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Fun Enrichment Opportunities for Kids

Worried about your kids loosing skills over the summer? Here are a few enrichment opportunities that can help keep their brains buzzing over the break.

By Jamie Thomas

Jul 2020

Child Learning
Courtesy ShutterstockOnline activities are a great way to keep your little ones engaged over the summer break.

Code Ninjas

3202 W. Republic Road Suite 100, Springfield
Phone: 417-319-7996

Code Ninjas offers a huge variety of summer coding camps from June through August. From building games to storytelling, coding is quickly becoming an essential skill for kids to learn, and Code Ninjas offer engaging, hands-on experiences.

Sylvan Learning

1830 E. Independence St., Springfield
Phone: 417-268-9392

Do your kids struggle to get back into the swing of the school year after the summer break? Sylvan Learning offers academic camps covering topics including early reading and even algebra with a unique, personally focused learning system.

The Discovery Center

438 E. Saint Louis St., Springfield
Phone: 417-862-9910

The Discovery Center is a favorite for Springfield families year-round, and the summer of science offers a chance for kids to do some hands-on learning with classes including LEGO Robot Masters, Odd Outrageous Animals and Diggin’ Dinosaurs, among many others.