To help limit the spread of Coronavirus and to support public health efforts, many family attractions have closed temporarily. In the meantime, we invite our readers to enjoy virtual events highlighted in our Things To Do calendar. When you do go out, follow public health guidelines: wear masks, practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently. To learn why social distancing is important and effective in lessening the spread of COVID-19, hear from Dr. Alexis Elward, Chief Medical Officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

 

 

STL Camps is the most effective way to promote your summer camps to hundreds of thousands of parents across the St. Louis metro area:

► When you advertise your summer camp at stlcamps.com, part of stlparent.com, your camp will be featured in the St. Louis area's most popular, #1 Google ranked, best known, mobile optimized, highest-traffic summer camp guide.

Our 2020 Summer Camp Guide is online Jan. 1 - Aug. 15, featured prominently on our home page. Each camp in our guide is featured by name in a drop-down menu on our home page as well. Getting your camp into our guide is the only way to have it promoted our email newsletters and on our social media platforms. That's a lot of targeted promotion for your camp, and it's why, year after year, more than 100+ summer camps trust us to secure enrollment for their camps.

What STL Camps Does for Your Camp:

► Promote your summer camp at stlcamps.com, part of stlparent.com, the most trusted, most visited camp guide for parents in the St. Louis metro area. Now more than ever, parents look for summer camps and enrichment programs online, where information is available whenever they need it, from their smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop, and from the mobile-optimized web site they trust and visit throughout the year for other parenting needs.

► Our camp guide is easy for parents to find and use. It's searchable for their child/ren's age, interest, location, camp dates, type of camp, and whether they're looking for a day or sleep-away camp. It also ranks first in organic (unpaid) search engine results for key search terms, so your camp will be found online easily by those looking for summer camps in the St. Louis metro area, and those looking for sleep-away camps that serve families in St. Louis. (Google "St. Louis Summer Camps" to see what we mean!)

► Why is our camp guide so popular year after year? It's part of St. Louis' most popular parenting resource, St. Louis Parent! 

Don't forget the perks!

► When you advertise your summer camps at stlcamps.com, part of stlparent.com, we'll promote your Spring Break and Winter Camps for free! 

► Your camp will be included in our newsletters at no added cost

► When you advertise your summer camps at stlcamps.com, part of stlparent.com, we'll promote your organization's events and camp open houses in our Things To Do calendar and daily Things To Do email newsletter year-round (also free!)! Listings are just $150 per month.

 

 

►► Click here to get your camp into our 2020 Summer Camp Guide
 

Or, contact us to reserve your space today. We also offer display ads, social media promotions, sponsored content and email promotions for your camp. Book early – spaces fill FAST.

Call 314-809-5677, or email advertise@stlparent.com
 

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Science @ Home with the Saint Louis Science Center

The Science Louis Science Center is continuing to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning through its online Science @ Home series! Visit the Science Center's web site or social media channels for DIY science experiments that can be done at home, Amazing Science Demonstrations from the Science Center's Energy Stage team, connections to local scientists, astronomy updates from the McDonnell Planetarium, live chats and more. Content is designed for all ages. 

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Magic At Home with The Magic House

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.

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Teaching in Room 9 from The Nine Network

The Nine Network is producing two hours of literacy and math instruction for prekindergarten through fourth grade weekdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The grade-appropriate instruction is taught by local educators at home, and is available on your St. Louis PBS station, channel 9. 

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Explore Purina Farms: Animal Connections
Monday, May 25, 2020

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. 

 

 

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Explore Purina Farms: Trainer Tips
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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. 

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