2017 Guide To Summer Camps In St. Louis

You’re in luck if you’re searching for the perfect place for your child to experience intellectual, social and artistic fulfillment this summer. Below are four summer camp programs that combine hands-on learning with thoughtful programming, sure to keep your child sharp for the upcoming school year and with a host of new friends.

MICDS

MICDS
While MICDS is one of St. Louis’s top-tier educational institutions, its 100-acre campus transforms into a summer adventure zone at the close of the school year, complete with a brand new state-of-the-art indoor swimming facility. Four unique camps—Pegasus, Language Immersion Camp, Rams Sports Camp and Eliot Summer Academy—offer campers the unique opportunity to explore an array of exciting activities, sports and hobbies. All camps are supervised by enthusiastic counselors and expert MICDS staff for the perfect combination of learning and fun.

The College School

The College School
With the year’s upcoming camp programming, the summer of 2017 has the potential to be an exciting adventure at The College School. Options include themed two-week camps and multi-day expeditions for kids ages 4-15. Students can learn about coding, photography, archaeology, film-making and much more from experienced instructors. Since 1963, students at The College School have engaged in authentic, experiential learning. Come get a taste of this approach at summer camp, with before and aftercare available.

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COCA
COCA is one of St. Louis’s premier organizations for new artists and masters alike, creating an innovative environment for campers to learn, perform and appreciate the arts. This summer 2017, it’s the perfect place to hone creativity in a fun, exciting learning environment, with camps for kids and teens to engage in new challenges. Camps available include poetry, dance, drama, sculpture, songwriting, videography and much more, taught by professional artists. Options include week-long full- or half-day sessions, with before and aftercare available.

Chesterfield Montessori

Chesterfield Montessori School
Located on a beautiful, sprawling campus, Chesterfield Montessori School offers an exciting summer program for children ages 2 1/2 through 12 years old. Activities include swimming, tennis, sports, art activities and more, with half-day and extended-care options available as well as a catered lunch program. The program serves as the perfect complement to the year-long academic program during the summer months, with the goal of productively engaging children and helping them continue to learn outside of the classroom, where many of life’s most valuable lessons are learned.

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