2017 Summer Camp Guide

2017 Summer Camp Guide

Ackermann’s Swim Program

A Sports Facility – Teaching children 4-11 the life skill of swimming and water safety for 65+ years. Family owned and operated at the same location, 1044 Curran Avenue, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Group swim lessons in 4 heated pools with different water levels for progressive safe learning. Enrollment by one or two week sessions. Hours 9:10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Drop off and Pick up at curb. Well organized program with large playground. Red Cross Certified Teaching Staff. Providing children a non-competitive, safe, teaching environment in which to build confidence and self-esteem. Visit ASPKirkwood.com.

Craft Alliance
Center of Art + design
Fun weekly art camps for children and teens, ages 4-18, May 30-August 11. Explore hot glass, pottery wheel, metal jewelry, drawing and painting, textile design, 3-D printing, digital photography, and more. Come for a weekly half day camp or choose a morning and afternoon camp and spend the whole day being creative! Two locations to choose from – the Delmar Loop, 6640 Delmar Blvd. and Grand Center, 501 N. Grand Blvd. in the Kranzberg Art Center. Camps are taught by artist instructors and there are Teen Intern opportunities. Before-care and After-care options. Financial aid available, underwritten by the Staenberg Family Foundation. www.craftalliance.org

Countryside Montessori
Summer Camp
Give your child a summer to remember! Countryside offers the following daily activities: pony rides, Montessori activities, swimming instruction/free swim/water play, art activities, outdoor play and gardening. Our younger campers will enjoy daily pony rides, water play, Montessori class time and art activities. Countryside offers a ten-week summer camp from June 5th – August 11. Camp hours: 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. with a Full Day Option (8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.) or Extended Hours (7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) You can register for as little as two weeks or for all ten weeks! Countryside is located at 12226 Ladue Road in Creve Coeur and was established in 1964. Call 314-434-2821 or visit www.montessori4children.com to learn more.

Cub Creek Science Camp
Cub Creek Science Camp • Rolla, MO
Ages 7-17
With 300 animals , a 6 element Ropes Course, and an unbelievable variety of activities ranging from Archery to Culinary Science, Cub Creek is a truly unique summer camp experience! Air-conditioned cabins. ACA accredited.

Animal Camp Jamaica

Seven Palms Villa
Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Ages 14-18
13 day program focused on marine biology, travel, and cultural immersion. Spend mornings snorkeling, kayaking, wave jumping and afternoons exploring the breath-taking island of Jamaica. PADI Scuba certification available.

Humane Society of Missouri Summer Camps 2017
Cool off this summer at the Humane Society of Missouri camps! We’ll make a splash with games, speakers, animal interactions, dog training, cat enrichment, surgery observation, career exploration and a fieldtrip to our Longmeadow Rescue Ranch. Dive into service learning projects with other animal-loving kids who want to make a pawsitive impact for animals too! Register online now at www.hsmo.org Early-bird discounts apply and camps fill quickly! Are you a teen between the ages 15-18 who enjoys spending time with children and is passionate about helping animals? Apply here to be a summer camp counselor! www.hsmo.org. This is a great way to earn service hours while having fun and helping a great cause!

Wolf Camp
Spend the summer in the wild. Learn about Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves, swift foxes, fennec foxes and African painted dogs. Enjoy hiking, spelunking, nature walks and more! For more information please visit our web site endangeredwolfcenter.org or call 636-938-5900.

YuCandu Art Camp
Yucandu Art Studio offers a safe and creative environment for young artists craving a variety of great projects and materials. Yucandu Art Camps are offered for Grades K – 8th. Sessions are part-time and run June thru August. Campers in grades 1st-5th and 3rd-6th also organize an end-of-the-week art show, with lemonade and cookies, while family and friends admire their work. Yucandu is located in charming historic Webster Groves at 20 Allen Avenue, 63119. To reserve your space, please go to https://www.yucandu.com/camps/ or call 314-963-4400. Yucandu also offers an open-studio, birthday parties and holiday workshops. www.yucandu.com

Faith Academy of Montessori Summer Camp
Here at Faith we feel it important to maintain our Montessori philosophy of education over the summer months while mixing in informative topics, arts and crafts, exciting outings, nature walks, and swimming at the Webster University pool. This sets our summer session apart from the regular school year and provides a ‘summer vacation’ feel to the program. Our camp is made up of two week sessions of varying topics. Each session a related field trip is planned and guest speakers give presentations. Come for a wonderful balance of fun, relaxation, and learning! 314-961-1411, Faithacademyofmontessori.org.

Kids Who K.A.R.E. Camp
Kids Who K.A.R.E. Camp introduces children and young teens to volunteering for non-profit organizations and global causes that have the most meaning to them. Kindness. Action. Responsibility. Education. Offered for its third summer, over 150 children ages 7-14 have attended a week of K.A.R.E. Camp and performed over 4,500 volunteering hours. K.A.R.E. Camp facilitates age-appropriate discussions, field trips, hands-on volunteering projects, and unique service opportunities to inspire boys and girls to be grateful, compassionate and kind. K.A.R.E. Camp opens hearts to a lifetime of compassion and giving back because kids experience how their small act(s) can make a big difference – and that kindness is contagious! KAREcamp.com

Raintree School Summer Programs
From prairies to riverbanks, woodland to wetlands, young adventurers will see it all. Campers will go off the beaten path as they explore the wild side of our city. Whether trekking through the forest at Castlewood or running through flowering prairies at Shaw, campers will learn the science and art of our great outdoors. Raintree’s Wildlands Trek is guided by degreed and certified teachers who will help each young child explore the mysteries and magic of the outdoors. With field trips every week, special guests, art encounters, science experiments, and community service, it’s sure to be a fascinating summer at Raintree! For information visit www.raintreeschool.org.

Summer Camps At STAGES St. Louis
STAGES offers daytime camps for children ages 3-18 in addition to weekly evening classes. From Fancy Nancy to Phineas and Ferb, Classic Broadway to Contemporary Classics, we have several camps to choose from. For more information or to register for camps and classes at STAGES, please visit us online at www.stagesstlouis.org to see a full list of STAGES course descriptions and to register for summer camps.

Gateway Region YMCA Day Camps
Amazing things happen when kids unplug and reconnect with others! At Y Summer Day Camp kids enjoy an action-packed summer! As early as May 22 through August 12 dozens of camps are offered for all interests. Our 22 camps are available for ages 3-16. Camp ages, types, schedules and prices vary by branch. Call 314-436-1177 or register online at www.gwrymca.org. 10% off registration offer ends March 31, 2017.

YMCA Camp Lakewood
YMCA Camp Lakewood’s summer overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-17 provides a well-rounded experience for campers by getting them outdoors, making friends and conquering new skills. A country-setting with 5,200 acres, lake, caves and creeks create many opportunities for adventure and exploration. Four and seven-day camp programs are offered; also ranch, leadership and wilderness programs, with optional electives including high adventure, paintball, horsemanship and more. While campers love horseback riding, crafts, water activities, caving, climbing, ziplining, and more, kids also learn respect, responsibility and accomplishment through our culturally-diverse staff, all within a fun and safe YMCA environment.
Visit camplakewood.org or 888-FUN-YMCA.