Your KC Summer Guide: Day Camps and Classes

Kids not old enough for traditional camp can still experience the benefits at these mini camps, workshops and classes featuring art, science, cooking and music.

Summer Camp – Ceramic Café

Campers learn a variety of kiln fired arts including glass fusing, hand building with clay and pottery painting and glazing techniques.

Kids in the Kitchen – The Culinary Center of Kansas City

Classes are offered for kids as young as age 2 and cover topics like cooking fundamentals, baking, ethnic cuisines, BBQ and more.

Summer Camp – French and Music House

Week-long camps for all types of students with classes in art, French and music.

Critter Club – Kansas City Zoo

This weekly preschool (ages 3-5) science hour meets at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. Adults are free, children are $5, and FOTZ members get a 10% discount. If you have not pre-registered, check in at the Education office.

Summer Art Classes – Orange Easel

Summer is about exploration, creativity, mess-making, freedom and invention. Orange Easel has classes for every age and artistic ability!

Camp ARTrageous – Paint, Glaze & Fire

Camp ARTrageous is big-time fun for kids and big-time convenience for parents. Four camp sessions available with six 90-minute classes per session. Themes include Beach Bound, All About Me, Movie Mania and Woodland Wonders. Sign up for a full session or mix and match classes to fit your schedule. Ages 6-12.

Summer Camps – Pintervention DIY Studio

Themed craft weeks for ages 6-10 include animals, experimental art, animals and explore through art. Classes meet 9 a.m. – noon. for four days. Sessions always sell out quickly, so reserve your spot early. 

Summer Day Camps – We Rock the Spectrum

We Rock the Spectrum offers a number of half- and full-day camp options with sessions running June 19-August 4. Registration is under way and spots are filling up fast!

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