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.

Camp Taum Sauk

314-993-1655
499 County Road 368
Lesterville, MO 63654

Camp Taum Sauk is located along the beautiful Black River in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks. Founded in 1946, Camp Taum Sauk has been owned and managed since 1958 by the Smith family who have applied their years of experience to developing a unique summer camp with a strong concern for safety and an emphasis on individual attention. A full range of activities including horseback riding, waterfront, caving, biking, ropes course, zip wire, and creative arts. Camp Taum Sauk accommodates 60 boys and 60 girls with sessions ranging from one week to eight weeks. Read More

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: littlemedicalschool.com

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.

More information and tickets: schoolofrock.com

 

Locations: St. Louis
Age Ranges: All Ages

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.

More information: prcommunityed.org

 

 

 

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: www.stlouisco.com 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.

More information: www.wholefoodsmarket.com

 

Age Ranges: All Ages

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