Never Stop Learning: A 2020 Guide to Summer Camps
These enriching, energizing camps will keep your child engaged—and avoid any possibility of a summer learning slump.
Discover summer at Forsyth Summer Discovery, June 8-Aug. 7! Offering nearly 50 themed, one-week camps developed by Forsyth School faculty, Summer Discovery provides kids age 3 through grade six with an appropriate mix of structure, freedom and challenge. Located on Forsyth School’s one-of-a-kind campus—featuring a gymnasium, Adventure Center, Sport Court, track and field, playgrounds and Big Backyard—Summer Discovery offers a largely “unplugged” experience with a neighborhood feel. Extended Day is available; additional fees apply. Summer begins here!
Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation
Aug. 3-7, young performers ages 10-18 are invited to register for “Next Stop Broadway,” a week-long performing arts program for all skill levels taught by Broadway professionals. The program consists of classes, workshops and rehearsals focused on classic musicals. The staff teaches “cast members” songs and choreography from two hit shows from the “Golden Age of Broadway.” The week culminates with an “Opening Night” performance for family and friends on Friday afternoon, followed by a cast party! Register at Metrotix.com or call 314.534.1111. Program scholarships are available! Visit www.foxpacf.org for details.
Notre Dame High School
Notre Dame High School is an all-girls private Catholic college preparatory high school that empowers young women to become confident, compassionate Christian leaders. Summer camp at ND offers FACS, STEM, Performing Arts, Esports and Athletic programs. Campers are invited to see how their gifts and interests can make a difference in the world around them. Sessions run May through July, with options for all grade levels. Attending summer camp at ND is a great way to get to know the campus, faculty, coaches and other future Rebels!
St. Joseph’s Academy
St. Joseph’s Academy, founded in 1840, is a private Catholic high school sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. SJA provides a quality education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge and respect for self and others. Summer camp students are invited to discover their passions with sessions such as coding, creative writing, drawing, athletics, rocketry, crafting, forensics, baking and more. Registration runs until May 15. Attending a summer camp is a great way to get familiar with the campus, meet faculty/coaches and make friends with other future Angels.
STAGES Performing Arts Academy
STAGES Performing Arts Academy offers an exciting variety of musical theater camps, workshops and productions for students of all abilities, ages 3 to 18. Act, dance and sing all summer long while learning new skills and techniques starting June 1. Classes include Splash into Music, Intro to Broadway, Musical Theatre Dance and many more! And don’t miss out on the Broadway Performance Workshops of “Rock of Ages: School Edition” and “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” It’s all at the STAGES Performing Arts Academy this summer. Register today at www.StagesStLouis.org or call 636.449.5775.
Summer of Adventure at MICDS
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School’s four summer camps allow attendees to pursue their passions, explore new cultures, exercise athletic skills and stretch their limits. Campers explore unique learning opportunities, languages and cultural experiences, sports and hobbies, ensuring that their brains and bodies are active and making campers eager to return each day. MICDS’ four summer camps—Pegasus, Language Immersion Camp, Rams Sports Camp and Eliot Summer Academy—offer a variety of activities for kids in grades K-12. All camps are located on the expansive 100-acre campus and supervised by enthusiastic counselors and expert staff.
Villa Duchesne and Oak School
Passport to Summer welcomes students from across the St. Louis region to Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill’s beautiful 60-acre campus to experience athletics, academics and adventure! Passport to Summer is an eight-week day camp open to boys and girls age 3 through grade six. Each week celebrates a different nation where children explore art, cooking, STEM activities and games from that nation’s culture. Campers love their weekly field trips to local attractions and our special guest visitors! The campus is centrally located at the corner of Conway and Spoede Road in Frontenac, and they offer before and after care from 7:15 a.m. through 6 p.m. every day. Check out Passport to Summer—they can’t wait to meet you!
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