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School Year and Summer Camps

Camp Compass

COMmunity – PASsion – Service

Summer Day Camp

Camp Lake of the Woods

7310 Oakwood Dr
Kansas City, MO 64132


June 14 – 18 Eat or Be Eaten
All things food (open flame cooking, fire starting, garden building and planting)

June 21 – 25 Reach for the Sky
Learn about all things that fly (archery, rocket building, kite creations)

June 28 – July 2 Save the Earth
The 3 R’s (Composting, recycled bird feeder building, and community recycling project)

July 5 – 9 Go Underground
All things underground (ant/worm farm, learn about fish, caves, and more)

July 12 – 16 X Marks the Spot
No GPS allowed (scavenger hunts, mapping)

July 19 – 23 Be Prepared
Learn how to survive in the wild (shelter building, tent safety, knot tying, outdoor food storage)

July 26 – 30 Survive the Wild(life)
Find the animals that live around us (animal tracking, time with the Nature Center and the Zoo)

Activities run every day from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Before and after-care available for free (7:30 AM – 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM)

Cost: It is important the EVERY child has the opportunity to turn off their screened devices and play in nature, so we have created 2 price options this year:
1. $225 per week
2. $275 per week ($50 will be put towards scholarships to ensure every child has a chance to go to camp.)

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Camp Fire Youth Day Camps are proudly accredited by the American Camp Association.
We’re hiring experienced, caring, and talented summer staff if you, or anyone you know, is interested.

Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within