Summer Camps

For working parents, summer camps mean your kids are cared for while you’re at work. For work-at-home parents, it’s your salvation when your kiddos start to wear on your last nerve. As crucial as camps are to the care of kids, they offer your children so much more than fun-filled activities. No matter if kids are studying STEAM or strutting their stuff on the soccer field, camps build skills that translate into the school year, strengthen their confidence, and expand their social circle each and every day.

Little Medical School One-Day Class

Let your child experience Little Medical School, inspiring tomorrow's doctors today! This one-day class offer a fun, innovative opportunity to role play and use tools real doctors use.

Little Medical School curriculums are aligned with STEM objectives, and bring medicine, science and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting and fun way. Through hands-on demonstrations, crafts, and games, children are engaged as they explore the exciting world of medicine.

For children entering kindergarten through fifth grade. 

9 a.m. to noon at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. Sponsored by Little Medical School. Cost is $45 per child.

For more information and to sign up:

Learn about Little Medical School Summer Camps here


Age Ranges: Elementary Age

School of Rock Best of Season Benefit Concert

See students of the School of Rock-St. Louis perform while helping to support the Rock School Scholarship Fun and Play It Forward-St. Louis, which fund musical instruments and lessons for kids in need.

The concert will feature the music of The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Prince, Green Day and lots more.

6 to 9 p.m. at The Pageant in the Delmar Loop.

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Summer Expo 2015

Plan your child's summer activities with the help of this premier event that helps parents answer 

the question: What will your kids be doing this summer? The Summer Expo 2015 is one of the largest and best attended in the St. Louis Metro area. Admission and parking are free, and the expo is open to families from across the metro area.

The Summer Expo features more than 90 local, regional and national exhibitors representing day camps, sleep-away camps and summer learning programs.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marquette High School in Chesterfield.

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Magic and Circus Workshop for Kids

Kids can learn magic tricks from real magicians, along with circus skills like juggling, balacing feathers, twirling ribbons, and how to twist balloon animals. They also get to practice performing in front of others, developing confidence and performance skills.

Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Affton White-Rogers Community Center. Designed for ages 6-12. Presented by Abra Kid Abra.

The cost is $35 per child, and each child will take home a giant magic wand set and a discount coupon for magic or circus camp. Advance registration is required.

More information and to register: or call 314-961-6912.

Summer Camp Expo

Learn about summer camp opportunities for your children and teenagers at this free Summer Camp Expo on Feb. 15 at Whole Foods Market in Town and Country.

Representatives from more than 15 local summer camps will share information and answer questions about their unique summer camp opportunities. Attendance prizes will also be awarded!

Be sure to visit the   table for fun giveaways!

Free. Noon to 2 p.m. at Whole Foods Town and Country.

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Studio Night Live at Chesterfield Arts

Get into the arts, SNL-Style! This free community open house features hands-on art activities for the whole family. Join Chesterfield Arts for a sampling of their 2012 summer camps and the chance to win discounts and prizes.

Whatever your age, Studio Night Live is a fun way to experience a variety of artistic mediums and view live demonstrations by professional artists. Try your hand at the Clay "Spin Off" ( a mud race on the pottery wheels), view the "Weekend Update" with a sampling of our weekend workshops or get into a team improv Lego build called "On the Spot Team Challenge."

Free. 5 to 8 p.m. at Chesterfield Arts, 444 Chesterfield Center, Chesterfield. For more information and to register for the Lego Design Challenge:

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