Family Partnership Parent and Caregiver Retreat

MO Dept. of Health & Senior Services

Annual Family Partnership Parent and Caregiver Retreat is usually held in the fall and is designed to educate and support the needs of families with special needs. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis so register early. Click on “Calendar of Events” for conference information

Service Area: Missouri-Wide
Program Type: Overnight Camps
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Louis/St. Charles Rep: Pat Fox, 314-409-7915
pat.fox@health.mo.gov

State: PO Box 570, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
www,health.mo.gov/living/families

Behavior Intervention Services

Behavior Intervention Services provides a variety of services to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities that reside in Missouri and Illinois. Our agency, founded in 2004, has grown to serve hundreds of individuals in the St. Louis and surrounding areas.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

2644 Metro Blvd
Maryland Heights MO 63043

St. Louis Rock Music School

Music Lessons, Rock Band & Music Day Camps

STL Rock School (formerly Dave Simon’s Rock School) has re-imagined the way that we teach music so you or your child will love to play. By using a combination of modern music and traditional music theory, you’ll learn using the music that you love. There’s no reason to pull teeth – you can learn music theory from any genre of music!

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Performing Arts
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

1305 Baur Blvd St. Louis, MO 63132

Premier Martial Arts

Premier Martial Arts

At Premier Martial Arts, we believe that all children are special, capable of greatness and we seek to provide our students with the skills they need to be exceptional. Premier Martial Arts strives to not only transform your child’s work-ethic, instill discipline and respect, but also works to boost their self-confidence and help them become physically active and mentally fit.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Martial Arts, Gymnastics
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

Different Dynamics

Music Therapy, Adaptive Music

Different Dynamics provides music programming, serving families with children ages 3-5, youth ages 6-21 and adults ages 21+, who have a special need and a love of music. The team at Different Dynamics brings meaningful experiences with music to people with special needs. They focus on each person’s strengths and help them grow.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Performing Arts
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Webster University, Community Music School

Music Lessons & Music Day Camps

The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) has offered outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in the St. Louis area and beyond since its founding in 1925.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Performing Arts
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Summer, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

535 Garden Ave Webster Groves, MO 63119

Swim Theory

Individualized Swimming Lessons

Swim Theory offers small group classes, private lessons, and semi-private lessons for all ages and ability levels. They teach proper swim technique and evaluate strokes using a mounted camera system.

Service Area: St. Charles County
Program Type: Recreation, Sports & Fitness
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

50 Algana Ct.
St. Peters, Missouri 63376

Inclusive Outdoor Classes and Programs

Missouri Department of Conservation

The MDC manages state outdoor recreation areas and offers free educational programs for all age groups on topics like fishing, wildlife, plants, hunting, birds, conservation and more. We operate a number of our conservation and education centers in the metro St. Louis area to share our love of nature and the great outdoors.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Recreation, Travel & Outdoor Adventures
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

Throughout Missouri

American Camp Association

Camp Advisor and Resource Center

ACA offers expert advice from camp professionals on camp selection, readiness, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families. ACA helps you find the right camp for every child.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Overnight Camps
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Summer
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Both

All over the country

Family Advocacy & Community Training (FACT)

Family Support Services / People First Self-Advocacy

The FACT Family Support program is designed to help families who have a child with a disability as they manage life’s challenges. A Parent Support Partner visits you at home and give you emotional and practical support to help you access community services such as health care, special education, recreation, housing, caretakers, employment and finances, and more.  For adults with disabilities, FACT supports People First, a national organization that is run by, and for, people who have a developmental disability. Members of People First are empowered to self-advocate so that they can affect positive change at all levels of society.

Service Area: St. Charles County, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

St. Charles & St. Louis County