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Youth Fishing Derby at Des Peres Park

Grab a rod and reel and bring your kids to Des Peres Park for the Youth Fishing Derby. Kids ages 3-12 can participate in morning fishing, the Longest Fish Contest, and most fish caught in each age division. Bring your own fishing pole and bait. Registration is required.

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Crayola Imagine Arts Academy Summer Camps

At Crayola® Imagine Arts Academy, we provide the creative spark and let children's imaginations do the rest. The fun and creative environment allows kids to use their ingenuity in new ways and fosters the development of important skills. Children explore art techniques like sculpting, painting, and ink diffusion. We are offering both in-person (9+ locations across St. Louis) and at home camp options for ages 5-11. We're following local guidelines to keep children and staff safe! Two exciting themes:

  • Crayola® Artist's Passport
  • Crayola® Wild World
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Mad Science of St. Louis Summer Camp

In Mad Science camps, kids have so much fun, they don't realize they're learning! Mysteries are solved, rockets fly, and inventions are made! Take on the role of a space alien visiting Earth for the first time. Build a rocket that leaves the launchpad at over 200 MPH. Dig for dinosaurs and lots more in our brand-new archeology camp, Underground Explorers. Mad Science of St. Louis offers full- and half-day camps at locations throughout the metro area for ages 4-12. There's something for everyone at Mad Science camps, where kids will be wowed by our giant trebuchet, messages written in secret code, autonomous robots, and mystery substances!

Our exciting 2022 camps include:

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Camp Westminster

We understand the challenge of searching for memorable experiences for your kids during summer break. Look no further! Camp Westminster offers over 30 camps for children in grades 3-8. Whether they like to be outside playing lacrosse or thoughtfully tinkering with science projects, there's something for everyone. Choose from a variety of half-day and full-day camps including baking, musical theatre, outdoor adventure, science, sports, and more. 

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On The Fly Productions Summer Camp

Looking for something fun & completely different for summer? Send your kids to come FLY with the Pros! On the FLY Pros! All abilities welcome! No experience needed! Learn to climb silks, fly like a superhero, dance, acro/tumbling, ground circus skills and action movie-style stunts! Bonus occasional fun in the pool! Final Performances at the end of each session. iFly Camps are held at The Principia, McCalmont Gym, 13201 Clayton Road in Town and Country.

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Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps

Bricks 4 Kidz summer camps are a great way to learn STEM topics, building moving models from technic LEGO bricks! Build self-confidence and problem-solving skills. Foster teamwork and collaboration. Spark imagination. We offer basic brick building themed camps (Mario, Pokemon, Star Wars, Minecraft, Super Heroes, and more), Robotics camps, Minecraft Gaming and more. 

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Petite Picasso Virtual Art Classes for Kids
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

The Magic House now offers a virtual art experience for children – multi-sensory Virtual Petite Picasso classes. Classes are taught live from the Art Studio at The Magic House, and a different art activity is featured each week. 

 

 

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