Registrations are open for summer camps and activities are filling up fast! Check out some of our favorite camps for kids of all ages and interests. Not only do they continue learning and having fun, but you get a little, well-deserved break.
To inquire about including your camp in the 2020 guide, please email us at [email protected]
YMCA of Greater Kansas City - Summer Day Camps
Little Medical School
Looking for fun, innovative and educational activities to inspire your child? Let your child experience Little Medical School – an exciting STEM program designed to inspire your child’s love of learning, self confidence, healthy living and careers in medicine! In our summer camps, students will role play the key responsibilities of a Doctor, learn about vital organs, how to use medical instruments and so much more! Our camps are for children ages 5-12.
Olathe Parks & Rec Outdoor Camps
Keep your kids active in the summer with Olathe Parks & Rec’s Outdoor Camps! Participants engage in activities such as arts, crafts, nature, sports, games and more. Campers swim 2-3 times a week and take a non-swimming field trip each week as well. Four convenient locations to choose from: Black Bob, Lake Olathe, Oregon Trail and Two Trails.
Primrose School of Liberty
At Primrose School of Liberty Summer Adventure Club, children become engineers, artists, explorers and more as they discover the joys of design thinking, a fun and innovative way to learn. Engineering design challenges, experiments and themed activities await as children unlock new ways of thinking–all while having a blast! Camp begins May 26th and runs through August 14th, with field trips, fun and educational curriculum, and water days! Children can register for the whole summer or for individual weeks. Space is limited, call us today.
Imaginations will soar this summer in the all-new Camp Invention® program, Elevate! Campers in grades K-6 will team up to play hybrid hover ball games, tackle environmental challenges and become confident entrepreneurs designing the next great invention! Local educators will lead fun, hands-on STEM activities building collaboration and creative problem-solving skills. Visit invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 5/12) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 6/30).
Topgolf Summer Academy
Summer Academy registration is live for camps in July and August at Topgolf in Overland Park.
Kids 6-12 years old
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-noon
Lunch and golf clubs included
This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game. Each Academy is designed and taught by our golf professionals from Topgolf Coach in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
Christian Youth Theater
Our summer 2020 camps will be Covid-19 compliant! Space is limited this summer, but we hope you can join us for our week-long, high-energy theatre day camps for ages 8-13! Spend your days singing, dancing, and acting your way toward the final recorded performance on Friday afternoon. Choose from two amazing themes — Frozen Kids & The Lion King Kids! A non-musical XTREME Day Camp for ages 10-16 will also be offered. Registration opens June 4th! Please visit our website for all the information and updates regarding any modifications due to Covid-19.
Taste Buds Kitchen
Taste Buds Kitchen is offering both ONLINE and In-Kitchen camps this summer! A new and unique menu is offered each week and every day is something new! Join us in our kitchen or online from the comfort of your own home. Our class size is limited to provide a hands-on cooking experience for every budding chef to maximize learning and creativity. AM camp is for kids ages 4-8 and our PM camp is for kids ages 9-14.
Geared up with extra safety precautions, Youthfront Camp is ready to welcome campers and their families this summer. We will be offering our popular day camps and overnight camps for students grade 1-12 starting June 29. And this year, we have added some special family options in June- come and play for the day or camp overnight with the family! After a long season of staying home and virtual learning, we look forward to providing kids and families a meaningful and fun time together in God’s beautiful creation.
Visit our website to learn about all the summer options available at Youthfront.
Young Rembrandts is offering summer art camps in the Kansas City Metro area for both Kansas and Missouri. Our creative art camps are fun and instructional. We have a range of subject matter and themes including animals, character creation, anime, fashion, STEAM and many more! Camp length ranges from 3-5 days. We have mornings, afternoons and full day options. This is a wonderful way to keep your child’s imagination and creativity active all summer long!
For more locations and schedule information, contact Gabriela Godoy, (913) 706-2337 for Kansas and Sarah Hirtzel (816)944-9064 for Missouri.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Look, Learn, Listen & Create with free virtual activities, videos, art lessons and projects with [email protected] Different themes premiere every two weeks and are available free of charge, 24/7 to all. (Be sure to look at the video of penguins from the KC Zoo enjoying their visit to the museum! We hope it inspired their creative side!)
iD Tech Camps for Kids & Teens
Northland Summer Camp
Hawk Fitness Academy
HFA is an eight-week program designed to improve the overall fitness of your child. Participants 5-12 years old will be given the opportunity to learn exercise skills that can be used for a lifetime in a FUN environment with guidance from trained and knowledgeable instructors. Performing these skills will build your child’s confidence in exercise and will make it easier for your child to continue exercise to adulthood. The twice-weekly sessions last an hour and activities will include medicine balls, kettlebells, weighted bars, plyometric exercises, and much more!
Theatre of the Imagination
Want to get the drama out of your house? Theatre of the Imagination is offering Online Drama Classes all summer long. Your child gets to act, sing & dance, make movies and play drama games in these fun and creative classes.
Students get a part in a play written just for them, with a virtual performance at the end of the session for everybody to enjoy.
Go to Dramakc.com for class information and to register.
Math Blast Camp
Math Blast Camp will help your student rocket into the new school year! Each session features Math Monkey’s proven math-is-fun approach, yet hones in on one of four different areas: Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication & Division, Division & Fractions and Pre-Algebra. Other camps include Lego Drone, Lego Engineering, Junior Robotics, Lego Robotics, Programming in Python or Scratch, Android App Development, Web Page Development, Cyber Security, and Game Development in Python. Camps for ages 6 and up.
The mission of Camp Encourage is to provide youth with autism spectrum disorder meaningful experiences in which they build the knowledge, courage, and skills to be empowered participants in the community. Our camps take place at Tall Oaks Conference Center in Linwood, KS. Each camp session includes both traditional camp activities and activities tailored around the individual campers’ interests.
Shakespeare Summer Camps
Help your child connect with an artistic community of other kids this summer. Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is bringing its signature Shakespeare summer camps straight to your living room VIRTUALLY. Your camper will collaborate, create, learn language and presentation skills, build confidence, and HAVE FUN – ALL FROM HOME! In our interactive virtual classroom, students will explore Shakespeare’s plays, life, and times, as well as learn acting techniques to help bring the text to life. Camp includes team building, visual art, storytelling, and MORE!
Accelerated Schools of Overland Park
Accelerated Schools of Overland Park offers two summer programs from June 8 through July 24, 2020, all presented via Zoom. High school students can earn up to 1.5 credits for courses such as math, science, English, Spanish, art and social studies. Students entering grade 4-8 can attend the Academics & Arts Summer Camp, focusing on individualized academic tutoring as well as creative expression. The high school program is from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., and the middle school program runs 9 a.m. – noon., both Monday through Friday. Students must attend a minimum three weeks, but the weeks do not have to be consecutive.
School of Rock Lee's Summit
Do you want to learn how to play in a band or learn to write songs? School of Rock Lee’s Summit offers a wide variety of music camps and workshops that cover topics such as these. Our local music camps are perfect for musicians of any skill level who want to play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard and vocals. Age levels of camps run from 7-18 years old.
AR Workshop Kansas City North
Join us at AR Workshop Kansas City North for creative and crafty Summer ARt Camps! Our camps are designed for girls and boys, ages 7-14. Kids will create 4 DIY youth projects and a DIY camp t-shirt over the course of the camp! Participants will be able to customize and choose their project paint colors from our decor line of paints! We also offer an optional Friday half-day camp, check our calendar to register! Kids are encouraged to bring a snack and drink to enjoy during breaks.
AM & PM Sessions Available!
Use Promo Code: KCMOM2020 to save $35.00 (expires 5/31/20)
The Little Gym of Kansas City North
Day camp at The Little Gym of Kansas City North gives your kid the summer camp experience without the bug bites, poison ivy and week long commitments. Sign up for everyday or one day here and there!!! Combining fun physical activity, games and arts & crafts will have kids begging to return!! Everyday will be a different theme so their imagination will be stretched!! Every camp will be for kids 3-12 years old (kiddos need to use the bathroom independently). Snack and water will be provided!
Chicken N Pickle
This summer we will be hosting Junior Pickleball Lessons for kids ages 8-18 throughout the month of June. There will be a maximum of 4 kids per lesson so that we can social distance and all balls will be sanitized before and after classes.$20 per day or $30 week
Ages 8-11 year olds: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Ages 12-18 year olds: 10:30 a.m. – noon
Week 1- June 2nd & 4th
Week 2- June 9th & 11th
Week 3- June 16th & 18th
Week 4th- June 23rd & 25th
Spark your child’s inner ninja and transform their love of technology and video games into a new skill with Code Ninjas summer camps! Our curriculum-based camps include Minecraft, Robotics, Drones, Roblox, Website design, Application and Game Building, along with fun team building STEM activities and games. At Code Ninjas they can explore technology, develop new skills, and have a great time with friends in a safe environment. It’s an unforgettably fun learning experience! Code Ninjas will be open this summer with VERY limited space available at each center. Virtual Camps too!!