Butterfly Dreams

State Pageant

Butterfly Dreams is a nonprofit organization which provides an opportunity for girls, women, boys and men with significant intellectual disabilities/developmental delays to participate in both an annual pageant and numerous yearly activities promoting the event. Our goal is to give every participant their moment to stand in the spotlight, showcase their abilities and not be defined by their disabilities. Our Mission: To provide opportunities for individuals with significant intellectual and/or developmental disabilities to learn life skills and build pride in a nurturing environment.

Service Area: Missouri-Wide
Program Type: Performing Arts, Social Groups & Family Support
Ages Served: All Ages
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Specialized

Tips to Find a Camp or Program

Use these handy guides to help you in the search for a program that best meets your needs:
Recreation Council’s Summer Camp and Program Tips 2021
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Camp Guide

Call the Recreation Council to talk to your Area Coordinator

Service Area: Missouri-Wide, St. Charles County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Agencies/Organizations, Arts, Day Camps, Horseback Riding, Martial Arts, Gymnastics, Music, Overnight Camps, Performing Arts, Recreation, Social Groups & Family Support, Sports & Fitness, Technology, Travel & Outdoor Adventures
Ages Served: Adults, All Ages, Pre-School, Teens, Youth
Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Not Applicable

Peggy Welker – St. Louis County – 314-726-6044 ext: 103
Carol Callahan – St. Charles County – 314-726-6044 ext: 104
Mindy Davis – St. Louis City – 314-726-6044 ext: 105

Spark/AMT Dance Therapy & Movement

a program of DK Dance Productions

Spark / AMT is a dance therapy program based on the principles of Autism Movement Therapy for children who struggle with motor coordination, social, speech, and behavioral skills. It consists of warm up, short routines, movement, and games with therapeutic benefits.  In addition to the program instructor, the class is staffed with volunteers to assist hands-on to enhance learning and a positive experience in the program.

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

12350 Old Halls Ferry Rd
Florissant MO 63033

Opera Theatre St Louis

Opera On The Go!

Introduce children to the magic of opera with Opera on the GO!  This program combines live performance with engaging workshops on stage makeup, lighting design, and singing. Sensory friendly performances occur annually.

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

Sally S. Levy Opera Center
210 Hazel Avenue
St Louis MO 63119

www.opera-stl.org

Abra-Kid-Abra

Circus, Magic, and Comedy Camps

We strive to make Abra-Kid-Abra one of the most fun summer camps St. Louis children can have. When you are learning magic, circus, balloon twisting, comedy, how can you help but have fun.  Abra-Kid-Abra day camps are for designed youth ages 6-12 years with some topical classes for youth up to 14. See our schedule for details.

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

803 Lafayette Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Williams Temple - Neighborhood Outreach Center

After school programs, summer day camps

Summer camps and after school programs for youth.

Service Area: St. Louis City
Program Type: Day Camps, Performing Arts
Ages Served: Teens, Youth
Season: Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

5325 Dr Martin Luther King Drive St. Louis, MO 63112

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

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

COCA, Creative Arts

Arts, Dance, Theater

COCA provides meaningful arts experiences for youth and adults in our own studio and through community outreach programs. We nurture the artistic and creative potential through classes in art & design, dance, fitness, theatre, and voice. We pride ourselves on offering some of the most creative Spring & Summer Arts Camps for youth ages 3-18.

Service Area: St. Louis City, St. Louis County
Program Type: Arts, Day Camps, Performing Arts
Ages Served: Adults, Teens, Youth
Season: Summer, Year Round
Inclusive Specialized or Both: Inclusive

524 Trinity Ave St. Louis, MO 63130