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Camp Sabra

Camp Sabra is the J's premier residential summer camp, located on the Staenberg Peninsula at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. The Camp Sabra family is made up of campers in third through tenth grades and our amazing staff. Together, we build a kind, tight-knit community each summer as we create lifelong memories. Our campers and staff come from all over the world, and bring their own experiences and perspectives on life that make each Camp Sabra summer unique and irreplaceable. 

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Things That Go

Things That Go is a fun, free big truck event where kids can see all kinds of vehicles up close! There will be construction equipment, race cars, fire trucks, police vehicles, service trucks, recreational vehicles, ambulances, helicopters, tow trucks and more. 

 

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Brehm Preparatory School Summer Camp

Brehm's Summer Program is a holistic, six-week overnight and day program for students ages 8-18 with learning differences. Located in the beautiful and natural learning environment of Southern Illinois, area trips and activities inspire camaraderie and self-confidence as students engage in learning experiences that capture their imaginations and make learning fun. These immersive and transformative experiences allow students to break out of their usual routines, gain fresh perspectives, and make new friends. Are you looking for experiential learning and specialized programs for your child? Orton-Gillingham, speech-language therapy, college preparation, and English as a second language are integrated to advance students' academic, social, and emotional skills.

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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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Springtime Village at Purina Farms

Bring the whole family to Purina Farms to celebrate the arrival of Spring! At Purina Farms' popular Springtime Village you'll find baby animals, games, activities, live entertainment and all the fun of the farm. Advance registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome as capacity allows.

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Summer Job Fair at the Gateway Region YMCA

Visit your local YMCA for the Summer Job Fair and get interviewed on the spot! The Gateway Region YMCA is hosting job fairs at participating locations on March 14 and March 23. For a limited time, the YMCA is offering sign-on bonuses of $100, $200 and more for many positions, including camp counselor, lifeguard and swim instructor.

 

 

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Family Night With Fredbird
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Bring your family to Cardinals Nation Restaurant & Bar on select Wednesday nights this off season for Family Night with Fredbird! Meet Fredbird from 6:30-7:30 p.m., play games and win prizes! Kids 12 and under eat free per adult meal purchased.

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Toddler Tinker Time
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Friday, February 10, 2023
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Bring your little ones to Toddler Tinker Time at The Magic House for special experiences designed for preschoolers. Families will enjoy hands-on activities and private playtime in select exhibit areas like Wonder Works, the STEAM Center, and Xavier Riddle. Recommended for ages 1 to 5.

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Music & Movement
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Friday, February 10, 2023

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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Omnimax Movies at the Saint Louis Science Center

Catch a movie or two at the Saint Louis Science Center's OMNIMAX Theater, where films are shown featuring the IMAX with Laser. This state-of-the-art theater provides the sharpest images, unmatched sound quality and 40% greater color range than traditional theaters. The five-story, 80-foot-diameter dome will fill your entire field of vision providing a truly immersive experience. 

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