Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz provides lessons in learning disguised as fun! Bricks 4 Kidz programs allow kids to embrace creativity and build exciting LEGO® models from project kits and proprietary model plans. Featuring programs like Mindstorms Robotics and Jr. Robotics with themes such as Minecraft, superheroes, Star Wars, Pokemon, Minecraft Gaming, Disney characters, video game design and more. Classes are offered at multiple locations, including St. Charles Community College, Town & Country’s Longview Park, Chesterfield Day School, Missouri Athletic Club, Ballwin Pointe, Ursuline Academy, the Lodge of Des Peres and other institutions. Birthday parties, corporate parties, and afterschool programs are also available.
Chaminade College Preparatory School
425 S. Lindbergh Blvd. • St. Louis
(314) 993-4400 ext. 1169
Chaminade Summer Camps have been developed to give families a chance to sample all that the school has to offer – academically, athletically and artistically. Summer is a wonderful time for youths to enjoy camaraderie, hobbies, activities and interests. In light of that, the school has put together fantastic opportunities for campers to challenge themselves, create, laugh and enjoy. Chaminade has summer camps available for boys and girls entering third through 12th grades. Registration for all camps can be completed online at www.chaminade-stl.org/summer-camps.
16795 State Hwy. E • Rolla
With 300 animals in the hands-on zoo, an incredible ropes course and a variety of activities ranging from archery to culinary science, Cub Creek Science and Animal Camp is a unique summer camp experience for boys and girls ages 7 to 17! Campers make lasting friendships and memories under the encouragement of 90 trained and caring staff members. Cub Creek provides spacious, air-conditioned cabins, delicious meals and a safe, loving camp environment. Sessions run from June 2 through Aug. 10. Spots are filling fast! Request a free brochure online today.
De Smet Jesuit
233 North New Ballas Road • St. Louis
Spartan Summer at De Smet Jesuit offers a wide variety of academic and athletic activities for middle school boys! De Smet Jesuit teachers will exercise campers’ brains and camp coaches will help raise athletic skills to new levels. Mix, match and enjoy the options and flexibility provided to make this your son’s best summer yet. Campers may sign up for two activities in one week and stay for lunch. For registration and details, call (314) 576-3500 ext. 1309 or visit desmet.org/spartansummer.
1676 State Hwy. K • O’Fallon
Keep cool and meet new friends this summer while exploring the fitness benefits of gymnastics-ninja obstacles-trampoline with a series of programs available at Hi-NRG Gymnastix’s Summer Camp. Campers will participate in bars, rings, beams, tumbling, trampoline, ninja skills and more while enjoying activities like games and inflatables. Snacks and popsicles are provided. Day camps are half day; full weeks and individual days available. Athletes will be divided into age appropriate groups with a focus on enriched skill development. Having fun while building new skills and confidence is the goal of every Hi-NRG coach!
Lou Fusz Soccer Club
The Lou Fusz Soccer program’s motto is “every day is a new event!” The program’s experienced coaches know how to make sure players have fun while teaching the fundamentals of soccer. Camp activities are designed to improve each athlete’s soccer skills with an emphasis on using the proper techniques. Campers will learn fundamentals like passing, dribbling, receiving and shooting goals. Players will also learn small group tactics to use with fellow teammates in real games. All programs are open to the public. Registration and more information can be found on www.LouFuszSoccer.com/camps.
Saint Louis Ballet
218 THF Blvd. • Chesterfield
From storybook camps filled with Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker to advanced ballet technique classes, Saint Louis Ballet School has you covered for summer plans! Ages 3-4 and 5-6 benefit from these storybook ballet camps through ballet classes, crafts, education, performances and more. Ballet and dance training extends to the more serious dancers with daily programs for 4 weeks including ballet, modern, musical theater, contemporary, pilates and more. These programs are designed for ages 7-9, 10-13 and 14-18. Trust in the professionals at Saint Louis Ballet School. Registration is now open. For dates and times or to learn more, visit www.stlouisballet.org.
STAGES St. Louis
1023 Chesterfield Parkway East • Chesterfield
STAGES Performing Arts Academy offers an exciting variety of Musical Theatre camps, workshops, and productions for students of all abilities, ages 3 to 18. Act, dance, and sing all summer long while learning new skills and techniques. Classes include Splash Into Music, Intro to Broadway, Musical Theatre Dance, and more! And don’t miss out on our Broadway Performance Workshops of Rock of Ages: School Edition and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. It’s all at the STAGES Performing Arts Academy this summer. Register today at www.StagesStLouis.org or call (636) 449-5775.
Summer of Adventure at MICDS
101 N. Warson Road • St. Louis
Your summer adventure awaits at MICDS. Four camps – Pegasus, Language Immersion Camp, Rams Sports Camp and Eliot Summer Academy – offer a variety of activities for kids in kindergarten through grade 12 from any school. Campers will explore unique learning opportunities, languages and cultural experiences, sports and hobbies to ensure that brains and bodies are active and campers are eager to return each day. All camps are located on the sprawling 100-acre MICDS campus and supervised by enthusiastic counselors and expert MICDS staff. Pursue new passions, explore new cultures, exercise athletic skills, and stretch your limits at MICDS summer camps.
YMCA Camp Lakewood
13528 State Hwy AA • Potosi
YMCA Camp Lakewood is not just any overnight summer camp. It’s that special time at that perfect place, with friends and memories children ages 6-17 will take with them throughout their lives. Help them to high-five accomplishments and celebrate their growing independence through summer camp. Camp Lakewood offers mini, traditional, equestrian, wilderness and leadership programs, along with adventure and water activities – including a new inflatable water park feature, sports, horseback riding, caving and more. New to camp? Come to an open house. Tour the property, talk with staff and enjoy activities. Visit camplakewood.org or call 573-438-2155. Sessions begin May 31!
175 South Mason Road • St. Louis
Offering a day camp, STEM camp, language immersion camp and sports camps, Whitfield has something for everyone! Camp Whitfield is a day camp where campers entering kindergarten through grade 7 will enjoy technology-based activities, art experiences, crafts, sports, and games. Lunch, snacks, and all material fees are included; before and after care options are available for an additional fee. Whitfield Sports Camps are perfect for athletes at any level. Offerings include boys basketball, girls basketball, girls volleyball, and co-ed dance. Whitfield STEM Camp combines hands-on labs, engineering challenges, digital investigations, and more! In Spanish Immersion Camp, campers will embark on a week-long cultural immersion through language, music, dance, cooking, sports, and art! Camp session dates, times, and age ranges vary.
Watch for further Summer Camp sections in the March 11, April 8 and May 6 issues.