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Business Building, Room 101
500 SW Longview Rd.
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

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Phone: 816.604.2030

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Ed 2 Go

These noncredit online classes offer flexibility and convenience. Classes run for six weeks, and consist of 12 lessons.

Our summer College For Kids program provides half-day and full-day classes that run during June and July (with no classes the week of July 4th). Please note: classes are held Monday-Thursday, with the exception of Basic Horsemanship.

These classes are designed to offer fun learning opportunities to children between the ages of four and 16. College for Kids 2017 will run June 5-July 27.

Download this year's College for Kids brochure (pdf).

For more information, call 816.604.2030.

Enrollment Information

2017 College For Kids enrollment is open! Please call 816.604.2030 to enroll by phone. Enrollment deadline is noon Friday for the following week's classes. To enroll by mail please fill out the registration (download pdf) and mail to the address on the form. 

2017 College for Kids class schedule:

Week of June 5-8:

Minecraft Designers
If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Fee - $179, Black Rocket Staff

Ages 8-11 Ages 11-14
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 5-8 June 5-8


Let's Get Acquainted: An Introductory Review of the American Girl Series
Ages 5-8

New activities plus old favorites! Meet the characters in a special introduction to the fascinating world as told in this series. We will explore different eras in our country’s history through cooking, crafts and activities. Whether you’re just beginning your journey or if you simply want to enjoy an exciting experience, join us! Returning students are welcome.
Fee - $125, Stefanie Rentie
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 5-8


A Study of the American Girl Series
Ages 8-12

Join the gang in a special study of our country’s past. Embark on an exciting journey as we explore history, writing, theater, cooking and crafts through fun and challenging activities. Whether beginning or continuing your experience with this series, don’t miss this class.
Fee - $125, Stefanie Rentie
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 5-8

American Girl® is a registered trademark of American Girl Brands, LLC and is used here only in a descriptive sense. These camps are neither associated with, sponsored by nor endorsed by American Girl Brands, LLC.

Dumbledore’s Army
Ages 10-12

Experience the wizarding world for yourself! Receive your very own admission letter from Hogwarts and enjoy the treasured adventures of a first-year student. Come enjoy butterbeer, learn to cast spells and much, much more.
Fee - $125, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 5-8


Favorite Apps & Video Games Workshop
Ages 7-13

Art is all around us, including on phones and online! Join Young Rembrandts for a workshop inspired by the amazing imagery of our favorite apps and video games! Each day, students will learn new illustration and coloring techniques influenced by popular video games. If your child loves to game or draw, they’ll have a blast putting their own personal touches on some of these favorites! All materials are provided.
Fee - $125, Young Rembrandts
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 5-8


My First Science Lab
Ages 4-6

What do worms eat? Why do some things float, while others sink? How do our senses work and what's inside our bodies?  Young scientists will have fun exploring the lights, color, sound and music of the natural world.  Hands-on sessions will teach senses, bodies, animals, insects and simple chemistry.  Camp includes a daily take home activity as well as a lab coat and goggles.  Please provide a healthy snack for your child each day.
Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9-11:30 a.m.
June 5-8

Kids Creative & Digital Photography
Ages 8-11

Do you want to be a photographer? Or just take better selfies? Learn the ins and outs of taking fantastic digital photos.  Analyze and experiment with photographic techniques through crafts made in class. You’ll learn basics like how to hold and aim a camera as well as how to frame the subject. Then enhance your skills while understanding focal points, background assessments, the famous rule of thirds, depth of field and freezing movement through hands on learning. Discover how light and exposure affects photos through creative crafts like lava lamps. Rhythm and repetition will be considered while playing games and activities. Bring your own digital camera and let your imagination run wild!
Fee - $125, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 5-8

 

Kids Photoshop
Ages 8-11

Learn to use the powerful tools and capabilities of Photoshop Elements. Create cool effects including skin smoothing, eye color changes and filter effects (think Instagram) and, overall, make your snapshots look professional! Prepare pictures for Facebook and blogs, make collages, add text and more. Basics like black and white, sepia and spot color will also be discussed. Everything you need to know to take a picture from “just okay” to “fantastic!” You must bring your own laptop with a version of Photoshop installed; a 30-day free trial is available from www.adobe.com.
Fee - $125, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 5-8


Week of June 12-15

Star Wars Stop Animation
Make your own Star Wars adventure come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or Star Wars and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a new world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Students will need to bring in Star Wars action figures or vehicles from home, but all other equipment provided. Student-created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Fee - $259, Black Rocket Staff

Ages 8-11 Ages 11-14
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 12-15 June 12-15

 

Girl Power
Ages 10-14

Beauty and brains – we’ve got it all! Be inspired and create funky decorations for your room. You’ll be stylin’ with a fun makeover and fashion show. We’ll invent yummy kitchen concoctions to sample and share. Challenge yourself at our brain-busting game station. Add a little science and math to the mix and you have one exciting camp! Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).
Fee - $249, Stefanie Rentie
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 12-15


Calling All Demigods
Ages 10-12

Percy Jackson has Camp Half-Blood, we have College for Kids! Greeks and Romans learned about the world through mythology passed down from generation to generation. Follow the adventures of those same gods and goddesses and experience the wonder of the world through their eyes.
Fee - $125, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 12-15


Pastel Drawing - World of Dinosaurs
Ages 7-13

Travel back in time to the land of the lost. Join Young Rembrandts for a workshop celebrating a favorite topic - dinosaurs! Each day, students will learn to use pastels to create impressive and frame-worthy art.  Artists will draw and color different types of dinosaurs in varying artistic styles ranging from realism, graphic and cartoon. Perfect for kids who love the ancient world of big lizards! Please wear an old shirt or smock each day. All materials provided.
Fee - $125, Young Rembrandts staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 12-15


Mad Science: Mission: Code!
Ages 9-13

Modern technology around us is programmed by humans - become inspired to program machines yourself! Learn and practice fundamental programming concepts (like sequences, loops, algorithms, functions, conditionals and variables). Practice spatial reasoning skills and develop a new way of thinking – computational thinking – including algorithmic thinking, abstraction, decomposition and pattern recognition. Students will work in teams to collaborate and communicate while identifying problems, testing solutions and debugging their programs.
Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 12-15


Mad Science: Clues, Crimes and Culprits
Ages 5-7

Oh NO! The Mad Science monkey is missing! Will you help us figure out where the monkey is? How he got out? And, what he is up to? Join the Mad Science crew as we gather the evidence from the crime scene, and take it back to the lab to analyze it. As the week goes on we will use chemistry, forensics science, physics, and biology to solve the crime. Blood typing, DNA examination, and pH testing are only a few of the scientific tests our young sleuths will get to participate in. Each Jr. Mad Scientist will get a magnifying glass and a case notebook to keep at the end of the week.
Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 12-15


Beginning Sewing
Ages 10-16

If the thought of making your own clothes or room decorations intrigues you, this is the class for you. Learn the basics of a sewing machine and how to read a pattern. Students will make one garment (choice of a skirt or pajama pants) and a pillowcase. After learning these basics, your only limitation is your imagination! A personal sewing machine is not required for this class, but if you have one you would like to use, please inform us when enrolling. Machine must be in good working order. There are limited number of sewing machines available on a first-come-first-served basis. A supply list will be sent after enrollment. Class size is limited to 10 students.
Fee - $125, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 12-15


Pinterest Creations
Ages 10-16

Do you have creativity running through your veins? Are you obsessed with “pinning”? Join us for four fun-filled, creative days of projects all inspired by Pinterest. Projects will include a vase of glitter, a releaf canvas painting, a fleece sleeping bag, some new snack recipes and a few other creative projects. We will take a day to explore Pinterest and pick a project to do as a class. A supply list will be sent upon enrollment.
Fee - $125, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 12-15


Where Art & Science Collide
Ages 5-7

Are you an artist or are you a scientist? You don’t have to choose one or the other! Exercise both sides of your brain as you combine art and science in this fascinating experience. We will be conducting various experiments each day that we will turn into awesome works of art: fizzing sidewalk chalk, galaxy play dough and much more.
Fee - $125, Jennifer Driskell
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 12-15


Sculpture in the Round
Ages 7-10

Would you like to explore the wild world of three-dimensional art? This is the place! We’ll have fun exploring basic sculpture techniques and processes. You will be creating extraordinary faux glass sculptures, air-dry clay creatures and much more!
Fee - $125, Jennifer Driskell
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 12-15

Week of June 19-22

Basic Horsemanship
Ages 8-16 

Join us for the most fun camp ever! We want to create memories for the aspiring equestrians, build skills for the current riders and instill a love and respect of animals. Riders will learn to be responsible for the horse they ride during each of their lessons. They will learn to properly groom, tack and feed. We offer demonstrations and discussions on horse health as well as anatomy, nutrition, conformation and the responsibilities of horse ownership. Riders should wear long pants and closed-toe boots with heels.  Please note: this class is Monday-Wednesday.
Fee - $195, Staff at R&R Stables 
Location: 11420 Milton Thompson Rd., Lee’s Summit 
Mon.-Wed., 1-4 p.m. 
June 19-21 

Introduction to STEM with LEGO
Ages 5-7

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, snowmobiles, catapults, and merry-go-rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.
Fee - $179, Play-Well Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 19-22


STEM Challenge with LEGO
Ages 7-12

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as catapults, pneumatic cranes, arch bridges, and battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.
Fee - $179, Play-Well Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 19-22


Cartoon Creations
Ages 9-11

Are you an artist with a story to tell? Or maybe someone who is just learning to draw? This fun class will help you express your cartoon creations! Join us and watch your creations come alive. We will look at different cartoon artists and their techniques and try those techniques in our own creations.
Fee - $125, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 19-22


African Safari Workshop
Ages 7-13

Go on a Safari adventure with Young Rembrandts this summer! We will explore the exciting land and many animals that inhabit Africa. In four days we will draw a variety of animals in various scenes with different media and drawing styles. The last day we will draw with pastels. Our exploration through Africa allows for a bounty of adventure and creativity. All materials provided.
Fee - $125, Young Rembrandts staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 19-22


Super Summer Science Lab
Ages 7-12

Let Mad Science get you moving with this great five-day camp. Do you love to build, design, and fix things? Put on your engineer's hat to see how science is used to build skyscrapers, bridges, and tunnels. Use simple machines to help lift weights. Spend a day being a true Mad Scientist as you learn about chemical reactions that you might encounter in your daily life. Ever wonder how a camera works? See how cameras capture light to store images and how movie makers make images move and create 3-D effects during "Shutterbugs" day. Finally, take a walk on the wild side as you explore the nature of birds, beasts, and bugs. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).
Fee - $249, Mad Science staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 19-22


For the Love of Quilting
Ages 10-16

If you have basic knowledge of a sewing machine and can sew a straight line, you can make your own quilt! For this class, you will choose to make a t-shirt quilt or ONE of two different quilt designs. If you choose to make a t-shirt quilt, gather nine graphic t-shirts to create your keepsake. We will cut up the shirts, sew on additional cotton fabrics and create a colorful lap quilt all in one week. For all projects, a supply list will be sent after enrollment. A personal sewing machine is not required for this class, but if you have one you would like to use during the class, please inform us when enrolling. Machine must be in great use. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).
Fee - $259, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
June 19-22


Teens Creative & Digital Photography
Ages 12-15

Have people told you that you should be a photographer? Are you the one that always pulls out the camera at family events?  Let’s learn how to do it right. In this class we explore using your camera in a creative way – pushing the normal limits of typical photography. We spend time working one on one exploring each individual camera and the limitations it has. We will go over the basics then delve into the world of shooting manually to break the barriers that come with the programmed modes. Students will gain more if they have a digital SLR camera with a manual mode.
Fee - $125, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 19-22


Teens Photoshop
Ages 12-15

Regardless of the version of Photoshop you currently use, this class will go beyond the basics, customizing a design or editing goal for each student. Though we will go over all the foundational techniques, this class is fashioned with the pre-professional in mind. Are you looking at Photoshop as a tool for design in art? Fashion? Photography? Robotics? Graphic or Web design? Photoshop is used in fields as diverse as architecture, astronomy, animation, forensics and medicine. Learn to use the powerful tools and capabilities of Photoshop. You must bring your own laptop with a version of Photoshop installed; a free trial is available from www.adobe.com.
Fee - $125, Debra Lawrence
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 19-22

Week of June 26-29:

Checkmate Challenge Lego Camp
Ages 5-16

Strategy and tactical maneuvering are at the heart of playing chess. The Kansas City Chess Club certified staff will build those skills as well as showing kids basic engineering skills in building Lego® chess sets. There will be medals, chess books prizes and a Chess Camp t-shirt for all players! Fun for both girls and boys, all skill levels welcome. Boy Scouts can earn their Chess merit badge and Cub Scouts can earn their belt loop and pin while having fun!
Fee - $179, Kansas City Chess Club
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 26-29


Make Your First 3D Video Game
Try this new version of a Black Rocket classic! This class allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay and storytelling. Student-created games will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Fee - $179, Black Rocket Staff

Ages 8-11 Ages 11-14
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m. - noon Mon.-Thurs., 1- 4 p.m.
June 26-29 June 26-29

Dumbledore’s Army
Ages 10-12

Experience the wizarding world for yourself! Receive your very own admission letter from Hogwarts and enjoy the treasured adventures of a first-year student. Come enjoy butterbeer, learn to cast spells and much, much more.
Fee - $125, Kristina Earley
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
June 26-29


Animal Drawing Workshop
Ages 7-13

Kids love to draw animals! We will imagine ourselves at the zoo as we learn to draw a variety of different animals. Lions, giraffes, tigers, birds and more! Realistic and cartoon styles will be explored. Be a part of something fun and rewarding. All materials provided.
Fee - $125, Young Rembrandts Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
June 26-29


Mad Science: OOeey GOOey Gross Science
Ages 7-12

Make a lemon battery, electroplate a penny and conduct electrochemistry with goldenrod paper. Clean up your own germs with soap and “exploding toothpaste” and then get dirty again with slime. Find out what stomach acids do by experimenting with our popper stoppers and liquid ooze. Discover how a clock can run on soda or water without batteries and learn how new compounds are created from chemical reactions. Become a forensic scientist and learn science behind solving a crime! We’ll take a fantastic trip into “cell city” and the human body. Learn about what makes up your cells and heredity. Discover what burps are made of with dry ice. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).
Fee - $249, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
June 26-29

Week of July 10-13

Minecraft© Modders
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.
Fee - $179, Black Rocket Staff

Ages 8-11 Ages 11-14
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 10-13 July 10-13

Pastel Drawing: Ocean Life
7-13

Four fun-filled days await our students as we explore ocean life as they learn to draw and color with pastels. We will create detailed, pastel compositions on each day, focusing on a different ocean-themed subject. Eye-catching sea stars, a pair of vibrant clown fish, a sea turtle with bold patterns, and much more. Our instruction will bring remarkable results, and you will want to head to the frame shop with your child’s finished pastel pieces. Please wear an old shirt or smock each day. All materials provided.
Fee - $125, Young Rembrandts Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
July 10-13


Mad Science: Rockin' Robots Plus
8-12     

Does your kid love robots so much that a half day of them isn’t enough? Due to overwhelming interest and demand, Mad Science is excited to announce we have created a full-day version of Rockin’ Robots! We have added in hours of new hands on activities: robot mazes, alternative energy sources (solar, wind and hydrogen), additional take homes (including a circuit maze game they will design and build themselves) and lots more hands-on time with robots. As in our half-day version, we will explore several different types of robots that do a variety of jobs. We will learn about the history of robot design, how sensors work, simple programming and participate in robot relays. And kids will build a working robot to take home at the end of the week.
Fee - $249, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 10-13


Comedy Camp

Introverts and extroverts welcome; this class puts all participants on equal footing. We use theater exercises and improvisation games like those seen on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" to create a performance ensemble and produce true-to-life comedy (and sometimes drama) from thin air. Leave with more self-confidence, better listening skills and a team-building attitude for the stage and for life
Fee - $125, Brandey Chandler

Ages 9-12 Ages 12-15
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 10-13 July 10-13


Art Journaling
Ages 12-15

An art journal is a place for you to create free expression with color, painting, drawings, collage and much more! It’s not so much the end result, but the whole process! The art journal can be a notebook, diary, sketchbook, scrapbook or anything that has blank pages in which to create, but in this class we will actually make our own. Various types of art journaling techniques will be learned in order to craft a beautiful journal that is uniquely yours!
Fee - $125, Nikki Worstell
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 10-13

Week of July 17-20:

Jedi Engineering with LEGO
Ages 5-7

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects such as LEGO® X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!
Fee - $179, Play-Well Technology Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
July 17-20


Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO
Ages 7-12

The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.
Fee - $179, Play-Well Technology Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 17-20


Fashion, Faces and Flowers
7-13

For fashionistas, florists and budding makeup artists, this Young Rembrandts workshop celebrates the beautiful world of fashion. Every day students will be challenged and delighted drawing images that exude loveliness. Students will draw faces, stretch their imaginations illustrating whimsical flowers and challenge their creativity when tying them all together in fanciful settings. Prepare for elegance and a heap of drawing excellence! All materials provided.
Fee - $179, Young Rembrandts Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 17-20


Mad Science: Brixology
Ages 9-12

Brixology sets the foundation for our next generation of makers! Learn about the exciting field of engineering as a Mad Scientist guides you and your team to accomplish engineering-themed projects using LEGO® bricks. Step in the shoes of an aerospace engineer while assembling a space station and delve into the physics of carnival rides, structural basics of bridges and nature’s very own engineering marvels. Tinker with LEGO® bricks during camp and build your own models to test and rebuild at home! Get into engineering the Mad Science way!
Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
July 17-20


Mad Science: Secret Agent Lab
Ages 6-12

Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!
Fee - $179, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 17-20


Beginning Sewing
Ages 10-16

If the thought of making your own clothes or room decorations intrigues you, this is the class for you. Learn the basics of a sewing machine and how to read a pattern. Students will make one garment (choice of a skirt or pajama pants) and a pillowcase. After learning these basics, your only limitation is your imagination! A personal sewing machine is not required for this class, but if you have one you would like to use, please inform us when enrolling. Machine must be in good working order. There are limited number of sewing machines available on a first-come-first-served basis. A supply list will be sent after enrollment. Class size is limited to 10 students.
Fee - $125, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
July 17-20


Pinterest Creations
Ages 10-16

Do you have creativity running through your veins? Are you obsessed with “pinning”? Join us for four fun-filled, creative days of projects all inspired by Pinterest. Projects will include a vase of glitter, a releaf canvas painting, a fleece sleeping bag, some new snack recipes and a few other creative projects. We will take a day to explore Pinterest and pick a project to do as a class. A supply list will be sent upon enrollment.
Fee - $125, Amanda Jeffries
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 17-20


Babysitter Training
Ages 11-15

The best babysitters are those who are well trained. This course, offered in partnership with the American Red Cross, focuses on safety: general guidelines, safe play, basic care, first aid and infant/child CPR. It also teaches leadership and professionalism to help you make good decisions. Whether you have experience as a babysitter or just want to be trained for this important job, you will receive valuable information and hands-on training in this workshop. A book and CD-ROM are included.
Fee - $125, Joe Gilman
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
July 17-20


Pet First Aid
Ages 9-13

Your pet can be your best friend and relies on you for care, but would you know what to do if you needed to provide more than just food, water and playtime? Learn how to handle a pet emergency in this American Red Cross course. We’ll learn about symptoms and care for animal sickness and emergencies, instructions for creating a pet first-aid kit and tips to keep your pet healthy. You will receive a book with DVD and a student first-aid kit for use in class, practice on dog or cat mannequins (specify dog or cat when enrolling) and receive practical pet health tips and lifetime American Red Cross certification.
Fee - $125, Joe Gilman
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 17-20


Week of July 24-27:

Checkmate Challenge Lego Camp
Ages 5-16

Strategy and tactical maneuvering are at the heart of playing chess. The Kansas City Chess Club certified staff will build those skills as well as showing kids basic engineering skills in building Lego® chess sets. There will be medals, chess books prizes and a Chess Camp t-shirt for all players! Fun for both girls and boys, all skill levels welcome. Boy Scouts can earn their Chess merit badge and Cub Scouts can earn their belt loop and pin while having fun!
Fee - $179, Kansas City Chess Club
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 24-27


Space Workshop
Ages 7-13

We will explore the topic of space while working in three different mediums. At first, we’ll draw space ships and aliens while completing our drawing with colored pencils. Then we will learn cartoon techniques with bold colors. And finally we will complete a large space piece using pastels. Wear an old shirt or a smock on the last two days. All materials provided.
Fee - $125, Young Rembrandts Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon
July 24-27


Mad Science: 3,2,1 Blastoff
Ages 7-12

This action packed week will focus on rockets and the physics of rocket flight. After learning the model rocket safety code, campers will build several different types of rockets and participate in the launching of multiple different rockets during the week long program. Children will be divided into three groups; altitude trackers, launch preparation and launchers for all rocket launches and will get the opportunity to try all three roles. Children should pack a sack lunch and beverage (no peanut products, please).
Fee - $249, Mad Science Staff
Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 24-27


Super Study Skills
Ages 12-15

Gotta do it, so why not do it right and have some fun in the process! We’ll focus on skills in organization, time management, textbook reading, notetaking, memorization, test preparation and more. Be ready to tackle those classes next fall!
Fee - $149 (includes book), Kat DeWald
Mon.-Thurs., 1-4 p.m.
July 18-21

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