Campers participate in the Monmouth College All-Sports Camp Paddle Ceremony.
Campers work on robots at Mad Science: Red Hot Robots camp.
Charlie DiMaria, Caroline Kilo, Niko Kilo and Christian DiMaria go for a dip while camping at Innsbrook.
Campers from The College School’s summer camp explore The Magic House on a field trip.
The Wilson School Summer Camp’s Green Alligators have fun while learning in the ‘Destination Imagination’ session.
Alex Migala and Alex Cato pose for a quick photo at Woodcraft Camp through Culver Summer Schools & Camps.
Saint Louis University tennis coach Rick Gyllenborg high-fives camper Lily Manning at Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis’ Adventure Camp.
When you pick up a book, it can take you to another world: You could become a county sheriff charged with protecting the life of a controversial politician, or a teenage theme park guide who is suddenly tasked with stopping Disney’s most evil villains—or maybe even Peter Pan meeting Captain Hook for the very first time. And author Ridley Pearson, whose works include the adult suspense series Risk Agent, Walt Fleming and the children’s Kingdom Keepers and Starcatchers series, among others, has built almost 50 worlds where adults and kids alike can escape.
Sheri Sherman’s life as a community volunteer began innocently enough, some 30 years ago, when she was asked to be on the board of the Ethical Society preschool, which her children attended. “I had no experience, and someone said, You can be the vice-president, because the vice-president doesn’t really do much and you can develop,” Sherman recalls. “Soon after I started, the board president resigned, and the executive director quit at the same time, so I was thrown in deep water right away.”
The Contemporary Art Museum will look a lot greener this summer, thanks to a 'living' installation that will transform the courtyard into an immersive green space. New York-based landscape architecture firm Nomad Studio is helming the project.
Bob Schwent, Megan Gleason, Richard and Christine Camp
From preparing meals to planting flowers and painting houses, the Veiled Prophet Organization’s (VP) Maids of Honor Project is making a positive impact on the community. Funded by the VP Foundation, the program annually has averaged almost 400 volunteer dads and daughters, and about 2,500 hours of community service in recent years. LN spoke with five of these outstanding young women, who debuted in this year’s ball, about their volunteer work.
Imagine petting a porcupine, hiking with a llama or even teaching a parrot to talk. Kids can experience these animal interactions and more at Cub Creek Science Camp.
Following auspicious reigns as the Veiled Prophet Queen of Love & Beauty, these young women have been traveling the world—and making a difference. LN recently caught up with four former VP queens.
These movers and shakers were putting their weight behind a number of deserving causes this year. We caught them at events all around town...
As the old year comes to an end and we are on the cusps of ringing in the new, many of us may pause to reflect and perhaps consider our friends and family members. Of course, breaking bread often plays an important role at gatherings, and this year’s compilation of cookbooks offers pleasing propositions for entertaining, as well a quiet meal at home. Enjoy!
“There is tremendous joy at how complete the family is right now, it just didn't feel complete until we were together," says Scott Wells, starting center for the St. Louis Rams and father of six.
Story: Dr. Ruth Westheimer is known as a sex therapist who, at age 86, is still dispensing advice to an ever-present audience interested in matters of human bondage. That is the familiar scholar-turned-celebrity Dr. Ruth.
Millions of small businesses around the country are discovering that Small Business Saturday is a great way to kick-off the holiday shopping season. It also is a wonderful way for customers to support local small business and help boost their city’s economy.
Looking for the perfect something for all the special people in your life? From gifts for grandma to surprises for your sweetheart, we scouted out beautiful items for everyone on your list!
Senator Claire McCaskill recently selected Michelle Wright as this year’s Angels in Adoption award recipient. In addition to adopting both of her daughters internationally, Wright also advocates for all children who require special-education services and programs.
Richard Camp founder, Pam and Dan Walker
Christine and Richard Camp
Richard Camp, Amy and Brook Dubman