Outdoor Summer Camps
Entering Grades 6th - 9th
L.E.A.D. (Leadership Education and Development)
Camps are from June 5 - August 4
Welcome to L.E.A.D. Summer Camp! - Monday - Friday, 7am – 6pm
Do more this summer! L.E.A.D. Camp builds the character of young leaders through career and education exploration, community service and stewardship, and engaging recreation activities. For youth entering grades 6-9, L.E.A.D. Camp offers a summer of friendships, new experiences, and exciting challenges. Each one week session, campers will be able to select their own schedule from a variety of diverse activities, putting them in charge of their summer. Through leadership education and service learning, life skills, arts, sports and recreation opportunities, and more, L.E.A.D. campers have the potential to make a difference in the community and themselves.
New: Pool and Recreation
fees now included!
L.E.A.D. Camp Locations
Mid-America West Sports Complex
- Okun Fieldhouse
20200 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66218
Wheatridge Middle School - 318 East Washington St.,
Gardner, KS 66030
L.E.A.D Summer Camp Registration
Enrollment is Limited - Early registration is encouraged. Full payment
is due upon registration.
Ways to Register:
1. Online: Click on the green
button below to begin the registration process.
Note: The second child discount is unavailable online. You
may register and then email firstname.lastname@example.org
for the second child amendment and refund.
|2. Walk-in: Registration, Bldg.
D, Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS, Monday through
Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm.
|3. Mail: Mail in the Registration
Form to JCPRD Registration, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, KS
|4. Fax: Download and complete the
Form and fax to (913) 831-6336.
|After Camp Registration:
Here to complete & submit camper paperwork.
L.E.A.D Summer Camp Parent Orientation
Parent Orientation will be on Thursday, May 25th at 6:30pm at the camp location.
Please contact our program staff
if you were
unable to attend the program orientation.
L.E.A.D. Summer Camp
2017 JCPRD L.E.A.D. Summer Camp Policy Statement [PDF]
Scholarships may be available for qualifying families through
Community Development Block Grant funding. For more information,
please contact (913) 826-3014.
Families are asked to contribute one large bottle of
sunscreen per week, SPF 50 or greater, for each participant during
the summer. Waterproof, lotion sunscreen is preferred. These bottles
are stored securely by the program staff, and used by all participants
throughout the summer. Please inform program staff if your camp
participant has allergies requiring specific sunscreen. Participants
will apply sunscreen regularly throughout each camp day, administered
by program staff or under their supervision.
|Camp Transfers: FEE $15
All transfer requests must be submitted in writing a
minimum of two weeks prior to the week of camp either by email
to email@example.com or by fax
to (913) 831-3311 and are subject to a $15 processing fee. ALL
FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. Camps are not prorated for holidays,
sick days, early pick-ups, late drop offs or suspensions.
Inclement Weather Changes:
Extreme weather conditions may occasionally require the changing
and/or canceling of some outdoor camp activities. Programs will
communicate changes to the schedule, due to weather, through
postings at the site, on the camp cell-phone message, and through
Twitter. Parents may contact the program cell-phone, as well
as follow outdoor camps on Twitter to find changes to the camp
and weather plans.
You can also follow the camps on Twitter for
activities highlights and inclement weather updates. You do
not need a Twitter account to follow the programs.
L.E.A.D. Camp: @JCPRDLEADCamp
|(FAQs) Frequently Asked Questions:
For additional answers and information, view our FAQ
Please contact us at (913) 831-3355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Thank you so much for going above and beyond to get the kids learning. Parents are crazy if they think they'll find a better program for their kids."