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Day Care &
Summer Camps
A resource guide for summer programs
and learning opportunities.

faith academy of moNtessori TECH CAMPS

Where your child caN GroW 1-888-709-TECH (8324)
North America’s #1 Tech Camp for ages 7-18 held at:
Washington University Northwestern Stanford
Vanderbilt Princeton Harvard MIT & more!

Faith Academy provides a peaceful, nurturing Montessori

environment, where children are respected as individuals and
can learn at their own pace. Under the loving direction of our
experienced educators, children develop a positive self image
and a passion for learning that lasts a lifetime. Game Design 3D Modeling Web Design
Filmmaking Programming Robotics & more!
Educating Children ages 2-1/2 - 6 since 1982
44 N. Gore Webster Groves 314-961-1411
WWW . faithacademyofmoNtessori . com
REGISTER TODAY! Save with Code ST26

We Nurture
Little Angels Preschool “Health Esteem”
You’ll Be a haPPY
Little Angels Preschool is designed for 3,4, and 5 year
olds offering a stimulating environment enriching their CamPer aT sPiriTs
early years. Strong Christian values and early learning
concepts are key components to a curriculum fostering
a love of learning from the beginning.
Now Registering for Summer Classes and Camps
Cheer Camp ........................... …June 29-July 1
• Morning Session 8:30 - 11:30 am
• Extended Calendar: Aug - May 28
• Flexible Scheduling
• Certified Teacher
★ Team Camp........................... …June 21-25 ★
• Full Day Session 7:30 - 6:00 pm • Teaching Christian Values Little Sunshine Preschool Camp ...…June 7-11/July 19-23
Learn to Love . . . Love to Learn
Super Star School-Age Camp .....…June 14-18/July 26-30
New Summer Camp with Swim Lessons
June 8 - July 2, 2010 Preschool Classes ★ Boys and Girls Classes ★ Cheerleading Classes
3-6 years Busy Bodies ★ Competitive Gymnastics Team ★ Birthday Parties

Call 647-7159 Ext. 20 for Enrollment Information 12975 Maurer Ind. ★ (314) 843-3322
7630 Sutherland • Shrewsbury, MO 63119 | email: | (I-270 & Gravois, one (1) mile from intersection, heading west on Gravois)

Spring & Summer Art Classes & Camps

Download a Program Brochure and Register Online at
Art Studio Classes
• March 6 – April 15 (deadline February 27)
• June 15 – July 24
• Ages 4 to adult
• Clay, painting, printmaking, drawing and more
Art Camps
• One-week sessions: June 7 – July 30
• Half-day sessions for ages 4-6 / full-day sessions for ages 6-15

Shakespeare, Acting & Visual Art Camp

• One week only: July 6 – 9
• Ages 5-9
12580 Rott Road | St. Louis, MO 63127 | 314-615-5268
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Education, Day Care & Summer Camps
Lab School
The PRESCHOOL AND DAY CARE Lindbergh Early Childhood Edu- St. Thomas/Holy Spirit Children’s
cation Center (10305 Concord School Learning Center (3980 S. Lindbergh,
Caring for children since 1977, the
Road, 314-729-2434) is accepting ap- 314-843-8622) provides a nurturing
Berry Patch Professional Child
plications for summer and 2010-2011 environment and age-appropriate cur-
Care Center (670 S. Laclede Station
The Lab School
school-year programs from all school riculum. It offers a theme-based day
Road, 314-962-4499) is licensed, and
districts. A nationally accredited, care with preschool curriculum.
Nurturing Children Since 1964 has an accredited early childhood pro-
award-winning school, LECE offers
514 E. Argonne Drive at Woodlawn gram for ages 2-6. Age appropriate ac-
formerly Eden Laboratory
Kirkwood, MissouriSchool
63122 1964-2004 part-day and full-day preschool pro- Webster Groves Presbyterian
tivities, low staff turnover and patient
grams, school-age before and after Church Early Childhood Center
Enrolling 3’s, 4’s & 5’s
Now Enrolling for guidance help children grow and fulfill
school programs and summer camp for (45 W. Lockwood, 314-962-9210) serves
Fall 2004 Preschool Classes the potential, which is theirs.
for 2010 Academic Year all ages. Curriculum includes social,
cognitive, physical and literacy de-
ages 2-1/2 to 5. The staff philosophy
is to enable each child to grow physi-
Come grow with Brentwood Con-
Full Day Preschool
or afternoon) &
gregational Church ECC (2400 S.
velopment, with individual and group cally, emotionally, socially, cognitively
and Summer Camp
FULL DAY (7:00 am - 6:00 pm)
AGES 3-6 (pre-kindergarten) Brentwood Blvd., 314-962-0537) serv-
learning experiences. Certified teach- and spiritually, and to have fun. Co-
2 Week Sessions • 9 am – 1 pm ing children since 1985. Preschool edu-
ers and professional staff supervise operative or non-cooperative program
Licensed • Accredited • Degreed Teachers in a secure environment, including a options, early care and extended day
cation lays the foundation for a child’s
library, gym, fenced playgrounds with also available.
& Accredited school success.
a full-time nurse. Reserve a space for
514 E. Teachers
Argonne Drive (at Woodlawn)
Founded in 1982, Faith Academy
the new state-of-the-art early child-
Kirkwood, Missouri 63122 hood building beginning in April 2010. Carolyn Calahan Piano/Voice (930
of Montessori (44 N. Gore, 314-961- Sanders, 314-963-1827) is Missouri-
314.822.8282 1411) is housed in a 100-year-old train
station. The director and assistant
Quality programs at competitive pric-
es. Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. certified. The focus of piano instruc-
tion is classical to modern; the focus of director have guided this program to-
Southminster Presbyterian Pre- voice instruction is musical theater.
gether for over 25 years, providing an
School and Mother’s Day Out (10126
environment where children thrive. Ceramics and More (460 Crest-
E. Watson Road, 314-843-1133) is now
The Montessori method is based on wood Court, 314-968-5121) hosts
enrolling ages 2 to 5 for fall 2010 class-
the belief in children’s creative po- parties where each guest deco-
es. Southminster offers a safe, nurtur-
tential, drive to learn and right to be rates a piece of pottery. Visit
ing, Christian education environment.
treated as individuals. Specially de- to learn
Each program offers a unique 1:5
signed materials invite children to about summer camp programs.
teacher to student ratio and 3-1/2 hour
engage in learning activities of their
days. Please call Cindy Heinlein or visit
own choosing. Under the guidance of David’s Guitar Loft (38 W. Lock- for ad-
trained teachers, children learn by wood) offers the best in guitar and bass
ditional information.
making discoveries with these materi- instruction. Learn from an excellent
als. Meanwhile, they develop concen- degreed staff with years of experience
1365 North Sappington Road tration, motivation, self-discipline, in-
St. Michael’s Little Angels
in a relaxed environment. Computer-
Preschool (314-647-7159 x20) in
September through May dependence and a love for learning.
Shrewsbury offers a new summer based teaching aides for transcription,
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. camp for 3 to 6-year-olds, including recording, jam tracks and other learn-
Children ages 18 months to 5 years
Ages 2 to 5 years swim lessons. Four, one-week sessions ing tools are available. David’s Guitar
enjoy a nurturing, developmentally- Loft offers student gigs at local venues
are available June 8-July 2. Also
✜ Jesus Time appropriate, Christ-centered envi-
enrolling for fall preschool program and band programs. Join David’s Gui-
Smal S
l ✜ Discovery Time ronment at Glendale Lutheran
for ages 3 to 5, open from 7:30 a.m. tar Loft for one or more summer camp
Cla S S e ✜ Story Time Church Early Learning Center
to 6 p.m. with a traditional morning options: Rock Start Summer Camp Pro-
(1365 N. Sappington, 314-966-3220
✜ Gym Time program from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Visit gram (ages 9-17), Song Writing Series
x103). Small classes provide children Camp and Exploring Music. For more
✜ And Much More with quality care and individual atten- or send an e-mail to
information call 314-962-9536 or visit
Call 966-3220 • Now Enrolling!
tion at the child’s pace. Call for session times. Now enrolling. continued p. 16-A

Webster Groves
Get Ready
Presbyterian for Summer Dance
SUMMER Early Childhood Center
ages 2 1/2 - 8 years
Ages 21⁄2 - 5 •Dance & Ballet Camps
1,2,3,4 or 5 days/week Meet •Summer Classes Share
EXCITING New • Guest Teachers Smiles
WEEKLY THEMES OPEn HOUsE • Fri., MArCH 5 • 9:30 A.M. Friends
July 12–August 5
All camps are staffed by • Parent Choice Cooperative Program
experienced, qualified teachers. Ballet • Jazz • Tap • Lyrical
• Early Bird Option 7 - 9 a.m. Hip Hop • Acro • Contemporary
Monday - Thursday
• Extended Day Available prove Musical Theatre Gain
9:00am - 2:00pm Im Confidenc
Mon.-Thurs. Until 3 p.m. Skills e

Shortened schedule for 2s & young 3s.
Webster Hills sUMMEr CAMP • MAy 25-27/JUnE 1-3
United Methodist Church
Pre-School Office 45 W. LOCKWOOD Academy of Dance & Acrobatics
698 W. Lockwood • 961-8722 962-9210 ext. 3105
ext. 228 The Webster Groves Presbyterian Church Early
7922 Croydon
Webster Hills UMC Pre-School admits students of Childhood Center admits students of any race, color 1/4 mile east of Watson & Laclede Station
any race, color and national or ethnic origin. and national or ethnic origin. (314) 962-2002 •

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Parents’ Day Out Summer Camp

June 21-23-25 • July 12-14-16 • August 2-4-6
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
campS ages 3-12
Lindgate Manor Swim
Club in Kirkwood is
camp Webegee ~ June - August
Ages 15 months through 7 years
Safety camp ~ June the place!
Vacation Bible School Kinder camp ~ June
July 19th-23rd Sports & more camp ~ June
8:45 a.m. to noon Ozzie Smith’s Sports academy camps
Ages 3 yrs through rising 5th graders (baseball/softball, soccer/basketball)
~ June and August
Register for VBS online at young rembrandt’s art camps ~ June Dance & cheer camp ~ July Call to
Your child will strive to do more when schedule a
musical Theatre camp ~ August she has the confidence to succeed on
Trinity Lutheran Church performing arts camp ~ August
abra-Kid-abra magic camp ~ August
her own.
For over 50 years, Kumon Instructors
placement test

820 Lockett Road petite poms camp ~ August

worldwide have helped millions of
children achieve their most ambitious
Kirkwood, Missouri 63122 • Experienced and qualified staff
goals, and set even bigger ones.

COntaCt US SUnDay • Before & After Club available for most camps
Office KIRKWOOD - 314-835-1316
Education For more information visit
(314) 822-8244 • 9:15 a.m. 112 W. JEFFERSON AVE. - KIRKWOOD, MO
Parents’ Day Out Join today by going to
Worship or call (314) 963-5600
(314)822-0096 • 10:30 a.m.
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, Rock StaRt SummeR

Today s Lesson: Stingrays camp
ageS 9–17 Come play in a School-Of-
Rock style band program. Camp will
Register today for Camp KangaZoo! include: Song Writing Classes, Music
Theory Classes, Band Rehearsals
Campers who attend Camp KangaZoo at the Saint Louis Zoo will prowl Sessions and much more! The Sessions
will come to a grand finale as the
through 90 acres of exotic animals and habitats. Your child will love learning students bands will perform a LIVE Stage
about animals through hands-on contact, like in our exciting stingray exhibit! Show at a Local Venue. Available to all
levels of players beginner to advanced.
KangaZooers will sing songs, examine skins, skulls and feathers and explore Student must provide their own instrument (rentals available) and a tuner.
the Zoo. Camp KangaZoo features an overnight stay at the end of the week Session 1 • June 14–18 • 9am–3:30pm PLUS live performance Friday night
Session 2 • June 21–25 • 9am–3:30pm PLUS live performance Friday night
where campers can howl at the moon and wake with the animals.
Session 3 • July 12–16 • 9am–3:30pm PLUS live performance Friday night
Session 4 • July 19–23 • 9am–3:30pm PLUS live performance Friday night
For more information, or to receive a catalog, call (314) 646-4544 or download
registration forms at Financial assistance is available. Song WRiting SeRieS camp
This class is designed for students who want to compose their own songs. Common
questions are: What key is this song in? What chords go together? How do you know
what scale to use for the melody or to improvise? We will
cover basic theory and see how it applies to common
songs already written and then create original
Student must provide their own instrument (rentals
available) and a tuner.
Session 1 • July 5–9 • 12–4pm
Session 2 • August 2–6 • 12–4pm

exploRing muSic
ageS 5–10 Are your kids banging on the
coffee table while you’re on the phone, or making
strange and random noises in the grocery store?
Did you know they might be tapping out a perfect
quarter note rhythm or forming an actual melody? Join
us in this hands-on class where students will get a chance
to explore different instruments such as guitar, bass, keyboards,
drums and even sing through a microphone. We listen to songs in
various styles and learn about rhythm, tempo, melody, form and talk about lyrics.
Session A • June 28–July 2 • 9–10:30am (ages 5–7)
Session B • June 28–July 2 • 9–10:30am (ages 8–10)
Session C • August 9–13 • 9–10:30am (ages 5–7)
Session D • August 9–13 • 9–10:30am (ages 8–10)

38 West Lockwood • 314-962-9536 •

trek into summer

the college school

Small School.
BIG Difference.

At Rohan Woods School, we believe that

leaders aren’t made ... they’re discovered. The College School’s themed learning
summer camps creativity
Come explore the wonder-filled world of field trips
Rohan Woods and see for yourself why
give kids more experienced teachers
smaller is better! of many things: adventure

OPEN HOUSE: the college school

Camps for ages 4-15
Saturday, March 6 -- 9 a.m. - Noon 1 Newport Place • Webster Groves, Missouri 63119
1515 Bennett Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63122
Magic show at 10 a.m.! 314-962-9355
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FINE ARTS cont. solving atmosphere under the guid- Salem Lutheran School (5025 Kumon Math and Reading Centers
ance of experienced, degreed teachers. Lakewood, 314-353-9242) offers an (112 W. Jefferson, Suite 124) help stu-
Musical Arts Academy of Webster
Project Construct curriculum is used outstanding education in a loving, dents reach their full potential through
Groves (23 N. Gore, 314-918-0200)
in a nurturing, caring and safe envi- Christian environment to children age an individualized program and daily
Professional, experienced faculty
ronment. Open year-round. Now en- three to eighth grade. A well-rounded practice. Begin the Kumon journey this
offers piano, guitar, strings, wood-
rolling for 2010 and summer camp. curriculum, variety of extra-curricular summer to retain, build or advance
winds and brass instruction for all
activities, SMARTBoards in all home- skills beyond grade level. Building con-
ages and levels. Visit the Web site at
Rohan Woods (314-821-6270) is a room classrooms, state-of-the-art com- fidence is Kumon’s specialty. Call Ann
school where every child is cherished, puter lab, fine arts, music, P.E. and Reis Quigley, Director, today at 314-
SCHOOLS encouraged and prepared for con- a vibrant athletics program encour- 835-1316 or visit
Annunciation Catholic School (16 tinued success as a life-long learner. age students to discover their God-
W. Glendale, 314-961-7712) serves Known for its award-winning leader- given abilities. Small class sizes and Simply Mathematics - South (29
children pre-kindergarten through ship and service learning programs, a family atmosphere make Salem feel Ronnie’s Plaza, 314-849-0920) offers
eighth grade. The school offers a chal- Rohan Woods helps each child dis- like a child’s home away from home. mathematics tutoring, test preparation
lenging academic curriculum, calling cover and nurture the natural leader Next year Salem will offer expanded and computation skills practice for all
each student to excellence, and build- that lies within. Students learn in an preschool options. Choose how many ages and abilities (remedial to enrich-
ing the child’s foundation on faith, environment that is part of a strongly days (2-5), full or half day. For more ment) year-round. Simply Mathemat-
challenge, service and individual at- meshed community, reflective of the information visit, call ics provides an individualized plan for
tention. “Little Tigers” Pre-K offers family feeling that is at the heart of 314-353-9242 or send an e-mail to each student and progress reports to
full or half-day preschool for children Rohan Woods. Come discover the won- Ask about $750 parents. Tutoring is done in a 2:1 or
ages 3, 4 and 5. Aftercare available. der-filled world of Rohan Woods and tuition. 1:1 student/teacher ratio.
see why smaller is better. Open House
on March 6 from 9 a.m. to noon. Watch Rooted in the Servite tradition, Seven ACTIVITY & MOVEMENT
Faith Community Christian
High School (grades 9-12) provides for new Web site coming soon. Holy Founders Catholic School ex- Charmette Academy of Dance &
a strong academic foundation for ists in order to provide quality educa- Acrobatics, Inc. (314-962-2002) is a
college, vocational training or schools Saint Dominic Savio School (7748 tion to the children of the community, well-established and well-respected
of ministry through small class sizes Mackenzie Road), “Where Every enabling them to succeed in life, lead- dance studio with over 60 years of
and a focus on personal strengths. The Child is Known by Name,” provides ing them in faith, and encouraging teaching experience. Charmette offers
school offers a place where students an excellent Catholic education for them through example to serve God an adult teaching staff and a variety of
can discover and implement their God students of all faiths from Pre-K and others. Offering Pre-K through classes, ages 1-1/2 to adults. Instruc-
given gifts through service to the Lord (beginning at age 3) through eighth Grade 8, Seven Holy Founders offers tors provide positive, supportive, rein-
in a non-denominational environment. grade in a community-focused, family- an atmosphere for individual growth forcement in a caring, fun and loving
Co-curricular opportunities are centered, faith-filled environment. and development according to individu- atmosphere.
available through sports, Student Through differentiated instruction, al abilities in a Christian environment.
Council and fine arts. Social events students reach their fullest potential In addition to academic excellence, the East West Ballet at the Dance Co-Op,
such as fall retreat, spirit week, with a well-rounded academic program, goals express commitment to the three- Crestwood Court offers ballet lessons
homecoming, prom and trivia are a strong spiritual formation and fold dimension of Catholic education: for children and adults. Classes are
part of the high school experience at extracurriculars. SDS offers a state- Message, Community, Service in the taught professionally and the learn-
FCCHS. For more information, visit of-the-art computer lab, classrooms spirit of peace and justice. Call today to ing environment is a balance of fun; call 636 with SMARTBoard technology, fine schedule a visit, 314-631-8149. and discipline. Half-day dance camps
-225-2217 or send an e-mail to art, music, PE, foreign language focusing on ballet and character dance
and athletic programs. After-care
ENRICHMENT & TUTORING are available in June. Call 314-398-
available until 6 p.m. Kindergarten Retired, licensed teacher Judy 9960 or visit
is full day. Flexible scheduling for Cooney (314-843-0521) seeks Mo.
The Lab School, Inc. (514 E. Ar-
Pre-K. For more information visit Show Me Students to share adven-
gonne, 314-822-8282) is an indepen-, call tures. One-on-one tutoring plus div-
dent, not-for-profit fully licensed and
314-832-4161 or send an e-mail to ing, concerts, caroling and more. Past
accredited preschool. Children learn in students on university scholarships. continued p. 18-A
a creative, process-oriented, problem-

Adventure Club East West Ballet

Summer enrichment & “Royal Academy of Dance Certified Instruction”

extended day Camp Join us at our

Half-day Summer dance campS
June 7 - July 30, 2010
pre-School dance through adult
Clark Elementary
register now! 314-398-9960
For Registration Information
call (314) 963-6440
A Webster Groves School District Program ArtSpace #30 in Crestwood Court

Kirkwood-Webster Groves

Family Enrichment
& Summer Opportunities

March 10 • 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Hixson Middle School, 630 S. Elm Ave.
Webster Groves
Parents and children from preschool through high Aqua-Kids CAmp
school are invited to come learn about summer
camp and volunteer opportunities. Fair participants Y-Outdoor Camp Equestrian camp
include Challenger Learning Center, Circus Offering over 26 unique values based camps including :
Harmony, City Museum, Computer Bryte Kids, TradiTional Camps: Y-outdoors & Y-Explorers
Craft Alliance, Cub Creek Science Camp, spECialTY Camps: Y-Tikes • Y-Detectors • Circus Camp • Gymnastics
Missouri Botanical Garden, Shakespeare Festival Sports • Track & Field • Tennis • Jr. Cheer • Bon Appetite • Bon Appetite Jr.
Lacrosse • Equestrian • Off Broadway • Swim Team Camp
St. Louis, Yucandu Art Studio, StudioSTL, Splash Camp • Aqua-Kids • Ocean Wonders • Fitness Easy
Prairie School Road Farm and many more. • See monthly diScount offerS • Curbside
Drop-Off &
The fair is free and open to the public. KirKWOOD-WEBSTEr FAmiLY YmCA Pick Up!
For more information call 918-4366. A place to grow in spirit, mind and body.
For more details contact Debby at 314-965-9622 (243)
Jen Bergman - 965-9622 (242)
cami – 962-9622
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Camp Lakewood 2 0 1 0

YMCA Camp Lakewood is a co-ed residential summer camp for ages 6-17
located 75 miles south of St. Louis. Set amidst 5,000 beautiful woodland acres
with a private 360-acre lake, Camp Lakewood is a true escape. Programs are
based on the YMCA’s core values: Honesty, Caring, Responsibility, Respect and
Faith. One and two-week sessions are available with more than 30 activity clinic
choices. Through these activities, Camp Lakewood teaches sportsmanship,
courage, healthy risk-taking, independence, goal-setting, flexibility and
self-discovery. Scholarships are available to those who qualify.

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Back by popular demand, Cor Jesu ditional values and assets based camps. ed. Before and aftercare are available.
Academy will offer enrichment Convenient curbside drop-off and pick- For more information or to register
For over 40 years Lindgate Manor
camps and sports camps in June 2010 up available. Camps run June 1 to Au- visit or call 314-
Swim Club has been a summer desti-
for elementary-age girls and incoming gust 13. For more information visit 995-7342.
nation for Kirkwood area families. This
ninth graders. Enjoy camps that com-
year is special; the swim club will have a
bine fun and learning in the Cor Jesu Camp Fun in the SONshine is a sum-
new pool, which will be regulation length
tradition of excellence. For more infor- Krueger Pottery offers ceramic class- mer camp held on the campus of Salem
for the swim team and will include a
mation visit or call es for kids and adults of all ages. Sum- Lutheran School. A safe and engag-
competition diving board for the diving
314-842-1546. mer camps include wheel-throwing ing environment, structured program-
team. Visit
and parent/child classes. Krueger Pot- ming and weekly guest instructors is
CAMPS The Crossroads College Prepa- tery offers birthday parties, scout les- provided for children ages 3-8 during
Ackermann’s Swim Program has ratory School (314-367-8085) sum- sons and private lessons as well. View the summer months. Call 314-353-9242
taught the life skill of swimming in Kirk- mer programs are designed to expose schedules at to register today.
wood for over 60 years. It offers group campers to different activities that en- Stop by the gallery at 8153 Big Bend in
swim lessons in four heated pools with hance their interest level and broaden Webster Groves or call Aimee at 314- Camp Gonzaga at “Simon Says” Ear-
different water levels for safe learning, their knowledge of the activities being 963-0180. ly Childhood Center (314-842-3435),
Red Cross certified teaching staff, non- offered. Summer Programs include a unique summer camp, has a little bit
competitive learning environment and volleyball, basketball, baseball and Laumeier Sculpture Park (12580 of everything for everyone from ages
lovely playground. Drop off and pick up chess. Extended care is available. Visit Rott Road, 314-615-5269) offers spring 6 to 12. The camp offers to be the en-
at curb. Visit for and summer art classes in a variety tertainment for the summer. Sports,
more information. of media for ages four to adult. Regis- swimming, cooking, sewing, exercise
At The College School Summer tration deadline for spring classes is classes, science, computers, speak-
Experience (1 Newport Place, 314- Experience North America’s most rep- Feb. 27. Art Camp includes sculpture, ers, weekly field trips and much more.
962-9355) the well-known hands-on utable summer technology program: drawing, painting, printmaking, ce- Camp Gonzaga wants each child to be
curriculum of The College School can iD Tech Camps. Over 100,000 kids ramics, art history, nature, swimming involved with professional teachers in a
be experienced this summer. The school and teens worldwide have learned to and games. Camp sessions run June safe and stimulating atmosphere dur-
offers Adventure Day Camps for chil- create video games, Web sites with 7-July 30. Half-day camp for ages 4-6; ing the summer. Meeting new people
dren ages 3 to 11, which feature themed Flash, digital movies, C++ and Java Full-day camp for ages 6-15. Camp and encountering new experiences are
learning experiences, field trips and programs, iPhone and Facebook sessions for teens provide guided and some of the goals. Campers walk away
swimming. Three-week sessions. All apps, robots, 3D models and anima- independent work in multiple media. from camp having created several
day camps meet Monday-Friday from tions with products experts use in Extended day available for full-day memories that will have them looking
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before and af- their professions. Ages 7-17 enroll in camp. Half-day Shakespeare, Acting forward to next summer.
ter camp care available. The school also these fun and challenging, weeklong, and Visual Art camp for ages 5-9. Visit
offers a variety of 4 through 8-day TCS day and residential summer camps, for more information. Sprog, Inc. (514 E. Argonne) is
Outdoors Programs for children ages located at 60 universities in the U.S. celebrating 40 years of continuous
10 to 15. All camps are led by College and Canada including Washington Pegasus Camp (101 N. Warson Road) summer fun. Kindergarten to freshman
School teachers and experienced educa- University. Check out teen programs is for students entering grades kinder- daily educational studies like math
tors. Visit or at select universities: iD Gaming garten through 9. Campers explore enhancement, personal finance,
e-mail summercamp@thecollegeschool. Academy, iD Visual Arts Academy science/technology, the arts, athletics, African-American culture, sewing,
org for more information. and iD Programming Academy. swimming and a variety of unique hob- creative and performing arts, fitness
Save with code ST26. Visit bies on the state-of-the-art campus of and nutrition are taught by degreed and
Concord Lanes, with nine acres, is or call 1-888- Mary Institute and Saint Louis Coun- certified teachers. Enroll today. Visit
summer camp fun. The camp offers 709-TECH (8324). try Day School (MICDS). Technology for more information.
bowling, mini-golf, batting cages and and theatre camps are offered for older
sand volleyball to keep kids active all For summer fun join the Kirkwood- students. The staff is comprised of pro-
day long. Find all this and more at Kids Webster Groves Family YMCA. Ex- fessional teachers, coaches and artists
In Action Summer Camp. For more perienced CPR and first-aid certified assisted by incredible counselors who
information call 314-843-9200 or visit staff offers 11 weeks of summer camp guide campers as they engage in fun

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Smart Fun!
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Retired licensed teacher seeking

Teaching children to
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including sports, field trips & school work!

for over 60 years.

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Only $270 for the entire seven weeks of morning ScholarShip
workshop classes & afternoon activities
One and two week sessions
to develop the whole person!
voice • Piano • Performance
beginning May 24 through Aug 13.
June 14 - July 30, 2010 • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. M-F
“best kept secret in Kirkwood” reSponSibility
Pre K (must be entering K in Fall 2010) – Freshman
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the SONshine

Planned activities for active

bodies and minds
• Gym Classes NOWNOW
For Ages 5 to 13 • Call 314-843-9200
Mother’s Day Out: Ages 2-3 years (1-4 days)
• Art Classes Mother’sPre-School:
Day Out:Ages Ages 2-3 years
3-5 years (1-4 days)
(2-4 days) ➠ Dates: June 1 through August 13, 2010
• Water Days Pre-School: Ages 3-5 years
Mon-Tues-Wed-Thurs 9:00 –(2-4
12:30days) ➠ Time: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily
➠ Meals: K.I.A. Camp provides morning and after-
• Visits from the Unique 1/5 teacher/child ratio
Mon-Tues-Wed-Thurs in a –
9:00 loving,
12:30 noon snacks. Each child is responsible for their own
Christian environment sack lunch.
Zoo, Magic House, Unique 1/5 teacher/child ratio in a loving,
and more!
Girls, join the fun at
Christian environment
➠ Swimming Trips: We take regular trips to an off-
campus swimming pool.
➠ Lots of Activities…
Ages 3 - 8 years
Cor Jesu Academy’s VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL • Bowling • Arts & Crafts • Basketball • Baseball
• Volleyball • Miniature Golf • Cheerleading
May 27 to August 13 Enrichment Camps June 14th – 18th 9:00 A.M. To Noon
Follow Jesus on a Life-Changing Adventure • Batting Cages • Soccer • Sno-Cones
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily June 7-11 & 14-18 Into the Rainforest!
NOW REGISTERING! and Sports Camps th
June 14 For – 18
information A.M.
please call: To Noon
Full Time Enrollment (5 days) $135.00 per week
Part Time Enrollment (3 days) $120.00 per week
(314) 353-9242 June 2010 Follow Jesus on a Presbyterian
Southminster Life-Changing Church
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the Rainforest! $110 activity fee per child due at the time of enrollment.
Salem lutheran School 10126 East Watson Rd., Crestwood, MO
Cost: FREE! Kia Camp at Concord Lanes
5025 Lakewood • Affton 314.842.1546
For information please call: 11801 Tesson Ferry Rd. • 314-843-9200
Southminster Presbyterian Church
10126 East Watson Rd., Crestwood, MO
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Education, Day Care & Summer Camps

Piano • Guitar • StrinGS

Summer Fun at WoodWindS • BraSS

Individual instruction for all ages and

Camp Gonzaga
levels by professional experienced teachers.

23 N. Gore
Paint Your Own Pottery Tuesday, June 1 - Thursday, August 12 Webster Groves
Summer CampS! 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. • ages 6-12
Wed., Thurs, Fri. Daily Activities Including: swimming • Field Trips • Cooking
12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. • Ages 6 & Up physical Fitness • sport Camps • Theme parties • Dress-Up Days
2 Projects per day inlcuding science experiments • guest speakers
Ceramics, mosaics, glass Fusion,
stepping stone & Tie Dye Call For CompleTe inFormaTion
Ask about special Tuesday classes anD enrollmenT Forms
for preschoolers
•Pre-Register Soon Class Sizes Limited• 314-842-3435
Birthday parties • scout Troops
pamphlets available in studio
CresTwooD CoUrT #460 “Simon Says” Early Childhood Center 315 W. Pacific • Webster Groves
(neAr LensCrAFTers & gAp) 11015 mueller road 314-968-9494
314-968-5121 part of st. simon the apostle Church & school
Summer Classes
June 14 – August 7, 2010

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Simply Mathematics - SOUTH (29 Ronnie's Plaza, 314-849-0920) offers mathematics

tutoring, test preparation, and computation skills practice for all ages and abilities
(remedial - enrichment) year-round. We provide an individualized plan for each student,
and provide progress reports to parents. Tutoring is done in a 2:1 or 1:1 student/teacher
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Education, Day Care & Summer Camps

CAMPS cont. kids. The club has cheerleading, pre- animal habits and habitats, play games, service learning in the extended day
school, instructional and team camp meet animals, enjoy sing-a-longs, per- program.
St. Louis Gym Centre (315 W. Pa-
for children of all ages and abilities. form skits and more. On Thursday eve-
cific, 314-968-9494) in Old Webster, of-
It also offers classes with a nine-week ning, sleep at the Zoo and wake up with Webster Groves Parks & Recre-
fers a variety of gymnastics instruction
summer flex-schedule that allows kids the birds. Sessions start June 14 for ation (314-963-5600). Meet new friends
for ages 1 to adult and Martial Arts
to only pay for the weeks they will be students entering grades 1-6. The Zoo’s and have a lot of fun. The camps’ prima-
ages 4 to adult. Two 1-week full day
able to attend. St. Louis Spirits says award-winning teen camp program for ry objectives are to provide quality and
camps and 16 half-day camps (gym-
its coaches WOW campers with an students entering grades 7-9 and Camp specialty indoor/outdoor experiences
nastics) are offered as well as summer
outstanding commitment to nurturing Joey, a half-day camp for pre-Kinder- with emphasis on nature, games, sports,
sessions for preschool, recreational
every child’s health-esteem. Call 314- garten students ages 4-5 are available arts and crafts, performing arts and
gymnastics and martial arts. Birth-
843-3322 for a registration form or visit selected weeks during the summer. Reg- field trips. Visit
day parties, playgroups and field trips ister for camp starting in February. For or call 314-963-5600 for information.
are available as well as adult Zumba
more information, call 314-646-4544 or
classes. Call for a brochure or visit
St. Louis University High offers a visit The Webster Groves School District
wide variety of summer programs for offers summer opportunities for stu-
grade-school students, including Sum- Trinity Lutheran Church (820 Lock- dents from pre-K through high school.
St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer
mer Enrichment, Upward Bound and ett Road, Kirkwood, 314-822-8244). Do not miss the Family Enrichment and
Club (636-349-3760) offers year-round
Walkabout. The school also hosts in- Kids 3 years to rising fifth grade enjoy Summer Opportunities Fair, 5:30-8 p.m.
programs for boys and girls of all ages
structional camps in several sports, Baobab Blast Vacation Bible School. For March 10 at Hixson Middle School. For
and skill levels. Spring outdoor, devel-
including baseball, basketball, cross- children 15 months to age 7, choose one information call 314-961-1233.
opmental programs for ages 3-11 begin
country, track, football, kickboxing, la- of three summer camps. Enrolling chil-
the last week of March at the club’s
crosse, racquetball, soccer, water polo dren, 8 weeks to 5 years, for fall Parents’ Webster Hills Preschool (698 W.
headquarters at Anheuser-Busch Cen-
and wrestling. These camps are typi- Day Out program, 314-822-0096. Lockwood, 314-961-8722 x228) Summer
ter in Fenton, Scott Gallagher Soccer
cally offered to grade-school boys and Camp for ages 2-1/2 to 8 offers short-
Club in Maryland Heights and Metro
incoming freshmen. Register now to ex- At Vetta Sports Camps, the child is ened day options for 2s and 3s. Exciting
United Complex in Collinsville. Sum-
perience the tradition and excellence of the focus. The camps, held at five loca- weekly themes stimulate curiosity, en-
mer day camps for ages 4-18 begin
SLUH. The professional, friendly staff tions across the metro area, offer activi- courage learning, foster creativity and
in early June and are held through-
will ensure all summer campers learn, ties that challenge kids mentally and stretch imagination. Themes include
out the area. All camps focus on im-
grow and have fun at the updated cam- physically with indoor and outdoor play. Let’s Go Camping, Planet Earth, Drag-
proving individual skills in the sport.
pus, conveniently located next to the The well-rounded camps, run by an ex- ons and Castles.
Kids learn to improve their “touch”
Saint Louis Science Center in beautiful perienced staff of athletes, teach not only
on the ball and self-confidence on the
Forest Park South. For details visit skills, but good attitudes and a love for YMCA Camp Lakewood (314-241-
field. Enrollment forms available at sports and recreation. Most of all, kids 9622) is a co-ed residential summer camp
have loads of fun. Activities include soc- for ages 6 to 17 located 75 miles south
St. Louis Spirits Gymnastics Club At Camp KangaZoo choose one or cer, water fun, inflatables, basketball, of St. Louis. Set amidst 5,000 beautiful
(12975 Maurer Ind., 314-843-3322) both week-long sessions: “Biodiversity kickball, tennis and creative arts and woodland acres with a private 360-acre
offers awesome summer camps for Bonanza” or “Zoo Builders.” Explore crafts, mixed with reading times, cul- lake, Camp Lakewood is a true escape.
tural awareness days and field trips to Programs are based on the YMCA’s core
Brentwood Congregational ChurCh Day Care & Summer Camp area attractions. Vetta Sports Summer values: Honesty, Caring, Responsibil-
Openings Now Available! Camps are active, affordable and fun. ity, Respect and Faith. One and two-
Early Childhood CEntEr Open Year Round • 6:30 am - 6:00 pm week sessions are available with more
• Meals • Playground Join the Webster Groves Adventure than 30 activity clinic choices. Through
Come Grow With Us! • Christian Teachers
• Ages 2 to Pre-K • Parent's Day
• Theme-Based Programs
Club (314-919-1709) for its 27th year of
summer programming. Children have
these activities, Camp Lakewood teach-
es sportsmanship, courage, healthy
T/W/Th • 9:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. • 1/2 Day Options a wide array of enrichment classes to risk-taking, independence, goal-setting,
12 months–5 years 50% OFF Enrollment
Fee choose from in a safe, fun and nurtur- flexibility and self-discovery. Scholar-
Call or drop in anytime 843-8622 ing environment. Children also have the ships are available to those who qualify.
2400 S. Brentwood Blvd. • Brentwood St. Thomas/Holy Spirit 3980 S. Lindbergh opportunity for recreational swimming, Visit for more infor-
314-962-0537 Children’s Learning Center Sunset Hills
field trips, outdoor play and community mation.

The Berry Patch

Professional Child Care Center LINDBERGH EARLY
State Licensed CHILDHOOD
Accredited Early Childhood Education Program
Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Snack EDUCATION
Caring for Children Ages 2 - 6 Years
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
670 S. Laclede Station Rd. (between Hwy. 44 & Watson Rd.) *Full-Day & Part-Day Programs
314-962-4499 • for 2-5 year olds
*Summer Camp for 5-12 year olds Open enrollment begins now
*Summer Camp for 2-5 year olds for Summer and
*Competitive Rates 2010-2011 School Year
Come and See How Much Fun *Certified, Degreed, Experienced Staff For more information or to
Summer Can Be! *Full-Time Nurse
*Secure Playgrounds, Indoor Gym
arrange a tour, call:
*Out-of-District Residents Welcome

Summer Programs *Breakfast/Lunch/Snack

10305 Concord School Road

For Curious Kids

(off Tesson Ferry, just north of 270)
click on ECE

Ages 3-6

4 Weekly, Themed Sessions

June 7 – July 2
Foundation Future for
Providing an excellent education in a Christian
Register for one week or all four! environment, PreK – Grade 8
Half-Day 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. • $90/wk • Curriculum includes: Art, Music, Spanish,
Computer, PE & Health
Full-Day 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. • $130/wk • Extracurriculars include: Acting Troupe,
Altar Servers, Athletics, Band, Choir, Dance,
Call 314-832-4161 Piano & Voice, Scouts, Speech, Speed
Stacking, Student Council, and 8th Grade
or join us for our open house Leadership
March 7th 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. • Archdiocesan Learning Center Site

Seven Holy FounderS

St. Dominic Savio Catholic School CatHoliC SCHool
7748 Mackenzie Rd. • 314-832-4161 • 314-631-8149
Where Every Child Is Known By Name 6737 Rock Hill Rd. at Gravois •