Virtual Camp Activity – Bumblebee Snack
A Variety Kid wears glasses and smiles very big while holding up her finished Bumblebee Snack - a yellow clothespin designed to look like a bee that is clipped onto a bag filled with snacks in place of wings.

Week 3 of Virtual Adventure Camp 2021 is themed around “Nature”, and campers are learning all about getting outside, exploring, and taking care of our world. They are making crafts in the shape of animals and insects, creating homes for plants and so much more.

One of our top activities has been our Bumblebee Snack. Not only is this bumblebee super cute and easy to make, it is also filled with tasty goodies to enjoy later – is there anything better?

Learn how to make your own Bumblebee Snack using the materials and instructions below.


One (1) yellow...
Emmy’s Camp Confidence
Emmy smiles as she holds up her bingo card from a bingo game during Virtual Adventure Camp.

There are many great things about summer camp. From lifelong friends to new experiences, camp offers so much to those who attend.

Variety’s Adventure Camp is no exception. This free program is open to children and teens with disabilities in the St. Louis region and is often a favorite part of summer for Variety Kids like Emmy.

This summer is Emmy’s third at Adventure Camp. Although this summer and last were spent online due to the pandemic, Emmy has had a blast.

“It never ceases to amaze us how great camp is for her,” says Emmy’s mom, Morgan. “Emmy looks forward to...

Virtual Camp Activity – Toilet Paper Roll Dragon
Variety Kid Brendan smiles while holding his toilet paper roll dragon craft during Virtual Adventure Camp.

Week 2 of Virtual Adventure & Teen Camp 2021 is coming to a close today, Friday, June 18, but the fun can still continue at home with this craft!

The theme for Week 2 was “Magic,” and campers sure had a magical week. If we had to pick one of our favorite crafts, it would have to be the Toilet Paper Roll Dragon. Not only does it look super cool, you’ll be able to “breathe fire” – just like a dragon – with the completed craft!

Toilet Paper Roll Dragons


One (1) cardboard tube (like a toilet paper roll) One (1) piece of green construction paper Two (2...
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