Camps for Ages 8 - 13

 

  • All Summer Camps meet Monday - Friday.
  • Most camps conclude with a 'sharing' for family and friends on Friday.
  • Camp fees include AM or PM snack, and a camp t-shirt.
  • Enroll in both the AM camp and the PM camp for a full day of fun and savings. 
  • Multi-Camp (or kid) Discount: enroll in 2 or more weeks of camp and save! More camps equal more savings.  
  • All Summer Camps will be held at KCYA at 3732 Main Street, KC MO 64111 
  • Ask about our Scholarship program!

 

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View our Summer Musical Theatre Performance Classes

 

Acting Out

 

Imagination required!  In this dynamic camp students will study the fundamentals of performance and hone their acting skills. Warm-ups, vocal work, movement, games, and character work will all be used to overcome inhibitions and awaken the inner actor. 

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/17/19   - Sorry, this camp is FULL.

TIME: 8:30am-12:00pm

ARTIST:  Austin Meyer

FEE:  $150

 

Combine Acting Out with Backstage Basics for a full day for only $240! - Sorry, this full day option is FULL.

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Animal Explorations

 

This three day camp will bring the Zoo to life at KCYA! Our campers will explore animal behavior, habitats and more!  Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups as they explore zoology through the arts during this action-packed week where science and the arts combine! There will not be an end of the week sharing for this camp.

 

* This is a 3 day camp, due to the 4th of July Holiday. Campers will be divided into age appropriate groups.

 

AGE: 4-13

WEEK:  7/1/19*   

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Paige AhleniusFranci WitteEmma CarterAustin Meyer

FEE:  $150

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Backstage Basics

 

The process of creating theatre will be examined through the eyes of the designers. If your student wants to know what makes the play come to life then this is the camp for them. Set design, scene painting, costume design, and stage make-up will all be explored. 

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/17/19   This camp is FULL but you may sign up for the wait list.

TIME: 1:00pm-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Heather Tinker

FEE:  $150

 

Combine Backstage Basics with Acting Out for a full day of fun for only $240! - Sorry, this full day option is FULL.

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Build A Toy

 

Campers will bring their imaginations to life in this exciting camp! They will learn how to dream, design and make their own toys in this week-long  adventure. From soccer balls to kites, this camp gives students the power to create their own fun!

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  7/15/19   

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Paige Ahlenius

FEE:  $260

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Cirque de KCYA

 

Take off into the magical world of Cirque de Soleil! Campers will explore tumbling, movement, costume and make-up design, and art projects. 

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  7/15/19   

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Emma Carter, Madeleine Trotier

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Hip Hop Express

 

Pick up some of the hottest hip hop dance moves this summer! Students will learn high-energy group choreography using hip-hop dance elements such as pop locking, tumbling and more! Explore elements of freestyle, create a hip- hop "crew" name and perform in the Friday Showcase for friends and family. Hip hop style is urban, it's street, it's diverse, and forever changing - best of all, you'll love it!  Hip Hop Dance, Move to the Beat rhythm Exploration and Tumbling are all included. 

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/17/19   Sorry, this camp is full. You may sign up for the wait list though.

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Bobbi FoudreeFranci WitteChristi Coffey   

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Improv Adventure

 

Campers will create hilarious comedy sketches and improv scenes similar to Saturday Night Live using improvisational techniques, performance skills, and their imaginations.  Campers will work with professional teaching artists to develop their own comedic style and put it all together for a performance for family and friends.

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  6/24/19   One spot is available!

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  John Mulvey

FEE:  $235

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  7/22/19   Sorry, this camp is FULL

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  John Mulvey

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Let's Dance

 

Students will love this comprehensive and energizing week of dance! This is a great opportunity to become a versatile dancer by learning various styles. Camp may include ballet, jazz, hip hop and musical theatre styles. Dancers will impress family and friends with their new steps at the final presentation on Friday. No prior dance experience required. 

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  6/24/19   

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Kim ShopeBrad Shaw, Madeleine Trotier, Christi Coffey  

FEE:  $235

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  7/22/19   

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Bobbi FoudreeMady ThelenFranci Witte

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Let's Put on A Show - Aesop's Fables

 

Students will learn how to take a play from the page to the stage! During this fun-filled week, they will form a theatre troupe, and become producer, director, stage manager, designer, actor/actress...all rolled into one. Campers will create and build their own costume, make-up and set designs.

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/3/19   - Sorry, this camp is FULL!

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Ashlea Christopher

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Musical Theatre 

 

Become a triple threat! Campers will sing, dance, and act their way through a fun-filled week of musical theatre. Focusing on scenes from a Broadway Musical, they will learn how to put these three essential elements together in an energetic and compelling manner. Wow family and friends at the Friday afternoon performance that concludes the camp!

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/10/19   Shrek - This camp is FULL. You can still sign up to be on the wait list.

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Brad Shaw   

FEE:  $235

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  7/8/19  Fame   Sorry, this camp is FULL.

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Sarah Nickerson, Leslie Pollock

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


Passport to Adventure

 

Spend your final days of summer with DaVinci and KCYA! This camp will bring the world of Leonardo Davinci to life through STEM and the Arts. Throughout the week, campers will earn stamps in their passport as we explore this exciting time in history. We will divide campers into age-appropriate groups as they create their very own works of art.  There will not be an end of the week sharing for this camp.

 

Students wil be divided into age-appropriate groups at the beginning of this action-packed week.

 

AGE: 4-13

WEEK:  7/29/19

TIME: 8:30am-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Sarah NickersonDanielle MaysPaige AhleniusFranci Witte

FEE:  $235

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Visual Arts Camp

 

Campers will spend the week exploring their inner artist as they work with professional teaching artists to develop visual art skills. The week will include multiple arts mediums! Campers will be amazed with the fantastic pieces they will have to take home at the end of this great camp!

 

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/10/19   Only 1 spot is available for the AM camp.

TIME: 8:30am-12:00pm

ARTIST:  Jamie RootAnthony Jappa 

FEE:  $165

 

AGE: 8-13

WEEK:  6/10/19   The afternoon session of this camp is FULL. You can still sign up for the AM session or to be on the wait list.

TIME: 12:00pm-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Paige AhleniusDaLene DePriest

FEE:  $165

 

 

AGE: 10-13

WEEK:  7/8/19   

TIME: 8:30am-12:00pm

ARTIST:  Jamie RootPaige Ahlenius

FEE:  $165

 

AGE:10-13

WEEK:  7/8/19   

TIME: 12:00pm-4:00pm

ARTIST:  Brad ShawDaLene DePriest

FEE:  $165

 

Combine Visual Arts AM and Visual Arts PM for a full day for $260

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Extended Day

 

Extend the fun til 5:30pm. The perfect solution for working parents!  

$50.00 per child per week 

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


All enrollments are processed online through Active Camp and Class Manager. There is a small (4%) fee added to the class costs to cover part of the administration fees.