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Clayton Parks and Recreation offers many different camps during spring break and throughout the summer. Camps cover a wide range of activities, interests, and ages. Information about each camp and registration is available at The Center of Clayton at 314-290-8500.

Camp Guides

Emergency Contact Forms

All participants must turn in the 2019 Emergency Contact Form to begin the registration process. The form can be sent by email, fax, postal mail, or in-person at The Center of Clayton Welcome Desk. If submitted by email, please allow 48 hours for processing.


Registration is available online. If you already have an account with us, please use the email address that we have on file. Otherwise, you may not have access to your appropriate rates.

Online Registration Site

Registration is also available at The Center of Clayton:

50 Gay Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105


General Camp Information


Shaw Park: 27 S Brentwood Blvd.
Shaw Park Parking

Center of Clayton: 50 Gay Ave.


Prior to the first day of each camp, parents will be emailed additional information pertinent to the child's specific camp including check-in/out location and time. Parents are required to escort their child to the designated camp check-in location and officially check the child in and out of the camp at the appropriate time.


Lunch Bunch takes place from noon - 1:00 pm as a time for children who are registered for morning and/or afternoon camp to eat and relax. Children should bring a sack lunch (no refrigeration available) or purchase a meal from Subway. Children registered for both morning and afternoon camps may enroll in Lunch Bunch at no charge.  However, registration is required for attendance purposes. 

Participants in one camp per day $25
Participants in two camps per day FREE

Inclement Weather

Camp may be relocated or rescheduled due to field / facility conditions or inclement weather (excessive heat, cold, wind, rain, or electrical storm activity).  Cancellation or relocation will be updated 290-8515 for sports and 290-8592 for aquatics.  When possible, camps held outside will be moved to The Center of Clayton.




Those who are looking for a traditional day camp should also check out the School District of Clayton’s SummerQuest program. They feature a robust list of enrichment opportunities between June 3 and July 12. While SummerQuest uses several Parks and Recreation facilities, it is operated separately. Find out more at