZoo at the Saint Louis Zoo, where campers learn all about Zoo animals! Campers have the opportunity to see and touch live animals, attend a Sea Lion Show, hop aboard the Zooline Railroad, tiptoe around the Zoo at night and sleep overnight at the Zoo.
Your Summer of Adventure awaits at MICDS. Four camps – Pegasus, Language Immersion Camp, Rams Sports Camp and Eliot Summer Academy – offer a variety of activities for kids in grades K-12 from any school. Campers will explore unique learning opportunities, languages and cultural experiences, sports and hobbies to ensure that brains and bodies are active and campers are eager to return each day. All camps are located on the sprawling 100-acre MICDS campus and supervised by enthusiastic counselors and expert MICDS staff.
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 Shows return for the Spring.
Kids can meet a variety of living beetles from The Butterfly House and learn interesting facts about them while practicing their observation skills. Participants will also paint three rocks with a beetle and take the rocks home to add to their garden.