"If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second." - Edward Bellamy

Camps

 

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) 339-6700 Ext. 154 for more information.

Summer Camps!

 

Camp KC

Ages 9-12 years

Monday-Friday
9:00am-4:00pm

Getting too old to hang out with your little brother or sister? Want to hang out with friends while doing some of the coolest things in Kansas City? Then Camp KC is a great way to spend the summer. Camp KC is designed specifically for kids to cure those summer blues with games, community service, and field trips. If your child is beTWEEN the ages of 9-12, then remember to sign up for one or all of the different one-week camps throughout the summer. Camp meets Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm with different activities planned each day. Five - 8 hour classes.

 

Week
Possible Field Trips

June 9-13

Worlds of Fun • Sky Zone • Leawood Pool • Cool Crest • Movie • Pump It Up • Challenge Course • Nature Center

June 23-27

Oceans of Fun • CoCo Key • Super Splash • Leawood Pool • KC Watersports (Cable Lake)

July 14-18

Worlds of Fun • Sporting KC Stadium Tour • Legends Outlets • Leawood Pool • Laser Tag • Movie • Challenge Course • Nature Center

July 28 - August 1

Oceans of Fun • Adventure Oasis Water Park • Super Splash • Leawood Pool • Schlitterbahn

Location: Leawood Community Center (lower level of Leawood City Hall) 4800 Town Center Drive

Fee: $240 per week / Resident Discounted Fee: $250 per week

 

 

 

Outdoor Camp

Ages 9-12 years

Monday-Friday
9:00am-4:00pm

Leawood's full day camp Outdoor Camp for campers ages 9-12. This camp is for kids seeking a unique full-day adventure in an outdoor setting. The campers will start off in the Maple Room of Leawood City Hall, spend the day outdoors in Leawood's parks and return to the Maple Room for parent pickup. Campers will enjoy activities such as hiking, fishing, canoeing, basketball, soccer, arts and crafts, and daily trips to the pool for "free swim". Participants should bring a towel, sunscreen, water bottle and lunch each day. Weekly field trips will take campers to fun and exciting locations. Past trips have included: Royals Stadium, Sporting Park, Kansas City Zoo, Science City, Supersplash Waterpark and Leawood’s Challenge Course featuring the 50 foot rock climbing wall! Five - 7 hour sessions.

 

June 2-6
June 16-20
July 7-11
July 21-25

Location: Leawood Community Center (lower level of Leawood City Hall) 4800 Town Center Drive

Fee: $165 per week / Resident Discounted Fee: $150 per week

 

 

 

Half-Day Camps

Three sessions to choose from:
June 2-13 • June 16-27 • July 7-18 

Balloon Tree Camp

Ages 5-8 years

This camp is for children going into Kindergarten - 2nd grade and involves a daily regimen of swim lessons (taught by the Leawood Aquatic Center Staff) and activity stations including, cooperative games, arts and crafts, creative sing-along songs, nature exploration and recreational play. Weekly educational visits from the Leawood Fire and Police Departments are also included. One - 2 week camp, three sessions to choose from.

Location: Lion's Shelter, Leawood City Park - 10601 Lee Blvd.

Fee: $165 / Resident Discounted Fee: $135

 

"Art in the Park" Camp

Ages 8-11 years

Love to get creative? This outdoor camp is for children entering the 3rd - 6th grade who want to explore the world of art in a fun and exciting way. Young artists work with paints, chalk, paper and clay, (and that's just the beginning) and go on a field trip to an "artistic location" each session. Daily swim instruction is also included with this camp. One - 2 week camp, three sessions to choose from.

Location: Leawood Aquatic Center Concessions Deck, Leawood City Park - 10601 Lee Blvd.

Fee: $165 / Resident Discounted Fee: $135

 

Super Sports Camp

Ages 8-11 years

Can't get enough of sports? This camp is for the sports fanatic. Children in the 3rd-6th grade will spend two weeks learning and participating in recreational sports and games. Daily instruction and playing of different sports include basketball, volleyball, tennis, baseball, soccer, and more! Daily swim instruction is also included with this camp. One Friday field trip will take campers to a local sporting venue. One - 2 week camp, three sessions to choose from.

Location: Basketball Court, Leawood City Park - 10601 Lee Blvd.

Fee: $165 / Resident Discounted Fee: $135

 

 

Nature & Climbing Adventure Camps

All Nature and Climbing Adventure Camps will be held in Ironwoods Park
(14701 Mission Road).

Nature Camps - Ages 6 to 10 years

We invite your child to this fun-filled, educational, nature camp. There will be many hands-on activities, educational games and take-home nature themed crafts your child will enjoy. Some of this week's outdoor activities will include hiking, fishing, bug hunting and exploring the habitats of Ironwoods Park. Indoor nature education will be provided by staff and visiting nature experts. One weekly field trip will take the campers to an exciting nature destination outside of the park.

Full Day: Five - 7 hour sessions (1 week camp), Campers need to bring a snacks, sunscreen and a water bottle to camp each day.
Ages 6-8 years:       Monday - Friday      June 16-20      9:00am-4:00pm

Ages 7-10 years:     Monday - Friday      July 21-25       9:00am-4:00pm

Fee: $210 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $180

 

Half Day: Five - 4 hour sessions (1 week camp), Campers need to bring a sack lunch, snacks, sunscreen and a water bottle to camp each day.
Ages 6-8 years:      Monday - Friday      June 23-27        12:30-4:30pm
Ages 6-8 years:      Monday - Friday       July 7-11           12:30-4:30pm

Fee: $150 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130

 

Climbing Adventure Camps - Ages 7 to 14 years

Are your kids looking for some new challenges? Then Ironwoods Challenge Course's Challenge Adventure Camp should be your choice this summer! Experience the Carolina T-Wall, Alpine Tower, Giant Swing, and for the 12-14 year olds, the world's only Caribbean Course. We offer a balance of climbing activities (knots, belaying, commands, and technique), teambuilding challenges, survival skills, some new fun games to play with friends, some brain teasers, and above all just plain fun! For returning campers ages 12-14 more advanced climbing techniques will be introduced. NEW THIS YEAR! A 7 & 8 year old camp, focused less on climbing and more on fun outdoor activities. Five- 4 hour sessions.

Ages 9-11 years:      Monday - Friday        June 9-13          8:00am-12:00pm
Ages 7-8 years:        Monday - Friday        June 9-13            1:00pm-5:00pm

Ages 9-11 years:      Monday - Friday        June 16-20        8:00am-12:00pm
Ages 9-11 years:      Monday - Friday        June 23-27        8:00am-12:00pm
Ages 12-14 years:    Monday - Friday        July 7-11            8:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $150 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130

 

Will's Players Camp

July 7-11 • 8:30-11:30am
The Lodge at Ironwoods
14701 Mission Road

Ages 5-8 years

Will's Players is a unique summer arts camp experience that your kids will never forget!
Students will improve their understanding of literature and renaissance times while creating their own version of a play. Drama, visual arts and storytelling all come together in this delightful camp, taught by professional actors at Ironwoods Park. Five - 3 hour sessions.

• Exploration of the life and times of William Shakespeare
• Crafts, games and improvisations
• Campers will share their work with family and friends during the final day of camp.

Fee: $125

 

 

Challenger Soccer Camps

British Soccer Camps provide players of all ages and abilities with the rare opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from a team of international experts. Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily tournament. Equally important, the Challenger coaching staff provides your child with lessons in respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.

Each camper will receive a free camp t-shirt, soccer ball, player evaluation and end of camp gift

Please bring a water bottle, shin guards and sunscreen to camp each day.
All soccer camps meet at the Leawood City Park Soccer Fields

First Kicks Age 3-4 years

June 16-20

9:00-10:00am

Fee: $103                                       Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $98
First Kicks Age 3-4 years

July 14-18

9:00-10:00am

Fee: $103                                       Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $98
Mini Soccer
Ages 5-6 years

June 16-20

10:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $140                                       Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130
Mini Soccer
Ages 5-6 years

July 14-18

10:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $140                                       Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130
Half-Day
7-8 years

June 16-20

9:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $140                                       Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130
Half-Day
7-8 years

July 14-18

9:00am-12:00pm

Fee: $140                                       Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130
Half-Day
9-16 years

June 16-20

1:00-4:00pm

Fee: $140                                        Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130
Half-Day
9-16 years

July 14-18

1:00-4:00pm

Fee: $140                                        Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $130

 

 

Tennis Camp
Ages 8-12 years


This week long camp is for your beginner to advanced player to improve their tennis game through fun activities, drills and extending time on the courts. All campers need to bring a sack lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, swimsuit and towel daily. The camp ends each day with a supervised "free swim" at the Leawood Aquatic Center. Tennis Camp meets at the tennis courts in Leawood City Park.

 

DatesDayTime
June 16-20 Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
July 21-25 Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm

Fee: $150 / Resident Discounted Fee: $130


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