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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.

 

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)

 

Pre-Engineering: Mine, Craft, Build Using LEGO®

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether and a moving Minecart! Create your favorite Minecraft objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Whether you are new to Minecraft and LEGO® or a seasoned veteran, you'll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities. Five - 3 hour classes.


Monday - Friday, August 1-5, 9:00am-12:00pm (Ages 5-7 years)

Fee: $184 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $179

 

Engineering FUNdamentals: Mine, Craft, Build Using LEGO®

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO®. Build a motorized walking Creeper, a terrifying Ghast and a motorized Minecart! This project-based camp, designed by Play-Well instructors, combines the basic format of our core engineering-themed programs based on the world of Minecraft. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or LEGO®. Five - 3 hour classes.


Monday - Friday, August 1-5, 1:00-4:00pm (Ages 8-12 years)

Fee: $184 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $179

 

 

 

Half-Day Camps at City Park

Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12:00pm
Fee: $165 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $135

All camps include swim lessons

Session 1: June 20-July 1, Session 2: July 11-July 22
Session 3: July 25-August 5

Balloon Tree Camp Ages 5-8 years

Perfect for children going in to Kindergarten - 2nd grade.  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 included.  One - 2 week camp, three sessions to choose from.  Camp meets daily at the Lions Shelter.

Creative Creations 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 included with this camp (taught by the Leawood Aquatic Center Staff). One - 2 week camp, three session to choose from.  Camp meets daily at the Leawood Aquatic Center Concession Deck.

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 included with this camp (taught by the Leawood Aquatic Center Staff).  One Friday field trip will take camper to a local sporting venue.  One - 2 week camp, three sessions to choose from.  Camp meets daily at the basketball court located on the east side of Leawood City Park.

 

Outdoor Camp

Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm
Fee: $190 / Leawood Resident Discounted Fee: $185

Ages 9-12 years

Session 1: June 6-10, Session 2: June 13-17, Session 3: June 20-24
Session 4: June 27-July 1, Session 5: July 11-15, Session 6: July 18-22
Session 7: July 25-29, Session 8: August 1-5

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, 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.  One weekly field trip will take campers to fun and exciting locations.  Possible field trips include: Worlds of Fun, Oceans of Fun, Powerplay, Schlitterbahn, Skyzone, Adventure Zip KC and the Ironwoods Park Challenge Course.  Check back for the schedule of field trips.

 

 

 

Half-Day Nature Camp

Monday-Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
Fee: $165 / Resident Discounted Fee: $135

Session 1: June 6-10, Session 2: June 13-17, Session 3: June 20-24
Session 4: June 27-July 1, Session 5: July 11-15, Session 6: July 18-22
Session 7: July 25-29, Session 8: August 1-5

This camp is intended for younger elementary age children.  Campers will trek through the habitats and environments at Ironwoods Park including the creek, pond, prairie and woods.  Naturalists will see firsthand the animals, rocks, trees and bugs that live in eastern Kansas.

We will investigate weather, water, ecology and other aspects of our natural world.  Your child will truly benefit from this camp learning lessons in science, group interaction and nature exploration.  Five - 3 hour classes.

 

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