Summer Fun: a Listing of O’Fallon Area Camps and Programs from the Youth Services Department

Ms. Becky from the youth services department has put together an extensive list of O’Fallon Area Camps and Programs. Also, our library Summer Reading Program, “Read Beyond the Beaten Path,” runs from May 29 – July 30. There will be art, science, animals, dinosaurs, and more!

O’Fallon Area Camps and Programs

O’Fallon YMCA  –  The O’Fallon YMCA is providing a variety of programs this summer featuring arts, nature, sports, swimming, and more. There are camps for children ages 3-12 with a Counselor-in-Training program for youth 13-16. The camps run from May 31 – August 13. Click HERE for more information.

McKendree MetroRecPlex  –  The Metro Rec Plex is offering a lot of fun experiences for kids this summer – Animals, STEAM Lab, Art camp, Spy camp, and more! Camps start on June 10 for kids ages 5-13. Click HERE for more information.

O’Fallon Parks & Recreation  –  O’Fallon Parks and Rec has camp programs throughout the summer for all ages. Their camps will provide endless hours of games, art, sports, field trips, swimming, and many other exciting activities. Camps start June 1 for kids ages 3-13. Click HERE for more information.

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Tye-Dyed Iguana – Tye-Dyed Iguana offers a one-week summer camp in house! They will spend five days in our store doing crafts and learning about animals.  They will also receive a Tye-Dyed Iguana T-shirt that the entire class will Tie-Dye during one of their afternoons.  Summer camp is for Kindergarten – 6th grade. Click HERE for more information.

Metro East Golf Academy – Summer camps are designed for kids entering 1st through 9th grade. During the camp kids will hit balls on the driving range, chip, putt, receive on-course instruction, and learn about golf etiquette. One-week camps start June 6. Click HERE for more information.

Elite FT Soccer and Fitness Camps – Elite FT Soccer camps are available for preschool through high school. Located in and around the O’Fallon area these camps provide training for all playing levels. Click HERE for more information.

First Lego League Camps – Each summer, the Robo Raiders offer half-day, week-long camps for students entering 2nd-8th grades.  They use Lego robot kits to teach the basics of programming, core values, problem-solving, and provide students with a showcase at the end of the week. Click HERE for more information.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – SIUE offers a variety of summer camps. Students of all ages can explore academics and the arts this summer. Browse the lists of available camps, and check back regularly for the latest additions. Click HERE for more information.  

Camp Invention – A confidence-boosting STEM summer camp where kids build creative inventions and lasting friendships. Led by certified local educators, their camps offer new and exciting hands-on activities every year. Click HERE for more information.

Sylvan Learning STEM Camps – Either online or in-person at their center in O’Fallon, they offer innovative camps for elementary and middle school students that are sure to motivate, inspire and encourage creativity. Kids just love them! Click HERE for more information

Sky Camp – Sky Zone in Fairview Heights is offering an exciting camp this year for kids ages 6-12. Jump all day, create crafts and make memories that will last. Click HERE to learn more.

Paintball Summer Camp – Located in Millstadt, IL, this summer camp is intended for 10 to 16-year-olds. While the camps are focused on paintball, their main goal is to let kids be kids and HAVE FUN! Click HERE and scroll to the middle of the page for more information.

O’Fallon District 90 – The school district provides hands-on, active learning experiences for kids of all ages throughout the summer. Learn more HERE


Summer Fun In and Around St. Louis


Endangered Wolf Camp  –  Spend your summer in the wild! Learn about Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves, swift foxes, fennec foxes, African painted dogs, and more from local animal experts and ambassadors. This year’s program will be a Virtual Blend for preschool, elementary, and teens. Click HERE to learn more

Upper Limits Rock Climbing Camp  –  Our camps are designed to provide life-long lessons about perseverance, problem-solving, and other important values all through the sport of rock climbing. Camps run for five days with an option for a morning or full-day session. Camps are available for ages 7-14. Click HERE for more information

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St. Louis Zoo Youth Camp  –  The zoo provides camps for kids from preschool – 8th grade. This year they are providing Virtual camps with unique opportunities for learning from home and in-person experiences for small groups. More information and registration will be available on April 19. Click HERE  to see their Youth Camp page.

Circus Harmony Summer Camp – Held at the City Museum this camp is a great combination of creativity, physicality, and fun for ages 7-12. Camps start on June 7. Click HERE for more information.

Camp Magic House  –  The Magic House hosts summer camps for kids ages 5-11. Children can explore STEAM concepts such as art, science, and engineering starting on June 6. Click HERE for more information.

Mad Science St. Louis – Mad Science is offering full-day and half-day science experiences this summer all over the metro-east area. Each camp gives children a solid scientific foundation that goes beyond the classroom, through hands-on activities and spectacular demonstrations. Click HERE to learn more about where and when these camps are offered.

Challenger Learning Center – Working remotely is nothing new for NASA. This summer’s Virtual Camps will provide campers with hands-on engineering experience with robotics and drones. Click HERE for more information.

St. Louis University – SLU is offering some amazing virtual learning classes for students in preschool through high school including art, acting, technology, aviation, and medical. Click HERE for more information.

Metro Theater Company – Metro Theater Company is back for another summer of virtual fun—with more camp options than ever before! Whether it’s playing with sculpture, storytelling, and song at Creative Arts Camp or learning how to audition for a play at Grand Theater Camp, MTC’s professional teaching artists bring fun and growth through the arts to campers of all ages. Click HERE for more information.

Sherwood Forest Camp – Sherwood Forest serves children from low-income households and underserved communities in Missouri and Illinois, who live at or below the federal poverty line. By balancing traditional camp adventures with evidence-based programs that reinforce and support school-year learning, Sherwood Forest connects with, educates, and inspires the youth of St. Louis. Learn more HERE.

Laumeier Art Camp – Experience the trails, woodlands, and green spaces of Laumeier Sculpture Park’s beautiful 105-acre campus and get creative in their engaging education spaces. Art experiences for elementary and teens. Click HERE to learn more.

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