You and your kids can learn about space, science, the solar system and lots more in a fun, hands-on way during Public Missions at the Challenger Learning Center. Simulated Space missions are geared for families with kids ages 6 and up, and some for families with kids ages 11 and up.
Don't miss Circus Harmony's annual confluence of music and circus arts for 2019: Accelerando, a circus spy thriller. Accelerando features new acts, including Chinese Pole and Hoop Diving, coached by Circus Harmony graduates who are touring the world performing these acts with Cirque du Soleil!
Laumeier offers one-week themed Summer Art Camps in half-day morning sessions for ages 4-6 and full-day sessions for ages 6-12. Participants learn about art in a camp setting with field day activities; weekly pool visits; gallery exhibition excursions; and treks through the Park and woodland trails. New this year, the Teen Art Program for ages 13-17 offers three, 2-week sessions for teens interested in further developing their artistic skills and knowledge through hands-on application and mentorship.
Chess Summer Camps are the perfect way to introduce the game of chess to new students, deepen understanding of the game for established players, or offer intensive instruction for aspiring chess masters. Grandmaster instructors provide daily lessons, puzzles, and play to help guide students through each session.
At ABC Chefs Cooking Camp, the kids are the chefs. Each day campers will get to make 3 to 4 recipes! Kids also get to cook with one of the top celebrity teen chefs in the nation, Chef Ayla from Food Network's Chopped Junior and Fox's Masterchef Jr.
Each camp week will feature a special themed menu including Baking Week, Masterchef Camp, Mystery Basket, and more fun challenges. Camps run from Monday through Thursday during the summer and are open to children between the ages of 6 and 17.
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.