Middle Schoolers

The Loop Ice Carnival

The Loop Ice Carnival is a festival full of icy fun for all ages. Held on Delmar Blvd. in University City, the carnival features live ice carving demonstrations, 50+ ice sculptures, ice slides and ice games for kids, snowflake ballerinas, beloved Blues mascot Louie, live music, an all new drone show and lots more.

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Saint Louis Chess Club Summer Camps

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. Instruction offers a solid basic foundation, emphasizing the fundamental skills needed to begin a lifetime of learning in chess. Use promo code ParentChess2024 to receive 10% off!

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    U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo

    U.S. Bank Wild Lights at the Saint Louis Zoo is back for another beautifully lit season. Your family can stroll through the Zoo grounds surrounded by a million lights! Visitors will see twinkling light displays, enjoy fun photo opportunities, holiday carolers, Santa's woodland workshop, roaming entertainers, and lots more in this enchanting holiday wonderland.

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    Summer Expo 2024

    Plan your child's summer at the biggest Summer Camp Expo in the St. Louis area, featuring 70+ local and regional summer camps offering day- and sleep-away camp experiences all across the St. Louis region and beyond. Bring your kids and learn about a wide variety of summer learning and summer fun opportunities for kids of all ages. The Summer Expo is presented by Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed, sponsored by STL Parent and STL Camps, and is open to all families from any school district across the St. Louis metro area. Admission is free.

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    Mad Science Time at Play Street Museum
    Sunday, February 25, 2024

    Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included. 

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    Paws for Reading from the St. Louis County Library
    Monday, February 26, 2024
    Monday, March 4, 2024
    Wednesday, March 6, 2024

    Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program. 

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    Kindermusik Playdate
    Monday, February 26, 2024
    Friday, March 22, 2024
    Monday, April 22, 2024

    Are you interested in learning more about Kindermusik before committing to a full semester? Are you unsure how your baby or child will respond in a group setting? Join Kindermusik for a musical playdate and see firsthand how singing, moving, playing instruments, and dancing together has the power keep us connected, fuel kids' brains and bring joy. 

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