Registration is open for our 2017 Summer Camps! See the “Policies and Parent Handbook” for answers to frequently asked questions about our summer camp programs.
Thanks to the generosity of Blueprint 4 Summer STL, we have scholarship funding available for those in need of financial assistance. Click here to complete our scholarship application. Full or partial scholarships may be awarded, based on financial need.
Our 2017 Summer camp schedule is as follows:
|May 30 – 31||9am-12pm||Kirkwood||Jurassic Brick Land||K-4||$60|
|June 1-2||9am-12pm||Kirkwood||Galaxy Far Away||K-4||$60|
|June 12-16||9am-12pm||Kirkwood||EV3 Advanced Robotics||5-8||$195|
|June 13-14||1pm-4pm||Kirkwood||Avengers Challenge||K-4||$60|
|June 15-16||1pm-4pm||Kirkwood||Mining and Crafting||K-4||$60|
|June 19-23||1pm-4pm||Kirkwood||Jr. Robotics||K-4||$150|
|June 26-30||8:30am-11:30am||The Lodge Des Peres||Poket Brick Monsters||K-4||*$180-$150|
|July 5-7||1pm-4pm||Kirkwood||Bat League: Heroes and Villains||K-4||$80|
|July 10-14||9am-12pm***||The Center of Clayton||Jr. Robotics||K-4||$140|
|July 10-14||1pm-4pm***||The Center of Clayton||Brick City Engineers||K-4||$140|
|July 17-21||1pm-4pm||Kirkwood||Brick City Engineers||K-4||$140|
|July 24-28||8:30am-11:30am***||The Lodge Des Peres||Bat League: Heroes and Villains||K-4||*$180-$150|
|July 24-28||12:30pm-3:30pm***||The Lodge Des Peres||Motorized Machines and Remote Control Mania||K-4||*$180-$150|
|July 31-August 2||9am-12pm***||The Heights||Mining and Crafting||K-4||$81|
|August 3-4||9am-12pm***||The Heights||Wizards and Wands||K-4||$63|
|July 31-August 4||1pm-4pm***||The Heights||Motorized Machines and Remote Control Mania||K-4||$137|
|***Supervised lunch hour available if attending both morning and afternoon sessions|
|*$180 for non residents / $158 for residents / $150 for members of The Lodge|
2017 Summer Camp Locations
Bricks 4 Kidz Kirkwood Location
Christ Community Lutheran School (across the street from the Magic House)
110 West Woodbine Ave.
Kirkwood, Mo 63122
Register online here.
The Lodge Des Peres
1050 Des Peres Rd.
Des Peres, MO 63131
Register by calling the Lodge Des Peres, or online here. (Online registration available March 1st for programs at The Lodge).
8001 Dale Ave.
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
Register by calling The Heights or online by clicking here.
The Center of Clayton
60 Gay Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105
Register online by clicking here.
“Galaxy Far Away” Space Camp
Join us on an adventurous journey through space! Build the Redstone Rocket to blast through the atmosphere into a realm that is truly out of this world. Travel back in time to build NASA’s Gemini Capsule. Trust your astronaut’s building skills to pilot a spacecraft that will bring you back to Earth safely. We’ll build motorized models that represent spacecraft from Star Wars too! Come experience this stellar journey to a galaxy far away! This camp is for students in grades K through 4th. Each camper takes home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc.
Jr. Robotics Camp
How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Bricks 4 Kidz® Junior Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! LEGO Education’s WeDo is a drag-and-drop, icon-based software that introduces kids to the world of wireless computer programming and robotics. This will equip children with the experiences they need to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. WeDo software allows your child to bring our proprietary Bricks 4 Kidz® models to life. This fun, action-packed camp combines practical technology skills with endless fun for kids! All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc. For students in grades K through 4th.
Jurassic Brick Land Camp
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage…you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! Campers will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T.Rex, and more. We’ll learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period, and other extinct, prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during that era and millions of years later. Show us your building skills using our specialized project kits! Come learn, build and play at Jurassic Brick Land camp! This camp is for students in grades K through 4th. All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc.
Mining and Crafting Camp
Minecraft is a game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine. At night, monsters come out, make sure to build a shelter before that happens. Experience the world for Minecraft with LEGO bricks in this fun summer camp. Campers will start by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using LEGO bricks. Campers will face new challenges each day, building models and crafting key elements from the popular Minecraft game. Grades K-4. All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc.
EV3 Mindstorms Advanced Robotics Camp
Bricks 4 Kidz Mindstorms Advanced Robotics introduces students to real-life robotic technology using the new LEGO Mindstorms EV3. Students experiment in teams to build robots and write programs that challenge them to find creative solutions to problems. Students will learn to use an array of sensors, motors, and intelligent units to design robots that accomplish various tasks. We’ll build all new models this year. This camp is a fun and challenging introduction to the world of robotics for the advanced LEGO enthusiast. All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc. Grades 5-8.
Bat League: Heroes and Villains Camp
Enter the dark city where a dangerous jokester and other evil villains wreak havoc. Thankfully there is a bat hero who comes out each night to fight against these evil-doers! The good guys will ride into action as campers build motorized models of the bat hero’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek Cycle. But keep the bat light searching for the evil jokester’s motorized low rider vehicle cruising through the city streets as well. Send the bat hero swinging on his grappling hook technic model from one skyscraper to the next as he fights crime with his trusty super sidekick. Campers will use their imaginations, building skills and crime-fighting passion in this thrilling camp of bat heroes and villains! All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc. For kids in grades K through 4.
Pocket Brick Monsters Camp
Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon®! Capture wild Pokémon® creatures and train them for battle. Improve your accuracy and power as you learn new moves and use special abilities. Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poké Balls, and more. Show off your skills as you battle for power in your journey through the Pokémon® universe. Do you have what it takes to become a Pokémon® Master? For grades K-4th. All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc.
Brick City Engineers Camp
Enter the dark city where a dangerous jokester and other evil villains wreak havoc. Thankfully there is a bat hero who comes out each night to fight against these evil-doers! Let’s build a CITY! There are many different types of engineering jobs, and building is one of the most fun! What would a city be without the architects and engineers who come up with the ideas, plans and building skills to make it all come together? Campers will put their engineering and architecture skills to work as they build city themed models using LEGO® Bricks. The sky’s the limit when campers are challenged to use their own ideas and skills to build a skyscraper taller than their heads! They’ll have a blast using custom-built cars to move the people of the city all around town – brick by brick! What an accomplishment to be able to proudly exclaim “We built this BRICK City!” All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc. For kids in grades K through 4.
Motorized Machines and Remote Control Mania Camp
Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting camp! Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO® wireless remote controls. Each day, campers will use fascinating and challenging LEGO®components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines and more. As they enjoy the fun of building, campers will understand the basic working principles of many ingenious devices that are part of our everyday lives. Campers will also learn how to magnify, diminish and redirect force to move objects at different speeds and in different directions. This camp is loads of fun and learning for budding builders. All campers take home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc. For kids in grades K through 4.
Wizards and Wands Camp
Explore the wizarding world of Harry Potter with this all-new camp. Build a motorized LEGO quidditch player, stir up your LEGO cauldron, or recreate Harry and his favorite owl. Muggles and wizards alike are welcome to join us for some magical LEGO fun! For students in grades K through 4th. Each camper takes home a Bricks 4 Kidz flying disc.