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Saint Louis Chess Club Summer Camps

Chess Summer Camps are the perfect way to introduce the game of chess to new students, deepen understanding of the game for established players, or offer intensive instruction for aspiring chess masters. Grandmaster instructors provide daily lessons, puzzles, and play to help guide students through each session. Instruction offers a solid basic foundation, emphasizing the fundamental skills needed to begin a lifetime of learning in chess. Use promo code ParentChess2024 to receive 10% off!

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    Magic House to Open Summer Satellite in North County

    The Magic House will open a summer satellite location in North County later this month featuring the popular Kings, Queens and Castles exhibit, free admission and chess summer camps.

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    At Kings, Queens & Castles, Kids Become the Chess Game

    When it comes to teaching your kids the game of chess, you could introduce it hunched over a game table for hours, discussing strategy with antsy little ones whose attention spans are short as they are. Or, you could truly immerse them by taking them inside the game, where they can learn the finer points of competition through make-believe play and plot out their winning moves on a giant chess board.

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    Kings, Queens & Castles Opens at the World Chess Hall of Fame

    Bring your family to the new Kings, Queens & Castles exhibition at the World Chess Hall of Fame. Created in collaboration with The Magic House, this innovative, interactive family exhibit brings the game of chess to life and provides an engaging introduction to individual chess pieces and game strategy. The exhibit features an array of hands-on elements. A drawbridge leading to a castle greets guests, a dress-up station transforms children into royalty, and life-sized chess pieces with cutouts for faces make for great photos! Learn more at worldchesshof.org.

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    WOW! Amazing Animal Show at the World Bird Sanctuary
    Friday, July 19, 2024
    Saturday, July 20, 2024
    Sunday, July 21, 2024

    Take your family to watch birds of prey fly right over your head, macaws speak the English language and much more at the WOW! Amazing Animal Show at the World Bird Sanctuary. Every program showcases different animals so each day is a new experience. 

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    Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym
    Friday, July 19, 2024
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    Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Reservations are not necessary.

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    Kids Night Out at Olympia Gymnastics
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    Kids Night Out at Olympia Gymnastics is an evening filled with fun! Parents get a babysitter for the night and kids will enjoy gymnastics/ninja-themed activities, group games, crafts, and more! Members and non-members are welcome.

     

     

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