Editor's Note: Camp is now full, so watch for future activities for children to discover nature through the Missouri Department of Conservation. Girls ages 11-15 can gain valuable skills and confidence in the outdoors at Discover Nature Girls Camp, a free program being offered by the Missouri Department of Conservation July 21-23.
By donating just a few minutes each week, "citizen scientists" can help the Saint Louis Zoo stop amphibian decline. FrogWatch USA™ is partnering with the zoo to train volunteers in the St. Louis area to monitor frogs and toads in parks, fields and even backyards.
Superheroes typically rule the box office in summer blockbusters, and with the Avengers, Fantastic Four and Ant-Man all coming to theaters soon, this summer seems to be no exception. For audiences that prefer rooting for the average guy or the underdog, however, studios have several selections as well, including the return of everyone's favorite mall security guard and those lovable little Minions.