summer fun for kids in St. Louis

Free Creative Movement Class for Kids

Kids ages 5-7 will explore line, texture, rhythm and composition to create artistic movement. This free class is led by The Consuming Kinetics Dance Company and held at the following branches of the St. Louis County Library:

June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Florissant Valley Branch

June 19 at 2 p.m. at the Grant's View Branch

June 26 at 2 p.m. at the Daniel Boone Branch

Registration is required. More information and registration:


Locations: St. Louis County
Age Ranges: Elementary Age

Summer Sunday Funday Workshops at Sweetology

It's the ultimate in a fun afternoon summer workshop! Summer Sunday Funday Workshops feature a different unique decorating project each session. There will be a variety of edible art mediums to create a delicious masterpiece. All participants will take home their delicious creation, and all materials and tools will be provided. Held on Sundays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $35 per decorator, per workshop.

For ages 6 and up. Younger children may need parent assistance. 

The schedule of workshops includes:

June 17: Special Father's Day Project: Decorate with Dad

June 24: Magical Unicorn Cake

July 1: Fourth of July Candy Cake

July 8: Picnic Cake

July 15: Paint Palette Pull-Apart Cupcake Cake

July 22: Melting Ice Cream Cone Drip Cake

July 29: Bunny in the Veggie Patch Cake

August 5: Cake Pops and Treats

At Sweetology in Town and Country.

For more information and to register online:


BablerWiLD Outdoor Education Center Camps

200 Lake Road
Wildwood, MO 63005

What better way to spend the summer than outdoors! BablerWiLD Summer Programs offer full-day and half-day camps and classes that bring science and nature to life at Babler State Park. Trek and Travel provides travel opportunities to connect classroom learning to the outside world through adventure, science and self-discovery. For ages Pre-K-8th grade.   Read More

Vetta Sports Summer Camps

There's something to be said for longevity, and Vetta Sports Summer Camps have been around for more than 25 years. Simply put - we play sports and have FUN. As part of their summer camp experience, your child will discover a variety of activities, including classic sports such as soccer, basketball, tennis, racquetball and kickball. But the fun doesn't stop there! Campers also learn innovative team-building skills, play archery tag, jump on inflatables and get creative with arts & crafts. Read More

Challenger Learning Center Summer Space Adventures

205 Brotherton Lane
Ferguson, MO 63135

Aspiring astronauts, scientists and engineers ages 8-18 will have a "blast" at the award-winning Challenger Learning Center where they can explore space, science, art, and technology through simulated space missions and other out-of-this-world activities.  Space adventurers can travel to the Moon or Mars, explore Comets, or train in an underwater environment in SCUBA gear. Future engineers can design, build and inhabit a life-size lunar colony or build remote-controlled rovers and rockets with 3D printed parts. Specialty camps include: Advanced Rocketeering, Sports in Space, Aquatic Robotics, and Innovators Workshop. Read More

Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics and LEGO Building Camps


Join us this summer for a fun-filled Bricks 4 Kidz Camp! Inspire your child to dive into their own imaginations and demonstrate their creativity with awesome, educational builds and activities. We'll take a thrilling journey through Robotics (LEGO® Mindstorms Robotics), Bat League, Pocket Monsters (Pokemon®), Galaxy Far Away (Star Wars®), Brick City Engineers, Motorized Machines and Remote Control Mania, Minecraft, Super Heroes, and more! Bricks 4 Kidz provides your children with the tools they need to discover their inner architecture and engineering skills in an exciting learning environment. Don't miss out on this Camp opportunity!   Read More

Summer Family Fun Series at the Missouri History Museum

Enjoy a variety of activities, including special guests, arts & crafts, live musical performances, storytelling and more at the free Summer Family Fun Series at the Missouri History Museum. 

On Mondays, bring your kids to experience live musical performances of upbeat tunes, blues, beatboxing and more. On Tuesdays and Fridays there will be storytelling in the galleries for ages 2-5 at 10:30 a.m., or drop in anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for make-and-take activities. On Wednesdays, enjoy special guests hosting interactive performances by local dancers, authors  and puppeteers. Groups of six or more must register. 

All activities are free. Most programs begin at 10:30 a.m. For a full list of performers and activities for each day, visit