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Camp Weloki for Girls

Camp Weloki for Girls is a one-week overnight sleep-away camp for girls going into 4th - 12th grades. We are family owned and operated by Dr. Tim and Anne Jordan for the last 30 years. Our camp is a safe home away from home that teaches girls to be their authentic selves, gain confidence, use their voice, learn about friendships, and practice leadership skills, all while having a blast.

Camper activities include pool and lake swimming, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, star gazing, arts and crafts fun, hair wrap and friendship bracelet making, tye-dying, dance parties, talent shows, beach party, outdoor movie, and Goddess/Warrior night.

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Purina Incredible Canine Kids Camp

There is no stronger bond than the one between a child and their dog! At this dog-friendly half-day camp, kids and teens will spend the day with their furry best friend at Purina Farms. They'll learn about the most popular sports of canine agility, flying disc, and diving dog from the expert trainers that make up the Purina Incredible Dog Team, and then they'll be given the opportunity to apply what they learned to training their dog on-site. Not only will they get to perform for their parents and guardians at the end, but they will also get to go home with a sports pack filled with a t-shirt, dog treats, 4-foot leash and training pouch. Camp enrollment is limited and camps fill fast. 

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YMCA Summer Camp

At the YMCA, we can't wait to welcome your child to enjoy summer as it should be: fun, action-packed, and most of all, safe! Safety is our first priority and we are committed to following guidelines set forth by our health officials. We offer camps throughout the summer for ages 3-17. Camps range from traditional outdoor camp to special interest camps such as sports, aquatics, arts & humanities, and teens. We also offer Before & After Care as an add-on at an additional fee.

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Little Medical School Summer Camp

Little Medical School plans to offer in-person summer camps in 2021 bringing its award-winning, hands-on healthcare curriculum to you! Entertaining, engaging, and educational activities, led by trained and certified instructors, will inspire the little aspiring healthcare professional in your family. In each session, instructors will inspire campers to create and collaborate for a fun, safe and healthier tomorrow. Save $20 when you register by April 15. Sibling discounts also available.

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Open House at YMCA Camp Lakewood

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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YMCA Camp Lakewood

YMCA Camp Lakewood is not just any overnight summer camp. It's that special time at the perfect place, with friends and memories your children will take with them throughout the rest of their lives. Help them to high-five every accomplishment, celebrate their growing independence and wonder of the world around them through the gift of overnight summer camp. While campers love the sports, horseback riding, arts & crafts, water activities, caving, climbing, ziplining, camp games and more, great kids are grown into well-rounded individuals by also teaching respect, responsibility, belonging and accomplishment.

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Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday in Missouri

August means back-to-school for most area students, so the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is important for St. Louis families to note.  In the state of Missouri, the three-day holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 2 and runs through Sunday, August 4.

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Sandcastle Beach at The Magic House

Experience a day at the beach without having to go any further than The Magic House! The popular Sandcastle Beach features tons of sand, hidden seashells to dig up and even beach umbrellas on the "shores" of The Magic House!

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Purina Farms Visitor Center Experience
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Thursday, August 5, 2021

Purina Farms has reopened its Visitor Center for 2021 where families can experience the popular Purina Incredible Dog Show, watch cow milking demonstrations, take a wagon ride around the rolling hills of the property and lots more.

 

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