Summer Camps 2013
Ackermann’s Swim Program
1044 Curran Avenue • Kirkwood Camp
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.ASPKirkwood.com
Beverly Ackermann Shoop and son Michael A. Shoop are co-owners of Ackermann’s Swim Program which has been teaching children to swim for more than 60 years. They provide children ages 4-11 group swimming lessons in a non-competitive and safe environment in which to build confidence and self-esteem by teaching the life skills of swimming and water safety. Four different water level pools for progressive learning levels in heated pools. Enroll in one or two week sessions with Red Cross Certified teaching staff. Ackermann’s also has a playground plus convenient drop off and pick up at the curb. Visit their website for camp dates. Nominated for Best Summer Sports Camp — St. Louis Magazine A List 2011.
All Star Kids Camp at the Chesterfield Athletic Club
16625 Swingley Ridge Road • Chesterfield
All Star Kids Camp at Chesterfield Athletic Club features tennis, swimming, kickball, karate, games, fitness, fun and friends! State-of-the-art athletic & recreational facilities include 15 indoor/outdoor tennis courts, indoor/outdoor pools, gym, racquetball, children’s yoga & zumba fitness classes provide an enriching environment that kids enjoy. Their experienced, engaging counselors keep kids active while having fun, build self-confidence and develop team spirit. Lunch is included daily. Before/after care is available for ages 5-12. Camp runs May 28 – August 9. Sign up for a week or all summer to save 10%! Siblings receive a 10% discount. Convenient location, easy access/drop-off. Buy two or more weeks and get another week at 1/2 price!
888 North Mason Road • Creve Coeur
Andrews Academy Summer Program is a summer day camp for children entering kindergarten through grade six in the fall. The camp is located on a wooded campus with an air-conditioned building and an in-ground pool offering campers a multitude of activities administered by experienced camp counselors. Activities include selected sports, outdoor education as well as performing arts and crafts. Karate is offered as an optional activity. Two five-week sessions are offered, running from mid-June to mid-August. Extended day care is provided at no extra charge, both before and after camp hours.
18124 Baskin Farm Dr. • Wildwood
Baskin Farm’s Summer Camps offer a great opportunity for children (age 7-14) to spend all day with horses. Nestled in the green hills of Wildwood, campers learn hunt-seat riding as well as how to care for horses and riding equipment. Their experienced staff provides quality instruction with an emphasis on safety. Six one-week sessions are suitable for beginner and intermediate riders. Call or email today, as space is limited. Questions should be directed to email@example.com, calling the office at 636-458-5053 or visit their website.
Becky Viola’s Children’s Theatre Workshop
For students aged 4 to 17 years of age, Becky Viola’s Children’s Theatre Workshop presents three one-week drama camps in June thru July! The shows are: Attack of the Pom Pom Zombies, How to Eat Like a Child, Peter Pan for students aged 4 to 8. It’s incredible to experience, but in one week’s time, Ms. Becky brings to life a full production with everything – sound, lights, set and costuming! Camp sizes are limited & fill quickly, so call now to reserve a spot. Ms. Becky teaches drama, vocal performance & piano privately. Ms. Becky has directed nearly 200 shows.
Bobby McCormack’s Basketball Camp
The camp is for boys and girls ages 7 – 14 at all ability levels. It offers a unique opportunity to refine fundamentals and learn to play the game at an advanced level. The camp breaks down the complicated game of basketball into a simple formula which focuses on fundamental skills, repetition, practice, and situational game play. Counselors are players and coaches who look forward to sharing their experiences with you and will map out simple, effective, offensive and defensive strategies to make you a better all-around player. For more information about dates, cost, etc., visit their website or call Bobby McCormack (314) 606-5370.
Invent, discover, explore and achieve. Camp Invention inspires creativity and inventive thinking during its weeklong summer program! Led by local educators, elementary school children are immersed in fun-filled, exciting, hands-on activities. Throughout the week, children work together to solve real-world challenges that prepare them for the 21st century. Whether they are creating a Duck Chucking Device or learning about games played around the globe, participants learn new approaches to everyday problems! Discounts are available and space is limited, so register today! For more information, call 800.968.4332 or visit www.campinvention.org.
Camp Taum Sauk
Camp Taum Sauk is a family-owned co-ed overnight camp in Lesterville, Mo., dedicated to creating positive, lasting impressions on children ages 8 to 15. Concerned about safety with an emphasis on individual attention, experienced staff leads 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 learn confidence in the water through Red Cross swim instruction. Other water activities include canoeing, kayaking, rafting, rubbing, snorkeling and fishing. Camps run from one to eight weeks. The one-week option is perfect for first-timers. Transportation to and from St. Louis is provided.
800 Maryville Centre Drive • Town & Country
Get ready for sports, art, music, and lots of adventure! Camp Westminster is back this year with a huge variety of half- and full-day summer camps for boys and girls in grades K-8. Whether campers are interested in an athletic camp like Basketball or Tennis, an adventure camp like Outdoor Adventure, or a creative camp like Movie Making or Interior Design, Camp Westminster offers something for everyone! Other camps include Cheer, Jazz, Art, Swimming, Cooking, French, and Improv – among many more! Receive a 10% early bird discount if you register before March 31. For complete information, including a list of all camps, visit www.wcastl.org/campwestminster.
Carol Bowman Academy of Dance, Ltd.
#16 Clarkson-Wilson Centre • Chesterfield
For over 17 years, Carol Bowman Academy of Dance has offered a summer program that is an ideal time to introduce children of all ages to the different disciplines of dance. Daytime/evening classes and camps are offered to accommodate everyone’s schedule. For the younger student’s classes in ballet, tap and tumbling are incorporated to encourage coordination, rhythm and creativeness. For the experienced dancers, classes in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz and tap are structured to help maintain technique, flexibility and tone. They will be offering a camp/class in Ballerina, Hip-Hop and Nutcracker. For more information, call or visit their website.
444 Chesterfield Center • Chesterfield
Do you have an artistically curious child? Chesterfield Arts is the place for Art Camps 2013. Whether your child is into animation, drawing, painting, pottery, printmaking illustration, or sculpture…they have it all. June through August one week, half day camps. Take one, two or more! For ages 4 – 13 plus advanced classes for teens. Art camps are not just for kids. Ask about Art Camps for Adults! Don’t wait any longer. Register today! Call or visit their website to register.
Countryside Montessori School
12226 Ladue Road • Creve Coeur
Countryside Montessori School offers a 10-week summer program (five 2-week sessions) for children ages 1-6. Your child will enjoy Montessori class time, arts & crafts, daily pony rides, swimming instruction/water play and more! Hours are 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (snack included) or 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. (lunch included). They also offer a full extended day program from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Summer camp dates are June 3 – Aug. 9. Please call for registration materials.
317 Ozark Trail Drive, Suite 150 • Ellisville
Dance Incorporated hosts three exciting and affordable dance camps. Children receive instruction from trained professionals and fun activities. “Passion for Fashion and Dance” (July 8-12, ages 3-10) includes ballet, jazz, poms, musical theatre, makeovers, glamour hairdos, mini-manicures & pedicures and dress up! “The Zone” (July 15-19, ages 6-12) includes ballet, jazz, contemporary lyrical, poms, hip-hop, and musical theatre. “Princess Camp” (July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, for ages 3 and 4) includes dance, story time and a visit from a special princess. Camps end in live performances for the parents. Crafts are included. Camps are open to all levels, so bring your friends!
Fazio’s Rock Academy Summer Camp
15440 Manchester Road • Ellisville
Fazio’s Rock Academy is the summer destination for the aspiring rock star in your life! Campers attend one-week or two-week sessions where they form a real band, choose a band name, write their own music, pose for a photo shoot and conclude with a live concert with special guest appearances by professional rock artists! Fazio’s Rock Academy is for Guitarists, Vocalists, Bassists and Keyboardists between the ages of 9-17 years. Session 1: July 15-19, 2013 Session 2: July 22-26, 2013. TIMES: 8:50 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. FEE: $399/week (Ask about discounted rate for two week enrollment). Price includes print music and tee-shirt.
Francis Howell School District Summer Connections Camps
Francis Howell’s Vacation Station Out of School Time programs hosts Summer Connections Camps. Offered at the FHSD elementary schools as well as Francis Howell Middle School, their camps provide experiences that encourage academic, social, personal growth and skill development through affordable and convenient activities. Children going into grades 1 through 8 are eligible to participate in camps such as TGA Golf, Mad Science Boot Camp, Bricks 4 Kids Olympics, Painted Pot Crazy about Clay, Stages “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”, Little Medical School and more. For more information please contact their web site or by calling any FHSD Elementary School.
JCC Day Camps
(314) 432-5700 or (314) 442-3432
Chesterfield & Creve Coeur
The J has a camp for every kid, from pre-K through grade 10! Choose from two convenient locations in Creve Coeur and Chesterfield. New this year: Water Park Camp, LEGO® camp, Girls Field Hockey, Maryville University Basketball Camp and expanded general, sports and arts camps. Campers swim nearly every day and receive Red Cross swim instruction. Kids love our friendly staff and parents love our beautiful facilities. The J offers pre- and post-care, a counselor-in-training program and a lunch option, too. Inclusion services are also available. Complete camp brochure at jccstl.org.
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School
500 Woods Mill Road • Manchester
John F. Kennedy Catholic High School is the only co-educational Catholic high school in West County. Kennedy Catholic offers a college-preparatory curriculum for students across the learning spectrum. Students are afforded the opportunity to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically, and socially while achieving leadership positions in cocurriculars and excelling in both the arts and athletics. Join for one of their summer camps and experience Kennedy for yourself! Visit www.Kennedycatholic.net or call today for information! “Community. Excellence. Compassion…Kennedy Catholic.”
Hwy. K & N • O’Fallon
Dierberg’s Plaza • Manchester
“Kamp Kidsplay” offers loads of fun featuring arts and crafts, sports, storytellers, magicians, musicians, clowns, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, picnic lunches and water fun. Adventure “Kamp” for kids ages 2-4 features weekly visitors; Explorer “Kamp” for those ages 5-10 includes four field trips every week. The program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 3 through Aug.9, with an extended day option available from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Attend by the week, the day or the hour.
Krupinski Academy of Dance
801 Charter Commons • Chesterfield
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.krupinskiacademy.com
Krupinski Academy of Dance is proud to announce their new and exciting summer dance program including their Tiny Dance Fusion, Shake Your Pom Poms, Hip Hop Kids, and J. Biebs + T. Swift = awesome dance camps. They are showcasing their new and improved theatre camp and popular Summer Intensive Program, spotlighting ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, and specialty technique classes. It is the goal at KrupinskiAcademy to give every child the chance to make their dreams come true. They pride themselves on embracing all children, giving them the opportunity to explore the world of dance in a fun, friendly, family environment.
Lakeside Children’s Academy
1230 Dougherty Ferry Road West St. Louis County
(636) 225-4800 Mon. – Fri., 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
www.lakesidechildrensacademy.com Facebook/Lakeside Children’s Academy
Celebrating its 20th year, Lakeside Children’s Academy is state licensed for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, and provides affordable, convenient programs for more than 150 infants, ones and twos, preschool, pre-kindergarten and school-age children with before and after-school care included. Summer Camp Extravaganza (packed with mini-camps and field trips) is available for 10 weeks during the summer, and transportation to local elementary schools is provided daily throughout the year. The loyal and experienced teachers are CPR-certified and strive to meet the needs of each child.
Living Word Church
17315 Manchester Road •Wildwood
Living Word Church offers fun summer programs for children entering 1st through 5th grade in the fall of 2013. The June themed camps include: June 3-7 – “Suit Up Super Heroes,” June 10-14 – “Way Out West,” June 17-21 – “Chill Out,” June 24-28 – “What’s Cooking?” offered weekly from 9:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Monday – Friday, starting June 3. Vacation Bible School, “Everywhere Fun Fair” is for children age 3 – 5th grade and will take place July 8 –12, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For registration information contact Brenda Stobbe at 636-821-2800 or email@example.com or register online at www.livingwordumc.org.
Lou Fusz Soccer Club
Lou Fusz Soccer Complex-Maryland Heights CBC High School-West County Lutheran High School South-South County
(314) 628-9341 or (314) 393-1164
At Lou Fusz Soccer Club, “Learn Through Fun” 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 in South County, St. Charles County, West County, Jefferson County, Kirkwood, University City and Southern Illinois. Camp activities are designed to enhance the young players’ techniques and are conducted by experienced coaches who know how to teach and keep things fun. Many additional camps at various locations throughout the metropolitan area. For more information, call or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maryville Summer Science and Robotics Program for High Ability Students
Maryville University 650 Maryville University Drive • West County
(314) 529-9300 •
The Maryville Summer Science and Robotics Program is an engaging opportunity for students who are interested in science, technology, engineering, art and math fields. They offer top-notch programming with highly qualified faculty, including professors, engineers, computer programmers and gifted certified teachers. The program is designed for children and teens ages 4-15 who are either already identified as gifted or who perform well above their peers in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Class sizes are limited to 12-14 participants with an overall faculty/staff to participant ratio of 1:6. For additional information, email email@example.com.
O’Fallon Family YMCA Summer Camp
3451 Pheasant Meadow Drive • O’Fallon
The O’Fallon Family YMCA offers an action-packed Summer Camp program, where young people can make new friends, while having a whole lot of fun! The trained and dedicated staff, age appropriate activities, new camps, field trips, team building, sports and crafts come together to make an unforgettable summer. Their focus is on developing the potential of every camper, while creating a warm and nurturing environment where all campers can play, challenge themselves, and make friends. They strive to engage their campers with value-driven, mentally and physically rewarding activities.
Pegasus Camp Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School (MICDS)
101 N. Warson Road •St. Louis
Pegasus campers (students entering grades K-9) explore science, technology, the arts, sports, swimming, and a variety of unique activities on the state-of-the-art campus of MICDS. Three two-week sessions will be offered in 2013, led by professional teachers, coaches, and counselors. Hot lunch served cafeteria style is included. Before and aftercare are available (for an additional fee). For more information or to register visit www.micds.org/pegasus or call 314-995-7342.
1410 Ridge Rd. • Wildwood
Celebrating over 40 years in business, Ridgefield Arena is a wonderful horse facility. The love of horses has been responsible for the beautiful grounds and amenities. Ridgefield has three lighted arenas, (one indoor for all year riding), six wash racks, a tack room, trails and a fabulous viewing room. They offer boarding for your horse, sales if you need a horse and a great riding academy to learn about horses. Ridgefield has a range of activities such as summer camps, horse clinics and horse shows. Camp dates are June 4 – 7, July 15 – 18, July 22 – 25 and August 5 – 8. Horse Shows are May 31 – June 2 and September 21 & 22. For more information, call or visit their website.
Saint Louis Science Center Summer Science Blast Camps
(314) 289-4439 or (800) 456-SLSC x4439
The Summer Science Blast at the Saint Louis Science Center has amazing summer adventures, ie., kids can learn to fly a real airplane, design and build a robot, become a paleontologist or explore the science behind cooking and more! This year will offer a full summer of early childhood camps, plus new camps for every age. Camp opens June 3 and runs through Aug. 2 and is available for ages 4-18 with half-day, full-day, and flexible extended care options. A brochure or registration form is available by calling the office or on the website.
St. Peters Summer Camps
The City of St. Peters has a Summer Camp for every kid! At Rec-Plex Camps, kids ages 6-12 enjoy swimming, ice skating, gym play, field trips and more fun activities. Sports camps are available for soccer, flag football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, hockey and figure skating. Art Experience Camps at the Cultural Arts Centre offer drawing, painting, sculpture, fencing, theater and more. Full-day art campers also get a chance to play at the Rec-Plex. Rec-Plex camps come with a FREE t-shirt! Registration begins March 16. Learn more at www.stpetersmo.net or call 636.939.2386, ext. 1400.
Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish
4110 McClay Road • St. Charles
Sts. Joachim and Ann Parish will host a Vacation Bible School from June 24 – June 28, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Children from preschool (3 yrs. old) to entering 6th grade may attend. It’s not too early to think about summer fun. They encourage registration by June 14 in order to receive a t-shirt. For cost and more information, please email Dana Puckett at DanaEPuckett@gmail.com.
SummerLink (K – 5th graders) The Zone (5th grade to age 13)
Sign up now for SummerLink and the Zone – the best part of summer! From field trips to hands-on activities to electrifying presentations and more, SummerLink and the Zone encourage students to use their imagination, learn, laugh and build friendships. The programs are offered at several convenient locations throughout Rockwood School District and are open to all in-district and out-of-district families. Join them for one day or all nine weeks! Camp staff is led by an experienced Facilitator who works for Rockwood Adventure Club during the school year. Check out the website or call for more information!
Sylvan Learning Center
14248 Manchester Rd. (at Hwy. 141) • Ballwin
(636) 394-3104 17541
Chesterfield Airport Rd. • Chesterfield
62244 Hwy 100, Ste. 160 • Washington
98 The Legends • Eureka
Learning feels good…even in the summer! Sylvan offers year-round academic & tutoring programs in reading, math, algebra, writing, study skills, test-prep, college prep for ACT/SAT, and high school math/science tutoring. Professional and highly trained teachers develop programs with customized content and personalized instruction based on each student’s strengths and weaknesses. Sylvan’s motivating environment builds confident, independent learners for all students, including LD, ADD, dyslexic, CAPS, etc. Summer camps offer parents flexible scheduling to help keep their children’s skills sharp or to get ahead! Sylvan offers in-center & online programs, as well as in-home tutoring. Call or visit for more information.
Westgate Christian Academy
551 Slat Lick Road 63376
Westgate Christian Academy will host a summer camp at the Early childhood Center campus at 551 Salt Lick Road. It is for all kids from K-2nd grade, from May 28th to August 2nd. The theme for this year’s camp is “Globe Tracker”. This will take the kids on an exciting journey around the world and will explore what makes each of the countries so different and unique. The kids will experience some of the favorite foods, animals, and culture of many countries from around the world.
Wildwood Christian Church Vacation Bible School
16717 Manchester Road • Wildwood
(636) 458-2989 •
Come join Wildwood Christian Church Vacation Bible School on an adventure to God’s Backyard Bible Camp under the sun where kids will have a blast serving JESUS! Vacation Bible School will run at Wildwood Christian Church from June 10 – 14, 9:00 am to noon, for kids going into PreK through 5th Grade. Online registration is going on now at www.wccstl.org.
Wildwood Family YMCA
2641 Highway 109 • Wildwood
West County Family YMCA
16464 Burkhardt Place • Chesterfield
Give your kids the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive at Y Summer Day Camp. They offer an exciting, safe community for children and young people to explore the outdoors, build self-esteem, develop interpersonal skills and make lasting friendships and memories. Their traditional camps with nature, games and summertime fun are probably similar to those you may have attended as a child. Their specialty camps span interests of just about anyone. They have sports camps, art camps, dance camps, swim camps and all types of camps that let kids from tots to teens focus on a skill or try new ones. So sign up for one or more terrific camp experiences! Online registration is available on their website.
YMCA Camp Lakewood
(573) 438-2154 or (314) 241-9622
YMCA Camp Lakewood is a residential summer camp for children ages 6–17 situated on over 5,000 wooded acres with a 360-acre lake, 90 minutes south of St. Louis. Children enjoy the traditional activities of camp, including archery, zip line, climbing tower, water activities, horseback riding, arts & crafts and much more, as well as being exposed to YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith. At YMCA Camp Lakewood, kids make friends and memories that last a lifetime, and the diverse cultural staff ensures every child has a safe and fun-filled experience. Registrations are being accepted now.