Get ready for this ALL NEW FULL DAY camp featuring some of our most popular Community Ed activities. This is sure to be the best week of summer as you experience new adventures and fun each day!
Here's how SummerBlast works:
- Choose from five convenient pick-up/drop-off locations (choose one location for the entire week): Blevins Elementary, Crestview Middle, Parkway South Middle, Parkway West Middle, or Stanton Elementary.
- Drop-off time is between 7-8 a.m. each day. Pick-up time is between 4:00-5:30 p.m. Staff will provide supervised activities during pick-up and drop-off times.
- Following drop-off, campers will be off to a new adventure each day (either on-site or they will be bused to their program location for the day). The schedule of activities will vary by day depending on pick-up/drop-off location, but all campers will experience all activities throughout the week. View the schedule here.
- You must register for the entire week (registration per day is not possible).
- Campers will need to bring a sack lunch and water bottle each day (snacks provided).
Grades 1-6 | July 30-August 3 | $229 | Online registration is now closed
Important Information for Participants
Daily Sign In and Out Process
Please ring the doorbell and enter through the assigned door of the building at your drop-off location (see Pickup/Drop Off Site maps on left) You will need to sign you child in and out each day. Photo ID will be required when picking up your child at the end of the day.
Peanut/tree nut free snacks will be provided twice daily during Summerblast programs. If your child has allergies, you are welcome to send a pre-packaged snack with them each day.
Please pack a sack lunch each day. We are unable to heat up and/or refrigerate food, so be sure to pack lunches accordingly and don’t forget any required utensils! Also be sure to bring a water bottle.
Drop off: 7-8 a.m.
Buses depart at 8 a.m. (if the location is different from drop-off location).
Program: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Pickup: 4-5:30 p.m.
Please refer to daily schedules on left for information about your site.
If your child will require medication during the day, a medication form must be signed by a physician and submitted. This form is available on the SummerBlast website (address listed below). All prescription and over the counter medications must be given to camp staff in its original packaging or prescription container at time of drop-off. Campers are not permitted to keep medication, such as cough drops, vitamins or Tylenol in backpacks or lunch boxes.
Campers will be transported from their drop off location to their activity location on some/all of their camp days by air conditioned Rockwood School buses. On days that campers change location for their program, the bus will leave promptly at 8 am. Campers who are not transported for their activity on that day will play games with Community Ed staff until 9 am when their activity starts. There will be a Community Ed staff person on every bus.
Late Arrival/Early Departure
If you are unable to pick up/drop off inside the window (7-8 am or 4:30-5:30pm), a parent/guardian must transport campers to/from their activity location. Please call the CE Office 636-891-6644 for more information and activity locations.
Each facility has a storm shelter and plans in place for camper safety in case of inclement weather. In case of extreme heat, adjustments may be made to the program so that it can continue as planned. If bus travel is delayed due to weather or if any changes are made to the program, you will be notified via text/email.
Community Ed's philosophy of discipline is based on respect for the participant and others. We advocate a positive guidance and discipline policy with an emphasis on positive reinforcement, redirection, prevention, and the development of self-discipline. Program rules are established for safety purposes and the purpose of creating a common standard of behavior. Program staff are prepared to model and encourage this standard in our young participants. Corrective discipline is expected to be creative and caring in nature. Our staff expectation is to prevent unacceptable behavior by providing positive alternatives before anything negative happens. If a child needs to be disciplined beyond redirection, the following steps will be taken:
- Separation from whatever seems to be contributing to the problem: essentially a short "time-out."
- Short conference with the program director, which may include a call to the parent.
- Conference with the parent and program director.
- Removal from the program.
The following list of offenses (but not limited to) may result in immediate suspension or removal from the camp programs: bullying, assault (attempting to cause injury to a person or threatening to, this includes verbal harassment, sexual harassment, fighting, and hitting), intentional damaging or defacing of property, false fire alarm, 911 call or bomb threat, intentional attempt to start an unsupervised fire and/or use or possession of any type of fireworks, explosives, ammunition, firearms, knives or other objects which could be used as dangerous weapons, stealing and willful insubordination.
Daily Packing List
Closed toe shoes, lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray
On Aquatics Day bring your swimsuit, towel, water shoes, goggles, etc.
The Aquatics Days are as follows:
Monday: Parkway South Middle, Tuesday: Blevins Elementary, Wednesday: Crestview Middle, Thursday: Stanton Elementary, Friday: Parkway West Middle
See Daily Schedules on left-side of this page for more information.
Important Phone Numbers
If you need to contact SummerBlast staff between 8-3:30 p.m. the week of the camp please call the main Community Ed Office number 636-891-6644.
Between 7-8 a.m. and 4:30-5:30 p.m. please contact your site's before/after care facilitator.
Blevins Elementary: 636-733-3190
Crestview Middle: 314-825-9742
Parkway South Middle: 314-753-3271
Parkway West Middle: 314-753-3256
Stanton Elementary: 636-891-6765