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Spring Fling at Longmeadow Rescue Ranch
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Spring Fling fun includes kids' activities, riding demonstrations, farm tours, wagon rides, Rescue Ranch Rides, the Right Horse Roadshow, equine-related vendors and food and refreshments available for sale. You'll also get to meet the Barn Buddies, and Twister, the famous horse who paints!

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Springtime Village at Purina Farms
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019

Bring the whole family to Purina Farms for its annual, and very popular, Springtime Village! Celebrate the arrival of Spring with all the fun of the farm, including animal demonstrations, Incredible Dog Shows, inflatable bouncers, photos with Peter Rabbit, pony rides and lots more! New this year: reservations are not needed.

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Purina Incredible Canine Kids Camp

Calling all young pet lovers ages 10-14! Come work alongside the Purina Farms trainers and their amazing canine athletes and learn some of the most popular canine sports! Campers will learn from the pros how to train a dog in the sports of Freestyle Flying Disc, Diving Dog and Canine Agility, and learn responsible pet care through games and service projects. Campers will take home group photos and individual photos with adoptable dogs, take wagon rides to the Purina Event Center, and will each receive a flying disc and certificate signed by professional Purina Incredible Dog Team Trainers.  

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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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Open House at YMCA Camp Lakewood
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Camp Lakewood Open House are designed to give you and your children and 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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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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Science Storytime with Ready Readers
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Little ones can enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week.

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Beetles Rock!
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Kids can meet a variety of living beetles from The Butterfly House and learn interesting facts about them while practicing their observation skills. Participants will also paint three rocks with a beetle and take the rocks home to add to their garden. 

 

 

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