Middle Schoolers

Art Camp at Yucandu Art Studio

Yucandu Art Studio believes that when you give kids great materials, they make GREAT art! Yucandu is such a fun and inspiring place to be and the camp projects are so cool! Send your child to a place where they will grow as a budding artist, feel successful, and bring home artwork. Yucandu campers say: "That was the best camp ever!"

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The Hundred Dresses
Friday, February 22, 2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Sunday, February 24, 2019

The Hundred Dresses tells the story of Wanda Petronski, the new girl in Room 13, who is a Polish immigrant who lives in a shabby house and doesn't have any friends. Every day she wears the same faded blue dress, but tells her new classmates that she has a hundred dresses at home. Her classmates tease Wanda about her hundred dresses until one day she disappears from school. As guilt overtakes the children, they decide to find out what happened to Wanda and to make amends. But is it too late? Bullying, friendship, and forgiveness as at the center of this play adapted from the beloved Newberry Honor Book by Eleanor Estes. 

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Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, February 24, 2019

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries. 

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Camp Whitfield and Whitfield Sports Camps

Camp Whitfield is a day camp is conveniently located on Whitfield School's campus at the corner of Mason and Ladue roads. Children entering kindergarten through seventh grade will participate in a variety of engaging activities filing their summer days with fun. Each day, campers participate in technology-based activities, unique art experiences, fun crafts, sports, and games. Whitfield School also offers five sports camps.

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J Day Camps

J Day Camps offer the most for your summer: traditional camps, art camps, STEAM camps, teen camps, preschool camps and specialty sports camps offering gymnastics, baseball, basketball, lacrosse and a ninja obstacle course! Plus, swimming, lunch, field trips and pre- and post-care. The J has a camp for every kid, and every kid is welcome at the J.

Register before March 8 and save! 2019 Camp Dates: May 28–August 9.

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YMCA Camp Lakewood

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. 

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Forsyth Summer Discovery

Summer begins here, June 10 – August 9, 2019! With nearly 50 camps developed and led by Forsyth School faculty, Summer Discovery provides kids age 3 through Grade 6 with an age-appropriate mix of structure, freedom, and challenge. Different weekly themes allow kids to become spies, artists, engineers, filmmakers, builders, designers, climbers, scientists, performers, cyclists, photographers, explorers, and more! Summer Discovery is a place to play, try, make, be, and do – the high ropes or obstacle course, in the lab, on the stage, and on the field. 

 

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Special Preschool Hours at The Magic House

The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.

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Mardi Gras Craft Party
Friday, February 22, 2019

Kids can make their own festive Mardi Gras mask using feathers, glitter, paint and gemstones, then feast on a King cupcake with their friends at this Mardi Gras Craft Party at Yucandu Art Studio. 

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Kids Open Play at Ultimate Ninjas
Friday, February 22, 2019

Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended. 

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