Camp Lakewood Open Houses are designed to give you and your children or 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.
Show your favorite work of art some love this Valentine's Day weekend at the Saint Louis Art Museum! Visit the Museum from February 14th through the 16th and pick up a free paper heart at one of the Museum Information Centers. Explore the Museum, find an artwork you adore, and leave your paper heart near the artwork. You can even write a short message on the paper heart describing what the artwork means to you.
Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included.
Join Ready Readers at the 2020 Winter Story Fest, where there will be a winter carnival with hands-on activities for kids and a live performance of The Tortoise and The Hare by Circus Kaput! This festival includes lots of activities celebrating literacy recommended for kids under age 10.
Celebrate the successful seasons of the St. Louis Blues and the St. Louis Cardinals with play and alumni appearances, autograph signings and much more at the Winterfest Ice Rink One Nation Celebration. The St. Louis BattleHawks, our new XFL team, and #MSL4THELOU join the Blues and Cardinals for a special recognition of our growing professional sports community.
Explore the children's spaces at three branches of the St. Louis County Library during Sensory Saturdays, exclusively for children with special needs and their families. Read, check out materials, engage in special activities and play in the Discovery Zone.
Plan your child's summer at the biggest Summer Camp Expo in the St. Louis area, featuring 100+ local and regional summer camps offering day- and sleep-away camp experiences all across the St. Louis region. 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. Admission is free.
Kids can learn about their friendly, neighborhood spiders and their amazing senses. Then they'll paint spider webs using their own sense of touch, just like spiders. Spidey Senses is a free workshops for kids ages 6 to 11 presented by The Butterfly House. Registration is required.
Make your mark with the printmakers from Central Print. Learn the craft of woodblock and pressure printing, and create your own two-color prints and valentines.
Kids can spend Martin Luther King Jr. Day learning ways to be healthy at Little Medical School. MLK Day - Make it a Healthy New Year Camp. Kids ages 4-11 will have fun learning about brain food, healthy eating, and making the most of a meal in the Little Nutrition School!
Kids can spend President's Day learning how to handle any emergency! At The Little Medical School President's Day Camp, kids ages 4-11 will role-play emergencies and perform first aid, CPR, splinting and more.
Dive into the world of Renaussance Master Leonardo da Vinci and discover his passion for science and nature. Featuring more than 60 life-size replicas of da Vinci's inventions and 20 replicas of his art, you will explore da Vinci's discoveries in engineering, fight, hydraulics, light, music and more.
In-person story times are on hold, but children can still enjoy virtual story times from the expert storytellers at the St. Louis County Library!
Make art. Go on a guided tour, DIY a time capsule. Peek behind the scenes. Watch the Cassily Crew at work. Help inspect the slides. All from home! Every Monday through Friday the staff, crew, artists and historians at City Museum are going LIVE on Facebook to share stories, offer free art classes, and entertain kids and families in all the ways they know how (read: mischief, mayhem and making).
Enjoy the Saint Louis Zoo online! Zoom with Saint Louis Zoo educators is a live, free presentation that allows families to learn more about animals and how amazing they are. Themes vary, and registration in advance is required. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email letting you know how to join.
If you can't join the live presentation, the recordings are available on the zoo's web site at stlzoo.org/STLZOOms
Purina Farms is bringing the best of the farm to your home every week! You can virtually explore Purina Farms through videos featuring the animals, dog trainers and others who work there, as well as the pets who work and play at Purina Farms every day. Each day of the week features videos on a variety of topics including animal connections, training tips and responsible pet care advice for kids.
The Magic House is bringing innovative, hands-on learning to you at home with its #MagicAtHome series of interactive, instructional online presentations. The Magic At Home series of activities includes lots of fun projects that you can make at home with common materials. The easy-to-follow directions mean your kids can make paper sculpture, do shaving cream marble painting, create make-your-own flowers, go "fishin," make TP roll animals, make salad spin art and more.