Healthy Planet Guide to Summer Camps

Ackermann’s Swim Program
A Sports Facility. Teaching children 4-11 the life skill of swimming and water safety since 1949. 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.

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 3 – August 9. 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 us online at www.montessori4children.com to learn more.

Craft Alliance Center of Art + design
Staenberg Summer Camps at Craft Alliance are fun weekly Art classes for children and teens, ages 4-18 during May 28 – August 9, 2019. Explore and engage in clay, metal, glass, textiles, drawing, painting and more! Art camps are located at 6640 Delmar Boulevard. To fit your creative schedule, we offer one-week camps, morning and afternoon with an option to have Before-Care, Lunch-Care, and After-Care. Art camps are taught by Craft Alliance Faculty and are assisted by our Teen Intern program. Financial aid is available, please visit craftalliance.org for more information.

Dierbergs Summer Cooking Camps
Get Sizzlin’ this summer. Whether your kids want to develop cooking skills or whip up an awesome menu, we have a camp for them. 3-day camps: IT’S TOO HOT OUTSIDE! – Grades 2nd-5th. Take a break from the heat this summer and chill out with a cool cooking class. There’s a lot of fun to be had in the kitchen during the dog days of summer! SWEET-I-LIOUS! CAKES, CUPCAKES, & COOKIES – Grades 2nd-8th. It’s time to mix up, bake, and decorate a big batch of fun! You can’t go wrong with the three C’s of baking: cakes, cupcakes, and cookies. You’ll add your own artistic touches with decorations galore, and take home your masterpieces to share. CHEF IN-TRAINING – Grades 5th-8th. If you’re dreaming of joining the culinary world, it’s time to build your cooking confidence. Learn the tricks and tips for whipping up delicious recipes in the kitchen. They’re fun to make and delicious to eat! Visit Dierbergs.com to view all camp listings and to register.

Summer Camps At STAGES St. Louis
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, Hamilton and School of Rock, just to name a few. Be a Broadway Star, Rock the Musical, learn screen writing, scenic design and stage makeup. It’s all at STAGES Performing Arts Academy this summer! Register today at StagesStLouis.org or call 636.449.5775.

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.

YMCA Camp Lakewood
YMCA Camp Lakewood is a co-ed, overnight summer camp for ages 6-17 that provides opportunities for enjoying outdoor experiences including water, sports, and adventure activities, learning new skills and making new friends. Whether it’s campfires, swimming, archery, climbing tower, zip line, sports, canoeing, cookouts, fishing, kayaking or a multitude of camp games, every camper delights in waking up with a renewed sense of excitement as to what new activities each day at camp will bring. Located 90 minutes outside of St. Louis. Register today at www.camplakewood.org or call 573-438-2155.