Summer Camps

CAMP PLUS


Kids will be supervised at play during this extended day. Gym shoes are required in the gym (no cleats).
Same dates and location as each camp (where noted). 
Mon. - Fri., 7:30-10 a.m. AND/OR 3-5:30 p.m.
Fee: $30 (before OR after); $60 (before AND after)

SPORTS AND MORE CAMP


Sports, arts and crafts, games and many more healthy exercise options! Campers will swim daily, so don't forget your swimsuit, towel and sunscreen. Participants should bring a nonperishable lunch daily and meet in the Rec Complex gym. Are you a working parent who needs to get your children to camp early or have them stay later? See Camp Plus.
Ages 5-12
May 30 - June 2
Tues. - Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
WG Rec Complex
Fee: Res $65; Non-Res $72

KINDER CAMP


Come have a great time with us as we do age-appropriate activities in this HALF-day camp. We’ll play games, sing songs, take nature walks, talk about safety, make crafts, eat snacks and have a few other surprises. Get your kids prepared for Camp Webegee, and don’t miss out on this week of fun! All participants will receive a T-shirt.
Ages 3-5
May 30 – June 2
Tues. - Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
Larson Park Pavilion
Fee: Res $50; Non-Res $55

SAFETY CAMP


Could your children be safer at home, school and play? This camp teaches young children how to be safer through songs, coloring books, movies and other activities. Topics include Summer, Pedestrian, Water and Fire Safety (including a trip to the WG firehouse); Safety on Wheels; Stranger Awareness; and what to do if he/she gets lost. Children should bring a sack lunch and drink. Junior counselors ages 12 and older are needed; apply at The Rec.)
Ages 4-6
Session I: June 5-9
Session II: June 12-16

Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Recreation Complex gym
Fee: Res $83; Non-Res $91

CIRCUS STARS CAMP


Walk on stilts! Ride a unicycle! Balance on a rolla bolla board! These are just a few of the exciting skills you'll learn in Circus Stars Camp. You'll learn juggling, plate spinning, clown acts, animal balloons, and much more! Plus we are introducing some brand new juggling and balancing skills this year. Camp culminates with the students performing an amazing circus for their family and friends. See Camp Plus.
Ages 6-12
May 30 - June 2
Tues. - Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WG Rec Complex
Fee: Res $165; Non-Res $175

BRITISH SOCCER CAMPS


Challenger Sports' British Soccer Camps are the most popular soccer camps in the country and based on one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada. Our experienced staff study the game at all levels, and we have identified the key techniques and skills that your players need to master to reach their true potential. With programs for each age, the curriculum includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a mini tournament. Players also learn about our core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership. Register at www.challengersports.com by May 5 to receive a free replica soccer jersey!

FIRST KICKS


A unique and creative program that introduces very young players to the basics of soccer, ensuring kids learn how to kick the ball, dribble the ball, stop the ball and play with teammates. All of this development is achieved through fun games and imaginative themes in a positive, energetic and magical environment for the kids. Register today and receive a free British Soccer Camp T-shirt and soccer ball!
Ages 3-4
June 19 - 23
Mon. – Fri., 9-10 a.m.
Memorial Soccer Field
Fee: Res/Non-Res $100
*Please note: registration for this program takes place online at www.challengersports.com (locate “Camps:Summer” tab located at the top of the page.)

HALF DAY SOCCER CAMP


This session features Challenger's 1,000 touches curriculum: individual foot skills, fakes, moves and turns, freestyle soccer, dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, heading, tackling, defending, and the camp world cup! Register today and receive a free British Soccer Camp T-shirt and soccer ball!
Ages 7-14
June 19 - 23
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
Memorial Soccer Field
Fee: Res/Non-Res $154
Golden Goal is a bonus camp that runs 1-3 p.m., Mon. - Thurs., for an additional $50 that includes added training and a supervised lunch break.
*Please note: registration for this program takes place online at www.challengersports.com (locate “Camps:Summer” tab located at the top of the page.)

SECRET AGENT LAB


The Mad Science Agent Camp is a fun journey into the world of detection, spy science, and forensics. Over the course of four days, campers will experience all kinds of cool science and take home a scientific project each day. 
Ages 5-11
July 3 - 7 (excluding July 4)
Tues. - Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WG Rec Complex
Fee: Res $219; Non-Res $225

OZZIE SMITH’S SPORTS ACADEMY CAMPS


Ozzie Smith Sports Academy camps, appropriate for girls and boys, are instructed by quality ex-professional and/or current ex-collegiate players. Instructor-to-participant ratio is kept at approximately 1:10. Communication skills and motivation of each athlete are stressed, with positive instruction at a low cost. Youth receive a T-shirt, certificate, written evaluation, tips from the pros flier and a $10 gift certificate for camps, lessons or parties at Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. Participants are divided by age and skill level. Youth should bring a lunch, water bottle, glove and bat for baseball/softball camp and soccer ball for soccer camp daily. * If you child is in Before and After Club, please drop your child off at the front desk of the Rec Center. If your child is not in Before or After Club, please drop your child off at the Memorial Park ball fields.

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL CAMP


This baseball/softball camp offers detailed instruction in hitting, pitching, infield, outfield and base running. There are drills in the morning, scrimmages and specialty drills in the afternoon. Boys and girls should bring a glove, nonperishable lunch and water bottle daily. Before and After Club is available; see Sports and More Plus for times and fees.
Ages 6-16
May 30 – June 2
Tues. - Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Memorial Park field near Hixson School; Before and After Club meets at the Rec Complex
Fee: Res/Non-Res $159 ($149 by April 15)

OZZIE’S ALL STAR MINIHITTERS


The basic fundamentals of baseball/softball will be covered with emphasis on FUN in a structured environment. This is an excellent introduction to the sport in a fun and energetic camp setting.
Ages 4-6
May 30 – June 2
Tues. - Fri., 10-11:30 a.m.
Memorial Park field near Hixson School
Fee: Res/Non-Res $79 ($69 by April 15)

OZZIE SMITH SOCCER/BASKETBALL CAMP


This quality camp offers instruction in soccer skills (shooting, passing, containment, foot skills, heading, trapping, and daily scrimmaging) and basketball techniques (shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding and defense). Bring a nonperishable lunch and a water bottle daily. Before and After Club is available; see Sports and More Plus for times and fees.
Ages 6-16
Aug. 7 - 10
Mon. - Thurs., 10 am-3 p.m.
Memorial Park (for soccer) / Recreation Complex (for basketball)
*Before and After Club meets at the Recreation Complex
Fee: Res/Non-Res $159 ($149 by April 15)

OZZIE’S ALL STAR MINIKICKSTERS AND MINIHOOPSTERS


The basic fundamentals of soccer or basketball will be covered with emphasis on FUN in a structured environment. This is an excellent introduction to the sport in a fun and energetic camp setting.
Ages 4-6
Aug. 7 - 10
Mon. - Thurs.
Mini-Kicksters: 10-11:30 a.m.
Mini-Hoopsters: 1-2:30 p.m.
Memorial Park field (for soccer) / Recreation Complex (for basketball)
Fee: Res/Non-Res $79 ($69 if by April 15)

SOCCER GOALKEEPER TRAINING


Keepers, refine your skills! Training is for all levels of keepers and is limited to eight athletes per session. Through fun and fulfilling training sessions and goalkeeper games, goalkeepers will be led to excel. Keeper training is led by Coach Jason Norsic of STLGoalies LLC, who has the Advanced National Goalkeeper Trainers License (top license in the USA) has trained goalkeepers for over ten years. The goalkeeper is the quarterback of the team and needs special attention to meet all the demands and constantly placed on the position. For more information, visit www.STLGoalies.com
Session I: April 3- 25
Session II: May 1- 23
Session III: July 10- Aug. 1
Ages 6-11, Mon., 6-7:30pm
Ages 12 and older, Tues., 6-7:30pm
Fee: Res $80; Non-Res $85
Larson Park by the Tennis Courts

OUTER LIMITS CAMP


Webster and several other municipalities are working together to bring you this outdoor adventure camp! Each day, campers will be transported from the Kirkwood Community Center to Camp Wyman in Eureka. Highlights of the week include the 40-foot-high challenge course, zip line, and tree climbing with a professional tree climber on a 100-foot oak tree. We will also spend some time fishing, canoeing, practicing our archery skills and so much more! Wyman provides highly skilled and trained facilitators to lead these activities on its 300-acre property. Campers will be returned to the Kirkwood Community Center at 4 p.m.
Ages 11-15
Aug. 7-11
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Pick up from Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer
Fee: Res/Non-Res $275
Please note: registration for this program takes place through the Ballwin Parks and Recreation Department at #1 Ballwin Commons Circle, or online at www.ballwin.mo.us (locate “Online Registration” bar on the right side of webpage). The schedule of activities is subject to change in case of inclement weather.

PERFORMING ARTS CAMP


Drama and art team up for this fun fine arts camp. Youth receive basic instruction in creative dramatics, scripting, beginning improvisation, set design and construction using various arts and crafts media. Camp is directed by Bill Sharpe, MA in theater from the University of Michigan and instructor/founder of the Webster Groves Youth Theatre and The Stage Company. All projects will come together in a play for participants' families on Friday evening (youth must have completed kindergarten).
Ages 6-8, 9-12
Aug. 7-11
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m.-noon
Blackburn Park Main Pavilion
Fee: Res $60; Non-Res $65

MAGICAL MYSTERY CAMP


What do you get when you combine theater and magic into one camp? Introducing...Magical Mystery Camp! Kids will learn new magic tricks each day, often treating their parents to a nightly show! Campers will weave their tricks in to a mystery show, which they wil lcreate and perform the last day for their families! In learning magic, theater, and improve, kids will develop their presentation skills and confidence, having a lot of fun in the process! See Camp Plus.
Ages 6-12
Aug. 7 - 11
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
WG Rec Complex
Fee: $195; Non-Res $205


AQUA POOL CAMP

 
Join us as we jump around to different pools in our area! This week-long camp will consist of a field trip to a different Aquatic Center every day. We will be visiting the following pools throughout the week: The Pavilion (St. Louis County), Sunset Hills, Ballwin, Manchester and Fenton (River Chase). Your child will not want to miss out on this fun adventure! See Camp Plus for extended day. 
Ages 8-15
Aug. 7 - 11
Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
WG Rec Complex
Fee: $85; Non-Res $93