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Maryville Summer Science and Robotics Program

Maryville University's Center for Access and Achievement (CA2) partners with high-need school districts and nonprofits to help prepare students with the skills and abilities they need to succeed in STEM fields in college and the careers of the future. Our summer STEM programs include hands-on, creative experiences with cutting-edge technologies. Our courses are taught by highly qualified faculty with advanced education including gifted early childhood, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) certification.

This summer we will offer the following programs:

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Chaminade College Preparatory School Summer Camps

Calling all boys and girls in grades 3 through 12 — get ready for an unforgettable summer packed with fun, learning, and new friendships. Chaminade Summer Camps offer a diverse range of activities tailored to suit every interest and passion. For the sports enthusiasts, our athletic camps provide expert coaching and a chance to enhance skills in basketball, soccer, baseball, and more. Unleash your creativity in our arts camps, where budding artists can explore pottery, drawing, drama, and music. Our Academic and STEM camps offer a unique blend of learning and enjoyment, ensuring a productive and engaging summer. 

Plus, the highly anticipated Camp Chaminade is back! 

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Kraus Farms Summer Camp

The staff at Kraus Farms offer a fun and educational program teaching students about horses in a fun environment. Our instructors stress safety, horsemanship, and enjoyment as the most important elements of our camps. In addition to riding, your child will learn how to groom, saddle, bathe, and care for a horse. When the children are not in the barn, they are participating in games, crafts, and educational presentations.

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Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit Returns to The Magic House

Buddy is back at The Magic House! Beginning January 27, families can once again make tracks to The Magic House to experience Dinosaur Train: The Traveling Exhibit. Based on the popular PBS Kids TV series, this limited-engagement exhibit, created by The Magic House in collaboration with the Jim Henson Company, takes kids on a time-traveling adventure back to the time of dinosaurs.


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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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Family Bingo Night
Friday, February 23, 2024
Friday, March 22, 2024

Get your family together and play some themed bingo! Bring your own food and drinks. Light refreshments will be provided. Prizes will be awarded to bingo winners.

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Music & Movement

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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