Middle Schoolers

Grand Opening of Code Ninjas Wildwood

Code Ninjas Wildwood invites you to its Grand Opening on Sunday, February 18th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Check out the Dojo, a high-tech, STEM-driven space where you can explore a variety of activities such as MakeCode Arcade, Roblox, Minecraft, robotics, and more! Everyone in attendance will be entered to win a Nintendo Switch! New Ninjas who enroll as a Founding Family in the CREATE or CREATE JR program will earn a bonus entry!


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WILD Family Fun Days GPS Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 23, 2024

Join the fun at Babler Memorial State Park for a GPS egg hunt. Eggs will be hidden in various places around the park, including on trails, under pavilions, in fields and everywhere in between. You can find a prize to take home at each location! Registration is required.

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Under the Stars at Laumeier Sculpture Park
Saturday, March 9, 2024

Join members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing for all ages at Laumeier Sculpture Park. See what our moon and other planets look like up close while you learn about different telescopes that astronomers use.


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Extended Care
Summer@SLUH Academic and Athletic Camps

St. Louis University High offers academic enrichment and athletic camps for boys and girls from first through eighth grade. Choose from a variety of opportunities to heighten your interest and sharpen your skills in the classroom OR take your athletic ability to a new level with one of many sports camps. SLUH teachers and coaches are experienced, passionate, and committed to the development and success of all grade-school students. We welcome boys and girls from all backgrounds in an inclusive environment that features exceptional campus facilities, including a new Innovation Lab and state-of-the-art athletic fields — all in a central location.

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Monster Machines Day at Des Peres Park
Saturday, May 11, 2024

It's Monster Machines Day at Des Peres Park! See a police car, tow truck, bulldozer, fire truck and much more up close during this hands-on, free event. Kids can climb in and look around and let their imaginations take them on a ride. 

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim
Thursday, February 22, 2024

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.

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Family Bingo Night
Friday, February 23, 2024
Friday, March 22, 2024

Get your family together and play some themed bingo! Bring your own food and drinks. Light refreshments will be provided. Prizes will be awarded to bingo winners.

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Music & Movement

Explore songs, finger plays, music and more during this Music & Movement class for ages 2-6. Some sessions are held in person at various branches of the St. Louis County Library. Some sessions are virtual. 



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