YVC Summer of Service

Making an Impact

Summer of Service engages youth in rewarding service projects that are challenging, rewarding, fun and educational. For more information about the Summer of Service program and details for each program, download the Project Packet below.

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Teens can make a difference in their community this summer. Youth Volunteer Corps, hosted by the YMCA of Greater Kansas City, offers weekly service opportunities for youth ages 11-18. Each project includes icebreakers, team-builders, and service-learning lessons. 

Financial assistance is available. 

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Week 1 (May 22-26)

AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
DAYS: M-F
FEES: $89
LOCATION: Various sites, transportation available

Week 1 Service Locations

Click on each project name for more information and to register.

  • Agricultural Hall of Fame*
  • Hillcrest Transitional Housing of Kansas*
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**
  • Kansas City Parks and Recreation**(Week 1 Project: Penn Valley Park)
  • Thomas Roque YMCA Head Start**


    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 2 (May 30-June)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $79

    This program will not be held on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. The program fee for this week is $79. 


    Week 2 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register (beginning April 10).

  • Agricultural Hall of Fame*
  • Crosslines Community Outreach*
  • Hillcrest Transitional Housing of Kansas*
  • Kansas City Parks and Rec**(Week 2 Project: Frank Vaydik/Line Creek Park)


    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 3 (June 5-9)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $89

    Week 3 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register.

  • Cedar Hills Summer Day Camp
  • Heartland Therapeutic Riding
  • Homestead Assisted Living*
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**
  • Kansas City Parks and Rec** (Week 3 Project: Cliff Drive)
  • Overland Park Arboretum*

    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 4 (June 12-16)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    TIME: June 12-16
    FEES: $89

    Week 4 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register.

  • Cave Springs Historical Site*
  • Heartland Therapeutic Riding
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**
  • Kansas City Parks and Rec**(Week 4 Project: Penn Valley Park)
  • Northland Head Start**

    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 5 (June 19-23)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    TIME: June 19-23
    FEES: $89

    Week 5 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register.

  • Crosslines Community Outreach*
  • Heartland Therapeutic Riding
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**
  • Kansas City Parks and Rec** (Week 5 Project: Swope Park)
  • Parkville Nature Sanctuary*

    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 6 (June 26-30)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $89

    Week 6 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register.

  • Burlington Head Start**
  • Cave Springs State Historical Site*
  • Cedar Hills Summer Day Camp
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**

    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 7 (July 5-7)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $69

    Programs will not meet on July 3-4 due to the Independence Day holiday. The program fee this week will be $69. 


    Week 7 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register (beginning April 10).

  • Abby Road Farms
  • Agricultural Hall of Fame*
  • Burlington Head Start**
  • Cedar Hills Summer Day Camp
  • Crosslines Community Outreach**
  • Hillcrest Transitional Housing of KS**
  • Homestead Assisted Living
  • Kansas City Parks and Rec**(Week 7 Project: Brush Creek Greenway)
  • Museum at Prairie Fire


    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 8 (July 10-14)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $89

    Week 8 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register (beginning April 10).

  • Cave Springs Historical Site**
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**
  • Kansas City Parks and Recreation**(Week 8 Project: Longview Tract Park)
  • Overland Park Arboretum
  • Parkville Nature Sanctuary*

    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 9 (July 17-21)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $89

    Week 9 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register (beginning April 10).

  • A Week at Headquarters
  • Burlington Head Start*
  • Cave Springs Historical Site**
  • Crosslines Community Outreach*
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**

    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

  • Week 10 (July 24-28)

    AGES: 11-18 GRADES: 5th-12th
    DAYS: M-F
    FEES: $89

    Week 10 Service Locations

    Click on each project name for more information and to register (beginning April 10).

  • Abby Road Farms
  • Burlington Head Start*
  • Homestead Assisted Living
  • Kansas City Community Kitchen**
  • Kansas City Parks and Recreation**(Week 10 Project: Kessler Park)
  • Northland Head Start**
  • Overland Park Arboretum
  • Thomas Roque Head Start**


    * Transportation for this project is available from the Youth Development Services Office located at 8205 W 108th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66210. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

    ** Transportation for this project is available from the Cleaver Family YMCA, 7000 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64131. Sign up for transportation during the online checkout process.

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