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Legacy Summer Camp

Ladue School District’s NEW Legacy Summer Camp will focus on a variety of engaging, fun, and creative hands-on activities for students.

Ladue Legacy Summer CampIf your child is entering grades 6-9 and full of energy, this is the camp for them!

Students will have an opportunity to explore a passion project and participate in adventurous excursions.

There are two, one-week sessions. Each session will cost $250* per student. *Financial need-based scholarships are available. For information, please email Site Director Mark Biernbaum at

Students will need to bring their own lunch and a water bottle, however, complimentary snack items will be provided as part of the session fee.

Launch Program

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8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Sign up for a Launch summer enrichment course today!

  • Elementary Catalog —Elementary school students enrolled in Launch’s enrichment courses are offered instruction 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (includes 6 live hours of instruction, 1 lunch break & 2 recess breaks daily). Course instruction includes whole group meetings, scheduled group instruction with teachers and independent work time focused on the course’s theme and content.
  • Launch Into Coding – Elementary Learning Academy — Students enrolled in the Launch into Coding elementary academy are offered 3 hours of instruction and work time per day, Monday–Friday. Hours include whole group meetings and scheduled group instruction with teachers, plus independent work time with adaptive software. Launch teachers work with families to determine schedules.
  • Middle School Catalog: Themed Summer Enrichment Courses — Middle school enrichment courses are designed to keep students engaged and learning in topics of their interest during the summer months. Students may select as many as two courses for a total of 6 hours of daily teacher-supported programming.

View the Launch flyer to learn more about the program.

Camp Invention

In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), Ladue Schools is pleased to offer the nationally acclaimed Camp Invention® program to children entering K through 6th grade.  This exciting, weeklong summer adventure provides opportunities for open-ended exploration of science, technology, engineering, and more! Children rotate through a variety of hands-on activities each day while collaborating with friends to think creatively and invent their own solutions to real-world challenges.

The camp will take place from June 6-10, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Fifth Grade Center, 10900 Ladue Rd., St. Louis, MO 63141. The 2022 program lineup is all new, so whether your child is a new or returning camper, they are in for an amazing week full of new discoveries and a-ha moments. 

Get additional information about Camp Invention and register your child(ren).

If you have questions regarding the district’s Summer Programs, please contact Dr. Derrick Wallace, Director of Student Services at 314-983-5314.

Ladue Adacemic Summer School Programs

Ladue School District Summer Enrichment Programs (July 5-29, 2022)
An invitation and details will be shared with eligible families.

LEAP (K through 5th Grade)
The Learn Explore Achieve Practice (LEAP) Summer Academy for students entering grades K-5, is a free summer program for students currently attending Ladue Schools. Students are invited to attend this program based on literacy achievement by a teacher, counselor, or principal.

LMS Summer Academy
The Summer Academy is a free summer program for students currently attending Ladue Middle School and entering grades 6-8.  Students are invited to attend this program based on math and literacy achievement.

Summer Academy seeks to enhance student connections and feelings of success in school. The curriculum will focus on strengthening skills in reading,  STEM, working in groups, and movement activities.

High School Online Credit Recovery Summer Program
The Ladue School District’s Online High School Credit Recovery Program is available to incoming 10th-12th grade students who have received an “F” in a core course or graduation requirement.  The courses are offered at no charge to students residing in the Ladue School District and registration occurs through a high school counselor.

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