What is August Days?

 August Days is a two-week summer camp for underprivileged children from the Youth and Family Center in downtown St. Louis.

 Forty JBS students entering grades 9-12 who act as counselors under the leadership of senior leaders. For two weeks in July, campers and counselors spend the day in crafts, games, activities, simple fellowship and several field-trips which supplement the activities at JBS.


Senior leaders 2016:
Michael Ziegler, Izzy Bascom-Anderson,
Christopher Herbosa & Morgan Lindsey

When is August days in 2017 ?

In 2017, August Days runs from July 10th-July 21st.


Who is August Days?

Acombination of JBS students, faculty sponsor and leaders from the Youth and Family Center make up the highly motivated August Days staff. JBS students starting in ninth grade can join August Days. Students in grades 9-12 act as full-time counselors to the children; they spend the majority of their time monitoring and participating in activities all the while creating a welcoming and safe environment for the campers.

Join Us!

  • Will you be in ninth grade or higher in the upcoming academic year?
  • Would you like to make a life-long impression on a child's childhood?
  • Does playing football, dodge ball and swimming for two weeks sound awesome?
  • No prior experience is necessary.
  • JOIN the August Days staff in JULY and do all of these and more!



  SENIORS 2016