Summer Camps



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: Res/Non-Res $40; $80 for both


Embark on an around-the-world cultural adventure - explore far-off places and learn about the people who live there, from the Americas to the Ivory Coast, from the cosmopolitan to the countryside. Experiment with Crayola® products, while trying art techniques developed by local artists and artisans. Make a different masterpiece each day, including a dot art canvas, a mini Pakistani bus, a mud art painting on fabric, and an imperial Russian egg! Bring the unique creations home and build a globally-inspired art gallery.

Ages 5-12
July 27-31
Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fee: Res $284; Non-Res $289

Children will discover how to send secret messages using special codes, explore their environment, and find out how science can help us to protect our planet. Your Junior Mad Scientist will learn how Newton's laws are at work in their favorite sports and join the ranks of space scientists examining the mysteries of the solar system!
Ages 5-12
June 29 - July 2 (excluding July 3)
Mon. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fee: Res/Non-Res $225


Webster and several other municipalities are working together to bring you this outdoor adventure camp! Climb 100’ tall oak trees, zip lines, practice archery, and much more at Camp Wyman with their highly-trained facilitators. Bus pick up will be at The Lodge in Des Peres at 9:15 a.m. Camper will return to The Lodge at 3:45 p.m. Please pack a non-perishable lunch and water bottled daily.

Ages 11-15

July 27 - 31

Mon. - Fri., 9:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Fee: Res/Non-Res $290

Please note: registration for this program takes place through The Lodge at 1050 Des Peres Rd. or online at


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 6-12

Aug. 10 - 14

Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. - Noon

Blackburn Park Main Pavilion

Fee: Res $66; Non-Res $73


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 when lost. Junior counselors ages 12 and older are needed; apply at The Rec. Please pack a non-perishable lunch and water bottle daily.

Ages 4‑6

Aug. 10 - 14

Mon. - Fri., 9 a.m. – Noon OR 1 - 4 p.m.

Recreation Complex Gym

Fee: Res $85; Non-Res $93

If you are between the ages of 12-15 and would like to be a Junior Counselor for Safety Camp, click the link below to apply: 

Safety Camp Junior Counselor Application