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Dyslexia Resource Fair

Join Decoding Dyslexia-Missouri to learn more about resources for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities in the St. Louis area. Vendors at this free resource fair include schools, tutoring centers, reading specialists, speech and language pathologists and assessment centers. 

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Camp Whitfield and Whitfield Sports Camps

Camp Whitfield is a day camp is conveniently located on Whitfield School's campus at the corner of Mason and Ladue roads. Children entering kindergarten through seventh grade will participate in a variety of engaging activities filing their summer days with fun. Each day, campers participate in technology-based activities, unique art experiences, fun crafts, sports, and games. Whitfield School also offers five sports camps.

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J Day Camps

J Day Camps offer the most for your summer: traditional camps, art camps, STEAM camps, teen camps, preschool camps and specialty sports camps offering gymnastics, baseball, basketball, lacrosse and a ninja obstacle course! Plus, swimming, lunch, field trips and pre- and post-care. The J has a camp for every kid, and every kid is welcome at the J.

2019 Camp Dates: May 28–August 9.

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Community Camps at Community School

Community School offers camps for 3-year-olds to eighth graders, including arts, academics and just plain summer fun on the school's beautiful 18-acre campus. Expanded mini camps include over 80 offerings, with special sessions from COCA, Bricks4Kidz, Little Medical School and more, including partnering with STAGES again for three musical theater camps. Plus, there's Play Camp for our youngest campers and FUNdamentals to fight the summer slump.

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COCA Summer Arts Camps

COCA is one of St. Louis' premiere organizations for new artists and masters alike, creating an innovative environment for campers to learn, perform and appreciate the arts. This summer, it's the perfect place to hone creativity in a fun, exciting learning environment, with camps for kids and teens to engage new challenges. Camps available include poetry, dance, drama, sculpture, songwriting, videography and much more. Options include week-long full or half-day sessions.

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Circus Kaput Circus Camp with Oh My Gosh Josh

Children will jump for joy at the chance to do Circus Camp with Oh My Gosh Josh! Circus Camp is where your children create wonderful memories, make new friends, and experience a wide variety of circus skills. Campers at any skill level are welcome! Circus Camp is for ages 6-13. Our Professional Circus Arts Instructor will teach stilt walking, juggling, plate spinning, balancing feats, tumbling, rolling globe, rolla bolla, comedy skills, aerial skills, magic, and clown skills.

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Camp Magic House

Make your child's summer magical with a one-of-a-kind camping experience at The Magic House. Campers participate in fun, educational activities, explore The Magic House and more. Weeklong, half-day camp is available for ages 4 to 5 and 6 to 8, plus a full-day program is offered for kids ages 8-11. From embarking on artistic adventures to unleashing their inner inventor, Camp Magic House has something sure to spark your child's imagination this summer.

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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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