Happy Tuesday, Kansas City! Like so many of your children, my daughter’s last day of summer school is rapidly approaching and (confession!) I haven’t made a whole lot of plans for her (yet) for the month of July. After speaking to many of my fellow mom friends, I know I’m not alone in this (and neither are you!) so we thought we’d share some pretty incredible summer programs that are available to your family for the rest of this summer! Take a look…
36 Awesome Summer Camps Your Kids Will Love This July
Are your kids ready for some fun activities around the metro this July?! We’ve got a list of 35 places in and around Kansas City that your kids are going to love next month! As an added bonus, many of them have special discounts that are available to you within our monthly issue (which you can access online anytime through this link) so be sure to check out our guide to take advantage of extra savings when you book your child’s summer camp experience this year!
1. Science City
Going on until August 4th, your kids can create, explore, and experiment at Science City’s STEM learning camps!
2. CYT KC
CYTKC has camps all across the metro area for kids ages 4-12 for musical and non-musical sessions including Disney Around the World, Disney on Broadway, High School Musical, Star Wars Episode II, Lord Of the Rings, and MORE! Learn more and get $10 off using the code IFAMILYNEW at cytkc.org.
At the metro area’s only indoor sensory gym with a focus on Autism, your children will enjoy Rockin’ Friends, arts and crafts, sensory activities, and open play at We Rock The Spectrum Kansas City. They’re offering half and full day camp options in June and July. Grab the details on their website and call (816) 844-9580 to pre-register. Single day camp admission is available!
Summit Stables offers a summer camp perfect for all riders, ages 6 and up! No prior experience necessary, riders will be grouped with those of similar ability levels for their daily lessons, taught by experienced trainers. They feature lessons, horsecare 101, grooming, driving lessons, arts and crafts, water play, and finish the week with a mini horse show for friends and family so riders can show off their new skills. Check out www.summitstablesmo.com for more information or call 816-607-1440 to reserve your spot today!
This day camp also has a wide variety of activities for your child including swimming, drama, sports, culinary, tennis and more!
Join Paint, Glaze, and Fire for their 20th camp session! Children will have fun creating ceramic, clay, canvas, and glass fusion projects. Sign up early since class sizes are limited! (913) 645-1966
Located in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, kids can jump around either for a full day or half day and this cool facility!
Who said camp was only for kids? The Nelson Atkins Museum of art has summer art classes for kids and adults!
During any of the five sessions to join in on, your young athletes will develop their gymnastics skills, climb the 5,000 sq. foot indoor rock wall, enjoy fun playtime, participate in crafts and games, and get a fun camp shirt! Open to children ages 5 thru 12 with full day, morning, and afternoon sessions available. Grab a spot now!
Your kids can spend their summer, swimming, fishing, hiking, canoeing and more! Located at the Kemper Outdoor Education Center in Jackson County, Missouri! To request more information, contact organizers at 816-229-8980
Kids bowl FREE all Summer long at Summit Lanes in Lee’s Summit! Children ages 15 and under can bowl two free games every day in the summer. Pre-register online or call (816) 524-3322 for more info.
Give your child a taste of Music with Lori’s School of Music. Group summer classes are only $12 per week and are a great way to introduce your budding pianist to music. Call for more details (816) 478-4838.
13. Horizon Academy
Located in Roeland Park, Kansas, hey offer academic tutoring for students with Add/Adhd, dyslexia and specific learning disorders.
Your kids can participate in Art, Stem, Fitness and health enrichment.
Students enjoy 90 minutes of creative expression as well as 2 1/4 hours of individualized academic instruction at Accelerated Schools of Overland Park. Open to 4th-8th graders June 5th- July 28th. Call for more info (913) 341-6666.
16. Ceramic Cafe
Fun themes that change with each camp session, their program provides instruction in ceramic art techniques including glass fusing, pottery painting, and hand building with clay. Email email@example.com for more info.
Located in Olathe, Debbie Howard’s Gym offers gymnastics classes, open gyms, birthday parties, and full gym rentals. They aim to teach your kids how to believe in themselves. Call for more info (913) 829-3006.
Your performers will enjoy classes, workshops, and ballet camps at Kansas City Ballet this summer for ages 3-18. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your space soon! (816) 931-2299.
Located in Overland Park, Kansas, kids can act, sing and make movies! Plus when you enroll, mention iFamilyKC for $10 OFF!
Sunset Trails camp fun includes horseback riding, care for animals, outdoor activities, barn games, gardening, fun crafts, and more! Available for kids ages 6 and up in Lee’s Summit. Call (816) 554-7699 for more details.
Friendship, teamwork, and exploration are all in store for your kids at JCPRD’s Summer Camps! They’ve got indoor and outdoor full day and partial day options available. Connect with Johnson County Parks & Rec directly for more information.
Ideal for ages 8 thru 18, KCKCC’s Kids On Campus program provides sports, STEM enrichment, arts, field trips, life skills, and more during their day camp in June and July. Grab more info online and register for your child’s spot now before space fills up.
23. Learning 2 Fly
Learning 2 Fly is the place to be for curious minds and energetic bodies. Their summer camps are a fun way to enjoy aerial fitness and more! Call (913) 262-2600 for more details.
Camp Shakespeare is a fun and unique summer arts experience you kids will never forget! Taught by theater professionals in a neighborhood near you from Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. Grab more info at (816) 531-7728.
Since 1926, Kanakuk has been providing America’s premier summer camp experience for boys and girls ages 6-18. here is no better way to create lifelong friendships and build your child’s character and confidence this summer. Call for more information (417) 266-3000.
Conveniently located in Midtown, Kansas City Young Audiences offers camps and classes all summer long for ages 4 through 18. Schedules and class descriptions are available online.
Located in Lenexa, Kansas, i9 offers a wide variety of sports for boys and girls! Focusing on new sports and sportsmanship while having fun!
28. Kansas City Zoo
Zoofari Adventures and Junior Zoologist Camps are now enrolling at the Kansas City Zoo! These camps are an excellent way for your animal enthusiasts to get the inside scoop about the Zoo’s amazing creatures for children between the ages of 4 and 14. Camps start May 30th! (816) 595-1234
Starting June 5th, from 7am-6pm (Monday thru Friday), you kids can enjoy Summer Day Camps at Champions Gymnastics! Drop in by the hour ($5/hour) or pay $150/week. Call their location in Raytown at (816) 360-9879 to sign up!
30. Jazz Camp
Kansas City Community College and the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra present Jazz Camp, a summer program for people ages 13 and up. Includes lunch and a camp shirt. Call (913) 228-7503 for more details.
31. Camp Grow
Camp Grow introduces your child to 4-H! Completed projects will be entered into this year’s fair. The program is presented by the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame. Call for more information (913) 721-1075.
Calling all fairy princesses and rock stars! Join Crescendo Conservatory this year for fairy princess camp and rock star camp. Twirling in tutus though a magical forest or dancing under a mirror ball are all in store for your dancers this summer. Visit online for more information.
Registration is now open for campers at Xtreme Gymnastics! From Day camps to gym warrior camps and gymnastics camps, there’s something for everyone at XGT Kids!
34. Engineering for Kids South Kansas City
This summer camp introduces your child to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through project based learning! For more information you can request info from firstname.lastname@example.org.
35. Cub Creek Science camp
You kid can learn, explore and experience animal adventures! They are a sleep away camp and are located in Rolla Mo. Check them out, enroll here or call them at 573-458-2125.
StageWorx is a theater day camp that offers various sessions for age groups from preschool through high school. They focus on providing excellence in theater performance, depth of personal character, and lasting friendships. Call (816) 536-2840 for more details!