Parker Weigle will spend his fifth summer as a camp counselor before starting medical school in the fall.Photo courtesy St. Charles Community College.
As more families look for opportunities to continue their children’s education during the summer months, many local summer camps meet this need by hiring counselors with impressive resumes. Parker Weigle, a 2014 graduate of St. Louis Priory High School and a soon-to-be graduate of Drury University, will return to St. Charles Community College for his fifth year as a counselor at College for All Kids before starting medical school at Saint Louis University in the fall.
Keep teens active this summer with fun programs like Recreational Tree Climbing at Indian Camp Creek.Photo courtesy St. Charles County Parks.
While there’s no harm in sleeping in and enjoying a few lazy days, summer is also a great time to get out and try new things. If your teen is looking for a productive way to spend summer, or you’re looking for a way to nudge your teen in the right direction, here are a few ideas to consider:
Babaloo returns to St. Charles City-County Library this summer.Photo courtesy St. Charles City-County Library District.
With local libraries offering great prizes, entertainment, guest speakers and special events, summer reading programs are a fun way to motivate kids to keep reading when school’s out. Find out what’s happening at your local library:
Miss Kelly's Gym is a local, family-owned gymnastics and fitness facility for boys and girls ages 10 months–12 years. Miss Kelly’s offer gymnastics, dance and sport skills classes as well as children's birthday parties, parents’ night out, kids’ camps and open gym.