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Showcase for Summer Opportunities

Summer Showcase flyer Attention Families: Learn more about summer opportunities for students of ALL ages at the Saturday, March 9 event. Check out the list of participating organizations below. This event is FREE and open to the public. 
Scroll down for a list of event participants and photos provided by event coordinators Kim Merrill and Clay Ware.

Calling Community Partners and Not-for-profit Agencies: 
University City High School is organizing a “Showcase of Summer Camps, Summer Jobs & Careers in the Trades” for University City students and families on Saturday, March 9, 2019, (10 a.m. – 1 p.m. with set-up beginning at 9 a.m.) at University City High School, 7401 Balson Ave. (63130). 
The Showcase will highlight summer opportunities for U. City students:
  • Summer Internships
  • Summer Full- / Part-time Employment
  • Summer Camps for K-12
  • Summer Programs for K-12
"I want to encourage our community agencies and local businesses to share current full/part-time employment and internship openings," says event coordinator Kimberly Merrill, UCHS guidance counselor. "Local colleges, universities, nonprofits and other community organizations are invited to share information about their summer camps and summer programs for K-12 students. We hope that our partners and local agencies will accept our invitation, as we work to support the U. City community while empowering our students, families and community."

Booth participant registration is available online at For more information, contact Kimberly Merrill at or (314) 290-4093.

Thank you to the following partners, organizations and agencies who heard the call: 
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis
  • Building Union Diversity
  • Camp Manitowa
  • City of University City Recreation  Division
  • Craft Alliance Center  of Art + Design
  • FWCA
  • Gifted  Arts
  • GlobalHack
  • Little Medical School
  • Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club
  • Midwest Assoc.  of Farmers  Markets
  • Midwest Pool Management
  • Mrs. Roam’s  Art Camp
  • NPower
  • Out of School  Youth Program
  • Pointe of Surrender Dance Studio
  • Sherwood Forest Camp
  • Six Flags over Mid-America
  • St. Louis ArtWorks
  • St. Louis Children’s Museum
  • The Magic House
  • UMSL Bridge Program
  • University City  Public Library
  • University City Schools Summer Learning Academy
  • University of Missouri- Columbia
  • Unleashing Potential
  • Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc.

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