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Mar 05 2017 | Fox 2 Now St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Summertime is around the corner and some still haven’t thought about where their kids will go while school is out–but Blueprint 4 Summer is just a click away to help find the perfect summer camp.

Mar 01 2017 | HEC-TV Scope

Blueprint4Summer and Saint Louis University partner to give students an unforgettable summer experience, full of fun and education!

Feb 21 2017 | CBS St. Louis

What are your kids doing this summer? Maxine Clark of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation and founder of Build-A-Bear says blueprint4summer.com not only helps parents find great opportunities, but it helps the camps as well. “We’ve tried to help camps look where there are so many people that are inquiring and give them that feedback so they can relocate their camps from last year to this year to places where there was a parent who put in their zip code but there was no camp within ten miles,” she says.

Feb 10 2017 | St. Louis Business Journal

Build-A-Bear Workshop founder Maxine Clark is broadening her website devoted to connecting local children to summer activities with the addition of a college prep database that features programs from universities around the country. Blueprint4Summer College Prep launched in January and has about 1,700 summer programs that feature STEM, test prep and arts, among other subjects. The college prep programs are open to all U.S. students, not just those in St. Louis.

Feb 03 2017 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis development officials are considering two proposals to renovate the former St. Luke’s Hospital on Delmar Boulevard as offices, apartments and stores. Most recently the old hospital at 5535 Delmar was the site of St. Louis ConnectCare, which filed for bankruptcy in 2013. The city’s Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority owns the vacant building complex.

Feb 03 2017 | nextSTL

The “Grand Missourian International”? The “Delmar Divine”? These are the aspirational names for a series of buildings that are anything but inspirational. The hodgepodge of buildings that constitute the abandoned St. Luke’s Hospital on Delmar Boulevard in the City of St. Louis has attracted some big names and big ideas.

Feb 01 2017 | STL MOTHERHOOD

Do you know what your kids are doing this summer? If you’re like me, you just sorted out how the kids are spending spring break. Summer seems so far away!blueprint4summer St. Louis summer camps. But summer isn’t THAT far away! Did you know that families start planning summer camps NOW and that some of the best camps fill up in March? Now is the time to find the camps that will entertain, amaze and educate your kid this summer. Unless, of course, you just want to just spend summer at the playground? But don’t panic! I’ve partnered with Blueprint4Summer and we’re going to show you how EASY it is to find awesome summer camps and activities for your kids right here in St. Louis.

Jan 24 2017 | Missouri State News

Maxine Clark, Ann Covington, Hal Donaldson, Langston Hughes and Judith Rowland will be inducted into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame April 7. The five inductees were chosen as citizens with a connection to the state of Missouri who serve as examples of global citizens by defining the essence of public affairs, and who have acted consistently for the benefit of others. Up to six recipients will be honored annually, with each induction class including up to one legacy award, which is being awarded to Hughes this year.