St. Louis, MO

July 8-14

St. Louis, MO 2018-02-08T11:18:53+00:00

HOME BASE

Fontbonne University
(Formerly Kennedy Catholic High School)
500 Woods Mill Rd
Manchester, MO 63011

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This camp is an “Original” Catholic HEART Workcamp. It is open to those entering the 8th grade in the fall of 2017 and older.

EMAIL THE MANAGER: CHWCSTL@gmail.com

DIRECTOR: PJ Anderson

School Facts

The St. Louis CHWC home base is an extension of Fontbonne University housed in the former Kennedy Catholic High School.

Kennedy Catholic High School was a co-ed catholic school in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, MO.  The school closed as a catholic high school in 2017.  The school is now owned by Fontbonne University, and will be used as an extension of the Fontbonne University campus.  The school is located in the west county suburb of St. Louis called Manchester, Missouri.

  • The school is air conditioned.
  • There are male and female locker rooms with communal showers.  A bathing suit must be worn while showering.
  • Females and males sleep in classrooms in separate wings of the school.

Worksite Information

St. Louis is known as “The Gateway to the West” because of its historic beginning from which the population of the US migrated westward. The St. Louis Gateway Arch and Museum is the start of the visitors look at the heritage of this great river city, which sits on the banks of the Mississippi. The city has a diverse population and over 79 different neighborhoods which reflect the charm and multi-cultural backgrounds of the residents. CHWC partners with 4 agencies that provide home repairs, wheelchair ramp repair and maintenance, painting, cleaning and general fix-up for the elderly and low income in the City of St. Louis and surrounding area. We also work with a social service center that services the homeless.  Drive time from school to work site ranges from 15 to 40 minutes.

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Gateway Arch

Only a handful of American cities have nationally recognized monuments, and St. Louis is one of them.
http://www.stlouisarch.com

Six Flags St. Louis

Hundreds of rides including the famous Screaming Eagle roller coaster, arcade games, Broadway-style shows & attractions, and great food. Join Six Flags St. Louis to celebrate family fun for all ages!
http://www.sixflags.com/stlouis/index.htm

St. Louis Zoo

St. Louis is blessed with one of the country’s best zoos–and it’s free. While you’re at the zoo, however, there’s plenty to explore (the zoo covers more than 90 acres), including Big Cat Country, the Herpetarium, the Bear Pits, the Sea Lion Basin and the new River’s Edge exhibits. There’s also a gift shop and “adoption” program.
http://www.stlzoo.org

City Museum

Where imagination runs wild! Housed in the 600,000 square-foot former International Shoe Company, the museum is an eclectic mixture of children’s playground, funhouse, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural marvel made out of unique, found objects. While described as an action land for kids, we promise groups of all ages will enjoy this giant playground.
https://www.citymuseum.org/

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