SEEK (Summer Engineering Experience for Kids ) is a free, three-week, out-of-school time initiative designed to expose under-served students of color to STEM engineering education. SEEK catalyzes students’ interest in math and science concepts and is part of NSBE’s broader strategy to pipeline minority students into careers in STEM engineering disciplines.
...is a summer-long performing arts program sponsored by the KC Friends of Alvin Ailey, providing a platform for urban core Middle School youth, ages 11 to 14.
...are weekend grief support camps. Camp Erin is for children between the ages of 6 and 17; Camp Carousel is for school-aged children between the ages of 5 and 18. The camps are a service of KC Hospice.
...provides an opportunity for children with chronic kidney disease to participate in a camping experience and develop peer relationships regardless of their medical needs.
...offers a quality overnight camp involving relationshiop development, recreation, and relaxation for children with autism spectrum disorders. Camp Encourage is staffed by top quality counselors and medical and behavioral specialists.
...(Made In The Image Of God) is a resident camp devoted to organizing and creating quality life experiences and lasting memories for children born with Spina Bifida, who learn to see their abilities...not their limitations.
...is a safe and supportive camp community for children with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Typical camp site and activities are staffed by doctors, nurses, mental health specialists, and trained counselors.
...is a residential one-week camp for children with Type 1 Diabetes. Typical camp activities are augmented by education in diabetes self-management skills taught by endocrinology health professionals.
...serves children (and their families) affected by cancer. Each camper has an assigned companion 24 hours a day. Days are filled with games, crafts, swimming, boating, fishing, dancing and campfires.
...is WIN for KC's flagship youth day camp where girls ages 6–12 are introduced to over 14 different sports. Each sport is taught by high school and collegiate coaches. Camp WIN is supported by the Girl Scouts and the Women's Sports Foundation.
Joshua Camp is for kids diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, Asperger Syndrome and OCD. For many of these kids, it is the first time they have met someone else with the same disorder.
...offers creative, educational opportunities for children with special emphasis on providing services to low-income and minority children.
...are magical opportunities for children with severe autism to experience the joys of camp -- crafts, sing-a-longs, horseback riding and animal petting and care in indoor paddocks.
...is a supportive environment where children spend a week with others who have also experienced burn injuries. Fun is the focus and friendships form quickly.
...creates positive memories in the lives of the abused, neglected or abandoned child as its mission. This local chapter of Royal Family Kids Camps is one of over 130 camps nationwide treating foster children like royalty.
...partners with youth to provide opportunities for academic enrichment and social development, forming connections with the larger community.
...provides hundreds (typically 300-600) of youth from Kansas City's urban core in an experiential outdoor education program.
Wonderland Camp provides a fun and educational camp experience for children, teenagers, and adults with developmental disabilities. Our six-day summer resident program and weekend respite camps allow campers to experience the outdoors, boating, dances, and more while our staff support all campers ensuring the "camper comes first".
Camp Hope is a camp for children who have, or have had cancer. It is a week-long camp near Claflin, KS, and is located within the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area.
CHD Families Camp Systole is a medically supervised, free, day and overnight camp for children ages 6-15 years living with congenital heart disease, as well as additional programs for their families.
Kingdom Kids Camp is a weeklong camp for neglected and abused kids ages 6 to 12, who are now in foster care.
...is a five-day six-hours-a-day camp in Bucyrus, Kansas for children 8-13 who have disabilities as well as their able-bodied, more typically developing peers. Campers rotate through Horsemanship, Riding, Crafts, Games, Barn Time and Horse Care.