Workshops, Volunteering, and More

Summer Camps/Workshops:
Discover Science Day Camp (FREE!) - 11/12th Grades:  https://www.missouriwestern.edu/discoverscience/
MWSU Artscape (Grades 3-10):  https://www.missouriwestern.edu/artscape/
MO S&T Camps (Several available for all ages): http://futurestudents.mst.edu/summercamps/
Scholars/Gifted Camps (Several available for all ages; must meet criteria): https://dese.mo.gov/quality-schools/gifted-education/summer-opportunities
Children's Sports Academies (Ages 8-10; Ages 11-12): https://www.missouriwestern.edu/hper/childrens-lifetime-sports-academy/
MU Summer Programs (Various programs; all ages):  https://musis1.missouri.edu/precollege/summer_program.cfm
UMKC School of Medicine Scholars program (Current 10th & 11th Grade): http://med.umkc.edu/summerscholars/
YMCA Summer Camp St. Joseph (Day and Overnight Camps; ages 5 and up): http://stjoymca.org/summer-camp/
STEM Camps at Science City (Ages 6-12): http://www.unionstation.org/sciencecity/summercamp
KU STEM Camps for grades 5-8: https://cstem.ku.edu/stem-summer-camps

Volunteer Opportunities:
United Way (can connect you with several organizations!): http://www.stjosephunitedway.org/volunteer-center
St. Joseph Youth Alliance Youth Corps http://www.yvcstjoseph.org/index.html
Noyes Home for Children: http://noyeshome.org/get-involved/

Local Museums:
St. Joseph Museums (Glore Psychiatric Museum, St. Joseph Museum) http://stjosephmuseum.org/museums/
Pony Express Museum http://ponyexpress.org/
Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art http://albrecht-kemper.org/

Outdoor Adventures
St. Joseph, MO Walking/Biking Trails (paved): http://www.stjomo.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/bike-map.pdf
St. Joseph, MO Mountain Bike Trails (dirt - these are challenging!): https://www.mtbproject.com/directory/8008933/st-joseph
Katy Trail Biking Trails (Central Missouri, graveled): http://www.bikekatytrail.com/
(If you want to know about specific trails, ask Mrs. Arney.  You might even see her on the trails this summer!)

Pick your own fresh fruit (fun for all ages)!  Schweitzer's Orchard, 5455 SE State Rt FF, St. Joseph, MO  64507  http://www.schweizerorchards.com/Schweizer_Orchards/Welcome.html

Krug Park, 3500 St. Joseph Ave, St. Joseph, MO  64505 (park, catch & release fish, hiking, off-road bike trails and more!)
St. Joseph YMCA North Handicap Accessible Park, 3601 N. Village Dr., St. Joseph, MO  64506
Bartlett Park, 3100 Monterey St., St. Joseph, MO  64507


Miscellaneous Activities:



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