2018 Kansas City Summer Camps: Sports Camps

Posted February 08, 2018 7:14am by Jane

Everywhere we look there are new sports camps popping up in the Kansas City metro area. We won’t even begin to scratch the surface with this 2018 Kansas City Sports Camps list, but we’ll give a go! The obvious place to start is with your local parks and recreation department. Click here for some easy links to parks and rec websites.

Regular Listings:

  • Academy of Riding Starlight Stables (Liberty, MO) offers equestrian summer day camps and lessons in riding, saddling and bridling, stable maintenance, breeds/colors, equine anatomy and safety.
  • Barstow School Summer Camps (south Kansas City, MO) has a great variety of camps for all ages – baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, football, fencing, golf, gymnastics, rock-climbing and horsemanship.
  • Bill Waris Blue Jays Basketball Camp (O’Hara High School)  K-12 grades welcome
  • Blue Valley Recreation (south Johnson County, KS) hosts many different sports classes and camps throughout the summer for various age groups and sports.
  • Blue Valley Soccer Club (south Johnson County, KS) holds recreation- and premier-level soccer camps
  • Camp WIN (Kansas City, MO) empowers girls and women through sports. WIN for KC offers a fun, safe and encouraging environment for the girls ages 6-12 to explore and learn these different activities.
  • Challenger British Soccer Camps (multiple locations across the Kansas City metro area) TONS of camps for kids of all ages and skill levels. And yes, the instructors are British!
  • Coach Rocky Lamar’s Fundamentally Driven Basketball Camp (Olathe, KS) is one of the most well-respected camps in the metro area. Camps are for boys grades 1-10 and are coached by Mid-America Nazarene University’s basketball coaches and varsity players.
  • Comets Summer Soccer Camps: The emphasis for these camps is on learning the techniques of soccer and to introduce the tactical components of the game to enhance skills.
  • Dave’s Gymnastics Factory (Lee’s Summit, MO) offers a full day camp for ages 5-11, all summer long. Activities include gym time and outdoor activities, arts and crafts and swimming.
  • Eagles Gymnastics (south Kansas City, MO) has day camps with different themes each week. Each camp includes gymnastics and special activities related to the week’s theme.
  • Faulkner’s Ranch Pony Camps and Clinics (Lee’s Summit, MO) Kids will learn important equine skills and how to groom, feed and ride ponies during this fun week at the ranch. For children ages 5-10.
  • Flip Zone (Lee’s Summit, MO) open gyms, birthdays, field trips, summer camps, rec classes, competitive gymnastics, cheer and more!
  • First Tee of Greater Kansas City (many locations across the city) hosts junior golf camps at public courses to teach kids ages 5 and up golf skills and life skills. Classes and leagues are also available.
  • Great American Gymnastics Express (GAGE Center) – Bump City Kids Club (Blue Springs, MO) offers week-long, full-day camps that include gymnastics, rock climbing, games, sports, swimming and more.
  • Heartland Fencing Academy (Lenexa, KS) holds camps throughout the year at all levels; summer camp focuses on introduction to fencing
  • Horsin’ Around at Midnight Farm Horsin’ Around is a horsemanship day camp for children with or without special needs. Campers learn riding skills, general horse knowledge, ground skills and lots of other fun activities.
  • i9 Sports Camps (Lenexa, KS) Multi-sport camps are designed to keep your kids safe, active, and educated in sports and life.  Campers will get loads of instruction and game-play in various sports.
  • Integrity Gymnastics  (Overland Park, KS): Offering team and recreational gymnastics for ALL ages. Choose from full or half day options, or a mix of both. Tons of fun daily and half-day themes to keep the kids moving and interested in activities.
  • Integrity Martial Arts Academy (Kansas City, MO, Overland Park, KS, Grandview, MO) summer day camp that will enhance your child’s self-esteem, discipline and character. Lots of activities in addition to martial arts!
  • Jayhawk Baseball Camp:  A variety of baseball camps and clinics throughout the year. Held at the KU field and run by the KU baseball coaching staff and players.
  • Johnson County Community College (Overland Park, KS) offers camps for just about every sport you can think of – plus before & after camp activities.
  • Johnson County Park and Recreation District offers over 30 summer camp programs, including sports, water activities and hiking!
  • Kansas City Athletic Cheer – KCAC (Overland Park, KS) camps and clinics are held year-round for all ages and cheer levels.
  • Kansas City Fencing Center (Overland Park, KS) offers introductory, recreational and competitive fencing camps throughout the summer. Dodgeball camp available too!
  • Kansas Gymnastics & Cheer (Olathe, KS) hosts 1/2-day summertime gymnastics camps for ages 3 & up.  A full rotation around the gym along with arts/crafts activities and free time!
  • KC Watersports (Paola/Hillsdale, KS) offers 1, 5, and 10-day camps for kids, full of water sports fun!
  • Ko Martial Arts (Overland Park, KS) -KOMA is the largest martial arts school in Johnson County and they are hosting numerous summer camps!
  • My Gym Children’s Fitness Center (south Overland Park, KS) participate in music, dance, story-time, games, relays and MY GYM activities!
  • Northland Youth Football Camp (Liberty, MO) hosts kids ages 5-14 for a four evening football camp at William Jewell College.
  • Pembroke Hill Summer Camps (Kansas City, MO) offer a little bit of EVERYTHING including sports like basketball, mixed martial arts, climbing, soccer and volleyball.
  • Pinnacle Gymnastics (Shawnee and Overland Park, KS)– Weekly themed summer camps
  • R&R Stables (Lee’s Summit, MO) offers a host of horse riding clinics and lessons throughout the year, including summer camps.
  • Rockhurst High School (Kansas City, MO) hosts several different summertime sports camps
  • St. Teresa’s Academy Summer Camps (Kansas City, MO) offers sports camps for girls entering grades 3-12.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Summer Camps (Overland Park, KS) has grade school camps for baseball, basketball, football and wrestling (boys) and basketball, cheer, softball and volleyball (girls) for grades K-8.
  • Tamashii Black Belt Academy (Lee’s Summit, MO) offers a year-round Karate program and a wide variety of summer camps that go well beyond martial arts! Tons of fun field trips and great hours for working parents
  • UMKC Women’s Basketball Camps:  We offer 3 sessions for girls in grades K-12, click on the link to see which camp is the best fit for your daughter!
  • YMCA (20 locations in the metro) offers camps that focus on a variety of sports and other activities all summer long. Before and after camp care available.

Be sure to also check the list of General Day and Overnight Camps, as many of those will have sports-related offerings as well!

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