Summer Camp

Special Notices:

2021 Summer Camp at F.L. Schlagle Library

Registration: Registration begins Monday, March 1st, 9:00 am ONLINE at www.kckpl.org

*Library staff reserve the right to modify camp dates, times, and capacities due to current COVID restrictions, including complete cancellation.


Register Here

If the camps are full, please call (913)295-8250 ext.2102 to be placed on the waitlist.

Camp Dates: June, July, & August
Please note: Camp Registration Fees are NONREFUNDABLE, except for cancellations due to COVID.

The Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library and Environmental Learning Center offers Summer Camps for four different age groups. See descriptions below.

Summer Camp Info

Nuts about Nature (Ages 5-6)

This camp is for children entering kindergarten ONLY.

  • Camp I Option: June 1-4, 9 a.m.-Noon
  • Camp II Option: June 1-4, 1-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 (plus processing fee)

Through outdoor play, storytelling, crafts, & games we’ll explore habitats, animals, plants, life cycles, and nature using all our senses to guide us. We’ll even practice our colors, shapes, letters, and number skills through our nature activities as we get a head start on kindergarten.

Eco Explorers (Ages 6-8)

  • Camp I Option: June 7-11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Camp II Option: June 14-18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Camp III Option: June 21-25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (plus processing fee)

Eco Explorers camp combines science and nature education with activities such as experiments, archery, hiking and more! We will explore the natural world through hands on activities and games, complete colorful crafts and embark on outdoor adventures.

Discovery Day Camp (Ages 9-11)

  • Camp I Option: *June 28-July 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Camp II Option: *July 12-16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Camp III Option: *July 19-23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (plus processing fee)
  • *Due to COVID, there will be NO overnights this year.

Discovery Day Camp is a fun- and adventure-filled week of activities, crafts and games. Campers will learn all about animals, and participate in outdoor programs such as fishing, archery, hiking, water games and atlatl. They will have fun with science experiments and create nature-inspired art. They will also learn all about team work in nature games and activities.

Destination Science (Ages 12-15)

  • Camp I Option: *July 26-30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Camp II Option: *August 2-6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 (plus processing fee)
  • *Due to COVID, there will be NO overnights this year.

This week-long camp for middle schoolers focuses on science, nature, outdoor skills and teambuilding. Activities may include hiking, archery, fishing, science experiments, engineering, dissection, teambuilding, and animal natural history programs.

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Branch Manager - Jessica Lawrenz

Jessica Lawrenz
Jessica Lawrenz oversees KCKPL's Schlagle Library. You can email her directly at jlawrenz@kckpl.org.