Summer Camps for Kids – Joplin’s Local Family Fun

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Looking for a summer camp for your child? Take a look at the list of camps we have listed below, and have your kids making memories in no time! To find more information on a camp, click the name of the camp and the website will pull up. Feel free to contact us with camp information that we can add to the list! 

Spiva will be hosting an array of camps this summer for children of all ages.
Follow this link for more information:  Spiva Center for the Arts Summer Camps

Adventures in Robotics Workshop  ~
Adventures in Robotics is a series of hands-on workshops for children conducted each summer by the Pittsburg State University faculty. Children must be 9 years old by July 1st in order to enroll, with a recommended upper limit of 13. All sessions will be held in the laboratories and facilities of the Kansas Technology Center on the east side of the Pittsburg State University campus.

Topics to be covered include the following: teamwork, programming, brainstorming, construction techniques, robotic basics, and electro-mechanics.

Students enrolling in Robotics II should have completed Robotics I or have prior experience with Lego(TM) Systems.

Construct Your Future  ~
A fast paced look at the materials, processes, and design methods involved in the construction industry.  Students will receive first hand experience on material classification and usage.

Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp ~
Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada. Our experienced staff study the game at all levels and we have identified the key techniques and skills that your players need to work on and master to reach their true potential. With programs for each age, the curriculums includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a mini tournament play.

Players also learn about our core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.
Ages: 3 to 14
Where: Joplin – Carthage – Miami – Pittsburg
Dates: Vary

Camp Wildcat Summer Day Camp ~
Hope to have information for 2019

Children’s Theater Summer Workshop ~

“WhoDunnit” and “Hello, Hollywood” are the these of the camp workshops this year. Students will learn aspects of putting on a production like costumes, props and sets!

To register call 417-623-3638

Joplin Family Y Summer Adventure Day Camp ~
When kids experience YMCA Day Camp, they experience something new every day… like the power of a positive mentor, the confidence that comes from trying—and succeeding—and the importance of healthy, long-lasting friendships. But to our happy campers, Summer Adventure Day Camp just feels like it’s all about having fun.

To provide the safest possible environment, all counselors have been trained in CPR, first aid, abuse prevention and effective guidance and discipline. They also are certified in basic water rescue. All staff members have passed a state criminal background check.

Zumba Kids!
Head out to the Joplin Family Y every Tuesday and Thursday this June and July! Elementary aged children can have some fun and exercise at the same time! Adults can get a day pass for $6 and children are $3 – double check to see if you will need to purchase an adult pass for Zumba Kids
While there, also check out Fit Kid Army that is opened to members and non-members! This class is also held on Tuesday and Thursday for ages 6 to 12. For more information: Fit Kid Army

Joplin Outlaws Youth Camp ~
Camp is for all kids age 6 – 12 who would like to practice their baseball skills alongside our collegiate players.  Each child will be instructed in the arts of fielding, batting, & sportsmanship.

Kid’s Show Choir Camp ~
Kids in grades 2-8 will have a blast kicking of summer at this half-day camp held at JHS!

Little Miss Cheer Camp ~
Spend the week learning fun routines, rockin’ the bow, and playing games. End it with a fun performance for friends and family!

List of Joplin School Camps ~
Check out the list of summer camps and activities with the Joplin schools

Missouri Southern Softball Camps ~
The camp season begins in June as they host the Summer Advanced Skill Camp for ages 6 and up!

Rock Camp with Ernie Williamson Music ~
Info soon


Summer Discovery Academy in Joplin ~
Summer is always an exciting and busy season! The Summer Discovery Academy will offer classes from Robotics, foreign language, performing arts, drawing and painting, sports, and so much more!

Summer Fun Day Camp ~
This year Joplin Parks and Recreation will provide weekly summer camps for area children. Each week you will be exploring something new and exciting!

For more information or to register, contact the Joplin Athletic Complex at 3301 W. 1st Street, or call at 417-625-4750

Victory Summer Camp ~
Victory is the place to be this summer! Sports, drama, art, and more – Check it out and pass it on!



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