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Lab School The


summer Camp
JUNE 9 - JULY 25 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Pre-Kindergarten (must be 5 years old) thru 7th Grades 514 E. Argonne Kirkwood 314-821-3477

Sperreng Middle School 12211 Tesson Ferry Road St. Louis, MO 63128
Over 30 exciting classes to choose from for grades 1-8 The Skys the Limit Fun and Academic Learning go Hand in Hand

The Lab School

Nurturing Children Since 1964

Kirkwood, Missouri 63122 1964-2004 formerly Eden Laboratory School

514 E. Argonne Drive at Woodlawn

or 2 Week Sessions Fall 1 2004 Preschool Classes 9 a.m. - 1 p.m/catered lunch! Early Available (morning or afternoon) & HALF DAY Care
am 4s - 6:00& pm) FULL DAY (7:00 Enrolling 3s, 5s

SUMMER CAMP Now Enrolling for

AGES 3-6 (pre-kindergarten) Teachers Fully Licensed/Accredited/Degreed

Summer Fun Surprises Dino Teachers Detectives Licensed Accredited Degreed Can We Build It? Carnival Capers High Sea Adventure 314. 822.8282 Jammin' in the Jungle 514 E. Argonne Drive (at Woodlawn) Best of Summer Sampler Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

Swim Program
Nominated for best summer sports camp by St. Louis Magazine

See Website for dates 314.822.8282

Information Contact: 314.729.7400 ex4908

Reading Math Creative Arts Performing Arts Totally Fit/Nutrition Sewing Sports/Recreation Swimming Field Trips Fun and Games

Call to Register or Download forms online

Celebrating 65 years of teaching 4-11 year old children to swim in Kirkwood

Download applications at:

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We Nurture


Youll Be a haPPY CamPer aT sPiriTs

Now Registering for Summer Classes and Camps
Pret t y In Pink Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . .June 9-13 Super Star Camp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .June 1620 Cheerle ading Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .June 2327 Te am Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .July 7 -11 Show Choir Camp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .July 14-18 Tumbling Tiger Camp (3-5 yrs. old) . . . July 21 25 Super Star Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . July 28-Aug. 1 Cheerleading Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aug. 4-8

2 Summer Sessions Perform in

e-mail: 1044 Curran Ave. Kirkwood, MO 63122 Call: 314-821-1070 ENROLLING NOW

The Wizard of Oz
Please call 556-1293
The Heagney Theatre 530 E. Lockwood Ave. on the campus of Nerinx Hall Webster Groves Selections from Cabaret, Chicago and New York, New York...

Preschool Classes Boys and Girls Classes Cheerleading Classes Busy Bodies Competitive Gymnastics Team Birthday Parties

12975 Maurer Ind. (314) 843-3322

(I-270 & Gravois, one (1) mile from intersection, heading west on Gravois)

Where St. louis gets GolF rEaDy!

Spring and Summer Programs
Jr. & Adult Clinics Adult Leagues Summer Jr. Golf Camps (ages 4-18) details on all programs available on our website in March

Directed by Edward Coeld

Webster Groves Parks & Recreation

FULL &Theater HALF DAY Groves, MO Heagney Webster

June 14-17 and June 21-24

SUMMER Mention this ad for $5 discount. CAMPS Tickets $25-30

ages 3-12

Cor Jesu Academy

Premier Catholic, college-prep education for young women since 1956.
STEM Corporate Partners Initiative $26 million in college scholarships for class of 2013 28 college-credit courses
10230 Gravois Rd., St. Louis 63123 314.842.1546

rent our Part y Pavilion

Family birthdays & reunions Club picnics School/church outings & fundraisers Corporate meetings/team building

Camp Webegee ~ June 2 - August 1 Theme Box Oce 314-556-1293 weeks, swimming, special events, field trips! Magic & Circus Workshop ~ April 5 Kinder Camp ~ May 27-30 Abra-Kid-Abra Circus Stars Camp ~ May 27-30 Sports & More Camp ~ May 27-30 Safety Camp ~ June 2-6 & June 9-13 Mad Science 3,2,1 Blast Off ~ June 30-July 3 Performing Arts Camp ~ Aug. 4-8 Outer Limits Camp ~ Aug. 4-8 Abra-Kid-Abra Magic Camp ~ Aug. 4-8 Ozzie Smiths Sports Academy Camps (ages 4-16 baseball/softball, soccer/basketball) ~ May 27-30 and Aug. 4-7
Experienced and qualified staff Before & After Club available for most camps For more information visit or call (314) 963-5600

6727 Heege Rd. Affton

Call Debbie to customize your event at The Tee

For registration or more info: or (314)481-5818


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Extended Day Camp
June 2 - July 25, 2014 Edgar Road Elementary For Registration Information call (314) 963-6440


A Webster Groves School District Program

Professional Child Care Center

State Licensed Accredited Early Childhood Education Program Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Caring for Children Ages 2 - 6 Years Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The Berry Patch

670 S. Laclede Station Rd. (between Hwy. 44 & Watson Rd.) 314-962-4499

Chaminade offers several sports and enrichment summer camps for boys and girls from kindergarten to 12th grade. Explore everything the 55-acre campus has to offer baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, band, drama, robotics, math, writing, and more. For more information or to register for a camp, go online to
425 S. Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63131 314-993-4400

CAMPS Ackermanns Swim Program teaches children 4 to 11 swimming and water safety. Group lessons with different water levels for progressive, safe learning. Red Cross certified staff. Visit Led by local educators, the weeklong Camp Invention experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine. Discounts available, register today. Visit or 800-9684332. Chaminade (425 S. Lindbergh, 9934400 x1169) offers several summer sports and enrichment camp options. Explore the rigorous curriculum, expansive STEM and AP/ACC courses, and everything the 55-acre campus has to offer for boys in grades 6 to 12. Over $1.6 million in academic scholarships and financial aid. Visit www. Whether a child is interested in science, sports or theater, there is something for everyone at Chesterfield Day Schools Fun Under the Sun summer camp. CDS offers classes for students age 18 months to sixth grade, incorporating academic themes into a welcoming, exciting and interesting

summer program. Visit The College School offers themed day camps for ages 4 to 11 and a variety of multi-day expeditions for ages 9 to 15. Adventure Day Camp sessions run from June 2 to August 1 and include field trips, recreational swimming and swim lessons (for ages 4 to 7). Before and after care is available. Camps are led by experienced teachers assisted by qualified counselors. During the July 4 week, the school will host a four-day American Traditions camp. For ages 9 to 15 seeking outdoor experiences, The College School offers a variety of multi-day adventures from June 2 to July 11. Holy Cross Academy Summer Adventure Camp, ages 3 years to students exiting second grade, 8:30 to 2:30 with before and after camp program until 5:30. Swim lessons and swimming at Shrewsbury Pool, weekly themes and onsite field trips/ presentations. Small groups with adult teachers, 7630 Sutherland, 63119, 314-647-7149, email: The Lab School Camp (822-8282) is a half-day camp for children 3 to 6 years old. Sessions include water fun, art, dramatic play and special guests or walking field trips. Summer Art Camps at Laumeier are filled with art, nature and self-


n exciting opportunity exists for St. Louis metro eighth grade students to become part of a new community of learners who embrace high academic standards, with a common goal of careers in healthcare, medicine, and medical research. It is the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience Magnet High School, a diverse learning community committed to academic excellence for

future healthcare providers and research scientists. The schools unique four-year health career program provides students with project-based learning experiences, and medical research and internship opportunities under professionals in the classroom and in the workplace through local partners like BJC, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and Goldfarb School of Nursing.

To learn more about the next great high school in St. Louis, please visit or call 314-696-2290. Seats for the 2014-2015 school year are limited, please act now!


One week sessions: Half-Day sessions for ages 4 to 6 Full-Day sessions for ages 6 to 15 Download a Program Brochure & Register Online at

12580 Rott Road, St. Louis, MO 63127

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expression. Draw, paint, sculpt and explore woodland trails and find inspiration in Laumeiers outdoor sculpture collection. Camp sessions run June 9 to August 1. Half-day camp for ages 4 to 6 is 9 a.m. to noon. Fullday camp for ages 6 to 15 is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camp sessions for teens provide guided and independent work in a variety of media. Extended day available for full-day camp. Online registration available. Visit www. The Lindbergh District Activity Department offers Summer Enrichment for grades 1 to 8. Program are June 9 to 26. Students explore avenues from music to sports. Families have the flexibility of registering students weekly and per class. Over 30 different classes offered. The program will be housed at Sperreng Middle School. Make a childs summer magical with a one-of-a-kind camp experience at The Magic House. Campers participate in fun education activities and more. Nerinx Halls Summer Fun camps include art, theatre, athletics, Field Biology and Robotics. Find out what makes Nerinx Hall such an exciting place. Visit Spend this summer with horses at Rocking J Ranch. Ages 8 to adult. Week long camps, friendly staff, daily trail ride, show on Friday. Open House on May 4. Visit www.rockingj. com. Rosati Kain High School camps are designed for sixth to eighth-grade girls looking to experience fun, friendship and learn a new sport, craft or scene. Camps are led by experienced moderators who will ensure each student has a great camp experience. School of Rock SummerKamps are for beginning rockers to the skilled players ages 7 to 18. The unique camps take young rockers on a magical music experience. Rock Gard Camp (ages 7 to 10) will grow campers musical roots as they explore the core rock instruments. The camps for rockers ages 10 to 18 will explore the music of Alice Cooper, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Prog rock. For those really creative, the School of Rock Songwriting/Recording camp will bring students inner music to life. Camps are offered at either the Ballwin or Kirkwood location. What kind of summer do students want to have? Whatever the answer, students find it at Saint Louis University. Saint Louis University offers more than 50 camps and academies for Pre-K through high school, nearly 500 college credit courses and hosts numerous conferences and events. Visit to make this the best summer yet. cont. pg. 12


CAMPS 2014

Does your child love animals? Our highly skilled staff will teach everything needed to be an independent horseman. 5 full days of horses! Daily trail rides and a horse show on Friday! Only $325 June 9-13 June 16-20 July 7-11 July 14-18 July 28-Aug 1 Enroll now! Visit us:


Refreshments, free Kiddy Ride, plus a chance to win a trail ride for 4 ($200 value) with each registration.

Rock ing J Ranch

Close to metro St. Louis in Scenic High Ridge, MO

Camp Fun in the SONshine, is available

Salem Lutheran School provides quality Christian education from preschool through 8th grade. Salem students enjoy: teaching, modeling, and practicing of Christian values small class sizes SMART boards in every classroom extended care before and after school a variety of preschool options (beginning at age 2!) opportunity for tuition assistance

Salems summer program,

for preschoolers (as young as age 2) through students entering 3rd grade. Weekly themes include Music Makers, Inventors Workshop, Under the Sea, Missouri Adventures, and more! Call today for more information: 314-353-9242

314.353.9242 5025 Lakewood Ave. Affton, MO




1 Week & 2 Week Camps Ages 7 to 18 Music of Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, & Prog Rock

Adventure Day Camps

Themed camps for ages 4-11 A variety of multi-day adventures for ages 9-15 7825 Big Bend Blvd. Webster Groves, MO 63119 314-962-9355


Ballwin Kirkwood
636-220-8930 314-394-1994

Songwriting & Recording Camp



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Its Time to Register!

Were here all year at St. Marys Pre-School South!
1045 Union Road Near I-55 6 am to 6 pm 6 weeks to 6 years All kinds of kids are welcome here kids with special needs, AND kids that are typically developing. We have fun and learn all day long while our parents have to work! Lucky us!

Webster Groves Presbyterian Church


CAMPS cont. from pg. 11 SPROG INC. for pre-kindergarteners to seventh graders is located at Grace Episcopal Church in Kirkwood. Activities include reading, math and enrichment classes; sports, fieldtrips and swimming. Summer @ SJA: June 2 - July 11, 2014. St. Josephs Academy is offering a new gifted program (co-ed, fourth to seventh grade); academics and arts (girls, sixth to eighth grade) and athletics (girls, third to tenth grade). SJA is centrally located and before/after care is available. For more information and registration details, please visit http://summer. or call 3944305. St. Louis Gym Centre (968-9494, offers gymnastic instruction for ages one to adult. Summer 5-day and half-day camps and classes available. Birthday parties, field trips and adult open workout. St. Louis Spirits Gymnastics Club (12975 Maurer Ind.) offers tumbling, trampoline, cheerleading, pre-school, instructional and team camp for all ages and abilities. A nine-week summer flex-schedule allows kids to only pay for the weeks they attend.Coaches wow campers with their outstanding commitment to nurturing health-esteem.Call 843-3322 for a registration form or visit
Discover the power within U during the Summer Sports Camps held at Ursuline Academy. Visit for more camp information. Join the Webster Groves Adventure Club (919-1709) for their 31st year of summer programming. Children have a wide array of enrichment classes to choose from in a safe, fun and nurturing environment. Children also have the opportunity for recreational swimming, field trips, outdoor play and community service learning in the extended day program. Webster Groves Parks & Recreation camps (963-5600, provide quality and specialty indoor/outdoor experiences emphasizing nature, games, sports, crafts, performing arts and field trips. The Community Music School of Webster University offers Summer Music Programs for all ages (6 months to 18 years) including Kindermusik Family Camp, Band, Low Brass, Flute, String, Composition, Chamber Music and Individual Lessons. Camp Lakewoods summer overnight camp for kids, ages 6 to 17, provides an ultimate childhood experience for campers, by getting them outdoors to connect with nature, while having fun, making new friends and learning new skills. Located only ninety minutes south of

Early Childhood Center

fundraiser March 7 Llywelyns Pub Ages 212 - 5 1,2,3,4 or 5 days/week
Parent Choice Cooperative Program Early Bird Option 8 - 9 a.m. Extended Day Available

ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. LOUIS St. Marys Special Services 314.631.8231


45 W. LOCKWOOD 962-9210 ext. 3105

The Webster Groves Presbyterian Church Early Childhood Center admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

When children need Special Education, there IS a Catholic option!

Catholic Special Education Elementary Schools, Inclusionary Pre-Schools (6 weeks-6years), Elementary and Secondary Learning Centers for students with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD & more!
ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. LOUIS Department of Special Education 314.792.7320





Have Fun Under the Sun with CDS this Summer!

Where big ideas become the next big thing.

Camp Invention inspires confidence in curious children like yours. Not just for a day or a week, but for a lifetime.

Summer Music Programs

Individual Lessons Kindermusik Family Camp Student Camps: Band, Low Brass, Flute, String Orchestra, Composition and Chamber Music 314-968-5939
Act Now and Save Big. $25 off through March 28. Sign up at CAMPINVENTION.ORG

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Conveniently located in Webster Groves, Chestereld, Des Peres and University City
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In partnership with United States Patent and Trademark Office, an Agency of the Department of Commerce

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St. Louis, Camp Lakewood is home to a 360-acre lake, 5,000 acres of hills, caves, creeks and more; creating many opportunities for adventure, exploration and experiential learning. Camp Lakewood staff and programs help campers grow into well-rounded individuals. Camp grows great kids within an incredibly fun and safe environment where campers feel comfortable being their favorite self. Care Center (670 S. Laclede Station Road, 962-4499) is a licensed and accredited early childhood program for ages 2 to 6. Emmanuel Preschool (961-2393) provides ages 3 to 5 with joyful learning through music, art, yoga, creative movement and cooking. Experienced, caring teachers foster a creative environment. Now enrolling for fall. WGPC Early Childhood Center (962-9210) serves children 2 1/2 to 5. Staff philosophy enables each child to grow physically, emotionally, socially, cognitively, spiritually and to have fun. Webster Hills Pre-School (9618722 x228, www.westerhillsumc. org) offers ages 6 months to 5 years activities to stimulate curiosity, encourage learning, foster creativity and stretch imagination. The Archdiocese of St. Louis offers a Catholic option for children with special needs. Visit or call 314-792-7320 to learn more. Cor Jesus new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Corporate Partners Initiative is forging an innovative path that exposes students to myriad opportunities for women in engineering. cont. pg. 14

Summer Sports Camps

Welcoming the uniqueness of the individual since 1848.

Summer Sports Camps

Basketball Cheerleading A neighborhood preschool Cross Country & Distance for 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Dance Providing children with joyful Strength & Conditioning learning experiences Field Hockey through music, art, Lacrosse yoga, creative movement and cooking programs. Soccer Tennis Half-day preschool with early care Volleyball and extended days available. Sports Sampler 9 S. Bompart 314-961-2393

College and high school internships for seventh season at Insight Theatre Company. Perform in The Wizard of Oz. Selection by audition. Call Maggie Ryan at 556-1293 for information. Tower Tees professional teaching staff focuses on addressing the needs of the individual and his/her golf requirements. Their motto is We teach people, not systems. Private lessons are offered, as well as adult and Jr. clinics, leagues and summer golf camps. Custom fitting now available. Call 481-5818 for information. St. Marys Pre-Schools North (Redman Rd.) and South (Union Rd.) serve children 6 weeks to 6 years of all abilities year-round. Visit www.archstl. org/smss for more information. Caring for children since 1977, the Berry Patch Professional Child


Basketball Cheerleading Cross Country & Distance Dance Strength & Conditioning Field Hockey Lacrosse Soccer Tennis Volleyball Sports Sampler

Summer @ SJA
St. Josephs Academy is offering a variety of SUMMER CAMPS: June 2 July 11, 2014
NEW! Gifted program for boys & girls (4th-7th grades) Academic & Arts for girls (6th-8th grades) Athletics for girls (3rd-10th grades)
For more info: 314-394-4305



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MARCH 23 1-4 p.m.


Rosati-Kain High School

4389 Lindell Blvd. | 314.533.8513 | Brochure and registration online at

Fun and enriching summer camps for 6th-8th grade girls (FULL AND HALF-DAY SESSIONS)

C h e ck us o ut!

Archery Arts & Crafts Basketball Campfires Camp Garmes Canoeing Climbing Cookouts Cricket Dance Drama Drawing Fishing Flag Football Floor Hockey Friendship Bracelets Frisbee GaGa Guitar Horseback Riding Kayaking Nature Outdoor Living Skills Riflery Rugby Singing Snorkeling Soccer Spelunking/Caving Swimming Tennis Volleyball Yoga and so much more!!

Session 1 Begins June 1st!

Electives: Horsemanship Animation Camp Jr. Sportsman High Adventure SNAG Golf

YMCA Camp Lakewood is an traditional, overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-17, located 75 miles from St. Louis between Potosi and Steelville, Missouri. YMCA Camp Lakewood is a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis.
Find us online!

REGISTER NOW! Call or visit us online.


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Celebrating over 50 years

Age 3 PreK


SCHOOLS cont. from pg. 13 John F. Kennedy is a coeducational Catholic high school in West County offering a college-prep curriculum for students across the learning spectrum. Students are afforded the opportunity to grow intellectually, spiritually, physically and socially, while achieving leadership positions in co-cirriculars and excelling in both the arts and athletics. Contact or 636-227-5900 x104. Salem Lutheran in Affton provides quality Christian Education for ages 2 to eighth grade. Parttime and full-time care year round for preschool and a summer camp for ages 2 through entering third grade. Children receive a wellrounded curriculum, a variety of extra-curriculars and a SMART board in every classroom. Call 353-9242 or An exciting opportunity exists for St. Louis City and County eighthgrade students with career goals in healthcare, medicine and medical research. The Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience (CSMB) magnet high school combines handson learning with honors and AP courses. Many CSMB students have transferred from districts such as Kirkwood, Ladue, Lindbergh, Mehlville, Parkway, Rockwood and Webster Groves. CSMB provides research and internship opportunities through BJC, Washington University Medical School, SLU School of Medicine, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Goldfarb School of Nursing. For more information visit: or call 696-2290. Seats are limited; act now.

June 9-12 June 23-26

9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Age 6 months PreK Tuesday Friday, 9 a.m. Noon Extended day available Tues., Wed., Thurs.

Music Science Gross Motor


Webster Hills United Methodist Church Pre-School

698 W. Lockwood Webster Groves 961-8722 ext. 228

315 W. Pacific Webster Groves 314-968-9494

Summer Session Gymnastic Classes

June 9 August 2

Full Day Camps

(ages 5 and up)

Two - 5 day camps June 2-6 OR August 4-8

1/2 Day Camps

(ages 3 and up)

June 9 - July 31 9-Noon M & Th Gymnastics Camp

Brad Brown of Elite Painting and Dana Jones, managing trustee of the Sappington House Foundation, unload a birthday cake delivered on Tuesday. photo by Diana Linsley


Preschool & recreatioNal DAYTIME CLASSES Join us for... Field Trips Birthday Parties Playgroups Open Workout

Happy Birthday, St. Louis!

As part of the City of St. Louis 250th anniversary celebration, 250 large fiberglass cakes will soon be displayed throughout the metro area in the Cakeway to the West program. The Thomas Sappington House complex in Crestwood was selected as a display location and Ursuline Academy was invited to decorate the cake. Art students Emma Brinson, Taylor Enderle and Emily LaMarche created and painted the cakes design which incorporates the Sappington House, nearby Grants Trail and a nod to Ursuline Academy.

Visit us at...

Montessori School

Join us for one or more of our

Great Summer Camps!

Visit or call for more information today!
Grade School Football Camp June 23-27 7:30 am - 4:00 pm (2-8 grade) Grade School Baseball Camp June 18-21/23-26 4 6:00 pm (4-8 grade) Grade School Softball Camp June 2-5 8 10:30 am (78 grade) Cross Country Camp June 9-13 5:30 7:00 pm (6 8 grade) Boys Basketball June 9-12 8:30 10:30 am (4-8 grade) Girls Basketball June 9-12 11-1:00 pm (4-8 grade) Boys and Girls Tennis June 9-12 3-5:00 pm (6-12 grade) Girls Volleyball June 9-12 7-9:00 pm (4-8 grade) Boys and Girls Soccer (6-8 grade) June 9-12 5-8:00 pm/ July 14 17 5-8:00 pm July 7-10 6-8:00 pm (Goalies/Forwards) * Golf and swim camps to be determined

Where: 11232 Big Bend Rd., St. Louis, MO 63122 What: An authentic Montessori education that fosters self-confidence, respect and a life-long love of learning For: Children ages 18 months Kindergarten

American Montessori Society Full-Member School Small, friendly community Natural, green backyard play space Half-day & full-day programs available Educating children and families since 1985

500 Woods Mill Road Manchester, 63011 636.227.5900

Now Enrolling for Summer & Fall

If you are interested in giving Montessori education a try, come check us out! (314) 966-2030