The Explore St. Louis Summer Camp (ESSC)was a huge success. We want to thank our many Community Partners that providing programming, events, activities, STEM, and fun to our campers. ESSC applications will open up on May 1, 2023 and camp will run from June 3, 2023 to August 4, 2023. We can't wait to see your campers next summer!
ESSC serves co-ed campers, ages 5-13, and is a day camp. We are open from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, weekly fee is $200.00. DVN: 002829863. Before Care (BC) is from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM. After Care (AC) is from 4:00 pm to 6:00 PM. The weekly fee is $130 per week for both BC/AC or $65 for either BC or AC per week. The ESSC Enrollment Applications will open up on May 1, 2023. Only the first 60 applications will be accepted. We will keep the applications open just in case we have an opening. All parents/guardians must attend the virtual orientation. Please click here to fill out the application. Remember, one application per camper.
ESSC, provides underserved campers the opportunity to explore St. Louis through different attractions, shows, exhibits, programs, activities, community events, and other places outside of their neighborhoods. We are excited to provide underserved campers with tutoring/mentoring, Arts & Crafts, S.T.E.M activities, financial literacy., DIY projects, computer enhancement skills, nutritional and health education, painting, cooking classes, swimming, and of course tutoring. Breakfast and lunches are provided, so no need to pack a lunch.
For the 2023 summer, we are excited to bring this program to your children. For more information, please check back at a later date. We also have our camp information on BluePrint4Summer.
ESSC also partners with the Summer Youth Employment Program that employs youth. This program is to support the youth in both St. Louis County and St. Louis City. For students wanting employment, please sign up early to secure your spot for employment. Click for both St. Louis County/City
STEM activities with Challenger Learning Center St. Louis
STEM - Lego Robotics with Maryville University
STEM activities with Cleenger Learning Center St. Louis