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Youth Day
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A Summer to Remember

New experiences, skill-building, a sense of community and friendship are all part of youth summer day camp. We're planning a positive summer experience for youth full of learning, adventure, active play and friendship that takes into consideration the latest public health guidelines for a safe environment.

AGES: 5-12
DAYS: M - F
REGISTRATION: Registration is closed.

Summer Memories Begin Here 

Youth day camps at the Y focus on caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all of our activities.

Each week features a unique theme with fun-filled activities that allow for physical movement, social interaction, educational opportunities, leadership building, personal growth and creativity. Campers are divided into small groups by age with activities appropriate to the interests and needs of each group.

See below for summer 2021 camps. Check back in early 2022 for summer 2022 options.

Visit our FAQs page for information about health and safety procedures and what to expect.

Convenient Locations - Choose any camp that fits your needs, regardless of what school district your child attends.

No Extra Fees - Registration includes field trips and activities.

Register by the Week - Sign up for the weeks that fit your schedule. 

Health and Safety - The Y follows the latest public health guidelines to ensure a safe environment. Learn more.

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Blue Valley School District

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Completed Kindergarten-6th Grade
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $195/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATIONS

Summer day camp will be offered at the following locations in the Blue Valley school district from June 1-July 30, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

COTTONWOOD POINT

10521 W 129th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213

LEAWOOD

2400 W 123rd Street
Leawood, KS 66209

SUNRISE POINT

15800 Roe Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66224

ENCORE WEEKS LOCATIONS

Summer day camp will be offered at the following locations in the Blue Valley school district during Encore Weeks, August 2-6, 2021.

INDIAN VALLEY

11600 Knox Street
Overland Park, KS 66210

TIMBER CREEK

16451 Flint Street
Overland Park, KS 66221

Weekly Theme

Kansas City Kansas School District

AGES: 5-12
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

SPARK CAMP LOCATION

The following location will be offered June 1-August 13, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

BEATRICE L. LEE COMMUNITY CENTER

1310 N. 10th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101

Y Academy SPARK Summer Camp provides all the fun and excitement associated with summer camp with the added bonus of exciting learning opportunities! Known more commonly as “SPARK”, our camps provide certified classroom instructors alongside highly-trained YMCA camp counselors to provide children a well-rounded summer camp experience.

SPARK is a full-day summer camp experience. In addition to dedicated academic time for campers, SPARK will include holistic learning components from the YMCA’s Youth Development curriculum, including healthy lifestyle components, nutrition, character education and many other components. Also this summer we will have an awesome lineup of field trip opportunities that combine exploratory learning and fun.

SPARK will be a great opportunity for children who have been significantly impacted by COVID-19 school closures over the past 18 months. Access to social-emotional learning resources, family support networks, and a team of classroom behavioral specialists are all in-place to support SPARK camp. SPARK is an outstanding opportunity for children to participate in a safe, fun learning environment while making friends and building lasting relationships.

Weekly Theme

Kirk Family YMCA

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Entering Kindergarten-6th Grade
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $160/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATION

The following location will be offered June 7-August 13, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

KIRK FAMILY YMCA

222 W 11th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

Weekly Theme

Lee's Summit School District

AGES: 5-12
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $160/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATION

The following location will be offered June 1-August 13, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

UNITY VILLAGE

1901 Northwest Blue Parkway
Unity Village, MO 64056

Weekly Theme

Linwood Family YMCA

AGES: 5-12
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
FEES: $145/week, $55 registration fee

SPARK CAMP LOCATION

The following location will be offered June 1-August 13, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

LINWOOD YMCA/JAMES B. NUTTER, SR. COMMUNITY CENTER

3800 Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64128

Y Academy SPARK Summer Camp provides all the fun and excitement associated with summer camp with the added bonus of exciting learning opportunities! Known more commonly as “SPARK”, our camps provide certified classroom instructors alongside highly-trained YMCA camp counselors to provide children a well-rounded summer camp experience.

SPARK is a full-day summer camp experience. In addition to dedicated academic time for campers, SPARK will include holistic learning components from the YMCA’s Youth Development curriculum, including healthy lifestyle components, nutrition, character education and many other components. Also this summer we will have an awesome lineup of field trip opportunities that combine exploratory learning and fun.

SPARK will be a great opportunity for children who have been significantly impacted by COVID-19 school closures over the past 18 months. Access to social-emotional learning resources, family support networks, and a team of classroom behavioral specialists are all in-place to support SPARK camp. SPARK is an outstanding opportunity for children to participate in a safe, fun learning environment while making friends and building lasting relationships.

Weekly Theme

North KC YMCA

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Entering Kindergarten-6th Grade
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $160/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATION

Summer day camp will be offered at the following location June 7-August 13, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

North Kansas City YMCA

1999 Iron Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Weekly Theme

Piper School District

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Completed Kindergarten - 6th Grade
DAYS: M - F
TIME: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $160/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATION

The following location will be offered June 1-August 6, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

PIPER CREEK

13021 Leavenworth Road
Kansas City, KS 66109

Weekly Theme

Platte County School District

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Entering Kindergarten-6th Grade
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $160/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATIONS

Summer day camp will be available at the following locations in the Platte County R-3 school district.

For programming available for before and after summer school, register here.

Compass Elementary

June 1-4*
July 6-August 13 (No camp July 5)
401 Kentucky Avenue
Platte City, MO 64079

Pathfinder Elementary

June 1-4* 
July 6-August 13 (No camp July 5)
1951 NW 87th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64154

*Click the "Week 1" program below to register, and choose among three options for that week:

-Tuesday, June 1 - Friday, June 4 - Traditional camp, $160
-Tuesday, June 1 - Friday, June 4 - Traditional camp with care before and after summer school,  $125
-Thursday, June 3 - Friday, June 4 - Care before and after summer school only, $45
 

Weekly Theme

Shawnee Mission School District

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Completed Kindergarten-6th Grade
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $145/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATIONS

Summer day camp will be offered at the following locations in the Shawnee Mission School District from June 1-August 6, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

CRESTVIEW

6101 Craig Street
Merriam, KS 66202

PAWNEE

9501 W 91st Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

ROSEHILL

9801 Rosehill Road
Lenexa, KS 66215

HIGHLANDS - PRE-K

6200 Roe Avenue
Mission, KS 66205
Pre-K camp only.

Weekly Theme

Spring Hill School District

AGES: 5-12
GRADES: Completed Kindergarten-6th Grade
DAYS: M-F
TIME: 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
FEES: $185/week, $55 registration fee

CAMP LOCATION

The following location will be offered June 1-August 6, 2021. (No camp July 5.)

PRAIRIE CREEK

17077 W 165th Street
Olathe, KS 66062

Weekly Theme

Center School District

SPARK CAMP LOCATION

Please email YClubSupport@KansasCityYMCA.org for additional information on camp opportunities at Red Bridge Elementary. 

RED BRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

10781 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64114

 

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