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.
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.
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.
Camp Pillsbury in Owatonna, Minnesota offers campers endless opportunities to hone their skills in fun and outstanding summer camp programs. Our camp caters to campers from 6-17 years old. Campers design their own unique schedule. Our premier programs are coached by staff members accomplished in their fields of expertise. Campers will improve and focus on 3 majors they take every day for a session. The end of the session culminates in a performance day for the camp, parents and community! Camp Pillsbury provides many summer camp activities including: pop/rock band, theater productions classes, dance, visual arts, circus, sports, cooking, extreme sports, horseback riding, magic, tech/ digital arts/ multimedia, tennis, robotics, watersports and much more.
Thousands flock to Kimmswick each year for the Apple Butter Festival to buy the local historical society's famous apple butter on Market Street. Kids will love the train rides, petting zoo, pony rides and more.
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.
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.
With the help of ten truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park for the popular Sandcastle Beach exhibit. Sandcastle Beach opens May 26 with a Kick Off to Summer event that includes ice cream, the Bubble Bus and a dance party!
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. Opening May 24: The Little Mermaid: The IMAX Experience.
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
At this free art program for ages 3-6 the focus is on the process of making art rather than the finished product. Both in-person and virtual sessions are offered.
Splash and play with your little one in this fun morning activity. No registration is necessary.