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Empowering Unique Learners

2024 Miriam Summer Camp FUNdamentals

Specialty summer camps for children who learn differently.

Miriam School and Learning Center provides campers entering grades K-8 with fun opportunities to maintain or improve reading, writing, speech, and social/emotional skills in our specialty summer camps.  Small groups, research-based interventions, and certified/licensed professionals ensure campers receive the individualized instruction and attention they need to improve self-confidence and build skills.  Miriam helps students with or without disabilities learn and grow.

NEW CAMPERS APPLY HEREReturning Campers & Current Miriam School Students apply here

Camp Themes

June Session (3 Weeks)

Hidden Treasures

June 10-28, 2024  |  No Camp June 19
Entering Grades K-8

Open up your mind and see what treasures nature hides in the jungle, our national parks, and other undeveloped land. You may find an extinct animal, a weird looking plant, or a gross bug that makes you shiver. Satisfying your curiosity is the best treasure ever!

July Session (3 Weeks)

Around the World in 15 Days

July 8-26, 2024
Entering Grades K-8

Take an imaginary ride on a magical hot air balloon to far-away and exotic lands. Explore and experience different cultures, foods, and historic sites of places you want to visit.  Your five senses will be amazed. 

Camp Descriptions

Mix and match one or two camps per session to make a half or full-day camp experience.  Morning sessions run from 8:00am-11:00am and afternoon sessions operate from 12:00pm-3:00pm. Campers participate in a supervised lunch from 11:00am to noon when they attend a morning and afternoon camp in the same session. Not every camp is offered each session. Refer to the camp schedule below before choosing a camp.

Academic Skill Building Camps

Therapeutic Instruction Camps

Social & Emotional Skills Camps

Small Group Enrichment Camp

Camp Schedule

June Session

Hidden Treasures (3 Weeks)

June 10-28 (No camp June 19)
Webster Groves Campus
501 Bacon Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119

July Session

Around the World in 15 Days (3 Weeks)

July 8-26
Webster Groves Campus
501 Bacon Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119

How to Apply 

Entrance Criteria

Miriam Learning Center camps serve children without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and gender. All applicants must meet the following entrance criteria for any camp; campers must be independent with toileting, feeding, and clothing maintenance, free of toileting accidents, void of violent or eloping behaviors, able to communicate at a sentence level, and benefit from services within camp ratios. Acceptance is also contingent upon a camper’s ability to learn material and strategies within our intensive, two/three week format.

First-time Campers

Please complete a summer camp application.  New campers MUST provide an evaluation report or report card and an IEP (if they have one) at the time of the application.  We will also get feedback from your child's teacher(s). Once we have received all of the documents, camp staff will contact you.  All new campers will meet with camp staff for approximately 20 minutes before acceptance.

new campers apply here

Returning Campers and current Miriam School K-8 students

Please complete this application to specify your camp/session selection(s).

Returning Campers & current Miriam School students apply here

Financial Aid
Limited needs-based scholarships are available for the July session only on a first come, first served basis for families with an Adjusted Gross Income of less than $80,000.  Click on the scholarship link below to apply.  Families must include financial documentation to begin the financial aid assessment process.  Miriam is a Department of Mental Health and Regional Center vendor and accepts EMAP funds for select summer camps.

financial aid application
Possible Community Resources to Help Fund Summer Camp
Some community resources may help fund Miriam summer camps. Families may contact the following agencies to see if they have funding and if their child will qualify.

- Special Education Foundation (
- Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis (

Payment/Refund Policy
A $250 deposit per camp is due when a camper is accepted. The remainder of camp fees are due by April 30, 2024 and we provide no refunds after this date. Fees not paid in full may result in the loss of a camper's placement.  Due to small camp ratios, we do not allow switching camps or sessions after April 30.   

Camp Locations
Webster Grove Campus: Miriam Lower/Middle School, 501 Bacon Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119

Are you interested in other services this summer?

Miriam has private virtual and in person services by appointment for ages 2-18.

  • Individual tutoring
  • Physical therapy and evaluations
  • Speech/language therapy and evaluations
  • Occupational therapy and evaluations
  • Psycho-educational evaluations
  • Psychological evaluations
  • Comprehensive autism evaluations
  • Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs)
  • Counseling

Call 314-961-1500 with questions or to schedule private services.