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Find a Summer Camp Near Olivette for Your Kids

Our 2013 summer camp guide includes a handy rundown of camps near you, and a growing list of camps on our map throughout the St. Louis area. Registration is on now.

With the choice and variety of summer camps available in 2013, boredom won't be an option.

Organizations from area colleges to your local parks and recreation department offer dozens of camp choices for science, nature, sports, music and more. Whether you're looking for an all-around experience or a more focused camp, this list features a few in your town and nearby.

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De Smet Jesuit Summer Camps

Type of Camp: Athletic and Academic Enrichment Camps

Where: De Smet Jesuit High School, 233 N. New Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63141

Dates: June 3-July 19

Registration Deadline: 17-May

Cost: $80 per session or $150 for 2 sessions plus lunch

Phone: 314-567-3500 ext. 297

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Discover De Smet Jesuit! De Smet Jesuit offers your rising 6th thru 8th grader an opportunity to enjoy a summer exploring academics and athletics with some of the area’s most respected teachers and coaches. Morning and afternoons camps are available. Sign up for a full day and lunch is included. Discover what awaits you at De Smet Jesuit!

 

Cartooning & Animation Camp

Type of Camp: Art

Where: Creve Coeur Community Center, 300 N New Ballas, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Dates: June 10 - 14, 10 a - 3:30 p with extended care available 7 - 10 a and 3:30 - 6 p

Registration Deadline: Register by 5/28 to avoid late fees

Cost: $80 per Camper

Phone: 314-432-3961

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Learn basic fundamentals for creating your own cartoons and characters. Students will also learn basic animation sequence, quick caricature studies and more. Eugene Ruble brings 40 years of experience to teach the budding cartoonists. Supplies needed: a drawing pad, 3-4 soft lead pencils, a pencil sharpener, a 12-inch ruler, colored pencils, markers or crayons and black sharpie pens. Add $20 Late Fee for All Registrations Postmarked or Received after May 28 Add Before Care, 7 a - 10 a - $25 Resident/$30 Non-Resident Add After Care, 3:30 - 6 p - $20 Resident/$25 Non-Resident

 

Abra-Kid-Abra Camp

Type of Camp: Magic

Where: Creve Coeur Community Center, 300 N New Ballas, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Dates: June 24 - 28

Registration Deadline: Register by June 10 to avoid late fees!

Cost: $205

Phone: 314-432-3961

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Levitations and Animations! Float a spoon right off the table, levitate a person and cause a dollar bill to fold 3 times by itself! These are just a few tricks you will learn in the Abra-Kid-Abra Camp. Kids will receive a magic box and new tricks to put into it daily. Camp will end with campers putting on a show for their family. Ages 6-12, 9 a - 3 p $205 per Person - Add $20 late fee for all registrations postmarked after June 10 Add Before Care, 7A-9A - Resident $15; Non-Resident $20 Add After Care, 3 – 6P – Resident $25; Non-Resident, $30

 

Basic Drawing & Sketching Camp

Type of Camp: Art

Where: Creve Coeur Community Center, 300 N New Ballas, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Dates: July 8 - 12

Registration Deadline: Register by June 24 to avoid late fees

Cost: $80

Phone: 314-432-3961

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Learn basic drawing and illustration techniques in this beginner class. Students will be introduced to shading, perspective, basic proportion and more! Students will work with assorted photos and magazine clippings. Supplies needed: drawing pad, 3-4 soft lead pencils, pencil sharpener, 12-inch ruler, colored pencils, markers or crayons and black sharpie pens. Ages 7-12, 10 a - 3:30 p $80 per Person - Add $20 late fee for all registrations postmarked after June 24 Add Before Care, 7A-10A - Resident $25; Non-Resident $30 Add After Care, 3:30 – 6P – Resident $20; Non-Resident, $25

 

Red Hot Robots

Type of Camp: Science

Where: Creve Coeur Community Center, 300 N New Ballas, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Dates: July 22 - 26

Registration Deadline: Register by July 8 to avoid late fees

Cost: $250

Phone: 314-432-3961

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Join us for a week of fun with amazing robots! Learn about the uses of robots in our world and spend time experimenting with super cool red-hot robots. Experiment with sound sensing robots, line-tracking robots, amphibious robots and robots that can even play soccer! Discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore things around them. Use your skills to build your very own working robot to take home with you! Ages 7 - 12, 9 a - 3 p $250 per Person - Add $20 late fee for all registrations postmarked after July 8 Add Before Care, 7A-9A - Resident $15; Non-Resident $20 Add After Care, 3 – 6P – Resident $25; Non-Resident, $30

 

Junior Golf Clinic Camp

Type of Camp: Sports

Where: Creve Coeur Golf Club, 11400 Olde Cabin Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Dates: May 29 - 31 OR June 26 - 28 OR July 31 - August 2

Registration Deadline: None

Cost: $70 Resident/$80 Non-Resident

Phone: 314-432-1806

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LPGA Teaching Professional Sabrina Tate brings over 20 years of golf experience to teach campers the fundamentals of golf as well as etiquette and the rules of the game. Campers must have their own clubs (iron, wedge and putter). Camp curriculum includes Chipping & Putting on Day 1, Driving & Approach on Day 2 & 3 holes of play with lunch on Day 3. Ages 7-12 Wednesday-Friday, 10 a - noon

 

Greenways

Type of Camp: Scholastic

Where: 981 Gardenview Office Parkway 981 Gardenview Office, St. Louis, MO 63141

Phone: 314-432-7534

Dates: June-August

Registration Deadline: Open

Cost: $70/hour

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We offer credit recover and ACT test prep

 

60+ Unique Camps Offered

Type of Camp: Something for Everyone

Where: Kirkwood Family YMCA 325 N. Taylor, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Phone: 314-965-9622

Dates: May 28 - Aug. 16

Registration Deadline: One week prior to start date

Cost: $122 and up (varies per camp)

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Our YMCA Summer Day Camps are designed for preschool through teens. Campers will enjoy games, crafts, adventures, weekly field trips while having the opportunity to swim. In our camps, kids will make lasting friendships, create lifelong memories, develop leadership skills and most importantly, learn how to be themselves. Over 60 uniquely themed camps to choose from!

 

Forest Lake Tennis & Swim Club

Type of Camp: Tennis Instruction

Where: Forest Lake Tennis Club 1012 North Woods Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Phone: 314-878-2722

Dates: Meets Monday-Thursday 1-4 p.m., May 28- Aug. 15

Registration Deadline: Monday before the class

Cost: $128

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Tennis instruction and games for ages 6-14. Summer Pass available

 

Andrews Academy Summer Camp

Type of Camp: Sport, Outdoors, Arts & Crafts, Performing Arts, Technology, and Explorers for Kindergarten through First Grade

Where: Andrews Academy 888 North Mason Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63043

Phone: 314-878-1883

Dates: June 3 - Aug. 9

Registration Deadline: Apr-26

Cost: $270 per week

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Andrews Academy Summer Camp is an activity-filled, fun experience tailored to your child’s interests. Our energetic staff has designed our day-camp program to enrich your child’s summer experiences by building skills and self confidence through activities and imaginative play with new friends. We pride ourselves on creating a warm, caring, and fun-filled environment for your child. Our camp program gives you the flexibility to choose from a minimum of two weeks to the full camp experiences of ten weeks. You and your child can choose from our diverse list of activity packages. Our older campers are afforded the opportunity to select up to two packages – one for each five-week session – to broaden their summer experience. Our activity packages are customized to your child’s particular interests which include sports, outdoor recreation, arts and crafts, performing arts, and technology. We've also created a special package with activities customized to our Kindergarten and First Grade campers. No summer experience is complete without swimming, which is why all activity packages include free-swim time in our guarded pool, weather permitting. Camp begins each morning at 9 a.m. and runs through 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For your convenience, our summer camp includes extended daycare, beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. Camp fees include breakfast, lunch, snacks, craft materials, most field trips, and extended daycare. Andrews Academy Summer camp is located in Creve Coeur, west of Highway 270. The camp is situated on a spacious campus with generously shaded playground, access to wooded nature trails, and indoor facilities that allow continuous camp activities during inclement weather.

 

Be Creative

Type of Camp: Arts and Crafts

Where: Abiding Savior Lutheran School 4353 Butler Hill Road, St. Louis, MO 63128

Phone: 314-892-4408

Dates: June 18, 19, 20 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration Deadline: April 19 for $10 Discount, otherwise until full.

Cost: $75 1st child, $70 Sibling

A program of enrichment and enjoyment for children ages 2-9 years old. Each session will include creative art, children's literature, fine and gross motor play, Jesus time, and activities based on the session's theme. Children will be divided by age. Please send lunch from home. We are a peanut free school. Snack and drink will be provided.

 

Night Time Adventures

Type of Camp: Outdoor Activities

Where: Abiding Savior Lutheran School 4353 Butler Hill Road, St. Louis, MO 63128

Phone: 314-892-4408

Dates: July 16, 17, 18; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration Deadline: April 19 for $10 Discount, otherwise until full.

Cost: $75 1st child, $70 Sibling

A program of enrichment and enjoyment for children ages 2-9 years old. Each session will include creative art, children's literature, fine and gross motor play, Jesus time, and activities based on the session's theme which for this camp will include shadows, nocturnal animals, camping and more! Children will be divided by age. Please send lunch from home. We are a peanut free school. Snack and drink will be provided.

 

Camp FunTastic at Green Trails

Type of Camp: Traditional Summer Camp

Where: Green Trails Elementary 170 Portico Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Phone: 314-740-6565 or 314-550-6478

Dates: June 3 - July 12

Registration Deadline: May-23

Cost: $150 week; $120 for week of July 4 or $770 for all 6 weeks

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University City Summer Youth Recreation and Teen Activities Programs

Type of Camp: Variety of Daily Camp Activities for Youth 5-14

Where: Centennial Commons 7210 Olive Blvd., University City, MO 63130

Phone: 314-505-8625

Dates: June 10-Aug. 2

Registration Deadline: May-11

Cost: Residents for eight weeks (fee per child): $460 (ages 5-12)/$540 (ages 11-14); non resident fees slightly higher

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Before and After Camp and Extended Camp Programs are also available (additional fee required). Resident scholarship programs available. For detailed information: http://tinyurl.com/cbd4zb2

 

Sports Skills Program at Green Trails

Type of Camp: Sports Camp

Where: Green Trails Elementary 170 Portico Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Phone: 314-415-8174 or 314-415-8175

Dates: June 3 to July 12

Registration Deadline: May-23

Cost: $150 week; July 4 week $120 all 6 weeks $770

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North Area Sports Camp at Northeast Middle School

Type of Camp: Sports

Where: Parkway Northeast Middle 181 Coeur DeVille Drive, Creve Coeur, MO 63146

Phone: 314-415-8174 or 314-415-8175

Dates: June 3 to June 21

Registration Deadline: May-23

Cost: $75/week

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This half day camp meets from 12:15 to 3:30 for children who have completed grades 2 -6. Bus transportation will be provided from Bellerive and Craig Elementary to Northeast Middle School and has a limit of 75 children.

 

Chesterfield Arts

Type of Camp: Visual Arts

Where: Next to Chesterfield Mall 444 Chesterfield Center, Suite 130, Chesterfield, MO 633017

Phone: 636-519-1955

Dates: June - August

Registration Deadline: August

Cost: $120 - $130

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Let your child unleash their creative side with Chesterfield Arts. We will offer everything from Painting, Drawing, Pottery, Sculpture, Stop Animation, Mixed Media.

 

Toddler Camp

Type of Camp: Toddler

Where: Maryland Heights Centre 2344 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Phone: 314-738-2599

Dates: June 3 through Aug. 9, three-week sessions

Registration Deadline: A week before or until full.

Cost: $72 - $126

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Toddler Camp 3 Weeks Ages 2 - 3 The Maryland Heights Centre is an awesome place for summer fun, learning and adventure. Your child will enjoy indoor messy fun while gaining social skills. Children will also spend time outdoors and with water play. Camp will not meet July 1 - 5. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Age 3 Monday/Wednesday/Friday Session I (1130A) June 3 - June 21 Art Creations Session II (1130B) June 24 - July 19 Little Scientists Session III (1130C) July 22 - Aug. 9 Exploring Books $108/resident $126/non-resident Age 2 Tuesday/Thursday Session I (1130D) June 4 - June 20 Art Creations Session II (1130E) June 25 - July 18 Little Scientists Session III (1130F) July 23 - Aug. 8 Exploring Books $72/resident $84/non-resident

 

Kids Club Summer Camp

Type of Camp: Outdoors

Where: Eise Park Glenview and Bourbon, Maryland Heights , MO 63043

Phone: 314-738-2599

Dates: June 3 through August 9

Registration Deadline: One week before or until full.

Cost: $60 - $140

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Kids Club Summer Camp 2 Weeks Ages 3 - 6 Eise Memorial Park Let your kids be kids this summer at Eise Park, an awesome place for summer fun, learning and adventure. This is a great opportunity for your child to enjoy themed outdoor play while gaining social skills. Children must be fully potty trained to attend this camp. Camp will not meet July 1 - 5. Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - noon Session I (1110A) June 3 - June 14 Wilderness 101 Session II (1110B) June 17 - June 28 Sports of all Sorts Session III (1110C) July 8 - July 19 Animal Planet Session IV (1110D) July 22 - Aug. 2 Surf’s Up $120/resident $140/non-resident Session V Aug. 5 - Aug. 9 $60/resident $70/non-resident

 

Camp Fun Under the Sun

Type of Camp: Sports, Arts and Crafts, Outdoors

Where: Vago Park 2700 Fee Fee Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Phone: 314-738-2599

Dates: June 10 - Aug. 9

Registration Deadline: One week before or until full.

Cost: $82 - $97

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Camp Fun Under the Sun 1 Week Ages 6 - 13 Vago Park Campers will be on the move constantly. Programming includes exciting activities like capture the flag, kickball, soccer, basketball, crafts, games, songs, sports and nature walks. Campers will swim at Aquaport one time per week, weather permitting. Registration closes at 1 p.m. on the Friday prior to the beginning of the next week’s session. If you have last-minute child care needs, you will be able to enroll after Friday at 1 p.m., but there will be an additional $15 fee for staffing and planning purposes. A current Resident Discount Card is required to receive resident rates. Full payment is required at registration. Fees will be adjusted for Session 4. Session 1 (1200A) June 10 - June 14 Registration Deadline: June 7 Session 2 (1200B) June 17 - June 21 Registration Deadline: June 14 Session 3 (1200C) June 24 - June 28 Registration Deadline: June 21 Session 4 (1200D) July 1 - July 5 (4 days) Registration Deadline: June 28 Session 5 (1200E) July 8 - July 12 Registration Deadline: July 5 Session 6 (1200F) July 15 - July 19 Registration Deadline: July 12 Session 7 (1200G) July 22 - July 26 Registration Deadline: July 19 Session 8 (1200H) July 29 - Aug. 2 Registration Deadline: July 26 NEW - Week 9* (1200Q) Aug. 5 - Aug. 9 Registration Deadline: Aug. 2 *Registration limited to 30. Refunds will not be issued once camper has enrolled. Early Bird Savings 10% off in March Discount does not apply to Week 9 of Camp Fun Under the Sun or Theme Camp. Fees $82/week/resident $97/week/non-resident Staff Camp counselors are high school and college students. All staff members have been trained to work with both highenergy and mellow children. Extended Care Our extended AM Care and PM Care programs are a great way to relax, play board games, play on the playground or work on art. Fees must be paid by 1 p.m. the Sunday before the session starts. Fees will not be pro-rated for day-to-day needs. Fees will be adjusted for Session 4 (no camp July 4). AM Care 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. $25/week/resident $29/week/non-resident PM Care 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. $35/week/resident $40/week/non-resident

 

Safety Town

Type of Camp: Safety Camp

Where: Maryland Heights Centre 2344 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Phone: 314-738-2599

Dates: Session I (2105A) June 10 - 21; Session II (2105B) June 24 - July 5; Session III (2105C) July 29 - Aug. 9

Registration Deadline: Open until full

Cost: $34-$44

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Safety Town 2 Weeks Ages 4 - 6 Kids will learn the importance of signals and signs, proper seatbelt use, the dangers of home poisons, using caution with animals, dealing with strangers, home fire safety and more. A Maryland Heights Police Officer conducts each session. Resident registration begins Monday, April 8. Non-residents may enroll beginning Monday, April 22. Call (314) 738-2599 or stop by the Maryland Heights Centre. No class July 4. Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - noon Session I (2105A) June 10 - 21 Session II (2105B) June 24 - July 5 Session III (2105C) July 29 - Aug. 9 $34/resident $44/non-resident

 

Theme Camp

Type of Camp: Theme Camp

Where: Vago Park 2700 Fee Fee Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Phone: 314-738-2599

Dates: June 10 through Aug. 2

Registration Deadline: One week before or until full

Cost: $82 - $97

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Theme Camp 1 Week Ages 6 - 8 Vago Park Spaces are limited in this EXTREMELY popular camp! Deposits will not be accepted to hold spots. Full payment is required at registration. Campers may participate in extended morning and/or afternoon care (see page 7). These fees must be paid by the Sunday prior to the start of camp. Session 4 will be pro-rated. Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. $82/resident $97/non-resident Crafty Creations Campers will explore Vago Park looking for crafty items and make several take-home keepsakes. June 10 - June 14 (1200I) Swords, Transformers, Rangers and More Campers will make swords and create Transformers and Power Rangers to ward off the forces of evil! June 17 - June 21 (1200J) Super Heroes Come help us protect the Metropolis of Maryland Heights while we create our own super heroes to defend against the evil villains. June 24 - June 28 (1200K) Outdoor Adventures Campers will explore Vago Park, learn outdoor skills, take nature walks and make s’mores. July 1 - July 5 (4 days) (1200L) Splish Splash Need we say more? Get ready to get wet! July 8 - July 12 (1200M) Mad Scientist Campers will make secret potions and create robots and fun projects using scientific methods. July 15 - July 19 (1200N) Luau/Jungle Camp This two-part camp is the best of both worlds. We will make grass skirts and jungle vests and work on our Tarzan yell. July 22 - July 26 (1200O) Artapalooza Campers will draw on their creativity while painting, sculpting and thinking “outside the box.” July 29 - Aug. 2 (1200P) Extended Care Our extended AM Care and PM Care programs are a great way to relax, play board games, play on the playground or work on art. Fees must be paid by 1 p.m. the Sunday before the session starts. Fees will not be pro-rated for day-to-day needs. Fees will be adjusted for Session 4 (no camp July 4). AM Care 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. $25/week/resident $29/week/non-resident PM Care 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. $35/week/resident $40/week/non-resident

 

Saint Louis Priory Sports Camps

Type of Camp: Sports

Where: Saint Louis Priory School 500 South Mason Road, St. Louis, MO 63141

Phone: 314-434-3690 ext. 141

Dates: Baseball June 17-21 1:00 pm-3:00 pm, Basketball June 10-14 1:00 pm -3:00 pm, Tennis June 10-13 and June 17-20 7:30 am- 9:30 am, Football June 10-13, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, Beginners Lacrosse June 10-14 9:00 am-11:00 am, Advanced Lacrosse June 17-21 9:00 am-11:00 am, Soccer June 3-7 4:00 pm-6:00pm

Registration Deadline: Jun-1

Cost: Baseball $115, Basketball $115, Tennis $125/session, Football $115, Beginners Lacrosse $115, Advanced Lacrosse $125, Soccer $115

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J Day Camps

Type of Camp: Sports, Swimming, Arts & Specialty

Where: Creve Coeur 2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis , MO 63146

Phone: 314-442-3432

Dates: May 28 - Aug. 9

Registration Deadline: Ongoing

Cost: Varies by camp; many discounts available

Also available in Chesterfield, 16801 Baxter Road, 63005. Campers swim nearly every day and receive Red Cross Swim Instruction. Everyone is welcome at the J!

 

ABC Chefs Cooking Academy Cooking-4-Real Summer Camp

Type of Camp: Cooking Camp for Kids and Teens

Where: Parkway West Middle 2312 Baxter Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Phone: 636-543-8650

Dates: Monday-Thursday (June 3-Aug. 8)

Registration Deadline: Open

Cost: 189

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Campers 6 - 17 will prepare at least 3-4 recipes each day, in addition to learning some relevant history, stories, music, projects, dancing and of course, loads of fun. CAMP COOKING-4-REAL 2013 will explore international and U.S. cuisine, plus a pinch of math, world geography, health, culture, literature, and science.

 

Twellman Soccer Camp

Type of Camp: Sports

Where: Villa Duchesne 801 South Spoede Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

Phone: 636-980-7620

Dates: June 17-20

Registration Deadline: Jun-15

Cost: 90

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Boys and girls grades 1-8... 9-11 a.m. Open to students who will be entering grades K to 8 in Fall 2013. Athletes will need water bottle, shin guards, soccer ball, cleats, sun screen and a snack Twellman Soccer takes pride is offering camps that focus on each player individually and their development and enjoyment.Our focus is always the KIDS.

 

Camp Saul Spielberg

Type of Camp: Pre-school Camp

Where: United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141

Phone: 314-434-3404

Dates: June 3 - July 26

Registration Deadline: 15-May

Cost: Starting at $353 per session

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Our camp days are packed with a variety of activities – music, Hebrew, movement, science & nature, storytelling, cooking, art, playground activities, swimming, water play, and more. Each week has a different theme that incorporates a variety of activities. The children entering kindergarten have fun in a camp atmosphere with more challenging activities designed for their age level.

 

Camp Ramot Amoona

Type of Camp: Jewish Day Camp

Where: Congregation B'nai Amoona, 324 South Mason Road, Creve Couer, MO 63141

Dates: June 10-Aug. 2

Registration Deadline: 1-May

Cost: See website

Phone: 314-576-9990

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Our camp includes: Swimming lessons, arts and crafts, field trips, overnights, nature experiences, sports, dance, cooking and so much more!

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