Ackermann’s Swim Program
1044 Curran Ave. • Kirkwood
Ackermann’s Swim Program has been dedicated to the growth and development of children in Kirkwood since 1942. Group swim lessons for children ages 4 to 11 in four heated pools of different water levels from 30-inches-deep to 5-feet-deep. Lessons are taught by Red Cross certified teaching staff. We provide children with a non-competitive, safe environment in which to build confidence and self-esteem by teaching the life skill of swimming and water safety. Open House for new campers will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, May 17. For more information including camp dates, times and cost, or for applications, visit ASPKirkwood.com.
All Star Kids Camp at Chesterfield Athletic Club
16625 Swingley Ridge Road • Chesterfield
All Star Kids Camp at Chesterfield Athletic Club, for ages 5-13, features tennis, swimming, kickball, karate, basketball, soccer, Zumba, fitness and arts & crafts! State-of-the-art facilities include 15 indoor/outdoor tennis courts, indoor/outdoor pools, gym, racquetball and Zumba to provide an enriching environment. Experienced, engaging counselors keep kids active while having fun, build self-confidence and develop team spirit. Lunch and snack included daily. Camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., May 28 through Aug. 9. Before/after care available. Sign up for a week or receive a discount by signing up for the whole summer. Siblings receive a discount. Register online, call or stop by for more information!
Camp Taum Sauk
Lesterville • (314) 993-1655
Camp Taum Sauk is a family-owned, co-ed overnight camp in Lesterville, Missouri, dedicated to creating positive, lasting impressions on children ages 8 to 15. With concern to safety and an emphasis on individual attention, experienced staff members lead campers through exciting experiences, including horseback rides, mountain biking, caving, zip wire, a giant swing, ropes course, wilderness skills, archery, riflery, creative arts, tennis and more. Children gain confidence in water through Red Cross swim instruction. Other water activities include canoeing, kayaking, rafting, tubing, snorkeling and fishing. Camps range from one week (perfect for first-timers) up to eight weeks. Transportation is provided to and from St. Louis. Enroll online at www.taumsauk.com.
800 Maryville Centre Drive • Town & Country
Sports, art, music and lots of adventure! Westminster Christian Academy’s Camp Westminster takes place June 3-28. Campers can choose from a variety of half-day and full-day camps for boys and girls in grades K-9. With more than 40 different camps offered, there’s something for every child at Camp Westminster! New offerings this summer include Cookin’ Creations, Lacrosse, Jewelry Creation and more. Camp staff consists of enthusiastic Westminster teachers and coaches who help campers sharpen their God-given skills. Register by March 31 to receive the early bird discount.
Carol Bowman Academy of Dance, Ltd.
16 Clarkson Wilson Center · Chesterfield
Celebrating 30 years in the Chesterfield area, Carol Bowman Academy of Dance has created a place where children may come and express themselves in dance, gain confidence and grow friendships. With an emphasis on age-appropriate music, dance, costumes and choreography, summer camps and classes offer an ideal time to introduce younger students to ballet, tap and tumbling. For more experienced dancers, classes in ballet, pointe, modern, lyrical, jazz, tap and hip hop are structured to maintain strength, flexibility and tone. Summer session begins in June, featuring day and evening classes and camps. For more information, including the summer schedule, visit their website.
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.
Chesterfield Family YMCA
16464 Burkhardt Place • Chesterfield
Wildwood Family YMCA
2641 Hwy. 109 • Wildwood
At YMCA Day Camp, kids are inspired to work together and play together – creating friendships that can last a lifetime. Kids are surrounded by chances to try new experiences and accomplish new things. YMCA staff members help campers realize what they can do when they believe in themselves. In the friendly, welcoming environment of the YMCA, kids quickly realize they can belong and be themselves – for one week or the whole summer, indoors or out. From cooking to cannonballs, sports to theater to water park hopping, campers have amazing experiences in a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment. Watch amazing things happen when kids unplug and reconnect with others.
City of Ballwin
1 Ballwin Commons Circle•Ballwin
Summer 2019 will be unforgettably fun with Ballwin Summer Camps. Kids ages 2 to 15 can spend their summer playing games, swimming at North Pointe Aquatic Center, taking field trips or exploring a specific interest. A wide variety of options are available, including traditional Day Camps, Outdoor Adventure, Harry Potter, Theater Camp and more. The camps are hosted at The Pointe at Ballwin Commons; many options feature Club AM and PM extended care hours [Club PM is free]. To register or learn more, visit www.ballwin.mo.us.
Countryside Montessori School
12226 Ladue Road • Creve Coeur
In business for more than 55 years, Countryside Montessori School offers a 10-week summer program, comprised of five 2-week sessions, for children ages 1 to 5. Each child will enjoy Montessori theme-based activities, arts and crafts, daily pony rides, swimming instruction/water play and more. Hours are 8:15 a.m.-noon [snack included] or 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. [lunch included]. The camps also offer a full, extended day program from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Summer camp dates are June 3 through Aug. 9. Call for registration materials.
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.
15933 Manchester Road • Ellisville
Dance Incorporated camps are offered to both boys and girls and delight all who participate. Camp Hip Hop, July 16-18 [ages 6-10]: basic tumbling, various hip hop styles. Princess Camp, July 16-18 [ages 3-6]: dance, crafts, story time, dress up from the little princess ball gown closet, visit from a “special” princess. American Girl Doll Camp, July 23-25 [ages 5-8]: dance to the latest tunes with your American Girl or any 18-inch doll; doll receives a new dance outfit. Mini Intensive, July 23-25 [ages 7-teen]: challenges all levels of dancers in a variety of subjects. Tiny Tot Classes, August 7, 14, 21, 28 [ages 3-5]: ballet, tap, creative movement. Camp and Class sizes limited to 15 students.
Little Notes Music Class
15933 Manchester Road • Ellisville
Little Notes Music Class is a music class dedicated to developing your little one’s musical talents and early childhood development. Fun Music & Movement Classes are for children ages 6 months to 5 years to attend with a parent or caregiver. Class size ranges from 5 to 12 children. Students get a CD, booklet and The Music Class app for phones and iPads. Little Notes is the exclusive school in the St. Louis market that teaches The Music Pups®, an early childhood music education program developed by The Music Class. It’s designed to unleash the music potential of children. Register now for winter, spring and summer sessions.
Living Word Church
17315 Manchester Road • Wildwood
Living Word Church offers a fun Summer Vacation Bible School [VBS] with the theme “To Mars and Beyond” for children ages 3 through fifth grade from 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 24-28. For more information, contact Brenda Stobbe at (636) 821-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Register online at www.livingwordumc.org. Living Word Early Childhood Center offers a summer camp for children age 2 through those entering kindergarten from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, June 4-6, 11-13, and 18-20. Call the ECC office for more information at (636) 821-2861.
Lou Fusz Soccer Club
CBC High School
At Lou Fusz Soccer Club, “Every day is an event” is the camp motto! Lou Fusz offers a Spring Program and Summer Camps. All camps are open to the public. In addition to the full- and half-day Summer Camps, Lou Fusz offers many Summer Mini-Camps and additional options throughout the Metropolitan area. Camp activities are designed to enhance the young players’ techniques. Camps are conducted by experienced coaches who know how to teach and keep things fun. For more information, call or email email@example.com.
101 N. Warson Road •St. Louis
Embark on a Summer of Adventure filled with endless possibilities at MICDS Summer Camps. Create lasting memories with fellow campers – kids of every age, school and interest. Each of MICDS’ four camps – Camp Pegasus, Language Immersion Camp, Rams Sports Camp and Eliot Summer Academy – offers a unique variety of activities for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. All camps are located on the school’s sprawling 100-acre campus and are supervised by enthusiastic counselors and expert MICDS staff. Visit micds.org/summer-adventure and start your Summer of Adventure today.
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/summerprograms.
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. Learn new skills and techniques. Move, sing and play from shows like The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Moana, Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton, to name a few. Go on acting adventures, be a Broadway star, or rock the musical – it’s all at STAGES Performing Arts Academy this summer! Register today at www.StagesStLouis.org or call (636) 449-5775.
Sylvan Learning Center
Ballwin/Manchester • (636) 394-3104
Chesterfield • (636) 537-8118
Lake St. Louis • (636) 887-0885
St. Peters • (636) 441-1212
Washington • (636) 390-9211
Looking for great educational programs for children? Sylvan now offers classes that will keep children challenged and ahead of the curve in building STEM skills in a super fun way. From robotics using LEGOS® to creating video games with computer coding to Math Edge, a summer at Sylvan can build confidence and motivation in learning!
The St. Louis Children’s Choirs
2842 North Ballas Road
Town & Country
Learn new songs and singing styles, play music-related games, make new friends, and gain performance experience with The St. Louis Children’s Choirs’ Summer Singing Camps! This summer, SLCC offers three camps. Sing Out Summer Camp, for third- through sixth-graders, runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 17-21 with the potential for aftercare. Acappellooza Jr. A Cappella Camp, for sixth- through eighth-graders, runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10-14. High School Vocal Jazz Camp, for ninth- through 12th-graders, runs in the evenings from June 3-7. All camps end with a performance for friends, family and the community. Call (314) 993-9626 or visit slccsing.org/camps for more information!
175 South Mason Road • St. Louis
Camp Whitfield engages children in grades K-7 in activities such as science, technology, arts & crafts, sports and games. Whitfield School teachers lead students through hands-on experiences designed not only to educate students but also to allow them to explore their interests while having fun. Campers will enjoy Whitfield’s fabulous facilities with indoor and outdoor spaces. Lunch, snacks and all material fees are included in registration. Also available are Whitfield Sports Camps in which Whitfield coaches provide training and instruction, and athletes improve their play and have fun. Sports camps include boys basketball, girls basketball, girls volleyball, girls field hockey and dance. Ages, prices, dates and times vary.
YMCA Camp Lakewood
YMCA Camp Lakewood is an overnight summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17, situated on 5,200 wooded acres with a 360-acre lake, 90 minutes south of St. Louis. While children enjoy camp activities including zip line, climbing tower, sports, water activities, horseback riding, arts and crafts and much more, the Y also teaches the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Kids make memories and friendships that can last a lifetime, learn about the world around them through a culturally diverse staff, and have a safe and fun-filled experience. This is why campers call Camp Lakewood “my camp.”