To help limit the spread of Coronavirus and to support public health efforts, most family attractions and many businesses have closed temporarily. We urge our readers to follow public health guidelines: Stay home if at all possible and practice social distancing if you must leave your home. For the latest on protecting your family and community from COVID-19 follow these guidelines. To learn the facts about children and COVID-19, hear from Dr. Hilary Babcock, an infectious disease specialist with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Teens and Tweens

DaySpring Arts and Education

A perfect blend of summer fun and educationally based creative training! Your child will work with professionals in the arts and experience activities in music, art, dance, drama, musical theatre, circus, and science, with classes in their age groups. From STEAM camps, with a unique variety of science and art, to musical theater workshops with full length performances, to camps for your preschooler, DaySpring has everyone from tots to teens covered!

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Summer Science Blast Camps at the Saint Louis Science Center

Make your child's summer out of this world at the Saint Louis Science Center's Summer Science Blast Summer Camp! Weekly day camps at the Science Center keep children engaged in hands-on learning, all while having lots of fun. Our camps offer a variety of subjects that will spark an interest in science, technology and problem solving. Camp program topics include paleontology, gaming and game design, astronomy, robotics, engineering, chemistry and more. Campers will learn more about the world and themselves, grow their sense of intellectual curiosity and share their sense of wonder, while seeing how their desire to learn can lead to the discoveries and advancements of tomorrow. Camps are offered in both half-day and full-day sessions. Extended care is available at an additional cost.

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New City School Summer Camp

Summer wouldn't be the same without New City School Summer Camp! Your camper will have an exciting time learning new things, pursuing their passions, meeting new friends, and rekindling old friendships. Our camps complement busy summer schedules, with over 20 full-day options for campers age 3 through 7th grade, plus our NEW Innovation Lab! We are looking forward to spending a lot of time in the lab creating, cooking, and enjoying what we've made. Join us for a summer of fun, learning, and creativity!


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Chesterfield Summer Camp

Chesterfield Summer Camps will keep your kids active and having fun this summer! Each week your child will have the opportunity to swim and participate in a wide variety of games, arts and crafts, and field trips. Camps will be located at Central Park and the campers will be able to cool off at the Chesterfield Aquatic Center daily. Everyday at camp your child will be engaged, safe and having fun! Camps are for ages 5-12. Sign up for one week or all six! Fees are $150 per week for Chesterfield residents and $190 per week for non-residents (one week is pro-rated). Before and after care are offered for an additional fee begining at 7 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m.

Here are each week's activities:

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Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park
Friday, May 8, 2020
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020

Art Fair at Laumeier is a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park featuring food and beverage vendors, hands-on art activities for kids, live music and more. Now in its 33rd year, the fair is a Mother's Day Weekend tradition in St. Louis. 

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Open House at YMCA Camp Lakewood
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Saturday, May 16, 2020

Camp Lakewood Open Houses are designed to give you and your children or teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.

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Parents' Survival Night at The Little Gym
Friday, May 1, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020

Parents call it a break from the kids, and kids call it a break from parents, so its a win-win for all! During Parents' Survival Night you can spend some adult time seeing a movie or catching up with friends, while your kids get quality "kid time" in a safe, familiar, and fun place with trained instructors who lead them through music, games and fun LEGO, DUPLO and LEGO Junior building activities.

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Kids Art Night Out
Friday, May 1, 2020

Kids Art Night Out at Yucandu Art Studio features a new creative project each month, ranging from mosaics, to collage, print-making, glitter, clay and more.


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Tons of Transportation
Saturday, May 2, 2020

Kids of all ages are invited to climb on and explore dump trucks, backhoes, fire trucks, police cruisers, an excavator and more at Tons of Transportation.

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