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Summer at SLU to Offer More Than 80 Camps


While warm weather seems months away, Summer At SLU is already gearing up to welcome future Billikens to more than 80 K-12 camps and academies that will take place on campus from late May through early August.

Future Billikens learn about nutrition through a culinary summar camp offered by Summer at SLU. SLU photo

Future Billikens learn about nutrition through a culinary summer camp offered by Summer at SLU. SLU photo

Since 2012, Summer at SLU has grown from 23 to more than 80 programs, bringing nearly 4,000 students, from kindergarten to eighth grade, to campus each summer.

SLU’s summer programs have been honored as Top 20 summer programs by Blueprint4Summer, an organization operated by the Clark-Fox Family Foundation that helps connect local families with summer programming throughout the St. Louis region.

Summer camp registration is now open.

Explore Summer Fun at SLU

This year’s summer programming features more than 10 new offerings, including a Spanish Language Immersion Camp, Cyber Camp, Geospatial Data Science, Little Veterinarian School, Little Scholars World of Wizards and Mad Science: Underground Explorers.

Other one-of-a-kind 2020 offerings include Grand Theater Camp in partnership with Metro Theater Company, St. Louis String Summit in collaboration with the St. Louis String Collective, and a variety of engineering, medicine, fine arts and sports programs.

“We are anticipating our best summer yet,” Troy Hargrove, director of the Summer-Winter Office and associate dean in the School for Professional Studies, said.

The 2020 camp and academy listings can be found on the Summer At SLU website.

Summer At SLU, located within the Summer-Winter Office at Saint Louis University, aims to provide exceptional summer camps and academies to K-12 students in the St. Louis region and beyond. Programs offered include athletic camps such as soccer, basketball and swimming as well as academic camps such as theater, creative writing, engineering, medicine and technology.