Kids can explore nature, create art & music, learn a new skill and meet some friends at fun camps this summer!  Browse our listings -- more new camps will be added each week!


Fun & Adventure Camps --- Enrichment Camps --- Music, Theater & Art Camps

Fun & Adventure Summer Camps in Kansas City


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My Gym Summer Camp

Keep little minds and bodies active while out of school! My Gym's exciting Summer Camp program will do just that with hours of games, gymnastics, sports, and art projects every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon from June 4 to August 8! Click here to register for Summer Camp at My Gym Children's Fitness Center!


Nature, Sport & Adventure Camps at JCPRD

Johnson County Park & Recreation District offers a HUGE variety of nature, adventure, sports and science camps for kids ages preschool - teens!  Younger kids will love exploring nature or trying a new sport.  Teens can enjoy a number of sports camps including dodge ball, fencing, tennis, soccer and more.

Camps are offered throughout the summer at park locations across Johnson County, KS.  For detail camp information and registration, visit the JCPRD Online Summer Camp Guide.


Outdoor Discovery Camps 

Outdoor Discovery Camps are a wonderful combination of outdoor adventure and nature/science discovery!  Camp sessions are held at Ernie Miller Nature Center or Shawnee Mission Park.  Kids ages 6 - 12 can choose from weekly themed full day camps which are led by a Park Naturalist.  Enjoy hands-on nature activities, hikes, crafts and more! 

Camp sessions run from May 28th - July 29th and fill up quickly!  Visit Ernie Miller online for more details and registration information.


Days Out with Frank & Ella at Mahaffie Farmstead

Enjoy some hands-on history during weekly drop-in sessions at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farmstead this summer.  Themed sessions are held on Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9 am - 12 noon during June and July.  Kids can enjoy hands-on activities, crafts and a stagecoach ride.  Parents are admitted free for the session.  Details & session themes coming soon!

Additional Camp Offerings:

  • Kansas City Zoo hosts a variety of animals camps and junior zoologist intensives for kids ages 4 - 15.
  • Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary is offering their EGADS for kids ages 5 - 18.  Sessions are offered throughout the summer in Liberty, MO.
  • Schlagle Library, a combination library/nature center located in Kansas City, KS offers some wonderful summer camp sessions for kids ages 3 - 15.  Camps fill quickly here!
  • Wildwood Outdoor Education Center hosts weeklong, overnight summer camp sessions for kids ages 8 - 15.
  • Check your local city's recreation guide for summer camp opportunities too!  Many locations across the metro have day sessions and week-long camps.