Winter Camp at Miss Kelly's Gym
Kids can burn off energy while learning and playing with friends at Miss Kelly's Gym in Creve Coeur. Gymnastics camp is available Dec. 21-30, and it's open to potty-trained kids ages 3 and up. Get the details.
Elite FT Holiday Camp at The Sports Academy
For a winter break that's sure to earn points with your kids, register for Elite FT's Annual Holiday Camp at The Sports Academy in Glen Carbon, Illinois, Dec. 27-29. This soccer camp is packed with fun and games for kids ages 6 to 14 and also provides a great training opportunity for tournaments. Get the details.
Balls-N-Strikes Winter Camp
Help your little slugger get ready for spring with Ball-N-Strikes Winter Camp Dec. 27-28 and Dec. 29-30 in Ballwin. Kids ages kindergarten through fifth grade can practice hitting, pitching, fielding, catching, speed and agility. Get the details.
Children ages 7 to 21 living with Cerebral Palsy can improve their fitness, strength and balance through basketball, baseball, martial arts, dance and soccer with help from pediatric therapists at Camp Independence, presented by St. Louis Children's Hospital. Camp Independence meets Dec. 28-30 at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex. Get the details.
Team Central Gymnastics Camp
Aspiring gymnasts ages 5 to 12 will flip for this camp, which includes gymnastics, obstacle courses, creative arts and more. Camp will be offered 8 a.m.-5 p.m. beginning Dec. 26. Get the details.
For a COOL winter break, hit the ice at Greensfelder Recreation Complex at this two-day camp, which will be offered Dec. 20 and 27. Kids ages 6 to 12 will enjoy ice skating, crafts and games. Get the details.
Winter Science Blast at the Saint Louis Science Center
Kids in first through fifth grades can learn about sound, color and light, animals, physics and outer space during Winter Science Blast Camps at the Saint Louis Science Center. Kids will participate in hands-on activities and projects and enjoy the center's exhibits, shows and galleries. Camps are offered Dec. 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28 and 29. Get the details.
Art and music camps
Art Camps at Artscope
Spend the day at Artscope creating art, telling stories, making music, playing games and exploring Tower Grove Park. Daily art camps like Festivus, Winter Solstice and Candyland will be offered Dec. 22-23, 26-30 and Jan. 2-3. Get the details.
Camp at School of Rock
Learn a variety of rock instruments during a two-day camp for beginners ages 6 through 10 Dec. 27-29. No musical experience is required. School of Rock camp is located in Ballwin. Get the details.
Nature and the outdoors
Wild Winter Camp at Wildlife Rescue Center
Get outdoors and look for evidence of animal activity on the grounds of the Wildlife Rescue Center in Ballwin. Make winter crafts and frozen ornaments for the birds and get a behind-the-scenes look at the animal care areas. This one-day camp on Dec. 29 is for kids in first through fourth grades. Get the details.
Winter Camp at YMCA Camp Lakewood
Winter Camp at Camp Lakewood offers all the fun of summer camp — but in winter! Kids ages 7 through 17 can tackle the climbing tower, learn archery, warm up next to a campfire and more Dec. 27-30. Get the details.
Other camps of interest
Winter Break Camp in St. Charles
Children ages 6 to 14 are invited to Blanchette Park for hands-on activities, cooking and special guest appearances at Winter Break Camp Dec. 27-30. Get the details.
RiverChase offers Holi-Day Camp for children of all ages. Campers will participate in holiday crafts and games and escape the winter temperatures in the indoor pool. Camps are offered Dec. 21-23 and Dec. 26-30. Get the details.
Winter Break Camp at the JCC
Kids can make a splash at Winter Break Camp at the Jewish Community Center in Chesterfield and Creve Coeur. Campers swim, cook, create art, play sports and more at this fun camp, which meets Dec. 22-23, and Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2-6 (note that dates for the January camps vary by location). Get the details.
Editorial Assistant Tyne Benesek contributed to this article.
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