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Academic Programs International (API) High School All - Study Abroad API offers comprehensive study, intern, and community service programs abroad in Europe, Latin America, and Southeast Asia for high school and gap year studentswww.apiabroad.com
Academy of Science St. Louis Middle School & High School Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Junior Academy of Science members are 6th – 12th grade public, home and private school students from the Greater St. Louis Region. Generous community support provides many special events and hands-on workshops in many areas of interest, including medicine, computers, robotics, ecology and zoology, at no extra cost to Junior Academy of Science members.
ACES WorkshopHigh School Entering 10, 11, 12 grade or freshman in collegeHealth SciencesThe workshop, Anatomy Centered Education and Science (A.C.E.S.), educates students on physical anatomy and body systems, along with health, wellness and prevention information through hands-on and lecture presentations in an engaging format that enhances and stimulates students’ interest in careers within the health field. Physicians and professionals from various medical specialties provide programs in their areas of expertise using auditorium presentations, hands-on laboratory experiences and group interactions.

Students will receive a certificate of completion after completing the workshop.
Action Quest Middle School & High School All - Leadership Skills ActionQuest offers incredible educational summer experiences for teens. For over 40 years, AQ has consistently delivered high-quality international leadership, sailing, scuba, community service and marine biology programs. Through hands-on learning and adventure travel throughout the world, we have successfully ignited the inherent leadership skills within thousands of young adults.https://www.actionquest.com/
Aerospace CampAge 10-13Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Prepare to blast off for three fun-filled days on the Missouri S&T campus. Experience aeronautics and space flight from a ground-up perspective, as you learn about the history of flight, astronomy and space exploration. Your three days will be filled with computer simulations, interactive teamwork activities and practical hands-on experiences.http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/aerospace-camp/
Art ClassesPre-K to AdultArts, A/V Technology and CommunicationsWe offer an array of classes throughout the year, including pottery wheel, watercolor, acrylic painting, drawing, and “theme” classes which focus on specific subjects like landscapes or music or animals.www.artunleashed.org
ArtscopeElementaryArts, A/V Technology and CommunicationsA crazy fun art camp inside Tower Grove Park! You’ll make friends, play games, and get creative with local artists from St. Louis!https://www.artscopestl.org/creative-programs/
Blue Print 4 Summer All All Blueprint4SummerSTL was designed to be an easy-to-use mobile app that connects ALL St. Louis-area kids to summer learning opportunities. Blueprint4SummerSTL was built with the generous support and partnership of community leaders and organizations who want to help St. Louis-area kids succeed. That’s the plan. Blueprint4SummerSTL – where to plan 4 fun!https://stl.blueprint4summer.com/
Bricks 4 Kidz (Legos & Robotics) Elementary & Middle School Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Bricks 4 Kidz offers LEGO camps and Robotics day camps in multiple locations.https://www.bricks4kidz.com/missouri-ballwin-chesterfield/
Burr Oak Camp Elementary All Energetic counselors, talented teachers, provide swimming, sports, arts/crafts, and woodworking opportunities. Hot lunches provided/extended day available. Held at John Burroughs and Community School.https://sites.google.com/site/burroakcamp/
COCA - Center of Creative ArtsAll AgesArts, A/V Technology
and Communications
We offer classes in art & design, dance, early childhood, fitness, theatre, and voice. Our classes are taught by our faculty who are distinguished arts educators in their fields.http://www.cocastl.org/
Coding 4 YouthElementary, Middle School & High SchoolGrades 3-12Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
An online learning organizaiton specializing in teaching computer programming to youth. Classes are scheduled throughout the year. https://www.coding4youth.org/
Cub Creek Science CampMiddle School & High School Health SciencesCub Creek Science Camp is the only residential summer camp in the US with a private, hands-on zoo! 300 animals make up our animal family and include lemurs, wallabies, parrots, foxes, sloths, lizards, and many more! Our campers enjoy incredible encounters with our animals and can participate in a range of activities based off their interests! Those campers who have future plans of being a veterinarian can take our Jr. Vet course: a week long course that goes into the tasks of every veterinarian! Camp's most popular activity is called Adopt an Animal. For a whole week, campers spend a part of their day caring for, learning about, and befriending an animal of their choosing.http://www.mosciencecamp.com/
Cyberminer CampRising 11-12 GradersScience, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Campers who love working with computers and digital technologies will learn about information visualization and big data, compete in an AI challenge, build and program robots, and so much more!http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/cyberminer-camp/
Eco Adventure Grades 5-8Agriculture, Food and Natural ResourcesEco Adventure Day Camp is a one-to-three day educational adventure open to students entering 5th-8th grades. Explore the outdoors in scenic Calhoun County with staff from the Center for American Archeology and McCully Heritage Project, and learn how people have interacted with the natural world and its resources since prehistoric times.https://www.caa-archeology.org/programs/eco-adventure-day-camp/
Explosives CampRising 11 & 12 Graders (Must be 16 years old)Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
The program comprises a variety of lectures, demonstrations, handling and shooting of explosives, field trips and projects, and culminates in the setup and shooting of a fireworks display. It will encompass detonators, high explosives, blasting agents, rock blasting, display fireworks and demolition. You will have a behind-the-scenes look at how explosives are used in industry and entertainment. But the number one thing that you will do at the Summer Explosives Camp is have fun!http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/explosives-camp/
Fashion Intensive High School Age 16-18 Arts, A/V Technology
and Communications
Spend a week completely immersed in design at the Saint Louis Fashion Incubator. Participants will experience the process of fashion design from start to finish during this intensive course where they will create effective mood boards, design garments, create and cut patterns and fabrics and sew muslin prototypes using a variety of machine techniques. Participants also have the opportunity to network with Saint Louis Fashion Incubator designers and hone valuable portfolio presentation techniques. This is an opportunity to gain access to the many areas of the fashion industry right in the historic St. Louis garment district.http://www.cocastl.org/event/fashion-intensive/
Formula SAE Electric Car CampRising 10, 11, 12 gradersScience, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
This week-long residential camp will give you the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of Electric Vehicles and the Formula SAE competition. We aim to help you gain some insight of what being on a collegiate design team is like.http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/formula-sae-electric-car-camp/
Gifted Resource Council K-8 Gifted Summer Camps in St. Louis for Gifted Students https://www.giftedresourcecouncil.org/index.php/summer-academies/
GriffinHack at Fontbonne UniversityHigh School
Information Technology
An all-day hackathon competition for teams of high school students. We’re looking for creative thinkers and students who are excited about app design.https://www.fontbonne.edu/academics/departments/mathematics-and-computer-science-department/griffinhack-at-fontbonne-university/
HERLeadHigh School Girls All The HERlead Fellowship is open to young women through a series of forums, grants and relationship-building opportunities with peers and influential women leaders from various backgrounds, HERlead provides intimate mentorship moments, customized leadership training and valuable skills and tools to inspire young women to realize their leadership potential and change the world.https://herlead.vitalvoices.org/
Innocentive High School & BeyondCompetition Use your skills and experience to solve InnoCentive Challenges and win cash awards.

Anyone can join our Solver network of 380,000+ diverse and creative minds. We provide a steady supply of Challenges from a wide array of disciplines for you to tackle, requiring anything from a short outline of your solution to a prototype.
Inspiring Girls High School (Girls 15-17 years old)Agriculture, Food, and Natural ResourcesInspiring Girls Expeditions leads unique, FREE, wilderness science education programs for high school girls. Each summer a team of 8-9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 12 days exploring and learning about glaciers and the alpine landscape or fjord in which the expedition is based. They conduct scientific field studies with our team of professional glaciologists, ecologists, mountain guides, and artists.
JazzU Program Middle School & High School
Arts, A/V Technology
and Communications
The JazzU Big Band is Jazz St. Louis’s first foray into creating an all-star student big band. Students audition for the JazzU program each spring, which this year attracted more than 130 to the auditions. From that 130, 54 were accepted into the larger program.The JazzU Big Band represents the top 17 students in the JazzU program and is led by Jazz St. Louis’s Director of Education and Community Engagement, Phil Dunlap.https://jazzstl.org/2017/10/10/jazzu-big-band/
Junior Achievement K-12 Grade
Management &
Our programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-gstlouis/programs
Massachuesetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Research Science InstituteHigh School Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Each summer, 80 of the world’s most accomplished high school students gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Research Science Institute (RSI). RSI is the first cost-free to students, summer science & engineering program to combine on-campus course work in scientific theory with off-campus work in science and technology research. The five week research internship where students conduct individual projects under the tutelage of mentors who are experienced scientists and researchers.https://www.cee.org/research-science-institute
Missouri Botanical Gardens Learn & Discover All AgesAgriculture, Food, and Natural ResourcesTo deliver exemplary, experience-based education that increases understanding, appreciation and conservation of plants and the natural world, and inspires people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to think and act in sustainable ways.http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/learn-discover.aspx
Missouri Science & Technology EcoGirlRising 11 & 12 Grade GirlsScience, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
This live-in week long camp provides an opportunity to explore career options that help society while protecting the environment. Attendees live together in a residential hall, meet current female student leaders and professors, participate in team projects and field trips, and explore the science and engineering behind a green environment.http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summer-camps/eco-girl/
MU Summer Opportunities Grades 6-12Multiple Do you enjoy doing your own scientific research? Do you have an interest in veterinary or human biology? What about getting your hands dirty and helping the planet through environmental sciences? Maybe you fancy yourself an artist, musician or even a five-star chef. At Mizzou, we have camps and academies related to all kinds of fun and fascinating stuff. Come hang out with the Tigers this summer, fill your brain and have a blast.https://musis1.missouri.edu/precollege/summer_program.cfm
National Youth Leadership Forum High School Health SciencesNational Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Medicine is your chance to step into the shoes (and scrubs) of a physician and gain transformational medical school and career knowledge. Discover the right path for your future through fun and interactive curriculum that will allow you to test your personal and academic strengths in true-to-life simulations and hands-on clinical training, while you gain the confidence needed to give yourself a leg up on your future.
Ranken Summer Adventure AcademiesGrades 7-12Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Check out Ranken’s Summer Adventure Academies for rising middle and high school students! Students get fun, hands-on experiences with technology, and learn about career paths in technical industries.

The academies are held in July at Ranken’s St. Louis and Wentzville locations. Each program encourages students to design, create, think and work through hands-on activities. Over the course of their program, students complete a project and often get to take home their unique creations.
St. Louis Community College – Center for Plant & Life Sciences Education Outreach
HS Teacher Science, Technology, Engineering and MathematicsOffer education outreach life science labs/activities as:
€ In-class sessions onsite at high schools (one activity per visit, with up to two sessions)
€ Workshops at our BRDG Park (1005 N. Warson Road, 63132) location) – Transportation provided by school.
€ Workshops at our STLCC-Florissant Valley Campus (3400 Pershall Rd, 63135) – Transportation provided by school.
St. Louis Keeper for a Day Third Grade - Ninth GradeAgriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Have you ever wanted to be a zookeeper? Do you have a passion for animals? If so, join a Children's Zoo keeper for a day of zoo-keeping! You will work side by side with a keeper and learn to care for a variety of animals. You will prepare diets in the Children’s Zoo kitchen and help our keepers feed some of the animals. You will learn to handle a small mammal, bird or reptile and then present the animal to Children's Zoo visitors, describing that animal’s natural history and sharing some fun facts
St. Louis Zoo Engineer for a Day Age 7 to Adult Science, Technology, Engineering and MathematicsCome aboard and learn to be a Zooline Railroad engineer! Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a part of one of the top attractions at the Saint Louis Zoo. Participants will:

Tour the Zooline Railroad maintenance shed, helping an engineer with daily morning activities
Participate in daily train safety checks with an engineer
Ride with an engineer on the locomotive*, blowing the whistle and ringing the bell
Tear tickets at the railroad stations and help passengers board the train
Help announce a narrated tour on the train (optional)
St. Louis Zoo Camp KangarooGrade 1-6Agriculture, Food and Natural ResourcesExplore the Zoo with caring counselors and new friends, meet the animals and learn amazing things at Camp KangaZoo!
St. Louis Zoo Teen CampGrade 7-9 Agriculture, Food and Natural ResourcesTeen Camp combines all of the best aspects of camp - fun, friends, music, crafts, skits, live animal encounters and awesome counselors - with more in-depth information about Zoo animals and conservation, and a special field experience!https://www.stlzoo.org/education/programsforindividualsfami/campprograms/teencamp
St. Louis Zoo Career Camp Grades 5-6Agriculture, Food and Natural ResourcesZookeepers aren’t the only ones working at the Saint Louis Zoo! Come join us for an exciting four days as we explore the many exciting careers offered here and learn how the departments work together to make the Zoo an amazing place for fun and conservation.https://www.stlzoo.org/education/programsforindividualsfami/campprograms/specialty-camps
St. Lous Zoo Junior Zoologist CampGrades 5-7Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Zoologists are life scientists who study animals. In this four-day class, we will focus on different animal groups, make observations and discoveries in the classroom and outdoors, learn and practice a variety of research methods for studying animals, and discuss career options.https://www.stlzoo.org/education/programsforindividualsfami/campprograms/specialty-camps
St. Louis Zoo Juior Marnie Biologist Camp Grades 5-8Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Dive in to learn about the wonders of our oceans and its inhabitants. In this four-day program, students will explore the ocean through scientific techniques, iPads, microscopes, and animal dissection.https://www.stlzoo.org/education/programsforindividualsfami/campprograms/specialty-camps
St. Louis Zoo Senior Marnie Biologist CampGrades 7-9 Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
In this four-day program, we will dive deeper into the world of marine biology by exploring the connections between people and the ocean’s resources, taxonomic groups, performing more dissections, and focusing on symbiotic relationships of the aquatic world. This program is recommended for participants who have taken Junior Marine Biologist in previous years.https://www.stlzoo.org/education/programsforindividualsfami/campprograms/specialty-camps
St. Louis Zoo Conservation CampGrades 9-12Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
In this four-day specialty camp, students will practice hands-on field techniques, work with Zoo professionals, and learn how to be involved and engage others in conservation action. Explore the science, technology and engineering needed to make zoo conservation successful here and around the world.https://www.stlzoo.org/education/programsforindividualsfami/campprograms/specialty-camps
Summer Opportunities Fair - Sponsored by John Burroughs, MICDS, and WhitfieldK-12 GradeGeneral The Summer Opportunities Fair is a great way to help St. Louis families make informed decisions with regard to finding the camp or program that best suits your child.

Representatives from camps, clubs, learning centers, outdoor educational programs, summer schools, athletic camps, tutorial services, travel programs, advanced education programs, dance schools, art camps, and many more will be on hand to provide previews of summertime experiences that can have a positive impact on your child. Some of these camps are local. Others are national or international.
Tyme Machine1-8 GradeSTEMYear round courses focusing on STEM with development of Critical Thinking, Building, Electronics, Problem Solving and Growth Mindsethttps://www.tymemachine.org/classes/technology?p=winter1
UMSL Acappellooza SummerGrades 9-12Arts, A/V Technology and CommunicationsAcappellooza Summer is an a cappella music summer camp held at UMSL for students in grades 9-12. For four days students will be immersed in singing led by some of the world’s most prominent names in a cappella music, including members of the internationally renowned Ambassadors of Harmony and Dr. Jim Henry, Head of Choral Studies at UMSL.https://music.umsl.edu/summercamps/acappellooza-summer.html
UMSL STAR ProgramStudents and Teachers As Research Scientists (STARS) is a six-week program that runs from the second week of June through the third week in July. Applications are accepted in March and are limited to students currently in their junior year residing in the Greater St. Louis or Metro East area. Application packages are not accepted prior to the March application period.

During this six-week summer program, students and teachers do research within a community of investigators under the supervision of a practicing research mentor. Through student-mentor partnerships, student participants apply various problem-solving strategies to independent research projects, write a 15-20 page technical report, and orally present their results in a seminar format. Teachers prepare a detailed lesson and accompanying teacher guide based on the learning cycle instructional strategy relating to the use of the laboratory information from their research experience.
UMSL Summer Keyboard CampGrade 7-12 & Community College StudentsArts, A/V Technology and Communications This week will involve a variety of master classes, private lessons (piano, organ, and harpsichord), faculty performances, discussions, and recital performance opportunities.https://music.umsl.edu/summercamps/keyboard-camp.html
Volunteen NationAges 10-17General A database of volunteer opportunities is searchable by interest, location and age restriction. And there is no other volunteer opportunity search engine like it on the web.http://www.volunteennation.org/
Washington University High School Scholars ProgramGrade 10 or 11General Through our High School Summer Scholars Program, students have the opportunity to enroll in courses for credit and study alongside undergraduates. Students select from a broad range of stimulating introductory courses in the humanities, math, sciences, and social sciences. https://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/scholars
Washington University High School Summer InstitutuesGrade 9-11MultipleHigh School Summer Institutes combine traditional undergraduate class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities in order for students to gain valuable academic and career experience. Institutes are divided into morning and afternoon sessions that include assigned readings, daily assignments, and a final project. High School Summer Institutes are noncredit, undergraduate-level academic programs--not summer camps. Chooose from several different options: Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, Humanities: Politics and the Arts, Leadership, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Medical, Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Psychology (PNP) https://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/institutes
Washington University Mini Medical School High School Age 15 & UpHealth SciencesMini-Medical School sessions include students age 15 and up from a variety of backgrounds: police officers, high school students, executives, stay-at-home moms, attorneys, teachers, artists and bankers. Due to the continuing popularity of the program, Mini-Medical School I is now offered twice a year, and Mini-Medical Schools II and III are offered annually.https://minimed.wustl.edu/
Washington Unviersity Middle School Summer ChallengeMiddle School Grade 6-8General Our Middle School Summer Challenge program is designed to expand students' critical thinking skills in an exciting and innovative environment. During this two-week program, students enroll in one morning course and one afternoon course specifically designed to build on their strong academic foundation. Course topics include math, history, science, leadership, philosophy, foreign language, and writing. All courses are noncredit. https://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/middle-school-summer-challenge
Washington Unviersity Summer Focus High School Apply in 11th gradeScience, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics
Summer Focus provides outstanding high school students with funded research internships at the Washington University Medical Center. Each students is paired with two graduate students, the mentor and the tutor. The mentor provides one-on-one guidance on a specific project as the student gains laboratory skills, while the tutor prepares the student for their research experience. http://ysp.wustl.edu/SummerFocus.php
Youth ApprenticeshipsHigh School Industrial &
Youth apprenticeships allow students the opportunity to earn a paycheck while participating in a structured combination of school-based and work-based learning. The program addresses the dual role of preparing students for a rewarding and lucrative career while also providing Missouri with a highly skilled, technologically competitive workforce.https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/moyouth-apprenticeship-howitworks-flyer11-17.pdf
Discovery Learning ProgramHigh School STEMExplore a new career. Gain digital skills. Find pathways to success. Now free, right in your community.

LaunchCode’s Discovery program is designed to introduce you to computer programming, and help you develop the fundamental skills necessary to pursue a career in the tech industry.
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