summer fun for kids in St. Louis

Maryville Summer Science and Robotics Program

The Maryville Science and Robotics Program is an engaging opportunity for students who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. We offer premier, cutting edge courses for students ages 4-16 with highly qualified faculty, including professors, engineers, computer programmers, and gifted-certified teachers.

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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.

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Washington University's Summer Experiences

Washington University's Summer Experiences provide middle and high school students the opportunity to prepare for college success. We offer a variety of credit and noncredit programs for students from across the country and around the world. Topics include medicine, engineering, humanities, leadership, creative writing, and more.

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Challenger Learning Center Summer Space Adventures

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. 

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BablerWiLD Outdoor Education Center Camps

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. Check out WiLD Adventure Weeks that take place during the first and last week of summer that feature field trips and choice activities, and the WiLD Survival Academy for middle schoolers who love spending time in the outdoors. From hiking to fire-building there is something for every nature lover.

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Forts and Clubhouses is Back with a Sticky Twist at The Magic House

The popular and very hands-on exhibit at The Magic House, Forts and Clubhouses, returned May 26, this year featuring TapeScape. This innovative playground is made almost entirely out of tape, so kids can get themselves into one sticky situation after another.

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Responsible Pet Owners Day at Purina Farms
Sunday, February 17, 2019

February is National Responsible Pet Ownership Month, and Purina Farms is celebrating by giving the greater St. Louis area a unique opportunity to take advantage of low-cost pet care offers and to learn about the basics of caring for pets as part of the family. Reservations are not needed. All well-behaved dogs and their families are welcome. There will also be adoptable dogs on site. 

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Summer Expo 2019
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Plan your child's summer activities at this very popular Summer Camp Expo featuring more than 95 local and regional summer camps offering day- and sleep-away camp experiences. Bring your kids and learn about a wide variety of summer learning and summer fun opportunities for kids of all ages. 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. 

 

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Family Sunday at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Sunday, February 24, 2019

Families are invited to the Saint Louis Art Museum every Sunday afternoon for free hands-on art activities with fun themes, special performances, engaging demonstrations and a lively, 30-minute family tour through the galleries. 

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Kids Open Play at Ultimate Ninjas
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Friday, February 22, 2019

Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended. 

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