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General Information | Camps | Adult Classes | Preschool & Youth Classes

 

Leawood Parks & Recreation offers a variety of camps for all ages and interests. Register online at https://webtrac.leawood.org or call (913) 663-9154 for more information.

 

Camps

Lego® Camps| Mad Science Camps

 

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Lego® Camps

All classes will be taught by Play-Well TEKnologies instructors and
will be held at the Leawood Community Center (lower level of Leawood City Hall)

 

Jedi Engineering with LEGO®

Ages 5-7 years

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi!  Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away.  Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!  Four - 3 hour classes


Tuesday - Friday, December 26 - 29, 9:00am - 12:00pm

Fee: $135 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130

 

Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO®

Ages 5-7 years

The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi!  Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics and eccentric motion.  Build projects from LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.  Four - 3 hour classes


Tuesday - Friday, December 26 - 29, 1:00 - 4:00pm

Fee: $135 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130

 

Intro to STEM with LEGO®

Ages 5-7 years

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®.  Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults and Merry-Go-Rounds.  Then use special pieces to create your own unique design!  New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.  There is no prerequisite for this course.  Five - 3 hour classes

Monday - Friday, March 12-16, 9:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $185 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $180

 

STEM Challenge with LEGO®

Ages 7-12 years

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®!  Apply real world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges and Battle tracks!  Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.  An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.  There is no prerequisite for this course.  Five - 3 hour classes

Monday - Friday, March 12-16, 1:00-4:00pm

Fee: $185 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee:$180

 

 

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Mad Science Camps

All classes will be taught by Mad Science staff and will be held at the Leawood Community Center (lower level of City Hall)

Crazy Chemistry

Age 6 -12 years

In this one camp, we will investigate chemical reactions happening all around us every day - in the kitchen, the laundry, the garden and even the walls! Young scientists will build crystals, make sidewalk chalk, create bath fizzers and a chromatograph T-shirt. They will investigate water absorbing chemicals and use chemical reactions to make their own ice cream.  Please bring a sack lunch.  One - 7 hour class

Monday, November 20, 9:00am-4:00pm

Fee: $68 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $65

 

Edison's Workbench

Age 6 -12 years

Team up with your fellow camp inventors to explore the inventions of others - kids, women, Rube Goldberg, Thomas Edison and more! Draw inspiration from the wacky and practical.  The goal of this full one-day camp is to understand that we have no limitations.  Our dreams will inspire invention!  Please bring a sack lunch.  One - 7 hour class

Tuesday, November 21, 9:00am-4:00pm

Fee: $68 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $65

 

 

 

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