2024 Summer Escapades

Registration for our 2024 Summer Outdoor Camps will open on Jan. 29th at NOON!

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Summer Camp FUN

Beat the summer slump, and have a breakout year at Summer Escapades. Campers will build their character through safe and diverse activities, discovering new skills and interests, making new friends, and connecting with their community. Each outdoor camp session features field trips and swimming, sports and fitness activities, arts and crafts, community service, nature exploration, and more.


Camp Details For 2024 young man talks to a boy about bowling

  • Camp Duration: 9 or 10 1-week camps
    • 9-Week Camps Start: June 3rd to Aug. 2nd (no camp on June 19th or July 4th due to the holiday)
    • 10-Week Camps Start: May 28th to Aug. 2nd (no camp on May 27th, June 19th, or July 4th due to the holiday )
  • Camp Cost:
    • First child: 140.00 (resident) and 154.00 (non-resident)
    • Two or more children (same family/week): 10% Discount 
  • Camp Days/Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Weather Note: Extreme weather conditions may occasionally require the changing and/or canceling of some outdoor camp activities
  • Camp T-Shirts: You will receive 2 shirts when you register for the camp.  Shirts will be passed out on the first day of camp that your child attends.  If you would like to purchase additional shirts please call registration at 913-831-3359.
  • JCPRD Summer Camp weekly swimming will be determined upon local pool availability.   

Camp Locations, Shelter & Ages

9-Week Camps Begin: June 3rd to Aug. 2nd (no camp on June 19th, or July 4th due to the holiday) 

  • 4 girls holding slime while a boy holds his hands up in the air behind themHeritage Park
    • 16050 Pflumm Road
      Olathe, KS 66062
    • Shelter 3 - Ages 5* to 8
    • Shelter 7 - Ages 9 to 12
  • Antioch Park
    • 6501 Antioch Road
      Merriam, KS 66202
    • Shelter 2 - Ages 8 to 10
    • Shelter 3 - Ages 5* to 7
  • Harmon Park 
    • 7727 Delmar                                                     
    • Prairie Village, KS 66208          
    • Ages 5* to 10
  • Big Bull Creek
    • 20425 Road
      Edgerton, KS 66021
    • Ages 5* to 10

*5-year-olds must have proof of kindergarten completion.

10-Week Camps Begin: May 28th to Aug. 2nd (no camp on May 27th, June 19th, or July 4th due to the holiday) 

  • Shawnee Mission Park
    • 7900 Renner Road
      Shawnee, KS 66219
    • Shelter 10 - Ages 5* to 7
    • Shelter 8 - Ages 8 to 10
  • Thomas S. Stoll Park
    • 12500 W 119th Street
      Overland Park, KS 66210
    • Ages 5* to 10

*5-year-olds must have proof of kindergarten completion.

Summer Camp Open House 

Summer Camp Open House will be held on Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00pm at the camps shelter house that you will be in attendance.  We strongly encourage you to attend so that you can get a better feel of what is expected at camp.  Camp policies, staff introductions, programming activities, and individual questions can be asked at this time.  If you are not able to attend please read through the Summer Camp Orientation Slideshow.  

JCPRD Summer Camp Refund Policy

  • Full refunds will be granted if requested no later than (2) weeks prior to the camp start date the participant is registered for.  
  • All requests must be submitted via email to [email protected].
  • Phone requests will not be accepted.  
  • Reason for withdrawal must be stated in the written request.  
  • Please allow two to three weeks for refunds to be received.
  • Withdraw requests made within two weeks of the camp start date may transfer to another JCPRD camp, program, or activity within the calendar year.  Withdraw requests made within two weeks of the camp start date may transfer to another JCPRD camp, program, or activity within the calendar year.  The deadline for transfers is before 12PM the Friday before camp starts the following week. 
  • A $15 processing fee will be assessed to each individual transfer or refund transaction.  

Prepare for Camp Documents

Register for Outdoor Summer Camp HERE

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