Horizons St. Louis in Kirkwood is a transformational, community-centered program proven to close the opportunity and achievement gaps for under-resourced students in the Kirkwood, MO school district. Horizons offers high-quality learning experiences outside the traditional school year to support academic achievement and healthy youth development.

The Horizons Experience

  • Confidence-building activities, like swimming and performing arts
  • Project-based, hands-on learning experiences
  • Weekly field trips and cultural enrichment opportunities 
  • Healthy meals and snacks throughout the summer
  • Social-emotional learning to teach to the whole child
  • Long-term relationships with teachers and peers in a lasting community of support
  • Overall emphasis on family involvement
  • Long-term commitment to student achievement in a challenging, encouraging learning environment