summer camps in St. Louis

Dave Simon's Rock School

314-692-7625
1305 Baur Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132

Enriching lives through music since 2003. Dave Simon's Rock School Camp places kids into rock bands as they work together prepare for their end-of-camp concert. Campers take private lessons on their instruments as well as every instrument in the band (guitar, bass, drums and piano). Summer Camp also includes workshops in songwriting, improvisation, and percussion. This is a great opportunity for your child to develop their love of music and realize their potential. Beginners welcome.  Read More

YMCA Camp Lakewood

888-FUN-YMCA
13528 State HWY AA
Potosi, MO 63664

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-17, only 90 minutes south of St. Louis, provides a well-rounded experience for campers by getting them outdoors having fun, making friends and conquering new skills. A 360-acre lake, 5,200 wooded acres, caves and creeks create many opportunities for adventure, exploration and experiential learning. YMCA Camp Lakewood offers four-day, one-week and two-week camp programs, and also ranch, leadership and wilderness programs, with optional electives, including high adventure, advanced arts & crafts, paintball, SNAG golf, horsemanship and more. While campers love sports, horseback riding, arts & crafts, water activities, caving, climbing, ziplining, camp games and more, great kids are grown into well-rounded individuals by teaching respect, responsibility, belonging and accomplishment. Read More

Cosmosphere Camps

620-665-9323
1100 N. Plum St.
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Have the BEST. SUMMER. EVER.  Cosmosphere Aerospace Camps — Inspiring adventures for all ages. Where else can you train like an astronaut, explore the inner workings of planet Earth, discover the secrets of the solar system, experience the thrill of flight, build and program robots and MORE – all in the same place? You can do it all at the Cosmosphere. What are you doing with YOUR summer? Enroll today! Camps run June-July. Read More

Mad Science of St. Louis

314-991-8000

Does your child dream of being a scientist? Robotics engineer? Secret agent? Mad Science provides fun, hands-on science camps for ages 5 to 12 at locations across the St. Louis metro area that will spark your child's imagination this summer! Mad Science of St. Louis offers more than 35 week-long camps that allow your child to touch, see, hear, smell and taste what science is really all about. This hands-on approach not only teaches children about the wonderful world of science, it also gets them excited about applying scientific concepts to real-life situations. Read More

Project MEGSSS MathJam and Intro to Elements

314-842-5968

Project MEGSSS offers two summer programs for math-talented middle school students: MathJam and Introduction to Elements. Both programs offer an academic challenge beyond traditional middle school offerings with highly qualified faculty and a superior curriculum. MathJam is an open, two-week summer program that offers challenging mathematics experiences for highly motivated, math-talented students in 4th-7th grade.  Read More

Open House at YMCA Camp Lakewood

Camp Lakewood Open House are designed to give you and your children and teens the opportunity to meet the camp directors, ask questions and see the beautiful property. You'll get a tour of the camp, be able to speak with camp staff and be reassured that your camper will have the experience of a lifetime at YMCA Camp Lakewood.

2018 Open House Dates:

  • Sunday, March 18 
  • Sunday, April 8 
  • Sunday, April 29 
  • Sunday, May 20 

If you cannot make it to one of the Open Houses and would like a tour of the camp and the opportunity to meet with camp directors, call the Camp Lakewood office at 888-FUN-YMCA.

YMCA Camp Lakewood's summer overnight camp for kids ages 6-17, provides a well-rounded experience for campers, by getting them outdoors to connect with nature. With a 360-acre lake, over 5,000 acres of forest-covered hills, caves, creeks, and more, there are many opportunities for natural exploration and experiential learning.

YMCA Camp Lakewood is located 75 miles south of St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, Missouri. It is a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis and is accredited by the American Camp Association.

More information: camplakewood.org

Summer Expo 2018

Plan your child's summer activities at this very popular Summer Camp Expo featuring more than 100 local and regional summer camps offering day- and sleep-away camp experiences for toddlers through teens. Bring your kids and learn about a wide variety of summer learning and summer fun opportunities. The Summer Expo is presented by Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed, and is open to all families from any school district across the St. Louis metro area. 

Admission is free! 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Parkway West High School in Chesterfield.

Stop by the STL Camps booth at the entrance for fun giveaways and a very special guest to entertain your kids!

More information: summerexpostl.com

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Artscope Open House

Take a look at the all the programs offered at Artscope at its annual Open House in the Cozy Cottage Castle. Artscope offers summer camps, after school programs and fantastically fun art activities for kids. You'll enjoy art activities, live music by Fire Dog and get to know the Camp:Create counselors. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Free. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Artscope in Tower Grove Park.

More information: artscopestl.org

 

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