Middle Schoolers

Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, March 17, 2024

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum on Sunday afternoon to participate in free hands-on art activities with fun themes and to explore the galleries. Each Family Sunday focuses on a different family-friendly theme. 

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St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 16, 2024

The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown St. Louis is comprised of more than 120 units, including marching bands, floats, huge cartoon character balloons, more than 5,000 marchers and lots of clowns.

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Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit Returns to The Magic House

Buddy is back at The Magic House! Beginning January 27, families can once again make tracks to The Magic House to experience Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit. Based on the popular PBS Kids TV series, this limited-engagement exhibit, created by The Magic House in collaboration with the Jim Henson Company, takes kids on a time-traveling adventure back to the time of dinosaurs.


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Art Camp at Yucandu Art Studio

Yucandu Art Studio offers a safe, friendly, and creative environment in historic, charming Webster Groves. Part-time art camps for Grades K-3rd, 1st-5th, 3rd-6th, 6th-9th. Grade levels can be going into or out of, whichever is best for your family. All camps are part-time, with many dates and themes to choose from.

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DaySpring Arts & Education Summer Camps

Time travel this summer at DaySpring! Dig up dinosaur bones, build a castle, dance the Charleston! Each week of summer camp will focus on a new era and use the arts and sciences to explore what life was like in the past! Travel back in time to learn about pre-historic dinosaurs and medieval knights, all the way through the Totally RAD 80's Camp and the Neon POP 90's Camp. Week-long camps featuring Arts and STEM experiences at DaySpring! STEAM camps are a perfect blend of summer fun and educationally-based creative training. Professional artists and trained educators lend their expertise to activities in art, engineering, dance, drama, musical theatre, circus, and more. Ideal for ages 6-13!

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Community Music School of Webster University

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 (grades 2-12); Chamber Music Encounter (by audition); Flute Camp (grades 7-12); Band Camp (grades 7-12); Composition Intensive (grades 7-12); Pop Songwriting Camp (grades 9-12); and the NEW Saxophone Summer Intensive (grades 7-12). 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. 

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Community School Summer Camps

Play, learn, and create on Community School's beautiful 18-acre campus this summer. Camps are available for children age 3 through eighth grade and include full- and half-day options. Choose from dozens of activities led by our experienced faculty and partners from STAGES, Mad Science of St. Louis, The Recreation Academy, and more. Programming also includes Community's signature FUNdamentals camp to help children fight the summer slump in August. Camps have limited enrollment, so register today!

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim

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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